MS William Shakespeare

MS William Shakespeare current position

MS William Shakespeare current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 45.74929 N / 4.83384 E) cruising en route to CL21LONSURS21ONE5C5C. The AIS position was reported 2 minutes ago.

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Specifications of MS William Shakespeare

Year built2014  /  Age: 6
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderBijlsma Shipyard (Lemmer, Holland)
OwnerScylla AG
OperatorRiviera Travel UK
Speed10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)11.45 m / 38 ft
Passengers152
Crew35
Decks4
Cabins77
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsCharles Dickens
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MS William Shakespeare Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Mar 29 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon
2021 Apr 05 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1489
2021 Apr 12 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1589
2021 Apr 19 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1639
2021 Apr 26 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1739
2021 May 03 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1839
2021 May 10 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1839
2021 May 17 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1839
2021 May 24 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1939
2021 May 31 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2139
2021 Jun 07 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2159
2021 Jun 14 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2139
2021 Jun 21 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2139
2021 Jun 28 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2039
2021 Jul 05 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1939
2021 Jul 12 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1859
2021 Jul 19 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2089
2021 Jul 26 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2021 Aug 02 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2021 Aug 09 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1809
2021 Aug 16 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2021 Aug 23 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1889
2021 Aug 30 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2089
2021 Sep 06 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2259
2021 Sep 13 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2259
2021 Sep 20 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2239
2021 Sep 27 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2139
2021 Oct 04 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1939
2021 Oct 11 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2021 Oct 18 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1939
2021 Oct 25 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2021 Nov 01 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon

MS William Shakespeare Review

Review of MS William Shakespeare

MS William Shakespeare cruise ship (built 2014) is sistership to MS Charles Dickens (2015) and operated under charter by the UK cruise tour company Riviera Travel on 7-night itineraries on Rhine River. The riverboat is owned by the Swiss company Scylla Cruises. The 3 cabin decks are named after Shakespeare's most famous characters - Romeo, Othello and Hamlet.

MS William Shakespeare river cruise ship

Shipboard amenities

The riverboat features spacious Lobby (entrance hall on Upper Deck) with Tour-Reception Desk (24-hour assistance, information, purser services, tours and excursions information, onboard cruise booking), Library and Boutique Shop. From the entrance hall is accessed the fore-located Bar Lounge with floor-ceiling windows, comfortable seating and full-service Bar.

Aft on Upper Deck is the Bar Bistro - Lido Restaurant alternative to the Dining Room Restaurant. The Bistro is served by its own Bar and has an outdoor terrace. Here are served early Breakfast, light Lunch and Dinner. In good weather, its 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 (24 seats). Ship's Dining Room Restaurant (on Middle Deck) provides single-seating capacity for buffet Breakfast and waiter-served Lunch and Dinner.

On Lower Deck is the ship's Wellness Centre consisting of Hair Salon (hairdresser and barber services, nail studio), Fitness (Gym Room) and Sauna Room. All cabin decks are fully air-conditioned and accessed via lift and staircase.

Sun Deck provides aft deck games area (Giant Chess Set, Mini Golf / Putting Green), Retractable Awnings (shaded seating area), forward Pool Deck (Jacuzzi, sunbathing area with loungers and deckchairs), an open-air lounge with 4-seat tables and 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

Most William Shakespeare staterooms are with wall-to-wall and floor-ceiling glass doors opening to a railing (French Balcony). Only exceptions are Lower 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.

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