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Elbe Princesse

For our journey along the Elbe we have chartered the delightful MS Elbe Princesse. Built in in 2016, this modern vessel is designed to navigate the difficult conditions of the Elbe River using advanced engineering technologies. The vessel accommodates a maximum of 74 passengers, providing a warm and intimate atmosphere on board. With plenty of light and a large Sun Deck, there is ample opportunity to watch the world gently pass by as you relax on board your comfortable floating hotel.

 
  • Your Cabin / Suite

    Your Cabin

    The cabins are spread across the Main and Upper Decks and all are outside facing with large windows and plenty of natural light. All cabins are fitted with an en-suite bathroom with shower and feature ample storage space, flat screen TV, a small desk and seating area, hairdryer, air conditioning units and a safe. All cabins have two separate mattresses laid together forming a double bed, although these can be separated on request (please note cabin 218 features a fixed double bed). Cabins measure 14.5 m2 except for the three single cabins and cabin 202 which measure 12 m2.

  • Your Space

    Your Space

    Spread over three decks, the onboard facilities include a delightful restaurant which accommodates all guests in one sitting. The Lounge is a pleasant space for relaxation and the large panoramic windows create a bright and airy ambience. The Lounge also features a large TV and bar area which is accessible from the reception area. On the large, spacious Sun Deck there is comfortable deck furniture where you can relax in the shade or enjoy the pleasant weather. The onboard shop sells various practical and souvenir items.

  • Your Dining

    Your Dining

    Meals are taken in the single sitting restaurant on the vessel’s Main Deck. The restaurant seats all passengers in an open seating arrangement and tables are arranged to seat groups of four, six and eight. Breakfast is served buffet style and features both hot and cold dishes, lunch served on board will be a combination of buffet style and table service whereas dinner is served to your table with a choice of main course. The cuisine is a selection of regional specialties and international dishes. Alcoholic and soft drinks are included in your holiday price (excluding premium brands) and tea and coffee are available throughout the day.

  • Life On Board

    Life On Board

    The vessel 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 give you information on the next day’s activities and expert, English-speaking local guides provide insider knowledge into the local culture, architecture, history and traditions.

  • Ship Directory

    Ship Directory

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

    We are delighted that you have chosen the MS Elbe Princesse for your upcoming voyage.

    Built in 2016 and catering for just 74 passengers, the MS Elbe Princesse is a modern and comfortable vessel on which you can be assured of a warm and friendly atmosphere. The highly experienced onboard staff will provide you with excellent service throughout the journey.

    The MS Elbe Princesse is the ideal choice of vessel for cruising the Elbe. The itineraries are planned to be leisurely with plenty of time to relax on board and there is a large Sun Deck from which you can enjoy the passing scenery.

    VESSEL TECHNICAL DETAILS

    Year built: 2016
    Length: 313 feet
    Width: 34 feet
    Draft: 90 cm
    Tonnage: 700 tonnes
    Number of cabins: 37
    Passengers: 74
    Crew: 24

    AIR-CONDITIONING

    All cabins have individually controlled heating and air-conditioning.

    ALARM

    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.

    ALL ABOARD

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

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    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.

    AUDIO SYSTEM

    Noble Caledonia has arranged for all passengers to have access to an audio system for shore excursions. Further details shall be provided to you following your embarkation.

    BAR/BEVERAGES

    All drinks, other than premium brands, are included within your holiday price between the hours of 11.00am and 10.00pm daily.

    CABIN DIMENSIONS

    All double occupancy cabins measure 14.5 square metres with two beds measuring 80 x 190 cm each and pushed together. Exceptions are as follows:

    Cabins 204, 216 & 224 are single bedded cabins and measure 12 square metres (1 x fixed bed - 140 x 190 cm). Cabin 202 is wheelchair accessible and measures 12 square metres (1 x fixed double bed 140 x 190 cm). This cabin has tiled flooring.

    CABIN FACILITIES

    Each cabin features an en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, climate control, hairdryer, safe, in-cabin telephone and a flat screen television.

    CRUISE DIRECTOR

    A Noble Caledonia Cruise Director will accompany you on your voyage.

    CURRENCY

    The currency on board is the Euro.

    DAILY PROGRAMME

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

    DRESS CODE

    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 drinks/dinner (black tie is not necessary).

    ELECTRICITY

    Electricity on board is 220v with 2-pin power outlets. We recommend you take an adaptor with you. In the interests of safety, please note that the use of electrical irons on board is strictly prohibited.

    EMBARKATION/DISEMBARKATION

    Embarkation and disembarkation times will be provided by your Cruise Director.

