The Sofitel Old Winter Palace is a charming step into the past, on the ancient banks of the Nile. Situated in a tropical garden near the Temple of Luxor, this Victorian-style hotel has 92 rooms and suites, each fit with air conditioning and mini bar to suit late night snack cravings and beat the heat. The two restaurants offer splendid a la carte options and specialty dishes nightly to add a twist on the menu. The hotel is centrally located, allowing for easy access to all of the city’s attractions. Many guests choose to go gallivanting around town and return afterwards to relax on the terrace with a view of the river. Others hop into the pool for a refreshing swim and spend the rest of the evening mingling in the piano bar.
A stay at the Winter Palace is truly a magical experience. Come, feel the history, live the luxury, like the most elite royal families, renowned archeologists and writers throughout the years. Built in 1886, this Victorian-style hotel brings you back to the belle époque - with all the modern comforts and conveniences of a 5 star resort. On the banks of the Nile, in the heart of a tropical garden, this exquisite haven is just minutes from the Luxor Temple and the airport. Services at hotel include WiFi wireless Internet access, airline desk, concierge, dry cleaning/ironing, porter, safe deposit box at reception, tourist information desk, travel agent (implant), and currency exchange. Languages spoken at the hotel include English, French, and German. Private outdoor parking is available.
Each of the 86 rooms and 6 suites appeals to a dream deep in your heart, calling on the allure of colonial charm, the distinction of fine woods, elegant materials and harmonious decor. Take in the spectacular view or unwind after a day of adventure. Room fittings include audible smoke alarms, air conditioning, safe deposit box in room, minibar, satellite/cable colour TV, and smoke alarm in room. Bathroom fittings include bathtub, hairdryer in bathroom, and telephone in bathroom. Room service includes hot dishes, cold snacks, weekday hours and weekend hours are 24 hours availability.
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At Sofitel, we have transformed conviviality and comfort into an art form. Our 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. Restaurants include 1886 Restaurant, El Tarboush, La Corniche Restaurant, Ilpalmeto, and Haute Cuisine. Sofitel also has 3 bars, the Nile Terrace, Oasis Bar, and Royal Bar.
A stay at the Winter Palace is truly a magical experience. Come, feel the history, live the luxury, like the most elite royal families, renowned archeologists and writers throughout the years. Built in 1886, this Victorian-style hotel brings you back to the belle époque - with all the modern comforts and conveniences of a 5 star resort. On the banks of the Nile, in the heart of a tropical garden, this exquisite haven is just minutes from the Luxor Temple and the airport. Take in the city's ancient stories by visiting the historic monuments of Hatchepsut Temple (30km), Medinet Habu Temple (30km), and the Valley of the Kings & Queens (30km).
Museums include the Luxor Museum (2km) and Mummification Museum (1km). Special tourist area includes the Karnak Temple (7km), and Luxor Temple (0km). Parks and Leisure spots include the Botanical gardens and Banana Island (3km). The closest major urban centre is at the Luxor Center Market (1km).
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