Where to stay in Cairo – Egypt

We all know how hard it is to go somewhere new and figure out which area to stay in, therefore I wrote this guide on where to stay in Cairo to make it easier for you when you are planning your trip!

The time to visit Cairo is NOW

Cairo is set one the Nile, it’s one of the biggest metropolitan area in the Middle East and Arab area; it is also the biggest city in Egypt.

Where to stay in Cairo : Luxury accommodation

Four Seasons Nile Plaza – Garden City

Four Seasons Nile Plaza

Located downtown of Cairo, I suggest you get a Nile View river. It’s about 5 minutes by car to the Egyptian Museum.

Also if you are there on a romantic trip don’t miss out on their Chinese restaurant “Eight” make sure to book a table with a view on the Nile.

The Nile Ritz – Carlton – Downtown

The Nile Ritz Carlton

Located downtown of Cairo. from one side overlooking the majestic Nile River and overlooking on the other side the historical Egyptian Museum

Four Seasons First Residence – Giza

Four Seasons First residence

This one is located in Giza, right in front of the Egyptian Zoo from one side and overlooking the Nile from the other side.

If you are lucky and there’s no traffic it’s 15 minutes away from the Pyramids.

Where to stay in Cairo : Cheaper luxurious hotels :

Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis – Garden City

Located downtown, it’s a 10 minutes walk to the museum and also has a view overlooking the Nile.

Cairo Marriot Hotel – Zamalek

Located on the Zamalek island, it’s a great location in my opinion to be able to visit everything.

Marriot Mena House – Pyramids

That’s a great one, located right in front of the Pyramids. The view from this hotel is incredible. Only downside it’s a little far from everything.

Sofitel Cairo Guezirah – Zamalek

Located on the island of Zamalek it has a gorgeous pool right on the Nile.

Kempinski Nile Hotel – Garden City

A small hotel, located right next to the Four Seasons Nile Plaza.

Fairmont Nile City – Giza

Where to stay in Cairo : Mid range accommodation

Safir Hotel Cairo – Giza

Located in Giza, not far from the Giza Zoo it’s an okay location for visiting Cairo.

Novotel Cairo El Borg 

A small hotel located on the island of Zamalek, you can walk to the museum in 15 minutes from it.

Hotel Longchamp – Zamalek

A boutique hotel located on the island of Zamalek.

Budget Hotels:

New President Hotel – Zamalek

Located on the island of Zamalek, a great location for your first time visit to Cairo.

If you have anymore questions don’t hesitate to get in touch with me 🙂 And make sure to check out my article on where to eat in Cairo.



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