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.
The Standard Room offers individually controlled air conditioning, satellite TV, a DVD player, a telephone, a minibar, a safety box, a wardrobe and dressing area. The bathroom features telephone, a shower and hairdryer.
The Hotel’s Main Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner offering both fine oriental and international buffets specialties, or treat yourself and dine under the stars at the cozy and intimate Restaurant Toshka serving an exquisite a la Carte menu and delicatessens. Beautifully located right next to Lake Nasser Seti Abu Simbel’s first class outdoor Fish Restaurant capturing the local flavors serving fish delicacies and a diverse haute cuisine. The Lobby Bar is the ideal setting for gatherings or a relaxed candle lit tête-à-tête. Undergo the Oriental tea and Shisha (water pipe) experience at Café Layalina. Under an Eastern style timber roof with plenty of comfortably cushions, freshly baked bread and other oriental delights are served. Why not unwind over a round of backgammon, dominos, or cards? Pool Bar is a stylish bar overlooking the pool with plenty of seating space, under a large parasol is the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail or a quick snack.
The extensive onsite swimming pool area spreads over multi levels which feature an impressive waterfall. A bar and a pool for children are available on the upper level. The lower floor offers breathtaking views over Lake Nasser and the stunning landscape which borders onto the dessert. Entertainment is rife at the Seti Abu Simbel Hotel, with shows performed at the Roman Theatre. Shows vary from belly dancers to whirling dervishes and other traditional Nubian entertainment. The Amphitheater with spectacular views over Nasser Lake is a great location to socialize and watch the world passing by. At night the amazing sunsets here are not to be missed. A “Village Open Market” with a shopping arcade and two international scale tennis courts are available for your recreational pleasures as well as internet connection, fax, bank exchange and car rental service.