East King (Orient Royal Cruises)


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East King

East King
First Class service and facilities; Celebrities' Choice; Fast selling in Sep & Oct...
Customize a China trip with East King

As China's first five-star deluxe river cruise ships, the "East King" and the "East Queen", owned and managed by Hubei Orient Royal Cruise Ship Limited, are respectively started operation in August 1994 and April 1995. It is the best ship on the Yangtze River.

  • Started Operating: Sep.1994
  • Last Refurbished: Mar. 2004
  • Capacity: 160 passengers
  • Length (ft): 300
  • Beam (ft): 54
  • Star-Rating: 5
  • Price from: Price is for per person and an indication only.  It can vary slightly in reference to exchange rate, your travel time and prefered itinerary.

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  • Finland made diesel engines (Arsela 8R 22126)
  • At least 65% of the luxurious interiors are imported from Europe and America.
  • The navigation system is supplied by the Japanese firm-FUR UNO and the satellite communications by the Norwegian Firm EB.
  • The Danish "Hi-Pres" air-conditioning ensures a comfortable temperature of around 220C in every corner onboard.
  • Careful designs and elaborate equipment, both ships provide international standard of comfort and service unmatched on the river.

  • Both ships boast well sanitation Conditions. There is a clinic with a doctor on the boat and sufficient Common medicines. All the cleaning cloths are used only once. And the boat is disinfected with Johnston products before the passengers board it. They try to keep every corner on the boat ventilated by opening every possible window or gate. All the appliances, like towels, sheets, dishware, and bathrooms in the cabin are disinfected with Johnson products or distilled.

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    Facilities onboard

    Service Desk with Safety Deposit
    Beauty Salon
    Health Clinic
    Children’s Playroom
    Sun Deck
    Observation Decks - outside
    Observations Decks - enclosed
    Free Mineral Water
    Business Center: Internet, Fax, Coping, Printing, International Telecom
    Conference Hall
    Meeting Rooms
    Multipurpose Rooms
    Card Room
    Games Room
    Smoking Room
    Live entertainment
    Dancing / Disco
    Dining Rooms –Chinese and western
    Banquet Hall
    Bar / Café
    Central Air conditioning


    Similar in comfort and luxury, both ships offer the largest passenger cabins on the Yangtze River. The East King and the East Queen both provide accommodation for 192 passengers in 96 cabins, including 2 Royal Suites and 2 Executive Suites. Large picture windows in each beautifully-appointed stateroom offer breathtaking views of the scenery alongside the River.


    Shipboard dining offers a choice of Asian and Western menus for your dining pleasure. The main dining room serves a variety of sumptuous Chinese and international entrees. To enhance your meals, they have an extensive selection of fine wines from around the world. For more casual dining or an aromatic cup of coffee, enjoy the Cruise Café located on the Bridge Deck.

    Service & Activities

    They offer a wonderful mix of recreation and entertainment facilities. General shipboard amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center, health spa with a sauna, steam-bath and invigorating massage, a beauty salon, shops and private KTV rooms. Entertainment spots include our popular Valentino's Nightclub where passengers can sing or dance the night away, game rooms, cafes and restaurants. In addition to offering exciting shore excursions, on-board activities include movies, Tai Chi classes, cooking classes, Chinese calligraphy lectures, theme lectures on Chinese family and culture, Mah-jong, Bingo, chess games and a festive Chinese wedding night.

    Photos and Cabins

    Standard Room

    Standard Room

    Coffee Bar

    Conference Room



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