Specifications of MS Sonesta St George
|Year built||2011 / Age: 11|
|Builder||Maasara Shipyard (Cairo, Egypt)|
|Class||Nile River hotel ship|
|Ferry route / homeports||Luxor-Aswan|
|Speed||12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph|
|Length (LOA)||75 m / 246 ft|
|Beam (width)||15 m / 49 ft|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Owner||Sonesta International Hotels Corporation|
|Operator||Sonesta Hotels and Resorts Egypt|
MS Sonesta St George Review
Review of MS Sonesta St George
MS Sonesta St George is a top-luxury Nile River cruise ship operating 3-, 4- and 7-night itineraries in Egypt, between homeports Luxor and Aswan. The riverboat is owned by "Sonesta Hotels and Resorts" - a subsidiary company of "Sonesta International Hotels Corporation".
The hotel ship has 47x staterooms, 9x Presidential Suites and 1x Royal Suite. All cabins are French Balcony (with slide-opening, floor-ceiling windows); individual climate control; direct-dial phone; electronic safe box (in the closet); mini-bar (refrigerator), HDTV; hairdryer. Cabin bathrooms are equipped with spa units including whirlpool bathtub (Jacuzzi), water massage and steam bath. Smoking on the ship is allowed only outdoor (at designated open-deck areas).
A variety of special facilities and services are available on Sonesta St George. The list of onboard amenities includes a restaurant, discotheque (night club), piano bar, live nightly entertainment, room service, gym, jogging track, guided excursions, spacious sun deck with a swimming pool.
Breakfast on ms Sonesta St George is buffet-style with various cold and hot dishes, bread, cereals, juices, tea and coffee. A chef is available to make egg dishes. Lunch is also buffet-style with a variety of cold and hot dishes, carving station, salad station, dessert station and fresh fruit. Dinner is a 4-course affair typically including soup and salad station, three choices for the main course (including a vegetarian option) and a choice of desserts. Coffee, tea and a glass of local beer or wine are included with dinner. In the afternoon tea, coffee and cookies are available in the lounge for all passengers.
MS Sonesta St George 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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