Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel - Cairo

3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt, 11518  show map
 5 stars
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Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel - Cairo

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

The classic Sofitel El Gezirah offers contemporary accommodation overlooking the River Nile. Built in 1984, the hotel is a combination of oriental architecture and modern facilities.

Its prime location close to Deir Amba Bischoi, Djoser's Pyramid and Villa du Baron Empain, just 100 meters from Gezira(Opera) subway station. The property is located 4km away from Cairo city center with monuments, museums and a tower nearby.

The vicinity of a river as well as quick access to nightclubs and bars set the hotel apart.

Fast access to Cairo International airport within 20km is provided.

Rooms

This property counts 430 guestrooms featuring Opera Triple Room, Executive Deluxe Twin Room and Junior Triple Room. They feature en suite bathrooms with bathrobes, slippers and a rain shower.

Eat

Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the restaurant. The gastronomic restaurant serves fresh fusion meals. Guests can relax in the café bar serving hot drinks.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of USD 25 per person per night. 

Services

For business guests Sofitel El Gezirah offers conference facilities, a photocopier and laptops, while leisure travelers can enjoy a barber shop, a hairdresser and a lift.

Relax

For children a kids' club and babysitting service are available. A gym and fitness classes are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of floors   27.  Number of rooms   433.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/Club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Night club
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • River view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 am

Check-Out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt, 11518

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City Center
  • Cairo
    3.8km
Airports
Underground stations
  • Gezira(Opera)
    400 m
  • Dokki
    1.2km
Restaurants
  • Le Deck (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
    20 m
  • Buddha Bar (cuisine: Asian fusion)
    40 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    27
  • Number of rooms:
    433

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Rooms and availability

Sofitel El Gezirah Club Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Club Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Club Double Room
Club Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
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    Club Suite
    Bed type: King Size bed
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      Prestige Double Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
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      Sofitel El Gezirah Prestige Triple RoomSofitel El Gezirah Prestige Triple RoomSofitel El Gezirah Prestige Triple Room
      Prestige Triple Room
      Bed type: Triple
      Size: 64m2
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      Triple room

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        Bed type: King Size bed or Double or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
        Size: 64m2
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        Prestige Suite Nile View (Double/Twin)

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          Sofitel El Gezirah Twin RoomSofitel El Gezirah Twin RoomSofitel El Gezirah Twin Room
          Twin Room
          Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
          Size: 32m2
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          Double Room

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            Triple Room
            Bed type: Triple
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              Sofitel El Gezirah Junior SuiteSofitel El Gezirah Junior SuiteSofitel El Gezirah Junior Suite
              Junior Suite
              Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Double and 1 Single bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 64m2
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              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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              Featuring a balcony with partial view of the Nile, this spacious, air-conditioned suite offers a blend of French and Oriental décor. It includes a separate living room with a flat-screen TV, a minibar and free WiFi (High-Speed Internet upon Supplement). It includes BOSE® music system, Signature MyBed® amenities and a minibar. The bathroom is fitted with a rain shower, complimentary Lanvin® products. This suite also provides complimentary breakfast at the main restaurant.

              Room facilities
                Sofitel El Gezirah Junior Triple RoomSofitel El Gezirah Junior Triple RoomSofitel El Gezirah Junior Triple Room
                Junior Triple Room
                Bed type: Triple
                Size: 64m2
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                Triple room

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                  Sofitel El Gezirah Superior Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Superior Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Superior Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Superior Double Room
                  Superior Double Room
                  Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
                  Size: 32m2
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                  • Air conditioning
                  • Private bathroom
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                  Superior Partial Nile View (Double/Twin)

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                    Superior Triple Room
                    Bed type: King Size bed or Triple
                    Size: 32m2
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                    Triple room

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                      Sofitel El Gezirah Superior SuiteSofitel El Gezirah Superior SuiteSofitel El Gezirah Superior SuiteSofitel El Gezirah Superior Suite
                      Superior Suite
                      Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Double and 1 Single bed or 1 Single bed
                      Size: 32m2
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                      Superior Suite King Bed

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                        Executive Deluxe Twin Room
                        Bed type: Twin beds or 1 Double and 1 Single bed or 1 Single bed
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                        Deluxe Executive Twin Beds

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                          Sofitel El Gezirah Deluxe Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Deluxe Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Deluxe Double Room
                          Deluxe Double Room
                          Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Double and 1 Single bed
                          Size: 64m2
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                            Bed type: King Size bed
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                            Deluxe Suite
                            Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Double and 1 Single bed or 1 Single bed
                            Size: 64m2
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                            Deluxe Suite King Bed

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                              Sofitel El Gezirah Executive Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Executive Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Executive Double Room
                              Executive Double Room
                              Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Double and 1 Single bed or 2 King Size beds
                              Size: 64m2
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                              Executive King Bed

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                                Sofitel El Gezirah Opera Triple RoomSofitel El Gezirah Opera Triple RoomSofitel El Gezirah Opera Triple Room
                                Opera Triple Room
                                Bed type: Triple
                                Size: 64m2
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                                Triple room

                                Room facilities
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                                  Opera Suite
                                  Bed type: King Size bed
                                  Size: 64m2
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                                  Featuring panoramic views over the Nile, Opera King Suites offers a spacious living room, WiFi, two balconies and a Nespresso® machine. The bathroom is fitted with a rainfall shower and a soaking tub and provides complimentary Lanvin® amenities. Club Millésime lounge offers complimentary breakfasts, snacks and a butler service.

