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Shearings’ 4 star ship MPS Rotterdam is their flagship vessel. The ship is aimed at the working class over 65s with stair lifts to 2 floors but not to the lower floor where the stairs are quite steep. Some of the cabins can be made up as day or night cabins with foldaway beds. It does have an older traditional British seaside hotel or B&B feel to it and isn’t at all luxurious. The main lounge area is spacious and decorated in rich, warm colours with a dance floor and offers panoramic views from which you can watch the world float by. The large sun deck has plenty of room for everybody. She was built in 1969, cabins refurbished in 2013 and she has a total of 60 cabins of which 11 are single berths.


Dining area


Sun deck


There are a couple of exercise bikes on the deck area

Day Cabin

Cabin made up as a day cabin

AmaWaterways’ 5 star ship Amacerto is stylish with gorgeous décor. The majority of staterooms feature double balcony configurations. One side is a French veranda, with floor-to-ceiling doors that open wide and the other is an actual balcony with comfortable chairs. On the sun deck, a splash pool (with swim-up bar) and deep, comfy wicker-like sofas are popular gathering spots. The small gym is well stocked with state-of-the-art equipment and the sprawling lounge features a library nook with a faux fireplace. She was built in 2012 and has 79 staterooms and 3 suites.

Ama Corridor

Bright welcoming corridors

Ama Cabin

Stylish cabins

Dining Are

Dining area

Dining Area 2

Lounge area

Emerald Waterways’ 5 star ship Emerald Sky is a brand new vessel. The use of greys and whites throughout give it an exceptionally bright modern look and a unique new-to-river feature: a swimming pool with a retractable roof that transforms into a cinema at night. The majority of cabins feature a balcony area inside the floor to ceiling windows which drop down. The three airy passenger decks pack in plenty of other facilities, including a hair salon, gym and massage room.This fresh looking ship will appeal to younger cruisers and first time passengers. She has a total of 92 cabins of which 12 are suites and 2 are single berths.

Swimming Pool

Unique pool which converts to a cinema as the floor raises and water disappears beneath it.

Emerald Cabin

Suites have a relaxing extra space with part opening windows for interior balcony feel


All cabins were decorated in the same colours – some with internal balconies with top opening windows.

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