Luxor has been a major tourist destination since the 19th century and people travel to this region of Egypt from all around the world in order to visit the area’s ancient attractions. People who have a love for history are sure to be in their element here. Exploring these attractions can be tiring and visitors will need somewhere comfortable to rest their heads. Luxor has a reputation for being one of the most decadent cities in the whole of Egypt and there are plenty of luxurious hotels for visitors to choose from. Here is an overview of some of the best luxury hotels in Luxor.
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Mercure Luxor Karnak
Taking a stroll in the large and lush garden of this grand hotel is sure to be a relaxing experience. However, guests who want to be able to enjoy plenty of pampering should make sure that they head to the hotel’s large and very lavish spa. The staff at the Mercure Luxor Karnak are always on hand to make sure that guests have everything they need and their Superior Suites provide guests with plenty of comfort and treats, while dining on the garden terrace while taking in the sun set over the Nile is an event that should not be missed.
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.
Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa
Lovers of luxury will be instantly familiar with the Hilton brand and its dedication to excellent. 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.
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.