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MS Johann Strauss


Introducing the newly renovated and renamed MS Johann Strauss (formerly MS Sound of Music). Not only has the ship received a new name, but it will also be receiving a new updated look. Each cabin of this premium ship provides a relaxing private sanctuary on the river. Like any luxury hotel, individual staterooms offer a comfortable retreat after a full day of exploring and a window to drink in the passing scenery. Each has a fully equipped bathroom with a shower, bath & body products, hairdryer, and built-in closets. Furthermore, each cabin is furnished with a safe deposit box, individual thermostat for air conditioning and heating, direct-dial telephone and a flat-screen TV with satellite. All mattresses are new as well.

(Ship renovated prior to this season. See all new photos below of ship and public areas.)

NOTE: All staterooms are outside cabins with a window. Cabins are furnished with two beds which can be separated on request.

Danube & Rhine Suites (A & B) – French Balcony with Sliding Doors – 210 sqft – 2 suites
Walk-in Closet, In-room Coffee Maker, Larger Bathroom

Danube Deck Premium – 165 sqft – 23 rooms
Cabins 301-323, 325
Floor to Ceiling French Balcony with Sliding Doors

Rhine Deck Junior Suite – 195 sqft – 10 rooms
Cabins 205 -210, 401-404
Panoramic Window (Non-openable)

Rhine Deck Deluxe – 165 sqft – 23 rooms
Cabins 211- 212, 214-233, 235
Middle of deck
Semi-French Balconies (Openable)

Rhine Deck Standard – 165 sqft – 4 rooms
Cabins 201-204
Forward on deck
Panoramic Window (Non-openable)

Moselle Deck Standard – 128 sqft – 10 rooms
Cabins 101-110
Middle of deck
Window (Non-openable)


Staterooms & Suites

Danube & Rhine Suites (A & B) - French Balcony with Sliding Doors - 210 sqft - 2 suites

Danube Deck Premium with French Balcony with Sliding Doors- 165 sq ft – 23 rooms

Rhine Deck Junior Suite - Panorama Non-Openable Window - 195 sqft - 10 rooms / Bottom Photos are Cabins 401-404

Rhine Deck Deluxe - Semi-French Balcony Openable - 165 sqft - 23 rooms

Rhine Deck Standard - Panorama Non-Openable Window - 165 sqft - 4 rooms

Moselle Deck Standard - Outside Non-Openable Window - 128 sqft - 10 rooms

Deck Plans


Waltz on board the newly renovated Johann Strauss and enter the melodic elegance of European river cruising. Your heart will want “to sing every song it hears” as you relish the bright, whimsical style of this delightful ship. The rich and famous traveled through Europe in style, enjoying elaborate meals, intriguing company, and fine wines. Now you can too. The Johann Strauss resonates fanciful style, drawing you into your own whimsical journey along the iconic Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers.

Everything on board the enchanting Johann Strauss resounds bright and airy elegance, infused with imagination and vibrant color. Panoramic views from the Wachau Lounge and Bar engulf you in the surrounding fairytale landscape. Well appointed, comfortable sofas and chairs beckon passengers to relax and drink in the bordering ambiance. Your stay on the Johann Strauss will be a fairy-tale dream in itself, not to mention the captivating ports of call.

Dining on the Johann Strauss is a symphony of pleasures. Seated at private tables with crisp white linen, candles, embossed silver and fine porcelain, you will dine in style. The cuisine of the Johann Strauss is truly inspired. Freshly prepared dishes made with local ingredients are graciously served along with recommendations of carefully selected wines. Whilst you enjoy the relaxed conversation and watch the landscape tranquility pass you by, courses seamlessly follow one another. Breakfasts and lunches on the Johann Strauss are à la carte, and of a lyrical allure. In the afternoons, you can enjoy the Afternoon Tea, a European tradition. Bon appétit!

This fanciful ship offers you the ideal way to discover the romantic Heart of Europe. Enjoy the extraordinary devotion of the warm and caring staff on this resplendent ship celebrated for its delightful reputation. Once you stay on board, your heart too will be blessed with the MS Johann Strauss. We invite you to immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind experience and take pleasure in a resounding array of onboard amenities.

  • 110 meters of pure effervescence gives you a taste for the private yacht experience
  • Last Renovation 2017
  • Staterooms and Suites 72
  • Attentive Crew Members, a diverse team of associates with fluency in multiple languages, approximately 37 crew
  • Featuring maximum 144 guests
  • Bright and inviting Lounge offering panoramic views and specialty drinks
  • Elegant Restaurant presenting a myriad of choices for your dining pleasure
  • Concierge services, laundry, business center, safe deposit boxes
  • Top Sun Deck featuring sun chairs to take in the fresh air along with the fairytale scenery

If you would like to see the drink prices and Bar Menus click here.



This ship is embarking upon the following cruises:

Mailing Address:
4400 Tuscany Island Court Winter Park, FL 32792