River Empress

 

Set Sail Aboard River Empress

Discover luxury boutique river cruising. Elegant ships feature an average capacity of 130 guests and one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios in the river cruise industry. River Empress features all river-view staterooms; a cozy library that provides the perfect haven for inviting conversation, game playing, or simply a place for deep contemplation and so much more.

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Onboard the River Empress

Ship Rating

3.5 of 5 stars

Costco Member Rating:
4.8/5 (76 Ratings)

River Empress features all river-view staterooms; a cozy library that provides the perfect haven for inviting conversation, game playing or simply a place for deep contemplation; a fitness center where you can unwind from a day of sightseeing; and a lounge with a full-service bar where you can gather with friends for cocktails while the evening's entertainment provides a soothing backdrop.

Onboard Activities

Activities & Services (included in cruise)

Bars/Lounges

Bars/Lounges

  • Card Room
  • Movies
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna/Steam Room
  • Bars/Lounges
  • Library
  • Concierge Desk
  • Duty-Free Shops/Boutiques
  • Elevators
  • Safe Deposit Boxes
  • Self-Service Laundromat

Activities & Services (available for an extra fee)

Full-Service Spa

Full-Service Spa

  • Full-Service Spa

Costco Travel makes every effort to verify the accuracy of all information provided. Additional fees for amenities or services may be charged by the cruise line. Amenities or services may be discontinued or revised by the cruise line without notice. Staterooms designated as wheelchair-accessible do not necessarily meet ADA requirements. Costco Travel is not responsible for inaccuracies or provider modifications.

Dining

Main Dining Room

Main Dining Room

Main Dining

Main Dining Room (open seating): This seating option allows you to choose when and with whom you dine. Menus are a blend of classic cuisine with a touch of contemporary elegance, and are created using only the finest and freshest ingredients often brought onboard from local ports of call. You'll be surrounded by the beauty of passing riverbank towns and villages.


Times, costs and other specifics are outside the control of Costco Travel. All information is at the sole discretion of the cruise line and is subject to change without notice. Dining time and table size preferences are submitted to the cruise line on a first-come, first-served request basis and are confirmed aboard ship. Questions, concerns and/or special needs regarding dining arrangements must be addressed with the maitre d' hotel aboard ship. Every effort is made to accommodate travelers' preferences; however, Costco Travel cannot guarantee dining arrangements. In specialty restaurants, space is limited and reservations are recommended. A cover charge and dress code may apply.

All-Inclusive

Staterooms

Classic Stateroom with Small Window (Category: CL)

Category: CL

  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq. ft. - 14 sq m)
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

Deluxe Stateroom with Window (Category: DE)

Category: DE

  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq. ft. - 14 sq m)
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

Stateroom with French Balcony (Category: FB)

Category: FB

  • Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq. ft. - 14 sq m) with a French balcony
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

Suite with French Balcony (Category: S)

Category: S

  • Lavishly appointed riverview suite (214 sq. ft. - 20 sq m) with a French balcony
  • Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, and bottled water
  • Marble bathroom with Hermès bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers
  • Additional special amenities and services

Deck Plan

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Ship Facts

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  • Ship Name: River Empress
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Year Refurbished: 2010
  • Year Entered Present Fleet: 2001
  • Maximum Capacity: 134
  • Number of Passenger Decks: 3
  • Number of Crew: 36
  • Officers' Nationality: European
  • Ocean-View without Balcony: 45
  • Ocean-View with Balcony: 18
  • Capacity Based on Double Occupancy: 134
  • Country of Registry: Switzerland
  • Total Staterooms: 67
  • Suites with Balcony: 4
  • Crew/Hotel Staff Nationality: International
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