We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Nice hotel, excellent staff!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Arabian Nights

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Save
You added Arabian Nights to your Saves list
Arabian Nights
1.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   10 Al Aded St off of Mansouria Street | Darassa, Islamic Cairo, Cairo 1111, Egypt   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #12 of 49 Cairo B&B and Inns
California
Level Contributor
52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Nice hotel, excellent staff!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

The hotel here is pretty standard. The rooms are decent size, clean and there was a mini fridge in our room, fast wifi, and the location is nice and central in Cairo. You get breakfast included which is bread, eggs, jam & cheese, fruit and coffee which we thought was really good! Where Arabian nights really stands out though is their staff. EVERY single person from Hassan at the front desk to the guys working upstairs at breakfast, even the owner Abraham was BEYOND nice and helpful. Truly I would stay there again just because the staff was so exceedingly friendly. They set up a day tour of all the pyramids for us which was also great. Pics are Amazing! You can see on our travel site [www.chasethesummer.com|http://chasethesummer.com]
I know every places has it flaws, so I'll give full disclosure and say the shower wasn't great ( no pressure when the shower head was on the wall so you have to hold it in your hands) but really it wasn't that big a deal to us, we had a great time.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

97 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    49
    25
    11
    4
    8
See reviews for
10
27
30
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (11)
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sg
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Stayed two nights - great location (not as noisy as I expected) if you want to stay in Islamic Cairo. Clean rooms and reasonably priced.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

"spick and span" are the words that i would describe the cleanliness of the hotel.

i am also very impressed with the wifi speed, even from the room. One of the fastest speed i could get during my stay in Egypt.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

This is my fourth time over the last three years staying at this hotel. The staff are very friendly, speak very good English and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Rooms are a reasonably sized and very clean with AC and satellite TV.

The rates at this hotel coupled with the friendliness at the hotel has made it a pleasant stay for me. For sure I will return again and again because I feel as though this hotel has become my second home.

Hotel is located close to the Khan Khalili Bazar and the world renowned Azhar mosque and University.

Room Tip: Its best to go with the private ensuite if you are willing to spend that bit more. But there are ba...
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Norfolk, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

The staff is so helpful and nice. The price is perfect for limited budgets and students. If you want a real feel on Cairo and it's inhabitants, I recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New Yorkers in Ladakh
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

In historic Darassa, where you can enjoy old Islamic Cairo, this family-run hotel was a pleasure. I had stayed at a 'five-star' hotel Mena House in Giza, and it did not have the personal charm of this place. Breezy shaded area on the roof to read and relax, hospitable owner Mohammed and his family..a welcome one night respite at the end of a journey. Wish I'd heard about it on the front end of the trip....you can walk from the hotel to Alzar park, the Islamic art museum, several famous mosques...

Room Tip: just ask - they will make sure you are comfortable
See more room tips
  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

After visiting many times Cairo my favorite hotel remain "Arabian Nignts"! welcoming staff, clean room, about 12 euros for one single room! absolutly rare for a hotel in the historic area, close from all activities, amazing monuments, markets n restaurant at really good price. The area is really lifefull and the room are quite at night. I simply highly recommend the hotel for his great familly atmospher, also Ibrahim the owner speaks french, english, arabic..a pleasure to share around a good tea (free anytime). I thanks the staff for there help during my stay n the beautifull surprise u done for my birthday! unforgatable!

Room Tip: Chic and not expensive!
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Cairo hotels
9.2 mi away
Pyramids View Inn
Pyramids View Inn
#2 of 135 in Cairo
4.5 of 5 stars 334 reviews
1.8 mi away
Golden Hotel
Golden Hotel
#21 of 135 in Cairo
4.5 of 5 stars 44 reviews
6.9 mi away
Golden Park Hotel
Golden Park Hotel
#51 of 135 in Cairo
4.0 of 5 stars 10 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.6 mi away
Baron Hotel Heliopolis Cairo
1.6 mi away
Bella Luna
Bella Luna
#11 of 135 in Cairo
4.5 of 5 stars 84 reviews
2.2 mi away
InterContinental Cairo Semiramis
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Arabian Nights? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Arabian Nights

Address: 10 Al Aded St off of Mansouria Street | Darassa, Islamic Cairo, Cairo 1111, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Cairo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Arabian Nights 1*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are proud to have won the TripAdvisor 2012 Award of Excellence. Come let our friendly, energetic staff help you discover the true charm of Cairo. Enjoy our clean, comfortable rooms, free breakfast, free wifi and complimentary hot drinks anytime on our gorgeous rooftop. We have thirty air-con rooms available with private bath and satellite TV. We also offer shared facilities. Members of our highly trained staff are fluent in both English and French. They are ready to facilitate your every need. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Odigeo, Hotels.com, HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your Arabian Nights reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Arabian Nights Hotel Cairo

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Arabian Nights, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.