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Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Was with this hotel for my wedding In Cairo.. The hotel is amazing huge with great very comfy rooms and amazing breakfast quality.. American food chains right out the corner where you can eat Burges pizza etc.. The hotel is near tahrir square.. The staff are very good.. Would recommend this hotel for anyone on holiday with family business or...

2Thank Aziz A
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed September 17, 2014

I had come to Cairo for a few days from Dubai with a few girlfriends. We had booked this hotel because it was cheap and in a good location. We did not plan on spending a lot of time in the hotel as we wanted to be out exploring Cairo. It did the job, the rooms were clean, the beds...

4Thank 1987Stella1987
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Having opted for rear rooms due to budget constraints we were not able to enjoy the view of Nile which is the usp of the hotel .Apart from the view nothing is particularly striking about the property . Rooms are spacious,clean .Food is good and the chef took great efforts to provide us indian cuisine .Located near Tahrir square n...

3Thank sangee468
East London, South Africa
Reviewed September 12, 2014

I booked this hotel as a surprise for my mother. A hotel from a bygone era.... The foyer is very grand, as are the lifts. In true English style, you are escorted to your rooms by the [ very ageing] bellboy. This should have set the tone for what was to follow. We were given a tour of our rooms....

2Thank melron2014
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 26, 2014

This a wonderful hotel in a great location, amazing views of the Nile. Rooms were a good size and very clean. Great value too. Staff at front desk and in the restaurant were extremely helpful. Highly recommended!

2Thank Coconuts_UK
Amman, Jordan
Reviewed February 6, 2014

Very good location if you are in Cairo for business. The hotel all around was was clean and comfortable and the breakfast was tasty, diversified for all tastes. Hotel staff & managers were very helping & polite. since it is considered one of the historic buildings in Cairo, it needs to be well taken care of even if this means...

2Thank Issam A
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed January 15, 2014

The location is very good for business,the view on the Nile is amazing , the suite was clean and comfortable and the food is delicious, variable and tasty, the reception and the staff were very cooperative and welcome all the guest at any time with big smile

2Thank Nesr50
Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed September 28, 2013

our room had a nice view of the river. The food is nice nothing exciting though-breakfast could use more choices. Cheap prices. The room I stayed it was nice, small but comfortable perfect location.you will enjoy the Nile view. it is an old hotel but they should keep its style.

2Thank Evripidou M
Alexandria, Egypt
Reviewed September 17, 2013

perfect location.you will enjoy the Nile view. it is an old hotel but they should keep its style.I think it was build more thank 70 years ago nice staff but poor breakfast(very view selection - bad quality)

3Thank ahmed S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed July 7, 2013

This hotel may be tempting as a cheap Nile hotel. I stayed there 2 times and it's ok. On my second stay, I was alone and someone kept disturbing me on the phone. I asked the operator to block all calls, which he did. Also, a friend who came to visit me was stopped by security and informed that visits...

3Thank DinaWorld
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shepheard Hotel was founded in 1841 by the British Samuel Shepheard in the Ezbekia area that was once the Headquarters of Napoleon forces during the invasion of Egypt, witnessing major historical events since that time. Now, the Shepheard Hotel is one of Cairo's classical hotels located in the prestigious district Garden City with a breathtaking view of the majestic River Nile, among Cairo's deluxe Hotels and at walking distance from Egyptian Museum, Opera House, business districts and shopping areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shepheard Hotel

Address: Corniche El Nil | Garden City, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $50 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shepheard Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 302
Also Known As:
Shepheard Hotel Cairo
Cairo Hotel Helnan Shepheard
Hotel Style:
#47 Luxury Hotel in Cairo
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“Nile view is the best, specially in the night.”
 of 5 bubbles issama, Feb 6, 2014 | Read review
“The Nile view from higher floors is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Nesr50, Jan 15, 2014 | Read review
“Select Nile view”
 of 5 bubbles ahmedS89, Sep 17, 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the high floors. Don't go for Nile view rooms if you're a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles DinaWorld, Jul 7, 2013 | Read review
“suites on 9 floor with nile view is very good selection”
 of 5 bubbles Abouelnasr, Jun 4, 2013 | Read review
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