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  • sonesta-st-george.jpg - The Sonesta St. George riverboat sails to storied sites along the Nile River.
  • Luxor-Egypt-Temple - The Court of Amenhotep III at Luxor Temple near Safaga, Egypt.
  • Ram-statues-at-Karnak-Temple - Ram statues at Karnak Temple complex at Luxor, Egypt. See it as part of a cultural experience aboard Uniworld's River Tosca or Princess Cruises' Pacific Princess.
  • Giza-Egypt - The pyramids of Giza, Egypt.
  • Karnak-Temple-frieze-panorama - A panorama of a frieze depicting pharaohs and other ancient figures in the precinct of Amun in Karnak Temple at Luxor, Egypt. See it as part of a cultural experience aboard Uniworld's River Tosca or Princess Cruises' Pacific Princess.
  • Cairo-Sphinx - The Sphinx and the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Cairo, Egypt.
  • Aswan-Egypt - Trajan's Kiosk near Aswan, Egypt.

Sonesta St George: Sail the Nile River in style (retired)

Editor's note: ms Sonesta St George has been retired from he Avalon Waterways fleet.


The newest ship of the Sonesta Nile fleet is the Sonesta St George, which sails itineraries for Avalon Waterways. One of the most elegant ships sailing the Nile River, the St George has 47 deluxe cabins and 10 suites and offers a full-service spa and fitness center, restaurant, bars, nightly entertainment and guided excursions.

In the evening, after a day of sightseeing on land, guests can enjoy a drink in the ambience of the piano bar. All cabins come with exquisite bathrooms, complete with a whirlpool and impressive large windows that afford great views of the Nile.

Where Sonesta St George sails

Sonesta St. George sails between Luxor and Aswan on three-, four- and seven-night cruises on the Nile.

Cruises on this ship

Ship amenities

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Sun Deck with shade system
  • Plasma screen TV, equipped with the latest technology and featuring a live sailing channel
  • Double-glass panoramic french windows that open to bring in fresh breezes from the Nile
  • Coffee and tea facilities
  • Individual climate control
  • Cultural highlights on board

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Fast facts

114 Passengers [?]
70 Crew
4 Decks
2011 Maiden voyage
245 Length in feet
57 Total staterooms

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