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“Wonderful to be back” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments

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Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments
Eastmar Road | Alawamia, Luxor, Egypt   |  
Hotel amenities
London
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful to be back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

Dear Linda and Eid,
With many thanks once again for a most enjoyable stay. Just what was needed! Lovely to slow down the pace of life and watch the world go by from the rooftop, and a great place to be as the sun goes down and the call to prayer begins...perfect.

Your hospitality was outstanding once again, the apartment was perfect and looking forward to seeing you again very soon x

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LOSTRISLuxor, Owner at Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments, responded to this review, December 31, 2011
Once again it was a pleasure having you and mam and dad to stay. We look forward to you returning March 2012. Glad you like the revamped apartment. Linda and Eid.
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Not long back from a brilliant stay at Villa Lostris in Luxor. We rented two Villas, on the first and third floors, both were very spacious, comfortable, cleaned thoroughly throughout our stay, equipped with everything you could possibly need, just like home from home.

The views from the various balconies and roof terrace were brilliant, whether it was taking in the sights of the Valley of the Kings in the distance or local farm life in the village below.

Said, neighbour and local taxi driver, ensured our stay and getting out and around all the sights we wanted to see was hassle free, he even kindly acquired a roof rack and drove us through to Hurghada for the second part of our holiday, which we gratefully appreciated.

We would highly recommend a trip down the Nile in Eid’s Felucca, one of the most memorable trips of our holiday, we wish we had done it much sooner so we could have gone out and enjoyed it again.

We would recommend staying at Villa Lostris over any of the hotels, it’s an opportunity to experience a real taste of living in Egypt, whilst being within walking distance of the Corniche and town centre.

We trusted the reviews on Tripadvisor which is why we booked here, please trust our review and do the same.

Linda and Eid made us feel very welcome, always there to help, but never intrusive.

Thanks for a wonderful stay.
Alan, Julie, Isobel & Jim

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LOSTRISLuxor, Owner at Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments, responded to this review, June 14, 2011
Thankyou so much for taking the time to write about your holiday with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated all that Luxor and our apartments and our neighbour Sayed, had to offer. It was a pleasure meeting you all and inshallah we may meet up in Edinburgh or Aberdeen! Linda and Eid.
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Ilminster
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

Simply a perfect holiday…. This was or first time to Luxor but having visited Cairo a few years ago we couldn’t wait to see the treasures, temples and tombs of this intoxicating land. Easter was the perfect time, pleasantly warm and getting hotter as the week progressed. Our accommodation, Villa Lostis, could not have been better. Situated just outside of the town centre but within easy walking distance. The owners Linda and Eid were brilliant, making our stay even better. Linda had stocked-up the fridge with essentials (including local beer). Our apartment was spacious, clean, well equipped with en-suite and a very comfortable bed. We were sharing with my sister and husband; they had their own bathroom too, which gave us all the necessary privacy… fully equipped kitchen, a home from home. Balconies providing views and a wonderful roof terrace, perfect for watching the sunset and absorbing the truly biblical scene. Try a takeaway from ‘Snobs’ eaten on the roof terrace; embrace the local food and ambiance of the real Luxor. A swimming pool provided an early morning dip and a relaxing afternoon swim.
Getting around, either to the west bank or being collected from town was easy… Said the taxi driver was invaluable, give him a ring and he would be there within minuets, nothing was too much trouble, (he also collected us from and to the airport). Long will we remember the felucca sail down the Nile the sightings of wild birds… of local fishermen…. The sounds of the call to prayer and the sights, the sights… temples and tombs everywhere. A truly memorable experience.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LOSTRISLuxor, Owner at Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments, responded to this review, June 10, 2011
Eid and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us in April and that you embraced all that Luxor has to offer to holiday makers--- the many wonderful sites, people, food, as well as the facilities of the villa .It was a pleasure seeing the pool and roof terrace certainly well used by you all. Inshallah you will come back again to visit. Linda, Eid and family.
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

Linda knows everything there is to know about Luxor. She knows where to shop (Habiva) and where to get gold. She knows where to eat and how to best get around. She makes sure you are comfortable and if you can't find out where it is or how to get it done, she does. Everything from cell phone to personal contacts (Said) is first rate. Eid is her secret weapon. He knows everyone in Luxor I think. he even knows how to get a reservation at the Winter Palace Dining Room. Ride on his felucca, ask their advise and have a great time .We thought Luxor was a once in a lifetime experience. We were wrong. We will be back, a week just isn't enough time.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LOSTRISLuxor, Owner at Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments, responded to this review, May 11, 2011
You were wonderful guests to have stay with us enjoying all the sites and experiences Luxor has to offer . We appreciate the kind words you have written about the v illa and us. Eid and I will never forget the lovely chats on the roof and in our home about books,kindles, Ipads, teaching and life in general. Glad you enjoyed our English Christmas cake! Inshallah we will see you in Luxor again. Love Linda and Eid.
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

Thanks so much Linda & Eid for your hospitality. It has been another wonderful visit to your apartment and Luxor and very much looking forward to our next visit.

thanks for everything, take care
Adele & Michael

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LOSTRISLuxor, Owner at Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments, responded to this review, May 11, 2011
Thankyou for taking time out of your busy life to write your review. It is always a pleasure having you stay with us either alone, with spouse or your parents. We look forward to your visits. Good luck with the publication of your book. Inshallah we will see you in October. Love Linda and Eid
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UK
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2011

I stayed here for a week, joining my other half who had already been there a week.
We tremendeously enjoyed the accommodation and company.

Having stayed in Luxor several times, this was by far, the easiest and best way to stay. Our host were never short of tips, advices and the service was second to none in the friendliest way.
Highly recommended !!!!!!

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LOSTRISLuxor, Owner at Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments, responded to this review, April 25, 2011
Thankyou for your review. It was lovely to meet you this trip after having the pleasure of your spouce s company many times. Inshallah you will return again to enjoy Luxor, the village and the villa. Linda and Eid
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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

We did enjoy our stay at Villa Lostris. The family were friendly, welcoming and most helpful. Our accommodation was spacious, comfortable, cleaned regularly and was very well equipped. Even in late January we were able to take advantage of the lovely pool and we enjoyed the views from our terraces and relaxing on the rooftop. Being just on the outskirts of town we were able to relax away from the main tourist area and walking through the village was a daily pleasure as the local people were courteous, polite and friendly. The taxi ride into the centre of Luxor was short and very inexpensive when we didn't have time for a stroll.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LOSTRISLuxor, Owner at Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments, responded to this review, March 15, 2011
It was a pleasure having you both to stay especially as it was during the Revolution here at the end of January. We are so glad you were able to get out and about around Luxor and the West Bank and inshallah on your next trip you will be able to get to Aswan.
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Additional Information about Villa Lostris Holiday Apartments

Address: Eastmar Road | Alawamia, Luxor, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Nile River Valley > Luxor
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 32 Specialty lodging in Luxor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If peace and tranquility in a local setting as well as history and culture are what you desire from a holiday then Villa Lostris Apartments are for you. We have 3 luxury 2 bedroom apartments fitted and furnished to the highest of standards. To the rear is a secluded heated swimming pool and panoramic views from our roof terrace with feature shower, sunbeds and dining area. ... more   less 

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