River Baroness

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Cruise line
U by Uniworld (Uniworld)

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9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
24 Sep, 2017 - 04 Oct, 2017

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River Baroness Review and Specifications

Specifications of River Baroness

Year built 1994  /  Age : 23
Flag state Netherlands
Builder Shipyard De Hoop (Lobith, Holland)
Owner (TravCorp) The Travel Corporation
Operator Uniworld River Cruises
Speed 13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA) 110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Passengers 59 - 118
Crew 41
Decks 3
Cabins 59
Decks with cabins 2
Last Refurbishment 2017

Review of River Baroness

Uniworld River Baroness ship cruises on Seine River, departing from Paris France. The UNIWORLD line also offers combined B2B (back-to-back) itineraries with departures from Paris. They additionally include a Dordogne and Garonne river cruise from Bordeaux (roundtrip on the UNIWORLD ship River Royale). Uniworld (officially "Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection") is a major river cruise company part of The Travel Corporation group.

Note: Since April 2018, the ship operates under the new brand "U by Uniworld", together with the fleetmate River Ambassador. The itineraries feature overnights in Paris and longer port stays.

With the same design features and amenities are the Uniworld ships Ambassador (1993), Countess (2003), Duchess (2003), Empress (2001), Princess (2001), Queen(1999), Royale (2006).

MS River Baroness cruise ship, which was refurbished completely in 2011, has a two-story lobby and large picture windows. According to the cruise, included are the first-class hotels and all shore excursions (with English-speaking guides and audio headphones). In 2010 River Baroness was chosen for one of the "Top Small Cruise Ships" in the world.

River Baroness cruise ship All River Baroness cabins are outside and a half of them feature French balconies. The suites are four and have extra amenities: a bottle of wine on guests' arrival, daily cookie and fruit plate, DVD, larger sitting area, refrigerator, continental breakfast, morning tea and coffee, free laundry and shoe shine services. The cruises focus on exploration tours and cultural enrichment programs. Nordic walking sticks and bicycles for on-shore activities are provided. Family-friendly programs are offered on select dates.

River Baroness river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Uniworld France cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Uniworld Seine River cruise only or cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Uniworld offers air-inclusive cruise deals and pre/post cruise hotel packages as extensions (at additional cost). 

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  • Cabin grades number: 4
  • Total number of cabins: 59 (of which 4 Suite)
  • Restaurants: Van Gogh Restaurant (Main dining room)
  • Lounges & Bars: Monet Lounge (featuring a dance floor and full-service Bar)
  • Sun Deck (chessboard, shuffleboard), Library, Boutique Shop, Serenity Spa, Fitness Center, 24-hour specialty tea and coffee bar, 24-hour reception, free Internet and Wi-Fi access.
  • Uniworld River Baroness ship is one of the older boats owned by the river cruise line. The ship passed through an extensive refurbishment project in 2011. Of the same class are the Uniworld boats AmbassadorCountessDuchessEmpressPrincessQueen and Royale.
  • All riverview suites and standard staterooms are with handcrafted UK-made Savoir beds and top-luxury bedding sets. All the Rhine Deck’s cabins are with French balconies. Additional ship amenities include complimentary use of Nordic walking sticks and bicycles on all Uniworld cruises’ shore excursions.
  • Other luxury river cruise lines ships with itineraries on Seine river from Paris France are offered by AmaWaterways (AmaLegro), Avalon Waterways (CreativityTapestry 2), Scenic (Gem) and Viking (KadlinNeptunePrideRindaRolfSpirit).

In the end of 2016, Uniworld introduced a new cruise line brand named "U by Uniworld". The new brand was created specifically for younger travelers (aged between 18-40). It is operated with a fleet of two newly refurbished ships and offers longer port stays on the company's European river cruise itineraries.

  • The new line's fleet includes the 116-passenger riverboats River Ambassador (launched 1999) and River Baroness (launched 1997). The renovated ships feature more contemporary interior design, communal tables for dining, onboard cocktail mixologists, onboard DJs.
  • Sales started in March 2017, with bookings for 2018.
  • "U by Uniworld" is operated with separate brochures, new website (ubyuniworld.com) and separate pricing.
  • Starting April 2018, "U by Uniworld" deals are inclusive of 2 gourmet meals per day, unlimited drinks (coffee and tea), wine and soft beverages (lunch and dinner), free Wi-Fi, gratuities. Prices start from USD 3000 (7-day River Baroness cruises on Seine River, leaving roundtrip from Paris to Normandy). The new itineraries feature overnights in Paris and longer port stays.
  • Signature themed shipboard activities are outdoor yoga, classes (cooking, painting with wine, bar mixology), sundeck boutique bar lounge, "silent disco" (on the sun deck, passengers dancing with earphones on), themed excursions (Seine River kayaking, Budapest river rafting).
  • The new line's social media campaign is hashtagged #AllAboutU, to collate requests and suggestions for Uniworld's new cruising vacation experience.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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River Baroness Itineraries 2017

