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Western Desert Oases Hotels

Sol Y Mar Pioneers Hotel

Pros

  • Facilities here are truly up to international standards
  • A good-size pool (£E50 for nonguest day use) surrounded by manicured lawns

Cons

  • The hotel design and decor don't convey any sense of location
  • Bathrooms often dirty
  • Avoid the pool area after dark if you're afraid of bats

Fodor's Review

The salmon-colored Pioneers is the only truly international-style hotel in the oasis, offering amenities such as a comfortable lounge-bar where you can enjoy a drink, and a pool where it takes more than five strokes to get from one end to the other. The styling and design are not sympathetic to the region, however; standards of decor and service are imported from the Nile Valley. Spacious rooms have sitting areas; some have balconies. The hotel's new café across the street

offers fabulous sunset views.

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Hotel Information

Address:

1 km (¾ mi) north of Maydan Nasir on the road to Asyut, Al-Kharga, Egypt

Phone:

092-792–9751

Website: www.solymar.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 96 rooms, 6 suites
  • Breakfast

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