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M.S. Mayfair

Cruise Ships in Egypt : MS Mayfair

A stylish boat with an elegant style, the Mayfair is an excellent option for cruising the Nile with its well-appointed rooms and facilities.

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The Mayfair is an elegant boat, with sophisticated decor and great facilities. Each of the 74 cabins are decorated in classic style using dark wooden furniture and Art Deco features. Cabins also all offer either French or full balconies, both providing wide views of the river.

The boat has a small spa with options for a steam room, sauna, aromatherapy or massage. On the sun deck you’ll find a swimming pool and pool bar as well as two Jacuzzis, while below deck, there are a number of lounges and a library with books and a selection of games.

Meals are served in the elegant 'Nile Avenue' restaurant. Dishes are a modern fusion of contemporary and authentic cuisine, prepared by internationally trained chefs. Afternoon tea is served in the spacious and relaxing Upper First Salon, and after-dinner drinks can be enjoyed in the Bel Air lounge bar.


Each of the 74 cabins are decorated with dark wooden furniture and Art Deco features. Cabins also all have either French or full balconies, both providing wide views of the river. Rooms boast amenities including TVs, and tea and coffee facilities.


  • Breakfast served buffet-style in the restaurant
  • Lunch or dinner will either be a set menu or an à la carte choice in the restaurant
  • Bel Air Bar open all day serving wine and cocktails
  • Afternoon tea in the library
  • Alcoholic drinks are included with executive cabins


  • Nile River — 4 nights between Luxor and Aswan
  • Nile River — 3 nights between Aswan and Luxor
  • Nile River — 7 nights between Luxor and Aswan and vice versa

Suggested itineraries

  • M.S. Sonesta St. George I

    Highlights of Egypt: Cairo & Nile cruise

    • Stay next door to the pyramids at the iconic Marriott Mena House hotel, a 19th century former hunting lodge.

    • Privately tour the Giza, Saqqara and Dahshur pyramids, one of the earliest attempts at pyramid architecture.

    • Enjoy the scenery of the Nile Valley on a romantic three-night cruise from Aswan to Luxor.

    • Take a short motorboat ride to the incredibly peaceful and tranquil Philae Temple, close to Aswan.

    • Explore lesser-known and lesser-visited temples at Edfu and Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile god, Sobek.

    7 days from CAD5,365pp

  • Pyramids at Giza, Egypt

    Luxury Cairo & the treasures of the Nile

    • Exclusive and private tour of the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx at sunrise with your expert guide.

    • Privately tour the even older pyramids of Saqqara and Dahshur, with your expert local guide.

    • Drift down the Nile on the deluxe Oberoi Philae, a luxury cruiser equipped with excellent facilities and serving first class cuisine.

    • Explore the fascinating tombs on the East and West Bank in Luxor, such as the iconic funerary temple of Hatshepsut.

    • Stay at the iconic Sofitel Legend Old Cataract hotel in Aswan, adored by Agatha Christie among others.

    12 days from CAD21,850pp


  • Spa and sauna
  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge bar
  • Library