Top 10 Themed Hotels In Egypt - Updated 2023


Egypt’s timeless beauty emanates from its ancient art and artifacts, natural landscape, and impressive architecture. Straddled between Asia and Africa, it has one of the richest histories in the world dating as far back as 6th to the 4th BC in the River Nile. Explore the 4,600 years-old Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. See the unique display of three civilizations in the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa. Enjoy the sandy beaches in the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Also, have fun at Dreampark, the largest amusement park in the Middle East, or see Bactrian camels or scimitar-horned oryx at Alexandria Zoo. With plenty of things to see and do in this country, you better book a place to stay. For recommendations, check out our list of the top themed hotels in Egypt.

1. Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor (from USD 178)

Found on the banks of the River Nile in Luxor, Sofitel Winter Palace is a five-star luxury hotel with Edwardian-inspired architecture. Paneled doors with ornate stained glass and intricately carved wooden porches are distinct Edwardian features. Enjoy the same lounge – with crystal chandeliers and oriental rugs – where King Farouk, the last King of Egypt used to have his afternoon tea. The bedrooms are classy with comfy beds, gilded mirrors, and stylish chairs. Have a cup of coffee as you take in the breathtaking view of Valley of the Kings on the terrace. With its location, aesthetics, and excellent service, Winter Palace has always been the choice hotel of the elite visiting Egypt since 1886.

Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor

Wifi Available

Address: Corniche El Nile
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

2. Sofitel Legend Old Cataract, Aswan (from USD 378)

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract awakens your appreciation for beauty with its Victorian-style architecture and Middle Eastern-themed interior. The place radiates elegance from gleaming chandeliers and intricately carved door casings to the beautiful key-hole arches. Moorish carpets, classic porcelain and ironworks, and jewel tones of the furnishings add sophistication to the hotel’s overall look. The four-poster beds, wingback chairs, and earth-inspired hues on the wall are also conducive to relaxation. Relax in the sauna or simply enjoy a soothing massage. Dine with either a panoramic view of the Nile River or the Elephantine Islands. Found on the bank of the Nile River in the Nubian Desert, the hotel is only a few minutes away from Nubian Museum and Unfinished Obelisk.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract

Wifi Available

Address: Abtal El Tahrir Street
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Garden

3. Kempinski Nile Hotel, Cairo (from USD 365)

Nestled in the heart of Cairo is Kempinski Nile Hotel, a luxurious hotel with an Art Deco theme. Clean geometric shapes, such as the metal railings and stylish chandeliers, accentuate the airy lobby. The bedrooms are relaxing with comfy beds and crisp sheets. All rooms feature a massive TV with satellite channels, a minibar, and free soft drinks. Each suite has a balcony with wooden Scandinavian chairs or x-back chairs. Dip in the lap pool found on the rooftop. Rejuvenate yourself in the leisurely spa with hot tubs and sauna. Treat your taste buds to Turkish and Italian cuisines in the in-house restaurants. Conveniently located, the Egyptian Museum is just a stroll away, while the Pyramid of Giza is a 20-minute drive away.

Kempinski Nile Hotel, Cairo

Wifi Available

Address: Cornich El Nile, 12 Ahmed Ragheb Street, Garden City
Accommodates: 6

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

4. Helnan Dreamland Hotel, 6th of October City (from USD 77)

Helnan Dreamland Hotel is the best choice for families looking to have fun and explore Egypt. Dreampark, the largest amusement park in the Middle East, is only a seven-minute drive away. While here, go for a swim in the Lotus, the largest pool in the area. Children will also love the kiddie pool beside it. Exquisite Egyptian design elements sit conveniently beside contemporary furnishings and facilities. It also features a balcony where you can just unwind after a long day. The Pyramids of Giza are only a 25-minute drive away.

Helnan Dreamland Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Wahat Road
Accommodates: 2

First aid kit available Pool/beach towels Shoeshine Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Car hire Golf course (within 3 km) Pool bar Process in place to check health of guests

5. Dusit Thani LakeView, Cairo (from USD 280)

From interior design elements with clean, geometric patterns inspired by nature to a rich Thai-inspired garden, Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo radiates the elegance of a Thai-themed hotel. Found in the heart of New Cairo, this five-star hotel is near main roads that lead to attractions such as the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. Dip in the blue pool surrounded by palm trees and large garden pots. Kids will enjoy the heated children’s pool and play area. Experience the pinnacle of relaxation at Devarana Spa. You can also get a body scrub, hydrothermal, or body massage. Feel the calming vibe of Thai elegance in the restful bedrooms, the opulent bath with a tub, and the balcony with a view.

Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo

Wifi Available

Address: El Tesseen Street, Fifth Settlement
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

6. Al Moudira Hotel, Luxor (from USD 200)

When in Luxor, stay at Al Moudira Hotel and be fascinated by its grand Arabic architecture. Hand-painted ceilings, intricately carved mashrabiya windows, and Moroccan and Levantine furniture give it an exquisite Arabian theme. The garden is adorned with fruit trees and a dribbling fountain. Palm trees, eucalyptus, and hibiscus line the bricked pathways. Jasmine and henna fragrances fill the patio and terrace. For relaxation, take a dip in the inviting pool found in the garden. You can also relish the flavorful Mediterranean and eastern fare at Great Room Restaurant. Domed bedrooms with canopied four-poster beds and antique furnishings can make you feel like royalty. Valley of Kings and Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut are just 4 kilometers (2.4 miles) away.

Al Moudira Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Hager Al Dabbeya, West Bank
Accommodates: 2

Smoke alarms Tour desk Snack bar On-site parking Garden Private parking Shuttle service (additional charge) Fax/photocopying

7. Marriott Mena House, Cairo (from USD 594)

From Marriott Mena House, Cairo, the Giza Pyramids are only a stroll away. In addition to its proximity to the pyramids, Scandinavian-inspired rooms and overall grand Arabic design make this five-star hotel attractive even to dignitaries and celebrities. The wooden Scandinavian chairs on the private balconies are relaxing while the earth-hued walls add lightness to the theme. Restful beds and marble baths with a stand-alone tub have a royal feel. Intricately carved Moorish arches and glamorous chandeliers in the meeting room make it ideal for grand occasions. Dine beside the pond or take a dip in the inviting pool found in the garden dotted with palm trees. The hotel is also conveniently near the Sphinx and Egyptian Grand Museum.

Marriott Mena House, Cairo

Wifi Available

Address: Pyramids' Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

8. Steigenberger Cecil Hotel Alexandria (from USD 63)

Steigenberger Cecil Hotel Alexandria is a fine example of early modernism in architecture and interior design. An enduringly cool spot in Alexandria Business District since its opening in 1929, the hotel is only a 5-minute stroll from Alexandria National Museum and 19 minutes away from Amphitheater. The rooms are Mediterranean in style with classic chandeliers and carpet patterns, restful French beds, and functional yet elegant furnishings. The air-conditioning is decentralized, allowing each guest their own temperature preference. Each room has a massive TV with international channels, a minibar, a safe, and a desk. Service is professional and the ambiance is sophisticated without excess.

Steigenberger Cecil Hotel Alexandria

Wifi Available

Address: 16 Saad Zagloul Square, Raml Station
Accommodates: 10

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Laundry Dry cleaning

9. Paradise Inn Windsor Palace Hotel, Alexandria (from USD 64)

Paradise Inn Windsor Palace Hotel is a five-star property on Alexandria’s beachfront. The elegant marble halls, exquisite frescoes on the ceiling, and Corinthian columns in the lounge are eye-catching. Each room displays pleasing Baroque patterns. French beds, crystal chandeliers, and colonial-style furnishings in every room are of distinct French sensibilities. Delight in flavorful meals on the rooftop terrace while admiring the picturesque Corniche or drink wine in Queen Elizabeth Hall where antiques and frescoes give an atmosphere of opulence. Party at night at Skyroof Club Lounge where the DJ spins dance music. Alexandria’s sandy beaches are just a two-minute walk from the hotel.

Windsor Palace Luxury Heritage Hotel Since 1902 by Paradise Inn Group

Wifi Available

Address: 17 El-Shohada Street, Raml Station
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms

10. Miramar Boutique Hotel, Alexandria (from USD 20)

Miramar Boutique Hotel is a family-friendly property conveniently just 12 minutes drive from Alexandria Zoo and only 3.3 kilometers (2 miles) from the historic Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa. Children are welcome in this family-oriented hotel where each room features a massive flat-screen TV, a desk, and a well-appointed private bath. Each room is individually decorated in varying degrees of sumptuousness: art nouveau-inspired rooms; light and airy Arabic rooms with lanterns; lovely bedspreads over comfy beds; or aquatic themed rooms with a commanding view of the sea. Sit on a hanging egg chair as you take in the view. Continental and a la carte breakfasts are available daily.

Miramar Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 53 El Geish Road, Al Shataby
Accommodates: 7

Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Barber/beauty shop Family rooms

Experience the majestic and historic Egypt

Visiting Egypt’s attractions is a must. Not only is the country beautiful for its natural grandeur and ancient attractions, but it is also a very important destination being the seat of one of the world’s ancient civilizations. From impressive pyramids to sandy beaches, Egypt has them all. So pack your bag, wear your explorer hat, and head to the exquisite country of Egypt now.

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