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MS Esplanade

Journey through the heart of Egypt with a Nile River cruise onboard the spacious MS Esplanade. This elegant ship features all outside staterooms with river views; some have windows that open. Each stateroom includes a private bathroom with bathtub and shower, air conditioning and a flat-panel television with an infotainment system & satellite. Onboard amenities include amenities include a pool, jacuzzi and sauna with massage services. A cultural highlights curriculum onboard enhances provides immersive learning and enhances shore excursions. Freshly prepared meals, often highlighting regional specialties featuring seasonal local vegetables, are served onboard daily.

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Ship Statistics
Year Built 2012
Registry Egypt
Length 253 feet
Beam 46 feet
Passenger Capacity 150
Crew Size 75
# of Inside Cabins 0
# of Outside Cabins 71
# of Cabins w/ Verandas 0
# of Suites 2
Max. Room Occupancy 2
Age Restrictions
All must be 18-20 or one must be 21 or older
Dinner Seatings 1
Main Dining Room Seating Open
Dining Hours
Hours vary, depending on day's excursion. Usually 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.
Tipping Expected? Yes
Tipping Guidelines
Europe Sailings: €12-15 per person, per day; Sailings to Russia/Ukraine, China, Egypt and Southeast Asia: $15-28 per person, per day.
Onboard Currency US Dollar
Services & Amenities
Bars/Lounges Yes
Beauty Salon/Barber Shop No
Casino No
Chapel No
Disco/Dancing No
Elevators No
Hot Tub Yes
Cell Phone Service No
Internet Access Yes
Internet Center No
Wireless Internet Access No
Laundromats (self service) No
Laundry/Dry Cleaning Yes
Library Yes
Movie Theatre No
Outdoor Movie Screen No
Onboard Weddings No
Shops Yes
Showroom No
Spa Yes
Video Arcade No
Fitness & Sports Facilities
Basketball Court No
Fitness Center No
Golf Driving Net No
Golf Simulator No
Ice Skating Rink No
Jogging Track No
Mini-Golf Course No
Rock Climbing Wall No
Swimming Pool Yes
Tennis Court No
Water Sports Platform No
Cabin Features & Amenities
24-Hour Room Service No
Hair Dryer Yes
Safe Yes
Telephone Yes
Television Yes
Kids Facilities
Babysitting No
Children's Playroom No
Kiddie Pool No
Supervised Youth Program No
Teen Center No
Special Needs & Requests
Adjoining Cabins
     (private connecting doors)
No
Kosher Meals No
Single Occupancy Cabins Yes
Single Share Program No
Wheelchair-Accessible Cabins No
Category A (Deluxe)
215 sq. ft. river view stateroom with private bathroom with bathtub & shower, flat-panel television with an infotainment system & satellite, telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer and air conditioning.

Category AA (Suite)
344 sq. ft. river view suite with private bathroom with bathtub & shower, flat-panel television with an infotainment system & satellite, telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer and air conditioning.

Category B (Deluxe)
215 sq. ft. river view stateroom with private bathroom with bathtub & shower, flat-panel television with an infotainment system & satellite, telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer and air conditioning.