Mercure Luxor Karnak Hotel

ex. Sofitel Karnak

El Zinia Gebly Street, Luxor, Egypt, 85954  show map
 5 stars
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Mercure Luxor Karnak Hotel

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Jogging track

Horseback riding

Billiards/Pool tables

Darts

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Reflex massage

Massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

The 5-star Mercure Luxor Karnak Hotel in East bank district offers spacious guestrooms overlooking the River Nile. This tranquil hotel dates from 1998 and was refurbished in 2003.

A short walk will take you to Tomb of Ay, Temple of Karnak and Colossi of Memnon in 30 minutes. It is set 6 km from the center of Luxor renowned for Temple of Medinat Habu, Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II) and Hatshepsut's Temple.

The vicinity of a valley and a river as well as quick access to restaurants and bars set the hotel apart.

Mercure Luxor Karnak Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to Luxor airport.

Rooms

The property offers 347 guestsrooms appointed with satellite TV, a private balcony, a writing desk, a laptop-size safe and a private terrace. Guests can make use of a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries in every bathroom.

Eat & Drink

The designed restaurant serves international cuisine in a peaceful atmosphere. The open-air bar has billiards, live music and free Wi-Fi to offer and also serves tea and coffee.

Services

Professional staff provides guests with 24-hour reception, dry cleaning and wedding services.

Relax

Cribs, a kids' club and babysitting are available for children. Guests can keep fit with fitness classes, aqua fitness and a gym offered on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   347.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Aqua fitness
  • Horseback riding
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Volleyball

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Paid kids club
  • Children's menu
  • Children's buffet
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 am

Check-out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Mercure Luxor Karnak Hotel Luxor location
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Hotel Address:

El Zinia Gebly Street, Luxor, Egypt, 85954

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City Center
  • Luxor
    5.2 km
Airports
  • Luxor (LXR)
    9.0 km
  • Sohag (HMB)
    113.7 km
Train Stations
  • Luxor Train Station
    5.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 am
  • Check-out:
    until  1 am
  • Number of rooms:
    347

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or King-size bed
Size: 34 m²
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  • Private bathroom
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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    Standard Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
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      Superior Suite
      Bed type: 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 54 m²
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      • Shower
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Mercure Luxor Karnak Hotel Luxor location
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        Hotel Address:

        El Zinia Gebly Street, Luxor, Egypt, 85954

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Luxor
          5.2 km
        Airports
        • Luxor (LXR)
          9.0 km
        • Sohag (HMB)
          113.7 km
        Train Stations
        • Luxor Train Station
          5.3 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  1 am
        • Check-out:
          until  1 am
        • Number of rooms:
          347

        Mercure Luxor Karnak Location

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        What's nearby

        Places of interest

        • Hathortempel - 2.0 km
        • Karnak Tempel - 2.7 km
        • Karnak Temple - 2.7 km
        • Memnonkolosse - 4.7 km
        • Valley of the Kings - 4.7 km

        Shopping areas

        • Luxor Museum - 4.1 km

        Local attractions

        • Mummification Museum - 2.8 km
          Corniche El-Nil, Luxor
        • Abu El-Hagag Mosque - 5.2 km
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        • Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh) - 8.7 km
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        • Luxor Temple - 5.2 km
          Corniche El Nil St. Luxor, Luxor
        • Temple of Medinat Habu - 5.8 km
          Thebes, Luxor
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  1 am
        • Check-out:
          until  1 am
        • Number of rooms:
          347
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        Mercure Luxor Karnak Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure Luxor Karnak

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 29 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        4.0
        Service
        8.0
        Value
        7.0

        Guest reviews

        • Couple
          8.2

          The location and grounds of the hotel are truly stunning. The staff were quite polite and were fairly helpful. The room was of a good standard however it was not of 5* standard. I paid £25 for 1 night for a double room and I think it is exceptional value for money for what you get

        • Group of friends
          6.2

          The Sofitel Karnak offers good value for money. Despite the fact there were few visitors at the time all the hotel facilities were open.

          Didn't realise this was a resort hotel in every sense of the word. The swimming pool was the central feature of the hotel and the resort concept seemed to culturally clash with Luxor. For example, music, landscaping, food and sunbathing.

        • Single
          4.6

          The hotel is located on the bank of the Nile and has a very nice view. The grounds are also well-landscaped and well maintained.

          When I was there, the hotel had very few visitors, because of the revolution in Egypt. It was understandable that many of their services, shops, etc. were closed, because they had laid off staff. But even when there are only a few visitors, hotel management should make a point of treating those visitors well. I felt ignored by the management and staff. They made very little effort to see that I was comfortable and had what I needed. I often had to wait for service in the one cafe that was open. No staff member made an effort to ask whether I wanted food or beverages. This is a real failure of management to motivate the staff.

        • Family with children
          7.4

          Very good value for money. The hotel was clean and comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good facilities.

          No coffee and tea facilities in the room. The shuttle service did not run enough times during the day or evening.

        • Couple
          6.6

          good location, nice room, near Nile river, friendly staff, optimum for family with children

        • Family with children
          8.2

          The setting and the fact that they had a heated swimming pool and excellent tennis courts

          Service was a little slow at breakfast.

        • Single
          6.6

          Nice hotel garden along the Nile with shuttle boat from Karnak to Luxor.

          Not responding to Sofitel expected standard.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The buffet breakfast was excellent. The staff was great! Rooms were spacious!

          A kettle in the room would have been good. The "hot tub" was cold, not hot - but all other facilities were great!!! For only 30 Euros per night we upgraded to a lovely suite (though the regular room was great!) note: The hotel was good about posting fair prices for taxi rides, etc. but beware in and around luxor you will get hassled by taxi drivers and street vendors!!!! Note: a fair price from the airport to this hotel (including fee for taxi to get into the airport) is 45 Egyptian Pounds ($8 or $9 U.S. / Canadian). When we first arrived our taxi driver initially asked for 3 times this amount - luckily we bartered down - somewhat. in luxor a fair price is usually 1/3 - 1/4 of the original price they "quote" you!!!

        • Single
          5.0

          Nice garden and location on the Nile. A bit outskirts. Rooms might be far from reception.

          The staff at check-in and check-out is slow since years. I always come here for business and I have to plan half an hour for check in and half for check-out. This is terrible

        • Group of friends
          5.4

          Away from noise of Luxor! Not as expensive as the other Sofitel in Luxor

          Second stay at hotel and it is trying to get better, the hotel is still a bit 'faulty towers' and a number of items in the rooms do not work, E.G. the hair dryer in the bathroom, the bedside light. This time they managed to find a kind size bed as paid for in my booking. If your stay is short and you do not want to pay out for the Hilton which is next door then this is a good hotel to stay in

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Mercure Luxor Karnak Hotel Luxor location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        El Zinia Gebly Street, Luxor, Egypt, 85954

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Luxor
          5.2 km
        Airports
        • Luxor (LXR)
          9.0 km
        • Sohag (HMB)
          113.7 km
        Train Stations
        • Luxor Train Station
          5.3 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  1 am
        • Check-out:
          until  1 am
        • Number of rooms:
          347