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  • amasonata-lounge.jpg - The lounge aboard the 164-passenger AmaSonata, which offers itineraries that include Budapest and Austria.
  • amasonata-pool.jpg - AmaSonata features a heated pool with a swim-up bar and superb views of the Danube, Rhine and Main rivers.
  • amasonata-dining.jpg - Enjoy classic dishes and regionally inspired cuisine made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients on AmaSonata.
  • AmaSonata-twin-balcony-stateroom - The twin balcony stateroom aboard AmaWaterways' AmaSonata,
  • amasonata-stateroom.jpg - Enjoy the passing landscapes along the Danube, Rhine and Main rivers during your vacation on AmaSerena.
  • AmaSonata-exterior - The 164-passenger AmaSonata debuted in July 2014 and is running itineraries that include Budapest and Austria. The river ship offers a choice of dining venues and a heated pool with swim-up bar.
  • facades-Amsterdam-Holland - The facades of traditional buildings in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • cathedral-brussels-belgium - St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral in Brussels, Belgium.
  • cycling-Delft-Holland - Cycling near Delft, between The Hague and Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

AmaSonata: Spacious, purpose-built river cruise experience


The 164-passenger AmaSonata offers all you've come to expect from upscale river cruise line AmaWaterways. Sister ship to AmaCerto, the AmaSonata features the line's signature "Twin Balconies" in most staterooms. The accommodations are spacious and measure 210 to 235 sq. ft., with four suites measuring 350 sq. ft.

Passengers will enjoy gourmet dining with free-flowing fine wines at multiple onboard dining venues, a heated sun deck swimming pool with a swim-up bar, fitness center, spa, complimentary ship-wide Wi-Fi, in-room "Infotainment" system and a fleet of bicycles for passengers to enjoy on-land adventures.

Who will like sailing on AmaSonata

Discerning travelers looking for a luxurious all-inclusive cruise experience on Europe's Danube river. 

Where AmaSonata sails

Home port: Amsterdam

Destinations: AmaSonata sails the Danube and Rhine waterways. Consider a Tulip Time cruise to see the Netherlands and Belgium in springtime. 

Ratings & awards


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Cruises on this ship

Dining & cuisine 

AmaSonata offers an array of dining options. Enjoy Chaine des Ro'tisseurs culinary creations in the main dining room or in the Chef's Table restaurant with its own private chef, two wine bar venues, plus a casual al fresco bistro. On select days, guests can enjoy a lunch outdoors on the Sun Deck.

Small group excursions

Set your own pace on shore excursions and enjoy the full attention of your guide. Enjoy complimentary small group shore excursions.

Say cheese: the Kaasmarkt (Cheese Market) in Alkmaar, north of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
NBTC Holland MarketingSay cheese: the Kaasmarkt (Cheese Market) in Alkmaar, north of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Additional ship features

  • Sun decks with lounge chairs and retractable roof
  • Main Lounge with with bar, piano and dance floor
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • 24-hour specialty coffee and tea station
  • Heated pool with swim-up bar and whirlpool 
  • Gift shop and fireside library
  • Fitness room
  • Massage and hair salon
  • Bicycles on board
  • Glass elevator
  • Walking track
  • Wine bar

Stateroom amenities 

  • "Twin Balconies" are 235 and 210 sq. ft. and French Balcony Staterooms are 170 sq. ft.
  • In-room safe, hair dryer, full-length mirror, ample closet space and direct dial telephone
  • Flat-screen TVs with local and satellite channels
  • Hotel-style white on white, plush bedding and terry bathrobes
  • Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads 
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
  • Extra sitting area in Suites featuring a sofa and two chairs
  • Suites have large bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower

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Top highlights on this ship

  • What: AmaSonata exterior
  • All outside staterooms feature the distinctive "Twin Balcony" concept
  • All staterooms have AmaWaterways' Infotainment system, including complimentary Internet access, first run Hollywood movies and music library
  • Multiple outdoor decks offering panoramic views

Fast facts

164 Passengers [?]
49 Crew
4 Decks
2013 Maiden voyage
3,600 Tonnage [?]
443 Length in feet
38 Width in feet (max beam)
13 speed (mph) [?]


“AmaSonata is set to be chic, with high-quality appointment and delightful interior décor. Expect excellent cuisine and good service in a stylish, contemporary river ship.”

Berlitz: River Cruising in Europe

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