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French 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®.

Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah Amenities

General

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.

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

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

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

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

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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Recreation

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

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

Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah Policies & Fees

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

General

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.

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Fees
Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • 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.
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Additional Details

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

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  • 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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