Sofitel Pavillon Winter Luxor
Standing within the grounds of the Winter Palace, the gardens and large pool area are shared with sister property. Whereas the main hotel has a stately ambience, this wing has a modern, chic feel. The facilities within are restricted to rooms and a simple restaurant with other dining venues in the grounds. Suited to couples and families with older children.
This property stands in the grounds of the Winter Palace and has a separate entrance from the Corniche located to the side of the 19th-century row of arched windowed shops on the street. A columned portico covers the marble-floored passage where other shops are located.
A pathway winds its way 200m through the gardens to the front of the modern 6-storey property with balconied rooms overlooking the grounds. A discreet front entrance sits under a portico draped with trailing plants.
Property type: Hotel
Built Year: 1997
A discreet glass-door entrance opens on to a small, triple height and tiered lobby, overlooked from wooden balustrades, with a small wooden fronted, marble topped reception counter facing a cluster of soft seating.
The only other public area to this property is the restaurant which is accessed from the outside opposite the entrance through wooden framed glass doors. It is furnished with slim framed chairs and tables and has doors to the rear opening on to a small patio area.
Facing the park like grounds of the estate with meandering gravel paths winding their way through the neatly mown lawns and low trimmed hedges with numerous palms providing shade.
The large swimming pool, shared with Sofitel Old Winter Palace, is located to one end and has a wide terrace furnished with sunloungers and parasols. There is a bar servery in a detached building to the side of the pool and a terraced dining venue.
Area Type: Situated on the northern boundary of the Sofitel Winter Palace grounds in the centre of the main tourist section of the city and within 5 min walk of each the Corniche, Luxor Temple and the start of the main shopping area. There are numerous restaurants, street cafes, bazaars and shops within the immediate vicinity. Transfer to Luxor Airport 20 mins.
- A la carte restaurant
- All-buffet restaurant
- Public facilities
- Internet terminal(s)
- Tennis courts
- WiFi Access