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10 Best Hotels in Cairo

Le Méridien Cairo Airport
5 out of 5
Cairo Airport , Terminal 3, Cairo
AU$246
per night
24 Apr. - 25 Apr.
4.4/5Wonderful! (455 reviews)

"Really practical as it is actually part of the airport. It could not be nearer"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Le Méridien Cairo Airport
Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino
5 out of 5
16 Saray El Gezira, Zamalek, Downtown, Cairo
Free Cancellation
AU$167
per night
19 Apr. - 20 Apr.
4.2/5Very Good! (842 reviews)

"Huge and beautiful campus. Many restaurant choices. Only drawback was check in process. Staff seemed frequently confused. We were put in smoking room Despite our clear non smoking choice in reservation ; but thankfully changed next day."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino
Marriott Mena House Cairo
5 out of 5
6 Pyramids Road, Giza
AU$164
per night
18 Apr. - 19 Apr.
4.4/5Excellent! (255 reviews)

"Perfect views of the pyramid with armed guards outside for safety"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Marriott Mena House Cairo
Ramses Hilton
5 out of 5
1115 Corniche El Nile, Cairo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$139
per night
10 Apr. - 11 Apr.
3.6/5Good! (715 reviews)

"Nice and comfortable. And bit dated looking but I think that's the idea. Also a bit noisey from the street"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Ramses Hilton
Le Passage Cairo Hotel & Casino
5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$122
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
3.7/5Good! (517 reviews)

"We arrived at 4am the shuttle driver came after calling the hotel in 15 min and the staff had us in our room very quickly and addressed any concerns. The breakfast was great and our shuttle ride back to the airport was very easy to arrange."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Le Passage Cairo Hotel & Casino
Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo
5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$312
per night
24 Apr. - 25 Apr.
4/5Very Good! (151 reviews)

"Not far from Cairo Intl airport and service airport pickup went flawlessly . Hotel staff at check in were very helpful and couteous and comped us 2 mornings of buffet breakfast for the stressful day we were having ."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
El Remaya Square-Pyramids, PO Box 25, Giza
AU$136
per night
16 Apr. - 17 Apr.
3.9/5Good! (825 reviews)

"Perfect hotel and great team. Amazing location with amazing view to the pyramids"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020

Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir
4 out of 5
2, Kasr El Nil Street, Down Town, Tahrir Square, Cairo
AU$138
per night
16 Apr. - 17 Apr.
4.4/5Excellent! (288 reviews)

"Very good hotel ,beautiful view ,nice staff. Location is excellent and close to all shops."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan. 2020

Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
5 out of 5
12 Ahmed Ragheb Street, Cornish El-Nile, Garden City, Cairo
AU$191
per night
4 Apr. - 5 Apr.
4.3/5Excellent! (690 reviews)

"Loved the rooftop pool area and the sauna. The service was excellent"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
Great Pyramid Inn
3 out of 5
14 Abou Al Hool Al Seiahi, Pyramids Plateau, Giza
AU$76
per night
4 Apr. - 5 Apr.
4.5/5Wonderful! (344 reviews)

"The property was well decorated, staff was very friendly and attentive, breakfast was really good, amd the rooftop view was breathtaking."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Cairo

History buffs will enjoy exploring Cairo, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, beautiful gardens, and local tours. Tourists who journey to this culturally-rich city can discover its cafés, entertainment choices, and shopping. Top sights in the city include Great Sphinx of Giza, Pyramids at Giza, and Egyptian Museum.

  • There are 247 hotels and other accommodations in Cairo
  • The closest major airport is in Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) 18.6 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Cairo

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Egyptian Museum, Coptic Museum, and Museum of Islamic Art. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Great Sphinx of Giza, Pyramids at Giza, and Cairo Tower. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to Khan el-Khalili, First Mall Cairo, and The First Mall.

In Cairo, you'll find 247 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and 5 restaurants, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and location.
  • Marvel Stone Hotel - Our customers like the helpful staff and location at this hotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • 3 Pyramids View Inn - With a stay at this 3-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and proximity to the airport.

Other favorite sights in Cairo include Sultan Hussan Mosque, Saladin Citadel, and Hanging Church. Outside the city, popular places to see include Pyramid of Djoser, located 12 mi (19.3 from the heart of the city, and Dahshur Pyramids, which is 16.5 mi (26.5 away.

Getting Around Cairo

To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Cairo Rames Station. Cairo might not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Cairo

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 79°F and the nighttime average to be 47°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 95°F during the day and 55°F at night
  • July through September averages 96°F during the day and 67°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 88°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • About 0 inches of rain falls on Cairo each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 95°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 48°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Cairo?
Hotel Longchamps Cairo is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend Horus Guest House Pyramids View and Great Pyramid Inn as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cairo, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Cairo.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Cairo?
Based on reviews, Guardian Guest House is a popular 3-star B&B for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include City View Hotel and Hostel Luna.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Cairo?
Al Masa Hotel is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a children’s club. Other good options for your stay with the children include Staybridge Suites Cairo Citystars and Pyramids Loft Homestay. Also, attractions such as Dream Park and Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday to Cairo?
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features jetted baths and memory foam beds. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Baron Hotel Cairo Heliopolis and Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Cairo?
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 6 restaurants and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Gresham and Lotus Hotel.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Cairo?
Conrad Cairo is a 5-star hotel with 7 restaurants and 4 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa and Le Méridien Cairo Airport are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Cairo?
The Gabriel is a favourite 5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo and Talisman Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Cairo?
Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo is a top 5-star hotel that has a golf driving range and features a full-service spa. Another good option is Giza Pyramids Inn if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Dreamland Golf Course during your trip.
What's the best accommodation in Cairo to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Barceló Cairo Pyramid is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and offers 3 restaurants and in-room fireplaces. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Arabian Nights Hotel and Best View Pyramids Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Great Sphinx of Giza, Giza Pyramid Complex and Tahrir Square.
How is it staying in Cairo?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Cairo, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, beautiful gardens and local tours. Tourists who journey to this cultural city can discover its cafes, entertainment and shopping. Top sights in the city include Egyptian Museum, Great Sphinx of Giza and Giza Pyramid Complex. In Cairo, there are 637 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Cairo?
Well known for its museums, the city’s cultural venues include Egyptian Museum, Cairo Opera House and Museum of Islamic Art. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Great Sphinx of Giza, Giza Pyramid Complex and Tahrir Square. The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and places to visit such as Aquarium Grotto Garden and Orman Botanical Gardens.

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