Movenpick MS Prince Abbas

Movenpick MS Prince Abbas cruise ship

Cruise line
Nile River Cruises

Specifications of Movenpick MS Prince Abbas

Year of build1998  /  Age: 26
BuilderMaasara Shipyard (Cairo, Egypt)
ClassNile River hotel ship
Ferry route / homeportsAswan-Abu Simbel
Length (LOA)86 m / 282 ft
Beam (width)16 m / 52 ft
Gross Tonnage1500 gt
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2007
OwnerMovenpick Group
OperatorMovenpick Hotels and Resorts Egypt

Movenpick MS Prince Abbas Review

Review of Movenpick MS Prince Abbas

MS Prince Abbas ship cruises on Lake Nasser in Egypt. Itineraries depart from homeports Aswan and Abu Simbel. This is a large, top-luxury riverboat (hotel ship) with a restaurant, library, bar lounges, wellness facilities (spa/gym), Sun Deck with swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Prince Abbas cruises can be alternatively booked via the European travel company Uniworld.

Movenpick MS Prince Abbas hotel ship (Lake Nasser, Egypt)

The hotel ship Prince Abbas is owned by Movenpick Group and operated by its subsidiary company Movenpick Hotels and Resorts Egypt.

The shipowner Movenpick Group (founded 1973, headquarters in Baar, Switzerland) is a joint venture hotel company owned by Movenpick Holding (66,7%) and Kingdom Holding Company (Saudi Arabia, 33,3%). Movenpick operates around 110 hotels, resorts, and Nile cruise ships.

MS Prince Abbas' fleet mates (Movenpick-owned Nile cruisers) are SS Misr (steamship), Darakum, Hamees, MS Sun Ray, MS Royal Lotus, MS Royal Lily, SB Feddya.


Staterooms (65, incorporating junior and Royal suites) are spacious, with private bathrooms, and offer great Lake Nasser views. Deluxe cabins feature two twin beds, measure the spacious 22 m2 (237 ft2) and are all tastefully furnished. All cruise accommodations benefit from individually controlled air-conditioning and have an en-suite shower room, television, minibar and telephones enabling international calls via GSM lines.

Shipboard facilities and amenities

Other facilities onboard the Movenpick Prince Abbas ship include a full-service bar and elegant shaded restaurant, as well as a billiard room. Guests can discover magnificent tombs and temples of the ancient world and learn more about Egyptian history.

Movenpick MS Prince Abbas hotel ship (Lake Nasser, Egypt)

Movenpick Nile cruise prices are inclusive of

  • airport bus transfers (to/from the cruise ship in Luxor/Aswan)
  • all bus transfers (by air-conditioned coaches)
  • meet-and-greet service (upon arrival/departure)
  • crew assistance (onboard and on tours), certified English-speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) on shore excursions
  • stateroom/accommodation
  • all excursions and entrance fees for sights listed in the cruise tour itinerary
  • taxes and all service charges

Not included in Movenpick cruise fares are all optional tours, personal expenses, gratuities.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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