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Which hotel on the Nile River was closed and converted to house convalescing soldiers during WWI?

If you guessed Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor (1886) located in Luxor, Egypt you guessed correctly!

Built in 1886 by British explorers, Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor is situated on the Nile River amid luxuriant tropical gardens and ancient temples, blending rich colonial design with the glory of Pharaonic times. This opulent palace was the privileged host of royal families from Europe and the East and remains the choice destination for prestigious guests.

During World War I, the hotel was temporarily closed to guests and was converted to accommodate convalescing soldiers.

Experience the colonial charm of Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor's 92 guestrooms and suites, each adorned with fine woods, satin fabrics, and marble bathrooms. All accommodations afford sweeping views of the Nile River, the Valley of the Kings, or the botanical gardens.

Learn more about Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor and book your next stay.

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