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MS Alemannia

Former name: Germany

MS Alemannia Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Alemannia

Year built1971  /  Age : 48
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderSchiffswerft Christof Ruthof (Mainz-Kastel, Wiesbaden, Germany)
Building costDM 15 million
OwnerBreeze River Cruises GmbH
OperatorNicko Cruises
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Passengers184
Crew41
Decks4
Cabins92
Decks with cabins2
Last Refurbishment2015
Former namesGermany

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Review of MS Alemannia

MS Alemannia cruise ship was built in 1971 in Wiesbaden (Germany). Currently, the riverboat is owned by Basel-based company Breeze River Cruises GmbH and operated under charter by Stuttgart-based cruisetour company Nicko Tours. MS Alemannia cruises on Rhine River, with roundtrip departures from Cologne and between Amsterdam and Basel. Until 2007, the ship (as MS Germany) was chartered to Viking River Cruises.

MS Alemannia river cruise ship

Cabins

MS Alemannia ship has a total of 92 cabins for 184 passengers. Standard cabins are all outside, equally-sized (12 m2 (130 ft2) and equipped with 2 twin (separate) lower beds, cabinets, wardrobe, large mirrors, small table with 2 chairs, en-suite bathroom (shower, WC, wash basin), hairdryer, flat TV (satellite reception), electronic safe box (in the closet), phone (intercom / onboard only), individually controlled air-conditioning. One of the lower beds is folding, which allows during the day to be folded to the wall to create more space.

Suites are on Upper Deck, larger (24 m2 / 260 ft2) and additionally offer double bed (convertible to 2 twins) and larger seating area with mini-bar. Only Upper Deck cabin windows are opening (tiltable). Main Deck cabins have 2 small non-opening windows.

Some cabins are Triples (2 lower beds plus 1 upper bunk bed) but sized as standard Doubles.

Shipboard amenities

MS Alemannia has a midship-located Dining Room Restaurant (Panorama) with large windows, single-seating capacity and open seating arrangement. On embarkation day, a specific table can be reserved for the duration of the cruise. Dining Room menu includes both traditional dishes (itinerary-based on visited countries) and international cuisine specialties. The culinary highlight of each voyage is the Gala Dinner held here, with exquisite menu and ice parade.

The ship also has Reception Desk (24-hour guest services and assistance), Tour Office (excursions information and booking), Library (Lobby corner with small Gift Shop) with souvenirs, books, popular board games, 4-seat table with armchairs. A stairlift serves disabled passengers (in wheelchairs).

The Sun Deck features a heated swimming pool flanked by two retractable Awnings (roofed / shaded seating lounge with tables and chairs, full bar service) and aft deckgames area (with Giant Chess Set). The sunbathing area by the pool is furnished with sunloungers and deckchairs.

MS Alemannia river cruise ship

The fore-located on Upper Deck Bar Lounge Panorama has large windows, comfortable seating (2-seat sofas, armchairs, round tables), grand piano (live performances by resident pianist) and is served by its own Bar. Onboard entertainment includes daily live music performances, cooking demonstrations, quiz games, bingo, crew show, themed dance nights, enrichment lectures and media presentations (related to the cruisetour itinerary's destinations, ports, excursions).

The cruise company offers optional shore excursions (not included in cruisetour fares) in each of the visited ports. Land tours include sightseeing tours, city walks, cycling tours, bus travel to nearby tourist destinations. On all guided shore excursions are provided complimentary portable audio headsets.

MS Alemannia river cruise deals are inclusive of all onboard meals (breakfast buffet, waiter-served lunch and dinner, afternoon coffee with cake, midnight snacks), Welcome Cocktail party, Welcome Dinner, Gala Dinner, onboard entertainment, ship tour, port taxes. Cruisetour deals don't include flights, transfers, excursions, insurance, gratuities, beverages, personal expenses.

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  • Between November 1989 and February 1990, the boat received a drydock refurbishment at Shipyard De Biesbosch (Dordrecht Holland). The existing Grill Room and surrounding Veranda were removed to enlarge the Dining Room Restaurant. The ship also received new Bar and the number of passenger cabins was reduced from 108 to 94.
  • Ship's machinery includes four 12-cylinder diesel engines (model Deutz FM716 378, total poer 1,5 MW), two rudder propellers (Voith-Schneider), bow thruster (power output 190 kW). The wheelhouse, all railings and awnings are retractable to allow passing under low bridges.

MS Alemannia Itineraries

The below listed MS Alemannia cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Mystic Cruises 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
2019 Nov 30 1 day, round-trip Rhine Cologne $88
2019 Dec 01 3 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne
2019 Dec 04 3 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne
2019 Dec 07 1 day, round-trip Rhine Cologne
2019 Dec 27 7 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $834
2020 Mar 24 1 day, round-trip Rhine Cologne $87
2020 Mar 25 5 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $500
2020 Mar 30 5 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $555
2020 Apr 04 5 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $611
2020 Apr 09 5 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $667
2020 Apr 14 5 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $667
2020 Apr 24 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $834
2020 Apr 30 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $834
2020 May 13 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $945
2020 May 13 11 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1614
2020 May 19 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $778
2020 May 19 11 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1614
2020 May 24 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $945
2020 May 24 11 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1669
2020 May 30 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $834
2020 May 30 11 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1669
2020 Jun 04 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $945
2020 Jun 04 11 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1669
2020 Jun 10 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $834
2020 Jun 26 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $945
2020 Jul 02 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $845
2020 Jul 07 7 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $945
2020 Jul 14 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1057
2020 Jul 20 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1057
2020 Jul 20 11 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1781
2020 Jul 26 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $834
2020 Jul 31 7 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1057
2020 Aug 07 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $845
2020 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1168
2020 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1168
2020 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1057
2020 Sep 02 6 days, round-trip Moselle Cologne $934
2020 Sep 08 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $845
2020 Sep 13 7 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $834
2020 Sep 20 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $778
2020 Sep 20 11 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1502
2020 Sep 25 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $834
2020 Sep 25 11 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1446
2020 Oct 01 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $722
2020 Oct 01 11 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1335
2020 Oct 06 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $722
2020 Oct 06 11 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1279
2020 Oct 12 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $667
2020 Oct 12 11 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1168
2020 Oct 17 6 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $611
2020 Dec 23 11 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1614
2020 Dec 23 4 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $611
2020 Dec 27 7 days, round-trip Holland and Belgium Cologne $1112

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