M/S Amadeus Rhapsody*****

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The M/S AMADEUS Rhapsody ranks amongst the most stylish and modern of river crafts, meeting the very highest standards. Comfort, design and state of the art technology loom large on them. At your disposal are shower, WC, air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, color TV with satellite program, - and an information and video channel too. Deck chairs, lido bar, fun pool and life-size chess tempt you out on to the spacious sun deck. No less entertaining is browsing in the ship’s library, dawdling in the ship’s shop or a date with the ship’s hairdresser. And each day you’ll be treated to fresh gastronomic delicacies in our fine ship’s restaurant



MS. AMADEUS II.***** 5 Star Ship

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An evening on board is a feast for the sense. Take a seat in the Amadeus´ grand on-board restaurant, enjoy the fine view through the panoramic window and then let us pamper you. That is how it should be, as the chef and his team will delight you with their lovingly prepared creations. Who could decline such hospitality? You will, of course, need a fine wine to accompany these gastronomic pleasures and the head waiter will be happy to advise you. Then sit back and enjoy this sensual symphony. The next day will again be filled with impressions and images as countryside, villages, towns pass by. You will be able to tour castles and palaces, stroll through shopping streets and narrow alleys and then in the evening return to the comfortable surroundings of the cruise ship.

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5. Shower 6. Cabinet 7. Telephone
8. Writing-desk 9. Window 10. Chair
All cabins are situated at the side of the vessel, are very spacious (15 sq.m) and have double beds (twin beds on request), with shower and WC, wash basin, independently adjustable air-conditioning, TV with various options (on-board camera, ship information and 5 TV
channels). The cabins on the Mozart deck (Category A-1) and on the Strauss deck (Category B-1) have one large panoramic window, the cabins on the Haydn deck (Category C-1 and C-2) have a smaller window.
1 Sun-deck with deck chairs
2 Pool
3 Navigating bridge
4 Lido-Bar
5 Games of Chess
6 On-board camera
7 Restaurant
8 Panorama Bar
9 Hairdresser
10 Library
11 Salon
12 Reception
13 Hospitality-Desk



This ship is the third and newest member of the 5-star Amadeus fleet, whose passenger vessels rank among the most handsome and modern inland waterway cruisers and meet the very highest standards in terms of comfort, design and technology.
The AMADEUS CLASSIC carries a maximum of 146 passengers in 69 spacious two-berth cabins and 4 suites, which measure 15 m² and 22 m² respectively.
The large-scale sun deck, characterized by its distinctive Amadeus-style awning, has a fun-pool, lido bar, giant chess game, and – a new development, this – a walking track for fitness enthusiasts.

The Panorama restaurant and bar are on the Mozart deck, with wide windows through which you can enjoy uninterrupted views of landscapes that are fascinatingly different when seen from the river. The tastefully decorated Amadeus Club is a new development, with an atmosphere conducive to reading and relaxation.
The hairdresser’s is on the Strauss deck, which also has a fitness studio equipped with the latest machines - and where you can have massage


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As one of the most spacious river cruise ships in Europe, the MS Symphony blends elegance and style with friendliness and unsurpassed service. You'll feel pampered and, perhaps more important, you'll feel relaxed. Upon boarding, you unpack once and spend the rest of the journey enjoying the sights and the casual camaraderie that river cruising creates.

New in 2003, the Symphony offers 73 staterooms — 69 deluxe cabins and four beautifully appointed suites. The ship can accommodate 146 passengers. Each stateroom offers large windows and beautiful views. A Splash Pool and walking track are just some of the other amenities.


1 Sun Deck with Deck Chairs   Mozart Deck
2 Splash Pool   Mozart Deck
3 Navigating Bridge   Strauss Deck
4 Lido Bar   Strauss Deck
5 Game of Chess   Haydn Deck FWD
6 On-Board Camera   Haydn Deck AFT
7 Restaurant    
8 Panorama Bar    
9 Hairdresser    
10 Gift Shop    
11 Amadeus Club    
12 Reception    
13 Hospitality Desk    
14 Fitness Room    
15 Walking Track    
Built: 2003, Length: 358 ft., Crew members: 40, Passengers: 146,Deluxe Cabins: 69, Jr. Suites: 4


Hotel Style Beds, TV with Satellite Channels and Onboard Movies, Individually controlled air-conditioning, and vanity with make-up mirror.

