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Top tips for finding Cairo hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cairo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Cairo in April and May.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Cairo if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Cairo accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Cairo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was AED 133, while the most expensive was AED 826.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Cairo for 7 days.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Al Maadi and Al Zamalek are the most popular neighbourhoods on KAYAK for users looking for a hotel in Cairo. You should also consider staying close to Tahrir Square.
Tahrir Square being one of the most popular landmarks in Cairo, many travellers enjoy staying close by. Kempinski Nile Hotel, Cairo, Ramses Hilton, and Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.
The average price of a double room in Cairo is AED 464, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as AED 22.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Cairo. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Cairo for this weekend from AED 30 and 4-star hotel rooms from AED 106. The cheapest room in Cairo for the same date was AED 22 per night.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Cairo districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Cairo city centre
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Where to stay in Cairo?
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