Luxor is one of Egypt's premier travel destinations in the Nile Valley. The rich city has much to offer the traveler, from the spectacular deserts and the scenic river to the vast temple of Karnak. Travelers looking for both affordable and luxury hotels in Luxor Egypt will find the largest selection of accommodations on the East Bank of the Nile River. The hotels are in close proximity to the Valley of the Kings and other historical structures.
Luxor Egypt hotels on the East Bank offer a good combination of affordable and luxury services. Hotels in Luxor Egypt near the city's famous tmeple are among the best options for places to spend your Egypt vacation. The Sofitel Winter Palace hotel is one of the best East Bank hotels Luxor Egypt. Built in 1886, the hotel was known as Old Winter Palace. In 1975, a new construction extended the hotel's charm and magnitude and today it is popularly known as Sofitel Winter Palace. Due to its old-world charm and popularity among celebrities, Winter Palace is featured as one of the best Palace Hotels of the World.
The Sofitel Winter Palace has 86 well-furnished rooms and six suites with interiors having a colonial charm and eye-catching décor. Rooms are equipped with the best amenities, including high-speed internet access, plasma TVs, a mini bar, and an in-room electronic safe. The décor and style is classic Victorian, and in many ways the Winter Palace resembles a Victorian-era fortress more than a luxury hotel. The hotel's suites offer ultra-modern amenities and facilities including wireless internet, flat-screen LCD television, butler service, Nile views, and marble bathrooms. The hotel is also known for its world-class restaurants, which generally serve international and traditional Egyptian cuisine. With such a rich atmosphere, state-of-the-art amenities, and fine dining, Sofitel Winter Palace is certainly in contention for being the best hotel in Luxor Egypt.
While the city has excellent luxury hotels, travelers in search of affordable lodging in Luxor Egypt will not be disappointed by the number of value hotels sprawling along the river's eastern bank. The Iberotel Luxor Hotel (pictured) is found on Khaled Ebn El Waleed Street on the banks of the River Nile. Located near the Luxor Temple, the hotel offers the best views of the Nile River and the temple. There are more than 180 rooms equipped with air conditioners, satellite TVs, telephones, and all other basic amenities. The hotel area offers splendid gift shops, a swimming pool, and laundry service. Travelers on a lookout for the best hotel in Luxor Egypt in terms of affordability and good facilities will find Iberotel hotel to be a perfect candidate.
While the East Bank of the Nile River has some of the best Luxor Egypt hotels offering top end facilities and services, there are relatively few luxury hotels on the West Bank. The Al Moudira hotel is one of few five-star hotels in the area, located at the Haggar El Dabiyya Village. The stylish hotel is designed like traditional dome-shaped Middle-Eastern palaces. The suites are connected by courtyards, gardens, and terraces, and they are filled with a collection of Oriental and colonial antique items. There's also an old Moroccan styled bath place and a heated pool with spa treatment. This five-star hotel offers excellent facilities to organize events and seminars. All 50 suites have a nice blend of traditional Ottoman interiors and sophisticated amenities including satellite television, mini bar and air conditioning. The Al Moudira is the best luxury hotel in Luxot Egypt because it provides a good combination of traditional architecture and modern amenities.
Tourists looking for a quaint, yet attractive budget West Bank hotels in Luxor Egypt will find Hotel El-Gezira to be a perfect place to spend a quiet vacation. In addition to excellent Nile River views, the rooms have all the necessary amenities. The Amon Hotel is also one of the most affordable Luxor Egypt hotels along the West Bank of the Nile. The rooms do not have as many modern amenities as other hotels, simply ceiling fans, air conditioners, and balconies, but the services are extremely helpful to travelers. The breakfasts and lunches served are delicious home-cooked meals and a good way to experience traditional Egyptian cuisine. The Amon is close to archaeological sites and is possibly the best hotel in Luxor Egypt for history buffs and travelers interested in archaeology.