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MS Sonesta Sun Goddess

MS Sonesta Sun Goddess cruise ship

Cruise line
Nile River Cruises

MS Sonesta Sun Goddess Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Sonesta Sun Goddess

Year built1993  /  Age : 26
ClassNile River hotel ship
Ferry route / homeportsLuxor-Aswan
OwnerSonesta Hotels and Resorts
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)77 m / 253 ft
Beam (width)15 m / 49 ft
Passengers62 - 124
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2002

Review of MS Sonesta Sun Goddess

MS Sonesta Sun Goddess is a five-star luxury river cruiser sailing between Luxor and Aswan on the River Nile for 3-, 4- and 6-night cruises. The vessel is owned by "Sonesta Hotels and Resorts" - a subsidiary company of "Sonesta International Hotels Corporation".


There are 58 standard cabins, plus two Senator Suites, one Presidential Suite and one Royal Suite with private lounge. All cabins feature panoramic windows, 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 Sonesta Sun Goddess. The list of onboard amenities includes a restaurant, wellness centre (spa & fitness, including gym, sauna, steam bath, massage rooms), discotheque (night club), bars, live nightly entertainment, room service, spa and fitness centre, spacious sun deck with a swimming pool.

Breakfast on ms Sonesta Sun Goddess 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 Sun 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.

MS Sonesta Sun Goddess

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