All the hotels we use for our tours are 4 star, or better. Our clients enjoy them. But if you prefer the very best, let us know and we will include high-end, luxury properties in your itinerary.
Our favorite luxury accommodations in Cairo all have Nile views. They include the Novotel Cairo El Borg and the Semiramis InterContinental.
Giza offers several top notch hotels all with pyramid views including Le Meridien and the Mena House Hotel.
The Sofitel Old Cataract in Aswan is our favorite luxury property in the area. It was built in 1899 by Thomas Cook to house European travelers. It was where Agatha Christie lived while writing “Death on the Nile” and some of the the scenes from the 1978 movie were filmed there. Others who have stayed at the property include Tsar Nicholas II, Winston Churchill, Howard Carter, Margaret Thatcher, former President Jimmy Carter, Queen Noor,
Another wonderful Aswan property is the Movenpick Hotel. It is located on Elephantine Island with a gorgeous swimming pool, lovely gardens and amazing views of both the desert sand dunes and downtown Aswan.
In Luxor, the very best, Nile view, luxury hotels are the Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor, Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel and the Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor (another location where Agatha Christie worked on “Death on the Nile.” All have magnificent, panoramic views of the river, the ancient sites and the city. The pools are spectacular for a relaxing afternoon swim after site seeing.
In Sharm el Sheikh Hilton Hotel, Sheraton Sharm Hotel, Resort, Villas and Spa and Renaissance Sharm el Sheikh Golden View Beach Resort, and the magnificent Movenpick Resort Sharm el Sheikh. These properties all have private beaches with easy access to cruising and water sports.
All of these are 5-star, luxury properties with swimming pools, bars, spas, high-end shopping, wifi, business centers, excellent dining, fitness clubs, concierge service, limousines, butler and in-room services. Several have private golf courses, and all are top-notch, world-class accommodations.