AmaSerena

AmaSerena Review and Specifications

Specifications of AmaSerena

Year built2015  /  Age : 3
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderVahali Shipyards (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)
OwnerAMAwaterways
OperatorAMAwaterways
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage3600 gt
Passengers85 - 161
Crew49
Decks4
Cabins85
Decks with cabins3
Christened byKristin Karst

Current itinerary of AmaSerena

AmaSerena current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest. Prices start from USD 3766 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 21 Sep, 2018 and ends on 28 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
21 Sep      Departing from Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
22 Sep     Vilshofen an der Donau, Germany   
22 Sep     Passau, Germany   
23 Sep     Linz, Austria   
24 Sep     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria(Tours ashore)   
25 Sep     Vienna, Austria   
26 Sep     Danube River   
26 Sep     Bratislava, Slovakia   
27 Sep     Budapest, Hungary   
28 Sep      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

Review of AmaSerena

The AmaSerena boat cruises on Danube and Rhine Rivers departing from Amsterdam, Budapest, Zurich/Basel, and Prague/Vilshofen. The 164-passenger AmaSerena debuts in 2015 as a sister ship to AmaPrima. She also features the advanced AmaWaterways design and exclusive Twin Balconies.AmaSerena cruise ship

Cabins

AmaSerena has a total number of 85 cabins (of which 5 Suite, 51 Twin Balcony, 10 French Balconies, 19 with a not-opening window) in 9 grades. The exclusive Twin Balconies are available in most of the staterooms, measuring the spacious 235 sq.feet. Four suites are available of 300 sq.feet each. 

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - STE (x3, deck3), sizes 350ft2/33m2
  • Large Balcony Staterooms - AP (x1, deck3) - sizes 250ft2/23m2
  • Twin Balcony Staterooms - AA (x11, deck3), AB (x10, deck2), BA (x10, deck3), BB (x15, deck2) - size AA/AB (235ft2/22m2), BB 210ft2/19m2.
  • French Balcony Staterooms - C (x16, decks2&3) - sizes 170ft2/16m2.
  • RiverView Staterooms - D (x13, deck1), E (x4, deck1), sizes 160ft2/15m2.

Shipboard facilities

Guests can have gourmet dining and free-flowing wines at the multiple dining venues. Ship's restaurants include: Verde (dining room), Bella Cucina (Italian), Chef’s Table (tasting menu), Wine Bar (private), Sun Deck (alfresco).

AmaSerena also has an Observation Lounge (with al fresco Teak Front Deck), Main Lounge & Bar, Serena Atrium (lobby), Fireside Library, Gift Shop, Fitness & Sauna, top-deck (pool/jacuzzi, swim-up bar, sundeck loungers and shaded relaxation area, giant chess, putting green, walking track), 1 elevator (passenger lift). Passengers on AMA Serena tend to be 45+, mainly American. The crew ratio at full capacity is one to 3.3 guests.

AmaSerena cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (and Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions (including on bikes), ground transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.

AmaSerena river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways AmaSerena cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaSerena cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees).

RIver Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of AmaWaterways ship AmaSerena river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • "ENCHANTING RHINE” are 13-days (sailing 7 days) Rhine river cruises from Amsterdam to Zurich (Basel disembarkation), and the reverse from Zurich to Amsterdam. There are 4 optional and 8 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus 2-night Zurich and 2-night Lucerne hotel packages included.
  • "MELODIES OF THE DANUBE" are 12-days (sailing 7 days) Danube river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Vilshofen disembarkation, inclusive of 2-night Prague luxury hotel package). There are 7 optional and 10 complimentary land tours/excursions included.
  • "ROMANTIC DANUBE" are 12-days (sailing 7 days) river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation). They additionally include 2-night Budapest and 3-night Prague luxury hotel packages, and some free-time in Karlovy Vary during the Nuremberg-Prague transfer.
  • "MAGNIFICENT EUROPE" are 16-days (sailing 15 days) Rhine-Main-Danube river cruises from Budapest to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Budapest. There are 5 optional and 16 complimentary land tours/excursions included in the fares.
  • "Christmas on the Rhine" are (Christmas Markets cruises from Nuremberg to Budapest, visiting Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary], with 2-nights in Prague. Other special offers are the "Wine" themed river cruises featuring famous wine connoisseurs as guest lecturers.

AmaSerena wiki

  • The APT AmaSerena boat is the 7th among the newest generation AMA river cruise ships of the Concerto-class. Her sisters are AmaBellaAmaCertoAmaPrimaAmaReinaAmaSonataAmaVerdeAmaVista. This is a new APT river cruise boat design featuring the "Twin Balcony" accommodations concept. It combines the traditional French Balcony with a second covered open-air verandah for all-weather use. Each of these riverboats is powered by two "Caterpillar" marine diesel engines (model "C32 DITA ACERT" V-12, total power output 1900 kW / 2550 HP).
  • An unique feature of AMAwaterways AmaSerena cruises is the complimentary using of onboard bicycles on shore excursions/tours in each of the ports along the itineraries.
  • The AMA cruise ship Serena was christened in Vilshofen (Germany) on August 4, 2015. The boat’s godmother is Mrs Kristin Karst - wife of the AmaWaterways's president and CEO Mr Rudi Schreiner.

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.

AmaSerena - user reviews and comments

AmaSerena Itineraries

The below listed AmaSerena cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest AmaWaterways 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 Jun 01 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3567
2018 Jun 15 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3567
2018 Jun 22 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3567
2018 Jun 29 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3567
2018 Jul 06 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3466
2018 Jul 13 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3466
2018 Jul 20 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3466
2018 Jul 27 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3466
2018 Aug 03 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3466
2018 Aug 10 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3466
2018 Aug 17 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3567
2018 Aug 24 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3668
2018 Aug 31 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3766
2018 Sep 14 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3766
2018 Sep 21 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3766
2018 Sep 28 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3766
2018 Oct 05 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3766
2018 Oct 26 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen an der Donau Budapest$3267
2018 Nov 01 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$4366
2018 Nov 02 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen an der Donau to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau$3166
2018 Nov 09 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3068
2018 Nov 16 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$4268
2018 Nov 23 7 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$3068
2018 Nov 28 5 days, round-trip Magical Christmas Markets Nuremberg$5436
2018 Nov 30 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$3068
2018 Dec 07 7 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$3068
2018 Dec 12 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3068
2018 Dec 12 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$5436
2018 Dec 21 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$5734
2018 Dec 21 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$8098
2018 Dec 21 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$4198
2018 Dec 25 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Nuremberg$2866
2018 Dec 25 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Nuremberg$2698