MS William Shakespeare

MS William Shakespeare current position

MS William Shakespeare current location is at Europe Inland (coordinates 45.73045 N / 4.81907 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: 7
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

MS William Shakespeare Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2022 Mar 31 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon
2022 Apr 07 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1869
2022 Apr 14 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1579
2022 Apr 21 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1579
2022 Apr 28 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1679
2022 May 05 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2022 May 12 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2022 May 19 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2022 May 26 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2239
2022 Jun 02 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2022 Jun 09 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2022 Jun 16 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2022 Jun 23 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2022 Jun 30 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1999
2022 Jul 07 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2039
2022 Jul 14 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1939
2022 Jul 21 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1879
2022 Jul 28 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1879
2022 Aug 04 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2022 Aug 11 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2022 Aug 18 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2022 Aug 25 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1839
2022 Sep 01 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2209
2022 Sep 08 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2209
2022 Sep 15 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2209
2022 Sep 22 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2022 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1999
2022 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1889
2022 Oct 13 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2022 Oct 20 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1929
2022 Oct 27 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1419
2022 Nov 03 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon
2023 Mar 30 7 days, one-way from Avignon to Lyon Avignon
2023 Apr 06 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1519
2023 Apr 13 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1579
2023 Apr 20 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1579
2023 Apr 27 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1679
2023 May 04 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2023 May 11 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2023 May 18 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2023 May 25 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1889
2023 Jun 01 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2023 Jun 08 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2023 Jun 15 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2023 Jun 22 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2023 Jun 29 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1999
2023 Jul 06 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1889
2023 Jul 13 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1789
2023 Jul 20 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2023 Jul 27 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2023 Aug 03 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2023 Aug 10 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2023 Aug 17 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2023 Aug 24 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1839
2023 Aug 31 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2209
2023 Sep 07 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2209
2023 Sep 14 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2209
2023 Sep 21 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2023 Sep 28 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1999
2023 Oct 05 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1889
2023 Oct 12 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1729
2023 Oct 19 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1579
2023 Oct 26 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1419

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.

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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