Cairo hotels

Cairo hotels

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Cairo, Egypt
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Low season November
High season September
  Average price (weeknight): AED 395
  Average price (weekend night): AED 464

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Top tips for finding the perfect Cairo hotel

  • A trip to Cairo is not complete without a visit to the Giza pyramid complex, otherwise known as one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. If you plan on visiting the pyramids during your stay in the city, book a hotel nearby, such as the Pyramids Overlook Inn which, as the name suggests, offers breath-taking views of the archaeological masterpieces.
  • If you are a history enthusiast, make sure to select a hotel within walking distance of the Egyptian Museum, such as the Nile Ritz-Carlton. The Egyptian Museum covers over 5,000 years of history and contains artefacts related to a multitude of time periods, including Tutankhamun's treasures.
  • Hoping to do some shopping during your stay in Cairo? If so, choose a hotel near Khan el-Khalili, a large outdoor bazaar that has vendors selling jewellery, clothing, spices, and other assorted souvenirs. The Arabian Nights Hotel is located a 9-minute walk away from Khan el-Khalili and is a 12-minute walk away from the Al-Azhar Mosque.
  • To see a particularly scenic side of Cairo, pick a hotel that is close to the Cairo Tower, such as the chic Hotel Novotel Cairo El Borg. Known for being Cairo’s tallest building, Cairo Tower is composed of over 8 million mosaic pieces and has a revolving restaurant that allows visitors to see panoramic views of the entire city.
  • If you enjoy performing arts, book a hotel near the Cairo Opera House, such as the 5-star Hotel Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah. The Cairo Opera House is in a landmark building that contains a museum, music library, art gallery, and several different performing theatres, making it an impressive sight to behold.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Cairo

How much is a cheap hotel in Cairo?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Cairo for as cheap as AED 29 in the last 3 days. The average price is AED 363.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Cairo?
Hotels in Madīnat an-Naṣr 1, 'Abdīn and Qaṣr an-Nīl have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about Cairo different neighbourhoods, check out our Cairo City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in Cairo have a good view?
The Kempinski Nile Hotel at the Garden City location is set directly on the banks of the Nile River and has rooms with balconies that offer views of both the city and the water. The Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir is a 4-star choice that is located in downtown Cairo and also has rooms with views of the Nile.
Which hotels in Cairo have a good pool?
The Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences is a stylish choice that is located in West Cairo and has an outdoor pool, a kids’ pool, and a hot tub. The Grand Nile Tower is a 5-star hotel that is located next to the Nile River and has an outdoor pool as well.
What are good hotels in Cairo near the Babylon Fortress?
The Arabia Hotel is a budget choice that is only a 5-minute drive from the Babylon Fortress and a 3-minute drive from the Manial Palace and Museum. The Galaxy Royal Suites Hotel is a straightforward option that is a 3-minute drive from the Babylon Fortress and a 4-minute walk from the Manasterly Palace.
What are good hotels in Cairo near Al-Azhar Park?
The Happy City Hotel is very close to the Naguib metro station as well as to the scenic Al-Azhar Park. The Osiris Hotel is a 6-minute drive from the Al-Azhar Park and is set in Cairo’s commercial district.

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Most recommended Cairo hotels

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Novotel Cairo Airport - Cairo - Building
8.1 Excellent (10,603 reviews)
AED 283+
Ramses Hilton - Cairo - Building
8.0 Excellent (14,963 reviews)
AED 577+
Safir Hotel Cairo - Cairo - Building
8.4 Excellent (11,479 reviews)
AED 404+
Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino - Cairo - Building
8.4 Excellent (17,217 reviews)
AED 591+
Fairmont Nile City - Cairo - Building
8.7 Excellent (16,905 reviews)
AED 643+
Al Masa Hotel - Cairo - Pool
8.9 Excellent (5,940 reviews)
AED 382+
Le Méridien Cairo Airport - Cairo - Building
8.9 Excellent (4,473 reviews)
AED 654+
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa - Cairo - Bedroom
8.5 Excellent (7,250 reviews)
AED 533+
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence - Cairo - Building
9.2 Excellent (5,388 reviews)
AED 1058+
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo - Cairo - Building
8.8 Excellent (8,828 reviews)
AED 522+
Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis - Cairo - Building
8.2 Excellent (8,070 reviews)
AED 632+
Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir - Cairo - Building
9.0 Excellent (8,447 reviews)
AED 584+

Best rooms in Cairo

Best View Pyramids Hotel - Cairo - Building
8.4 Excellent (514 reviews)
AED 162+
Miami Cairo Hostel - Cairo - Bedroom
8.5 Excellent (100 reviews)
AED 81+
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza - Cairo - Building
9.2 Excellent (10,041 reviews)
AED 1161+
Guardian Guest House - Cairo - Bedroom
9.1 Excellent (518 reviews)
AED 173+

Best Cairo hotels near Cairo Opera House

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Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza - Cairo - Building
9.2 Excellent (10,041 reviews)
AED 1161+
Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah - Cairo - Building
9.0 Excellent (19,173 reviews)
AED 687+
Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino - Cairo - Building
8.6 Excellent (5,806 reviews)
AED 716+
Novotel Cairo El Borg - Cairo - Building
8.4 Excellent (6,096 reviews)
AED 437+