MS Amadeus Imperial

MS Amadeus Imperial last position

MS Amadeus Imperial last location was at Europe Inland (coordinates 48.36666 N / 7.72500 E) cruising en route to BASEL. The AIS position was reported 8 hours ago.

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Current itinerary of MS Amadeus Imperial

MS Amadeus Imperial current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam. Prices start from USD 4185 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 06 Oct, 2022 and ends on 13 Oct, 2022.

Date / TimePort
06 Oct 17:00    Departing from Basel, Zurich, Switzerland hotels
07 Oct 09:00 - 23:00    Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany Baden-Wurttemberg
08 Oct 07:00 - 12:00    Speyer, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
08 Oct 14:00 - 09 Oct 01:00    Mannheim, Germany Baden-Wurttemberg
09 Oct 07:00 - 12:00    Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany Hesse
09 Oct 15:30 - 10 Oct 06:00    Koblenz, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
10 Oct 13:30 - 18:00    Cochem, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate
11 Oct 07:00 - 14:30    Cologne, Koln, Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
12 Oct 08:00    Arriving in Amsterdam, Netherlands North Holland hotels

Specifications of MS Amadeus Imperial

Year built2021  /  Age: 1
Flag state Germany
BuilderShipyard De Hoop BV (Lobith, Holland)
Speed14 kn / 26 kph / 16 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Gross Tonnage1770 gt
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsAmadeus Silver 2, Amadeus Silver 3, Amadeus Cara, Amadeus Riva
Christened byMartina Lueftner
OwnerLuftner Cruises GmbH
OperatorAmadeus River Cruises

MS Amadeus Imperial Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2022 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2547
2022 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $4185
2022 Oct 13 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2425
2022 Nov 27 4 days, one-way from Cologne to Kehl-Strasbourg Cologne $848
2022 Dec 01 4 days, one-way from Kehl-Strasbourg to Cologne Kehl-Strasbourg $848
2022 Dec 09 4 days, one-way from Cologne to Kehl-Strasbourg Cologne $799
2022 Dec 22 6 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1260
2022 Dec 28 7 days, round-trip Rhine Cologne $1637

MS Amadeus Imperial Review

Review of MS Amadeus Imperial

The 2020-built/2021-inaugurated Amadeus Imperial cruise ship is 170-passenger riverboat owned by the Austrian company and shipowner Luftner Cruises and operated via the Luftner-owned travel brand Amadeus River Cruises.

Like the sisterships Amadeus Silver 2 (2015), Amadeus Silver 3 (2016), Amadeus Cara (2021) and Amadeus Riva (2023), Amadeus Imperial cruises on the Moselle, Rhine, and Danube itineraries, including on Danube Delta (to the Black Sea) voyages.

MS Amadeus Imperial cruise ship (Luftner)

The vessel (ENI number 4813870) is currently Germany-flagged (MMSI 211299340) and registered in Cologne.


MS Amadeus Imperial has four decks - Sun Deck (open-air) plus 3 interior passenger decks named after famous Austrian composers - Haydn, Mozart, Strauss. The riverboat has 12x Amadeus Suites (27 m2, with step-out balconies), 54x French Balcony cabins (18 m2) plus 18x Window cabins (18 m2, with non-opening windows).

All staterooms offer as standard amenities twin beds (convertible to Queen-size double bed), mirrored vanity table with chair, wardrobe, electronic safe box (in the closet), direct-dial phone, flat TV, seating area (2 armchairs with round-shaped coffee/dining table), floor-ceiling and wall-to-wall windows (slide-opening to French Balcony), en-suite bathroom (WC, single-sink vanity, shower, hairdryer). Ship's suites additionally offer fully-stocked minibars (not complimentary), corner sofa (daybed), walk-in wardrobe, step-out balcony.

Shipboard facilities and amenities

On the Amadeus Imperial ship, all meals are served at Panorama Restaurant (located forward on Strauss Deck 2). The Restaurant offers light bites (early breakfast) and buffet breakfast. Lunch is either buffet-style or sit-down (waiter-served). All dinners are 5-course gourmet dining affairs with complimentary regional wines. All produce is locally-sourced and seasonal. Guests can also indulge in Afternoon Tea & Cake service, midnight snacks and 24-hour coffee/tea station.

The best place on the boat for spending leisure time is the Sun Deck (deck 4). It provides top-deck views of the riverside scenery, plenty of sitting (deckchairs, sun loungers, shaded seating areas covered by retractable awnings), putting green (mini-golf course), Giant Chessboard, Shuffleboard. The sundeck area is served by Lido Bar (light snacks and beverages). Sun Deck's fore-located Navigation Bridge (called "Wheelhouse" on riverboats) is passenger accessible and telescopic (can be lowered for passing under low bridges).

  • (Mozart Deck 3 forward) Panorama Lounge & Bar is the show lounge with floor-ceiling windows, comfortable furniture, full-service Bar. The Lounge also serves the company's enrichment program with port talks, destination/itinerary-themed lectures and media presentations, themed parties, crew show, live music and dance performances by local artists boarding the ship.
  • (Mozart Deck 3 aft) Amadeus Club is a stylish wine bar with Internet stations. It also doubles as Library.
  • (Mozart Deck 3 midship) Cafe Vienna is the ship's bakery/patisserie/coffee house serving Austrian specialty coffees, fresh-baked homemade cakes, tarts, light pastries and other gourmet desserts.
  • (Mozart Deck 3 bow) River Terrace is a glass-shielded room (wind-rain-protected outside lounge) accessible via Panorama Lounge or via stairs from Sun Deck.
  • Spa (massage room), Hair Salon (hairdresser), Gym (fitness room)

The ship has no swimming pool or outdoor Jacuzzi. One elevator (passenger lift) connects all cabin decks. Wi-Fi costs extra and is with shipwide coverage. On all tours/shore excursions are offered complimentary bikes (mounted on the Sun Deck) and wireless audio systems.

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The vessel (ENI number 4813870) was launched (floated out from drydock) on December 14, 2019 (at 11 am) at Shipyard De Hoop (in Tolkamer, Lobith, Holland). The new ship is Germany-flagged (MMSI 211299340). The boat is the 15th in the Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises fleet. The christening ceremony was held on August 24, 2020, in Amsterdam Holland. The naming ceremony was led by godmother Martina Lueftner (company's co-founder) joined by her husband (company co-founder) Wolfgang Lueftner and their 3 daughters.

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