Swiss Crown

Swiss Crown

Sailing along the Danube

À partir de € 1.099,-
About
  • 135 persons
  • 69 cabins
  • 110 meters
Highlights
  • Panorama restaurant
  • Sundeck, partly roofed
  • Sauna, steam bath and whirlpool
Destinations
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Slovakia
  • Hungary

About the ship MS Swiss Crown

Stylish, elegant and timelessly beautiful - this is how the premium ship MS Swiss Crown presents itself as it glides gently along the Danube river. You will immediately feel at home on board as soon as you enter the spectacular foyer. Designed in warm wood tones, the ship radiates a comfort and leaves nothing to be desired. The simple elegance of the timelessly beautiful staterooms, which are decorated with great attention to detail, will inspire you.

Sit back, enjoy the serene, relaxed atmosphere, the fantastic views of breathtakingly beautiful natural landscapes, sometimes from the bicycle seat, sometimes from the inviting, partially covered sun deck. Let yourself be pampered by the friendly, accommodating crew and create on board relationships alongside memories to last a lifetime.

Cabin information

  • Main deck (lower deck) - cabins STANDARD (small windows - can not be opened)
  • Middle deck - cabins COMFORT (panorama window - can be opened), 1x MINISUITE (panorama window - can be opened)
  • Upper deck - cabins SUPERIOR (balcony)

Cabins

The 68 outward-facing cabins are spacious 14 m² and convince with elegant, comfortable interior.
The cabins have a double bed (can be separated to 2 single beds), shower/WC, hairdryer, SAT TV, safe, coffee maker and individually adjustable air conditioning.

  • STANDARD cabin:
    • the approx. 14 m² cabins are located on the main deck, equipped with a double bed (which can be moved apart) and smaller, raised windows (NOT openable). In some cabins a 3rd bed (bunk bed) can be used for children.
  • COMFORT cabin:
    • the approx. 14 m² cabins are located on the middle deck, equipped with a double bed (which can be moved apart). The panoramic window can be opened.
  • SUPERIOR cabin:
    • the approx. 14 m² cabins are located on the upper deck, equipped with a double bed (which can be moved apart) and private balcony.
  • MINISUITE:
    • the approx. 16 m² cabin is located on the middle deck, equipped with a double bed (which can be moved apart), panoramic window, minibar and coffee station
Whirlpool
Sundeck
Entrance
Restaurant
Standard Cabin
Comfort Cabin
Superior Cabin
Junior Suite

Board equipment

  • Restaurant
  • Stylish Lounge with Panoramabar
  • Library
  • Wellness area with sauna + steam bath
  • Whirlpool
  • Sundeck with long-chairs & tables
  • Onboard-Boutique
  • WIFI (payable locally, connection may vary)

The stylish lounge with its comfortable club chairs and a cozy Panoramabar offers a very special atmosphere. In the first-class restaurant you undertake a culinary foray through the Danube countries and their variety of flavors. Rest and relaxation await you in the wellness area after an eventful day of cycling, and on the spacious, partially covered sun deck you can enjoy a glass of wine together with like-minded people and a very special spectacle of nature.
In a small onboard boutique you can buy souvenirs and souvenirs for those who stayed at home, but also useful equipment for your bike tours (clothing, helmets, bags, etc.). And if you feel like reading a good book, just help yourself to the onboard library. On board you will be greeted by a warm ship’s crew, who will make your stay as pleasant as possible and read your every wish from your eyes. WIFI available on board (connection may vary, payable locally).

Restaurant / Catering /Kitchen
In the convivial panoramic restaurant, all guests will eat together at the same time. We provide daily fresh prepared international and national specialties from the cuisine of the countries along the route.
If you are traveling with friends, please mention this when booking. Gladly an internal note is deposited to get a common table in the restaurant. Please note that it is not always possible for several people to accommodate all at one table as there is limited space in the restaurant and not all table sizes are available.

The full board consists of: breakfast, packed lunch for bikers (resp. light meal for guests on board), dinner with menue-choice, coffee-/tea break with sweets in the afternoon. 
Your table number will be provided during boarding.

Diet requirements
Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lacto-free etc is no problem. Those special meals have to be ordered latest by 3 weeks prior departure.
Please be informed that due to the limited shopping possibilities of the constantly changing ports, not all diets can be offered.
In individual cases and by appointment, you are also welcome to bring along your own food for your special meal.

Laundry Service
Put your clothes-to-wash in the plastic bag that you find in your cabin. After the next cabin service the housekeeping staff will take your clothes to the laundry and bring it back the day after. Further information and prices at the reception directly on board.

Beverages
Selection of national and international drinks; beverage packages available. Please be informed that it´s forbidden do bring self-bought drinks on board and consume them in public areas. Consumption only permitted in the cabin.

Internet / Mobile phone
In some areas (reception, lounge) there is the possibility to connect to the Internet via WLAN / WIFI on board in  Please take note that depending on the route, there may be restrictions on the connection from the on-board network to the Internet.
The access code and prices are available at the reception.

If you want to be reachable on board in urgent cases, please leave our office number at your family. We will forward you the message as soon as possible.

Life on board
There is no special dress code on board. Casual clothing is sufficient. For the concert and the gala dinner some passengers are dressed more elegant. We suggest appropriate clothing for the bike-tours as e.g. cycling pants, bike-gloves, sportive shoes, etc…sun- and rain protection – please don’t forget! A warm sweater for rather cool evenings on deck. Swim wear for using the opportunity on hot days along your bike-leg.
Our guests are very international from all countries all over the world.

Sundeck
Sometimes it is necessary - depending on the water levels - to leave the sundeck when passing low bridges for safety reasons. Please pay attention to the announcements of the crew .

Shore
You can leave the ship immediately after docking as soon as the ship is firmly anchored. We kindly ask you to be back on board at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
The times of residence can change at short notice, please pay attention to announcements and hints in the daily program. Please make sure that you pick up your landing card at the reception in the harbors before leaving the ship and return them when you return aboard. The shore maps are used by the ship’s command to check that all guests are back on board.

Smoking on board
Please note that the whole ship (incl. cabins, restaurant, café) is absolutely a non smoking area. Smoking is allowed only on the open sundeck.

Tipping
For anyone who has taken a mainstream cruise before, the subject of tipping is a common one; after all, the wonderful service you’re treated to for an entire week an equally suitable reward.
Towards the end of the cruise you will find an envelope in your cabin . This will allow you to place cash into the unmarked envelope. The cash needs to be Euros. You can then place it in a box near reception.  This form of giving a tip is useful to credit all crew-members.
A noncommittal directive would be approx. € 7,- to 9,- per person and day.
The cruise director is not included in this system. If you have been satisfied with his service during the week – there will be also a tip box available directly at the cruise director’s desk.

Currency/ Payment
All prices are in EURO. All extras (drinks, ...) will be charged to your onboard account.
The invoice can be paid in cash or with credit card (VISA or Master Card) on the day of departure at the reception.
Excursions  have to be paid directly to the cruise director (credit cards accepted).