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Marsam Hotel

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Qurna West Bank, Luxor Egypt See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found the Marsam hotel by coincidence and we are really happy we took the chance. The hotel is 100 years old, has the flair of the orient and smells like flowers and spices the whole day. The hotel is placed in between of many...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lizetteruiz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for a group lunch. What a pleasant surprise. The restaurant has a pea gravel floor, is located outside with several trees, overlooking fields and gardens. The food is authentic and delicious.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank David908
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Wish we had stayed here!! This is a historic hotel, small but located right in the middle of many of the sights. We only stopped by in the morning for juice and cakes, as a break from seeing the temples nearby. The service was friendly...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank mariarenyut
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Our family of 5 adults and 2 children stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. We ate most of our meals there and I have to say there was not one dish I did not like. In fact, some dishes, such as the falafel was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Herb30670
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The Marsam is often referred to as "Sheik Ali's" by Egyptologists and longtime visitors, for the former owner descended from the Abd el-Rasoul clan famous for robbing and later guarding and helping excavate the tombs of the West Bank. It's still a favourite of Egyptologists,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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The Marsam Hotel, also known as Sheik Ali Hotel, lies on the west bank of Luxor and is the oldest hotel on the west bank. Established in 1940s by Sheik Ali, of the infamous Abdel Rasoul family. The hotel has 36 More traditional built mud brick rooms in three separate buildings surrounding a beautiful Egyptian garden courtyard. Restaurant serving traditional Egyptian lunches and international dinners. Drop by for a drink on your way to Valley of the Kings and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and view of the green Egyptian fields to the east and dramatic rocky mountains and colorful Qurna to the west. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$11 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Egypt > Nile River Valley > Luxor
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$11 - US$23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Egypt > Nile River Valley > Luxor
Traveller (76)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (8)
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18 February 2015|
Response from Berniemyk | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes the Marsam is a good place to stay. Tripadvisor will not let me give you their details. They do have a website where you can make your enquiries. Good luck
Room Tips
"all the rooms were excellent, simple, basic even, but comfortable. Cool. Large. Welcoming."
14 Apr 2017
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"Room 21 was great."
15 Mar 2017
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"Check you get the bed size and softness to your liking, they can fix easily if a problem"
12 Jan 2017
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"Doesn't matter. Rooms are all similar, and the place is so peaceful you don't have to worry about..."
13 Nov 2015
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