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Helnan Auberge Fayoum

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Lake Karoun, Al Fayyum, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mohamedegy Cairo, 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cairo, Egypt
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the Helnan Auberge is an excellent choice of relaxation for people live in Cairo and Giza.It`s only 1&1/2 hours drive from both cities exists in a wonderful location on the side of lake Qarun.the swimming pool and outer terrace are well positioned to provide a visitor amazing view of the lake with its wide blue water surface.the warm weather makes... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Good one comparing most other hotels in Fayoum, nice location rite to the lake, loved the room style, the swimming pool and the lake view, however staff specially receptionists not professional or helpful, poor breakfast and dinner aswell with kind of poor service aswell.

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egypt
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

I went there to stay for 2 days but I stayed 4 days. The view from the room is charming .the lake ,swimming pool and big area of green grass. The hotel is historical . You feel so comfortable and so relaxing. But the service in the restaurant is not 5 stars it's maximum 3 stars. The food is not... More 

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Cairo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I stayed there with my family. The kids had fun in the pool and the kids area. The lake view is awesome. The hotel is very old and needs maintenance e.g. The bathroom door lock was not working, the room door clasp was broken. The breakfast buffet was limited but the food was ok. The pool was nice but the... More 

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Shanghai, China
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Tyumen, Tyumen', Russia
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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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london
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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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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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*
Number of rooms: 49
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Helnan Auberge Fayoum Hotel Al Fayyum
Helnan Auberge Fayoum Egypt/Al Fayyum

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