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Windsor Hotel Cairo

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An old-fashioned hotel in the downtown area. The room is spacious, comfortable and clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is a wonderful place to stay in downtown except it is a bit noisy especially during early morning. During our stay in the hotel, Samir Fayek provides lots of help with driving us to Giza and Saqqara, giving valuable...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Windsor Hotel gets top marks because it's a hidden jem with a great historical past, and super friendly and helpful staff. It is not a 5 star type of hotel and anyone who is looking for a flashy new hotel will be disappointed. But we thought it was great. The Windsor has been around for over 150 years and...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honest, trustworthy and dependable are the 3 adjectives that come to mind looking back on my tour experience with Samir Fayek. He was not the cheapest tour operator, but I found his prices to be reasonable and a bargain for the services he and his guides provided. I did the usual Nile river cruise like many tourists. His guides arrived...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The hotel is centrally located and easy to reach with the metro (Ataba station). It stands out due to its gallant appearance and charming atmosphere. The well known bar on the first floor is a great place to hang out and to get in contact with other guests as well as locals. The staff is extremely helpful. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The Windsor hotel is an excellent hotel with lots of character and incredibly helpful staff. The location is excellent for travelling around cairo with a metro stop near by. Just a warning if you've never been to Cairo the traffic is incredibly congested so you may want to have ear plugs just in case. The highlight of my trip was...

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San Rafael, California
Reviewed 15 March 2017

What a find! Where else will your room have a telephone from 1920 and the reception have an actual switchboard? Where else will you have an elevator operator? Only here at the Windsor! Built in 1893, this must have been some place back in the day. But although now it's a bit faded and certainly not for everyone, it's a...

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Samir Fayek (+21123995147) at the Windsor Hotel was very helpful in organising at very short notice 2 days of organosed travel. Both guide and driver were friendly and were always willing to help me out if needed. Would totally recommend for a day trip out to Giza.

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1Thank Nicholasoconnor861
Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Not a 5 star Nile bank hotel...rather a reminder of past empire. We had a suite on an upper level outside which our "room steward" sat and greeted us coming and going. The dining room and bar are reminders of pre 50's Cairo, the staff is wonderful, the bird cage lift an artifact and the neighbourhood is infinitely fascinating. The...

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Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our stay in downtown Cairo at the charming Winsdor Hotel. From the moment we walked in it was like going back in time. Our room was stately with an entry, large bathroom and spacious main room, all with high ceilings. The furniture was antique. The beds were reasonably comfortable and the internet connection was good....

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I love old-style hotels and this is one of the best! The rooms, elevator, reception area, and restaurant/bar have antiquated charm yet modern amenities. Staff has worked here many years, treat guests like family, and gave excellent sight-seeing advice. There is a Metro stop about two blocks away near a small park. One employee, Mr. Samir Fayek, organizes tours and...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Windsor Hotel Cairo

Address: 19 Alfi Bey Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $50 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windsor Hotel Cairo 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Cairo Windsor Hotel
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Cairo
#14 Romantic Hotel in Cairo
#18 Business Hotel in Cairo
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“higher is quieter”
LB5432, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Cairo is noisy at night ask for a room away from main road or at the top of the building, it helps a little”
ChrisT606, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Every room is different: It may be possible to preview a couple rooms before deciding.”
300cm, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“this hotel should be ur choice if you are interested in the true Egyptian life,not expensive & very near of all what u like to see in Cairo”
khawlahammar, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with toilet and shower.. just to be save”
thomasgY6711FR, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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