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Canadian Empress
 
86% of cruisers loved it
Why Go?
  • Riverboat experience offering Victorian-era vibe
  • Tours included in fare on destination-focused cruises
  • Prompt, courteous and efficient services
  • Social environment that encourages mingling
  • Musicians entertain during the evening
  • Sails through central Canada's most beautiful scenery
  • Family business offering cruises for over 30 years

Canadian Empress Cabins

It's important to note that not much emphasis has been placed on cabin decor. Staterooms are designed for sleeping and bathing and, while they are reasonably comfortable, passengers didn't otherwise spend much time in them. Just three have double beds; cabins 24 and 25 were the nicest on the ship, complete with a brass four-poster (first time we'd ever seen a real bed on a cruise ship!). Cabin 34 has a small double. Otherwise, all rooms come with twin beds. If you want a double bed it's best to book as far ahead as possible.

Storage space is fairly minimal - there's a tiny alcove that serves as a closet and a couple of small drawers. Bathrooms feature a "head" (basic toilet) and a rudimentary shower. The sink is in the room itself.

No amenities - beyond bars of soap - are provided.


Canadian Empress Cabin Reviews
   Cabin 19
July 2014

There were two twin beds in the room, one of which can be put up during the day. However, we kept both of them down and it worked out fine. There isn't a lot of room for luggage, but we managed with two big suitcases (we were on a eleven day trip, including the cruise)....continue


   Cabin 25
June 2014

One of 2 onboard with a double bed. Bed is against the wall on one long side and can't be repositioned. If it's important that you sleep together, the closeness out weighs the downside. If it's not a priority, I would not spend the additional money for this category.

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   Cabin 17
September 2010
Although the cabins on the Canadian Empress are tiny, they are certainly adequate. There were many nooks and crannies to store your items. The windows opened for fresh air. The cabin stewards kept the staterooms spotless. I cannot imaging anyone wanting to stay in their...continue

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Canadian Empress Ratings
Member Rating
Dining
3.0
4.6
Public Rooms (Not yet rated)
4.6
Cabins (Not yet rated)
3.4
Entertainment
2.0
4.3
Spa & Fitness (Not yet rated)
1.8
Family & Children
1.0
0.0
Shore Excursions (Not yet rated)
5.1
Enrichment (Not yet rated)
NA
Service (Not yet rated)
5.1
Value-for-Money (Not yet rated)
4.3
Rates
3.0
3.8

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Ship Stats
Crew: 14
Launched: September 1981
Decks: 4
Tonnage: 321
Passengers: 66
Registry: Canada
CDC Score: Not yet inspected
 
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