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MS Alena

MS Alena Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Alena

Year built2018  /  Age : 1
Flag state Malta
BuilderVahali Shipyards Zasavica (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)
OwnerRijfers Nautical Management BV
OperatorPhoenix Reisen GmbH
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage3600 gt
Passengers190
Crew55
Decks4
Cabins96
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsMS Adora

Current itinerary / position of MS Alena

MS Alena current cruise is 2 days, round-trip Rhine. Prices start from USD 253 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 05 Dec, 2019 and ends on 07 Dec, 2019.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
05 Dec 15:30    Departing from Dusseldorf, Germany hotels
05 Dec 20:30 - 23:30    Cologne, Koln, Germany
06 Dec    Loreley Rock, Rhine Gorge, Germany
06 Dec    Scenic Cruising
06 Dec 06:00 - 12:00    Koblenz, Germany
06 Dec 18:00 - 22:30    Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany
07 Dec 09:00    Arriving in Dusseldorf, Germany hotels

Review of MS Alena

MS Alena cruise ship operates itineraries on inland waterways through Holland and Belgium, and on Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers. Departures are offered from Germany (homeports Cologne and Dusseldorf). The German cruise tour company Phoenix Reisen was established in 1973 and started passenger shipping operations in 1988 with the charter of MV Maxim Gorky (Russian ocean liner built in 1969 / scrapped in 2009). In 1993, Phoenix Travel started to offer river cruises in Europe.

MS Alena river cruise ship (Phoenix Reisen)

Launched in 2018, among Alena's Phoenix Reisen fleet mates are also the newbuild riverboats Adora (2019) and Asara (2017).

Cabins

MS Alena has a total of 96 cabins. All MS Alena staterooms are oceanview, tastefully decorated and comfortable. The accommodations feature two separate beds, that can be placed together. The large and friendly staterooms have individually controlled air conditioning, a bathroom (with shower and WC), colour TV with the onboard program, telephone, radio, safe, Nespresso coffee machine, minibar, daily newspaper and hairdryer. Cabins located on the Orion and Saturn decks have private French balconies, on the Neptun deck - small, not opening windows. The twin cabins onboard are about 12-16m2 (129-172ft2) in size.

Cabin categories include:

  • Triple Outside (category A, Neptune deck)
  • Twin Outside (category B, Neptune deck, aft)
  • Twin Outside (category C, Neptune deck)
  • Twin Outside, French balcony (category D, Saturn deck)
  • Twin Outside, French balcony (category E, Orion deck)
  • Twin Deluxe Outside, French balcony (category F, Orion deck)
  • Twin Outside for single use (category G, Neptune deck)
  • Twin Outside, French balcony, for sole use (category H, Saturn deck).

Shipboard facilities

MS Alena has 4 passenger decks, Panorama Restaurant "Vier Jahreszeiten" ("Four Seasons"), Lido Specialty Restaurant (Orion deck), Barbecue, elegant Panorama Lounge with Bar, foyer with excursion office and reception, small boutique, library and lift (connecting all decks, except the Neptun deck). In addition, the vessel has a spa area with small whirlpool, shower, sauna, fitness equipment, shuffleboard. The large sundeck has sun loungers, seating and shady areas. Guests can play board and card games, as well as dance with live music in the evening. Entertainment options also include themed and quiz evenings, regional events, language courses and lectures. Laundry service is offered onboard, as well as wireless LAN (WLAN), for a fee. Onboard language is German, the currency is EUR. Girocard, VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Smoking is only permitted in the designated area on the ship's Sun Deck.

Guests aboard MS Alena benefit from all-inclusive meals. Breakfast includes a rich buffet, lunch and dinner are multi-course, featuring European and vegetarian cuisine. Afternoon tea, coffee and midnight snacks are also offered. Beers, house wines, soft drinks (mineral water, juices, coke, lemonade), tea and coffee are included daily between 08:00-24:00. The traditional captain's reception and captain's dinner both feature festive menus and complete the culinary offer. Dishes for special diets (gluten-free, lactose-free, diabetics, etc.) are provided upon request.

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Vessel's construction (hull and superstructure, ENI number 02337442) 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 cruise ship was towed to Holland for final outfitting at Scheepswerf Vahali (Gendt).

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MS Alena Itineraries

The below listed MS Alena cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Phoenix Reisen 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 29 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $255
2019 Dec 01 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $255
2019 Dec 03 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $255
2019 Dec 05 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2019 Dec 07 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2019 Dec 09 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $252
2019 Dec 09 4 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $441
2019 Dec 11 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $252
2019 Dec 13 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $408
2019 Dec 15 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $252
2019 Dec 15 4 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $386
2019 Dec 17 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $252
2019 Dec 19 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2019 Dec 21 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2019 Dec 23 10 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf
2020 Mar 30 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 Apr 04 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $663
2020 Apr 09 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne
2020 Apr 14 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 Apr 19 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 Apr 24 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 Apr 29 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 May 04 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 May 09 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 May 14 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 May 19 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $773
2020 May 24 10 days, one-way from Cologne to Passau Cologne $1548
2020 Jun 03 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1105
2020 Jun 10 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1105
2020 Jun 17 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1105
2020 Jun 24 15 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2434
2020 Jul 09 15 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2434
2020 Jul 24 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1105
2020 Jul 31 15 days, round-trip Danube Passau
2020 Aug 15 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1216
2020 Aug 22 15 days, round-trip Danube Passau $2434
2020 Sep 06 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1105
2020 Sep 13 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1105
2020 Sep 20 7 days, round-trip Danube Passau $1105
2020 Sep 27 10 days, one-way from Passau to Cologne Passau $1548
2020 Oct 07 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $663
2020 Oct 12 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $663
2020 Oct 17 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $552
2020 Oct 22 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $552
2020 Oct 27 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $663
2020 Nov 01 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $552
2020 Nov 06 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $552
2020 Nov 11 5 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $552
2020 Nov 23 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Nov 25 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Nov 27 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $386
2020 Nov 29 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Dec 01 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Dec 03 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $308
2020 Dec 05 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $308
2020 Dec 07 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Dec 09 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Dec 11 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $308
2020 Dec 13 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Dec 15 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Dec 17 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $308
2020 Dec 19 2 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $253
2020 Dec 23 10 days, round-trip Rhine Dusseldorf $1327

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