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“NEVER STAY THERE!!!” 1 of 5 stars
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Rotana Palace
37, Talaat Harb St, 6th Floor, Downtown, Cairo 11111, Egypt   |  
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Ranked #20 of 47 Cairo B&B and Inns
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

We ended up spending a night at the Rotana by default. The hotel we were booked to stay in had serious plumbing problems. The car this hotel sent to the airport to pick us up dumped us at the Rotana and drove off. Even from the outside it was not looking promising. The hallway and stairs were filthy, rubbish lying every where. The lift floor had some vynal covering a large hole in the floor. The room was dark and dirty, the cold water bathroom looked a health hazard. There was an old air con unit that switched its self off every 20 minuets. The sheets were dirty, with pubic hair on them. My husband got flea bites. I lost count of the cockroachs I squashed. The pillows stunk of decades of greasy hair. We asked for towels, which when they arrived, looked like something I would use to clean a dog kennel out with. They demanded 200 Egyptian pounds per night for this room. We stayed one night and left at first light the next morning to check into a much better hotel.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Rotana Palace

Address: 37, Talaat Harb St, 6th Floor, Downtown, Cairo 11111, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 47 B&Bs / Inns in Cairo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rotana Palace is one of the most hostels renew constantly to achieve the comfort that exceeds expectations of guests. Because of its prime location in the heart of downtown Cairo and its advantage and facilities make it the best choice for each of tourists coming to Egypt. close to a lot of attractive places in Cairo. few minutes to the Egyptian museum. Near to Islamic and old Cairo. Five minutes walk to two metro stations. The train station and the port of Cairo road ten minutes by taxi. ... more   less 
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