The 5-star Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah is a luxurious hotel with top quality amenities and an unrivalled location on the bank of the river Nile. Uniquely located on the tip of Geizira Island, the high-rise hotel is bold and unique in design with its round bronze coloured structure. The hotel's city centre location is well serviced by transport links and is close to classic tourist sights such as the city's Egyptian Museum and only minutes away from the Giza Pyramids. Designed by architect Pierre-Yves Rochon, the hotel has a contemporary design with French and oriental influences. The hotel's leisure facilities are of excellent quality and include a games room, an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor infinity pool, gym, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, massage and therapeutic face and body treatments. The trendy Buddah restaurant and bar serves Asian fusion food, sushi and alcoholic beverages including champagne and a fruity mix of cocktails. The bar has its very own DJ to compliment the relaxed vibrant atmosphere and an outdoor terrace where guests can eat and drink alfresco and enjoy the balmy weather. El Kebabgy is a BBQ restaurant with an oriental theme. The restaurant cooks up a tasty array of bespoke grilled fare in its open kitchen and regularly holds bread making demonstrations. Perks include live music and entertainment and 25 different shisha flavours are available. Sud is a 24-hour Mediterranean restaurant and has a terrace offering a view of the Nile. Specialising in French cuisine, the Vendome restaurant has an a-la-carte menu and an extensive wine list. After eating, guests can relax in the restaurant's lounge. La Palmeraie serves Moroccan specialities including tangine. Guests can enjoy a shisha pipes and mint tea on the restaurant's outdoor terrace. More casual eateries at the hotel include Window on the Nile, a Parisian tea lounge which has a library of art books for guests to peruse at their leisure while enjoying afternoon tea and pastries. Le Deck, serving international food, is a floating restaurant and lounge moored on the Nile. Cafe Sud next the restaurant of the same name is situated in the lobby and serves coffee, pastries and snacks. The Sunny bar is situated by the outdoor pool and serves drinks and light snacks. Superior rooms measure 32sqm and are located on floors 1-6 of the hotel. Decorated in classic understated colours and elegantly furnished, rooms have a balcony which provides either a Nile or city view. Electronic keys and security safe's are included in every room. Bathrooms contain either a bath or a shower and a hairdryer. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. The hotel has a boutique gift shop and a newspaper shop.