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MPS Rotterdam


River Cruises on the MPS Rotterdam

Welcome aboard the MPS Rotterdam

2015 is the Rotterdam’s seventh year with Shearings – and it’s easy to see why this impressive vessel has become such a firm favourite. Offering luxury without pretention, the four-deck Rotterdam is truly a ship for all seasons, with relaxing river cruises throughout spring, summer, autumn and winter – including Christmas and New Year. This popular ship fills up fast, so book early to secure your cabin.

Life on board

Step on board the inviting Rotterdam and you’ll immediately feel right at home. You’ll find most of the ship’s impressive facilities on the Lounge Deck. The stylish main lounge area is spacious, decorated in rich, warm colours, with a dance floor and offering panoramic views from which you can watch the world float by. It’s also a great place to get to you know your fellow travellers. The large Sun Deck has plenty of room for everybody. Soak up the sun from one of the loungers, or relax in the spacious sheltered area if you’d rather stay in the shade. You’ll also find an exercise bicycle to help you keep in shape while on board.

Your tour manager will keep you entertained with on-board activities during the day, while in the evening you can sit back and relax (or get up and dance!) to the sounds of our resident musician. And the Rotterdam’s team are more than just staff members – they’ll become fellow travelling companions. The crew’s spectacular farewell evening show is a highlight of any Rotterdam cruise.


When you’re on holiday it’s nice to have those creature comforts, so we’re delighted to showcase our selection of cabins offering multi-channel satelite TV, telephone, centrally regulated air conditioning and heating. All cabins are fitted with private bathroom facilities, including a shower and toilet. Most cabins have a dressing table.

Grade C+ Superior Twin cabins are more spacious and are situated on the Main Deck. Grade B+ Superior Twin cabins also feature sliding windows. Grade A Superior Twin. As per grade B, located on promendae Deck, more spacious approximate size of 14m2. Cabins have sliding windows.

MPS Rotterdam deck plan

Food and drink

Each day on the Rotterdam starts with the delights of the breakfast buffet, offering a wide choice of English and Continental breakfast treats. At lunchtime, you’ll enjoy a table-served starter before helping yourself to the buffet, with a choice of hot dish, cold meats, cheeses, salads and fresh fruits. Your four-course evening meal will be full table service, giving you the chance to sample the traditional cuisine or specialities of the places you’re visiting. And the impressive six-course Captain’s dinner is not to be missed.

All meals are served in the stylish Lounge Deck restaurant, allowing you to admire some of Europe’s most stunning scenery as you sample the delightful delicacies.

Fact File

  • Length: 75.76 metres
  • Width: 11.22 metres
  • Accommodation refurbished: 2013
  • Passenger capacity: 107
  • Passenger decks: 4
  • Our rating: 4 star

See river cruises on board the MPS Rotterdam

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