NEW! ms River Discovery II
The newest member of the Vantage Fleet will be launched on March 2012. Designed with the Vantage traveler in mind, it will offer more and bigger suites, including an Owner's suite.
- Ships designed with the American traveler in mind
- Owner’s Suite is 330 square feet with all the amenities of a Deluxe suite including a mini-bar.
- FREE state-of-the-art interactive features onboard, including video on demand, access to many US TV channels, GPS tracking, and ship-wide wireless internet!
- Single cabins
- 78% of staterooms have French balconies
- All staterooms feature twin beds that convert to a double
- Large Flatscreen color TV
- Intimate cruising with no more than 176 passengers on board
- Single seating dining with a tempting menu of American and European favorites, plus wine with dinner at Captain’s Welcome & Farewell Dinners
- Elevator between each deck in the interior of the ship.
- Non-smoking throughout interior (designated smoking area on open-air Solaris Deck)
- Best crew-to-staff ratio you’ll find anywhere! Better than 4-to-1!
Le Méridien Etoile
(Paris, France trip extension only)
Where else would you want to be in Paris but on the banks of the Seine? This First-Class hotel is centrally located on the Right Bank. It’s just steps from the Champs-Elysees, with many of Paris’s most celebrated sights within easy access. The Luxor Obelisk, Place de Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre are all nearby. Amenities include currency exchange, 24 hour concierge, gift shop, safe deposit boxes, jazz club, and L'Orénoc Restaurant. Guest rooms feature air conditioning, hair dryer, cable/satellite television, and Internet access.
Fairmont Monte Carlo
(Monaco trip extension only)
Immerse yourself in the beauty and sophistication of Monaco with a stay at the Deluxe Fairmont Monte Carlo, conveniently located in the heart of the principality between the Mediterranean Sea and the legendary Casino of Monte Carlo. In addition to being one of the most prestigious resorts in the city, this resort is also one of the largest in Europe — boasting 602 guest rooms, residences, and suites, two restaurants, a bar, 18 meeting rooms, shopping arcade, in-house casino, wellness facilities, and rooftop pool. This lavish retreat puts the entire destination at your doorstep and allows you to immerse yourself in the region’s joie de vivre. Guest rooms are large and relaxing, offering private terraces, marble bathrooms with bath with shower, and all the latest modern amenities for a comfortable stay.
Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port
The Moderate Deluxe Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port is known as "The best address in Marseille" thanks to its unique views of the town's historic ruins and charming old harbor. The hotel is in a great location, just a short distance from the Château d'If, and the Calanques. The new decor of this luxury hotel is inspired by the history of Marseille and the seafaring world — reminiscent of a sumptuous yacht on the Mediterranean. Dine at Les Trois Forts, the hotel's panoramic restaurant, or sip a cocktail at the Le Carré bar and lounge. In addition, the hotel boasts an outdoor heated swimming pool (in season), a fitness center, hammam, Jacuzzi, and sauna. Amenities include a hair salon,
concierge services, laundry/dry cleaning service, Wi-Fi, and room service. Your room includes air conditioning, phone with voicemail,
radio, safe, satellite/cable TV, Wi-Fi, high-speed Internet access, minibar, and private bath with hair dryer.
Albergo Celide Lucca
(Lucca & Rome trip extension only)
The Albergo Celide is located in the center of Lucca in front of the
wonderful Renaissance Walls of the town. It is a great starting point to visit the surroundings (the hills with the
Renaissance Villas, the places where the Composer Giacomo Puccini lived)
and the other cities of art in Tuscany. Dine in the elegant restaurant, sip an aperitif at the bar, and visit the cozy terrace for charming views of the Renaissance Walls. Guest rooms feature air conditioning, LCD cable/satellite TV, telephone, minibar, safe, and private bathroom with hair dryer.
Grand Hotel Beverly Hills
The First-Class Grand Hotel Beverly Hills is a contemporary-style hotel, centrally located near Via Veneto, with easy access to shopping and the Villa Borghese. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar, concierge services, currency exchange, laundry/dry cleaning services, and room service. Guest rooms feature air conditioning, in-room Broadband Internet access, cable/satellite TV, phone with voicemail, iron/ironing board, minibar, in-room safe, refrigerator, and private bath.
Conrad Brussels Hotel
The Moderate Deluxe Conrad Brussels luxury hotel in Brussels, Belgium is located on the
legendary and highly fashionable Avenue Louise, offering exceptionally
stylish accommodation in sophisticated surroundings. The guestrooms feature all the luxurious facilities for which the Conrad brand is renowned including a large work desk, two direct-dial phone lines with voicemail, as well as Internet connectivity. Additional in-room amenities include a well-stocked mini-bar, coffee maker, snack basket, security safe, interactive television with more than 40 channels, hair dryer and ample storage space. The spacious bathrooms have a separate bath and shower, and are finished in a delicate marble with luxurious toiletries, indulgent bathrobes and comfortable slippers.
Le Méridien Barcelona
(Barcelona trip extension only)
The elegant Le Meridian Barcelona offers Moderate Deluxe accommodations in Barcelona’s bustling downtown area, near many city attractions. The hotel features a health club, concierge service, currency exchange, room service, laundry room, and laundry/dry cleaning service. Your room includes air conditioning, iron/ironing board, safe, phone with voicemail, internet access, TV, and refrigerator. There is a restaurant onsite, as well as many other dining options within easy walking distance.
Le Méridien Piccadilly
(London trip extension only)
Boasting timeless architecture and an unmatched location in London’s West End, the Superior First-Class Le Méridien Piccadilly is recognized as the landmark hotel in Piccadilly Circus. With Central London’s cultural attractions located conveniently within walking distance, you’ll enjoy more time to immerse yourself into all that the city has to offer.
Guest rooms feature a self-service bar, television with international cable channels and in-house films, telephone, Internet access, voicemail, and hair dryer, as well as marble bathrooms complete with bath or shower, bathrobes, and slippers. Relax in the authentic, yet modern, décor of your room, and enjoy beautiful leisure facilities — including one of the largest indoor swimming pools in London.