Luxury at "Our Luxor" Apartment breakfast included – Home 2889639 Apartment
- 1 bedroom
- 3 sleeps
- 2 nights min stay
Luxury at "Our Luxor" Apartment breakfast included – Home 2889639
- 1 bedroom
- sleeps 3
- 2 nights min stay
- Not suitable for children
- Car not necessary
- Air conditioning
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
"Our Luxor" is the most stylish and atmospheric rental in Luxor, it's an English owned and managed oasis of epicurean delight, hidden away and overlooking a tiny alley, in the heart of Luxor's bustling old town. From the terrace, we can see the Theban Hills, wherein are the Royal Tombs, the domains of Anubis. We can watch the hot air balloons looming out of the early morning mists to welcome the rising sun, which every day chases the shadows from the Temples .We have designed our guest apartment to be the realisation of our dreams of the Arabian Nights, of Ali Baba and his 40 thieves and of Aladdin, with his wonderful lamp.You can come and join us, we are right in the middle of it all:Within a minute of leaving our building you can find yourself in the street where all the goldsmiths ply their trade, another couple of minutes and you are in the tourist bazaar or crossing it to be surprised by a Franciscan Church. Within 4 minutes of setting off, you can be gazing in wonder at the newly excavated Avenue of Sphinxes leading away from Luxor Temple, the main entrance of which is a further 2 or 3 minutes stroll.If the diversity of modern-day Luxor intrigues you we have Luxor's newest Coptic Church about 300 metres away, with a capacity of 9000.and several other Christian churches within 5 minutes of the apartment. Most of our neighbours spoken English is very good, as they have nearly all been involved with tourism at one point or another during their careers. Our building entrance is quite deceptive of that which awaits our lucky guests! After climbing the typically Egyptian stairs, we gradually find a semblance of order and civilisation in the calmness which reigns within the "Our Luxor" Apartment. Our supposed competitors may be cheaper; but can never match our value! Once inside the apartment, the entrance hall sets the tone, with its Moorish arch and meshrebeya screen, and antique furnishings on the hand made oriental carpet.Passing through another strikingly ornate arabesque screen one enters the spacious and comfortable living room. Here the beautiful furniture and the exquisite carpet compliment the Arabian Nights décor, all individually designed to create a WOW! factor.The large air conditioner keeps this room cool in the summer and warms it during the winter evenings. As well as being great for lounging on, like an old time Pasha, the three dikkehs (Egyptian sofa beds) are also very comfortable to sleep upon, with their full size single mattresses.The walls are adorned with antique pictures and a large antique mirror, as well as colourful wall hangings. The outer wall is taken up with large tinted windows, giving access to the "Smokers Balcony". A selection of books is available for the small library. Entering the bedroom, we find the en-suite shower room and W.C. on the left and the in-built wardrobe on the right. This room also has an air conditioner/heater. There is a dressing table and mirror, for your convenience. To the left of the bedroom door, is a separate W.C. and wash basin. The kitchen is equipped with the usual necessities: cooker, fridge, filtered hot and cold running water, stainless steel bowl and drainer, toaster, kettle etc. and is initially stocked with a few "essentials" (Tea, coffee, mineral water, milk and sugar, biscuits and, of course, some chocolate!)As we have found that some holiday makers want the flexibility of a self catering apartment but the convenience of an hotel we offer the option of a substantial breakfast served on our roof terrace.We have WI FI, and for ease of local communication, we also provide a mobile phone. Our two numbers are in the contacts, so that you will be able to contact us at any time for advice or information. This comes with credit, and you can top it up as required. Airport transfers are included in the price for stays of 3 nights or more.Only paying guests are allowed in the apartment
Bed & bathroom
- 1 King Beds, 3 Sofa beds
- 1 Half bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
- Wireless Internet
- Air conditioning
- Solarium or roof terrace
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Hair dryer
- Ceiling Fans
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Housekeeping Included
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
Interaction with guest
- This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- Please contact the owner
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
24 hours after booking
50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support
Extra guest on sofa bed $8 per night.
