Hotel Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah
Teetering on the edge of the Nile, this canary-coloured high-rise hotel has undergone recent renovation under the eye of French interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon. Rochon's touches include a full-length arched window in the lobby from which guests can overlook the river. Multilingual staff at the 24- hour front desk keep a safe deposit box. There is also a concierge desk, delicatessen and hair salon on site. Sofitel El Gezirah has five restaurants all with terraces. El Kebabgy serves Middle Eastern specialities while Vendome provides international fine dining. Bar/restaurants Budda, Sud and Paradise Island serve international and Mediterranean dishes. Business services include 11 multi-functional meeting rooms, secretarial services and wireless Internet access (surcharge). In addition to outdoor swimming pool, Sofitel El Gezirah offers a health spa including sauna, Turkish baths, massage service and more unique treatments such as thalassotherapy. For guests willing to gamble there is an onsite casino.
Services and terms: Hotel Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah
Standard Room Services
- Air Conditioning
- Satellite TV
- Business Centre
- Meetings Room
- Children's Playground
- People with reduced mobility access
- Non-smoker Rooms
- 24 hr Room Service
- Secretarial Service
- Swimming Pool
Useful information: Hotel Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah
Other names for Hotel Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah:
El Gezirah Sheraton Hotel Towers And Casinos
Sofitel El Gezirahluxury Club
Sofitel El Gezirah Towers & Casino
Location: Hotel Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah
Situated at the tip of El Gezirah Island on the Nile River, our iconic Downtown Cairo hotel is within walking distance of Zamalek (Cairo's business district), an underground station, the Opera House, Egyptian Museum, Cairo Tower, and Tahrir Square. Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah is 22 km from Cairo airport), 6 km from Ramses railway station, 16 km from the Pyramids and 5 km to Old Cairo.
From Cairo International Airport (CAI): Distance to Sofitel El Gezirah is 19 kilometres, approximately 45 minutes' drive. Getting there. Taxis for central Cairo can be found in front of the Arrivals hall. The fare should be negotiated prior to departure. Getting around. The cheap and reliable metro system is the best way to explore Cairo. Minibuses and buses are a common form of transport, however, taxis are a good alternative. A river bus travels down the Nile from Cairo. Boats leave regularly for the University. Every other boat continues on to Rhoda, Manial, Masr al Qadima (old Cairo), and Giza. Driving is not advised for visitors, due to congestion in the city.