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MS Gerard Schmitter

Built
2012
Guests
174
Length
110m
Width
11.4m
Staterooms
87
Electricity
220v
Rivers
Danube, Rhine, Seine,
Main, Moselle
Country Regions
Rhine Valley, Alsace & Lorraine, Northern France

Ship Overview

A truly astounding ship is MS Gerard Schmitter. Built in 2012, this is a relatively new asset to CroisiEurope’s fleet and it is also quite impressive in what its dimensions are concerned, too: its 3 decks are put together into 110 m length and 11.04 m width, it holds 88 cabins with a hosting capacity of 176 passengers, perfect for a Rhine river cruising experience. What will make your holiday even better, is the bright and airy design of the ship with a few touches of purple, powder pink and white. It will give you an immediate sense of comfort and coziness.

  • Gift shop to bring bits and pieces of the Rhine river cruise to loved ones
  • Large sundeck with plenty of seats to lay in the sun
  • Elevator service
  • A relaxing lounge bar
  • A terrace where you can enjoy the landscape while sipping a cup of coffee or having a glass of wine.
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning system
  • 230 V electricity
  • Radar
  • TV and video located in the lounge area
  • Wifi available only after paying an additional fee
  • Modernly designed dining room that will match anyone’s culinary experiences.
  • The Upper Deck holds 41 cabins (39 twins, 2 doubles)
  • The Middle Deck holds 21 cabins (16 twins, 4 doubles, 1 double room equipped for disabled)
  • The Lower Deck has 25 cabins (18 twins and 7 rooms with a double bed)

Reviews

  • PE
    Christmas on the romantic Rhine, the enchantment of the Lorelei Rock (port-to-port cruise)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on January 15th, 2020
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Emerton, thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are glad to read you enjoyed the ship. For this Christmas cruise you chose, only the visit of Strasbourg's Christmas market is planned. If you'd like to visit more Christmas markets this year, we have the Christmas cruise reference BMD_PP. During this 7 days and 6 nights trip, you'd be able to visit the Christmas markets of Berlin, Magdeburg and Meissen. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ships. Best regards, CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
  • RE
    Christmas on the romantic Rhine, the enchantment of the Lorelei Rock (port-to-port cruise)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on December 27th, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear client, we are glad to read you enjoyed your cruise, the ship and the food. We duly noted your remarks on the time spent on shore and the entertainement. Thank you for sharing your impressions as it is the best way for us to improve our services even more. We hope we'll still have the pleasure to welcome you on board one of our ships. CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
  • MS
    The romantic Rhine Valley and the rock of the Lorelei (port-to-port cruise) (7 destinations)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on November 2nd, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you Mr. Simpson for your great review. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ship. Best regards CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
  • GL
    The Valley of the romantic Rhine, the Moselle and the Main (port-to-port cruise)
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 28th, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Thank you for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed our services so much. We hope to welcome you again on board one of our ships. Best regards, CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
  • JC
    The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei (port-to-port cruise)
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on August 27th, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Carter, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are glad to read you overall enjoyed your cruise. It is true we offer one choice of meal. However, our cruise director and Chef are at disposal to offer alternatives. We take note of your comment on the vegetables. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you again on board one of our ships. Best regards, CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
  •  reviewer 6
    The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei (port-to-port cruise)
    3.5 - Good
    Written on August 20th, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Nemec, Thank you for your compliments on our staff and food. We are sorry to read about your experience with your cabin. We feel like your review needs further investigation and reply. To do so, we invite you to forward it by email to your travel agent who will get in touch with us. Best regards, Croisieurope Customer Care Department
  • RS
    The Valley of the romantic Rhine, the Moselle and the Main (port-to-port cruise)
    4.0 - Good
    Written on July 27th, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Salomon, Thank you for your review. We are glad to read you had a great time on board our ship. Best regards, Croisieurope Customer Care Department
  • HB
    The romantic Rhine Valley and the rock of the Lorelei (port-to-port cruise) (7 destinations)
    2.5 - Average
    Written on July 22nd, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    We are sorry to read about your experience on board our ship. We make a strong point to care for every passenger the same. Please be assured we'll make sure such a situation does not happen again. This ship was indeed refurbished in 2007. We've taken good note of your remarks and will pass them on to the appropriate persons. Your remark on the breakfast buffet is quite surprising as the staff has to replace the food until 9am. We are sorry if that was not the case during your stay. We hope you'll still choose to cruise with us in the future to enjoy the usual quality of our services. Best regards, CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
  • WK
    The Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei (port-to-port cruise)
    3.5 - Good
    Written on July 21st, 2019
    CroisiEurope River Cruises commented on this review
    Dear Mr. Kliot, We are sorry to read that your dining experience was not entirely satisfactory. We hope you'll still choose to cruise with us in the future. We invite you at the time of your next booking to ask how many English speaking guests are booked. Best regards, CroisiEurope Customer Care Department
  •  reviewer 10

Staterooms / Suites

  • Cabin Upper Deck (140 ft²)
  • Cabin Middle Deck (140 ft²)
  • Cabin Main Deck (140 ft²)

Features

  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Television
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room phone
  • In-room safe
  • Shower
  • Wi-Fi
  • Towels

Deck Plans

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Sun Deck
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Upper Deck
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Middle Deck
 Main Deck  plan
Main Deck
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Categories

Dining

  • Carefully designed menus invite you to experience the exquisite French gastronomy
  • Croisi’s chefs have worked along Michelin-starred giants such as Marc Haeberlin and Paul Bocuse
  • Alain Bohn, Croisi’s head chef, is a member of Maîtres Cuisiniers de France, a 50 years old association including no more than 250 chefs worldwide
  • Enjoy a self-served breakfast buffet abundant in pastries, cold cuts, eggs, various sausage varieties, fresh fruit and yogurt or jams and jellies; quench your thirst with fresh fruit juices and a warm cup of tea or coffee
  • Delight yourself with 3 course lunch and dinner menus cooked using only the freshest of ingredients
  • Your meals will be paired with excellent complimentary wines
  • All lunch and dinner meals are served at fixed times and in a single seating for all passengers
  • Croisi provides free beverages on all cruises including mineral water, fruit juice, coffee, tea, beer or house wine
  • Some cruises include an open bar, but for those that don’t, travelers can purchase a €30 drink card that will cover beverages served at the bar; any amount of money remaining on your card will be reimbursed at the end of the cruise
  • Premium vintage wines, as well as champagne are available at an additional charge on all cruises

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