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The Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor, a 5-star hotel located on the banks of the River Nile in Luxor, Egypt, just south of Luxor Temple, was built in 1886. There are 86 rooms and 6 suites.
A sweeping edifice built by the British in 1886, Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor stands on the banks of the River Nile, amidst a lush tropical garden. Favored throughout history by royalties and adventurers alike, it is an oasis of tranquility and an elegant gateway to the splendors of pharaonic times. The story of the Winter Palace started thirteen decades ago, when the cooler days of Egypt has inspired the British excursionist Thomas Cook to extend the mysteries of exploration all the way to ancient capital of Egypt, now known as Luxor. Designed by the Italian artist J.S. Caruzzo, and with such majestic location overlooking the Valley of the Kings, the hotel tells its visitors about the glamorous guest list who has visited it… as it became a compass for legendary stars, luxury travellers and mystical adventurers.
Encompassing 92 guestrooms, the Palace has got 85 rooms, varying between three categories: Classic, Superior and Luxury, which are evenly distributed amongst the Garden side and Nile side of the Winter Palace. Additionally, the 7 suites of Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor are considered as unique artistic masterpieces, featuring royal chic and supplemented with latest state-of-art amenities and facilities. The guestrooms of the Winter Palace are distinguished with 92 different designs and identities, yet they are all united in creating a lavish and antiquated ambiance for the hotel’s guests… that makes their stay a truly unforgettable one.

  • George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, a collector of Egyptian antiquities who financed archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter's discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922, stayed many times at the Winter Palace.

  • The British crime novelist Agatha Christie stayed at The Winter Palace Hotel while writing her famous Poirot detective story Death on the Nile.
     

 

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