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River Empress Overview
River Empress Overview
- Year Built2001
- Year Refurbished2014
- Passenger Capacity130
- Number of Crew42
- Gross Tonnage5000
- Suite Cabins4
- Balcony Cabins18
- Oceanview Cabins61
- Inside Cabins0
River Empress is an intimate, award-winning, boutique hotel-style ship with all river-view cabins and suites, and carries up to 134 guests. Refurbished in 2005 and 2009, River Empress features graciously appointed accommodations including spacious closets, individual thermostats, direct-dial telephones, flat-screen TVs, deluxe restrooms, and more. Guests can exercise in the onboard gym, receive spa treatments such as massages or facials, and relax in the onboard sauna. Food and drink are served in comfortable environments with plenty of windows for watching the passing scenery. Dining is excellent onboard River Empress, with cuisine prepared fresh and to-order and served with attention by a dedicated staff.
When dining onboard your all-inclusive Uniworld river cruise, you’ll be treated to world-class cuisine made from fresh ingredients, locally sourced from the destinations you visit. Uniworld’s farm-to-table approach takes their chefs to regional farms, local markets and artisanal producers to ensure that every meal is an adventure in and of itself. For those interested in healthier dining options, Uniworld’s Traveling Lite menu features all of the flavor of their traditional menu, but with fewer calories. Uniworld also offers a variety of vegetarian and vegan options, prepared just for you. If you have a specific meal preference, just ask. Uniworld’s chefs will be happy to accommodate.
Each of River Empress’ 63 cabins has a river-view and is equipped with a vanity and make-up mirror, generous built-in closets, a hair dryer, a safe, individual air conditioning, direct-dial telephone, and a flat screen TV. River Empress’ cabins are complete with hotel-style bedding, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, European comforters and private bathrooms including thick cotton towels, aromatherapy bath products, and plush terry cloth robes. Suites are approximately 214 square feet and feature additional in-cabin refrigerators, slippers, sparkling wine, and fresh fruit.
The Main Lounge is one favorite entertainment venue onboard River Empress. It features floor-to-ceiling windows, a dance floor, a bar, and provides the perfect location to relax and recount stories from the day. The Patio Lounge, Sky Lounge, and Club Lounge are additional inviting options, with email stations, games, a library, live performances, and more. At each stop along the way, Uniworld River Cruises provides bicycles for complimentary checkout, providing an alternative to exploration by vehicle or foot.
Although there is a game room onboard, there is no casino option onboard River Empress.
Fitness / Recreation
For passengers seeking to maintain a consistent workout regimen, there is a state-of-the-art fitness center onboard River Empress, complete with various cardio equipment and workout space.
Guests will enjoy drifting away in the revitalizing warmth of River Empress’ onboard dry sauna and steam bath.
There are no special arrangements, activities, or accommodations for children onboard River Empress. Each guest under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older. Uniworld River Cruises does offer “family cruises” on select itineraries during the Summer months.
Guests can visit River Empress’ onboard boutique to select personal gifts and keepsakes.
Dress onboard is resort casual. Cocktail attire is recommended but not required for your farewell party.
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River Empress Deck Plans
- CAT1 Stateroom with French Balcony
- SUITE Suite with French Balcony
- CAT2 Deluxe Stateroom with Window
- CAT3 Deluxe Stateroom with Window
- CAT4 Classic Stateroom with Small Window
- CAT5 Classic Stateroom with Small Window