Cairo is set to be a beehive of activities with the hosting of the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (CAF) slated from June 21 to July 19, 2019. As is the norm, thousands of visitors will flock the city to support their teams.
As such; a good place – secure, good customer service and within your budget – to lay your head after a fanatical day in the stadium is a top priority.
See Africa Today explores various hotels where visitors can spend some quality time while in Cairo for CAF and also any other time.
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza ($260pp)
It is home to international guests who flock in folds due to its classic nature. Guests here love the beautiful view of River Nile from the hotel’s rooftop that towers over much other building in the area.
It is located about 10-minutes away from Cairo and offers a spa, gym, salon services besides having huge indoor and outdoor pools. The hotel’s help desk is active.
Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino ($170pp)
It is one of Cairo high-end five-star hotels where prices start from $170. The Cario Marriot Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino offers the world’s best cuisines among them Egyptian, Italian and Japanese cuisines.
It located in Zamalek, one of the safest places in Cairo and it has six bars in case you need to indulge yourself.
Conrad Cairo Hotel & Casino ($135pp)
If you are the kind of people with a very strong affinity for five-star hotels and some quality time in a casino then, Conrad Cairo Hotel is the place for you. It is situated not too far from the posh Downtown area of Cairo. The rooms are expensively furnished and highly luxurious with a heated outdoor pool, a private balcony and a private meeting room. Once here, it gives a very good view of the River Nile which is best seen from the private balcony.
Fairmont Nile City ($122pp)
It is a five-star situated just a few minutes away from Cairo International Airport. It is actually built along Mighty River Nile. The rooms are elegantly furnished with full-time internet connectivity, seven dinner options, cable TV, complimentary tea and coffee.
Besides, it offers a very good view of the River Nile and bountiful Cairo. For visitors who have been here, they are all praises for Fairmont Nile City’s excellent customer service.
However, for visitors best considered as middle-income earners, the city of Cairo has excellent places for you to stay at very reasonable prices.
Here they are;
Pink Haven ($51pp)
It is a guest home with very spacious with home-like decorations located in the downtown district. It has beautiful decorations which makes one feel completely at home.
Everything you need for your comfortable stay is found here.
Hotel Grand Royal Cairo ($35pp)
Hotel Grand Royal Cairo is located in downtown Cairo and it has a total of 22 rooms which are Wi-Fi enabled, air-conditioned and fitted with stunning, wooden floors.
Interestingly, it offers ticketing service, laundry and shuttle services not forgetting a standby 24-hour help desk.
Bella Luna Hostel ($20pp)
With a tight budget in mind but the very high expectation of standards, pop into Bella Luna Hostel situated at the heart of Cairo where you get the best services ever.
The rooms are well conditions with ample space, stable Wi-Fi and private balconies. While here, it is easy to access the Egyptian Museum.
Osiris Hostel Cairo ($20pp )
Named after an Egyptian god, Osiris is a good place for visitors on a budget. It has spacious and air-conditioned rooms and a rooftop terrace where one can have a good view of Cairo downtown.