This contemporary, stylish hotel rises 27 floors above Gezira Island in the middle of the River Nile. Each of the 433 rooms and suites at Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah feature a private balcony offering sweeping views of the ancient waterway as well as of the modern horizon of city skyscrapers. A French air of sophistication with thoughtful room amenities such as free Wi-Fi access, cable TV, two direct-dial telephone lines, and a mini-bar will create a pleasant escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown Cairo. Facilities include a casino, conference halls, a spa, and several dining venues including Le Deck, Buddha Bar, Sunny Bar, and Window on the Nile. Ideally located, Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah is one mile away from downtown Cairo and many major sights including the Cairo Opera House, Egyptian Museum, the city’s main shopping district, major government ministries, and the city’s business center.