The 69 Deluxe Cabins are 160 square foot each.



Hotel Style Beds, Flat-screen TV with Satellite Channels and Onboard Movies, Individually controlled air-conditioning, mini-bar, cozy sitting area with Sofabed, full bath with bathtub/shower and vanity with make-up mirror.

The 4 Jr. Suites are 236 square foot each.


The MS Amadeus Royal has 68 spacious outside cabins (160 sq ft) and 4 suites (230 sq ft) each fully air-conditioned with private bath facilities, shower, telephone and satellite color TV. Mozart Deck cabins are equipped with French balconies, Strauss Deck cabins with panoramic windows, and the Haydn Deck cabins with windows. Ship facilities include the Panorama Restaurant, Amadeus Club (library), Sun Deck, Fun Pool and Golf Putting Green, a walking track, Lido Bar, Panorama Lounge, an E-mail Station, On-board Shop, Hairdresser, Nautik Cafe, Fitness Center and Wellness Spa.

Statistics Amenities
Year Built: 2005 Restaurant
Length: 360 feet Lounge
Width: 37 feet Bar
Cabins: 68 Fitness Center
Crew: 40 Sundeck

Cabin Descriptions

A Mozart Deck
Outside Cabin with French Balcony
B Strauss Deck
Outside Cabin with large Panoramic Windows
C Haydn Deck
Outside Cabin with Window
D Haydn Deck
Outside Cabin with Window
Suite Mozart Deck
Outside Cabin with French Balcony

All cabins are 160 square feet, except suites.



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A floating holiday home for all ‘aficionados’ of sophisticated river cruising, - these are our MS DELTASTAR and MS DONASTAR. Anyone who has ever boarded this ship has been immediately captivated by its particular brand of charm. It is as though life on board it is under its own sign of the zodiac - ”Comfort”. The cabins are on the outside, and equipped with shower, WC, washbasin, air-conditioning and music console.

A trip on MS DELTASTAR ord MS DONASTAR is an invitation to restful enjoyment: spend all day admiring the most beautiful of the Danube’s riverscapes, and relaxing on the sun deck or in the panorama bar. Spend the evening winding the day down with a few drinks and some dancing.

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Launched in March 2006, the MS Amadeus Princess is the most luxurious vessel in the Austrian  fleet. The unusually large passenger cabins and suites all have outside views and are beautifully appointed. Cabins on the Haydn deck have a large picture window and cabins on the Mozart and Strauss decks have French balconies. Suites have a lounge area with comfortable seating, desk, minibar and safe. All cabins and suites have a private shower and toilet, colour satellite television and video, individual climate control and direct-dial telephone. The well designed public areas are spacious and include a single-sitting dining room offering international cuisine, a lounge and bar, Lido bar, shop and hairdressers. On the top deck there are lounger-chairs and spacious observation areas.

The spacious passenger cabins and suites are on the outside and are very tastefully furnished.

The cabins on the Mozart and Strauss deck have, over their whole width, windows with sliding doors (French balconies).

The cabins on the Haydn deck have the same dimensions and equipment as those on the other decks, but their windows are smaller. If desired, the two beds can be made up separately.

The suites have, as well as a sleeping area, an additional lounge area with comfortable seating, desk, minibar and safe. The sofa bed can, if needed, be turned into a third bed

Cabin (ca. 15 m²):
  1. Bed
  2. TV
  3. Toilett
  4. Wash basin
  5. Shower
  6. Cabinet
  7. Telephone
  8. Writing Desk
  9. Window façade
  10. Chair

MS Amadeus Princess Deckplan




Sun Deck

  Sun Deck
Mozart Deck

  Mozart Deck
Strauss Deck

  Strauss Deck
Haydn Deck

  Haydn Deck




The AMADEUS PREMIUM CLASS fleet’s newest vessel sets new standards in European river cruising. The AMADEUS DIAMOND is a nothing other than a floating luxury hotel, impressing its passengers from the moment they step on board. There’s the imposing reception area, the bright and airy cabins and suites (thanks to the vast panoramic windows in more then 80% of all cabins) offering splendid views of the passing scenery.
Year of manufacture: 2008 Speed: 25km/h
Draft: 1,30 m Gross register tons: 1.566 t
Height: 5,85 m Crew members: ca. 40
Length: 110 m Cabins/Suites: 62/12
Width: 11,40 m  