The below listed River Baroness cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Uniworld fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Paris cruise port

06 September 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $4038
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06 Sep      Departing from Paris, France   
08 Sep     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
09 Sep     Vernon, France   
09 Sep     Les Andelys, France   
10 Sep     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
11 Sep     Honfleur, France   
12 Sep     Rouen, France   
13 Sep     Giverny, France   
14 Sep - 15 Sep     Paris, France (Overnight)   
15 Sep - 16 Sep     Paris, France (Overnight)   
16 Sep      Arriving in Paris, France   
Paris cruise port

15 September 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $4038
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15 Sep      Departing from Paris, France   
17 Sep     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
18 Sep     Vernon, France   
18 Sep     Les Andelys, France   
19 Sep     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
20 Sep     Honfleur, France   
21 Sep     Rouen, France   
22 Sep     Giverny, France   
23 Sep - 24 Sep     Paris, France (Overnight)   
24 Sep - 25 Sep     Paris, France (Overnight)   
25 Sep      Arriving in Paris, France   
Paris cruise port

24 September 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $4038
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24 Sep      Departing from Paris, France   
26 Sep     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
27 Sep     Vernon, France   
27 Sep     Les Andelys, France   
28 Sep     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
29 Sep     Honfleur, France   
30 Sep     Rouen, France   
01 Oct     Giverny, France   
02 Oct - 03 Oct     Paris, France (Overnight)   
03 Oct - 04 Oct     Paris, France (Overnight)   
04 Oct      Arriving in Paris, France   
Paris cruise port

03 October 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $3878
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03 Oct      Departing from Paris, France   
05 Oct     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
06 Oct     Vernon, France   
06 Oct     Les Andelys, France   
07 Oct     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
08 Oct     Honfleur, France   
09 Oct     Rouen, France   
10 Oct     Giverny, France   
11 Oct - 12 Oct     Paris, France (Overnight)   
12 Oct - 13 Oct     Paris, France (Overnight)   
13 Oct      Arriving in Paris, France   
Paris cruise port

12 October 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $3878
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12 Oct      Departing from Paris, France   
14 Oct     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
15 Oct     Vernon, France   
15 Oct     Les Andelys, France   
16 Oct     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
17 Oct     Honfleur, France   
18 Oct     Rouen, France   
19 Oct     Giverny, France   
20 Oct - 21 Oct     Paris, France (Overnight)   
21 Oct - 22 Oct     Paris, France (Overnight)   
22 Oct      Arriving in Paris, France   
Paris cruise port

21 October 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $3878
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21 Oct      Departing from Paris, France   
23 Oct     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
24 Oct     Vernon, France   
24 Oct     Les Andelys, France   
25 Oct     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
26 Oct     Honfleur, France   
27 Oct     Rouen, France   
28 Oct     Giverny, France   
29 Oct - 23:00     Paris, France (Overnight)   
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Paris, France (Overnight)   
30 Oct      Arriving in Paris, France   
Paris cruise port

30 October 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $3716
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30 Oct      Departing from Paris, France   
01 Nov     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
02 Nov     Vernon, France   
02 Nov     Les Andelys, France   
03 Nov     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
04 Nov     Honfleur, France   
05 Nov     Rouen, France   
06 Nov     Giverny, France   
07 Nov - 08 Nov     Paris, France (Overnight)   
08 Nov - 09 Nov     Paris, France (Overnight)   
09 Nov      Arriving in Paris, France   
Paris cruise port

08 November 2017 9 nights / 10 days, round-trip Paris & Impressions of the Seine
Prices starting
from $3231
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08 Nov      Departing from Paris, France   
10 Nov     Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France   
11 Nov     Vernon, France   
11 Nov     Les Andelys, France   
12 Nov     Rives-en-Seine, Caudebec-en-Caux, France   
13 Nov     Honfleur, France   
14 Nov     Rouen, France   
15 Nov     Giverny, France   
16 Nov - 17 Nov     Paris, France (Overnight)   
17 Nov - 18 Nov     Paris, France (Overnight)   
18 Nov      Arriving in Paris, France