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Address: Pyramids Road, Giza, Egypt
Phone Number: 20-2-33-77-3222
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This is a Hotel that brings incredible history adding to its fame. The hotel has apparently changed management company which should be announced and launched very soon. I am glad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is a Hotel that brings incredible history adding to its fame. The hotel has apparently changed management company which should be announced and launched very soon. I am glad as it is one of Cairo landmarks hotels. It is lovely to go there, for a snack, or a meal be it for lunch or dinner. The view from the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Hotel dates from 1869 and has so much history. The manager kindly showed us the suites used by Montgomery and Churchill. Truly amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I really enjoyed my stay at the Mena House. The pool is a wonder full place to unwind and cool off. The hospitality at the Mena House is very good. I was very happy with the quality of the room and the bed was comfortable.

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Kauai, HI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Mena House has a premier location with fabulous views of the pyramids of Giza. I love the history of the hotel itself, which received its first guests in 1887 and has been renowned for its quality for almost 130 years now. The rooms and service are excellent.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I was there before sunset and the pyramids are as closest as one can get tothe pyramids. The Mena House is one of the most unique hotels in Cairo, with its own rich and colorful history. Surrounded by 40 acres of verdant green gardens, this palatial hotel is located in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo.... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Location is really cool with the pyramid view but service were average and wifi sucks ! Even after paying for wifi the speed is just 512 kbps , come on this is 2015.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Mena House has so much history, it is an old hotel but with super service and the best view of the Great Pyramid. It has a beautiful lobby and the gardens are superb. It is a piece of heaven near busy Cairo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed four nights at this one of a kind grand old hotel. The place rambles over 40 acres and is divided into new and old (dating from 1890s) sections. We started out in a great room with view in the new section but because of kids making a racket from 1 - 4 am in the wide hallways... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The main reason for staying here is the history and the location, about an hour's drive from the airport (on the other side of Cairo) and literally across the road from the Giza pyramids. It is a very good heritage property and should be selected on that basis, because there are better hotels in Cairo. Service is excellent. Rooms are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This hotel is the closest hotel to the Giza pyramids. The main dining room and bar have a lovely view of the largest pyramid. The grounds are well maintained, with a tropical feel, the food is overpriced (about $20 for appetizers) but well prepared, and the setting is nearly perfect. Outside of the Mena house, it is easy to pick... More 

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