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“Great place and people for a budget price” 4 of 5 stars
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Bella Luna
27 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11111, Egypt   |  
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Ranked #43 of 131 hotels in Cairo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Egypt
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

I stayed at this "hotel" during 2 short trips. The first stay was ok, my 2 friends and me shared a room which was quite clean. Careful with the sink (it was moving when touched). We had to ask for towels, which looked worn but clean. My second stay was horrible. Single-bedroom with shower, warm water was broken, no towels, the sheets on the only available bed looked used + cigarette-burns. When I opened the blanket, there were sitting 3 fat bed-bugs, hastily crawling away. As it was late night (1am), the desk-personnel who understood no english (but repeated "welcome, welcome to Egypt" about 100 times upon my arrival), had vanished.
There was no changing rooms and no sleep. Even if the price for this "hotel" is one of the cheapest to be found in Cairo, I can only recommend to those who are no bed-pet-friends: avoid this place at Talaat Harb 27!
Look out for a different place to stay. Go to Paris Hotel or Osiris Hotel, they are clean, well tended and with excellent staff speaking english and french.
Alternatively ask for one of the three-bed-rooms. They seem to be better looked after.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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hanymoussa, Manager at Bella Luna, responded to this review, October 13, 2010
Interesting, isn't it, that this brand new TripAdvisor reviewer elected to wait until October 2010 to write about an alleged stay in November 2009, almost one year earlier, essentially to recommend Luna competitors (for which she did not write any reviews, suggesting she might not have actually stayed there). No further comment on our part is required, but readers' caution is.
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Additional Information about Bella Luna

Address: 27 Talaat Harb St | Downtown, Cairo 11111, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Cairo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An oasis of comfort and tranquility in the bustling heart of Cairo. Bella Luna rooms are • Spacious (fits a double bed and a single bed), • Cozy with their own sitting area• Quiet (no street-side rooms)• Furnished and outfitted for maximum comfort with top-of-the-range mattresses, complete private bathrooms (shower, toilet and sink), brand new silent air conditioning units, Enjoy 25% discount + the FREE pick up From OR to airport! ... more   less 
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