AmaSonata

AmaSonata Review and Specifications

Specifications of AmaSonata

Year built2014  /  Age : 4
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 byBrenda Kyllo

Current itinerary of AmaSonata

AmaSonata current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Ruse. Prices start from USD 3598 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 15 Sep, 2018 and ends on 22 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
15 Sep      Departing from Budapest, Hungary   
16 Sep     Mohacs, Pecs, Hungary   
17 Sep     Vukovar, Croatia   
17 Sep     Danube River   
17 Sep     Novi Sad, Serbia   
18 Sep     Belgrade, Serbia   
19 Sep     Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania   
20 Sep     Vidin, Bulgaria   
21 Sep     Giurgiu, Romania(Bucharest)   
22 Sep      Arriving in Ruse, Bulgaria   

Review of AmaSonata

The AmaSonata boat cruises on Danube River departing from Amsterdam, Budapest, Prague, Nurnberg and Vilshofen (Passau). The ship operates on the Belgian and Dutch Waterways and River Rhine. The 164-passenger vessel AmaSonata debuts in 2014 as a sister ship to AmaCerto. She also features the advanced AmaWaterways design and exclusive Twin Balconies.AmaSonata cruise ship

Cabins

AmaSonata has a total 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 350 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). The culinary creations of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs are served in the Chef's Table restaurant or in the main dining room. On select days, passengers can enjoy their lunch on the Sun Deck.

The Sun Deck also provides lounge chairs, a heated pool and Jaccuzi, swim-up bar, as well as bicycles and a walking track. The Violin Deck shelters Erlebnis Chef’s Table, the Observation Lounge and Main Lounge & Bar, as well as the Al Fresco Bistro, gift shop, library, fitness, sauna and Hair Salon. Another Wine Bar is located on the Cello Deck. AmaSonata also has a giant chess, putting green, 1 elevator (passenger lift).

AmaSonata 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.

AmaSonata 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 AmaSonata cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaSonata 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 AmaSonata river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • "MELODIES OF THE DANUBE" and "BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY" 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" is a 12-days (sailing 7 days) river cruise from Nurnberg to Budapest, and the reverse from Budapest to Prague (Vilshofen embarkation /disembarkation). It additionally includes a 3-night Prague luxury hotel package.
  • "MAGNIFICENT EUROPE" is a 16-days (sailing 15 days) Rhine-Main-Danube river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Budapest. There are 5 optional and 16 complimentary land tours/excursions) included.
  • "TREASURES OF MAIN AND RHINE" segment (themed "Christmas Markets") is a 11-days (sailing 7 days) Rhine and Danube cruise from Prague to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation /embarkation). There are 3 optional and 7 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus a 2-night Prague hotel package included.
  • "ENCHANTING RHINE” is a 13-days (sailing 7 days) Rhine river cruise from Zurich to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Zurich (Basel disembarkation /embarkation). There are 4 optional and 8 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus a 2-night Lucerne hotel package included.
  • "TULIP TIME” are 7-days Belgium and Holland river cruises from Amsterdam (round-trip) with 3 optional and 7 complimentary land tours/excursions included in the fares.

AmaSonata wiki

  • The APT AmaSonata boat is the 6th among the newest generation AMA river cruise ships of the Concerto-class. Her sisters are AmaBellaAmaCertoAmaPrimaAmaReina, AmaSerena, AmaVerde, AmaVista. 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 AmaSonata cruises is the complimentary using of onboard bicycles on shore excursions/tours in each of the ports along the itineraries.
  • The AMA cruise ship Sonata was launched in 2014 on July 24th. It was christened in Vilshofen (Germany) by mrs Brenda Kyllo - National VP of "CAA Travel". The "Canadian Automobile Association" has several million members and 104 clubs across Canada providing Emergency Roadside-, Auto-, Travel- and Insurance services.

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.

AmaSonata - user reviews and comments

AmaSonata Itineraries

The below listed AmaSonata 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 May 27 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$6735
2018 May 27 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$9598
2018 Jun 09 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Ruse Budapest$3399
2018 Jun 10 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3567
2018 Jun 16 7 days, one-way from Ruse to Budapest Ruse$2955
2018 Jun 17 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$4868
2018 Jun 24 7 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$4868
2018 Jul 01 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3466
2018 Jul 01 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$4118
2018 Jul 06 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$6186
2018 Jul 08 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3466
2018 Jul 21 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Ruse Budapest$3298
2018 Jul 28 7 days, one-way from Ruse to Budapest Ruse$2868
2018 Jul 29 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3466
2018 Jul 29 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$4118
2018 Aug 03 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$6186
2018 Aug 05 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3466
2018 Aug 26 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3668
2018 Aug 26 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$4342
2018 Aug 31 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$6748
2018 Sep 02 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3766
2018 Sep 15 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Ruse Budapest$3598
2018 Sep 22 7 days, one-way from Ruse to Budapest Ruse$3129
2018 Sep 23 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3766
2018 Sep 23 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$4418
2018 Sep 28 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$6748
2018 Sep 30 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3766
2018 Oct 13 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Ruse Budapest$3399
2018 Oct 20 7 days, one-way from Ruse to Budapest Ruse$2782
2018 Oct 21 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$3368
2018 Oct 21 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Budapest Nuremberg$4042
2018 Oct 26 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$5676
2018 Oct 28 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Nuremberg Budapest$3267
2018 Nov 18 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$2967
2018 Nov 25 7 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$3068
2018 Dec 02 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$3068
2018 Dec 09 7 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$3068
2018 Dec 16 7 days, one-way from Nuremberg to Vienna Nuremberg$3068
2018 Dec 23 7 days, one-way from Vienna to Nuremberg Vienna$3068