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Anjodi River Cruise 4 Staterooms can be configured with twin beds or a double bed.
All cabins have en-suite shower & WC, a fitted closet with hanging space and a small bedside table. There is storage space under the beds for soft sided cases once emptied.
Each stateroom has individually controlled Air conditioning and central heating.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on Anjodi.
The comfortable saloon is 13ft x 21ft (3.9m x 6.4m) and the height is approximately 6ft 6in (2m). It is traditional and has lovely varnished hardwood and brass throughout. There are 2 red leather sofas, a coffee table and a fully stocked bar with a drinks cabinet & fridge. The dining table seats up to 8 guests at single sittings.
Anjodi is wired for 220 and 240 volts but not 110 volts. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge's electrical system.
The Sundeck on Anjodi is 12ft x 22ft (3.6m x 6.7m) and for al-fresco dining and relaxing there is a table, 8 reclining chairs and the 6 person hot-tub. There is a large parasol providing shade.
Athos River Cruise Maximum 10 passengers / 5 cabin Staterooms. 12 passengers permitted if a charter group with 4 children. All cabins can be configured with twin beds or a double bed. Narcissou Fontfroide is slightly larger and it is possible to replace the beds with 2 x bunk beds accommodating up to 4 children. All cabins have en-suite shower, wash basin & WC. Each cabin has 2 windows and 1 window in the bathroom.
There is separate Air Conditioning and Central Heating throughout with individual controls.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on Athos.
The light & airy Saloon is 16ft 6in x 30ft (5.5m x 10m) with 2 sofas and 2 armchairs for relaxing, a coffee table and a dining table seating up to 10 passengers at one sitting. The flooring is wooden and there is a small library of books and an open bar area with fridge.
Athos is wired for 220 volts. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2 pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please ask one of the crew when you arrive on board to ensure that it is suitable to the barge's electrical system.
There is a very large sundeck 16ft 6in x 36ft (5.5m x 12m) which is equipped with 10 reclining chairs with foot-rests and a large table for outside dining. A permanent large hydraulic canopy provides shelter from the sun and rain. This moves up and down automatically when cruising under bridges and allows passengers to remain seated on deck.
Enchante Cruise Ship Enchanté is an 8 passenger ultra deluxe vessel which currently has a choice of cruise route in the south of France. All suites can be configured with 2 single beds or a double. The cabin theme is white and linen with Percale bed sheets. The furniture is made of mahogany and the new, deep and comfortable carpets were recently fitted. Each suite has a stylish fully tiled en-suite bathroom. All are equipped with hair dryer, shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. Each are supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels and bathrobes. The bathroom flooring is solid teak and the showers are very spacious.
All the suites are similar in size measuring 165sq ft (15.5 m²). The bathrooms each measure 33sq ft (3 m²) and are included in the suite sizes above. The shower trays in each bathroom measures 2.95ft2 (90cm2).
There is a computer with 3G internet access available aboard Enchanté. This can be found at the bottom of the stairs in the office area and is available for all guests to use. Wi-Fi is available for guests' bringing their own appliances, however, there are some moorings where connection to the internet is very slow and sometimes when the barge is cruising the connection is not possible because the barge is out of signal range.
There is no passenger telephone available on Enchanté.
The dining area has a large glass table, seating all 8 guests at a single sitting. The design compliments the contemporary modern look of Enchanté. An open Demonstration Kitchen Galley allows guests to watch as the Master Chef prepares the meals on the granite benches, sharing his recipes and demonstrating his techniques. A fully stocked bar and Art Deco drinks cabinet completes the area. The saloon is furnished with sofas and armchairs, all upholstered in Alcantara and the oak flooring and carpets were recently fitted. Large panoramic windows stretch the entire length of the barge, allowing plenty of light and the beautiful scenery to be appreciated.
The sundeck is furnished with a Dimension One hot tub, an al fresco dining table with 8 chairs and a parasol for shade.
La Bella Vita River Cruise La Bella Vita is a 20 passenger vessel which currently cruises through the Venetian Lagoon and along the Bianco Canal in Italy.
