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City View Hotel

3.0 of 5 1 El Bostan St. Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the City View for three nights. It was my second time staying here and it felt like I was returning home. I was given room #509 as I requested, it is next to the restaurant and overlooks Tahrir Square and the Museum. I love the view and I was not bothered by noise at all. The hotel had... More

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Naples, Italy
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The position is excellent, just few steps from Egyptian Museum. Staff friendly. There is a restaurant inside, but I dont' recommend it: service is very slow and food medium. I would a guide for Museum,and recpetion found it, he was very expert and the cost is low than travel agency.

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London
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If you want to be in the thick of it then this is the place to stay. Not fancy and breakfast could be better, but I suggest you sample some of Cairo's excellent street food - great falafel sandwiches near by. Staff friendly and helpful with suggestions.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A great location just opposite to cairo museum. Near to Nile river cruise activity. Nice staff. Recommend for you, cheap price with good service. Negative point is you have to buy water in breakfast. A nice stay.

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Iceland
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

You are really in the midst of things at this hotel. The Egyptian museum, Tahrir square and downtown are all just a few meters from the front door. Might be noisy from the traffic but when we were there it was closed (due to protests). But it was all very nice. We took the family room (they say CNN books... More

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Sweden
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The location is excellent, just opposit the Egyptian museum and close to the underground. Rooms are clean and the breakfast good. There is quite a few good restaurants around and staff is very helpful.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It's in a pretty good area next to Tahrir Square and metres from the Cairo Museum. It's generally clean and the rooms are adequate. The staff are extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Just be aware that many of the rooms are located right next to the reception so if you are likely to be kept awake by the sound of... More

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Edinburgh
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32 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I usually stay at the Lotus around the corner, which is half the price of this one. But City View Hotel offered me a reasonable price and I thought I'd try a change. I was pleased that I did. The room was very good for the price - I asked for one overlooking the museum - the wifi worked well,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Stayed here in late 2011 on my third trip to Egypt because of the excellent location in Cairo and great reviews of guests. The service was fantastic, the staff treated us like family and went out of their way to help us with transportation/tours and places to eat. The room was comfortable and the terrace at the restaurant was a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The price for the hotel is reasonable, not the best, not the worst, but considering the location, as well as the included breakfast, fair. Located on Tahrir Square, with quick walking to the metro, as well as the Egypt Musuem, the location cannot be beat. Make sure to spend time in the square, the people of Egypt are friendly, extremely... More

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Address: 1 El Bostan St. Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — City View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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