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Sphinx Guest House

Sphinx Street | Abo El Hool Street, Giza 12561, Egypt
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my family rented Sphynx Guest House for three nights. Mr. Gouda sent a friend to pick us up from the airport at 2 am for a reasonable fee. We retired to our large room on the top floor and went to sleep. When we woke up, we couldn't believe our eyes. The pyramids filled the view of our... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Gouda is a wonderful host. He speaks excellent English and as a life long resident of the area with family roots in archeology, he is respected in the village. This makes his guest house a unique and special event for your visit to Egypt. Remember, this is a guest house, not a luxury resort. Your accommodations and rates reflect that.... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I advise you read this before going. The guest house itself is basic, basic bathroom, basic bedroom. That is until you get to see its exceptional view on the balcony. Possibly one of the most breath-taking views you'll ever see. I spent hours just mesmerized at the view. The owner Mr Fayed was a nice guy he gave off a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is one of a kind. Friendly staff and great location! Minutes away from the great pyramids. Shuttle pick up from the airport is affordable and convenient. The owner and his family make people feel at peace.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I booked this hotel on the basis of the views and the hotel owner, Mr Gouda. I wasn't disappointed by either. After booking, emailed Mr Gouda and simply arranged an airport pickup. This cost $15 and his son-in-law was waiting for us when we got off the plane. The hotel is a simple budget guesthouse so don't expect TVs, although... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

There could have been number of hotels to stay in Giza, but this is the best. I never expected that the owner (mr. Gouda would personally reply to my emails. A few steps away from the entrance to the pyramids. A huge view of the sphinx and the pyramids. Warm hospitality from Mr. Gouda, his family and his friends. They... More

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Moscow, Russia
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

It is a family guest house, runned by Mr. Gouda. He is very nice and he will take care of any of your needs. The location doesnt get any better than this one. Every egypt connoiseur comes here. The terrace is fantastic, perfect view to the Giza plato, and the chance to meet peolple with similar interest as well. The... More

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Vernal, Utah
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

My wife and I stayed here in early May 2013. We decided to stay here due to the pictures of the view and were not disappointed. The location felt somewhat quieter (not saying it was quiet) than the other hotels we stayed at in Egypt. It was nice to be able to walk out of the hotel and get some... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Mr. Gouda was helpful in guiding us to his hotel once we arrived in Giza. He gave us a warm welcome. We had our pick of rooms since we were the only guests. Fantastic view of the pyramids! However, his insistence that we use a horse/camel to view the pyramids was too pushy despite voicing my displeasure with riding animals... More

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We stayed for one night at Gouda's Sphinx Guest House. Our host was very helpful and friendly. We enjoyed very much the greatest view of the Sphinx and Pyramids that you can think of! We has our dinner and breakfast at the guest house and found sufficient space in the rooms and had a proper taxi arrangement to take us... More

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Address: Sphinx Street | Abo El Hool Street, Giza 12561, Egypt
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Location: Egypt > Giza Governorate > Giza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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