We stayed here one night only. We received a welcoming drink on arrival and were able to relax in a spacious and beautiful reception area. Due to the efforts of our tour company representative, we received a free upgrade to a Nile River View room. Therefore check-in did take a little longer.
The rooms were spacious and the river view was definitely worth the wait. The bathroom had a decent size bath tub with overhead shower and glass doors to ensure everything else stayed dry. We did have a problem with hot water running out (in the triple room) during the evening. perhaps this was because we were 3 people trying to shower in quick succession.
The hotel is quite centrally situated and we were able to walk around to explore little shops. However, be prepared to be harassed by taxi drivers, shop owners etc. We found that a brisk walking pace and complete lack of conversion of response worked better than a smile and 'no thank you'.
We ate at the Maxime resturant which is a short walk (12min) from the hotel. To find the Maxime, walk out the hotel and turn right. I would recommend you order Egyptian food from this resturant because they dont do international food as well as Egyptian food.
We had an early flight the next day and the hotel prepared breakfast boxes for us. It consisted of a selection of cold meats, breads, jams, yogurt, juice and fruit. I would stay here again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Iberotel Luxor has an excellent location direclty overlooking the banks of the Nile & is ideal for romantic getaways, honeymoons or those fascinated by the marvels and mysteries of ancient Egypt. Centrally located in Luxor, it's just ten minutes walking from the Temple of Luxor. This four-star property offers spectacular views of the river, the west bank & the distant hills of Thebes from its rooms & from the verdant garden terrace. Near the hotel, the ferry crossing to the west bank will allow you to visit the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, Hatshepsut Temple and the Memnon Colossus while the Temple of Karnak is just three km away. The hotel is the winner of Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2012 & 2011, the winner of E-cristal certificate for 2012,Iso -14001 for 2012, Travelife Gold Award winner for 2011 & 2010 & the Cristal Certificate of Excellence 2010. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Iberotel Luxor Hotel Luxor
- Iberotel Hotel Luxor
- Luxor Iberotel Hotel