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Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor

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Winter Palace, built in 1886 on the Nile banks in a tropical garden is a magical experience of history luxury that hosted royalties and celebrities throughout the years. Winter Palace offers the mythical atmosphere with the modern decor comfort of a 5 star hotel. It is located in the city center, just minutes from Luxor Temple and the airport.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View
Park View
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This is a wonderful throwback to yesteryear historic hotel oozing with charm. It is right on the banks of the Nile and you can walk out the door of the hotel to find great shopping and restaurants. My wife and I walked in the early evening from the hotel to the Luxor Temple
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We loved this hotel. The location is great, the building is majestic, the grounds are beautiful and the best part is the people who work here. They make you feel at home. Everyone smiles and offers to help. History was made here when Howard Carter announced the discovery of
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I went inside because my friend wanted to take a look. His friend will be Staying in the Winter Palace soon. The first thing I noticed was a red carpet going up beautifully crafted stone steps. The most grand of entrances. Next i went through the most amazing entrance to a
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Response from SHAWERSelim, Hotel Manager at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
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Dear valued Guest, I am delighted to read your review and thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent feedback regarding your visit to The Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor. We, at The Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor ensure that all valued Guests received uninterrupted and impeccable service and attention throughout their stay. We likewise anticipate Guest's needs and create exceptional Luxury experience that gives lasting memories to our discerning Guests. Furthermore, it gives us great pride and joy that our guests leaves the hotel with nothing but all praises about our hotel, overall facilities, comfortable and clean room, historical palace charm and an incomparable service and hospitality. Once again, thank you for your exceptional feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in not so distant future. Warmest regards, Selim SHAWER Hotel Manager
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The location is excellent and the service is even better. The hotel is located right next to the Luxor Temple. It provides a butler to suite room guests and our butler, Armed was incredibly helpful and made our stay a memorable one.
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Response from SHAWERSelim, Hotel Manager at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
Responded yesterday
Dear valued Guest, It was our pleasure having the chance to host you with us. I would like to thank you for sharing your thoughts regarding your recent stay. We are glad to know you fully enjoyed the historical charm of the great Old palace where lots of the presidents and celebrities have stayed in which was built in 1886, and also glad that the staff succeeds to come up to your expectations and specially with the service offered by Ahmed, it will be my pleasure to pass on your nice words to all the team.Thank you again for sharing your luxury experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Best regards, Selim SHAWER Hotel Manager
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I stayed at the winter palace for unfortunately only 1 night, I wished I could have stayed longer. The staff are brilliant and cannot do enough to help you. The breakfast was fantastic & the dining room where breakfast is served is beautiful. The rooms are spacious, which was
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Response from SHAWERSelim, Hotel Manager at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
Responded yesterday
Dear valued Guest, Thank you for your interest in Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor and we are delighted hosting you with us. We are indeed very pleased on the way you describe your luxury experience at the Hotel and such commendable remarks makes us extremely proud of the kind of service we cater to our discerning Guests. Thank you so much for your valuable recommendation and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Selim SHAWER Hotel Manager
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I'm sure you would be able to get an iron & ironing board whenever you needed it. That is a basic request & the hotel is very accommodating.
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Also there iS a link at the top of this page to connect to their email
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Never heard of that club. It's not the Accor one
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if you book direct with the hotel they will take your credit card details and charge you one night for a 'no show' otherwise they do not use the card at all
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Apologies for the late reply. This somehow slipped through without being answered. We have different restaurants:- Poolside offers a 300LE Set Menu of the day, and individual items can be ordered from the menu such as Kofta Sandwich (with Salad & French fries) for 120LE Corniche – offers Set Menu for 400LE and individual items from 95LE-280LE Royal Bar – With a smart casual dress code - Snacks from 95LE-220LE per item. The Club Sandwich is a popular choice 1886 – With a formal dress code – Set menu $50 and 160LE-650LE per menu item High Tea can be taken in the Victoria lounge or, in wintertime, on the Nile Terrace - 250LE per person We also have a 24hr Room –Service menu with a varying range of foods Prices are obviously subject to change and include service & taxes
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"No idea about rooms - Just go to the bar"
"Go for the Nile view superior rooms - we’ll worth it."
"We enjoyed staying in the old hotel. Garden view was fine. The 5 AM call to prayer "wake-up call" was pretty special too."
"Garden view was nice."
"Preferred Garden View, even tho Front Nile View is nice - save that for Aswan"
US$93 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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