Cruise Line: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise; River Royale

Elegance, spaciousness and comfort are key elements on the River Royale. Staterooms are up to 162 square feet in size, and suites are slightly larger at 175 square feet. All accommodations offer generous storage space for clothes and belongings and either large picture windows or French-style balcony doors. Gathering spots on the ship include two inviting lounges, a library and the Soleil Deck, from which passengers can take in the views of the passing countryside. River Royale cruises exclusively in Southern France, and the chefs have created menus and selected wines with the culinary traditions of this famed region in mind. Guests enjoy the complimentary use of bicycles on shore as well as onboard amenities, including a fitness center, sauna, Jacuzzi, boutique and Internet cafe. And while you are encouraged to unplug and relax, the River Royale also includes wireless Internet access.

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Uniworld's Awards of Distinction

Condé Nast Traveler
Condé Nast Traveler
Saveur Culinary Travel Awards
Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
Travel + Leisure World's Best Service
Cruise International Awards
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Facilities on board the River Royale

Lavishly appointed river-view staterooms have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, 100% Egyptian cotton linens and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options. The suite and staterooms on the La Gironde Deck have French balconies.

Other amenities include generous built-in closets, hair dryer, individual climate-control thermostat, direct-dial telephone, flat-screen TV with infotainment center, bottled mineral water, and a safe. Bathrooms feature L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, back-lit magnifying mirror, bathrobes and slippers.

The ship's suite has additional amenities and services, including one complimentary in-suite well-being treatment per person, a daily fruit and cookie plate, elegant evening snacks, an iPod dock, a Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas, a fully stocked minibar, a bottle of wine upon arrival, in-suite morning coffee and tea service, a full breakfast menu, free shoe shine and laundry service, and Hermès bath products.

Public Areas & Amenities

  • Salon Gascogne with Aquitaine Bar
  • Blue Fox Café
  • Claret Room
  • Le Bordelais Restaurant
  • Sun Deck with life-sized chessboard and spa-tub
  • Blues Café
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Serenity River Spa
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access