MS DANUBIA  4 star ship 

Danubia is an older vessel featuring public areas including lounge, partially covered sun deck and one-sitting restaurant with good cuisine. Cabins are comfortable and practical ad there is a stairlift between decks. Passengers on the Danubia tend to be 45+ and Europeans & Americans. At full capacity the crew ratio is one to 0 passengers.

Length 335ft,  Built 1980, Refit 2002, Decks 3, Passengers 148,  Onboard Currency Euro

Languages German & English

CABINS Total 74, Cabins are quite small at 108 sqft and feature TV, telephone and safe as well as a compact bathroom with shower. 
Air conditioning Yes

Dining Single seating - international gourmet cuisine and local specialities

Entertainment : onboard orchestra for musical entertainment and dancing.

Tipping At your discretion but around 10 Euros/US$12 per day per person is recommended.

Dress Code Casual and comfortable during the day. In the evening dress is semi formal (jacket and for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies).

OTHER FACILITIES   Lounge/Bar , Elevator


MS Amadeus Elegant

The MS Amadeus Elegant will complete the "Amadeus-Class Fleet" in 2010 and will set new standards in European river cruising.

Cabin description: (Ms Amadeus Elegant)

Amadeus Suite (app. 236 sq.ft)
panorama window with french balcony, bed, WC/bath, telephon, cabinet, writing desk, minibar

Cabin Mozart/Strauss/Hayd Deck (app. 161 sq.ft)
panorama window with french balcony (fixed window on Haydn-Deck), bed, TV, WC/shower, cabinet, telephone, writing desk

Single Cabin: (app. 130 sqft) Fixed window, bed, TV, WC/shower, cabinet, telephone, writing desk

Technical Data (Amadeus Elegant)

Year of manufacture: 2009 Speed: 25 km/h
Draft: 1,30m Gross register tons: 1.566t
Height: 5,85m Crew members: ca. 40
Length: 110m Cabins/Suites: 68/8
Width: 11,40m  





The m/s AMADEUS Brilliant will have the same classic look as its two sister ships - the AMADEUS Elegant (2010) and AMADEUS Diamond (2009) - with a pointed bow and will, with its 110-m length, fit perfectly into the elegant AMADEUS fleet.  Passengers will find the same high standards of service and interior fixtures and fittings as they have become accustomed to aboard the other AMADEUS vessels when they are greeted on the AMADEUS Brilliant by the atmosphere of a modern hotel room with TV, minibar and designer bath in the stylishly furnished 15-m² standard cabins.  Most of the 67 cabins have magnificent panoramic windows and French balconies, which turn this mode of travel into a truly memorable experience.  The same applies to the 9 elegant suites on the Mozart deck, whose 22-m² of space and equipment offer passengers pure luxury.  

The AMADEUS club with its library and Internet access is again a particular highlight for passengers, quite apart from the impressive sun deck with its comfortable deck chairs, the golf putting green and giant chessboard.  A lift between each deck now makes this relaxed way of travelling even more convenient.  

Technical Data:

Year of manufacture: 2011 Speed: 25 km/h
Draft: 1,30 m Gross register tons: 1.566 t
Height: 5,85 m Crew members: 40
Length: 110 m Cabins/Suites: 67/9
Width: 11,4 m  

The AMADEUS Brilliant will have one really striking new feature, in that all its lighting systems have been completely redesigned by a specially commissioned, and internationally renowned, lighting designer.   

Maiden voyage on the Rhine
The AMADEUS Brilliant's maiden voyage will start in Strasbourg on 1 May 2011 and take in the impressive scenery all the way down the Rhine to Amsterdam.  The new river cruiser will ply up and down Europe's waterways for the rest of the 2011 season, including 14-day voyages from Amsterdam to Vienna, 7-day voyages from Budapest to the Black Sea, and 7-day cruises along the Danube over Advent, Christmas and the New Year.   



