Avalon Luminary

Avalon Luminary - River Cruise Ship Review - Passenger Reviews

Avalon cruising the Rhine River. Pictured is a sister ship to Avalon Luminary.Ship Information
Launched in 2009 and measuring 361 feet in length, Avalon Luminary transports up to 138 passengers along the beautiful waterways of Europe. Sailing the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, Avalon Luminary offers a relaxing, elegant way to see some of Europe’s most fascinating cities and towns.

Like her sisters, Avalon Luminary offers a host of amenities designed to ensure your stay aboard her is pleasurable. Throughout the ship you’ll find wall-to-wall panoramic windows so you never miss the incredible scenery passing by. The ship is also fully equipped with Wi-Fi access and a dedicated internet center, as well as a fitness center, and a topside viewing deck, the Sky Deck featuring premium lounge chairs and a whirlpool.

Avalon Luminary River Cruisers Should Know
♦ Avalon Luminary’s interior is non-smoking. ♦ Headsets are available for guests on guided shore excursions. ♦ Room service, including continental breakfast, is available. ♦ Avalon Luminary has a dedicated cruise director and onboard lecturers, as well as nightly entertainment.

Ship Facts
Year Built 2010 ♦ Country of Registry Germany ♦ Length 361 ft - 110 m ♦ Passenger Capacity (double occupancy) 138 ♦ Passenger Decks 4 ♦ Officers and Crew 39 ♦ Officer's Nationality European ♦ Crew and Hotel Staff Nationality European

Avalon Luminary Deluxe CabinCabins
There are five different categories of cabins aboard Avalon Luminary. All cabins have a number of amenities, including nightly turn-down service, spacious three-door closets, flat-screen TV with movie channels, bathrobes and slippers, complimentary bottled water, and L’Occitane toiletries. Cabins are all double occupancy, with no 3rd and 4th person beds.

Located on Indigo Deck, Category E staterooms measure 172 square feet, and feature two windows located near the top of the stateroom. They also feature a full bathroom complete with a glass door enclosed shower, a writing desk, vanity, and of Avalon’s deluxe beds with premium mattress covers, Egyptian linens, European-style duvets, and a choice of firm or soft pillows.

Categories A, B and P also measure 172 square feet, and are located on the Sapphire and Royal decks. These staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and a French style mini-balcony. These rooms are perfect for enjoying Europe’s waterways.

Rounding out the accommodations are Avalon Luminary’s 258-square foot Avalon Suites. Located side-by-side on Royal Deck, these four suites pull out all the stops, featuring all the amenities of the above but with more space, a large sitting area, and a larger bathroom.

Total Cabins 69 ♦ Suites 4 ♦ Riverview 54 ♦ Limited view (category E) 11 ♦ All cabins except category E have a French style mini-balcony

Cabin Amenities
Luxury Bedding ♦ TV with Movie Channels ♦ Bathrobes and Slippers ♦ Complimentary Bottled Water ♦ Private Safe ♦ Minibar ♦ Alarm Clock ♦ Hair Dryer

Dining
Traditional Single Seating Dining in the restaurant ♦ Complimentary Regional Wines, Beer or Soft Drinks with Dinner ♦ Complimentary Soft Drinks with Lunch ♦ Open Air Bistro on Sky Deck ♦ 24 Hour Room Service Available

Public Rooms
Bars and Lounges ♦ Internet Corner

Entertainment
Onboard Lectures ♦ Nightly Light Entertainment

Activities and Sports
Sightseeing with Local Guides Included ♦ Whirlpool ♦ Fitness Center

Spa and Wellness
Beauty Salon

Other Facilities and Services
Sundry Shop ♦ Dry Cleaning and Laundry Service ♦ Business Center Services