About Phoenix Reisen
The German tour operator Phoenix Reisen was founded in 1973. In 1988 they started cruising the oceans with the charter of the ship Maxim Gorki. Starting as a pure ocean shipping company, Phoenix Reisen expanded its range in 1993 to include the popular river cruises. The four well-known ocean liners are now joined by more than 30 river ships as well as a few smaller ships for exceptional destinations. The shipping company is still in family hands and attaches great importance to a friendly and pleasant atmosphere aboard their ships.
The MS Amelia was built in 2012 and set new standards in comfort and spaciousness. The large rooms are flooded with light, stylish, but not overloaded and offer a pleasant atmosphere. The long table times in the restaurants and in the bistro are new, so that sooner or later you can eat according to your habits with free choice of seats. The ship offers space for 216 guests on 3 passenger decks on a total length of 135 m.
- Built in: 2012
- Length: 135 m
- Width: 11.4 m
- Depth: 1.6 m
- Language: German
- Currency: Euro
All staterooms oboard the MS Amelia are comfortable and elegantly furnished outside staterooms with a size of 14-16 sqm. The staterooms have a French balcony on the Orion and Saturn deck, and small windows on the Neptune deck that cannot be opened. All staterooms have a shower/WC, a hairdryer, an individually adjustable air conditioning, a TV, a radio, a minibar, a safe, a telephone and a daily newspaper. The voltage is 230 V AC. The beds can be set up as single or double beds.
Atmosphere on board of Amelia
As on all Phoenix ships, the atmosphere on board the MS Amelia is cozy and informal. The dress code on board is casual, at the traditional captain's dinner wardrobe should be more elegant, but no evening wear is needed here either. Regional events, live music and light entertainment will make your cruise on the MS Amelia a relaxing treat. Due to the fact that the tour operator is a German company the onboard language is German and guests pay their bills in Euro.
Look forward to a rich breakfast buffet as well as delicious lunch and dinner in the form of multi-course meals. The well trained kitchen and service team will spoil you on board the MS Amelia with all the amenities that the kitchen has to offer. On request, meals can also be prepared gluten-free, lactose-free or diabetic-friendly. If you wish you can also participate in the afternoon coffee and lunch snack. In addition, there is the captain's reception and the captain's dinner with a festive menu.
Entertainment, sports & relaxation
Various entertainment is provided on board the MS Amelia. During the trip, you can look forward to regular dance evenings with live music. A selection of books, board and card games is at your disposal. Shuffle board and 4-hole mini-golf invite to activity on deck. Those who prefer more relaxed moments are invited to visit the spa area of the ship. Here you will find sauna, steam room and fitness area. On deck you will find a spacious sundeck with a small pool.
Amelia shore excursions
Through a variety of shore excursions, you have the opportunity to get to know the country and its people along the route. The excursion program is adapted to the length of stay of the ship and is accompanied by qualified tour guides. The excursions are usually in German language. The shore excursions can be booked directly on board or partly in advance online at the shipping company. Girocard and VISA/MasterCard are accepted on board.
If you love river cruises but do not want to compromise on comfort, you are in the right place on the MS Amelia.
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