Overnight Accommodations

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    Nights  1-7

    Aboard your 443-ft. riverboat

    Europe's inland waterways

    The 443-foot (135-meter) riverboats of Tauck's Destination Fleet – including ms Joy and ms Savor (operating on the Danube), and ms Grace and ms Inspire (operating on the Rhine) – continue to set standards for quality, comfort, the most space per guest, and the most suites on Europe’s rivers. These longer ships (443 feet or 135 meters in length) accommodate a maximum of 130 guests in a total of 67 cabins. 22 suites (300 sq. ft.) offer walk-in closets, spacious baths, and two French balconies with floor-to-ceiling windows. 32 cabins (225 sq. ft.) include 8 innovative “loft cabins” providing additional light and views on the lower deck. Standard cabins (150 sq. ft.) are comfortable and similar in décor to our suites. All have in-room movies, minibar, adjustable heating & cooling, a private bathroom with shower and sumptuous toiletries and bedding. Public spaces boast panoramic windows, a Sun Deck, a casual dining venue – Arthur's – a panoramic cocktail lounge and our main dining room, The Compass Rose.

  • Extend Your Trip:
    (subject to availability)

    Many Tauck travelers prefer arriving at their destination a day before their Tauck journey begins, or often extend a stay at the end of their trip. As a service, Tauck will make hotel reservations before and after your journey.

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    Arrive Early

    Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois - Basel, Switzerland

    Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois is one of Europe’s oldest city hotels and exudes the charm and elegance of a historic grand hotel, offering everything that discerning guests are entitled to expect from a hotel in the five-star category. Location is everything, and Les Trois Rois is set in the heart of Basel, in the center of the Old Town and on the banks of the Rhine. The award-winning hotel (including a spot on Condé Nast Traveler's 2014 Gold List) features rooms that are designed in neo-classic or art-deco style, furnished with antique furniture and works of art. Standard fittings include a Bang & Olufsen flat screen television with satellite TV, Bang & Olufsen DVD/CD player, Internet access (LAN or WLAN), direct-dial telephone, fax connection, safe and minibar with free soft drinks. You'll find that dining is a pleasure – the Cheval Blanc restaurant was awarded 2 Michelin stars and 18 Gault Millau points. Other amenities include a fitness center and sauna.

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    Stay Later

    Excelsior Hotel Ernst - Köln, Germany

    The Excelsior Hotel Ernst, a historic grand hotel that’s been family-owned since 1863, combines valuable traditions with important innovations in a stylish manner in the heart of Köln (Cologne). One of Europe’s great grand hotels throughout much of the 20th century, the Excelsior Hotel Ernst – situated next to the iconic Kölner Dom (Cologne Cathedral) – has since the year 2000 enjoyed a series of extensive renovations and restorations, resulting in a perfect symbiosis of modern technology and traditional ambiance. Spacious, individually designed guest rooms reflect discreet luxury with a cozy sitting area decorated in warm and harmonic colors, an antique desk, and a large marble bath. All feature air conditioning, a safe, pillow menu with a wide choice of pillows, satellite TV, minibar and more. The hotel’s two award-winning restaurants – The Hanse Stube, Köln’s prime address for many years, and taku, the Michelin star-awarded restaurant offering authentic East Asian cuisine across from Kölner Dom – promise many moments of culinary magic.


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