Sonesta St. George I

Considered one of the most elegant vessels currently sailing on the Nile, the Sonesta St. George I features three, four, and seven night itineraries of exploration along the great river, offering truly memorable experiences at some of Egypt’s most important historical sites.

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The Sonesta St. George I provides luxurious accommodations in 47 deluxe cabins, nine Presidential suites, and one spacious Royal Suite featuring the utmost in comfort and elegance. All cabins are equipped with amazing bathrooms that include a steam bath, Jacuzzi, and water massage, and rooms also feature panoramic French windows that provide stunning views of the Nile and the amazing Egyptian scenery. Cabins feature rich and elegant décor, with comfortable furnishings and hardwood floors.

The ship features a main dining room with sophisticated décor on the lower level, and the piano bar serves a variety of cocktails and beverages under the warm glow of a handmade chandelier. The panoramic lounge on deck four provides spectacular views of the Nile, and the sun deck features a bar for refreshments. In addition, there is a lounge with a dance floor and stage where nightly entertainment takes place.

When guests are not on their expertly guided excursions, there is also a Spa & Wellness Center where they can indulge in luxurious massage services. The ship features an oversized swimming pool that includes a shallow water extension and a Jacuzzi to relax in while taking in the incredible scenery.

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Category: Luxury cruise ship

Seasonality: Open year round

Child Policy: Children welcome


  • University trained Egyptologist guide
  • Sun deck bar
  • Panoramic lounge
  • Piano bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Table tennis
  • Spa & Wellness Center (treatments at extra charge)
  • Fitness center, sauna, and steam bath
  • Wireless Internet access
  • En suite bathrooms with spa unit, steam bath, Jacuzzi, and water massage
  • Hair dryer


  • Tour of Aswan High Dam, Granite Quarries, and Philae Temple
  • Felucca excursion
  • Visit to Kom Ombo and the Temples of Sobek and Haroeris
  • Tour of Temple of Horus in Edfu
  • Visit to Karnak and Luxor Temples
  • Visit to Valley of the Kings
  • Onboard entertainment