This historic hotel is a luxury landmark built in 1886 in distinctive authentic Victorian style. Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor witnessed one of the greatest discoveries, when the famous archaeologist Howard Carter announced the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb at the hotel’s main terrace. Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor will take you to an oasis of tranquility, from where you will happily discover a gateway to the splendors of ancient Egypt times. Offering lavish rooms and suites, lush gardens, a pool and refined restaurants and bars. Welcome to one of Egypt’s most iconic hotels beloved by royalty, and is a beacon of old-world charm where French regency elegance and the mystique of the River Nile combine to ravishing effect. The pool scene is stunning and has the vibe of a private oasis with surrounding palm trees. A variety of convenient services are also offered at Winter Palace to deliver a memorable and stress-free holiday. Prepare to be embraced by timeless luxury coupled with impeccable service, luxe amenities and a hospitality philosophy with sustainability at its heart.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Sofitel
Hotel chain/brand
Sofitel

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Buffet


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
or
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.3
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.7
Free Wifi
8.5
High score for Luxor
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Victoria
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff, so kind, genuine and professional. From the first moment when Mr Mohammed welcomed me so beautifully, I was made to feel absolutely at home. Nothing was too much trouble. The property is stunning. The good was alo exceptional. The whole...
  • Natan
    United States of America United States of America
    Excellent service, amazing location, and a historical property. We will definitely visit again!
  • Ivo
    Oman Oman
    Location, rooms, ambience, garden, staff … we loved the place

Hotel area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • 1886
    • Cuisine
      French
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Romantic
  • La Corniche
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free
  • El Nakhel
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Lunch • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Amenities of Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • 3 restaurants
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

House rules

Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor

  • The prices at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor is 0.7 miles from the center of Luxor. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Pool table
    • Ping-pong
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Swimming pool
    • Themed dinners
    • Live music/Performance
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Happy hour

  • Room options at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Suite

  • Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor has 3 restaurants:

    • El Nakhel
    • La Corniche
    • 1886

  • Check-in at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.