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                                    Sofitel El Gezirah Luxury Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Luxury Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Luxury Double RoomSofitel El Gezirah Luxury Double Room
                                    Luxury Double Room
                                    Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
                                    Size: 32m2
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                                    • Free Wi-Fi
                                    • Air conditioning
                                    • Private bathroom
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                                    Luxury Nile View (Double/Twin)

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                                      Luxury Triple Room
                                      Bed type: Triple
                                      Size: 32m2
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                                        How to reach hotel

                                        hotel Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
                                        Show big map »

                                        Hotel Address:

                                        3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt, 11518

                                        Get directions
                                        City Center
                                        • Cairo
                                          3.8km
                                        Airports
                                        Underground stations
                                        • Gezira(Opera)
                                          400 m
                                        • Dokki
                                          1.2km
                                        Restaurants
                                        • Le Deck (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
                                          20 m
                                        • Buddha Bar (cuisine: Asian fusion)
                                          40 m
                                        Hotel information
                                        • Check-In:
                                          from  1 am
                                        • Check-Out:
                                          until  1 am
                                        • Year renovated:
                                          2007
                                        • Number of floors:
                                          27
                                        • Number of rooms:
                                          433

                                        Hotel Awards

                                        EgyptianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairoSofitel El Gezirah

                                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                        Best Spa Hotels in Egypt

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                                        What's nearby

                                        Places of interest

                                        • Citadelle de Salahdin - 2.0km
                                        • Villa du Baron Empain - 2.0km
                                        • Nekropole in Sakkara - 2.0km
                                        • Scheintüren in Sakkara - 2.0km
                                        • Mykerinospyramide in Gizeh - 2.0km

                                        Convention centers

                                        • Centre Français de Culture et de Coopération (CFCC) - Mounira - 1.1km

                                        Museums

                                        Parks

                                        • The Andalus Park - 600 m

                                        Theaters

                                        • Opera house Cairo - 400 m

                                        Underground stations

                                        • Gezira(Opera) - 300 m
                                        • Dokki - 1.1km
                                        • Sadat - 1.2km
                                        • Saad Zaghloul - 1.3km
                                        • Sayyeda Zeinab - 1.5km
                                        • Naguib - 2.0km
                                        • Nasser - 2.1km
                                        • Bohooth - 2.3km
                                        • El-Malek El-Saleh - 2.4km
                                        • Cairo University - 2.6km
                                        • Orabi - 2.6km

                                        Local Attractions

                                        • Gabalaya Park and Aquarium - 1.6km
                                          Between Om Kalthoum Street and Hassan Sabri Street, Cairo
                                        • Gizeh Plateau - 2.3km
                                          Al Haram Str., Cairo
                                        • Zamalek (Gezira Island) - 2.6km
                                        • Old City (Coptic Cairo) - 1.9km
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                                        • Al-Azhar Park - 2.6km
                                          Darassa Hill, Cairo

                                        Near the hotel

                                        • Cairo Opera House - 510 m
                                          Gezira Island, Cairo
                                        • Museum of Modern Egyptian Art - 1.1km
                                          Gezira Island, Cairo
                                        • National Geographic Society Museum - 990 m
                                          Kasr El Aini Street, Cairo

                                        Restaurants Nearby

                                        • Le Deck - 20 m

                                          Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

                                          66% likes this, based on 13 reviews
                                          Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

                                        • La Palmeraie - 40 m

                                          Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

                                          78% likes this, based on 7 reviews
                                          Cuisine: Moroccan

                                        • Kebabgy - 240 m

                                          Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

                                          62% likes this, based on 96 reviews
                                          Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

                                        • Buddha Bar - 40 m

                                          Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

                                          68% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                                          Cuisine: Asian fusion

                                        • The Place Boat - 50 m

                                          Address: Montazah El-Gezira St
                                          Phone: +20227361111

                                          51% likes this, based on 30 reviews
                                          Cuisine: Egyptian

                                        Hotel information
                                        • Check-In:
                                          from  1 am
                                        • Check-Out:
                                          until  1 am
                                        • Year renovated:
                                          2007
                                        • Number of floors:
                                          27
                                        • Number of rooms:
                                          433

                                        Hotel Awards

                                        EgyptianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairoSofitel El Gezirah

                                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                        Best Spa Hotels in Egypt

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                                        Sofitel El Gezirah Reviews

                                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sofitel El Gezirah

                                        Individual guest reviews

                                        • Family with children
                                          9.2

                                          I appreciated the confort very much and also the kindness of the staff of the hotel.

