Shannon Princess barge

Shannon Princess barge Review and Specifications

Specifications of Shannon Princess barge

Year built2003  /  Age : 15
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)32 m / 105 ft
Beam (width)5.5 m / 18 ft
Gross Tonnage90 gt
Passengers5 - 10
Crew4
Decks2
Cabins5
Decks with cabins1

Current itinerary of Shannon Princess barge

Shannon Princess barge current cruise is 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland. Prices start from USD 5828 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 16 Sep, 2018 and ends on 22 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
16 Sep      Departing from Dublin, Ireland(Coach transfer)   
16 Sep      Departing from Lough Derg Lake, Ireland   
17 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland   
17 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland   
17 Sep     Shannon River, Ireland   
17 Sep - 18 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland (Overnight)   
18 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland   
18 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland   
18 Sep - 19 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland (Overnight)   
19 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland (Morning)   
19 Sep     Lough Derg Lake, Ireland   
19 Sep     Shannon River, Ireland   
19 Sep - 20 Sep     Shannonbridge, Clonmacnoise, Ireland(Overnight)   
20 Sep     Shannonbridge, Clonmacnoise, Ireland(Morning)   
20 Sep     Shannon River, Ireland   
20 Sep     Dublin, Ireland(Afternoon)   
20 Sep - 21 Sep     Lough Ree Lake, Ireland (Overnight)   
21 Sep     Lough Ree Lake, Ireland   
21 Sep     Lough Ree Lake, Ireland   
21 Sep - 22 Sep     Quigleys Marina, Ireland (Overnight)   
22 Sep     Quigleys Marina, Ireland   
22 Sep      Arriving in Dublin, Ireland(Coach transfer)   

Review of Shannon Princess barge

The 10-passenger ship Shannon Princess is the only luxury hotel barge cruising Ireland's waterways. Shannon Princess cruises on Shannon River, between Lough Ree and Killaloe. The departure point is Dublin, from where passengers are transported to the ship. This way they can add a hotel stay in the Ireland's capital city to make the best of their travel holiday.Shannon Princess barge cruise ship

Cabins

The all 5 staterooms aboard Shannon Princess are all the same size (12 m2 /131 ft2). Each cabin has twin beds which can be converted to a double, individual heat control,  spacious closets, en-suite bathrooms, bedside tables with lamps. All beds are dressed in stylish Irish linen. Arriving travelers find bottled water and chocolates waiting for them. Cabin bathrooms feature white tiles and stainless-steel fittings. Other amenities include towels, robes, hairdryer, soap, shower cap, shower gel and shampoo. 

Shipboard facilities

The barge's beautifully designed interiors feature panoramic windows, through which guests can view the passing scenery, The riverboat has a comfortable saloon, bar and dining area. The barge has a full length, roof top sun deck - a wonderful spot for relax or a pre-dinner drink.

All meals are served single seating, with buffet-style breakfast and lunch. Breakfast is Continental and includes breads, fruit, cereal, coffee and tea. Full Irish breakfast is served on request. Lunch is a light buffet with salads, breads, cheeses and pate or fish. The midday meal is sometimes served as a picnic out and now and then as a 3-course meal.

  • Shannon Princess cruise deals are priced in two categories - "value season" (April) and "regular season" (May through September). Ticket prices per person (double occupancy) range between USD 4400 and USD 5000. Single supplement rates (for solo travelers) range between USD 1500 and USD 1700. The ship can be also booked as full charter, with pricing depending on guests' number - between USD 37100 (6 passengers) and USD 47000 (10 passengers).
  • Themed cruises on Shannon Princess are offered as: "Irish Artisan" (no supplement), "Family" (full charter only, no supplement), "Golf" (USD 900 supplement per player, deals inclusive of transfers to the golf courses), "Walking" (full charter only, no supplement, deals inclusive of daily tours with a professional guide).

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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Shannon Princess barge Itineraries

The below listed Shannon Princess barge cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest European Waterways 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 27 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Jun 03 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Jun 10 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Jun 17 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Jun 24 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Jul 01 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Jul 08 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Jul 15 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Jul 22 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Jul 29 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Aug 05 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Aug 12 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Aug 19 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Aug 26 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Sep 02 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Sep 09 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850
2018 Sep 16 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5828
2018 Sep 23 6 days, round-trip Classic Ireland Dublin$5850