The Amadeus Diamond is one of Cruise West's newest ships. She offers beautiful Danube River itinerary and a small ship experience that will help make cruises more memorable. The ship has a capacity of 148 passengers, with a crew of 40.
- Sleek design with lots of windows to let in the light
- Balconies with full windows in 80% of cabins, all cabins have views
- Sports activities include golfing and a fitness room
- Convenient open dining arrangements with a varied menu
- Internet stations are available
The Panorama Restaurant handles all passengers' dining needs. Open seating is offered for mealtimes. This allows passengers increased flexibility in when they eat and who they eat with. Most tables seat 2 to 4 guests. The menu includes both multi-course Continental cuisine and regional dishes.
The Nautik Cafe is adjacent to the spa and serves healthy alternatives.
Entertainment and Nightlife
The ship has two bars, the Panorama Bar and the Lido Bar. The Panorama Bar is the main bar. The Lido Bar is located on the sun deck near the pool.
An orchestra plays at night, and lectures on local plant and wildlife are offered throughout the day. Other evening highlights include operettas and local folk music.
All cabins have plenty of space, with a range of 170 to 304 square feet. All of the cabins offer river views. The majority have balconies that include French doors and full-length windows. Amenities in all rooms (except for single cabins) include twin beds convertible to a queen, adjustable temperature controls, phones, and interactive TV's. Cabins with a single bed are available for passengers traveling alone.
The Amadeus Diamond has a class of suites that include full baths with separate tubs and showers, a sofa bed to accommodate extra guests, and mini-bar. All the cabins are tastefully decorated in a contemporary style.
The main lobby area has plenty of space, and has large windows that keep the area well-lit.
A pool provides passengers with a good place to cool off. Fitness enthusiasts will definitely be able to keep up with their exercise thanks to the fitness center. A putting green serves the needs of golfers. A walking track is located on the sun deck, allowing walkers to have a nice view of the passing scenery.
A hairdresser is onboard if you'd like to treat yourself to a new hairstyle. A masseuse is available to help treat sore muscles or just help you relax, and a spa provides other treatments.
A full Internet station lets passengers keep in touch while cruising. The Amadeus Club library is a nice, quiet retreat.
The ship has a gift shop is you'd like to find something nice to bring home.
The policy is for passengers to tip at their discretion. The recommended tip is $12 per day, per person.
Taking the Kids
Most of the passengers onboard are adults. The children’s' facilities found on larger vessels aren't present on a ship this size.