Scenic Emerald Review and Specifications
Specifications of Scenic Emerald
|Year built||2008 / Age : 11|
|Builder||Scheepswerf Den Breejen Shipyard (Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Holland)|
|Owner||Scenic Tours (Australia)|
|Speed||12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph|
|Length (LOA)||135 m / 443 ft|
|Beam (width)||11 m / 36 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||2720 gt|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Sister-ships||Scenic Diamond, Scenic Sapphire|
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The Scenic Emerald boat cruises on Danube, Main and Rhine rivers in Europe. The itineraries visit Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic. Departures are from Amsterdam, Nurnberg (Nuremberg), Zurich, Budapest, and Prague. Itineraries with Paris (France) are price-inclusive of air travel deals to/from Holland or Germany.
Scenic Emerald was launched in 2008 as one of Scenic Cruises popular “space ships”. The extraordinary “space ship” class design offers plentiful cabin and public space, as well as one of the highest in industry passenger space ratio. The Scenic ship Emerald offers elegantly designed lounges and restaurants, and over 80% of the cabins with full balconies.
All Scenic Emerald staterooms have top amenities – from the step-out balconies to flat-screen TVs with complimentary movies. Scenic guests also benefit from the free WiFi in each stateroom, L’Occitane en Provence products, and minibars. Diamond Deck suites pamper with personal butler service. Scenic Emerald has a total of 85 cabins (of which 70 balcony suites) in 14 grades.
Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low
- Suites - RA, R (x4, deck3), RJ, BJ (x6, deck2&3), A, B, BA, C, P, PA (x58, deck2&3), BS (x1, deck2)
- Window Staterooms - D, E (x15, deck1).
- More than 80% of the accommodations feature full-size balconies. Every room has a “Scenic Slumber Bed” that is queen-size, with fine linens and a menu of pillows. Junior and Royal Suites offer butler service.
Scenic Emerald restaurants include Crystal Restaurant, Portobellos (Italian), Riverview Terrace (al fresco), Table la Rive (Emerald Deck, for Suite passengers only). There is also a Panorama Lounge, River Cafe, Wellness Centre (Gym and Spa), shop, an elevator (connecting all cabin decks). On all (price-inclusive) Scenic cruise tours and excursions ashore, guests receive GPS tracking devices (called ScenicTailorMade) with uploaded digital maps. They also double as listening devices for the live narration by the line's local expert tour guides provided on all group travel excursions. Binoculars and bicycles are also provided complimentary to fully enjoy the scenery everywhere along the itinerary route.
Scenic river cruise deals are among the industry's most all-inclusive. All meals, drinks (except the French Champagne and highest-end liquors), excursions, butler service, and Internet are included in the fares. Even the drinks in cabins' mini-bars are complimentary. Scenic Tours cruises traditionally attract travelers from Australia and the UK, with a constantly growing number of Americans, Canadians, and Germans. Passengers are 55+, financially comfortable and well traveled.
Our Scenic Emerald cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative of Scenic cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Scenic Tours river cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers, and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates.
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Scenic Emerald cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions, ground transfers, hotel stays, gratuities, port taxes, all beverages consumed on the ship (coffee, tea, bottled water, soft drinks). River cruise fares are also inclusive of alcohol - wine and beer at lunch/dinner, but also of cocktails and liquor offered at the boat's bars.
Scenic Emerald ship was extensively rebuilt in 2014-2015. Renovations were done to all public areas, the River Cafe and Table La Rive were added. This is one of the finest river cruise ships on the waterways of southern France. Scenic Emerald offers plentiful cabin and public space – featuring some of the highest ratio passenger-space in the river travel industry. Scenic Tours cruises traditionally attract travelers from Australia and the UK, with a constantly growing number of Germans, Americans, and Canadians. Passengers are 55+, financially comfortable and well traveled.
Be sure to join the Scenic Cruises loyalty program named "Scenic Club". The Scenic Club membership is free and offers numerous benefits, including exclusive deals, booking discount vouchers, members-only river cruise and tour itineraries, complimentary hotel packages and limousine services, unlimited laundry, Scenic-logoed merchandise, gift cards, special (exclusive) onboard events and competitions.
Depending on departure dates, itineraries, and special offers/promotions, sometimes, Scenic river cruise prices may include the airfare.
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