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Room type

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Luxury Room, River View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Luxury Room, River View (Club)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed (Partial Nile View)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Suite, 1 King Bed, River View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Get an overview of this hotelFrench elegance by the Nile, right in the center of Cairo

On the Nile River

Located on the banks of the Nile River at the southern tip of quiet El Gezirah island, this 27-story Cairo luxury hotel is within easy reach of the Opera House, Egyptian Museum, Khan El Khalili, and Cairo Tower.

Infinity pool, spa

Offering the ultimate in contemporary French hospitality, Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah features a decadent So Spa, severak restaurants, state-of-the-art business facilities, and an infinity-edge pool overlooking the Nile.

Balconies with Nile views

All guestrooms in the hotel's cylindrical tower have balconies with panoramic views of the Nile. Rooms also feature LCD TVs, free Wi-Fi, free broadband Internet access, free movies, and Sofitel's signature MyBed®.

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 El Gezirah offers a number of top-notch restaurants, including the trendy Buddha Bar, 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.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Casino
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8697
  • Conference space size (meters) - 808
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free WiFi
  • Full-service spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Library
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 27
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Terrace
  • Total number of rooms - 433
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds available

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

Buddha Bar - Asian fusion sushi 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.

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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.

  • Aerobics on site
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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.

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

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

No pets or service animals allowed

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Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A 1 percent city/local tax will be charged
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 145 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EGP 555 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self parking fee: EGP 50 per day
  • Early check-in fee: EGP 600
  • Late check-out fee: EGP 600
  • Deposit: EGP 500 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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 El Gezirah is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
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