River Duchess Review and Specifications
Specifications of River Duchess
|Year built||2003 / Age : 17|
|Builder||Scheepswerf Den Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)|
|Owner||(TravCorp) The Travel Corporation|
|Operator||Uniworld River Cruises|
|Speed||13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph|
|Length (LOA)||110 m / 361 ft|
|Beam (width)||11 m / 36 ft|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Sister-ships||River Ambassador (THE A), River Baroness (THE B), River Countess (SS La Venezia), River Empress, River Princess, River Queen, River Royale (SS Bon Voyage)|
Review of River Duchess
Uniworld River Duchess ship cruises on Rhine, Danube and Main Rivers departing from Antwerp, Amsterdam, Vienna and Istanbul. Uniworld (officially "Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection") is a major river cruise company part of The Travel Corporation group.
With the same design features and amenities are the Uniworld ships Ambassador (1993, now THE A), Baroness (1994, now THE B), Countess (2003, now SS La Venezia), Empress (2001), Princess (2001), Queen (1999), Royale (2006, now SS Bon Voyage).
MS River Duchess cruise ship features only outside cabins (67, 22 with French balconies, 4 Suites, 6 grades), maintained by daily service, all with controllable AC, premium bedding, direct-dial telephone, storage, flat-screen TV, built-in safe, hairdryer and a compact bathroom with L’Occitane products. The staterooms on the lower deck have a wide window, and the middle deck staterooms feature a large panoramic window. Rhine Deck’s cabins are with French balconies. All Riverview suites and standard staterooms are with handcrafted UK-made Savoir beds and top-luxury bedding sets. The elevator services Duchess' three interior decks.
River Duchess Palace Restaurant (main dining room) is on ship's lower deck and dining there is “best-of-the-best”. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style with a variety of cold and hot items, as well as individually prepared. Menu items offer American and Continental preparations. Local specialities are also featured. Dinner includes four courses, open-seating, with a selection of fine wines, beers and soft drinks.
Other amenities include: Blue Danube Lounge (featuring a dance floor and full-service Bar), Captain's Lounge & Library (full-service bar), Patio Lounge, La Motte Sky Lounge, Sun Deck (chessboard, shuffleboard), Serenity Spa, Fitness Center, sauna, 24-hour specialty tea and coffee bar, laundry and ironing facilities, elevator, 24-hour reception service, free Internet and Wi-Fi access, complimentary use of Nordic walking sticks and bicycles on all Uniworld cruises’ shore excursions.
River Duchess river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Uniworld rates. They might be different when you book your Uniworld River Duchess 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).
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River Duchess Itineraries
The below listed River Duchess cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Uniworld 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.
|Date||Cruise Name||Departure Port||Price from|
|2020 Mar 28||9 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Antwerp||Amsterdam|
|2020 Apr 08||9 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Antwerp||Amsterdam|
|2020 Apr 15||9 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Antwerp||Amsterdam|
|2020 Apr 29||15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest||Amsterdam|
|2020 Apr 29||22 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Giurgiu||Amsterdam|
|2020 May 21||22 days, one-way from Giurgiu to Amsterdam||Giurgiu||$11999|
|2020 May 28||15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam||Budapest|
|2020 Jun 12||15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest||Amsterdam|
|2020 Jun 12||22 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Giurgiu||Amsterdam|
|2020 Jul 04||22 days, one-way from Giurgiu to Amsterdam||Giurgiu|
|2020 Jul 11||15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam||Budapest||$10999|
|2020 Jul 26||15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest||Amsterdam||$10999|
|2020 Jul 26||22 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Giurgiu||Amsterdam||$16599|
|2020 Aug 17||22 days, one-way from Giurgiu to Amsterdam||Giurgiu|
|2020 Aug 24||15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam||Budapest|
|2020 Sep 08||15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest||Amsterdam|
|2020 Sep 08||22 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Giurgiu||Amsterdam||$10499|
|2020 Sep 30||22 days, one-way from Giurgiu to Amsterdam||Giurgiu|
|2020 Oct 07||15 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam||Budapest|
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