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Specifications of AmaStella
|Year built||2016 / Age: 6|
|Builder||Vahali Shipyards Zasavica (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)|
|Speed||11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph|
|Length (LOA)||135 m / 443 ft|
|Beam (width)||12 m / 39 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||3600 gt|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Sister-ships||AmaKristina, AmaLea, AmaLucia, AmaMora, AmaSiena, AmaViola|
|Christened by||Carole Smethurst|
|Date||Itinerary||Departure Port||Price from|
|2023 Apr 17||14 days, round-trip Voyage through the Balkans||Budapest|
Review of AmaStella
AmaStella has a total of 79 cabins (of which 4 Suite, 45 Twin Balcony, 18 French Balconies, 12 with a not-opening window) in 8 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 - SU (x4, deck3)
- Twin Balcony Staterooms - AA (x8, deck3), AB (x10, deck2), BA (x12, deck3), BB (x15, deck2)
- Balcony Staterooms - C (x18, decks 2-3)
- RiverView Staterooms - D (x8), E (x4, deck1).
Guests can have gourmet dining and free-flowing wines at the multiple dining venues. Ship's restaurants include the Main Dining Room, Chef’s Table (tasting menu), Wine Bar (private), Sun Deck (alfresco).
AmaStella also has an Observation Lounge (with al fresco Teak Front Deck), Bar Lounge, Stella 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 Stella tend to be 45+, mainly American.
AmaStella cruise deals are inclusive of the 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.
AmaStella 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 AmaStella cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaStella 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 AmaStella river cruise itineraries as themes:
- “MELODIES OF THE DANUBE” are 11-days (sailing 7 days) Danube river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Vilshofen disembarkation, inclusive of 2-night Prague luxury hotel package). There are shore excursions in every port, included in fares.
- “ROMANTIC DANUBE” are 11-days (sailing 7 days) river cruises from Vilshofen to Budapest. They additionally include 3-night Prague luxury hotel packages.
- "CHRISTMAS MARKETS ON THE DANUBE" are 10-days (sailing 7 days) 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.
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Other APT River Cruises cruise ships
APT AmaStella boat is among company's newest river cruise ships of the modified Concerto-class, with sisterships AmaKrisitna (2016), AmaLea (2018), AmaLucia (2021), AmaMora (2019), AmaSiena (2020), AmaViola (2016). This is a new APT riverboat design featuring the "Twin Balcony" stateroom concept. It combines the traditional French Balcony with a second (covered, step-out) 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).
On June 14, 2016, in Vilshofen was held the vessel's christening ceremony. Boat's godmother is Mrs Carole Smethurst - owner of Bicton Travel (Perth Australia based agency). The naming ceremony was attended by AmaWaterways co-founders Kristin Karst and Rudi Schreiner, also by shipbuilders, crew, local politicians, travel agents, media representatives. On June 15 (also in Vilshofen) was christened the sistership AmaViola.
Vessel's construction (hull and superstructure, ENI number 07002031) was done at the Vahali Shipyard in Zasavica (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia). The 1923-founded Dutch shipbuilding company (Scheepswerf En Machinefabriek Vahali BV) owns and operates yards in Serbia (Belgrade, and Zasavica) and in Holland (Gendt). Vahali Shipyard Zasavica was officially opened in 2013. Following the construction in Serbia, the AmaStella ship was towed to Holland for final outfitting at Scheepswerf Vahali (Gendt).
All AMAwaterways ships provide complimentary bicycles (stored on the boat's sundeck) on shore excursions/tours in each port along the cruise itineraries.
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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