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PHOTOS: Step inside one of the world's most luxurious river cruise ships

The SS Maria Theresa: Three decks, an elevator, 75 rooms, €10,729 a pop.

Image: Uniworld

LUXURY RIVER CRUISE ship operator Uniworld has 19 ships that travel along rivers in Europe, Russia, Egypt, and China.

The company recently introduced a new one to its fleet: the S.S. Maria Theresa.

The ship has a staff of 57, a total of 75 rooms, and can accommodate up to 150 guests. The lavish interior makes the ship comparable to a baroque palace.

Cruises on the ship range from eight to 15 days and cost anywhere between $3,200 to around $12,000 per person (€2,861 to €10,729).

Here’s the S.S. Maria Theresa ship from the outside. It’s 443 feet in length, has three decks, and an elevator.

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The ship has three different routes, all of which are in Europe. The longest — European jewels — goes from Budapest to Amsterdam in 15 days and makes stops in Cologne, Germany, among other cities.

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The two other routes go between Passau and Budapest. One of the main stops is the town of Salzburg in Austria.

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The lobby features a portrait of Maria Theresa herself, the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg.

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The reception is no less exquisite.

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The Habsburg salon is a perfect place to sip some afternoon tea…

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Or enjoy a drink with a view.

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For a more fancy meal, guests can head to the baroque restaurant.

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The Viennese cafe is a little less formal.

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Despite its beautiful mirrored walls.

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The design of the ship’s leopard lounge is more sleek and modern. Those in the lounge can either sit by the bar…

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Or watch as other guests swim in the lounge’s glass-enclosed pool.

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Here’s a better view of the pool, which offers spectacular views of the passing scenery.

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It looks especially inviting when lit up at night.

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For those looking for more traditional entertainment, there’s the Lipizzan theater.

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Here’s one of the ship’s corridors which leads to its incredible bedrooms.

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There are spacious staterooms with large windows that open onto gorgeous views.

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And smaller staterooms as well. There are 64 in total on the ship.

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The next step up is a suite.

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It’s even more spacious and includes a sitting area along with multiple windows.

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The suite bathroom features a shower, sink, and more than enough mirrors.

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Here’s some additional seating area in one of the suites.

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Plenty of room to gaze out the window.

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And then there’s the royal suite.

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It doesn’t get any more luxurious than this.

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