accommodations and Nile Cruises

HOTELs / resorts

Royal Egypt Travel looks for the highest quality when choosing hotel accommodations. Tour packages include reservations at 4-star and 5-star hotels and resorts throughout Egypt. Royal Egypt Travel partners with these providers (amongst others) for its tours. Travelers must verify specific hotel accommodations for each individual tour when posted. 


Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino

Sitting on the west bank of the River Nile in unique adjoining towers, the Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino proudly stands tall as one of Cairo's greatest landmarks. Sheraton Cairo places you in the middle of it all. Try your luck at Blackjack or the slots in the dazzling casino or take a short walk to the Cairo Opera House, Egyptian Museum or Cairo shopping centers. The Pyramids of Giza are just 20 minutes away. Friendly staff awaits to greet you with a warm smile and to help make the most of your stay. Find magnificent views of the city or the River Nile from the amazingly spacious deluxe rooms, which offer 100% Egyptian cotton linen for added comfort. Enjoy a stay you will never forget at the Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino.

Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo Hotel

Amidst the Great Pyramids of Giza, historical landmarks and the Sphinx Airport, nestles the newly launched Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo Hotel. Explore a new exceptional journey through history where Egyptian heritage meets luxurious European hospitality. The hotel is poised just across the New Egyptian Grand Museum and is only 25km away from downtown Cairo. It is the idyllic hideaway for sightseeing and relaxation.

Le Méridien Cairo Airport

Le Méridien Cairo Airport is conveniently located inside Cairo International Airport within a few minutes walk from Terminal 3 through linked bridge. The hotel provides inspiring cuisines, comfort and panoramic views. Designed for guests’ ultimate comfort, guest rooms are outfitted with Le Méridien signature beds and different amenities such as wall mounted TV’s and complimentary high speed internet access. The hotel is of a close proximity to two major shopping centers, Sun City Mall and City Stars Shopping Center. 

Steigenberger Nile Palace Luxor

Situated in the Egyptian city of Luxor, right on the banks of the River Nile, the Steigenberger Nile Palace offers stunning views and its very own boat dock. The Valley of the Kings and the famous Pharaoh’s tombs lie on the other side of the river, about 26 km away. 

Large, comfortable rooms and suites include either a balcony or terrace and offer views of the city, the courtyard, or the Nile and its surrounding mountains. Featuring many luxurious amenities, you will immediately feel at home in any of the rooms.

Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

Situated on the banks of the lush Nile River, the exquisite Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa is the ideal base for exploring each the region’s historical attractions. This stylish resort features eight restaurants and bars, where you will find fragrant Arabian-style teas and Turkish coffees with waterfront views at Diwan Shisha Café. The sunken Oasis Pool Bar serves tasty drinks and stunning views of the Nile from the edge of the infinity pool. The spacious guest rooms feature fresh, bright decor and free WiFi. Rooms also include a balcony for a view of the river, city or garden. Inspired by Egypt's ancient culture and tranquil beauty, the resort spa provides a haven from everyday stress. Be pampered, from head to toe, with signature treatments and modern facilities.

Movenpick Resort Aswan

Pleasing its guests with a spectacular view over the River Nile from elegant rooms, suites and villas, the Movenpick Resort Aswan offers a unique location - Elephantine Island. The resort lies within walking distance of historical landmarks and cultural activities that highlight the Nubian culture in Aswan. With its unique 360-degree panorama view restaurant & bar, spacious swimming pool and meeting rooms with natural daylight and free WiFi internet, the hotel offers a perfect balance between business and leisure.

Seti Abu Simbel Lake Resort (*4-star resort)

The Seti Abu Simbel Hotel is located in the heart of the majestic Abu Simbel area and is the only hotel at the foot of the Grand Temple of Ramses II, which is virtually as close as one can get to residing amongst the Pharaohs. Beyond the great historical setting, the Seti Abu Simbel Hotel offers spectacular views of Lake Nasser, the vast artificial water reservoir created after construction of the Aswan Dam on the River Nile. Inspired by the work of the famous Dr. Hassan Fathy, the hotel design evokes a Nubian style featuring flamboyant domes, flowing waterfalls and luscious gardens, complimenting the city’s traditional atmosphere.

Cemex Hotel Resort Assiout (*4-star resort)

The Cemex Hotel Resort Assiout, is located in the capital of the modern Asyut Governorate in Egypt, which sits on the western bank of the River Nile. The two most prominent gods of Ancient Egyptian Asyut were Anubis and Wepwawet, both funerary deities. The hotel features a mix of standard, suite and cabin rooms, surrounding a beautiful swimming pool. The hotel is located inside a resort of the Assiut Cement Club, with relaxing terraces, large playgrounds and green landscape areas all around. The hotel also features private parking space and relaxing spa amenities. 

Nile Cruises

Royal Egypt Travel offers many tours that include a Nile River cruise aboard a luxury cruise ship. For these tours, Royal Egypt Travel partners with the Sonesta Cruise Collection. Other cruise lines may be selected, depending on group's budget and availability.


Sonesta’s fleet of Nile River cruise ships offer trips exploring the landmark temples, tombs and ruins in the region. Guided excursions with Egyptologists highlight each day and are followed by delightful leisure activities in the evenings aboard the ships.

MS Sonesta Star Goddess Nile Cruise Ship 

Sailing every Monday from Luxor to Aswan. The cruise begins in Luxor, with visits to Luxor and Karnak Temples in the East Bank, as well as the Valley of the Kings & Queens in the West Bank.  From Luxor, the cruise sails to Edfu, home of the Temple of Horus, considered to be one of the most beautiful and best-preserved temples in Egypt, followed by a stop in Kom Ombo. Visit the Kom Ombo Temple, a double temple dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god and Horus, the falcon-headed god. Continuing on to Aswan, visits include the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Embrace the Nubian architecture, cuisine and language as the cruise concludes with a felucca sail around Kitchener’s Island in Aswan.

MS Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise Ship

Sailing every Tuesday from Aswan to Luxor. The cruise begins in Aswan, a major center of Nubian culture with a distinct African flavor. Embrace the Nubian architecture, cuisine and language as you sail in a felucca around Kitchener’s Island and visit the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis. From Aswan, sail to Kom Ombo with a visit to the Kom Ombo Temple, a double temple dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god and Horus, the falcon-headed god. Continuing on through Edfu, home of the Temple of Horus, considered to be one of the most beautiful and best-preserved temples in Egypt. Nile cruise concludes in Luxor, with visits to Luxor and Karnak Temples, as well as the Valley of the Kings & Queens in the West Bank.    

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