Hotel Features.The modern hotel, with its stucco facade and iron balconies, offers pampering treatments in the onsite health club. Guests can enjoy drinks beneath the palm trees by the outdoor swimming pool, and pamper themselves in the health club. The Sonesta St George also holds regular entertainment such as belly dancing shows, and offers excursions, sailing trips and camel safaris.
Guests at the Sonesta St George Hotel have three dining options. The buffet restaurant overlooks the Nile and swimming pool, as does the Italian Beban Restaurant. The Miyako restaurant serves Japanese food and is decorated with traditional tatami mats.
Guestrooms.The hotel's 224 air- conditioned guestrooms, over seven floors, are decorated in bright colours, with rich fabrics and light oak furniture. All have balconies, overlooking the Nile or the city. Amenities include satellite television, hair dryers, high-speed Internet connections, safes, minibars and telephones.
Expert Tip.The Valley of the Kings, nine kilometres from the hotel, contains the tombs of Ramesses the Great and of Tutankhamen, and is one of greatest discoveries of modern archaeology.
The hotel is holding a compulsory gala dinner on the 31st December 2 008. Tickets are USD140 per person and must be paid directly to the hotel.
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From Luxor Airport (LXR):
Distance to Sonesta St George Hotel is 18 kilometres, approximately 20 minutes' drive.
Getting there.A frequent bus service runs from the airport to central Luxor, and the journey time is approximately 20 minutes. Taxis to the city centre cost approximately 50 EGP (10 EUR), and the fare should be negotiated prior to travelling. Many resorts and hotels provide airport transfers. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. Luxor is best explored by taxi, and taxis can be hired for the day or for individual journeys. Horse-drawn carriages (caleches) are ideal for shorter, leisurely journeys. Hop-on, hop- off microbuses run across fixed routes, and can be crowded. Sail boats (feluccas), ferries and motor boats frequently cross the Nile, running from Corniche to the West Bank.
- Massage-treatment room Hot tub
- Babysitting or child care Business services
- Hair salon Currency exchange
- Business center Pets allowed
- Air-conditioned public areas Fitness equipment
- Bar/lounge Dry cleaning service
- Sauna Beauty services
- Poolside bar Concierge services
- Health club Meeting room (small groups)
- Secretarial services ATM/banking
- Full-service health spa Laundry facilities
- Room service (24 hours) Ballroom(s)
- Restaurant(s) Internet public area - wireless
- Coffee shop or cafe Swimming pool - outdoor
- Airport transportation (fees apply) Elevator/lift
- Exhibit space Audiovisual equipment
- Gift shop or newsstand Conference room(s)
- Library Steam room
- Banquet facilities Complimentary breakfast
- Spa Tub
Room Amenities: , , • Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV • Extra towels/bedding • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Cribs (infant beds) available • Direct-dial phone • Welcome amenities • Electronic/magnetic keys • Handheld shower • Makeup mirror • Sewing kit
Luxor Temple - next door| Luxor Museum - across the street| Karnak Temple - 1 kilometre| Valley of the Kings - 9 kilometres | Tomb of Tutankhamen - 9 kilometres | Burial chamber of the sons of Ramesses II - 9 kilometres | Valley of the Queens - 9 kilometres | Tomb of Nefertiti - 9 kilometres |
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