The River Duchess built in 2002 is the last if the River Queen Class vessels, which include siblings River Queen, River Empress, River Countess & River Princess.
The recently renovated River Duchess provides an intimate yet relaxed atmosphere for her 130 guests. Boasting lavishly appointed staterooms and suites, the River Duchess provides the perfect river-cruise retreat.
The 130-passenger River Duchess is decorated in soft hues of blue and green complemented by soothing earth tones, providing a tranquil and elegant onboard ambiance. Enjoy spectacular and ever-changing views of Europe’s most enchanting waterways in the ship’s stylish Blue Danube Lounge, Palace Restaurant, or the La Motte Sky Lounge.
The River Duchess features spacious interiors that include a main lounge with panoramic windows, a cosy Captain’s Lounge and an expansive sun deck. Each evening, you can look forward to experiencing regionally inspired cuisine in the ships full-service restaurant before relaxing in the main lounge whilst you enjoy regionally inspired entertainment.
River Duchess Facilities
- Main lounge with full-service bar
- Sun deck with chess and shuffleboard
- Sky lounge
- Fitness room with sauna and massage treatments
- Boutique/gift shop
- Free internet access and Wi-Fi in public areas
River Duchess Staterooms and Suites
Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have hotel beds draped in fine linens. The staterooms and suites on River Duchess are located on the Rhine Deck have French balconies*. Other amenities include: a vanity, generous built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat for air conditioning and heat, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with satellite, bottled water, and bathroom with L'Occitane bath and body products, magnifying mirror, and plush bathrobes
The suites have extra amenities and services including slippers, coffee machine, bottle of wine upon arrival, fruit and cookie plate, morning coffee, shoe shine, free laundry services and daily newspaper.
River Duchess Dining
- Restaurant with open seating
- Complimentary red and white wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea, and water during dinner
- Complimentary coffee and tea throughout the day
River Duchess Entertainment
- Daily guided excursions, including ‘Choice is Yours’ sightseeing options
- Signature Lecture
- Nightly music and local entertainment
- Captains Lounge provides a delightful atmosphere in which to read a book from our Library or to play cards or games.
- Coffee Lounge