Sleep Like an Egyptian

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Located at Egypt’s Siwa Oasis, just thirty miles from the Libyan border, the handsomely restored Adrere Amellal Hotel is an unlikely luxury eco-lodge. Set lakeside, the hotel was built at a site that has seen human habitation on and off for more than 10,000 years.

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The hotel itself has been constructed from a combination of ancient ruins, kershef ( a mix of mud and rock), stone, wood, masonry and plaster. All of the furnishings were handcrafted using traditional techniques.

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Lodgers forgo modern amenities such as electricity, a/c, phone service and even wifi. And all for the low price of about $500 US per night.

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4 Responses to Sleep Like an Egyptian

  1. ladyhawk87 says:

    Beautiful pictures!

  2. westiedad says:

    Have wanted to go to Siwa for years. One day!

  3. Pingback: Adrère Amellal – timeless eco-lodge at the foot of the ‘White Mountain’ | greenpearlsblog

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