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

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Guests feel right at home in Egypt’s city of Luxor at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor. The magnificent 19th-century hotel 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. It was here that Agatha Christie wrote her 1937 novel Death on the Nile. In addition, archaeologist Howard Carter, discoverer of Tutankhamen’s tomb, frequented the lush botanical gardens.

Guests of Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor are in for a world of comfort and indulgence during their stay. The colonial design of the hotels’ 92 rooms blends expertly with the glory of their ancient setting. Fine woods, bright satins, and sumptuous marble bathrooms punctuate the palatial spaces. Massive picture windows reveal sweeping views of the Nile, the Valley of the Kings, and the property’s bougainvillea-dotted botanical gardens. The lavish suites are the epitome of excess, allowing guests to observe life on the Nile River from private lounges.

Outstanding Cuisine

At Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor, guests enjoy fine dining where royals and dignitaries have once trod. At the historic 1886 restaurant, Chef Ménad Berkani uses French influence to inspire elegant à la carte creations. La Corniche Restaurant also offers international fare in a more casual setting.

After strolling lush gardens, sip champagne at the crystal-lit Victorian Lounge, also an ideal spot for afternoon tea. The ruby-red Royal Bar is an elegant Luxor bar for an aperitif. Stop by the Nile Terrace to share views of the Nile that Agatha Christie also enjoyed over eight decades ago. Or, stroll through the Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor’s botanical gardens to the Central Park Bar for a refreshing mint tea on the palm-shaded terrace.

This memorable Luxor hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the region’s rich and ancient culture while still experiencing the luxuries of home.

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