River Queen

River Queen cruise ship

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River Queen Review and Specifications

Specifications of River Queen

Year built1999  /  Age : 20
Flag state Netherlands
BuilderShipyard De Hoop BV (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
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2010

Review of River Queen

Uniworld River Queen ship cruises on Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube Rivers departing from Amsterdam, Antwerp, Basel, Frankfurt am Main 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), Empress (2001), Princess (2001), Royale (2006).

River Queen cruise ship


River Queen has a total of 65 cabins (of which 4 Suite) in 6 grades. The lavish staterooms, all riverview, await with fine linens, flat-screen television, plush bathrobes and a vanity. All suites and standard staterooms boast handcrafted UK-made Savoir beds and top-luxury bedding. The suites receive a morning newspaper and free laundry services.

Shipboard facilities

River Queen is a boutique hotel-style riverboat built in style to resemble the steamships of the great 1930's. On board, guests can experience vessel's plush interior, promising classical elegance in Art Deco style. MS River Queen also provides wireless Internet in all public areas, 24-hour specialty coffee bar, 24-hour reception service and smoke free interior (smoking is only allowed on open decks). Other amenities include the Restaurant (main dining room), Main Lounge (featuring a dance floor and full-service Bar), Captain's Lounge & Library (full-service bar), Sun Deck (chessboard, shuffleboard), Serenity Spa (massage treatments), Fitness Center, sauna, laundry and ironing facilities, gift boutique. The ship even features an elevator and offers complimentary use of Nordic walking sticks and bicycles on all Uniworld cruises’ shore excursions.

River Queen 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 Queen 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.

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River Queen ship was extensively renovated in 2010. 

River Queen was rated "best river cruise ship" by the 2012's Conde Nast Readers' Cruise Poll.

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