I had booked this hotel by e-mail based on other Trip Advisor recommendations. I had pre-arranged a taxi pickup at the Luxor train station, but when I got there I was greeted by a man with no sign or identification. My pickup service involved me walking (with two bags) the 500 meters to the river, then taking a boat across to the west bank, then walking to the hotel. The refrigerator in my room had left over fruit in it, which smelled horribly. In the bathroom, the shower spray handle mount was broken, meaning I had to take one-handed showers. The shower curtain was useless, which resulted in a very slippery bathroom floor. On the plus side, there was very good hot water and pressure. Room decor is basic and beds are of average comfort. Hotel is located close to town and the public ferry dock and street noise is minimal. Front desk is often unattended. The pool and lounge area is very nice, and makes a great break from the heat of taking in the sights in Luxor. There was a smell of bug spray mixed with incense in the lobby. Skip the upstairs restaurant: service is slow, both at breakfast and dinner. I waited an hour for a barely warm kebab with rice. Prices are in line with other places. They have a live band at night, which is fairly loud. Overall, good location and pool, but offset by poor service and room quality.
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