Best Luxury Hotels In Luxor

Located along the majestic Nile River, Luxor, the ancient city once known as Thebes, offers a timeless journey into the heart of Egypt’s grandeur. Renowned as the world’s greatest open-air museum. Here, amidst the spellbinding ruins of temples and tombs, the past comes alive, whispering tales of pharaohs and deities. As the sun sets over the Nile, casting a golden hue on the colossal statues and age-old monuments, Luxor transforms into a haven of exclusive indulgences. From lavish resorts that embrace the essence of Egyptian elegance to private tours of the Valley of the Kings, this enchanting city promises an unforgettable escape into the lap of luxury, where every moment is a brush with history, and every experience, a testament to the splendor of ancient civilisations. Here are our favourite 5-star and luxury hotels in Luxor.

Pavillon Winter Luxor

Surrounded by palm trees and lush greenery, the Pavillon Winter Luxor leads down to the River Nile. It places guests a short stroll from the prime attractions of the Luxor Museum, the Luxor Temple and the marketplace. Choose from a classic king-size bedroom with a balcony, a twin, or a one-bedroom Prestige Suite with a French bed and a balcony overlooking the garden and the swimming pool of the Winter Palace. Dine in the opulent 1886 Restaurant with food by Chef Ibrahim Rashid, or in the sunny Mediterranean Le Bouganvillier and terrace. 

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Steigenberger Nile Palace

This Travel Sustainable Property boasts its own boat dock for swift transfers to the Valley of the Kings and Pharaonic Tombs directly across the water. All of the 303 bedrooms and suites have balconies or terraces with views of the city, the courtyard, or the river and mountains. There are Nubian and Thai-themed restaurants onsite, along with the Lebanese El Tarboush (where you can also catch folk music and dance), the Italian Casa di Napoli and the Tropicana snack bar adjacent to the Nile-side pool. Steigenberger Nile Palace also has a modern Egyptian spa.

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Hôtel Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor

Offering guests stunning views of the River Nile from their spacious hotel balconies, the Hôtel Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor is sure to appeal to lovers of luxury. It goes without saying that one of the Nile facing Luxury Rooms will be the best of the bunch and guests will want to take full advantage of the excellent room service menu as they enjoy a leisurely afternoon in their suite in order to beat the balmy afternoon heat.

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Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

Lovers of luxury will be instantly familiar with the Hilton brand and its dedication to excellence. While this establishment may be far removed from its origins, the Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa does not disappoint. Guests will be provided with the first-class service that the Hilton brand has built its reputation on, while the spacious spa is the perfect place to unwind after spending the day exploring Luxor’s historical treasures. There are two large outdoor swimming pools for guests to take advantage of that are set in a stunning garden, while parents to want to enjoy a little alone time can take advantage of the children’s club.

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Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan

Providing guests with enchanting views of Elephantine Island and the River Nile, this historic hotel is the perfect place to use as a base while exploring the surrounding area. This impressive building dates back to the 19th century and guests at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan are treated to spacious suites that lead down to a huge central courtyard that is set with a man-made lagoon. Each suite comes complete with its own balcony and this is the ideal place for couples to share a drink or two.

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