    EMERGENCY & SAFETY PROCEDURES

    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.

    FIRE SAFETY

    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.

    FIRST AID

    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.

    GIFT SHOP

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

    HOUSEKEEPING

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

    KEYS TO CABIN

    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, please return your shore pass to reception in exchange for your cabin key.

    LAUNDRY

    There are no laundry or dry cleaning services on board.

    LOST PROPERTY

    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.

    MEALS

    Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are served on board. Breakfast is buffet style with hot and cold items and dinners are a served set menu with a choice of main course or vegetarian option. Lunches served on board will be a combination of buffet style and table service.

    Certain dietary requests can be catered for (on request), however please note that due to galley restrictions, Croisi Europe is unable to offer a choice at each course. 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.

    MOORING

    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.

    MOSQUITOS

    Please ensure you take the appropriate precautions to guard against mosquito bites.

    OPERATIONAL CHANGES

    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.

    PAYMENTS ON BOARD

    Services such as gifts from the shop must be paid for at the time of purchase. While Visa and MasterCard are accepted, personal cheques and debit cards are not. Regrettably, the ship is not able to offer a money-changing service on board.

    POST

    The vessel’s gift shop sells 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 each day, this could take longer than if you were to post yourself).

    QUESTIONNAIRES

    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.

    RECEPTION

    Reception is staffed throughout the day. A member of crew can be contacted 24 hours a day.

    ROOM SERVICE

    Room service is not available on board.

    SAFE

    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.

    SAFETY

    Please take careful note of all safety instructions provided to you by the Master and crew of the vessel. Full safety instructions will be provided to you on board.

     

     

    SMOKING

    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.

    SUN DECK

    The ship has a Sun Deck which is available for guests to enjoy. There may be times, for example at periods of inclement weather or low bridges (when sailing), whereby it is necessary to close the Sun Deck. Please listen carefully to the Captain and Crew for instruction. Please also note that the Sun Deck and its steps may become slippery if the weather is cool or dew forms.

    TELEPHONE

    A telephone is available within your cabin.

    VISITORS

    Visitors are not permitted aboard the vessel. The ship’s operators reserve the right to deny boarding to any persons.

    WATER

    Complimentary water is available during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bottled water is available within your cabin and is replenished once a day.

    WI-FI

    Wireless internet connection is available in the ship’s public areas without charge. There may be times when internet connection is slow or not available.

    PLEASE BE ADVISED: The information contained in this booklet should be used as a guideline only. Information is subject to change.

    V.3 March 2020

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  • Your Cabin / Suite

    Your Cabin

    The cabins are spread across the Main and Upper Decks and all are outside facing with large windows and plenty of natural light. All cabins are fitted with an en-suite bathroom with shower and feature ample storage space, flat screen TV, a small desk and seating area, hairdryer, air conditioning units and a safe. All cabins have two separate mattresses laid together forming a double bed, although these can be separated on request (please note cabin 218 features a fixed double bed). Cabins measure 14.5 m2 except for the three single cabins and cabin 202 which measure 12 m2.

  • Your Space

    Your Space

    Spread over three decks, the onboard facilities include a delightful restaurant which accommodates all guests in one sitting. The Lounge is a pleasant space for relaxation and the large panoramic windows create a bright and airy ambience. The Lounge also features a large TV and bar area which is accessible from the reception area. On the large, spacious Sun Deck there is comfortable deck furniture where you can relax in the shade or enjoy the pleasant weather. The onboard shop sells various practical and souvenir items.

  • Your Dining

    Your Dining

    Meals are taken in the single sitting restaurant on the vessel’s Main Deck. The restaurant seats all passengers in an open seating arrangement and tables are arranged to seat groups of four, six and eight. Breakfast is served buffet style and features both hot and cold dishes, lunch served on board will be a combination of buffet style and table service whereas dinner is served to your table with a choice of main course. The cuisine is a selection of regional specialties and international dishes. Alcoholic and soft drinks are included in your holiday price (excluding premium brands) and tea and coffee are available throughout the day.

  • Life On Board

    Life On Board

    The vessel 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 give you information on the next day’s activities and expert, English-speaking local guides provide insider knowledge into the local culture, architecture, history and traditions.

  • Ship Directory

    Ship Directory

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

    We are delighted that you have chosen the MS Elbe Princesse for your upcoming voyage.

    Built in 2016 and catering for just 74 passengers, the MS Elbe Princesse is a modern and comfortable vessel on which you can be assured of a warm and friendly atmosphere. The highly experienced onboard staff will provide you with excellent service throughout the journey.

