Victoria Anna Cabins

Editor Rating:  4.5
25% of cruisers loved it

Why Choose Victoria Anna?

  • Luxurious ship caters mainly to Americans
  • Spacious cabins with balconies and private bathrooms
  • Enrichment activities explore Chinese language, culture

Victoria Anna Cabins

Cabins on Victoria Anna are spacious for a river ship and very well appointed. They come in a variety of sizes and feature balconies and private bathrooms. All have plasma televisions and satellite reception with HBO, BBC, and Sky Sports broadcasts from Hong Kong. Guests enjoy air-conditioned comfort, or if they choose, they can open the balcony doors to let in fresh breezes. The decor is impressive, with hardwood furniture and rich upholstery, wood baseboards and trim, silk draperies in pale tones, plush, high-thread-count white duvet covers and bed linens, oversized fiber-fill pillows, golden silk bed throws with Chinese calligraphy prints emblazoned on them, tufted head boards, bedside reading lamps, and sculpted, golden carpeting. Red lacquer boxes in bathrooms contain tissues and toiletries, and custom shampoos and soaps are generously supplied. Towels are plush and oversized. Shaver outlets accommodate 220 or 110 V. currents. Guests over six feet four inches in height may have to watch their heads, however, as a raised floor in the bathrooms reduces vertical clearance.

Standards measure a generous 226 square ft. Two large twin beds are raised on highly polished wooden platforms, allowing storage of luggage underneath and eliminating clutter. Junior Suites measure a roomy 319 square ft. Features include a writing desk and chair, as well as two upholstered chairs for lounging. They also contain a fridge and minibar. Four Deluxe Suites, measuring 373 square ft., have separate living areas, and two top-of-the-line Shangri-La Suites, huge at 632 square ft., boast a dining area and larger private balcony. A steward stationed at the entrance to the suites' hallway gives guests the feel of staying on a "concierge floor," as this attendant is on-hand to address particular needs of guests, including restaurant reservations, room supplies, laundry services, etc.

High thresholds, uneven piers, precipitous stairways leading to docks, and the fact that elevators service only four of five floors all make this ship virtually inaccessible to those who are physically challenged. Staff does assert that they are willing to make any accommodations for visitors who are not ambulatory, but given all of the above factors, this is a tall order.
Next: Victoria Anna Dining
Print this section

Victoria Anna Cabin Reviews

psychlady25
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
Sailed September 2011
... Read more
Amalek
Member Since 2009
1 review
34 forum posts
Sailed May 2010
Comfortable room, nice balcony, aircon makes it suitable for penguins. ... Read more
Susan Burleson
1 review
0 forum posts
Sailed October 2007
... Read more
1 - 3 of 3 Reviews

4 Victoria Anna Reviews from our Cruise Critic Community

Start your review of Victoria Anna
Click to rate
lindamarie_26
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Took a five day, four night Yangtze River Cruise on the Victoria Ann from Yichang to Chongqing. The ship was renovated in 2013 and has 133 cabins. Went with a Wendy Wu tour. We all had standard cabins which are similar to Caribbean cruise ... Read more
psychlady25
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2011
I cruised the Yangtze River in China for three nights in Sept 2011. The entire ship smelled like bad curry initially. My cabin had a strong musty odor. I had to febreze the entire cabin! The cabin was large and had a good sized sitting ... Read more
Amalek
Member Since 2009
1 review
34 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I am an American who have lived in China for many years, and a frequent cruiser. I finally got around to taking a trip in my own backyard - the Yangtze River. I booked online through one of the government owned travel agents and the price ... Read more
Cruise Deals

Victoria Cruises Fleet

Share feedback
Thank you!  Cruise Critic values your feedback.
How can we improve this page?