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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had visited cecil hotel years ago, during a student visit. it was still a part of sofitel. after 15 years I came to Alexandria again. The service is much more improved and personnel really professional and friendly. the location is central and you can go everywhere in Alexandria from there by foot. Library is 2 kms and centre 500...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoy my stay at this legendary hotel. It still maintains its classy classics charms (love the interiors & vintage elevators) and it has magnificent view of Alexandria corniche as you can see Fort Qaitbay from the room's balcony (I stayed at superior room with balcony & full sea view,4th floor). They provides excellent services & cleanliness (best so...

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Cairo
Reviewed 1 week ago

so classic nice classy place to relax I liked the hotel so nice old style, and how they keep on it's special spirit, which make it different from other hotels I visited. this make you feel that you live in lovely past with all it's unique moments.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good hotel , excellent location. Comfortable and well furnished rooms . Good restaurant . Reception and other staff are very cooperative . Nice sea and garden view . Suitable for work visits. Thanks.

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STG_Alex, General Manager at Steigenberger Cecil Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Steigenberger Cecil hotel for your recent visit to Alexandria. It was our pleasure having the chance to host you. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guests’ is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed your stay is a...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place of hotel is very nice and the type of building you can see the effect of the histoey on it,the staff very friendly but they need som of training and learn how to serve the guest, breakfast is good,cleaning is good,the rooms are nice , the important comment in this subject..good and nice and beautiful person you can...

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STG_Alex, General Manager at Steigenberger Cecil Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Steigenberger Cecil hotel for your recent visit to Alexandria. It was our pleasure having the chance to host you. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guests’ is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed your stay is a...

Egypt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all I would like to thank the hotel stuff as they were friendly and at our servirse round the hour, you always make my stay at Alex the best time ever, you have a very unique and clean hotel, the view is hilarious, breakfast is just amazing and full of taste choices, if I have the choice to...

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STG_Alex, General Manager at Steigenberger Cecil Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Steigenberger Cecil hotel for your recent visit to Alexandria. It was our pleasure having the chance to host you. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guests’ is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed your stay is a...

Giza, Egypt
Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel is by the famous Alexandria Cornish withe a lovely view facing Saad Zaghlool square with a great view of the Mediterranean.a historical hotel recently renovated with modern luxuries rooms.breakfast is rich and the service is very good .

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STG_Alex, General Manager at Steigenberger Cecil Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Steigenberger Cecil hotel for your recent visit to Alexandria. It was our pleasure having the chance to host you. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guests’ is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed your stay is a...

Cairo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice hotel, location is perfect, room space os excellent, sea view rooms is v nice. Food is great. Dont stay at second floor till they fix the sound problem of the diaco. Reception people become great with a smaile and they offer to help you.this is great especially now not before. Great improvement.

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STG_Alex, General Manager at Steigenberger Cecil Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Steigenberger Cecil hotel for your recent visit to Alexandria. It was our pleasure having the chance to host you. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guests’ is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed your stay is a...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alexandria Landmark. Hotel with a very classical architecture and a charm equivalent to original Cosmopolitan aspect of Alexandria. Location at the Centre of the City. View on Alexandre the Great development of the Original Alexandria Sea Port.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For many years we have tried to book the Cecil but it's always been full, so we were delighted to be able to book a room this visit. From the reception to the staff, the room, the views, the breakfast, room service all perfect 'old world charm'. Here is we're my husband and I differ... he lived the bed, I...

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STG_Alex, General Manager at Steigenberger Cecil Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing Steigenberger Cecil hotel for your recent visit to Alexandria. It was our pleasure having the chance to host you. I would like to sincerely thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent visit. To receive such praise from our guests’ is very gratifying and knowing that you enjoyed your stay is a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Steigenberger Cecil Alexandria lets you experience all the splendor of this amazing city first hand. Conveniently located in the heart of the business district, overlooking the bay and yacht club, this exquisite hotel is just minutes from the airport, ideal for business or pleasure. Built in 1929 yet constantly in step with the times, it provides a perfect blend of modern amenities and old world charm. Discerning connoisseurs also appreciate the impeccable service and attention to detail. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Steigenberger Cecil Hotel

Address: 16, Saad Zagloul Square | Raml Station Alexandria, Alexandria 11053, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Alexandria Governorate > Alexandria
Price Range: $87 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Steigenberger Cecil Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Cecil Alexandria Hotel Alexandria
Accor Cecil Alexandria
Sofitel Alexandria
Alexandria Sofitel
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#7 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
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“If you want noise, choose these to the street :D”
 of 5 bubbles cathpain, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the notorious rooms that had celebrities stay at. WWII celebrities and movie stars alike used this hotel in the 40s, 50s”
 of 5 bubbles 463ashrafs, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The view from the room balcony overlooking the Mediterranean sea is fantastic.”
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 of 5 bubbles MohsenS_12, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try to choose high floor rooms as they are away from street noise”
 of 5 bubbles 634michels, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The top floor is essential if you are averse to noise from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles dogfood2001, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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