The Winter Palace Hotel is situated on the banks of the Nile River in Luxor, Egypt. It is also known as Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor.
Winter palace hotel in Luxor known as Sofitel winter palace hotel it is a 5 stars luxury resort hotel and located on the banks of the River Nile in Luxor, just south of Luxor temple, the hotel was inaugurated on Saturday, January 1907 built construction by the Italian company the History of the hotel: is a historic British colonial and during The World War I the Hotel provisionally became for the war soldiers and closed for the guests and employees after the war finished the hotel came back used again
the main purpose of the building is for the European travelers ( people whos brought fame to the hotel ) a lot of major people known to the world was in the winter palace hotel like Howard Carter's the Egyptologist archeologist whos discovered the treasures of King TUT ANKH AMUN, Agatha Christie wrote her famous novel Death on the Nile during staying in the hotel, and also King of the Belgians Albert I and his wife Elisabeth Queen of the Belgians, stayed many times at the Winter Palace. the renowned collector of Egyptian antiquities George Herbert, and Violaine Vanoyeke wrote many books while staying at the hotel.
The Winter Palace has 5 restaurants. which serves French cuisine, is named after the date the hotel inaccurately advertises that it was founded. It and the la Corniche Restaurant (international cuisine) are both located in the historic Palace wing. The Bougainvilliers (international cuisine) is in the Pavilion wing, while the Palmetto (Italian cuisine and snacks) and the El Tarboush (Egyptian cuisine) are in the garden close to the swimming pool.
The hotel is owned by the Egyptian General Company for Tourism & Hotels ("EGOTH") of Egypt. The Hotel is featured on the exclusive Palace Hotels of the World.
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