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The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
5 out of 5
1113 Corniche El Nil Street, Cairo
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The price is $210 per night
0.25 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (255 reviews)
I would definitely return

"The perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of Cairo. The staff is ever-present. The side over looking the Museum is definitely quieter but the view over the Nile is stunning."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
5 out of 5
1089 Corniche El Nile, Cairo
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The price is $210 per night
0.63 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (207 reviews)

"Excellent hotel very highly professional staff ,, highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino
5 out of 5
16 Saray El Gezira, Zamalek, Downtown, Cairo
The price is $74 per night
1.14 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (863 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 Mar 19, 2020

Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino
Hilton Cairo World Trade Center Residences
4 out of 5
1191 Courniche El Nile, Cairo
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The price is $74 per night
1.44 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (201 reviews)

"Everything is absolutely great especially the staff and in particular guest relations manager Amira she is extremely kind and nice and made our stay more especial. Will be back real soon."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Hilton Cairo World Trade Center Residences
Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Heliopolis
4 out of 5
Abdel Hamid Badawy St, Heliopolis, Cairo
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The price is $72 per night
9.4 mi from city center
3.4/5 (273 reviews)

"I had a lovely stay at this hotel. Beautiful, large room, lovely bathroom, Great water pressure in the shower and the biggest, softest bath towels I have ever seen in my life. I would definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel Cairo Heliopolis
Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences
4 out of 5
21 Mohamed Mazher Street, Cairo
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The price is $72 per night
1.78 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (244 reviews)

"Hilton is our second home Thank you for your excellent service"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences
Ramses Hilton
5 out of 5
1115 Corniche El Nile, Cairo
The price is $74 per night
0.5 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (729 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Ramses Hilton
Concorde El Salam Hotel
5 out of 5
65 Abdel Hamid Badawi St, Cairo
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The price is $70 per night
8.67 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (615 reviews)

"Clean, in the middle of everything, in few minutes you can be at down town of Cairo"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Concorde El Salam Hotel
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
5 out of 5
12 Ahmed Ragheb Street, Cornish El-Nile, Garden City, Cairo
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The price is $95 per night
0.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (704 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
Novotel Cairo Airport
4 out of 5
Salah Salem Highway, Cairo
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The price is $57 per night
11.27 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,058 reviews)

"Clean room. Breakfast buffet was good. Pool and garden area very nice."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Novotel Cairo Airport
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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 Egyptian Museum, Cairo Tower, and Coptic Museum.

  • There are 485 hotels and other accommodations in Cairo
  • The closest major airport is in Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.), 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Giza (SPX-Sphinx Intl.), 21.3 mi (34.2 km) away

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 Cairo Tower, Sultan Hussan Mosque, and Saladin Citadel. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and such places to visit as Aquarium Grotto Garden and Orman Botanical Gardens.

In Cairo, you'll find 485 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • 3 Pyramids View Inn - Guests who stay at this 3-star guesthouse in Al Haram can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to the airport.
  • Villa Belle Epoque - Our customers like the pool and helpful staff at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 4.5-star hotel in Maadi can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi.
  • Heliopolis Towers Hotel - Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Heliopolis can enjoy access to 3 outdoor pools and a casino, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Cairo include Khan el-Khalili, The Hanging Church, and Great Sphinx of Giza. Popular places to visit in the area include Pyramid of Djoser, 12 mi/19.3 km from the heart of the city, and Red Pyramid, which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

Getting Around Cairo

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Cairo Rames Station. Cairo might not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Cairo

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 79°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 95°F, while the average at night is 55°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 96°F with nighttime averages of 67°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 88°F and nighttime averages of 49°F
  • Usually July and June are the hottest months with an average of 95°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 48°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Cairo?
Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a casino and 4 restaurants. It is located a short 13-minute walk from Cairo Tower. Reviews from our site also recommend JW Marriott Hotel Cairo and Guardian Guest House 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 hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Cairo.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Cairo?
To access more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Cairo, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Cairo?
Based on reviews, Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Meramees Hostel and Paris Hotel.
What's the best place to stay in Zamalek?
You’ll find 10 lodging options in this neighborhood to choose from for your stay. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences is the highest ranked property in Zamalek. This 4-star hotel offers 4 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino and Hotel President.
What's a favorite place to stay in Heliopolis?
In this neighborhood, there are 31 lodging options for your stay, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Heliopolis Towers Hotel is a favorite with our customers staying in Heliopolis. This 5-star hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and 18 restaurants. Travelers also recommend Concorde El Salam Hotel and The Gabriel as top options in the area.
What's the best hotel for families in Cairo?
Mena Inn Pyramids is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free valet parking. Other good options for your family trip include Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza and Guardian Guest House. Attractions like Dream Park and Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Cairo?
Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features deep soaking bathtubs and 4 restaurants. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Pyramids Park Resort Cairo and Barceló Cairo Pyramid.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Cairo?
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers 6 restaurants and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Gresham and City View Hotel.
What's the best hotel to stay near Giza Pyramid Complex?
Marriott Mena House Cairo is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Giza Pyramid Complex. Other good choices close by include Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa and Hayat Pyramids View Hotel.
What about the best place to stay near City Stars?
One of the top choices for your stay is InterContinental Cairo Citystars, located next to City Stars, and this 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a casino. Holiday Inn Cairo Citystars and Tolip Golden Plaza are other good choices nearby.
What's the best high-end hotel in Cairo?
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa and Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza are other upscale choices for your vacation.

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