This elegant vessel combines the nostalgic charm of the 1930s with the comfort, luxury and exquisite service of a five-star vessel. Nothing has been spared to create not only a vessel that is beautiful to look at, but also a great joy to travel on. Spacious teak decks, elegant public rooms and staterooms with mahogany, rosewood and marble, together with rich fabrics and specially designed furniture, all blend together to create a unique river vessel. Passenger numbers are limited to fewer than 100, allowing the Royal Crown to be operated in true five-star style.
Built in 1996 and refurbished in 2010, the 90 passenger Royal Crown is a luxurious vessel, specially designed for the rivers flowing through the heart of Europe. This elegant ship combines the nostalgic charm of the 1930s with the comfort, luxury and supreme service and cuisine of a five-star vessel. Nothing has been spared to create not only a vessel that is beautiful to look at, but also a great joy to travel on. Exquisite furniture, expensive materials and accessories give the vessel its unique atmosphere; Spacious teak decks, elegant public rooms and staterooms with mahogany, rosewood and marble, together with rich fabrics and specially designed furniture, all blend together to create a unique river vessel. Passenger numbers are limited to fewer than 100, allowing the Royal Crown to be operated in true five-star style. Facilities onboard include a library, boutique, fitness area, lounge with panoramic views and a restaurant with open seating. Outside there is a large sun deck, lido bar, a putting green and large scale chessboard. Onboard the efficient air conditioning system ensures a comfortable temperature. Two powerful engines propel the vessel up to a speed of 12 knots.
Royal Crown has 45 suites which range in size from 145 square feet to the spacious Royal Suites which measure 200 square feet. All suites are fitted with spacious rosewood cupboards, a dressing table, satellite TV and radio, a safety deposit box, individually controlled air-conditioning and en-suite facilities with shower and hairdryer. Suites on the Select deck have portholes and the Royal Suites on the Panorama deck have large windows.
While the most beautiful river scenery passes by, enjoy delicacies created by the Executive Chef and his highly skilled team. Only the freshest ingredients are used, locally sourced to create delicious dishes. Relax and take in the passing landscapes, with pristine white linen, atmospheric candles, silver and fine porcelain to complete your dining experience. The restaurant has open seating allowing you to sit where you like at each meal. In the morning breakfast is served buffet style, whilst lunch and dinner are served a la carte in four courses. In addition, a fine selection of wines will accompany your evening meal.
THE LOUNGE BAR
The elegant Lounge Bar is defined by its 30s inspired Art Deco style, with textured carpets, carved mahogany and plush sofas which create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Experience unforgettable views from the large windows as you enjoy coffee, tea or a light snack such as a salad or sandwich from the snack menu. The lounge is also where our guest speakers will entertain you with informative presentations. In the evenings, let the day come to an end with a choice of beverages from the extensive menu accompanied by a pianist playing a Steinway & Sons grand piano.
THE SUN DECK
The huge sun deck on Royal Crown covers almost the entire length of the vessel, interrupted only by the bridge and the Lido Bar where you can enjoy a drink under the umbrella such as fresh juice, milkshake or even a cocktail. Recline on a sun lounger and read a book or watch the changing scenery. There is also a putting green and a large chess board for your enjoyment.
THE WELLNESS CENTRE
For some time out, relax in the wellness centre which includes a private sauna with shower facilities, a massage area and a fitness room. Massages are on a request basis only.