River Empress

River Empress Review and Specifications

Specifications of River Empress

Year built2001  /  Age : 17
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderShipyard De Hoop (Lobith, Holland)
Owner(TravCorp) The Travel Corporation
OperatorUniworld River Cruises
Speed13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Passengers66 - 132
Crew41
Decks5
Cabins66
Decks with cabins4
Last Refurbishment2010

Current itinerary of River Empress

River Empress current cruise is 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest. Prices start from USD 9148 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 20 Sep, 2018 and ends on 05 Oct, 2018.

Date / TimePort
20 Sep      Departing from Amsterdam, Holland   
21 Sep     Amsterdam, Holland   
21 Sep     Rhine River   
22 Sep     Cologne, Germany   
23 Sep     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
23 Sep     Rudesheim, Germany   
24 Sep     Frankfurt am Main, Germany   
25 Sep     Wertheim am Main, Germany   
26 Sep     Wurzburg, Germany   
27 Sep     Main River, Germany   
27 Sep     Kitzingen, Germany   
28 Sep     Bamberg, Germany   
29 Sep     Nuremberg, Germany   
29 Sep     Main-Danube Canal, Germany   
30 Sep     Kelheim, Germany   
30 Sep     Regensburg, Germany   
01 Oct     Passau, Germany   
01 Oct     Danube River   
02 Oct     Weissenkirchen in der Wachau, Austria   
02 Oct     Wachau Valley, Austria   
03 Oct     Vienna, Austria   
04 Oct     Danube River   
04 Oct - 05 Oct     Budapest, Hungary(Overnight)   
05 Oct      Arriving in Budapest, Hungary   

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), Baroness (1994), Countess (2003), Duchess (2003), Princess (2001), Queen(1999), Royale (2006).

MS River Empress 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, hair dryer and 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.

River Empress cruise ship

MS River Empress shelters an elegant restaurant, 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 and amazing panoramic views; Captain's lounge features cozy setting and full bar, and is perfect for an intimate evening. The Sun deck offers shuffleboard and life-size chess, fitness center, 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 complimentary specialty 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 cruisetour 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.

River Empress wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 66 (of which 4 Suite)
  • Restaurants: Restaurant (Main dining room)
  • Lounges & Bars: Main Lounge (featuring a dance floor and full-service Bar), Captain's Lounge & Library (full-service bar), Patio Lounge, Sky Lounge
  • Sun Deck (chessboard, shuffleboard), Serenity Spa, Fitness Center, 24-hour specialty tea and coffee bar, laundry and ironing facilities, elevator, 24-hour reception service, free Internet and Wi-Fi access.
  • River Empress was remodeled in 2014. The ship is long and narrow, like most European river boats, but with a stylish decor. The onboard experience is casual, and not totally laid-back as sometimes the boat stops in two or three ports a day.
  • 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. Additional ship amenities include complimentary use of Nordic walking sticks and bicycles on all Uniworld cruises' shore excursions.

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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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 May 25 8 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4498
2018 Jun 02 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4498
2018 Jun 10 8 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4498
2018 Jun 18 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4498
2018 Jun 26 8 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4048
2018 Jul 04 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4048
2018 Jul 12 8 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4048
2018 Jul 20 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4048
2018 Jul 28 8 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4048
2018 Aug 05 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4048
2018 Aug 13 8 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4048
2018 Aug 21 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$8548
2018 Sep 05 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$9148
2018 Sep 20 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$9148
2018 Oct 05 15 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$9148
2018 Oct 20 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3598
2018 Oct 28 8 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$3598
2018 Nov 05 8 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3598