Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah

Cairo, Egypt

4.2 K reviews
Very good for traveling with friends. Close to Nile River. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Fridge
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Foyer
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Coatroom
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek Po Box 732 El Orman Giza 11518 Cairo


This unique, luxury hotel is located at the southern point of the wonderful island of El Gezirah in the heart of Cairo. The opera house and the Egyptian Museum are only a few minutes away and there are plenty of shopping areas as well as government buildings to be found close to the elegant city hotel. It is just 1.5 km to links to the public transport network.


The hotel was built in 1984. Travellers can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 433 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to guests. The upper floors of the establishment can be accessed by lift. Services such as a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access is available to travellers. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Additional facilities at the accommodation include a newspaper stand. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Available services and facilities include a babysitting service, room service and a hairdresser.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. The standard amenities of most rooms include a balcony. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. The establishment offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There are a variety of leisure options to choose from including a gym, a spa, a sauna, a steam bath, massage treatments and a solarium. Leisure facilities include a disco, a kids' club and a casino.


Half board is bookable. Options include breakfast.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: VISA and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Beautiful environment. Great choice of restaurants. Location was amazing.

    "Great location." "Near to downtown with good options for sightseeing." "Easy car access but inadequate parking."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Rich breakfeast. Available for breakfast. Perfect breakfast.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Amazing infinity pool. Perfect water temprature. Good swiming pool.

    "Great pool."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Exceptional staff. Excellent customer service. Service was impeccable.

    "Mostly friendly and professional service, but bad restaurant service." "Average management, reception and housekeeping." "Room service is average." "Hotel security is ok." "Smooth booking process." "Concierge service could be more helpful."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Led TV was small. Towels looks old. Mini fridge didn't work.

    "Acceptable beds, balconies, and cleanliness." "Rooms are small, bathrooms too, but the views are good." "Old, poorly maintained rooms." "People dislike the TVs, A/C, and furniture."

  • Beach
    "Reasonable beach"

    "Reasonable beach." "Average beach sports."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Free internet. Internet Service I enjoyed. Wi-fi spotty.

    "Average wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Comfort

    A lot of outside noise. Exhaust fan wasn't working. A/C very cold.

    "Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." "Okay beds and quiet enough rooms."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar could improve"

    "Bar could improve."

  • Value for money
    "Value for money could be better"

    Huge rates. Charge me for two nights. Did not include breakfast.

    "Value for money could be better." "Normally priced food." "High priced breakfast." "Free internet."