Standing in southern Egypt and flanking the Nile in a luxury Nile cruise, Luxor, also known as Thebes or the “City of a Hundred Gates,” was the capital of the country in ancient times. It’s often deemed the world’s most impressive outdoor museum and for good reason. It’s where you’ll discover an abundance of tombs, monuments, temples, and ruins. In this article we suggest the top hotels to stay in this city.
1. Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa
On the banks of the Nile, Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa offers stylish rooms with uninterrupted views from the water’s edge, luxurious spa facilities and stunning infinity pools.
Enjoy the tranquil environment and attentive service at Hilton Luxor Resort. Choose from classic Hilton rooms to upgraded suites with Nile views.
Relax and rejuvenate with the aid of luxury holistic treatments at Hilton Nayara Spa. Enjoy one of Luxor Resort’s 2 beautiful infinity pools or simply relax in a cabana hammock beside the Nile.
In the evening, spend time in one of Hilton Luxor Resort’s 7 elegant bars and restaurants. Explore the rich culture of this ancient region of Egypt.
2. Maritim Jolie Ville Kings Island Luxor
Jolie Ville Kings Island Luxor is a luxurious resort located on a private island. Surrounded by 165 acres of landscaped gardens, it overlooks the Nile and features 3 outdoor swimming pools.
Each room offers a private terrace overlooking the lush gardens. All benefit from air conditioning, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
Jolie Ville Kings Island Luxor features an infinity-edge swimming pool with Nile views and a water cannon. Guests can also enjoy various leisure facilities including 4 tennis courts and a gym.
Over 10 different restaurants, bars and lounges are available at Jolie Ville Kings. French à la carte cuisine can be enjoyed at La Fleur Restaurant, while the atmospheric Fellah Tent offers traditional belly dancing, water pipes and Turkish coffee.
3. Pavillon Winter Luxor
Pavillon Winter Luxor offers 3 restaurants, 2 bars, and warm hospitality in the heart of Luxor city. It overlooks the River Nile and is just 100 m away from the Luxor Temple.
Rooms and suites are comfortably furnished and include private, furnished balconies with views of the garden.
Pavillon Winter Luxor offers a large outdoor swimming pool surrounded by palm trees and exotic plants. Guests enjoy a wide variety of services that include babysitting, airport shuttle, bicycle or car rental service.
Pavillon Winter’s restaurant serve a variety of cuisine as well as weekly theme nights and live folklore music. The attentive staff helps create a friendly and inviting atmosphere for guests and can offer tips on what to see and do nearby.
Nearby attractions include the Karnak Temple, Luxor Museum, International Convention Center, and the Mummification Museum.
4. Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
A stunning example of Victorian architecture, this prestigious hotel is a short walk from Luxor Temple and features high-standard facilities.
Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor has a history of hosting royalty and celebrities throughout the years. The interior features grand staircases, high ceilings and lounge areas that are furnished with antique furniture and beautiful flower arrangements.
As can be expected, Winter Palace’s restaurants have a historical reputation to keep up to. Relax and socialize as you enjoy French cuisine with the latest fusion dishes from around the world.
The pool scene is stunning and has the vibe of a private oasis with surrounding palm trees. A variety of convenient services are also offered at Winter Palace to deliver a memorable and stress-free vacation.
5. Sonesta St. George Hotel – Convention Center
In Luxor and overlooking the, the Hotel Luxor features contemporary accommodations with free Wi-Fi in public areas, a health spa and fine dining in its restaurant. It is just over 1.6 km from Luxor Station.
Decorated with luxurious bedding and elegant furnishings, all rooms include air conditioning, a TV and a minibar. Most rooms have stunning city or river views.
Guests can unwind in the hotel’s sauna or go for a swim in the large outdoor.
A variety of local and international dishes are available at Sonesta St. George’s restaurant.
The Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor is a short drive from the shops and restaurants of Luxor. It is close to Luxor Temple and Luxor Museum. Luxor International Airport is 9.7 km away.