The 2 Junior Suites are on the upper-deck and can be configured with 2 single beds or a double bed. The 8 Staterooms are on the lower-deck and can be configured with 2 single beds or a double bed. All cabins are en-suite and have a closet with drawer, storage space under the bed, reading lights and a mirror. The 2 Junior Suites have a Juliet balcony with opening doors and windows. The 8 Staterooms do not have opening windows. Each cabin has an en-suite bathroom with shower, WC, hand basin, tiled floors, mirror and a full length mirror. Each is supplied with bathrobes, slippers, hand-soap, shower-gel, shampoo, towels and a hair dryer.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. There is also a PC on-board for customer use. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There are no passenger telephones aboard La Bella Vita.
The boat is wired for 220 volts. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard Italian 220 volt 2-pin plugs.
The comfortable Saloon is 398ft² (37m²) and has 3 large sofas, 2 coffee tables, a bar with 2 stools and there is also a piano. The large bright dining area is 506ft² (47m²) with 2 large dining tables each seating up to 10 guests.
There is a very large sundeck covering the top of the boat measuring 1,937 ft² (180m²). This is equipped with 4 tables each with a parasol along with chairs for al fresco dining. There are also 4 reclining chairs.
La Belle Epoque River Cruise La Belle Epoque is a 12 passenger vessel which currently cruises on the upper Burgundy Canal.
2 Junior Suites - one at the BOW with a fixed small double bed only and one at the STERN which can be twin beds or a double bed. 2 Staterooms which can be configured as twin or a double bed. 2 Staterooms with fixed twin beds only. All cabins have an en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle, tiled floors and walls, W.C and hand basin. Washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, robes, slippers and hair dryer are supplied.
Each cabin has Air Conditioning and Central Heating.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on La Belle Epoque.
The Saloon is 25ft x 13ft (7.6m x 3.9m) and is furnished with two built-in sofa areas, a coffee table and a fully stocked bar made of mahogany. There is a matching mahogany dining table seating up to 12 passengers. The saloon also has an antique barograph and gramophone. There is an antique interlock telephone exchange board which stands in the passageway to the cabins and dates from 1913. La Belle Epoque is tastefully wallpapered and panelled in teak with brass fittings and has carpets throughout. The saloon height is 6ft 8" 9 (2m).
The barge is wired for 220 and 240 volts (the socket in the bathrooms is 110 volts). We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French two-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge's electrical system.
There are 2 sundecks. The first is 12ft 6" x 9ft 6" (3.8m x 2.9m) and the second is 12ft 6" x 35ft (3.8m x 10.6m). Both decks are made of African Iroko hard-wood and there is a sunken heated Spa pool (hot tub) for up to 6 passengers.
La Nouvelle Etoile River Cruise La Nouvelle Etoile is an 8 passenger ultra deluxe vessel which currently cruises in several different regions and countries throughout the year.
Each cabin has an en-suite bathroom. There is ample storage and each has 1 wardrobe, 1 cupboard with shelves and a large drawer under each bed for suitcases. All cabins have a night table with small drawers, television, computer with internet access and panoramic windows.All bathrooms are en-suite and measure 13ft 2" x 4ft (4m x 1.2m Each has a large shower with tiled floor and walls. They all have a separate WC and 2 wash basins. Washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, face cloths, dressing gowns and hair dryers are provided.
Wi-Fi is available throughout the barge and in each suite for passengers who wish to bring their own appliances, this may be subject to availability in more remote locations. There is also a touch screen computer in each suite and there is a printer on-board.
There are no passenger phones on board La Nouvelle Etoile.
The Saloon area combines the Lounge, Cocktail Bar and spacious Dining Room and is 14m x 4.80m (46ft x 15ft 9") with a ceiling height of 7ft 4" (2.23m). The Lounge and dining area are each 23ft (7m) in length and the Cocktail Bar area is located between the two. The Lounge area has a small library, a CD/DVD player and an upright piano and is furnished in rich teak wood. There is an elevator between floors which helps accommodate those clients who are less mobile.
