164Ship Type: River Cruise ShipOperated by: Avalon Waterways/ Globus Family of Brands
In May 2013, Avalon Waterways welcomed Avalon Expression
. 166 passengers and 47 staff members may be accommodated onboard the Avalon Expression, which is 443 feet in length. Danube River
cruises from Amsterdam
to Budapest are the main itineraries on this river ship.
With panoramic windows that run from floor to ceiling, the Avalon Expression's Panorama Suites become river cruising's only open-air balcony. In comparison to other hotel rooms, Panorama Suites are 30 percent larger, at 200 square feet, giving you the unmatched luxury of watching the world go by from the comfort of your window-facing bed.
The Panorama Bistro, a Fitness Center, complimentary WiFi, and a huge Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, a jacuzzi, and light al fresco lunches at the Sky Bistro on the Sky Deck are just some of the onboard amenities that passengers can enjoy.
Avalon Expression Cabins, Staterooms & Suites
A total of 67 Panorama Suites, or two decks' worth, include wall-to-wall panoramic windows that extend seven feet to form an outside balcony. The two Royal Suites, each measuring 300 square feet, will offer a more expansive outlook. More than half of the other cabins measure 172 square feet and include large windows.
All staterooms have Egyptian ultra cotton linens, European-style duvets, memory foam mattress toppers, and soft or firm pillows. Guests will also receive a bathrobe and slippers, as well as L'Occitane bath items. A well-stocked minibar, complimentary WiFi, an in-room safe, a writing desk, and individual climate control are included in each stateroom.
The Panorama and Royal Suites contain a 6-person sofa, coffee table, and marble countertops in the bathrooms. These bathrooms have double sinks.
Sun loungers and a video game area are offered on the Sky Deck. A covered Observation Lounge is also available.
Free cappuccinos, lattes, teas, hot chocolate, and premium coffee are available 24 hours a day in the Club Lounge's self-serve beverage station. Snacks are also provided.
Adventure Center can help with a variety of outdoor activities and supplies, such as: walking, bicycling, and jogging route maps, excursions including canoeing, kayaking, and jogging, route planners for all types of outdoor activity, walking Sticks, binoculars,
daypacks and mats for yoga and fitness.
Danube, Rhine & Main River Itineraries
Avalon Expression river cruise includes trips along the Danube from Amsterdam
and from Prague
to Budapest. Itineraries on the Main
, and Rhine
rivers are also available.
About Avalon Waterways
Avalon Impression joins the fleet of Avalon's suite ships, including Avalon View
, Avalon Imagery II
, Avalon Tranquility II
, Avalon Poetry II
, and Avalon Vista
, among others.
One of the long-standing Globus brands, Avalon Waterways, was formed in 2004 as a subsidiary. Its entire fleet comprises "Suite Ships," which have suites with floor-to-ceiling glass walls that can be opened to create a private balcony in fine weather.
Avalon Waterways Reviews
When it came to guestrooms, Cruise Critic chose Avalon because of its unique Open-Air Balcony accommodations, which provide guests with spectacular views of the river. You'll be able to take in the sights and sounds of the ocean at any time of the day or night from the comfort of your own home.
Plug/ Voltage type Onboard: Europe Type C