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River Royale

  • River Royale
  • River Royale
  • River Royale

The River Royale was remodeled in 2014 to capture the essence of the Bordeaux region, with a timeless style that emphasizes elegance and comfort as you sail through southwestern France. Carrying no more than 130 passengers, this intimate ship is a wonderful place to savour the scenery, dine on exquisite cuisine, and relax with friends over drinks in the Salon Gascogne’s Aquitaine Bar and other richly appointed public areas.  

Launched
2006
Tonnage
5000
Length
110.0
Total Crew
41
Occupancy
130

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Suite

Lavishly appointed riverview suite (217 sq ft – 20.2 sq m) with French Balcony

Handcrafted Savoir of England beds draped in fine linens with choice of pillows, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV wit infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water

Bathroom features L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, cosy bathrobes and slippers

Many more additional special amenities and services

Category 1 Stateroom

Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (140 sq ft – 13 sq m) with French Balcony

Handcrafted Savoir of England beds draped in fine linens with choice of pillows, built-in closets, hair dryers, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water

Bathroom features L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, cosy bathrobes and slippers

Category 2 & 3 Staterooms

Lavishly appointed river view stateroom (151 sq ft – 14 sq m) with full picture windows. Please note category 3 staterooms have smaller windows.

Handcrafted Savoir of England beds draped in fine linens with choice pillows, built-in closets, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water

Bathroom features L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

La Gironde Deck
La Gironde Deck
Bordeaux Deck
Bordeaux Deck
La Durance Deck
La Durance Deck

It’s been said that to fully understand another culture, you must understand its cuisine. That’s a philosophy Uniworld fully embraces onboard every ship in our worldwide fleet. They take great pride in giving their guests a delicious taste of the world’s most desirable travel destinations, and have recently been recognised as the “Best Culinary Cruise Line” by the readers of SAVEUR magazine.

Le Bordelais Restaurant

Experience: complimentary

Food: regional

The onboard restaurant offers guests gourmet dinners paired with distinctive wines and craft beers, culinary demonstrations and tastings as well as private onshore wine and beer tastings exclusively for Uniworld guests.

Chefs will serve signature dishes designed to soothe the soul and warm the heart, along with their traveling Lite menu with health-conscious options.

With Early Riser breakfasts, Afternoon Tea, All-day Bistro menu for snacks and Al fresco dining, there is just so much to excite your tastebuds!

Blue Fox Café

Experience: complimentary

Food: buffet

Enjoy lunch al fresco whilst enjoying the scenery passing by.

Claret Room

Experience: complimentary

Food: wine

Speciality dinner venue accommodating 12 passengers with sommelier service. Discover local specialities and fine wines from a local winery.

Sip a glass of wine while you cruise past beautiful landscapes and world-famous landmarks on your way to your next destination...

Salon Gascogne & Aquitaine Bar

The Salon Gascogne boasts a panoramic view, a full-service bar, the Aquitaine Bar and a dance floor. Thanks to its close proximity to the onboard library, it's the perfect place to unwind with a good book, or partake in lively conversations with like-minded passengers.

Claret Room

This wine bar is a great place to discover local wines.

Uniworld’s optional extensions offer an ideal combination of hosted excursions and on-your own exploration. Early in your stay, a local expert will provide an invaluable guided overview of your destination; after that, you’ll have ample time to explore to your heart’s content. 

Whatever your pleasure- your host will save you time and money by directing you to top sites and secret spots known only to locals.

River Royale features a Fitness Centre and the Serenity River Spa.

Serenity River Spa

Pure bliss awaits you onboard your luxurious ship. Indulge in a massage or other wellness treatment in our tranquil onboard spa.

The spa staff offers massages (face, scalp, full body, hot stone), foot and hand treatments, and a ritual tea ceremony.

A Spa-tub is also available on the Sun Deck.

Fitness Centre

If you would prefer to stay onboard and exercise, your all-inclusive, state-of-the-art fitness centre offers everything you need.

Go Active

As part of the Uniworld Go Active Program, they have preselected the best local opportunities to explore the outdoors with complimentary bicycles and Nordic walking sticks available onboard.

Please note: there are no specific amenities or activities provided for kids and teens.

Disabled Facilities

Uniworld strives to provide a safe, enjoyable, and memorable travel experience for all passengers. The Company welcomes passengers with special needs or disabilities. However, please note the following:

Passengers are required to advise the Company, in advance, of any physical, medical, or other special needs that require accommodation.

All guests must ensure they are medically and physically fit for travel. The Company may impose safety requirements necessary for the safe operation of the tour. The Company may also exclude an individual from participating in a tour or an activity if that individual’s participation poses a direct threat to health or safety.

The Company does not provide personal devices (such as wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as pushing a wheelchair or assistance in eating, toileting or dressing). A companion capable of providing such assistance must accompany any passenger who requires services of a personal nature.

The Company does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention will be provided by a local facility at the passenger’s expense. The Company is not responsible or liable for any losses or costs incurred as a result of medical services obtained while on tour, or for the quality of the care or services received. Passengers should be aware some tours include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and locations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the tour, the Company may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities over which the Company has no control. Accommodations on international tours may differ from those in the united kingdom. The Company cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for passengers travelling on international tours. The Company may, in its sole discretion, decline the booking of any passenger or remove any passenger who cannot comply or refuses to comply with the Company’s terms and conditions. The Company is not responsible for any costs incurred in the event a passenger is removed from a tour. Passengers agree not to hold the Company or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions.

Speciality Dietary Requirements

Please advise the Uniworld reservation agent of specific dietary considerations and they will do their best to accommodate your request.

Age Restrictions

Guests who are less than 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult who is 21 years of age or older. While they will accept children 4 years of age and older as Guests, it is their long-term experience that most children do not enjoy or appreciate the river cruise/tour experience. 

There are no special arrangements, activities, medical facilities, or accommodations (unless noted) for children on Uniworld cruise/tour programmes. Adults accompanying children are responsible for their behaviour onboard and ashore.

Dress Code

Casual Elegance is advised by Uniworld.

Gratuities

Gratuities are not included for onboard personnel (ship staff, crew, Cruise/Tour Manager). However, gratuities are included for on-shore personnel (local experts and drivers) who provide services during the cruise/journey and on any prior/ post-cruise land extensions.

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