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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

    • Privately tour the Giza pyramids, the last remaining Ancient Wonder of the World.

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

    • Discover ancient and incredibly well-preserved tombs and temples on Luxor's West Bank.

    • Explore lesser-known and lesser-visited temples at Edfu and Kom Ombo.

    7 days from $3,745pp

  • Pyramids at Giza, Egypt

    Luxury Cairo & the treasures of the Nile

    • Privately tour the pyramids of Giza, and even older pyramids of Saqqara and Dahshur.

    • Drift down the Nile on a luxury cruiser between Luxor and Aswan.

    • Explore the fascinating tombs on the East and West Bank in Luxor.

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

    10 days from $7,945pp


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