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
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

Sofitel El Gezirah is a 27-story hotel in Cairo within short distance of Gray Mosque, Tell el-Amarna and Heliopolis. Featuring Moroccan architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 1984.

The hotel boasts unique location in Cairo close to Gezira(Opera) underground station. Nestled in the upscale district and 4 km from the city center.

Shoppers will enjoy close proximity to a mall and fairgrounds.

Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel is within a 25-minute drive to Cairo International airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 433 modern rooms with a safe, a dressing room, direct dial phone, a mini bar and an iron with ironing board as well as a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a stove. There are rooms with a panoramic view of the islands. The rooms also feature carpet floor and pine furnishing.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy fresh flavors of Mediterranean meals at the a la carte restaurant. Restaurant & Piano bar serves guests from 7 pm to 1 am. The property is located near a metro station, just about 50 meters from La Palmeraie and Buddha Bar serving a wide selection of dishes.

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

Services

Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel also offers cars and limousines for rent.

Relax

Guests can avail of a spa area, a health club and a treatment room as well as reflex massage, steam baths and facials provided on the premises. For active guests, there are a gym and fitness classes at the hotel.

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

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • River view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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hotel Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Cairo
    2.4 mi
Airports
Underground stations
  • Gezira(Opera)
    1400 ft
  • Dokki
    4000 ft
Restaurants
  • Le Deck (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
    100 ft
  • Buddha Bar (cuisine: Asian fusion)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    27
  • Number of rooms:
    433

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                              Size: 345 sq. feet
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                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel Sofitel El Gezirah Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
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                                  Hotel Address:

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

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • Cairo
                                    2.4 mi
                                  Airports
                                  Underground stations
                                  • Gezira(Opera)
                                    1400 ft
                                  • Dokki
                                    4000 ft
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Le Deck (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
                                    100 ft
                                  • Buddha Bar (cuisine: Asian fusion)
                                    200 ft
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • 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

                                  • Arab League HQ - 3300 ft
                                  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 3700 ft
                                  • House of Representatives, Cairo - 4000 ft
                                  • Mykerinospyramide in Gizeh - 1.2 mi
                                  • Citadelle de Salahdin - 1.2 mi

                                  Convention centers

                                  • Centre Français de Culture et de Coopération (CFCC) - Mounira - 3700 ft

                                  Shopping areas

                                  • The First Mall - 1.1 mi

                                  Monuments and Landmarks

                                  • Qasr el-Nil Bridge - 2300 ft
                                  • Cairo Tower - 2300 ft
                                  • Tahrir Square - 4000 ft

                                  Stadiums

                                  • Al-Ahly Sports Club - 1700 ft

                                  Museums

                                  • Museum of Egyptian Modern Arts - 1400 ft
                                  • Ägyptisches Museum - 3300 ft
                                  • The Egyptian Museum - 4300 ft

                                  Parks

                                  • The Andalus Park - 2000 ft

                                  Theaters

                                  • Opera house Cairo - 1400 ft

                                  Underground stations

                                  • Gezira(Opera) - 1000 ft
                                  • Dokki - 3700 ft
                                  • Sadat - 4000 ft
                                  • Saad Zaghloul - 4300 ft
                                  • Sayyeda Zeinab - 5000 ft
                                  • Naguib - 1.2 mi

                                  Public parking

                                  • AUC Tahrir Square - 3700 ft

                                  Local attractions

                                  • Gabalaya Park and Aquarium - 5100 ft
                                    Between Om Kalthoum Street and Hassan Sabri Street, Cairo
                                  • Gizeh Plateau - 1.4 mi
                                    Al Haram Str., Cairo
                                  • Zamalek - 1.6 mi
                                  • Old City - 1.2 mi
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                                  • Al-Azhar Park - 1.6 mi
                                    Darassa Hill, Cairo

                                  Near the hotel

                                  • Cairo Opera House - 1700 ft
                                    Gezira Island, Cairo
                                  • Museum of Modern Egyptian Art - 3600 ft
                                    Gezira Island, Cairo
                                  • National Geographic Society Museum - 3300 ft
                                    Kasr El Aini Street, Cairo

                                  Restaurants nearby

                                  • Le Deck - 100 ft

                                    Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

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

                                  • La Palmeraie - 200 ft

                                    Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

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

                                  • Kebabgy - 800 ft

                                    Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

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

                                  • Buddha Bar - 200 ft

                                    Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street

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

                                  • The Place Boat - 200 ft

                                    Address: Montazah El-Gezira St
                                    Phone: +20227361111

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

                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • 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

                                  Average guest rating

                                  8.2out of 10
                                  Fabulous
                                  Based on 128 reviews

                                  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
                                    2.4 mi
                                  Airports
                                  Underground stations
                                  • Gezira(Opera)
                                    1400 ft
                                  • Dokki
                                    4000 ft
                                  Restaurants
                                  • Le Deck (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
                                    100 ft
                                  • Buddha Bar (cuisine: Asian fusion)
                                    200 ft
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  3 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  12 pm
                                  • 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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