Only paying guests allowed in apartment at any time.
About the owner
- Calendar last updated:
- 19 Mar 2022
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
– based on 48 reviews
- Very Good
“Lucky we found this place, Loved it!”
Edward and Freda's place was a score for us. We stayed 6 nights. Morning breakfast was excellent. Their place was more like a small apartment. Small kitchen was very handy as we tend to have left… More
Response from the owner Thank you for the lovely review. We really enjoyed meeting you both and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Freda and Edward
“Ultimate place to stay”
We traveled for 3 weeks in Egypt and we were lucky to find this place for our stay in Luxor. As my husbands says it is the ONLY way to visit Egypt. The apartment is beautifully decorated, comfortable,… More
Response from the owner Thank you for such a lovely review, we really enjoyed your company and our chats over breakfast. We are pleased we helped you to make the most of your time in Luxor. Kind regards Freda and Edward
“If you are looking for a place to stay in Luxor, look no further!”
We cannot praise and thank Freda and Edward enough. We were shown around and were able to truly experience the local life and felt safe to then walk around ourselves. They also helped us so much with … More
Response from the owner Thank you for the lovely review, it was a delight to have you and Rita stay with us. We were pleased to have helped you to make the best of your time here. We enjoyed our chats over breakfast. Edward and Freda
“Absolutely The Best Lodging in Luxor”
During our month-long trip through Egypt, we stayed in a variety of accommodations, including some of the grandest and most famous hotels in Egypt...and including 'Our Luxor.' Out of all th… More
Response from the owner It was an absolute delight to have you stay with us. We enjoyed your company and feel that you arrived as guests and left as friends Thank you so much for your kind words Edward and Freda.
“Beautiful apartment, remarkable hosts.”
This is no run-of-the-mill vacation rental. "Our Luxor" is a lovingly restored, spacious and immaculate home for those of us lucky enough to find it. It's beautifully decorated and co… More
Response from the owner Thank you for your company, you made a delightful guest and we hope to see you again at Our Luxor. Best Wishes Edward and Freda
Beautifully decorated apartment, very spacious with a modern bathroom and fully equipped kitchen. Breakfast was brilliant, large choice, well presented and got to enjoy the morning sun on the balcon… More
Response from the owner We loved having you both to stay with us and hope to see you again. Pleased we helped you make the best of your holiday and that you had a great time. Edward and Freda
“Luxury in the heart of Luxor”
What an amazing place, the photo's are great but it's even better in the flesh! The interior design and attention to detail in this spacious apartment is exquisite. It really has that '… More
“Hidden tranquil jewel box in the middle of the souk”
Freeda and Edward have created a travelers paradise within the bustling center of the ancient city of Luxor. They were the perfect hosts and gave us an understanding of what it means to be a local. W… More
“A Jewel in Luxor”
Freda and Edward are amazing hosts – not only is their apartment a charming place to stay, but also they were extremely helpful in every way, before and during our visit, to make our stay in Luxor a special experience. The apartment is like a true oasis in the middle of the gritty and somewhat chaotic street culture of an Egyptian town. Not a typical tourist neighborhood, but still an easy walk to Luxor Temple. From the street entrance, you would not think that you are entering such a fine, well-kept, and beautiful apartment, yet to stay there is simply wonderful. Freda and Edward obviously care very much for the place and for their guests. They were very careful and thorough with advice on tour guides and activities, and truly generous with their time to make specific arrangements directly with the guides, so that we could save time and make the most of our short 2 night visit. Even though there are amazing ancient places that anyone can see in Luxor, Freda and Edward made our overall experience truly unique and pleasurable.
“A dream Egyptian experience lived close up.”
Our ideal holiday is where we stay amongst the local culture, for good and bad. An "England with sun all inclusive luxury hotel experience" is not for us. So we were sceptical about the onli… More
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