Old Winter Palace
Discover Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor, a 5-star Historical luxury hotel built in 1886 by British explorers perched on the Nile River amid luxuriant tropical gardens and ancient temples. The Victorian-style hotel is located on the banks of the Nile close to the Temple of Luxor. Housed in a former palace of the Egyptian King Faruk.
This opulent Luxor hotel blends rich colonial design with the glory of Pharaonic times. In this 19th-century palace once a winter retreat for the Egyptian royal family Agatha Christie wrote her famed 1937 novel Death on the Nile. Illustrious dignitaries - from presidents and politicians to artists and celebrities - have stayed in this Luxor hotel sumptuous suites overlooking the Valley of the Kings. Archaeologist Howard Carter discoverer of Tutankhamen s tomb wandered the gardens of this sumptuous hotel in Luxor almost a century ago.
The Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor provides a variety of premium services for guests, such as an early check-in, babysitting / child services and 24 hours room service. The wellness and health facilities include a beauty salon and a beauty centre. Guests can enjoy a range of leisure activities, such as water activities, boating facilities and volleyball courts.
Rooms at the Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor offer panoramic views of the street and the valley and provide a balcony, a flat-screen TV and cable/ satellite channels. They include armchairs, luxurious and sculptures,and come equipped with air conditioning and a mini bar, a private bathroom and a safe. All rooms have high ceilings.
The Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor has its own restaurant serving French and fusion cuisine, as well as a tranquil cafe. Guests can relax with a drink at the hotel's bar. For added luxury, guests can choose to have their breakfast served in the comfort of their own room.
Luxor International Airport (LXR) is less than a 20-minute drive from the Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor. The Valley of the Kings is a 20 minute car trip away.