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Luxury Room, River View
Luxury Room, River View (Club)
Suite, 1 King Bed, River View
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, 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®.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah
- At your hotel
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.
- Technology support staff
- Poolside bar
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Concierge desk
- Health club
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Coffee shop or café
- Room service (24 hours)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Parking (surcharge)
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Business center
- Secretarial services
- Total number of rooms - 433
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-in
- Security guard
- Number of floors - 27
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Babysitting or childcare
- Currency exchange
- Translation services
- Medical assistance available
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Banquet facilities
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Full-service health spa
- Half board rates available
- Number of spa tubs - 2
- Free Wi-Fi
- Internet point
- Multilingual staff
- Audiovisual equipment
- Valet parking
- Parking garage
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 8697
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 808
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 11
- Shopping on site
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Tour assistance
- Wedding services
- Express check-out
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Stay connected
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
- Park your car
Parking (surcharge), Valet parking, Parking garage
- In your room
- Premium bedding
- Complimentary newspaper
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Direct-dial phone
- Complimentary bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- 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
- Free movie channels
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Eat and drink
Buddha Bar - Asian fusion dishes and sushi bar signature cocktails, and a terrace that overlooks the Nile.
El Kebabgy - Traditional barbecue 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. Latino band every Sunday and Tuesday, 8 PM – 11 PM.
Vendome - French brasserie with international wine list and cigar selections.
Window on the Nile - Parisian tea lounge with art books, pastries, and afternoon tea.
Sud - 24-hour a la carte dining in a contemporary setting with views of the Nile. Mediterranean buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Room service is available 24 hours.
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
- Swimming on site
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
- Turkish bath/Hammam in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
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
The Fine Print for Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah
- When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
- When you leave
Check-out time is noon
- How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
- 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.
- 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:
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.The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- A 1 percent city/local tax will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Breakfast fee: 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
- 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
- Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.