La Nouvelle Etoile is wired for 220 volts with a 110 volt socket in each bathroom. We recommend you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on-board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge's electrical system.
On the lower deck, there are laundry facilities available for guests to use. A washing machine (powder is provided), tumble dryer and an iron & ironing board.
The lovely sun deck measures 17ft 6" x 22ft (5.3m x 6.7m) and has a Spa Pool which can accommodate 8 people. There are 8 reclining chairs for sunbathing and a large table for dining al-fresco and for shade, there is an electronic retractable canopy.
L'Art de Vivre River Cruise L'Art de Vivre is an 8 passenger vessel which currently cruises on the Nivernais Canal in Burgundy.
All cabins have en-suite shower & WC, a fitted closet with hanging space and a small bedside table. There is also storage space in drawers under each bed. All the Staterooms are similar in size and are equally comfortable, measuring 10ft 7" (3.25m) x 6ft 6" (2m) The ceiling height in each cabin is 6ft 5" (1.97m). Each bathroom measures 6ft 6" (2m) x 5ft 2" (1.6m) which is included in the Stateroom size detailed above. Each stateroom has a stylish en-suite bathroom with hair dryer, shower, wash basin and WC. Each has fully tiled floors and walls and the shower cubicle measures 2ft 11" (90cm) x 2ft 7" (80cm). All are supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, bathrobes and slippers.
Each cabin has Central Heating and Inverter Air Conditioning.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on L'Art de Vivre.
The traditional Saloon is 13ft (3.65m) x 21ft (6m) and the height is 6ft 5" (1.94m). For relaxing there are two comfortable leather sofas and a coffee table, along with a fully stocked bar of mahogany. The beautiful dining table made of Iroko African wood, seats all guests at single sittings. The barge is wallpapered and panelled in teak with brass fittings and has wooden floors & carpets throughout. There are 4 steps from the saloon down to the cabin level.
The barge is wired for 220 and 240 volts (not 110 volts). We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge's electrical system.
The Sundeck on L'Art de Vivre is 12ft 6" (3.9m) x 22ft (6.7m) and for al-fresco dining and relaxing there is a large table and 8 chairs. There are large parasols providing shade. The heated hot-tub seats 6 guests.
L'Impressionniste River Cruise There are 2 Junior Suites, Renoir at the bow has a double bed only and Monet at the stern can be configured with twin beds or a double bed. 2 of the Staterooms can be configured with twin beds or a double bed and 2 of the staterooms have 2 twin beds only.
The en-suite bathrooms are included in the cabin sizes detailed on the previous page. All bathrooms have a shower cubicle with tiled walls, W.C. and hand basin. Each is supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, robes, slippers and a hair-dryer.
Each cabin has Air Conditioning and Central Heating.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on L'Impressionniste.
The lovely and light Saloon is 25ft x 13ft (7.62m x 3.96m) and is elegantly furnished with leather sofas and a coffee table. There is a fully stocked bar built from oak with a drinks cabinet and fridge. The mahogany dining table seats all 12 guests at single sittings. A wide stairway with a handrail leads down 12 steps to the lower cabin deck.
The barge is wired for 220 and 240 volts and the socket in the bathrooms have 110 volts. We recommend you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French two-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on-board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge's electrical system.
There are 2 sundecks. The first is 12ft 6" x 35ft (3.8m x 10.6m). and the second is 12ft 6" x 9ft 6" (3.8m x 2.9m). Both decks are made of African Iroko hard-wood and there is a heated Spa pool (hot-tub) for up to 6 passengers. For al-fresco dining there is a large table plus 2 smaller ones and 11 chairs and 2 recliners.
Magna Carta River Cruise All cabins have en-suite bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes, writing desk & chair and bedside tables with reading lights. There are 4 opening windows in each suite and hardwood veneer up to the picture rail with a light décor above. Solid hardwood doors & skirting and wooden flooring. Each Suite has an en-suite bathroom. All are equipped with shower, wash-basin and WC. The bathrooms are fully tiled with under floor heating and a heated towel rail. There is a window in each bathroom along with 110v razor socket and air extractor. Towels, toiletries, hair dryer and bathrobes are provided.
