Boat-Hotel MS Carmen 4* - Strasbourg - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Discover the historic city of Strasbourg this Christmas with a unique stay on board the MS Carmen 4*, an elegant ship perfect for a unique and memorable getaway!
  • You will stay docked in the port of Strasbourg, allowing you to experience all this city's stunning sights including the Gothic Cathedral and well-preserved timber houses.
  • Our members can choose from four different cabins on the boat, as well as enjoying breakfast each morning and other exclusive extras!

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Your Destination

Capital of the Alsace region of France, Strasbourg is an important city, hosting a number of European Institutions, and operating as one of the three main capitals of the European Union alongside Brussels and Luxembourg.

The city's historic centre is a feat of beauty. Chiefly known for its sandstone Gothic Cathedral, with its famous astronomical clock, Strasbourg has a wonderfully preserved city centre, which was the first of its kind to be awarded the distinction as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Strasbourg Christmas Markets 2019 (late Nov-late Dec)

Christmas is the perfect time to visit Strasbourg, when this charming Alsation town lights up with a magical festive market! The Christkindelsmärik is the main event in the city, held in the Place Broglie in the heart of the town. Here, you'll find stalls decked out in fairy lights, selling a host of Christmas gifts so you can bring the magic home with you. Afterwards, take a visit to the city's Great Christmas Tree in the heart of the Place Kléber - the perfect place to enjoy a warming drink and soak up the festivities!

Local Attractions

  • Petite-France: 3.6 km / 45 min walk
  • Strasbourg Cathedral: 2.6 km / 35 min walk
  • Palais Rohan: 2.6 km / 35 min walk
  • Alsatian Museum: 2.9 km / 40 min walk

Boat-Hotel MS Carmen 4*

Step on board the MS Carmen 4* and enjoy a unique stay in the historic city of Strasbourg! This elegant boat is docked in the Belgian quay in Strasbourg for the duration of your stay, ready to welcome guests on board for a cosy break among modern interiors. With a variety of accommodation options, guests will find something to suit their stay, and there are plenty of additional services on board including a gourmet restaurant and bar area! 

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a choice between a Main Deck Double Cabin, Intermediate Deck Double Cabin, an Upper Deck Double Cabin, or a Lower Deck Single Cabin.

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Small Christmas gift in cabin upon arrival

Main Deck Double Cabin

These larger rooms on the Main Deck are perfect for couples - take advantage of all the same amenities including complimentary wifi and a TV, as well as a porthole (not opening) so these rooms feel bright and airy.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Intermediate Deck Double Cabin

For a more comfortable stay, you might choose a cabin on the Intermediate Deck. These rooms benefit from spacious interiors and contain all the same features as Lower Deck and Main Deck rooms, but also include a large window so you can admire views of the river from your room!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Upper Deck Double Cabin

For the most indulgent stay on the MS Carmen, choose an Upper Deck Cabin. Equipped with similar facilities and amenities, these rooms grant guests the added service of a French balcony, allowing you to admire the views from the river all day long!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Lower Deck Single Cabin

Choose a cosy Lower Deck room for your stay in Strasbourg. Equipped with everything you'll need for your restful stay on the MS Carmen including a shower and toilet, hairdryer, TV, and a safe, you're sure to have a stress-free stay.

Sleeps up to

1 Adult

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Bed and Breakfast stay.

Our members have the option to add one 4-course dinner per person (excluding drinks) to their stay at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Complimentary aperitif per room when guests buy a meal in one of 7 restaurants in Strasbourg
At the restaurant on board the MS Carmen 4*, guests can treat themselves to a range of freshly-prepared meals, and when you're not feasting in the restaurant, enjoy a drink from the lobby bar. Wander outside to the partially-covered sun deck to soak up the city views with your refreshing beverage, and at the end of the day retiure to the indoor bar for a relaxing evening.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

Of course, no trip to Strasbourg would be complete without admiring the stunning Christmas Markets! Wander the cobbled streets of the old town and soak up the sights and sounds of this traditional market - this is bound to be a memorable winter getaway! You might also wish to visit the city's Gothic Cathedral, which lays claim to the title of world's tallest building between 1647 and 1874!

Your Journey to Boat-Hotel MS Carmen

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: It may be possible to add return transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Car Hire: For the freedom to explore your destination at your own pace, Sixt car hire may be added at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability and Sixt office opening times upon your arrival).


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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter France. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the French Foreign Ministry and if necessary, confirm with the French Embassy. 


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

If you are travelling to the EU, the UK government recommends that you have six months left on your passport on the date of your arrival to an EU country. You should also check when your passport was renewed.

If you renewed a 10-year adult passport before it expired, extra months may have been added to your passport’s expiry date. These extra months over 10 years will not count towards the 6 months that must be remaining. The UK Government has published a website tool to check the validity of your passport under these rules:

You can renew your passport online or by going to a Post Office with a Check and Send service:

If your passport does not meet the criteria for third-country nationals, you may be denied entry to any of the Schengen area countries. 

Please visit for further information.

Location Information

The address of your property: Port des croisières de Strasbourg, 27 Quai des Belges, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Distance from Strasbourg Airport to Boat-Hotel MS Carmen: 19.2 km / 25 mins.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 75
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 11 am

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Parking in wharf subject to availability

Room Facilities

  • Shower and toilet
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating


  • Restaurant
  • Panoramic Bar & Lounge
  • Hot beverage machine

Leisure Facilities

  • Library
  • Sun deck (with smoking area)

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.
The minimum age for driving a hire car in France is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver.  The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on the collection of the vehicle and in some cases, a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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