MS Amadeus Brilliant

Former name: MS Lueftner

MS Amadeus Brilliant current position

MS Amadeus Brilliant current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 50.97578 N / 6.97923 E) cruising en route to KOLN. The AIS position was reported 5 minutes ago.

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Specifications of MS Amadeus Brilliant

Year built2011  /  Age: 9
Flag state Germany
BuilderShipyard De Hoop BV (Lobith, Holland)
OwnerLuftner Cruises
OperatorAmadeus River Cruises
Speed13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage1000 gt
Passengers150
Crew40
Decks4
Cabins76
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2020
Former namesMS Lueftner
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MS Amadeus Brilliant Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2020 Aug 13 8 days, one-way from Passau to Trier Passau $1454
2020 Sep 02 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Passau Budapest $1409
2020 Oct 28 7 days, round-trip Danube with Amadeus Brilliant Passau $1690
2021 Apr 01 7 days, round-trip Tulip Serenade Amsterdam $1643
2021 Apr 22 7 days, round-trip Tulip Serenade Amsterdam
2021 May 06 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $1635
2021 Jun 22 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $1719
2021 Jun 29 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $1971
2021 Jul 06 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $1719
2021 Jul 22 8 days, one-way from Trier to Passau Trier $1355
2021 Sep 12 15 days, round-trip Danube Delta Cruise Passau $2274
2021 Oct 09 7 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest Passau $1568
2021 Oct 30 7 days, round-trip Danube Rhapsody Passau $1433

MS Amadeus Brilliant Review

Review of MS Amadeus Brilliant

MS Amadeus Brilliant cruise ship joined Luftner Cruises in April 2011. The premium riverboat fits in perfectly with the traditional elegance of Amadeus River Cruises - travel brand and subsidiary company owned by Luftner (shipowner).

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Cabins

MS Amadeus Brilliant has four decks: Sun Deck and 3 passenger decks named after famous Austrian composers - Haydn, Mozart, and Strauss. The riverboat has 65 standard cabins (sized 15 m2 / 160 ft2), most of which are with French balconies and large windows. The 9 suites (all on Mozart) Deck / deck 3) are sized 22 m2 (235 ft2) and with French balconies. The ship also has 2 single cabins (10 m2 / 110 ft2). All staterooms (excepting the singles) are fitted with queen beds convertible to twin beds, e-suite bathrooms (with WC and shower), seating areas, cabinets, smart HDTVs, phones, individual air-conditioning. The Suites addtionally have minibars (refrigerators).

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Shipboard facilities

Guests spend their leisure time on Brilliant's Sun Deck, where they can admire the sights from deck chairs or practice their putting on the putting green. MS Amadeus Brilliant also features a giant chessboard and shuffleboard.

Meals are served in ship's Panorama Restaurant on Mozart Deck, where passengers can try light bites in the early morning or buffet breakfast a little later. Lunch is offered either standard sit-down or buffet style, while dinners are 5-course gourmet affairs with complimentary regional wines. Produce is regional and fresh. Passengers can also indulge in the afternoon tea and cake service, or pamper with midnight snacks.

Other amenities onboard include Spa massages, Hair Salon (hairdresser-barber services), Fitness (indoor gym room), Internet Cafe, Panorama Bar Lounge, Lido Bar (Sundeck). On shore excursions, all passengers are provided complimentary with bicycles and wireless audio headsets.

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The Germany-flagged riverboat Amadeus Brilliant (ENI number 04809350) is registered in Passau. The vessel was launched in 2010 (as "MS Lueftner") and built by the Dutch shipbuilding company Scheepswerf De Hoop BV (in Lobith, Holland).

The ship is powered by two Caterpillar marine diesel engines (model CAT C32 Acert / 4-stroke, 12-cylinder diesels) with combined power output 1,5 MW. The propulsion system is based on two propellers (aft) plus one bow thruster (VethJet with a Scania engine / output 331 kW). Onboard electricity is generated by two Scania DI12-70M diesel gensets plus two Stamford HCI 434F generators (total 662 kVA). Ship's fuel capacity (fuel tanks) is 100 m3.

In winter 2019-2020, the vessel underwent a 4-month drydock refurbishment. The drydocking project involved both interior redesign-renovations and technology upgrades (new smart TVs in all cabins, high-speed Wi-Fi coverage shipwide). New menus were also introduced in Panorama Restaurant and Panorama Bar Lounge. All the on-board amenities are up to the customary high AMADEUS standard, and you can enjoy lounging on the spacious Sun Deck with its Lido Bar, or you can unwind with a good book in the quiet and comfortable AMADEUS Club.

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