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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beautiful small camp with secure parking for our 4x4. We camped in the car but there are 5 or 6 small rooms around the courtyard. Large shaded area with benches for relaxing out of the sun. Ahmed and his family made us feel very welcome, we had good chats with Ahmed and were cooked excellent dinners every night. All costs... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is the greatest place I've ever stayed. Ahmed took care of me right from the beginning since I arrived until I left. He met me at the bus station and led me to the camp, made me food day and night (I only ate here because his food was great) and always offered me help, whatever I needed. The... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Great food, brilliant location if you want to be away from the main town. Ahmed is a really good guy and was straight up about everything. Bit run down, but where isn't after so long with no tourism, go and stay and really make a difference to a lovely family that deserve a break and get a very different experience... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

Against all the odds, I (a middle aged middle classed old English girl) LOVED this place! You see, it was so totally UNIQUE.. camping out in a bamboo style hut with birds perched right outside and the morning sun peeking through the cane windows. Just getting here was an adventure, crossing the Nile by ferry, and then strolling along the... More 

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2 Thank Juliet C
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Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

We were very happy staying at Al Salam Camp with Ahmed this September. He was very helpful cooking for us and providing us with everything we needed. It's definitely a 'camp,' so don't expect anything much nicer than a tent. This means lots of bugs everywhere! There's a lovely common area with plenty of fans to keep you cool. An... More 

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Thank Layton R
London
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Reviewed 6 September 2014

Arrived after a long journey and Ahmed was welcoming, very good English and some interesting conversation! However when it came to organising a tour around Luxor, he wasn't completely upfront. Having enquired about getting a guide and a driver around the west and east bank by email, he went and booked without any confirmation from us and left us with... More 

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Thank ELKElliston
UK
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Ahmed and his family are excellent hosts at this peaceful camp on the west bank of the Nile overlooking Luxor. Ahmed speaks good English. Accommodation is primarily simple, clean huts around a shaded courtyard with fans. Camping is possible, but space is limited. The food is delicious home cooked fare, and Ahmed can provide alcohol. Excursions can be arranged either... More 

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Thank Morag M
Sydney
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Reviewed 12 May 2013

This is a basic place but we really liked it. We camped so I cant comment on the rooms but there is space for people with rooftop tents. The owner gave us such a warm welcome and offers very good hospitality. There is a communal area, clean toilets and showers and they are happy to do simple but tasty meals.... More 

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Thank lisib
Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

We spent (only, unfortunately) two nights at Al Salam camp with Ahmed and his family but it certainly was one of our most fantastic experiences in all of Egypt. The place is extremely peaceful, located away from the noisy city center of Luxor on the west bank, very near to all of the sights around the valley of the kings.... More 

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1 Thank Johannes F
Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

Even though it was a nice place to stay, with good food and excellent common area, the owner was not honest when it came to his prices of his excursions...when it came to checkout and settle my bill, he used the excuse that he forgot to tell me that all prices were for two people...that he was to caught up... More 

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Address: Tourist Port Road/Nile Corniche | West Bank, Luxor, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Luxor
Price Range: £10 - £13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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