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Amadeus Symphony

The 144 passenger MS Amadeus Symphony was launched in 2003 and refurbished in 2014. Whilst on board you will be looked after by the crew and our team of experienced staff who will ensure your time is relaxing, enjoyable and informative. Let the world slip by as you relax on the Sun Deck or in the Lounge, delight in panoramic views of the passing scenery or indulge in the delicious cuisine that shall be freshly prepared for you each day. The added inclusion of drinks with lunch and dinner, as well as all gratuities, makes for all-round ease and enjoyment.

  • MS Amadeus Symphony
    MS Amadeus Symphony
  • Sun Deck
    Sun Deck
  • Club
  • Bar
  • Mozart Deck stateroom
    Mozart Deck stateroom
  • Your Cabin / Suite

    The MS Amadeus Symphony has 72 cabins which range in size from 15 square metres for the Stateroom cabins to 22 square metres for the Suites. Cabins are fitted with all the mod-cons one would expect to ensure a relaxing and comfortable voyage throughout; en-suite facilities with a shower and hairdryer, individual climate control, flat screen television, generous closet space and choice of bed configuration. The Suites also feature a mini-bar, bathtubs and bathrobes. Cabins on the Mozart Deck include floor to ceiling glass doors leading on to a French Balcony and Staterooms on the Strauss and Haydn Decks have panoramic windows.

  • Your Space

    Spread over four decks, the ship’s public spaces are comfortable and elegantly decorated. There is a delightful dining room which accommodates all guests in one sitting. The Amadeus Club and Panorama Bar are excellent spaces for relaxation and there is also gift shop, hair salon and fitness room on board. In favourable weather, the Sun Deck and Lido Bar are the perfect place to observe the banks of the majestic rivers and for those in need of a little pampering, you can arrange a visit to the ship’s massage room for some further relaxation and respite.

  • Your Dining

    Meals are taken in the MS Amadeus Symphony’s single sitting restaurant located on the Mozart Deck. The restaurant seats all passengers in an open seat arrangement and the experienced chefs serve fresh, local ingredients, focusing on both international and local specialties. Mornings feature a full buffet breakfast whilst lunches are part served and part buffet. Dinners are served and will likely include a choice of fresh fish and meats. Vegetarian dishes are of course available and special dietary needs can be met with advance notice. Complimentary wine, beers and soft drinks are included at lunch and dinner.

  • Life Onboard

    The ship is comfortable with a convivial and informal atmosphere on board. The friendly crew will do their utmost to ensure your stay is enjoyable, informative and agreeable throughout. A daily briefing by the Cruise Director will provide you with information on the next day’s activities and expert English speaking guides will accompany you on the excursions. In addition, you will be accompanied by a Guest Speaker who will provide entertaining and informative talks.

  • Ship Directory


    Please find below further details pertaining to the vessel or click on the booklet to download. 

    We are delighted you have chosen the MS Amadeus Symphony for your upcoming tour.

    She is a charming and comfortable vessel that accommodates up to 144 guests over four decks, and is the ideal choice for our cruises along the Rhine, Main and Danube. The ship’s experienced staff are friendly and welcoming and you will be able to enjoy impeccable service and hospitality on board. Facilities include a fitness room, hair salon and Sun Deck and the cuisine from the ship’s international chefs, served in the Restaurant, is excellent. There is a convivial and informal atmosphere on board and the friendly crew will do their utmost to ensure your stay is enjoyable, informative and agreeable throughout.

    We hope this information booklet answers any questions you may have pertaining to the vessel and wish you a pleasant cruise. 


    All cabins have individually controlled heating and air-conditioning. We recommend ensuring your windows and doors are shut for optimal performance of the unit.


    An alarm will be sounded in the event of emergency. Please follow the instructions provided on board for what to do in the event of emergency.


    Your times for embarkation and disembarkation will be provided by your Cruise Director.


    During your time on board, various announcements will be made by the ship’s crew and the Cruise Director. Please listen out for these announcements as they will be of importance or interest. You will be able to hear these announcements on the ship’s Sun Deck, your cabin and public areas.


    Your bill for drinks consumed should be settled at the end of your journey. Wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner are included in your cruise cost.


    Suites measure 22 square metres and Staterooms measure 15 square metres. All cabins on the Mozart Deck include floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors leading onto a French Balcony. Staterooms on the Strauss Deck feature panoramic windows whilst the two aft and three afore cabins on the Strauss Deck, plus all cabins on the Mozart Deck, have non opening panoramic windows.


    All cabins feature an en-suite bathroom, ample closet space, flat screen television, individual climate control, hairdryer, telephone, in-room safe and a choice of bed configuration (double or twin). Suites also include a mini-bar, bathtub and bathrobes.


    A Noble Caledonia Cruise Director will accompany you on your voyage, along with a Noble Caledonia Tour Manager.


    The currency on board is the Euro. The ship accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club cards. The ship also accepts cash payments in Euros. An itemised bill in Euros will be presented to each passenger prior to their disembarkation for any items purchased during the cruise.


    Each evening the next day’s programme will be delivered to your cabin.


    Comfortable and practical attire is recommended during the day for excursions and something dressier for the evening. More formal dress is required only for Welcome and Captain’s dinner (black tie is not necessary).


    Electricity on board is 220v, 50 Hertz, with standard European power outlets. In the bathroom there is an 220V socket which may be used for electric razors only. We recommend that you bring an adaptor with you. For safety reasons, the use of electrical irons is not permitted on board.