Each suite has individually controlled Air Conditioning. There is also under-floor Central Heating.
Wi-Fi internet is available on board for e-mail use only and for guests bringing their own appliances. This facility is subject to availability in some remote locations. There is no passenger telephone on board Magna Carta.
31ft x 12ft 6" (9.4m x 3.8m). Height from floor to ceiling of the saloon is 6ft 6" (2.0m). There are 10 windows each approx. 3ft x 3ft (1m x 1m) each. For relaxing, there are 4 sofas with coffee tables, and a fully stocked bar with bar stools in the saloon. The dining table seats all guests at a single sitting. Wooden flooring and oak ceiling run throughout the area, with the 2 staircases of 10 steps each leading off the saloon to the cabins on the lower deck.
The barge is wired for 240 volts with 110 volt sockets in the bathrooms for shaving. In the suites, double sockets are located in the wall by the beds. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliances, which should correspond to the standard UK 3 pin plug. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please ask one of the crew when you arrive on board to ensure that it is suitable to the barge?s electrical system.
The sundeck is split on two levels made of wooden decking with a table, 8 chairs and 2 recliners. There is a spa pool (hot tub) on the higher front sundeck and a canopy cover on the lower level sundeck which has doors and 2 steps leading into the saloon.
Nymphea River Cruise Maximum 6 passengers / 3 staterooms 1 cabin (Bow) can be configured as a twin or a double bed. 2 cabins (mid) are configured with twin beds only. All cabins have en-suite shower & WC. Each stateroom has a stylish en-suite bathroom with shower, wash basin and WC. All are supplied with hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, hair-dryer and towels.
Wi-Fi internet is available in the Saloon for e-mail use only and for guests bringing their own appliances. This facility is subject to availability in some remote locations. Nymphea's cruise route on the River Cher has limited cellphone coverage and is mostly EDGE, with limited 3G connection.
There is no passenger telephone available on Nymphea.
The lower Saloon / Dining Room is 10ft x 20ft (3m x 6m) and the height is 6ft 7? (2m). It is located on the same level as the cabins - finished with mahogany panelling, a hardwood ceiling and brass light fittings. This quaint Saloon has built in seating and a glass coffee table. There is a fully stocked bar cupboard with fridge and ice-machine. There is also a mahogany dining table which seats all passengers at single sittings. The upper Saloon is 8ft x 6ft (2.5m x 1.8m) and the height is 6ft 2" (1.9m). There is comfortable seating and viewing windows.
Nymphea is wired for 220 volts. We recommend you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on-board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge?s electrical system.
The sundeck measures 10ft x 20ft (3m x 6m) with a hand rail around the deck. There are 6 reclining chairs and a table for al-fresco dining along with a parasol for shade.
Renaissance River Cruise Each Suite has a large & stylish en-suite bathroom with shower, wash basin and WC. The bathrooms have fully tiled floors and walls. All are supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, bathrobes, slippers and hair dryer. Voltaire and Moliere Suites both have a chest of 3 drawers and a wardrobe 140cm high x 48cm deep x 133cm wide. Hugo and Dumas Suites both have a wardrobe which slants under the stairwell. These are very deep and have 3 shelves behind the rails where suitcases can be stored. The wardrobe height is 155cm at its highest x 98cm deep and the clothes rail is 88cm wide.
Each Suite has individually controlled Air Conditioning and Central Heating.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on Renaissance.
The Saloon is a wonderful place to relax. It is light & airy and measures 42ft x 17ft (13m x 5m) and is furnished with sofas, a coffee table, two very comfy lounge chairs and a fully stocked bar which is open 24/7. The height of the saloon is 7ft (2.15m). Antique wood panelling, wallpapers, a beamed ceiling and brass light fittings run throughout the area with tiled floors and Renaissance paintings on the walls. The large round oak dining table seats 8 guests and there is a welcoming open fire for any chilly evenings in Spring & Autumn.
