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Helnan Auberge Fayoum

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Lake Karoun, Al Fayyum, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Overall the facilities are not so up-to-date considering it is a self-declared 5 star hotels, the room we stay is not isolated with the neighbour one, so we had to experience a night with loud speaker, late tv, and noxious cigarette smoke. Merits? Yes, the swimming pool is nice and you can enjoy a beautiful sunset in a casually relaxing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Such a great place for some calm days to relieve stress! I was there only one day, but I still remember it as one of the best days in my life. And beds were sooo big, it was awesome to sleep on it! Mixed European-Egyptian breakfast was as I liked. Want to come back theeere!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

The hotel has an interesting history. Common parts are spacious. Food was good and possibly aimed at Egyptians who were most of the guests - portions were very large and I have noticed that Egyptians have no qualms leaving food on their plates. Some of the modern parts of the hotel are poor quality, the pool was freezing and sound... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Originally a hunt mansion of King Faruq of Egypt built in 1937, the place is now a struggling 5 stars (?) decadent hotel. The original parts of the palace are the main value. Lake view is generally poor and all the new facilities built are of a much lower quality than the rest of the hotel (bad ceramic vs. marble,... More

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Alexandria, Egypt
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I stayed at Helnan Auberge for three days with my family. Hotel is quite and nice. you feel as if you are staying in a palace specially with all antique all around you. I enjoyed my staying and my family too

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were taken aback by the crashing of the waves against the hotel sea-wall NOT the sort of noise I associate with inner Egypt, but this hotel is in an Oasis based on the 40km long Lake Qarun. The rooms and large balcony were outstanding. The swimming pool was fun and cooling which we needed after a day in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I stayed for 5 days in Helnan Auberge hotel in Fayoum. I can say it is the best available decent hotel that you can stay in Fayoum.The hotel is located at Qaroun lake area around 35 km away from Fayoum City. The hotel scenery over the lake is great and it used to be the elite lodging and recreation place... More

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I stayed in Halnan Augerge Fayoum for a weekend trip with my 2 year old daughter and some friends. The hotel is set on a historic building of King Farouk's hunting lodge and is probably the only high-end hotel available in this little town Fayoum. It was fully of Egyptian families enjoying a weekend. I am sure that it opened... More

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Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

I spent a weekend night in this hotel, I will start with the location the hotel is exactly 85km from 6 October city (suburbs of cairo), providing a very nice escape from the crowded city and also make it so suitable for a weekend trip. The road in general is safe and well paved but The last 15 km are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

One of the Best hotel to stay and relax at the part of the history , the Room is perfect dining is fantastic specially the Egyptian Dishes , location at the Karoun Lake gives you a new life with fresh air from the lake

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Address: Lake Karoun, Al Fayyum, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Al Fayyum Governorate > Al Fayyum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Helnan Auberge Fayoum 3.5*
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Helnan Auberge Fayoum Hotel Al Fayyum
Helnan Auberge Fayoum Egypt/Al Fayyum

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