Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah is a luxury hotel located on the River Nile in Cairo. This cylindrical high-rise property is an elegant hotel in the heart of the city offering 433 rooms and suites with a French contemporay feel with an Oriental inspiration. This property offers guests the perfect base, away from the hustle and bustle, yet close enough to experience all that this historical city has to offer. This is the only Cairo hotel that offers direct and private access to a quiet and peaceful promenade on the River Nile. This hotel features 436 guest rooms and excellent services and facilities including 7 bars & restaurants (one of which is open 24 hours) and an outdoor infinity pool with stunning views over the Nile. Getting to the hotel: Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah is located 22 km from Cairo International Airport. Local tips: The historic centre of Cairo is 6 km away and the Opera Metro Stationis 800 metres from the hotel. The Sheraton is only 1 km from both the Cairo Opera House and the Egyptian Museum, and 2 km from the Cairo Tower. There are many places to visit during your stay including the Aquarium (3 km), Botanical Gardens (4 km), Giza Zoo (4 km), Dream Amusement Park (22 km) and the Gezirah Sporting Club (3 km). Please note that rates and conditions are not valid for residents in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq, UAE, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. FACILITIES: Food, drink and entertainment: 'Buddha Bar' is a bar and restaurant serving Asian Fusion dishes, signature cocktails with conceptual music & a terrace overlooking the Nile, 'La Palmeraie' serves authentic Moroccan in Arab-Andalusia ambiance offering live entertainment on the promenade by the Nile, 'Le Deck' is a chill-out lounge and restaurant floating on the Nile which is a unique entertainment spot in Cairo, 'SUD' is an all day a'la carte dining venue serving breakfast, lunch and Mediterranean dinner buffet which is open 24 hours, 'Vendome' is a French chic brasserie offering an exceptional dining menu and extensive international wine list, 'Window on the Nile' is a Parisian tea lounge with a wide range of art books and tasty pastries & luxurious afternoon tea, and finally 'El Kebabgy' offers Cairo's best traditional bbq, with oriental atmosphere right on the banks of the Nile with live entertainment. Sports, games and activities: Outdoor heating swimming pool with infinity design with magnificent Nile views, the 'Le Spa' offers guests a number of treatments including massage & Turkish bath, fitness centre/gym, sauna and aerobics classes on-site. Additional: 24 hour reception, 24 hour room service, butler service, airport service, hairdressers/beauty salon, facilities for disabled guests, garage parking, internet access, air conditioning throughout the hotel, meeting/banquet services, elevator/lift, laundry service, dry cleaning service, babysitting service on request, concierge desk, currency exchange, facilities for disabled guests and an iron & ironing board on request.