New ship in 2013
The AMADEUS SILVER will be the Austrian river cruise specialist’s first 135m ship and bring the size of the fleet up to a total of 11 vessels.

Extending the traditional 110-m length of the AMADEUS ships to 135-m creates not only space for more cabins but allows for quite a number of innovative new features in the premium market segment to come to fruition.

“The AMADEUS SILVER is indeed our first 135m ship and has been planned to fit in wonderfully with the rest of the fleet. All our claims to offer magnificent design coupled with considerable comfort can now be fulfilled even with an increase in the number of cabins. We briefed the planners specifically not to build a floating “bed palace” with the greatest possible capacity but to design a ship that would do justice to the increasing demand from all over the world for superb river travel facilities. And they have done just that – to our customary high premium standards”, explains Dr. Wolfgang Lueftner, founder and CEO of Lueftner Cruises.

The famous Dutch “De Hoop” firm was as usual commissioned to build the 135m river cruiser at its shipyard in Lobith, the Netherlands, where the keel has already been laid. The celebrated naval architects from “Art Line” have been entrusted with designing and planning the extra public spaces on board so that the best possible use is made of them.

The AMADEUS SILVER will have a total of 78 enlarged standard cabins (16m²). Those on the Mozart and Strauss decks will have an innovative form of French balcony offering the option of making the panoramic window front (which extends across the whole cabin width) automatically drop-down so that the cabin becomes a balcony in itself. The 12 AMADEUS Suites (24m²), moreover, have ‘walk-out’ exterior balconies with their own seating groups, enormous panoramic windows and comfortable bathrooms with bath, separate WC and separate shower.

The “River Terrace” open-air lounge in the bow is a special feature of this ship. An unusual glazing solution offers an open-air terrace on which to relax and have good views of the river and scenery while simultaneously providing protection from wind and rain. The new design also has an unusual surprise for sports enthusiasts, as the AMADEUS SILVERS’s spacious fitness studio spreads over two decks and thus has sufficient height to allow for the use of various items of professional training equipment.

The enormous Panorama Restaurant accommodates all the passengers at the same time and offers particularly fine views of the river through windows that reach down to the floor. The “Highlight Dinner” gourmet dining idea already established on the AMADEUS Brilliant (2011) and the AMADEUS Elegant (2010) under which guests enjoy an excellent private dinner in the AMADEUS salon on special occasions, can also be arranged on the new ship.

The new Café Vienna on board tempts passengers with its typically Austrian coffee and ‘Sachertorte’ specialities.

Over and above all this, the 135m ship has all the pleasant touches for which the AMADEUS river cruisers well known. As well as the impressive sun deck with seating areas shaded from the sun, comfortable deck chairs, golf putting green and giant chess game, there’s also the AMADEUS Club with its library and Internet-access and a comfortable lift connecting all the decks.

Lueftner Cruises, which was awarded the “Green Globe Certification Highest Achievement Award” for its sustainable measures and economic use of resources aboard its AMADEUS fleet in 2011, will naturally also be aiming for optimal reduction of energy consumption and air pollution with this new ship.

Maiden voyage on the Dutch and Belgian waterways.

The AMADEUS SILVERS’s maiden voyage will take place in mid-April along the canals of Belgium and Holland. For the rest of the 2013 season it will operate between Amsterdam and Budapest.

Facts and Figures on AMADEUS SILVER:

• Passengers: 180 (max.) / Crew: 45
• Length: 135 m, Breath: 11,4 m
• 90 outside cabins, thereof
o 12 AMADEUS-Suites (24 m² / 258 sqft) with private balcony, spacious bath room, infotainment system flat screen TVs, in-cabin safe, individual climate control
o 78 Deluxe Cabins (16 m² / 172 sqft), mostly with automatic drop-down French balconies
• Sun deck with Lido-Bar, Golf-Putting Green, Chess-Board and Shuffleboard, Panorama-Restaurant and -Bar, AMADEUS-Club, AMADEUS Salon, Café Vienna, Fitness Room on two decks, Massage, Hairdresser, Bordshop, Lift




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