MS William Shakespeare

MS William Shakespeare last position

MS William Shakespeare last location was at West Mediterranean (coordinates 43.68388 N / 4.62983 E) cruising en route to AVIGNONX5CXX5C5CXXXX. The AIS position was reported 1 day ago.

All Itineraries Current Position

Current itinerary of MS William Shakespeare

MS William Shakespeare current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon. Prices start from USD 1899 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 04 Apr, 2024 and ends on 11 Apr, 2024.

Date / TimePort
04 Apr - 05 Apr    Departing from Lyon, France hotels
06 Apr    Chalon-sur-Saone, France
07 Apr    Vienne, France
08 Apr    Viviers-sur-Rhone, France
09 Apr    Tarascon, France
10 Apr - 11 Apr    Arriving in Avignon, France hotels

Specifications of MS William Shakespeare

Year of build2014  /  Age: 10
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderBijlsma Shipyard (Lemmer, Holland)
Speed10 kn / 19 km/h / 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
OwnerScylla AG
OperatorRiviera Travel UK

MS William Shakespeare Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Apr 04 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1899
2024 Apr 11 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1399
2024 Apr 18 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2199
2024 Apr 25 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2299
2024 May 02 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2399
2024 May 09 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2849
2024 May 16 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2849
2024 May 23 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1899
2024 May 30 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2499
2024 Jun 06 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2024 Jun 13 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2024 Jun 20 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2024 Jun 27 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1949
2024 Jul 04 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Jul 11 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Jul 18 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Jul 25 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Aug 01 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Aug 08 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Aug 15 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Aug 22 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1799
2024 Aug 29 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1899
2024 Sep 05 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1999
2024 Sep 12 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2024 Sep 19 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $2099
2024 Sep 26 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1949
2024 Oct 03 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1899
2024 Oct 10 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1699
2024 Oct 17 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1549
2024 Oct 24 7 days, one-way from Lyon to Avignon Lyon $1999

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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