    An elevator is on board the vessel providing access to the Haydn, Strauss and Mozart Decks (not the Sun Deck).


    Embarkation is approximately 16.00 hours, unless advised otherwise. The official embarkation time will be advised in your final documentation. The official disembarkation time is between 08.30 and 09.00 hours, however your Cruise Director will provide detailed information prior to the end of the cruise. This will include departure transfer information.


    Full details of the ship’s emergency and safety procedures will be provided following your embarkation. Please note there is no Doctor on board the vessel. On your cabin door is a deck plan displaying your closest (and all other) emergency exits. Emergency exits are marked in green and fire extinguishers fitted in all corridors.


    A number of crew are fully trained and certified to provide First Aid. Further medical assistance can be sought from one of the hospitals along the river in the event of emergency. Should you require emergency assistance, please call the ship’s reception.


    There is a fitness and massage room aboard the vessel.


    Gratuities have been included in your holiday price.


    A small gift shop selling various practical and souvenir items is available by Reception.


    A hairdresser is available on board.


    A small plunge pool is located on the ship’s Sun Deck.


    Your cabin will be cleaned once a day and you will be provided with a ‘turn down’ service at night.


    Each cabin will receive their own cabin key. Before leaving the ship we kindly ask all passengers to swap the cabin key with a shore pass which will be provided to you by the ship’s reception desk. After your return to the ship, we would please ask for you to return your shore pass back to Reception in exchange for your cabin key.


    A laundry service is provided on board at additional cost. Ironing of clothes can also be arranged at a supplement. No dry cleaning is available on board.


    A small library is available on board with a selection of books and daily newspapers.


    Lost property can be handed in to the ship’s reception. Please ensure you have all of your belongings with you before you return home. Should you leave items on board the ship we are only able to return them to you at your own cost.


    There is a fitness and massage room aboard the vessel.


    Meals are taken in the Restaurant which seats all passengers in an open seat arrangement. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on board. Breakfast is buffet-style, lunch is both served and buffet style and dinner is a served affair. Dietary requests can be catered for (on request). Please provide any such requests in writing to Noble Caledonia at the time of your reservation and please reiterate these requests to the ship’s Hotel Manager upon your embarkation.


    Docking space is allocated by the local river authorities. On occasion other river cruise vessels may be required to dock alongside our ship. This may result in restricted cabin views and may also entail us being required to embark and disembark the ship through another vessel’s public area and/or for the other ship’s passengers to do the same.


    Newspapers are available on most days in the ship’s library.


    Despite our meticulous planning efforts, there may be times when changes must be made to the daily programme due to circumstances beyond our control such as heavy river traffic or fluctuating water levels. The ship’s Captain and crew will do their utmost to find the best and safest solution. Any changes to the day’s schedule will be communicated as soon as possible.


    The vessel operates a signed-chit system whereby no payment is immediately required (the vessel only requiring a signature for your purchase) and, only at the end of the cruise will you be presented with your final itemised bill to settle.


    The vessel’s gift shop may sell postcards and stamps for you to purchase (subject to availability) and items can be posted on your behalf by the ship’s crew (although as they are unable to do so at every port of call, this could take longer than if you were to post yourself). Please note that neither the ship nor Noble Caledonia can be held responsible for items of post that are not successfully delivered on your behalf.


    A questionnaire will be provided to all passengers towards the end of their sailing. We would be grateful for you to complete and return this.


    Noble Caledonia has arranged for all passengers to have access to a ‘Quietvox’ audio system for shore excursions. Further details will be provided to you following your embarkation. RECEPTION Reception is staffed 24 hours a day.


    Room service is not available although, should you feel unwell and unable to make it to the ship’s restaurant, special arrangements can be made.


    All cabins are fitted with a safe and we recommend you place your valuables inside the safe whenever you are away from your room. Please remember to remove all items from your safe prior to you departing the vessel at the end of the cruise.


    Please take careful note of all safety instructions provided to you by the Master and crew of the vessel. Full safety instructions and a safety video are available to you in your cabin.


    Smoking within your cabin or any of the vessel’s public areas is strictly prohibited. Designated smoking areas are provided and can be advised by the ship’s reception upon embarkation.


    The ship has a Sun Deck which is available for guests to enjoy. Facilities include a plunge pool, giant chess board and seating area. There may be times, for example at periods of inclement weather or low bridges, when it is necessary to close the Sun Deck. Please listen carefully to the Captain and Crew for instructions. Please also note that the Sun Deck and its steps may become slippery if the weather is cool or dew forms.


    A telephone is provided within each cabin.


    Visitors are not permitted aboard the vessel, however with the prior consent of the ship’s reception, this can sometimes be possible. Please provide as much notice as possible to the senior staff so that the necessary arrangements can be made. The ship’s operators reserve the right to deny boarding to any visitors.


    Complimentary water is available during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bottled water can be purchased at additional cost on board. Water in your cabin is drinkable, however as this is stored in tanks, we recommend you purchase water from the ship’s bar.


    Wireless internet connection is available without charge on board. Please note that wireless connection can be variable during the journey.


    The above information is accurate and correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publishing. Noble Caledonia accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions and none of the facilities or features of the vessel described herein which are not specifically described in our advertisements and on your holiday invoice as being included in your holiday price will be deemed to be included in your holiday package. If you would like further information about the vessel or about any of your holiday arrangements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Deck plans