MS Viking Princess
Nile River Cruises
Specifications of MS Viking Princess
|Year of build||2009 / Age: 14|
|Builder||Maasara Shipyard (Cairo, Egypt)|
|Class||Nile River hotel ship|
|Speed||10 kn / 19 km/h / 12 mph|
|Length (LOA)||74 m / 243 ft|
|Beam (width)||14 m / 46 ft|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Owner||Viking Princess Cruises Ltd|
|Operator||Viking Princess Cruise Line|
MS Viking Princess Review
Review of MS Viking Princess
The 2009-built MS Viking Princess is a top-luxury hotel ship (Nile River cruise ship) holding the renowned "Cristal International Standards" certificate for hygiene and quality. The vessel is owned by Viking Princess Cruises Ltd and operated via the brand Viking Princess Cruise Line Egypt. This premium riverboat has passenger capacity 116 (plus 50 crew/staff) and provides highest standards of hospitality, with exceptional service, dining room restaurant, stylish public areas, spacious lounge bar and other deluxe amenities.
The Viking Princess ship has a total of 58 staterooms, including 4x suites and 54 cabins. The vessel boasts some of the most spacious accommodations available on ships cruising River Nile. Each of the staterooms is reasonably sized, facing out. Decorated in traditional wood with nice furnishings, they all have air-conditioning, twin beds, en-suite bathroom (with bathtub and shower), mini-bar (fridge), hairdryer, HDTV, wardrobe, electronic safe box.
Totally refurbished in 2009, this ship has a large sun deck area with plunge pool and shaded area. There are always professional Egyptologists onboard to lead the evening entertainment and guide on sightseeing tours ashore. Passengers are 45+, mainly British and European.
The ship's restaurant is spacious yet comfortable, located on the middle deck. The lounge bar offers a selection of drinks and provides a nice spot to relax and enjoy the evening entertainment that includes Galabeya party and Egypt's traditional belly dancing show. The swimming pool on the top deck is the best place for a refreshing dip during the hot day. A pool bar serves drinks, and premium sunbeds are on hand to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river Nile.
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