Cairo is the capital city of Egypt and has a long political and cultural history behind it. It has been given the sobriquet “the city of a thousand minarets” for its Islamic relevance and much of this is reflected in its old architecture and history. What makes Cairo a world-famous tourist spot is, however, the placement of the internationally renowned Giza pyramid complex within its bounds which makes it one of the most visited cities in the region.
Of course, Cairo being the capital city has developed into a strong economy as a result of better infrastructure and international exposure. Tourists from all over the world come here to experience the beauty Cairo is for multifaceted reasons not restricted to old-world architecture. Due to the thriving tourism industry, all kinds of accommodation facilities have sprung up, particularly luxury hotels about which we will talk extensively in this article.
Cairo houses a number of splendid accommodation options many of which are branches of well-heeled chain of hotels and resorts. You have Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, InterContinental and whatnot options to choose from. Whether it is a perfect city view, majestic rooms, or relaxing spa treatments, you will get all of these here—and even more. Just in case you have no idea where to begin with, here are 10 luxury hotels in Cairo that raise the standards high.
- Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City
Address: 12 Ahmed Ragheb, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate 11519, Egypt
Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City is the sole boutique luxury hotel in the city and can be found standing along the Nile River. It incorporates European architecture featuring neutral colors and picturesque views. While the rooms are elegant and blessed with everything you can ask for, they are not the main highlight. The hotel’s best giveaway is its fine dining facility which is said to be the best in the whole city. Then, there is also its signature Spa with utterly relaxing treatments for guests.
- Conrad Hotel
Address: 1191 Nile Corniche, Souq Al ASR, Bulaq, Cairo Governorate 11221, Egypt
Equipped with 617 rooms and suites, the hotel is all about giving maximum satisfaction to guests. It is most notably known for catering to businesspersons, though it falls short of nothing when it comes to offering services to tourist guests. The interiors are opulent and impressively stylish pretty much evident from the lobby itself. Rooms are spacious and equipped with all amenities such as marble bathrooms, television, and others. Over here, you get to choose from an array of dining options, from Italian to poolside. There is also a fitness center, steam rooms, and two swimming pools in case you thought something was missing.
- Radisson Blu
Address: Abd El-Hameed Badawi, St, Heliopolis, Cairo Governorate 11787, Egypt
Radisson Blue finds itself in the vibrant city of Heliopolis and is one of the best options to choose from if you are looking for comfort and luxury in a perfect blend. There are total 427 rooms that come with all necessaries such as high-speed Internet, slick bathrooms, and extra-comfy beds. Other highlights of the hotel include function spaces for organizing events such as weddings and meetings, a large rooftop swimming pool, a fitness center, and a wonderful onsite restaurant.
- The Fairmont Nile City
Address: Nile City Towers 2005 B Corniche El Nil، Cairo Governorate 11311, Egypt
Facing the majestic river of Nile and barely half an hour away from the giant spectacle commonly known as the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Fairmont Nile City is a wonderful choice for those who desire good outside views and connectivity to tourist attractions. Rooms are, of course, great here, but the hotel is particularly known for catering to the needs of businesspersons. There is a fully furnished business center that can accommodate a large number of people. There is a rooftop restaurant as well as an outdoor swimming pool which ensure that all you may require is here. In case you wish to shop, the hotel is located in a tower which houses a retail complex.
- InterContinental CityStars
Address: Omar Ibn El-Khattab, Masaken Al Mohandesin, Nasr City, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
A lot of thought went into designing this hotel, with a hand-painted ceiling of the lobby, crystal-laden chandeliers, and magnificent staircases which make up for just a fraction of what you will experience. There are 774 guestrooms and suites divided into various categories. If you wish to accommodate yourself in the most spacious lot, then consider going for garden wing poolside suites. To ensure that you have all the options in the world to eat, there are 11 restaurants with a huge range of food items. Then, there is also a Spa with many awesome treatments. In case you want to organize an event, there are function spaces here as well.
- Le Meridien Pyramids
Address: International Airport, Terminal 3, Sheraton Al Matar, El Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
If you are desirous of the most stunning views of the famed Giza Pyramids, then you have got to book a room/suite at Le Meridien Pyramids. But, of course, there is more to this hotel than the lovely outside views. There are many restaurants in the hotel, but the best-served cuisine served here is said to be Mediterranean. In addition, there is a vibrant shopping center, two tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool with many remarkable features such as hydro-jet units, and function spaces.
- Four Seasons Cairo At Nile Plaza
Address: Address: 1089 CORNICHE EL NIL, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate 11519, Egypt
Coming from a reputed chain of hotels, you are sure to experience the finest of services there can be. Four Seasons Cairo is located along the River Nile and offers scenic outside views from its guestrooms. Each guestroom is well-equipped with basic necessaries such as television, high-speed internet, and bathrooms with branded toiletries. Other highlights of the hotel include spa center, pet friendliness, function spaces, an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. There are both onsite and offsite dining options available so that there is no limit to your culinary experiences.
- Four Seasons First Residence Cairo
Address: 35 Giza St, Ad Doqi A, Dokki, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Another branch of Four Seasons in Cairo, this award-winning hotel comes with 269 rooms and suites each of which comes with impressive outside views of the Nile and pyramids. There is a clutch of services to enjoy here such as exquisite dining facilities, fitness center, spa facility, function spaces, and shopping arcades. If you thought this was all there was, then hold on as there is more. You can avail fortune-telling services, cooking classes, golfing and sailing services. It is to be noted that the hotel has been designed to cater to the needs of people with special needs.
- The Mena House Hotel
Address: 6 Pyramids Road Giza, Giza Governorate 12556, Egypt
The Mena House Hotel has its own history, and this is reflected in its palatial architectural designs, furnishings, and artworks. Located very close to the pyramids, the hotel offers a wonderful viewing experience from all of its guest rooms and suites. While picturesque views can be uplifting, a good meal can raise our spirits to whole new levels. There are a number of dining facilities that offer world-class gastronomic delights. In case you want to up your relaxation meter, then you should head straight to the outdoor swimming pool or go golfing in the hotel’s gold club situated right next to the Great Pyramid of Cheops.
- The Nile Ritz Carlton
Address: 1113 Corniche El Nil, Ismailia, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate 11221, Egypt
Another hotel with stupendous city views and extra-comfortable rooms, the Nile Ritz Carlton is all you need after a tiring tour. The hotel’s rooms and suites are elaborate and spacious with all necessary amenities. As far as dining options are concerned, you can choose from a rooftop bar, an Italian restaurant and many more. In case you want to squeeze out exhaustion, then it is recommended that you try out its Spa facility which offers an array of treatments including the Peloid Therapy Chamber.
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