River Princess Review

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River Princess
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  • Comfortable way to see Europe's most popular sights
  • Staterooms and suites are efficiently designed
  • Good open deck space for viewing the passing scenery

River Princess Overview

Editor Rating
3.5
The sister ship to the newer River Empress, the River Princess nonetheless has a completely different ambiance. The decor on the River Princess is starker and bolder than its sister's, with honey-colored woods, aluminum accents, and a deep color scheme of green, blue or pinky-red. However, Uniworld President Serba Ilich says the ship will be renovated to tone down the decor so it is more similar to the soothing, rich-looking interior on the River Empress.

The ship is an extremely comfortable way to see some of Europe's most popular sights while unpacking only once. The long, narrow ships often dock in the heart of small towns and historic cities so passengers can simply walk off the ship to explore. Shore excursions are included and often are guided walking tours or motorcoach tours, sometimes with lunch in a wonderful restaurant for a local experience.

River Princess Fellow Passengers

Uniworld customers tend to be older, experienced travelers, although the age demographic may be trending downward as river cruising grows in popularity. The typical passenger is 50 years of age or older with a household income of more than $75,000. Many have cruised on large ocean-going cruise ships although Uniworld trips are also eminently suitable for the first-timer to Europe. Perhaps this is a more comfortable option than the five-country motorcoach tour?

River Princess Dress Code

Casual and comfortable during the day while evenings are slightly dressier. A jacket is suitable for men at the captain's dinner.

River Princess Gratuity

Fares are inclusive of gratuities for onboard and onshore services, including pre- and post-cruise extensions.
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River Princess Member Reviews

Budapest to Prague 1st Mate Dave
10/16
We found this to be the nicest cruise line that we have been on. The service was wonderful, great food, open bar, excursions included, gratuities included and we found the ship to be in excellent condition on all levels. Our cabin was quite roomy ... Read more
Where to begin... The ship is beautiful, the staff is friendly and efficient (I've never seen people work so hard, and always with a smile), the food was gourmet - fresh, delicious, cultural selections, the sailing was smooth and scenic, the ... Read more
We chose Uniworld because we had sailed with them last year and so enjoyed the whole experience. The staff are amazing, friendly, helpful, even though English is not their language. The food was excellent and abundant. The dining room staff were ... Read more
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River Princess Ratings

Editor Rating 3.5 Member Rating
Category
Editor
Member
Dining
3.0
4.7
Public Rooms
4.0
4.7
Cabins
4.0
4.5
Entertainment
2.0
4.1
Spa & Fitness
2.0
4.1
Family & Children
1.0
Shore Excursions
4.0
4.5
Enrichment
3.0
4.6
Service
4.0
4.9
Value-for-Money
4.0
4.6

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Ship Stats
Crew:
41
Launched:
2001
Decks:
4
Tonnage:
Passengers:
130
Registry:
The Netherlands
CDC Score:
Not Yet Inspected
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