The Uniworld Collection of Boutique Ships
The world’s only authentic boutique cruise line™
Welcome to a river cruise experience unlike any other. A place where old-world luxury meets modern convenience—with exquisite furnishings, inspiring art, and fine fabrics—all arranged by a world-class team of design professionals from our award-winning sister company, Red Carnation Hotels. Our ships are known for their relaxed ambiance and divine comforts, featuring vivid hues, plush textures, beautiful antiques, hand-blown glass, and original works of art by the likes of Chagall, Picasso, and Matisse. Come aboard and see the world from the unparalleled perspective of a floating boutique hotel.
The recently remodeled, 130-passenger River Countess is filled with light and color. Muted shades of turquoise complimented by soothing cream, taupe, and white accents create a luxurious and sophisticated environment for your northern Italian adventure.
Uniworld is committed to building a fleet of ships that represents the absolute best in luxury river cruising, combining quality craftsmanship with high-tech innovations and custom-designed interiors. Our second Super Ship, S.S. Catherine, continues this proud tradition of excellence with sumptuous materials and meticulous attention to detail. The vessel’s opulent interiors include a whimsical two-story lobby with a specially commissioned Murano glass chandelier and life-size glass horse.
Europe’s enchanting Danube River—with glorious jewels such as Budapest and Vienna situated along its legendary shores—can be experienced onboard Uniworld’s ultra-luxurious River Beatrice. From the gorgeous two-story lobby to the handsome Captain’s Lounge and Library to the indulgent Serenity River Spa, it’s clear that no expense was spared creating this meticulously crafted 410-foot, 156-passenger vessel.
One of the most unique ships cruising Europe’s legendary waterways, River Queen has an exterior that resembles the great steamships of the 1930s, and an elegant interior inspired by the Art Deco style. Decorated in richly textured blue and white fabrics—with marble bathrooms and inspiring artwork—River Queen is a supremely luxurious floating hotel, designed with your every convenience and comfort in mind.
River Queen was rated the #1 ship in the entire cruise industry (both river and ocean) in the 2012 Conde´ Nast Traveler Readers' Cruise Poll.
River Royale was remodeled in 2012 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 savor 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.
The recently remodeled, 130-passenger River Duchess is decorated in soft hues of blue and green complimented by soothing earth tones, providing a tranquil and elegant onboard ambiance. Enjoy spectacular and ever-changing views of Europe’s most enchanting waterways in the ship’s stylish Blue Danube Lounge, Palace Restaurant, or the La Motte Sky Lounge.
The stunning foyer of the 130-passenger River Princess sets an indulgent and luxurious tone for your entire European journey. Throughout the ship, jewel-tone greens, warm browns, and mix of black of white create a sophisticated ambiance, while a choice of stylish public areas—including a Main Lounge, a Sky Lounge, and a Captain’s Lounge and Library—provide comfortable places to curl up with a good book, chat with friends, or sip your favorite cocktail.
The striking lobby of the stunning River Princess sets the tone for your journey. Throughout the River Princess, you will find inspiring art and fine furnishings. Rich jewel-tone greens, warm browns, and a blend of black and white create a sophisticated ambiance for you to enjoy while cruising onboard the River Princess.
Understated elegance makes the intimate 116-passenger River Ambassador an ideal place to savor Europe’s renowned scenery and centuries-old cultural heritage. An eclectic art collection adorns the walls, and every stateroom and suite is beautifully and uniquely decorated, making for a truly luxurious and one-of-a-kind ship.
The alluring River Baroness captures the essence of French joie de vivre and chic, sophisticated flair. Vibrant colors such as coral, salmon, and pink adorn the walls of the Monet Lounge and lobby, while mirrors and a classic white palette lend elegance to the Van Gogh Restaurant. A collection of resplendent art can be found throughout the ship—including The Three Women, an oversized original oil painting displayed in the Monet Lounge—creating a visual feast at every turn.
Uniworld’s Queen Isabel provides an up-close and unforgettable view of Portugal’s Douro River Valley—a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site—renowned for its dramatic, rugged scenery and pristine waters. Named after Portugal's beloved queen, this boutique 118-passenger vessel is the most unique and stately ship on the Douro, a wonderful place to admire the region’s steeply terraced hillside vineyards and charming wine estates.