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MS Robert Burns

MS Robert Burns Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Robert Burns

Year built2018  /  Age : 1
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderVahali Shipyards (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)
OwnerScylla AG
OperatorRiviera Travel
Speed13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)12 m / 39 ft
Passengers169
Crew44
Decks4
Cabins86
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsEmily Bronte, Thomas Hardy, Oscar Wilde, William Wordsworth
Christened byGloria Bohan

Current itinerary / position of MS Robert Burns

MS Robert Burns current cruise is 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns. Prices start from USD 3269 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 16 Sep, 2019 and ends on 30 Sep, 2019.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
16 Sep    Departing from Budapest, Hungary hotels
17 Sep    Kalocsa, Hungary
18 Sep    Belgrade, Serbia
19 Sep    Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
20 Sep    Nikopol, Bulgaria
21 Sep    Bucharest, Romania
22 Sep    Tulcea, Romania
23 Sep    Constanta, Romania
24 Sep    Ruse, Rousse-Russe, Bulgaria
25 Sep    Vidin, Bulgaria
26 Sep    Donji Milanovac, Lepenski Vir, Serbia
27 Sep    Novi Sad, Serbia
28 Sep    Vukovar, Croatia
29 Sep    Budapest, Hungary
30 Sep    Arriving in Budapest, Hungary hotels

Review of MS Robert Burns

MS Robert Burns cruise ship (built 2018) is operated under charter by the UK cruise tour company Riviera Travel on itineraries along Rhine, Danube, and Moselle rivers. Sisterships are Thomas Hardy (2016), Emily Bronte (2017), Oscar Wilde (2017), William Wordsworth (2019). The riverboat is owned by the Swiss company Scylla Cruises.

MS Robert Burns river cruise ship

Shipboard dining and entertainment options

The riverboat features an elegant Lobby (entrance hall on Diamond / Upper Deck) with Reception Desk (24-hour assistance, information, purser services), Travel Desk (tours and excursions information, onboard cruise booking) and Boutique Shop. From the entrance hall, passengers walk into a stylish Bar Lounge with bow location, floor-ceiling windows, comfortable seating, and full-service Bar.

Aft on Diamond Deck is the Bistro - Lido Restaurant, an alternative to the Dining Room Restaurant. The Bistro is served by its own Bar and also doubles as Library. It has an outdoor terrace and open kitchen. Here are served early Breakfast, light Lunch and Dinner. In good weather, the floor-ceiling window doors are fully opened onto the terrace for al fresco dining. Bistro's dining is complimentary, but dinners require reservations due to the restaurant's small capacity  (10 tables with 2 or 4 seats). Ship's Dining Room Restaurant (on Ruby / Middle Deck) provides single-seating capacity buffet Breakfast and waiter-served Lunch and Dinner.

On Emerald / Lower Deck is the ship's Wellness Centre consisting of Beauty Salon (hairdresser and barber services, nail studio), Fitness (Gym Room) and Spa (treatment room for massages). All cabin decks are fully air-conditioned and accessed via lift (passenger elevator) and wrought-iron staircase.

Sun Deck provides Giant Chess Set, Mini Golf (Putting Green), Retractable Awnings (shaded seating area), aft Pool Deck (Splash Pool, Jacuzzi, sunbathing area with loungers and deckchairs), full bar service. The fore-located Navigation Bridge (called "Wheelhouse" on riverboats) is passenger accessible and telescopic (can be lowered for passing under low bridges).

Cabins

Like the sisterships, Robert Burns has a total of 86 cabins for up to 169 passengers. Most cabins are with wall-to-wall and floor-ceiling glass doors opening to a railing (French Balcony). Only exceptions are Emerald Deck cabins, which are with one fixed window (non-opening, quarter-height) located close to the ceiling.

  • All passenger staterooms as standard amenities offer hotel twin beds (convertible to double), en-suite bathroom (WC, shower, single-sink vanity, towels, bath toiletries, large mirror), 40-inch flat HDTV (satellite reception, infotainment system, bow camera real-time views), mini-bar, tea-coffee making facility, glass-top round table with 2 armchairs, mirrored dressing table with pouf chair, wardrobe, electronic safe box, hairdryer, phone, individual air-conditioning, evening turndown service.
  • All cabin bathrooms are with marble tops, glass showers (large rain shower heads) and brand bath cosmetics (by Crabtree and Evelyn).
  • Some staterooms are available for single occupancy booking (without a single supplement, subject to availability).
  • Deluxe Balcony Suites (on Diamond Deck) additionally offer (as bonus amenities) larger interior space, step-out balcony (furnished with table and 2 chairs, can be used for al fresco dining), premium cotton bathrobes and slippers.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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The boat's godmother is Gloria Bohan (founder of Omega World Travel). The christening ceremony was held on April 3, 2018, in Vienna Austria. Omega World Travel (established 1972) is a travel management company with an annual revenue of over USD 1 billion. It owns the companies TravTech and CruiseCom.

Following the naming ceremony, the ship started a 3-night "Inaugural Cruise" from Vienna to Budapest Hungary. with around 75 US travel agents on board.

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MS Robert Burns Itineraries

The below listed MS Robert Burns cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Scylla 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 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1689
2019 Sep 02 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $3249
2019 Sep 16 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $3269
2019 Sep 30 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $3249
2019 Oct 14 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest
2019 Oct 21 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1199
2019 Oct 28 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1449
2019 Dec 02 5 days, round-trip The Danube’s Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest
2019 Dec 07 5 days, round-trip The Danube’s Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $949
2019 Dec 12 5 days, round-trip The Danube’s Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $949
2019 Dec 17 5 days, round-trip The Danube’s Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $849
2020 Mar 30 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise for Solo Travellers - MS Robert Burns Budapest
2020 Apr 06 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1449
2020 Apr 13 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1649
2020 Apr 20 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1499
2020 Apr 27 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $2599
2020 May 11 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $2899
2020 May 25 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $2999
2020 Jun 08 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $2999
2020 Jun 22 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1899
2020 Jun 29 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1799
2020 Aug 03 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1599
2020 Aug 10 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1599
2020 Aug 17 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1599
2020 Aug 24 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1699
2020 Aug 31 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $3019
2020 Sep 14 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $3099
2020 Sep 28 14 days, round-trip Budapest to The Black Sea River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $2899
2020 Oct 12 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1599
2020 Oct 19 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1399
2020 Oct 26 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise - MS Robert Burns Budapest $1099
2020 Nov 02 7 days, round-trip The Blue Danube River Cruise for Solo Travellers - MS Robert Burns Budapest

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