Royal House Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Royal House Hotel Luxor
Travel Blogs from Luxor
... We had dinner then all sat around and chatted. It was very pleasant. Then bed time. We all had to bed down on the base of the felucca with blankets. Mike was unable to settle so he went onto the support boat and slept on the stairs. It got pretty cold. I had my beanie and gloves on and was barely warm enough. After initially going to bed we could hear moaning. I'm used to the noises Mike makes with his pain which is especially bad at night, but ...
... larger, since 3 other parts of the complex remain closed. Like the pyramids, you can't help but ooh and ahh at the sheet size of the monuments. Then you get bored since they all kinda look the same. The main thing I noticed was the bus loads of Russian tourists swarming the site. Seems like they stay in the beach resort of sharm el shiekh (which I'm headed to next) and fly down to luxor to soak in the sights for a day before flying back to sharm. One ...
... colours – I think that was the coolest part, seeing the colours as they would have been 3000 years ago. In the temples we had seen the colours but they were faded a bit, this was bright and very well preserved. The chambers had images of all the offerings the Kings had for their afterlives so it was a great look at what they thought were important at the time, including so much perfume and musical instruments.
All of the tombs had been open ...
... stories of her exploits,
We then drove around the mountain and entered the Valley of the Kings, (No camaras allowed in the Valley of the Kings so as to preserve the inner walls). This Valley was discovered when archeologists noticed Royal antiquities were coming on the local markets for sale. A local family had discovered the tombs and was systematically selling the artefacts. The ...
... of the Nile which was dedicated to the great god Amun, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu (the mood god) is stunning, on parts of the roof you can still see the original colour of the paint.
In the evening headed to the train-station for a very long night aboard the overnight train to Cairo. Along the way, on this trip everyone bonded over nile-belly/ crook-guts… and Bill was one of the last to fall. The Poor ...