MS Amadeus Imperial
Luftner-Amadeus River Cruises
MS Amadeus Imperial current position
MS Amadeus Imperial current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 49.25474 N / 8.42518 E) cruising at speed of 10.8 kn (20 km/h | 12 mph) en route to AMSTERDAM. The AIS position was reported 54 seconds ago.All Itineraries Current Position
Current itinerary of MS Amadeus Imperial
MS Amadeus Imperial current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam. Prices start from USD 2269 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 08 Jun, 2023 and ends on 15 Jun, 2023.
|Date / Time||Port|
|08 Jun 17:00||Departing from Basel, Zurich, Switzerland hotels|
|09 Jun 09:00 - 23:00||Kehl-Strasbourg, Germany Baden-Wurttemberg|
|10 Jun 07:00 - 12:00||Speyer, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate|
|10 Jun 14:00 - 23:59||Mannheim, Germany Baden-Wurttemberg|
|11 Jun 07:00 - 12:00||Rudesheim am Rhein, Germany Hesse|
|11 Jun 15:30 - 12 Jun 06:00||Koblenz, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate|
|12 Jun 13:30 - 18:00||Cochem, Germany Rhineland-Palatinate|
|13 Jun 07:00 - 13:00||Cologne, Koln, Germany North Rhine-Westphalia|
|14 Jun 08:00||Amsterdam, Netherlands North Holland|
|15 Jun||Arriving in Amsterdam, Netherlands North Holland hotels|
Specifications of MS Amadeus Imperial
|Year of build||2021 / Age: 2|
|Builder||Shipyard De Hoop BV (Lobith, Holland)|
|Speed||14 kn / 26 km/h / 16 mph|
|Length (LOA)||135 m / 443 ft|
|Beam (width)||12 m / 39 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||1770 gt|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Sister-ships||Amadeus Silver 2, Amadeus Silver 3, Amadeus Cara, Amadeus Riva|
|Christened by||Martina Lueftner|
|Owner||Luftner Cruises GmbH|
|Operator||Amadeus River Cruises|
MS Amadeus Imperial Itineraries
|Date||Itinerary||Departure Port||Price from|
|2023 May 25||7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$2771|
|2023 Jun 08||7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$2269|
|2023 Aug 06||7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$1836|
|2023 Aug 20||7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$2269|
|2023 Aug 27||7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$1928|
|2023 Sep 03||7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$2637|
|2023 Sep 10||7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$3729|
|2023 Oct 01||7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$2269|
|2023 Oct 08||7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$2269|
|2023 Oct 22||7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$2096|
|2023 Oct 29||7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$1631|
|2023 Nov 27||4 days, one-way from Cologne to Kehl-Strasbourg||Cologne||$777|
|2023 Dec 22||6 days, round-trip Rhine||Cologne||$1144|
|2023 Dec 28||7 days, round-trip Rhine||Cologne||$1490|
|2024 Apr 02||7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$1414|
|2024 Apr 09||7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$1414|
|2024 Apr 16||7 days, round-trip Rhine||Amsterdam||$1469|
|2024 May 21||7 days, one-way from Budapest to Passau||Budapest||$1910|
|2024 May 28||7 days, round-trip Danube||Passau||$1910|
|2024 Jun 04||7 days, one-way from Passau to Budapest||Passau||$1910|
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.
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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MS Amadeus Imperial Wiki
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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