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El Nakhil Hotel & Restaurant

Gezira El Bairat, Luxor, Egypt
El Nakhil Hotel & Restaurant

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Paso Robles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Run by Birgit and Salah, El Nakhil is located in the quiet West Bank of Luxor. Since we were arriving late at night, we called ahead, and Salah offered to pick us up. The easiest was for us to take a taxi to the local ferry, from the East Bank to West Bank, and he would be there to take... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We stayed 3 nights at El Nakhil. Clean, helpful, and a good location on the WEST BANK of the Nile in Gezira El Bairat. Very close to the ferry boat to East Luxor, so we could visit sights there, or souq, restaurants, etc, easily day or night. Public ferry is inexpensive (LE1 or less) so avoid the touts unless in... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We have stayed at this hotel three times, well my partner 4 times and we have never been disappointed, our review is long overdue. The location is good, away from the hassle, and the accommodation very nice, with tasteful decor and nice and clean. The hosts are wonderful, and we wish them all the best in what must be a... More 

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UK
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218 reviews 218 reviews
56 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

This is my second visit to El-Nakhil. The place has not changed much - the rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff & management attentive and friendly. However the breakfast could be improved with an offering of fresh fruit.

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Uki, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

I found this place one of the best to stay in the whole of Egypt. I was warmly welcomed with a refreshing drink and the staff were very friendly and helpful, even going out of their way to take me to a doctor. The food was excellent and was served on their rooftop dining area which had stunning views of... More 

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Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
74 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

We loved El Nakhil for its tranquillity, West bank location, spacious room with a balcony overlooking a garden filled with sparrows and doves, and the best shower we had in Egypt. Contending with the mosquitoes was a problem (too bad no mosquito netting), but the hard beds seem to be standard for Egypt. Birgit was so nice, as were all... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

still one of my favourite hotels ever after travelling to several other countries since.

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london
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117 reviews 117 reviews
59 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

we have just spent 5 nights at the el nakhil hotel and were very impressed with the value for money. the owners and staff were very friendly and efficient and nothing was to much trouble.we split our trip up by going to cairo and they allowed us to leave our luggage with them. the room and bathroom were clean and... More 

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Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

A haven of tranquillity marred only by the access road (mud track). Lovely rooftop restaurant with stunning views of the Nile and Luxor Temple on the other side. Freshly cooked traditional food, with occasional buffet lunches for passing groups in which we were invited to share (4 courses for LE45 (about a fiver!) Birgit and Salah (the German/Egyptian owners)could not... More 

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Camborne, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

We stayed at the El Nakhil as it was recommended to us. Before we arrived I must have sent dozens of emails to Birgit, the owner, asking hundreds of questions but she answered every one of them with the utmost patience! Birgit and her husband Salah run the hotel and between them they can organise anything for you. They organised... More 

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