The barge is wired for 220 and 240 volts but not 110 volts. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French two-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge?s electrical system.
The outdoor deck is 17ft 6" x 22ft (5.3m x 6.7m) and is equipped with an 8 person heated spa pool and 2 long wooden sunbed chairs. There are also 8 reclining chairs and a large table for al-fresco dining beneath a covered deck area.
Rosa River Cruise Each stateroom has a stylish en- suite bathroom with shower, wash basin and WC. All are supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, and hair dryer.
Each stateroom has individually controlled Air Conditioning and Central Heating.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on Rosa.
The tastefully furnished & airy saloon is 13ft x 26ft (3.9m x 7.8m) and the height is 7ft 4" (2.25m). There are 2 sofas, one on either side of the barge, with a coffee table in-between. A fully stocked bar and fridge caters to all your beverage needs and the décor is enhanced with varnished wood and brass fittings. The dining table seats all 8 passengers at one sitting. There are 3 steps from the saloon down to the cabin level.
Rosa (although in France) is equipped with English 3-pin plugs and is wired for 220 and 240 volts (The bathrooms have 110v plugs for shaving). We suggest you bring adapters for your particular appliance, which correspond with English 3- pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please ask one of the crew when you arrive on board to ensure that it is suitable to the barge?s electrical system.
The sundeck is 13ft x 26ft (3.9m x 7.8m) with a table and chairs for al fresco dining along with loungers. There are 4 large parasols measuring 3x2 m each offering complete shade when required. The deck table extends to seat more guests when required.
Savoir Faire River Cruise All the cabins can be configured with 2 single beds or a double bed Stateroom 1 has 2 large portholes, a wardrobe, chest of drawers and a side table with drawer. Staterooms 2-6 each have 1 large porthole, 2 wardrobes, writing desk and chair. All the Staterooms have an en-suite bathroom with shower, 2 wash basins & WC. There is also a DVD player with an LCD flat screen and 2 wireless head-phones in each cabin. Stateroom 1 has a large en-suite bathroom with shower, hand-basin and WC. Staterooms 2-6 each have en-suite bathrooms separated into 2 rooms. One room with WC and hand-basin, the other with a shower and hand-basin. All bathrooms are supplied with soap, toiletries, hairdryers and towels.
Each cabin has Air Conditioning & Heating.
There is a computer on board for passenger use and complimentary Wi-Fi is available for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on Savoir Faire.
All Saloon & Dining room are beautifully finished in mahogany, teak and brass. The barge is decorated throughout with antiques and original works of art including a fine selection of landscape drawings by the Captain. The Main Saloon has 8 large panoramic windows, 2 leather sofas and comfortable custom-made furniture and is carpeted wall-to-wall. There is also an upright piano, antique games table and library area. The Dining room has 6 panoramic windows and wooden parquet flooring. There is a large table seating up to 14 guests at a single sitting. The Cocktail Lounge / Bar is traditionally fitted out with teak and brass. There is a stereo / CD player, fridge and ice machine. There are 4 panoramic windows and glazed French doors leading to the rear-deck.
Savoir Faire is wired for 220 and 110 volts. We recommend you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge?s electrical system.
There are three outside decks: Fore Deck is 16ft (4.8m) x 13ft 6" (4.14m). This deck opens directly from the main Saloon and has with 12 comfortable chairs, a large table with parasol for shade. Aft Deck is 16ft (4.8m) x 8ft 7" (2.6m). This deck opens directly from the Cocktail Lounge and has several comfortable chairs. Observation Deck is accessed via a spiral staircase from the Aft-deck and offers beautiful views. It is 16ft (4.8m) x 20ft (6m). There are 12 adjustable deck-chairs and 2 tables for al-fresco dining.
Scottish Highlander River Cruise Scottish Highlander is a 8 passenger vessel which currently cruises on the Caledonian Canal in Scotland. View Hideaways' special itinerary with Scottish Highlander.
