Hotels in Cairo
With what is perhaps the most coveted location in all of Egypt—on 40 lush acres in the shadow of Khufu or “Great” Pyramid in the Cairo suburbs—the Mena House started life in 1869 as a royal hunting lodge.
265 rooms and 100 suites in a contemporary, 30-story high-rise overlooking the Nile, decorated with modern interiors.
Part of Port Ghalib, a new three-hotel complex, The Palace—the grandest of the three properties—is modeled after a 12th-century citadel, with soaring ceilings and elaborate North African wrought-iron chandeliers. The 309 guest rooms look onto terraced gardens, a winding lagoon, and the Red Sea.
Glass tower with Egyptian and Neoclassical design influences, overlooking the Pyramids, Botanical Gardens and the Nile.
Scheduled to open on December 1, 2011, this 350-room property will be the only hotel that provides guests with direct access to all three terminals. And like all new Le Méridien hotels, interiors of the property will be curated by art world experts—expect unique pieces in all public spaces.
Popular with corporate travelers; all 617 rooms have terraces overlooking the Nile.
Room to Book: Odd-numbered rooms overlook the Nile and swimming pool.
Doubles from $299.
Business-friendly resort in the Heliopolis district with classic Egyptian interiors and 400 acres of activity to keep the family busy, from the 27-hole golf course to the water park.