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Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Located in Downtown Cairo within a short walk of Cairo Tower, Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Egyptian Museum. This 433-room, 5-star hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with a full-service spa, a casino, and 5 restaurants. Located in central Cairo, the hotel is also near Coptic Museum and Museum of Islamic Art.

Dining

Enjoy dining at Le Sud, one of 5 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the 2 coffee shops/cafés. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

All of Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah's 433 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, minibars, and coffee makers. LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Free newspapers, free bottled water, and laptop-compatible safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah have access to a full-service spa, a casino, and an outdoor pool. For transportation, you can make use of an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EGP 1300 per vehicle one-way, as well as limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a 24-hour fitness center, 2 spa tubs, and a steam room.

  • Walking distance to Cairo Tower
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Highlights

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This high-rise luxury hotel features contemporary French and Asian style and has a private promenade along the Nile River. The Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah offers a number of top-notch restaurants, including the trendy Manipuri, El Kebabgy with traditional barbeque, La Palmeraie with authentic Moroccan cuisine, and Le Deck floating lounge and restaurant. Entertainment is provided in the lobby several nights a week.

The outdoor pool has an infinity edge overlooking the Nile. Guests can also take advantage of the So Spa, featuring a Hammam, 2 spa tubs, and spa services; the hotel also has a fitness center. Meeting facilities can accommodate up to 500 guests and technology support staff is available. An Internet point is available, and wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle is also offered 24 hours a day for a surcharge (advance notice required). The hotel also offers a casino, terrace, and piano.

  • Casino 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 433 
  • Number of floors - 27 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 808 
  • Conference center 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8697 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah offers 433 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Manipuri - Indian dishes for dinner and signature cocktails as well as a terrace that overlooks the Nile.

El Kebabgy - Traditional barbecue for lunch and dinner in an Asian-themed setting located on the banks of the Nile. Live entertainment.

La Palmeraie - Authentic Moroccan cuisine, live entertainment, and shisha with traditional mint tea. Located on the promenade by the Nile.

Le Deck - Floating lounge and restaurant serving international cuisine for lunch and dinner. Latino band every Sunday and Tuesday, 8 PM – 11 PM.

Vendome - French brasserie with an international wine list and cigar selections.

Window on the Nile - Parisian tea lounge with art books, pastries, and afternoon tea.

Le Sud - A 24-hour à la carte dining in a contemporary setting with views of the Nile. Mediterranean buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Children's menue available.

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

The heated outdoor pool has an infinity edge that seems to overflow into the Nile. There are also sun loungers, a fitness center, and 2 spa tubs.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fitness classes on site 

Spa Services

Sofitel's own Le Spa features treatment rooms that overlook the Nile and include iPod docking stations and scented candles. Signature treatments include a massage that incorporates seashells. Other amenities include a Turkish bath and an indoor relaxation pool with infinity edge.

  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EGP 1103.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Deposit: EGP 500 per night
You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EGP 447 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EGP 1300 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Early check-in fee: EGP 1790
  • Late check-out fee: EGP 1790
  • Rollaway bed fee: EGP 1103.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

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