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Sofitel Cecil Alexandria

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   16 Saad Zagloul Square, Alexandria 1726, Egypt
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Ranked #8 of 37 Hotels in Alexandria
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ElShaarawy2014 Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cecil Alexandria Hotel is the very pleasant hotel i had ever visit , very suitable for business trips as it is located at the down town - very nice room - clean and comfortable - Breakfast was wonderful - Reception were helpful - housekeeping were outstanding - excellent service - remarkable stay and recommended hospitality experience .

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Perth, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in June. The sea views are just lovely but it is way too noisy to leave the doors open to enjoy it. Patricia booked us in and showed us to our room, such a friendly and helpful young lady. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Location is great, plenty of restaurants and shops around and a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The service hotel perfect. Certainly not the luxury of as in Europe, but great experience. Prices are ridiculously low when you compare them with Europe. The service perfect. Meals are great. All in all from me have a very positive. The hotel has a perfect view on the see. Not far a way from the famous alexandria library by walk.

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21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Whilst a historic building, this hotel is a relic and certainly does not meet usual sofitel standards. If you do book then just don't expect a luxury experience and you won't be disappointed. Location is good but noisy.

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Canberra, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I stayed here for the literary connections, and the sense that we would be looked after, and wasn't disappointed. It's completely charming in its architecture, perfectly located, and my room looked out on the ancient harbour. The butler came to our room to introduce himself and was a wonder all weekend, having dessert delivered to the bar, and providing unobtrusive... More

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11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

I am writing this review now while I am wide awake at 3 am in the morning because of the noise ( drums /base) vibrating in my room from the hotel disco . My room is on the 1st flor number 110 . Unbelievable street noise as well as the base sound from night club . I just informed the... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stayed there for 2 nights on business this week and stayed in a very nice room overlooking the sea. The hotel is old and could do with some more work to be upgrade it, but it is still very nice and cozy. The room I stayed in was very nice, spacious and with a great view of the Mediterranean. The... More

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New Delhi, India
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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

If you want to go back in time by a century or so, Cecil is your hotel. Historic, full to Victorian age touches that add to the atmosphere, host to many a legendary name in its time, featured in literature and cinema, overlooking the Mediterranean, this is a hotel for the romantic at heart. Also, this is the heart of... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This is the worlds worst hotel. Blaring music with drums and microphones until after 5:30 am. It is an old hotel so the music and drums vibrate through the walls. I had to speak with the management, who did the 'it is out of our hands speech' and it was thumping until the dawn.This is not a hotel for families,... More

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Nabil_Kahil, Manager at Sofitel Cecil Alexandria, responded to this review

Dear Madam , Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Sofitel Alexandria Cecil. I am sorry that your accommodation did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Sofitel, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us.... More

Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The hotel has a wonderful location and full of history, however I was shocked to notice that L'OCCITANE products in room expired since Sep, 2012 (Hotel manager notified throgh the hotel suggestion card along with the products). another point: on the 4th floor some of the tiles is broken

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Address: 16 Saad Zagloul Square, Alexandria 1726, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Alexandria Governorate > Alexandria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Cecil Alexandria 4*
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Cecil Alexandria Hotel Alexandria
Accor Cecil Alexandria
Sofitel Alexandria
Alexandria Sofitel

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