Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah ★★★★★

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$142
avg/night
Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Mar 4, 2016 Check-out: Mar 7, 2016
4.1 /5
Overall score
77%
Would recommend
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.6
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Overview

Find contemporary French style in every detail of the Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah on the River Nile. In this ideal location guests enjoy the pulse and spirit of the largest city in Africa, stunning river views and a luxurious retreat of calm and tranquility. Swim in the heated outdoor infinity pool and never lose sight of the Nile. Enjoy a superb meal at any one of the fine restaurants on site, including the unique, floating Le Deck. Experience the sanctuary of Le Spa with soothing, expert treatments from the Middle East, Asia and Europe.

Rooms

Expect only the best in the rooms at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah. Smart, refined contemporary design with rich colors and luxury furnishings is the signature of all rooms and suites. Large LCD televisions, Wi-Fi Internet access (fees apply in some cases) and balconies overlooking the river are standard. Additional luxuries like Bose Wave stereo systems, butler service, separate sitting and dining areas, and club access are afforded to the higher end suites at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah.

Property features

Guests have it all at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah: immediate access to the excitement of downtown Cairo and a tranquil, refined refuge where every detail is expertly handled. Relax with an exquisite meal at the popular Buddha Bar or take in the unique view during dinner from Le Deck, floating on the Nile. Stick to a fitness regime with a swim in the infinity pool overlooking the river or with a jog, brisk walk or leisurely stroll down the private, riverside promenade. Schedule a spa treatment at Le Spa and feel utterly rejuvenated afterward. Arrange for a limousine to arrive nearly anywhere in style. Enjoy a performance at the Cairo Opera House or see the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, both within walking distance of the Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah.

Highlights

  • Private access to a river promenade
  • Impressive meeting and conference facilities
  • Walking distance from the Cairo Opera House

Nearby attractions

  • Cairo Opera House (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Egyptian Museum (1.2 mi/2 km)
  • Coptic Church (3.7 mi/6 km)

Business

  • Meeting and conference rooms available
  • Broadband Internet access (fees apply in some cases)

Transportation

  • Subway station (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Cairo International Airport (13.5 mi/22 km)

Dining

KEBABGY
An iconic Cairo restaurant for tasty barbecued meat - grilled before your eyes - and an authentic Oriental atmosphere. Choose from 25 shisha flavors, watch live bread-making demonstrations, and listen to live music and night-time entertainment.
LA PALMERAIE
Feast on Moroccan specialties at this Oriental eatery, the best Cairo restaurant for authentic tagines. Live music enhances the Moorish ambiance, while a shisha pipe and mint tea can be enjoyed on the banks of the Nile.
LE DECK
Floating gently on the Nile, this stylish à la carte restaurant has the most privileged location of all restaurants in Cairo. Choose from a range of Mediterranean or Oriental dishes or relax in the chill-out lounge with a refreshing cocktail.
SUD
A 24-hour Cairo restaurant offering à la carte dining along with generous breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets with live cooking. Mediterranean dishes entice; gaze out to magnificent views of the Nile from the terrace. Located by the lobby.
WINDOW ON THE NILE
Experience French art de vivre with afternoon tea in this elegant library lounge, which also offers rich pastries and signature cocktails. Settle down with a book from our international selection and take advantage of free Wi-Fi to catch up on emails.
THE BAR
The new outlet The Bar offers signature cocktails and appetizers, while enjoying the sounds of the resident DJ.
LA MADELEINE
Located conveniently by the lobby next to Le Sud restaurant, this Cairo bar and café serves Nespresso coffee, Parisian-style pastries to eat in or take away, and gourmet snacks including French baguettes and candy. Perfect for a quick pick-me-up.
LE DECK
Listen to the gently lapping waters of the Nile from this floating Cairo bar while you sip signature cocktails and watch the sun sink over the river; tilting feluccas sail past. A privileged location for a superbly stylish Cairo bar.
SUNNY BAR
Our pool bar - Sunny by name and sunny by nature - offers signature cocktails, healthy virgin drinks and a range of snacks. Order a refreshing thirst-quencher between sunbathing and swimming in the heated outdoor infinity pool overlooking the Nile.
WINDOW ON THE NILE
Settle in a comfortable chair and browse a book from our international selection. Gaze at the sparkling Nile as you take afternoon tea in this elegant library lounge with scrumptious pastries and cocktails. Catch up on emails using our free Wi-Fi.

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Amenities

Featured

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities

General

  • Air conditioned
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Concierge
  • Elevators
  • Ice machine

Activities

  • Heated pool
  • Fitness center or spa
  • Jacuzzi
  • Casino
  • Disco
  • Night club
  • Golf

Dining

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service

Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Express check in
  • Express checkout
  • Childcare Service
  • Concierge desk
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Security
  • Wake-up service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Tour desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Car rental desk
  • Barber/Beauty shop
  • Porters
  • FAX
  • Doctor on call
  • Gift shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Overhead projector
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Computer rental

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room

Parking

  • Parking
  • Indoor parking
  • Valet parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Bus parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible facilities

Room

  • Satellite TV
  • Cordless phone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Cribs available
  • Shower
  • Iron
  • Sprinklers in rooms
  • Bath tub

Reviews

4.1 /5 Overall score

77% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4.1/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.3/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.3/5
  • Comfort: 4.2/5
  • Location: 4.5/5
  • Value: 3.6/5

Great gateway in Cairo surrounded by the Nile

Would recommend Sun, Jul 12, 2015
From Check in to check out everything was marvelous. Staff is very helpful and kind, Food is great and bed so comfortable... Will return to see hotel during my next trip without any hesitation.

| N/A Singles

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

vacation trip!

Would recommend Mon, Feb 23, 2015
good hotel but small rooms, french style and seems already old...

| Mexico Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

business

Would recommend Tue, Dec 16, 2014
it was just ok litlle expansive comparing to other same quality

| N/A Business

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Horrible Experience

Would not recommend Tue, May 8, 2012
Terrible........................ They need to learn how to cater to tourists and their security concerns! This place will never see me again.

| Aventura, FL Couples

1 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 2 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 1 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Egyptian Museum 0.8 mi
Khan al-Khalili 2.3 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

$142
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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 4, 2016 Check-out: Mar 7, 2016