Whether you’re in Cairo to see the pyramids, attend a conference, or explore the urban jungle, it doesn’t hurt to stay in a place that will provide a sumptuous respite from the chaos and grime of the city. Here are the 15 best luxury hotels in Cairo, Egypt, a city which is not lacking in high-end accommodation.
1) Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City
This hotel is the first and only luxury boutique hotel on the eastern bank of the Nile River. It blends some of the best luxury amenities to be found in Cairo with fantastic views of the Nile.
2) Concorde El Salam Hotel
Located in the upmarket suburb of Heliopolis, this hotel offers a great jumping off point just outside the bustle of the city. It was built in the style of a huge manor house, and features a palm tree lined entrance with Georgian-inspired architecture.
3) Four Seasons Cairo At Nile Plaza
With a view of the Nile and the Citadel, this luxury hotel gives a resort setting just steps from Garden City’s historic mansions. Amenities include a great spa, pool oasis, and eight bars and restaurants.
4) InterContinental Citystars Cairo
This hotel is ideally located for tours and sightseeing in a vibrant area of Cairo. It features two presidential suites for the best in opulence and a large health and leisure club for the ultimate in relaxation. If you get hungry, a whopping 11 restaurants and bars are located on the premises.
5) Conrad Hotel
This luxury hotel is also located in the heart of Cairo, right next to the Nile. It’s considered one of the best luxury and business hotels in the entire Middle East, offering a fantastic lobby and 11 meeting rooms.
6) Radisson Blu Hotel
Located in Heliopolis, this hotel is one of the most desired hotels to book in the area. It has a fantastic rooftop pool and great personal treatments on offer in the health club.
7) Mena House Hotel
Located near the Great Pyramids of Giza, this hotel has a rich history and is a great place to stay if you are planning on seeing the ancient wonders. Over the years, many kings and emperors have stayed at this exquisite spot, and you can enjoy the same private viewing of the pyramids from your room at sunrise and sunset.
8) Sofitel Cairo Maadi Towers And Casino
This hotel also offers great views of the pyramids along with a stylish setting throughout the premises. There is a business center onsite, along with a ballroom, outside heated pool, and of course, a casino.
9) Le Meridien Pyramids
Set between the wilderness and the city, this hotel features majestic views of the pyramids, after which it is named. Outside the hotel there are landscaped gardens, golden sands and a giant swimming pool where you can swim while viewing the pyramids in the distance.
10) Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis
This hotel is perfect for the business traveler seeking out luxury accommodations. It’s within walking distance of the commercial and diplomatic areas of Cairo, and offers business centers, recreational facilities, and luxury dining options.
11) Le Riad Hotel De Charme
Set in Old town Cairo, this hotel was designed to reflect the centuries of history that surrounds it. The rooms offer a personalized butler and luxury amenities throughout.
12) Hilton Cairo Zamalek
Located on the island of Zamalek, this hotel offers the bets in tranquility paired with luxury. Executive rooms and suites are available that give a private balcony with stunning views over the Nile.
13) Grand Nile Tower
This luxury hotel is located near the Cairo Opera House and sits on the Nile river on the tip of Roda Island. On the top of the hotel, guests can enjoy a revolving restaurant with panoramic views over the city. French, Japanese, Indian and Italian restaurants are all on site.
14) The Gabriel Hotel
Located in the affluent district of Heliopolis, this hotel is inspired by classic era grandeur and features contemporary artwork throughout the premises. The hotel was also a winner at the 2013 World Luxury Hotel Awards for the Luxury Boutique Hotel Award honor.
15) Fairmont Heliopolis
This contemporary hotel is also located in the Heliopolis at the heart of Cairo’s diplomatic and presidential neighborhood. There is a 69,000 square foot banquet space on site, along with three swimming pools and 17 dining choices.