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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked a City View Hotel for our 3 night stay in Cairo after reading very positive reviews on Trip Advisor. What a mistake! I wish we had never stayed there. There's nothing I could recommend about this hotel to anybody, except maybe location. City View Hotel is certainly not a three star property. The hotel is nothing as advertised.... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

OVERALL: The hotel should be described as a 2 star property: it is not exactly dirty but it is not well kept nor duly maintained. LOCATION: It is located in the 5th floor of a city center building. The building itself is in a very poor condition, located in an extremely noisy area of Cairo (the city itself is quite... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights following an Egypt tour. Staff was very responsive to emails and even arranged a free airport pickup. Hotel was basic but comfortable (mostly) and centrally located to Tahrir square and Egyptian History Museum. My only issue was lack of heat- I understand this is normal for most hotels in Egypt but room was very... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed here before when visiting Cairo three years ago. The hotel is wonderfully located to let you explore many city sites easily on foot. The staff is helpful, and they go out of their way to make you feel as though you are a special guest. We found it convenient that it has a restaurant on site, with a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We came to this hotel in Dec 2014 and are so glad we left our home in New York USA to visit Cairo. Great location on Tahrir Square and nice facilities. Directly across from the amazing Egyptian museum and walkable everywhere. The staff treated us like good friends and Salam took care of all out activity and transfer needs with... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

As I read before travelling and like the other travelers shared about this hotel ... 2 things makes this budget hotel stand out ... Great Location and Friendly Staff ... This is right on the Tahrir Square .... Places you can go walking would Museum, Nile Cruise and Local Shopping .... However, as Egypt is going through a lot of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a balcony overlooking Tahrir Square - nice view of the City and Egyptian Museum to which we could walk. Service - excellent, exceptional, the staff helped with getting a taxi on couple occasions and provided reliable general advice. Breakfast - modest but we opted anyway for trying breakfasts in the best hotels in the City and also from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

City View is right next to El Tahrir Square and across from the Egyptian museum. Staff is very friendly and always have a smile for you. Price includes buffet breakfast, and hotel also has airport pickup service. Although the hotel is right in the heart of one of the most important areas in Cairo, it is not noisy at all.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The entire staff of City View Hotel is very friendly and go out of the way to make sure that you feel at home. The last day of my staying there I was schedule to leave to the airport early and they called me at my room to let me know that they open the restaurant early for me and... More 

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Jackson, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stayed at the City View for 2 nights. Right in the heart of the Tahrir Square and the Egyptian Museum. I took a taxi there but was told they would have provided taxi from airport. Paid 70 to take taxi back to airport. Terak the waiter was great. Spent time speaking to us about his family and the food on... 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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