The Sofitel El Gezirah, recently refurbished to perfection and now sporting the gleam of clean cut elegance, sits conveniently in the core of Cairo. With 433 rooms, this tall, cylindrical hotel is perched on the tip of Gezirah Island on the Nile. Step onto your balcony and try to absorb the river as it drifts past your bedroom. Later, stop by the trendy international hotspot, Buddha Bar, for the most eclectic of ambient music and culinary enterprises. The floating cocktail bar, a barge on the Nile, is ideal for drinks. A gaming room, spa, and the latest amenities will surely keep the restless visitor busy. One may take a quick stroll to the Opera or a half hour bus ride to the Pyramids. Otherwise, wander around the city, get lost a little, and discover your way back to this fantastic haven.
Fully refurbished in 2007, the contemporary interior design combines exquisite style and elegant refinement with the convenience of several restaurants, bars, spa, casino, 850m2 of conference/meeting facilities and all the latest amenities - the unique French flair and personalized service add a special touch of luxury. Ideally located, in the heart of Cairo, a short walk from the Opera, museums and government ministries, Sofitel El Gezirah is a prime destination for business or leisure.
All 433 rooms (including 36 club rooms, 35 junior suites, 10 deluxe suites, 5 royal suites) offer panoramic views of the Nile, a private balcony, double glazing windows, wireless Internet connection, LCD cable television and 2 direct telephone lines. All rooms are fitted with audible smoke alarms, dead bolt in rooms, sprinkler in room, 220/240 V AC, air conditioning, safe deposit box in room, minibar, radio in room, satellite/cable colour TV, voicemail, high speed transmission line, RJ 11 outlet, RJ 25 outlet, and security peephole. All bathrooms are fitted with bathtub, hair dryer in bathroom, make-up/magnifying mirror, radio in bathroom, separate shower and telephone in bathroom. Room service includes hot dishes and cold snacks, and is available weekday hours, 24 hours and weekend hours, 24 hours.
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The Sofitel has transformed conviviality and comfort into an art form. Restaurants and bars provide the perfect setting for relaxing and socializing and offer refined French cuisine with the latest in fusion dishes from around the world. The Buddha Bar presents its Head Chef, Mr Adolfo Arcangeli, as he welcomes you to sample his delicacies. Here, try Pacific Rim cuisine with exceptional views and a terrace looking out over the Nile. This thematic cuisine is offered from 19:00-03:00. It is an air conditioned, non-smoking area. El Kebabgy offers Middle Eastern specialties, with a unique view over the Nile from the terrace. The cuisine is barbecue style, and offered from 12:00 to midnight. This is an air conditioned space.
Slip into a luxurious oasis of tranquility, away from the bustle of Cairo. Enter an exceptional world and experience unforgettable well-being in our fitness center, relaxation pool and exclusive treatment booths overlooking the Nile. Relaxation and fitness centre include fitness equipment, Hammam, indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, massage, outdoor unheated pool, sauna, solarium, tanning salon, and Thalassotherapy. For those who prefer a bit of history and national heritage, check out monuments at the Coptic Church (6km) or Mohamed Aly Mosque (6km), the Egyptian Museum (2km) and the special tourist area of the Citadel (6km). Get a feel for the culture and shows of Cairo in the cinema district, at the city center (5km), the Cairo Opera House (1km) and Opera House (1km).
Fit for a Pharaoh, this luxurious tour of Egypt features your own private Nile cruise ship, luxurious hotels, private Egyptologist & internal flights. This intimate “dahabeya” is an enchanting fusion of old world sophistication & modern style, has 6 stylish cabins, highly trained staff, gourmet chef & more.
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