Escape to the lush banks of the Nile and find a most welcoming reception at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor, an opulent structure perched on the Nile River amid luxuriant tropical gardens and ancient temples.

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Guests feel right at home in Egypt’s great city of Luxor at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor, a veritable 19th-century palace which has housed and inspired presidents, politicians, artists, and celebrities alike. Built in 1886 by British explorers, the decadent accommodations of Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor are steeped in history. Agatha Christie wrote her famed 1937 novel Death on the Nile here, and archaeologist Howard Carter, discoverer of Tutankhamen’s tomb, wandered the gardens almost a century ago.

Guests of Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor are therefore in for a world of comfort and indulgence during their stay. All of the hotel’s 92 rooms are rich in their colonial design yet expertly blended with the glory of their Pharaonic setting. Fine woods, bright satin fabrics, and sumptuous marble bathrooms punctuate the palatial spaces, while the massive picture windows reveal sweeping views of the Nile River, the ancient Valley of the Kings, and the bougainvillea-dotted botanical gardens surrounding the property. Seven lavish suites are the epitome of excess, allowing guests to observe everyday life on the Nile River from their crimson, silver, and gold embellished lounge.

At Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor, guests are invited to fine dine where royals and dignitaries have once trod. This is none so more felt than at the historic 1886 restaurant, where Chef Ménad Berkani inspires à la carte creations from crayfish to risotto. After strolling lush gardens, sip champagne at the crystal-lit Victorian Lounge, an ideal spot for a tête-à-tête and afternoon tea. Ruby-red Royal Bar is an elegant Luxor bar for an aperitif, while L’Oasis, a swim-up restaurant and bar in the center of the swimming pool, offers gourmet pizzas or salads for lunch.

Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor places guests within steps of all of Luxor’s most iconic sites, including the Temple of Luxor, the Temple of Karnak, the botanical gardens, and the city’s bustling markets. This memorable hotel is the idyllic base from which to explore the region’s rich and ancient culture while still experiencing the luxuries of home.

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