Surrounded by 40 acres of jasmine scented gardens the Pyramid of Cheops towering above, the hotel has enchanted distinguished guests since 1869. There are two parts to the hotel, the old Palace section and the new Garden section. It was in the original Palace section where many notable guests stayed…the Churchill and Montgomery suites have private terraces overlooking the Pyramids. Learn of the famous guests stay, during your stay, they include President Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Chiang Kai-Chek,President Richard Nixon, President Jimmy Carter, Henry Kissenger and General Montgomery, and even Charlie Chaplin and many more.
This majestic resort hotel is beautifully set in its own landscaped gardens and provides unrivalled views of the Giza Pyramids, and is only 20 minutes from the center of Cairo. The hotel offers a spectacular swimming pool complex with children’s pool and including a health club with sauna and massage, and a variety of restaurants with oriental, including Mexican cuisine. There is free Wi-Fi in the spacious lobby bar area.
MARRIOTT NILE PALACE CAIRO
Situated in an exotic 6 acre garden setting built around a 19th century palace on an island in the Nile River and surrounded by the sights and sounds that make Cairo the most popular destination in the Middle East, the Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino is an oasis of peace, a perfect place to unwind and to receive royal Marriott service in an exquisite palatial setting. The hotel is a recipient of the Mobile Five Star Award. The palace main rooms of the hotel were built for the French Empress Eugenie to commemorate the opening of the Suez canal in the mid 19th Century. The hotel has just undergone a complete refurbishment of all guest rooms.
Complimentary Services include coffee in the lobby, evening reception, delivery newspapers, cash machine, concierge, guest laundry and dry-cleaning. The hotel’s superior renovated Tower Rooms & Suites offer Nile, Garden or pool views and are extremely well and luxuriously equipped.
The Steigenberger Nile Palace
..is ideally located in the heart of the tourist district in Luxor, the city of ancient treasures and cultural heritage. The hotel offers 302 bedrooms and suites, most overlooking the Nile, and has the largest ballroom in Luxor and upper Egypt, catering for up to 1000 delegates. The Nile Palace makes you feel welcome from the minute you walk through the front door. Guests enjoy the superb leisure center with an outdoor heated swimming pool, and savor oriental, Italian and local cuisine in our Tarboush, Casa de Napoli and Nubia restaurants. The hotel’s restaurants are uniformly excellent. The health club includes a fully equipped gymnasium, outdoor heated swimming pool with children’s area and game room.
The rooms/suites include individual climate control, satellite channels, high speed internet access availability in the Business Center, international direct dialing, in room safe, refrigerator, hairdryer, turn down and wake up service, mini bar, voicemail and bathrobes & slippers. The Front Nile view suites at The Nile Palace are our choice for the “Be a Pharaoh” accommodation upgrade in Luxor, the heart of Antiquity Egypt.
SONESTA St. George Hotel Luxor
..is five-star hotel located on the East Bank of the Nile River, 4 miles from Luxor International Airport and minutes away from Luxor Temple and Luxor Museum. It is located directly next to The Nile Palace in the heart of the tourist district. The hotel is a modern, seven-story building with a stucco facade. Bay-shaped iron balconies and lower-level terrace overlook the Nile River. There are 224 luxurious guestrooms and suites. Features include remote-control television, air-conditioning, electronic door locks, radio, hair dryer, mini-bar, direct-dial telephone and safety-deposit box. All guestrooms are equipped with fire safety features. There are 9 individual dining/lounge venues including Luxor’s first Japanese restaurant and a swim-up bar.
Facilities & Services at the hotel include 24-hour room service, bank, laundry, valet, message service, baby-sitting service, money exchange, money withdrawal machines, massage service and hairdresser. The outdoor heated swimming pool has a separate children’s section, aerobic classes, weekly activity program, fully-equipped health and fitness center offering free weights, exercise and strength-training machines, massage, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. A luxury shopping arcade in the lobby offers a wide selection of items, from local handicrafts to gold and diamond jewelry.
MOVENPICK ELEPHANTINE ISLAND (beautifully renovated in 2008) is situated on its own island in the Nile and a 5-minute boat ride by hotel ferries to the centre of Aswan. It’s a photographer’s and bird watcher’s delight, and the sight of the mighty river making its way through the large granite outcrops at this First Cataract is one that will stay with you always. The hotel’s very spacious rooms all offer spectacular Nile views and all have A/C, direct-dial phone, internet access, satellite TV, mini-bar, in room safe, and hair dryer as their basic amenities, along with warm, stylish furnishings reflecting the gold for which Ancient Nubia was prized in the time of the pharaohs.
Dining at a Movenpick hotel or resort is always a wonderful experience, and the main restaurant, L’Orangerie features an open show kitchen where you can watch the chefs perform. Also unique is the Panorama Bar on top of the 14th floor Tower with a 360 degree view of the Nile and Aswan.
W<span>ith impeccable service and its welcoming atmosphere, the Movenpick Elephantine Island is a gracious and comfortable location from which to enjoy Aswan, Egypt’s most beautiful city
THE OLD CATARACT
First constructed by the famous tour operator, Thomas Cooke, it has since played hosts to royalty, Sir Winston Churchill, Jimmy Carter and many many more. Famously Agatha Christie formulated some of the famous Death on the Nile whilst staying here.
It is an upgrade worth considering for sure, as it really is a hotel and museum and in the same class as the Mena House and the Old Winter Palace. The view of the cataracts, Elephantine Island, the edge of the Sahara just across the river makes it one of the worlds best located hotels.
The Montazah Sheraton is placed in the heart of the charming city of Alexandria and overlooking the Mediterranean shoreline on one side and King Farouk’s Summer palace and gardens on the other. Close by are Alexandria’s financial and shopping centers and many places of interest such as the Roman Amphitheater, Greco Roman Museum, Alexandria Bibliotheque and Alexandria National Museum. Their sea or city view rooms offer air conditioning, remote control TV cable channels, radio, hair dryer, refrigerator, desk and telephone. The beautiful pool overlooks the sea. There is concierge service, beauty salon/barber and a fitness area, and a variety of restaurants plus a discothèque for dining and entertainment.
The Helnan Palestine, is a deluxe hotel with a unique location on Montazah’s fine beach surrounded by 350 acres of formal gardens. The hotel faces the Montazah Royal Palace that was once the site of the late Egyptian Royal Family’s Summer Palace. All rooms have balconies and include central air-conditioning, TV/ Satellite channels, mini-bar, international direct dial telephone, 24 hour room service and internet access. A variety of water sports are available, including swimming at the private beach and fishing, plus there’s a jogging track, table tennis, billiards and nearby outdoor tennis.
At the hotel there’s guest laundry and dry cleaning, beauty shop/barber, a shopping arcade with a great variety and a bank. Besides 24-hour room service there are 12 restaurant/lounge venues for a variety of casual to more formal dining and entertainment.