All cabins can be configured with either 2 single beds or a double bed. All cabins have an en-suite bathroom, wardrobes, drawers and a bedside table with reading light. The fittings are of solid mahogany and there are 2 large windows in each stateroom, one of which opens. The Cameron Suite has 4 porthole windows which all open. All cabins have a shower, wash-basin and WC. The bathrooms are fully tiled with a radiator, 110v shaver socket and an air extractor fan (except the Cameron Suite). Towels, hand soap, shower gel, shampoo, hair dryers, slippers and bathrobes are all provided.
The barge has household style central heating. There is no air conditioning on Scottish Highlander.
Wi-Fi is available on board for internet & e-mail use only for guests bringing their own appliances. Downloading or watching YouTube or Skype is not permitted. Internet connection in the Highlands of Scotland is subject to availability and is often intermittent.
There is no passenger telephone on board Scottish Highlander.
20ft long (6.1m) x 12ft wide (3.6m) Accessed from the main sundeck by a double door and then 5 steps down. The saloon is finished in yew and Brazilian mahogany and there are 7 observation windows. For relaxation there are 2 leather armchairs, 2 leather sofas, a coffee table and a writing table with a small library. In the dining area of the saloon the dining table seats up to 9 guests. There is a long fully stocked bar with fridge. Tartan carpet runs throughout the saloon leading into a corridor accessing the 4 cabins.
The barge is wired for 240 volts with 110 volt sockets in the bathrooms for shaving. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliances, which should correspond to the standard UK 3 pin plug. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please ask one of the crew when you arrive on board to ensure that it is suitable to the barge?s electrical system.
There is an outside deck area at the Bow of the barge with a large table and seating for 8 guests.
Shannon Princess River Cruise All cabins have a closet with ample storage space, private bathroom, central heating, bottled water and chocolates. The cabins are all well above the waterline with large opening panoramic windows 6ft 5" x 1ft 6" (2m x 0.5m), allowing unrestricted views. Each cabin has an en-suite bathroom measuring 3ft 3" x 6ft 6" (1m x 2m). All have shower, hand basin, WC and have tiled floors and walls with white or stainless steel fittings. Each is supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, shower cap, towels, robes & hairdryer. There is an extractor fan but no windows in any of the bathrooms.
Each suite has individually controlled heating & air conditioning.
Wi-Fi is available on board for guests to connect to the internet who bring their own laptop or phone. This is subject to availability in some remote locations. Guests can also gain access to the internet at libraries and cyber cafes whilst visiting towns and villages during the cruise.
There are no passenger phones on board Shannon Princess.
The light & airy Saloon is 20ft (6m) x 35ft (10.6m) and the height is 6ft 9? (2.1m). The modern interior is carpeted throughout and there are 2 large sofas, 3 armchairs and 2 coffee tables. The dining table seats all 10 passengers at a single sitting and there is a fully stocked bar. Large picture windows run along 3 sides of the Saloon which is on the same level as the cabins. There are 11 steps from the Saloon to the Upper Deck with a handrail.
Shannon Princess is wired for 220 volts / 50 hertz with a 110 volt socket in each bathroom for shaving. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliances, which should correspond to the standard UK 3-pin plug. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please ask one of the crew when you arrive on board to ensure that it is suitable to the barge?s electrical system.
There is a very large sundeck measuring 1,800ft² (167m²) on the upper-deck. There are 2 steamer chairs, 8 reclining chairs and a large circular dining table with matching chairs and a parasol for al-fresco dining. There is also a hot-tub. From the sun deck there are 11 steps down to the saloon and cabins on the lower deck.
Absoluut2 River Cruise Maximum 8 passengers / 2 Junior Suites and 2 Staterooms. Both the Junior Suites and Staterooms can be configured with either 2 single beds or a double bed.
All cabins have an en-suite bathroom with shower, hand basin & WC, opening windows, a fitted closet, drawer space and a flat screen TV.
