River Duchess


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River Duchess Review and Specifications

Specifications of River Duchess

Flag state Switzerland
Builder Shipyard De Hoop (Holland)
Year built 2003
Owner TravCorp-Uniworld
Length (LOA) 110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width) 11 m / 36 ft
Passengers 66 - 132
Crew 41
Decks 5
Cabins 66
Decks with cabins 4
Last Refurbishment 2012

Review of River Duchess

The Uniworld River Duchess boat cruises on Rhine, Danube and Main Rivers departing from Antwerp, Amsterdam, Vienna and Istanbul.

River Duchess cruise ship features only outside cabins (67, 22 with French balconies), maintained by daily service, all with controllable AC, premium bedding, direct-dial telephone, storage, flat-screen TV, built-in safe, hair dryer and compact bathroom with L’Occitane products. The staterooms on the lower deck have a wide window, and the middle deck staterooms feature a large panoramic window. The elevator services Duchess' three interior decks.River Duchess cruise ship River Duchess Main Restaurant is on ship's lower deck and dining there is “best-of-the-best”. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style with a variety of cold and hot items, as well as individually prepared. Menu items offer American and Continental preparations. Local specialities are also featured. Dinner includes four courses, open-seating, with a selection of fine wines, beers and soft drinks.

River Duchess river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Uniworld rates. They might be different when you book your Uniworld River Duchess 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: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 66 (of which 4 Suite)
  • Restaurants: Palace Restaurant (main dining room)
  • Lounges & Bars: Blue Danube Lounge (featuring a dance floor and full-service Bar), Captain's Lounge & Library (full-service bar), Patio Lounge, La Motte Sky Lounge
  • Sun Deck (chessboard, shuffleboard), Serenity Spa, Fitness Center, sauna, 24-hour specialty tea and coffee bar, laundry and ironing facilities, elevator, 24-hour reception service, free Internet and Wi-Fi access.
  • River Duchess ship was extensively renovated in 2009 and 2012. Of the same class are the Uniworld boats AmbassadorBaronessCountessEmpressPrincessQueen 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.

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