                                          I didn´t appreciate the existence of a chimney of the restaurant next to the swimming pool, whose smoke and intense smell of food during all day were determinant to make us unconfortable.

                                        • Older travelers
                                          8.2

                                          The hotel's location on an island in the Nile in downtown Cairo is unbeatable and the view from the balcony of our room on the 21st floor was breathtaking. We could even see the pyramids at Giza! We were also impressed that the balcony door was double-glazed, making it possible to shut out the traffic noise of the city which never sleeps. A hotel worker we met while going for a stroll on our first day in Cairo went out of his way to be helpful to us without expecting a tip - rare for Egypt! We were also impressed that the hotel allowed us to use internet facilities in its business centre free of charge. Other hotels we stayed at charged for this service. Eating breakfast al fresco meters from the Nile was also a memorable experience.

                                          I can't really fault this hotel. I would recommend it to other travellers, but probably wouldn't stay there again because it was well outside our budget and a one-off splurge for us.

                                        • Older travelers
                                          8.8

                                          Excellent location. Fantastic view over the nile from any room with friendly atmosphere from all the staff

                                        • Couple
                                          8.8

                                          Over all is ok, but what was interested their the people who work in the hotel, very corporative , kind and easily handles the obstacles .

                                          The room it's so small in conparison with the same class hotels.

                                        • Older travelers
                                          5.4

                                          Window dinner saloon and view...

                                          Breakfast should be more cheaper

                                        • Group of friends
                                          6.6

                                          Location overlooking Nile and close to Egyptian Museum would have been fine under normal circumstances. Travelling with my 21 year old daughter.

                                          Unfortunately the political protest which shut down the entire city caused us to be confined to our hotel for the entire stay. We only stayed two nights instead of the three pre-paid as we were extremely frightened. A refund of the third night's accommodation under the circumstances would be appreciated very much.

                                        • Single
                                          10.0

                                          There was an error on the booking (on my part), but the staff were very accommodating and helpful.

                                        • Couple
                                          2.4

                                          The behavior of the staff ruined all the positive things.

                                          We were at this hotel at the first day of demonstrations and I can't believe how the hotel and the staff did their best to take advantage of this situation rather than helping and protecting its guests. In a country where mobile phones and internet does not work Sofitel made us pay a 200 Euros phone bill which we used to arrange plane tickets from our home country as the hotel was unable to do so. Furthermore they insisted that we should pay in Egyptian Pounds where as it was impossible to leave the hotel and the exchange facilities at the hotel were closed. The english ability of the staff is limited. The security guy opened our bags without asking our permission when we first arrived. Finally they arranged us a 5 times overpriced taxi.

                                        • Couple
                                          9.2

                                          a design hotel easy and relax

                                        • Single
                                          5.0

                                          person I meet was fine and caring of your accomodation , too much importance to get extra money for unrequested benefit

                                          service was standard and nothing in particular to claim , unlukely it give an appearance of unmantenanced hotel

                                        • Single
                                          8.2

                                          As frequent customer I like the Nile view especially from the high floors and the breakfast on Nile side the people in Club front desk were very generous when the up grade my reservation from Club room to Single suite

                                          Because my accommodations in this hotel are normally for business , I have no time to spend full day in the hotel , but with several time of stays everything was OK

                                        • Single
                                          10.0

                                          The staff were first class in all ways. Great location.

                                        • Couple
                                          7.4

                                          The location of this hatel and the Nile view was excellent. The bar-restaurant Buddah-Bar was perfect, very tasty sushi and far east cuisine.

                                          Very slow internet speed, some problems with the water of the bathroom (2 times in the starting black water for a few seconds), small bathroom.

                                        • Single
                                          7.8

                                          the staff very nice

                                          i dont like the carpets needs a change

                                        • Group of friends
                                          6.0

                                          location and view are great - staff is friendly.

                                          small rooms - dirty bathroom - no access to Buddha bar for male singles - dirt "ball" on reception lounge carpet - slow service when ordering and asking for the bill.

                                        How to reach hotel

                                        hotel Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
                                        Show big map »

                                        Hotel Address:

                                        3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt, 11518

                                        Get directions
                                        City Center
                                        • Cairo
                                          3.8km
                                        Airports
                                        Underground stations
                                        • Gezira(Opera)
                                          400 m
                                        • Dokki
                                          1.2km
                                        Restaurants
                                        • Le Deck (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
                                          20 m
                                        • Buddha Bar (cuisine: Asian fusion)
                                          40 m
                                        Hotel information
                                        • Check-In:
                                          from  1 am
                                        • Check-Out:
                                          until  1 am
                                        • Year renovated:
                                          2007
                                        • Number of floors:
                                          27
                                        • Number of rooms:
                                          433

                                        Hotel Awards

                                        EgyptianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCairoSofitel El Gezirah

                                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                        Best Spa Hotels in Egypt

                                        Use Badge

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