MS Sonesta Nile Goddess

MS Sonesta Nile Goddess cruise ship

Cruise line
Nile River Cruises

Specifications of MS Sonesta Nile Goddess

Year of build1989  /  Age: 34
BuilderMaasara Shipyard (Cairo, Egypt)
ClassNile River hotel ship
Ferry route / homeportsLuxor-Aswan
Speed12 kn / 22 km/h / 14 mph
Length (LOA)72 m / 236 ft
Beam (width)14 m / 46 ft
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2003
OwnerSonesta International Hotels Corporation
OperatorSonesta Hotels and Resorts Egypt

MS Sonesta Nile Goddess Review

Review of MS Sonesta Nile Goddess

MS Sonesta Nile Goddess is a top-luxury hotel ship for Nile River cruises in Egypt, on 3-, 4- and 7-night itineraries between homeports Luxor and Aswan. The vessel is owned by Sonesta International Hotels Corporation and operated by its subsidiary company Sonesta Hotels and Resorts. The cruise ship has passenger capacity 114 (plus 50 crew/staff) and 57 staterooms.

MS Sonesta Nile Goddess hotel ship (Nile River, Egypt)


There are 49 deluxe cabins, 4 Senator Suites and 4 Presidential Suites which boast private balconies. All cabins feature individual climate control; private, direct-dial telephone; safety deposit box; mini-bar; television and movie program; hairdryer. The bathrooms are equipped with bathtubs. Smoking on the ship is allowed, but only on open deck (outdoor) areas.

Shipboard facilities

A variety of special facilities and services are available on the Sonesta Nile Goddess. The list of onboard amenities includes a restaurant, discotheque (night club), bars, live nightly entertainment, room service, gym, guided excursions, spacious sun deck with a swimming pool.

MS Sonesta Nile Goddess cruise price inclusions:

  • "Meet & Assist" service (upon embarkation/disembarkation), as well as assistance during the stay onboard and also on tours and excursions ashore
  • 5-star Accommodation on full board basis
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • All "Nile Cruise" excursions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sights between Aswan and Luxor
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All service charges and taxes.

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