Specifications of Queen Isabel
|Year built||2013 / Age: 9|
|Builder||Shipyard De Hoop BV (Lobith, Holland)|
|Length (LOA)||79 m / 259 ft|
|Beam (width)||12 m / 39 ft|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Owner||Mystic Invest via Mystic Cruises (Portugal)|
|Operator||Uniworld River Cruises|
Queen Isabel Review
Review of Queen Isabel
Uniworld Queen Isabel ship cruises on Douro River departing from Lisbon and Oporto. Uniworld (officially "Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection") is a major river cruise company part of The Travel Corporation (a group of companies).
MS Queen Isabel cruise ship was launched in 2013 as one of the most luxurious vessels on Douro River in Portugal. The shipowner is Mystic Cruises via its subsidiary brand-company DouroAzul - Portugal's leading cruise tour operator. DouroAzul's smart coaches coordinate with all vessels from the local fleet for shore excursions.
MS Queen Isabel ship is currently chartered by Uniworld Cruises for all sailings along the Douro. She was built in Portugal and staffed by all Portuguese crew (the only exception is her Dutch chef). Queen Isabel and her 59 staterooms (of which 20 Suite, in 5 grades) are relatively small in comparison with those on other Uniworld ships. Her dimensions have been dictated by the relatively narrow and short locks which pepper the Douro River. Boat's amenities are slightly different from those available on all Uniworld company-owned vessels. The cabins' beds, for example, are smaller. The lower deck cabins have large windows. All staterooms on the upper two decks feature beautifully appointed balconies. There is also adequate storage space and good bathrooms with L'Occitane en Provence products.
MS Queen Isabel has a Restaurant (Main dining room) and Main Lounge (featuring a full-service Bar). Other amenities include a swimming pool on the Sun deck, Serenity River Spa, fitness centre, boutique, and elevator. All guests are pampered with complimentary coffee bar and free Wi-Fi and Internet access.
Queen Isabel river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Uniworld Portugal cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Uniworld Douro River cruise only or cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers, and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Uniworld offers air-inclusive cruise deals and pre/post cruise hotel packages as extensions (at additional cost).
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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Queen Isabel ship is one of the newest boats operated under charter by Uniworld - one of Europe's largest river cruise lines. The ship offers exclusively Douro River cruises in Portugal. The crew and staff are all Portuguese. The boat was specifically designed, with dimensions dictated by the narrow and short locks along river Douro's valley.
Other luxury ships on Douro River chartered by major European river cruise lines with operations in Portugal (AmaWaterways, CroisiEurope, Viking) are AmaVida, Scenic Azure, Fernao de Magalhaes, Gil Eanes, Infante Don Henrique, Viking Hemming, Viking Osfrid, Viking Torgil.
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