Crystal Cruises

Danube Serenade (Westbound)

Danube River Cruise from Budapest to Vienna

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The Wachau Valley enchants with the abbey of Melk and the charms of Linz, while overnights in the regal powerhouses of Vienna and Budapest put dazzling architecture on full display.

Crystal Mahler Fares from $5,399 £4,273 AU$7,993 $5,399 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.

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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
Brochure Fare $31,698 £12,249 AU$22,922 $31,698 2-For-1 Fare $15,849 £12,098 AU$22,641 $15,849 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
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Tour 2-Bedroom Crystal Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CS)
  • 759 sf 70.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $31,698 £12,249 AU$22,922 $31,698 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare Call for availability
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Tour 2-Bedroom Crystal Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CS)
  • 759 sf 70.5 m2 Deck 3
Brochure Fare $31,698 £12,249 AU$22,922 $31,698 2-For-1 Fare $15,849 £12,098 AU$22,641 $15,849 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
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Tour 2-Bedroom Crystal Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CS)
  • 759 sf 70.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $31,698 £12,249 AU$22,922 $31,698 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now 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
Brochure Fare $21,398 £8,317 AU$15,565 $21,398 2-For-1 Fare $10,699 £8,167 AU$15,284 $10,699 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
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Tour One-Bedroom Crystal Penthouse with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CP)
  • 506 sf 47 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $21,398 £8,317 AU$15,565 $21,398 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare Call for availability
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Tour One-Bedroom Crystal Penthouse with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CP)
  • 506 sf 47 m2 Deck 3
Brochure Fare $21,398 £8,317 AU$15,565 $21,398 2-For-1 Fare $10,699 £8,167 AU$15,284 $10,699 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
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Tour One-Bedroom Crystal Penthouse with Panoramic Balcony-window ™ (CP)
  • 506 sf 47 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $21,398 £8,317 AU$15,565 $21,398 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now 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
Brochure Fare $12,598 £4,959 AU$9,278 $12,598 2-For-1 Fare $6,299 £4,808 AU$8,999 $6,299 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person $5,949 £4,694 AU$8,778 $5,949 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Crystal Society Saves Additional £114
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$212
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £114
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$212
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
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Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S2)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 2
Brochure Fare $11,498 £4,538 AU$8,493 $11,498 2-For-1 Fare $5,749 £4,389 AU$8,213 $5,749 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person $5,399 £4,273 AU$7,993 $5,399 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Crystal Society Saves Additional £103
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$193
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £103
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$193
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Early Full Payment Saves Additional amount*
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Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S3)
  • 237 sf 22 m2 Deck 2
Brochure Fare $10,698 £4,233 AU$7,922 $10,698 2-For-1 Fare $5,349 £4,083 AU$7,641 $5,349 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S4)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 3
Brochure Fare $9,598 £3,814 AU$7,135 $9,598 2-For-1 Fare $4,799 £3,663 AU$6,856 $4,799 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S5)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 2
Brochure Fare $9,198 £3,660 AU$6,850 $9,198 2-For-1 Fare $4,599 £3,511 AU$6,570 $4,599 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
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Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S1)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $12,598 £4,959 AU$9,278 $12,598 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare $5,949 £4,694 AU$8,778 $5,949 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Crystal Society Saves Additional £114
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$212
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £114
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$212
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
Early Full Payment Saves Additional amount*
Book
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S2)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $11,498 £4,538 AU$8,493 $11,498 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare $5,399 £4,273 AU$7,993 $5,399 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Crystal Society Saves Additional £103
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$193
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £103
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$193
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Early Full Payment Saves Additional amount*
Book
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S3)
  • 237 sf 22 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $10,698 £4,233 AU$7,922 $10,698 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S4)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $9,598 £3,814 AU$7,135 $9,598 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S5)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $9,198 £3,660 AU$6,850 $9,198 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare Call for availability
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Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S1)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 3
Brochure Fare $12,598 £4,959 AU$9,278 $12,598 2-For-1 Fare $6,299 £4,808 AU$8,999 $6,299 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person $5,949 £4,694 AU$8,778 $5,949 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Crystal Society Saves Additional £114
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$212
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £114
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$212
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
Early Full Payment Saves Additional amount*
Book
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S2)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 2
Brochure Fare $11,498 £4,538 AU$8,493 $11,498 2-For-1 Fare $5,749 £4,389 AU$8,213 $5,749 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person $5,399 £4,273 AU$7,993 $5,399 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Crystal Society Saves Additional £103
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$193
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £103
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$193
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Early Full Payment Saves Additional amount*
Book
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S3)
  • 237 sf 22 m2 Deck 2
Brochure Fare $10,698 £4,233 AU$7,922 $10,698 2-For-1 Fare $5,349 £4,083 AU$7,641 $5,349 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S4)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 3
Brochure Fare $9,598 £3,814 AU$7,135 $9,598 2-For-1 Fare $4,799 £3,663 AU$6,856 $4,799 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S5)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 2
Brochure Fare $9,198 £3,660 AU$6,850 $9,198 2-For-1 Fare $4,599 £3,511 AU$6,570 $4,599 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare per person Call for availability
Compare Suites (sf./m2) Cruise Fare Book Now Savings Book Now Fare
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S1)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $12,598 £4,959 AU$9,278 $12,598 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare $5,949 £4,694 AU$8,778 $5,949 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Crystal Society Saves Additional £114
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$212
Crystal Society Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £114
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$212
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $149
Early Full Payment Saves Additional amount*
Book
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S2)
  • 253 sf 23.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $11,498 £4,538 AU$8,493 $11,498 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare $5,399 £4,273 AU$7,993 $5,399 More Info Fares are cruise only, per guest based on double occupancy and must be booked by March 4, 2020.
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Crystal Society Saves Additional £103
Crystal Society Saves Additional AU$193
Crystal Society Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Onboard Booking Saves Additional £103
Onboard Booking Saves Additional AU$193
Onboard Booking Saves Additional $135
Early Full Payment Saves Additional amount*
Book
Tour Deluxe Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S3)
  • 237 sf 22 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $10,698 £4,233 AU$7,922 $10,698 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S4)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 3
Cruise Fare $9,598 £3,814 AU$7,135 $9,598 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now Fare Call for availability
Tour Petite Suite with Panoramic Balcony-window™ (S5)
  • 188 sf 17.5 m2 Deck 2
Cruise Fare $9,198 £3,660 AU$6,850 $9,198 Book Now Savings $350 £265 AU$500 $350 Book Now 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.

SIX-STAR SERVICE

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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Crystal Life Spa

Full service, and fully pampering.

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Crystal Life Fitness

Invigorate your travels.

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MORE REWARDING

Crystal Society membership entitles you to a world of exclusive benefits. You automatically become a member of Crystal Society when you complete your first full-fare cruise.

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CRYSTAL DESTINATION DISCOVERIES™

From active or relaxing to adventurous or enriching, our inclusive and optional Destination Discoveries offer you a world of choice. Plus, Crystal is the only river cruise line that allows you to select your shoreside experiences in advance, before you arrive to the ship.

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Hotels and Land Packages

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.

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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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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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Hilton Danube Vienna

Located in the heart of Vienna, the Hilton Vienna Danube overlooks the legendary Danube River, offering spectacular river and city views. The hotel’s charming atmosphere features Pier 269 Bar & Lounge, the picturesque riverside Waterfront Kitchen restaurant with a spectacular terrace view.

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