River Empress Review and Specifications
Specifications of River Empress
|Year built||2001 / Age : 19|
|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 Duchess, River Princess, River Queen, River Royale (SS Bon Voyage)|
Review of River Empress
Uniworld River Empress ship cruises on Main, Rhine and Danube Rivers departing from Antwerp, Amsterdam, Vienna, Budapest and Nurnberg. 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), Duchess (2003), Princess (2001), Queen (1999), Royale (2006, now SS Bon Voyage).
River Empress has a total of 66 cabins (of which 4 Suite) in 6 grades. The cruise ship cabins are maintained by daily attentive service and feature controllable air-conditioning, premium bedding, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV, built-in closet and safe, hairdryer and a compact bathroom with L’Occitane products. The suites have extra amenities: a bottle of wine on guests' arrival, daily cookie and fruit plate, DVD, larger sitting area, refrigerator, continental breakfast, morning tea and coffee, free laundry and shoe shine services. All Riverview suites and standard staterooms are with handcrafted UK-made Savoir beds and top-luxury bedding sets. All the Rhine Deck's cabins are with French balconies.
MS River Empress shelters an elegant Restaurant (Main dining room), and her guests can enjoy exquisite cuisine, fine dining and superior service. The ship has two lounges: the main lounge, featuring a full-service bar, dance floor and amazing panoramic views; Captain's Lounge & Library features cosy seating and full bar, and is perfect for an intimate evening; Patio Lounge and Sky Lounge. The Sun deck offers shuffleboard and life-size chess, fitness centre, Serenity River Spa, sauna, boutique, laundry and ironing facilities. The ship is also equipped with an elevator. Nordic walking sticks and bicycles for on-shore activities are provided. Additional amenities include laundry and ironing facilities, complimentary speciality coffee bar and 24-hour reception service, free Wi-Fi and Internet access.
River Empress 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 Empress 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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MS River Empress was drydock remodelled in 2014. The riverboat is long and narrow, like most European river cruise ships, with stylish decor, casual onboard experience - but not totally laid-back as sometimes the boat stops in two or three ports a day.
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River Empress Itineraries
The below listed River Empress 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 31||10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$5599|
|2020 Apr 10||10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$6299|
|2020 Apr 20||10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam|
|2020 Apr 30||10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$6799|
|2020 May 10||10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$7299|
|2020 May 20||10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$6799|
|2020 May 30||10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$7499|
|2020 Sep 04||10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$7099|
|2020 Sep 24||10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$7099|
|2020 Oct 04||10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$7099|
|2020 Oct 14||10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam||Basel||$7099|
|2020 Oct 24||10 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel||Amsterdam||$6599|
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