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The recently remodeled River Duchess has lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with handcrafted Savoir of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options. Staterooms and suites on the Rhine Deck have French balconies.

Other amenities include generous built-in closets, hair dryer, individual climate-control thermostat, direct-dial telephone, infotainment center with flat-screen TV and complimentary movie and entertainment options, bottled water, and a safe. Marble bathrooms feature L Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, bathrobes and slippers, and towel warmers.

All suites are uniquely decorated and have additional amenities and services, including daily fruit and cookie plate, elegant evening snack, bathroom towel warmer and heated mirrors, robes and slippers, iPod docking station, Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas, fully stocked mini bar, bottle of wine upon arrival, in-suite morning coffee and tea, full breakfast menu, free shoe shine and laundry service, Hermes bath products, and one-per-person in-suite well-being treatment.

Public areas include:

  • Blue Danube Lounge with full-service bar
  • Captain””s Lounge with library with full service bar
  • Patio lounge
  • La Motte Sky lounge
  • Palace restaurant
  • Sun deck with life-size chessboard and shuffleboard
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Serenity River Spa
  • Guest laundry and ironing facilities
  • Elevator

Additional ship amenities include 24-hour reception service, complimentary 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar, use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks, and free Internet and Wi-Fi access


  • Inaugurated: 2003
  • Remodeled: 2012
  • Length: 361 ft
  • Width: 37.5 ft
  • Voltage: 220 volts
  • Guests: 130
  • Staff: 41
  • Suites: 4 (214 sq ft)
  • Categories 1-5 Staterooms: 61 (151 sq ft)