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The Mövenpick MS Royal Lotus cruises the Nile River to carry you gracefully to explore both land and water. Enjoy luxurious onboard accommodations while discovering the mysteries of 7,000 years of Egyptian civilization along one of the world’s most legendary and beautiful rivers. Experience a fascinating way to travel with adventure and relaxation at the same time. This flagship cruiser is comprised of 60 cabins providing approximately 22 sqm and 2 magnificent Royal Suites. Designed to cruise year-round, the Royal Lotus offers opportunities at every turn to enjoy the exquisite scenery of the Nile banks and the magnificent temples and tombs of the ancient world. Guest cabins are arranged on the upper decks with internal walkways with a layout affording large cabins, lounge, sun deck, bar, gym, restaurant, and gift shop. In keeping with its elegant design, the ship's experienced crew ensures guests feel at home by extending a warm welcome with the touch of the Swiss Hospitality.

Ship Statistics

  • Year Built: 2005
  • Length: 74.5 meters / 802 feet
  • Width: 14 meters / 151 feet
  • Decks:5
  • Staterooms: 60
  • Suites: 2
  • Passengers: 124
  • Crew members: 75

Ship Amenities

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served in the restaurant
  • Buffet offering traditional Egyptian cuisine and international and vegetarian options
  • Plunge pool linked to jacuzzi
  • Sun deck with canopy
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge bar and dance area
  • Jewelry & Gift shop
  • Afternoon Tea with cake / During Sailing Time
  • Reception cocktail*
  • Daily DJ*
  • Galabeya Party*
  • Oriental Show*
*Onboard entertainment may vary


Dining is an enjoyable experience in the large restaurant situated under the Main Deck. The extensive offering includes varied buffets and mouth-watering menus for all tastes. Choose from traditional Egyptian cuisine, international dishes, and vegetarian menus. A selection of local and imported wines, spirits and liqueurs are available on board.

The Sun Deck

Features a swimming pool and jacuzzi as well as a canopied area.

The Salon Deck

Prettily decorated in natural colors, housing a dance area, a relaxing lounge with panoramic windows and a rounded Bar.


Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabins all face the Nile with a panoramic window. They are tastefully decorated and include two twin beds, or one double, in a comfortable 237-square-foot space with private en-suite facilities featuring a bathtub. Each cabin has a TV, mini-bar, hairdryer, and individual temperature control.

  • 60 deluxe cabins available
    Average area: 22 m² / 237 ft²

Royal Suite

Enjoy the scenery from your suite featuring a sitting room, separate bedroom with en suite shower room and additional amenities for home away from home comfort.

  • 2 suites available
    Average area: 42 m² / 452 ft²