    The MS Elbe Princesse is the ideal choice of vessel for cruising the Elbe. The itineraries are planned to be leisurely with plenty of time to relax on board and there is a large Sun Deck from which you can enjoy the passing scenery.

    VESSEL TECHNICAL DETAILS

    Year built: 2016
    Length: 313 feet
    Width: 34 feet
    Draft: 90 cm
    Tonnage: 700 tonnes
    Number of cabins: 37
    Passengers: 74
    Crew: 24

    AIR-CONDITIONING

    All cabins have individually controlled heating and air-conditioning.

    ALARM

    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.

    ALL ABOARD

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

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    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.

    AUDIO SYSTEM

    Noble Caledonia has arranged for all passengers to have access to an audio system for shore excursions. Further details shall be provided to you following your embarkation.

    BAR/BEVERAGES

    All drinks, other than premium brands, are included within your holiday price between the hours of 11.00am and 10.00pm daily.

    CABIN DIMENSIONS

    All double occupancy cabins measure 14.5 square metres with two beds measuring 80 x 190 cm each and pushed together. Exceptions are as follows:

    Cabins 204, 216 & 224 are single bedded cabins and measure 12 square metres (1 x fixed bed - 140 x 190 cm). Cabin 202 is wheelchair accessible and measures 12 square metres (1 x fixed double bed 140 x 190 cm). This cabin has tiled flooring.

    CABIN FACILITIES

    Each cabin features an en-suite bathroom with shower and toiletries, climate control, hairdryer, safe, in-cabin telephone and a flat screen television.

    CRUISE DIRECTOR

    A Noble Caledonia Cruise Director will accompany you on your voyage.

    CURRENCY

    The currency on board is the Euro.

    DAILY PROGRAMME

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

    DRESS CODE

    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 drinks/dinner (black tie is not necessary).

    ELECTRICITY

    Electricity on board is 220v with 2-pin power outlets. We recommend you take an adaptor with you. In the interests of safety, please note that the use of electrical irons on board is strictly prohibited.

    EMBARKATION/DISEMBARKATION

    Embarkation and disembarkation times will be provided by your Cruise Director.

    EMERGENCY & SAFETY PROCEDURES

    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.

    FIRE SAFETY

    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.

    FIRST AID

    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.

    GIFT SHOP

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

    HOUSEKEEPING

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

    KEYS TO CABIN

    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, please return your shore pass to reception in exchange for your cabin key.

    LAUNDRY

    There are no laundry or dry cleaning services on board.

    LOST PROPERTY

    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.

    MEALS

    Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are served on board. Breakfast is buffet style with hot and cold items and dinners are a served set menu with a choice of main course or vegetarian option. Lunches served on board will be a combination of buffet style and table service.

    Certain dietary requests can be catered for (on request), however please note that due to galley restrictions, Croisi Europe is unable to offer a choice at each course. 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.

    MOORING

    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.

    MOSQUITOS

    Please ensure you take the appropriate precautions to guard against mosquito bites.

    OPERATIONAL CHANGES

    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.

    PAYMENTS ON BOARD

    Services such as gifts from the shop must be paid for at the time of purchase. While Visa and MasterCard are accepted, personal cheques and debit cards are not. Regrettably, the ship is not able to offer a money-changing service on board.

    POST

    The vessel’s gift shop sells 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 each day, this could take longer than if you were to post yourself).

    QUESTIONNAIRES

    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.

    RECEPTION

    Reception is staffed throughout the day. A member of crew can be contacted 24 hours a day.

    ROOM SERVICE

    Room service is not available on board.

    SAFE

    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.

    SAFETY

    Please take careful note of all safety instructions provided to you by the Master and crew of the vessel. Full safety instructions will be provided to you on board.

     

     

    SMOKING

    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.

    SUN DECK

    The ship has a Sun Deck which is available for guests to enjoy. There may be times, for example at periods of inclement weather or low bridges (when sailing), whereby it is necessary to close the Sun Deck. Please listen carefully to the Captain and Crew for instruction. Please also note that the Sun Deck and its steps may become slippery if the weather is cool or dew forms.

    TELEPHONE

    A telephone is available within your cabin.

    VISITORS

    Visitors are not permitted aboard the vessel. The ship’s operators reserve the right to deny boarding to any persons.

    WATER

    Complimentary water is available during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bottled water is available within your cabin and is replenished once a day.

    WI-FI

    Wireless internet connection is available in the ship’s public areas without charge. There may be times when internet connection is slow or not available.

    PLEASE BE ADVISED: The information contained in this booklet should be used as a guideline only. Information is subject to change.

    V.3 March 2020

  • Deck plans
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