Each en-suite has a shower cubicle, WC and hand basin. All have tiled walls & floor, and are supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, face-cloths, bath-robes and hairdryers.
Each cabin has individually controlled Air Conditioning and Central Heating.
There is a multimedia centre with a PC connected to the internet for guests' use. There is also Wi-Fi throughout the barge for guests' bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote areas.
There are no passenger telephones aboard Absoluut2.
The barge is wired for 220 and 240 volts (not 110 volts). We recommend you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on-board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge's electrical system.
Absoluut2 has 2 Sundecks, 1 at the stern and 1 at the bow.
The Sundeck at the Stern measures 16ft² (4.85m²) and here you'll find the hot-tub for 4 people.
The Sundeck at the Bow measures 32ft (9.7m) x 16ft (4.85m) and has 8 reclining chairs, a large table for al-fresco dining and parasols for shade.
Clair de Lune River Cruise All beds face the large panoramic windows which all open. All cabins have a writing desk with chair and have a fitted closet with hanging space, shoe storage and drawers. There is also storage space in drawers under the beds for empty suitcases .All 3 Junior Suites are the same size: 135ft² (12.5m²) which includes the bathroom. Ceiling height in all cabins is 6ft 7" (2.05m).
Each Junior Suite has a stylish en-suite bathroom with hair dryer, shower, wash basin and WC. All are supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels and bathrobes.
Each suite has Air Conditioning & Central Heating.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on Clair de Lune.
The Saloon is 323ft² (30m²) and is furnished with two sofas, coffee table, a fully stocked Bar with a drinks cabinet and fridge and the dining table which seats all guests at single sittings. Beautiful Mediterranean sycamore and cherry wood furnishings lend a sophistication to the modern and relaxing interior. The wooden interior of the saloon and the cabins comes from the Plane trees which line the Canal du Midi. The height of the saloon is 7ft 3" (2.2m).
The barge is wired for 220 and 240 volts but not 110 volts. We suggest you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French two-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge?s electrical system.
Clair de Lune has a large 39.4ft x 16.4ft (12m x 1.7m) sundeck equipped with a handsome teak table and 6 chairs for alfresco dining under a parasol. There are 4 sun loungers and a 5-person, heated outdoor Jacuzzi (spa pool).
Panache River Cruise All suites can be configured with twin beds or a double bed. All cabin?s have fitted wardrobes, 2 bedside tables with reading lamps, a writing desk & chair and a TV/DVD mounted on the wall. All Junior Suites have an en-suite bathroom which runs the length of the cabin and is accessed through a sliding door. Each has an extractor fan, WC, and the showers have massage jets and glass sliding doors. There are 2 wash basins with mirrors and cupboard storage below each sink with 6 shelves. All are supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers.
Each cabin has individually controlled heating / cooling units.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests bringing their own appliances. Connectivity can be limited in remote locations.
There is no passenger telephone on Panache.
The comfortable and spacious saloon is approximately 600ft² (55.7m²) and is entered from the outside deck through double wooden doors and 4 steps with hand-rails. The room is bright & airy and has 6 large panoramic windows on each side. It is divided by a glass partition, giving separate lounge and dining areas. The lounge is furnished with a large ?U shaped? leather Chesterfield which seats 10 guests. There are also 2 armchairs and a large glass coffee table. There is a library of books, CDs and DVDs and an open bar area. There is also an electronic piano. The dining area has a large table seating up to 12 guests at a single sitting. From the saloon there are 6 steps to the cabin area where Ravel & Debussy are located. There are 4 additional steps down to the level of the 4 other Junior Suites.
The barge is wired for 220 and 240 volts (not 110 volts). We recommend you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plugs. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please speak to a crew member on arrival to ensure it is suitable for the barge?s electrical system.
The Sundeck on Panache is 375ft² (34.8m²) and for al-fresco dining and relaxing there is a large table and 12 chairs. There are large parasols providing shade. The heated hot tub seats 6 guests and measures 5ft x 7ft (1.5m x 2.1m).
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