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Catherine Plaza Hotel

Wadi El Raha St, Saint Catherine, Egypt
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Catherine Plaza Hotel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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San Pedro, CA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for half a night to prepare to climb Mount Sinai. The outside of the hotel is definitely run-down and could use a lot of sprucing up. My room was clean, and unlike other reviewers, I did not have any issues with smells, sewage, or bugs. I did have problems with the electrical outlets, though, as I blew... More 

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Nairobi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were here on 25th September for 1 night. I had brought in a big group eager to climb Mt. Sinai and we thought, what other strategic place to rest other than St.Catherine Plaza. We arrived later in the evening after a 11hours drive from Cairo. We were welcomed and guided to the lounge for a briefing before our dinner.... More 

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kuala lumpur
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317 reviews 317 reviews
55 hotel reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed in the Hotel for a night as we need to climb the Sinai Mountain by Camel. There were Bedouins near the hotel offering us to buy their stones & wares. We bought a walking stick since we were going to climb Mt Sinai, the mountain where Moses got the Ten Commandments. Hotel was comfortable with clean bed sheets,... More 

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Rhodes, Greece
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64 reviews 64 reviews
64 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

My wife and I spent three nights there on December 2009. It is a big hotel, quite old fashioned with no special character. Our room was basic, relatively clean but there was an ugly smell in the bathroom coming from the pipes. Staff was helpful and friendly. Dinner at the restaurant was tasty and well cooked with a variety of... More 

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São Paulo, SP
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

You are in de middle of nowhere. You went to this place to go up to hike the mountain, not to relax at the pool. Do not expect nothing more than a terrible mattres, but like I said, this is one of the best in the area. Very close to the entrance os the Monatery!

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The hotel is actually an integrated 2 -3 floors bungalows without any lift or porter. Thus the guests will need to carry & drag their own luggages to their rooms. We stayed in this hotel just to clean up ourselves and get some rests after our trip from Cairo and before we started climbing the Mt. Sinai very early the... More 

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chennai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We (my wife daughter and myself) visited Egypt, Israel and Jordan as part a 30 member group from Chennai India. We stayed in St Catherine on our 2nd night at Catherine Plaza Hotel. Since there was no lift in the hotel, and nobody to help us carry our luggage, we had to drag our luggage over some very rough slopes... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We didn't really expect too much here as it is literally in the middle of nowhere. The food was good and plentiful. The staff were friendly and helpful - helped to celebrate one of our tour leader's birthday while we were there. Rooms were basic, but clean. Beds a little hard, but after a 12 hour bus ride, we had... More 

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Kozhikode, India
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I stayed in this hotel for one time. From outside it looks very big and attractive but the rooms are poorly maintained and not at all cleaned. The villa type rooms which our group got was very far and there are steep stair cases which makes carrying baggage difficult. The bathrooms were very dirty and water comes only after 8... More 

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Cebu
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We were told that this was the BEST that Sinai could offer...but it didn't prepare me for THIS! Entering the room, I immediately smelled the sewage. The floor was stick, bed and sheets were of foul smell as well. The wall had a huge hole that they covered with sofa foam. The balcony door was defective so we couldn't lock... More 

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