02/01/2013 - 16/01/2013.
All Inclusive with Thomson Holidays through First Choice.
This was our second stay at Iberotel, Luxor.
Our first stay was back in 1997, when it was Novotel, Luxor.
Due to health reasons, we had been unable to travel abroad for four years and after years of bad weather in the UK, we desperately needed some guaranteed sun, so where else could we choose to go in January, but Luxor.
Always had good memories of this Hotel and our second visit did not disappoint.
Iberotel, Luxor is without doubt, situated in the best position in Luxor, being close to all amenities and of course, being right alongside the glorious River Nile.
Not being a large Hotel, the wonderful Staff all get to know you and all go out of their way to make your stay a memorable one.
Iberotel is a beautiful, clean, homely Hotel with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
The rooms are spacious and spotlessly clean.
Our room benefitted from a fabulous Nile view, overlooking the West Bank, including the Valleys of the Kings / Queens, which are all lit up at night in spectacular fashion.
There are beautiful gardens leading from the Hotel Bar and Restaurant down to the side of the Nile where the pool area is situated on a floating raft, right on the Nile - a fabulous position !!!
As we have mentioned, the staff cannot do enough to make your stay a memorable one and we feel as though we should thank by name, a few of those lovely people:
Front Office Manager - Mr. Mahmoud.
Reception - Mohamed.
Restaurant - Ahmed and Hafez.
Pool Area - Hagag and Adel.
Bar Area - Mohamed and Mahmoud.
It has to be said, Mahmoud in the bar is without doubt, the shining star in Iberotel, Luxor.
Mahmoud goes way above the call of his duty to make your stay a memorable one.
He is always pleasant, friendly, smiling and happy, nothing is too much trouble for him.
Having seen all the sights of this area in previous years and having done the length of The Nile on a cruise four years ago, we were just looking for a relaxing break, doing nothing but chilling out for two weeks.
Iberotel, Luxor was the ideal choice for this holiday as, being centrally situated, we could easily walk into Town and have a good look around the market area, five minutes away.
One highlight of our holiday, was a hot air balloon flight with "Dream Balloons" over on the West Bank, where we flew over the Valleys for almost an hour - a fabulous experience that we would certainly recommend.
Thank you Iberotel, Luxor !!!
- 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