Crystal Cruises

Danube Serenade

Luxury River Cruise from Budapest to Vienna

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Sail the magnificent Danube to witness the beauty of the Wachau Valley, and discover such treasures as the Benedictine abbey perched atop the city of Melk and Bratislava's St. Martin's Cathedral, former coronation church for Hungary's royalty.

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Crystal Mahler


Savor exceptional cuisine, extraordinary service and enriching discovery ashore aboard this all-suite, butler-serviced ship. River cruising’s largest standard accommodations feature expansive Panoramic Balcony-windows framing Europe’s stunning scenery.

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SUITES & FARES

There is a place where luxury is comfortable, where simplicity is elegant, and where supreme indulgence creates a sense of well-being. Here, day breaks with enchanting views, and night falls into a dreamy slumber in your beautifully spacious suite.


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Two-bedroom Suites

Welcoming up to five guests with two connecting suites joined by a private entry vestibule, the premier suites aboard Crystal Mahler feature a spacious living and dining area with ambient-lit, carved marble fireplace, custom bar and separate powder room. A suite-wide triple Panoramic Balcony-window accentuates the two full bedrooms and en suite bathrooms.

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Tour 2-Bedroom Crystal Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CS)
  • 759 sf 70.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $21,920 £16,865 US$21,920 US$0 Your Crystal Savings $5,325 £4,095 US$5,325 US$0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability

Penthouses

Crystal Mahler’s two Penthouses welcome up to three guests with separate living and dining area complete with ambient-lit fireplace, custom bar and millwork and a host of high-tech amenities. Enjoy a king-size bed, spacious walk-in closet and lavish bathroom, and suite-wide double Panoramic Balcony-window.

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Tour One-Bedroom Crystal Penthouse with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CP)
  • 506 sf 47 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $14,535 £11,180 US$14,535 US$0 Your Crystal Savings $3,110 £2,395 US$3,110 US$0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability

Suites

The largest standard suites in all of European river cruising, these accommodations feature king-size beds (convertible to twins) facing Panoramic Balcony-windows, walk-in closets, gorgeous bathrooms with double vanity sinks and glass-enclosed showers, a host of high-tech amenities and Crystal’s acclaimed butler service.

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Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S1)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $8,265 £6,360 US$8,265 US$0 Your Crystal Savings $1,230 £945 US$1,230 US$0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S2)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $7,475 £5,750 US$7,475 US$0 Your Crystal Savings $990 £765 US$990 US$0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S3)
  • 237 sf 22 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $6,930 £5,330 US$6,930 US$0 Your Crystal Savings $830 £635 US$830 US$0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S4)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $6,125 £4,710 US$6,125 US$0 Your Crystal Savings $590 £450 US$590 US$0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S5)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $5,860 £4,510 US$5,860 US$0 Your Crystal Savings $510 £390 US$510 US$0 Your Exclusive Fare Call for availability

Onboard

Extraordinary personal attention, butler service for every suite and superb, farm-to-table cuisine. An unparalleled standard of all-inclusive amenities is complemented by the most generous collection of inclusive excursions ashore. This is Crystal River Cruises.


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SIX-STAR SERVICE

With the highest staff-to-guest ratio among all European river lines, and professionals chosen for the expertise and friendly demeanor, our genuine hospitality sets the stage for a journey beyond compare.

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SAVOR THE EXTRAORDINARY

Cuisine transcends mere excellence and enters the sublime. Menus of Michelin-level envy are sourced with the freshest ingredients and paired with the finest wines. Every meal is a celebration of the ever-changing riverscape.

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SAVOR THE EXTRAORDINARY
Waterside

Tantalizing, tempting and incredibly fresh.

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Bistro Mahler

Viennese-inspired café; made to order and to-go.

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The Vintage Room

Complimentary wine tastings; optional wine dinners.

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The Pantry

Cravings satisfied, any time of day.

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24-hour In-suite Dining

The ultimate indulgence.

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ENCLAVES OF ELEGANCE

There is a place where luxury is comfortable, where simplicity is elegant, and where supreme indulgence creates a sense of well-being. Here, day breaks with enchanting views, and night falls into a dreamy slumber in your beautifully spacious suite.

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ENCLAVES OF ELEGANCE
Two-Bedroom Crystal Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (CS)

Your ultimate home on the rivers of Europe.

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Crystal Penthouse with Panoramic Balcony-window (CP)

True luxury.

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Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (S1, S2)

Your home in the heart of Europe.

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Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (S3)

Sophisticated luxury.

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Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window (S4, S5)

The perfect interlude.

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THE RHYTHM OF THE RIVER

The Crystal River Experience showcases the wonder of each destination with cultured insight. Enjoy immersive exploration ashore aligned with enriching pursuits on board, inviting you to come and go from your ship at your leisure.

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THE RHYTHM OF THE RIVER
PALM COURT

The social heart of the ship.

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VISTA BAR

Scenic, spectacular and serene.

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VISTA DECK

Picturesque riverscapes always in view.

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SERENITY & CALM

The Crystal Life Spa finds a natural home on the rivers of Europe, as do complimentary yoga classes on deck, fitness centers and swimming pools on every ship.

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SERENITY & CALM
Crystal Life Spa

Full service, and fully pampering.

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Crystal Life Fitness

Invigorate your travels.

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Enrich your voyage with a curated Crystal Hotel Program or Extended Land Experience. Stay in premier hotels or add a unique journey to the beginning or end of your cruise.

Pre-Cruise

Premier Hotel & Land Programs in Budapest

The Ritz Carlton

Set within a 20th-century building in the center of Budapest, The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest is near the UNESCO World Heritage Buda Castle, showcases views of St. Stephens Basilica and Erzsébet Square, and is a few minutes’ walk to the beautiful Danube, making it a gem in the crown of a glimmering city.

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Prague Discovery - 3 Nights

Known as the “City of a Hundred Spires,” Prague rivals Paris in terms of beauty, history and culture. Discover its storied past and present as a 2000 European Capital of Culture on this 3–night pre or post–cruise Crystal Adventures Land Program.

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Post Cruise

Premier Hotel & Land Programs in Vienna

Hotel Sacher Wien

Located in the heart of the city across from the Vienna State Opera and the elegant promenade Kärntnerstraße, just minutes from some of Vienna’s most treasured sites, Hotel Sacher Wien features five-star luxury with a personal touch. The regal hotel has been family-owned since 1832, offering guests authentic Austrian hospitality and a taste of the historic prestige that fills the city.

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Prague Discovery - 3 Nights

Known as the “City of a Hundred Spires,” Prague rivals Paris in terms of beauty, history and culture. Discover its storied past and present as a 2000 European Capital of Culture on this 3–night pre or post–cruise Crystal Adventures Land Program.

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Slovenian Treasures - 3 Nights

Situated on the Adriatic Sea, Slovenia is a jewel in the crown of worldwide medieval marvels. Explore the open-air museum that is Piran, taste the signature wines of the region, and venture into the cave that houses ominous Predjama Castle. Slovenia’s legendary tales both historic and handed down date back prior to the 13th century, presenting a captivating array of discoveries for inquisitive travelers. Natural wonders include enchanting Lake Bled in the Slovenian Alps, and the charming and graceful Lipizzaner horses that have been beloved here for centuries. This fairytale journey will enrich your spirit, pique your curiosity and fuel your wanderlust.

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