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Marriott Mena House, Cairo

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6 Pyramids Road, Giza 12556 Egypt
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#9 of 130 hotels in Giza
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Marriott Mena House, Cairo comprises 331 luxury rooms and suites, many boasting views of the Pyramids, the lavish gardens or the swimming pool, four restaurants and lounges, expansive indoor and outdoor meetings and banquet facilities, a heated swimming pool and a health club. Discover our unparalleled and unique hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Horseback riding
Walking tours
Car hire
Public wifi
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Executive lounge access
Gift shop
Shops
ATM on site
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Room types
Landmark view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Family
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Arabic

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Grade: 78 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Marco B wrote a review Yesterday
Los Angeles, California8 contributions1 helpful vote
This hotel used to be part of the Oberoi group, now Marriot. My sister stayed there 20 years ago, and nothing in the rooms has changed much. The AC blows straight onto the bed, and out of 9 of our group, 4 got sore throats. After the first night, we went to the Egyptian Museum and returned around 4 PM. The room was not made up. When I called the reception, the answer was that it's only done by request. I demanded to speak to the Manager on call, and he apologized profusely and promised to train the staff better. The restaurant's views are spectacular; unfortunately, the food is another story. While it was OK, it's not even remotely 5 Star quality. I had to send my spaghetti with oil and garlic back three times before getting it right. To give credit where it's due the breakfast buffet was excellent. The pool is excellent, but nobody would stay there anymore if there were a hotel in that category with those views. Now, it's perfectly fine for three nights; nobody is really going to see Cairo for its beauty. The whole city looks like in a small/medium earthquake, and the entire thing will collapse. The last night was a wedding going on and we had to get up at 4 AM to catch a flight, the noise was unbearable and way past midnight the drums or whatever contraptions they used to make awful noises kept everyone awake. If you really want to stay in a 5 Star Hotel in Cairo, go to the Four Seasons, it's directly on the Nile, and the food and room are 5 Stars.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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MTKPC91 wrote a review Yesterday
Lexington, Massachusetts89 contributions70 helpful votes
Spent 4 nights here over the christmas holiday. We planned this trip way in advance so had no problem getting a pyramid view executive level room. I would recommend this upgrade to anyone just so you can open your patio doors and look the pyramids all day and night. But if you can't get one, there is much else to recommend the resort. What we liked. -On site made pita bread. They have an outdoor oven where they made the puffy, slightly grilled bread all day. -The breakfast buffett. You can sample local food or stick with your american favorites. -The food in general was good - the seafood soup! - and not overpriced. -Room service was quick. -Others have mentioned the parties. Yes it was loud when there were two weddings on xmas eve. But they ended at 11pm sharp and it was a bit of culture you normally wouldn't see. -Location to the pyramids. This meant that when we wanted to see the pyramids we were there super early, before large tour buses coming from Cairo, and got to be in the great pyramid ALONE! -The bookstore at the hotel. Hard to find, randomly open, but the owner was so engaging and it's a good place of find a few quick items to take home. -Executive level included fruit and wine. Sampling a local wine was a treat. What we didn't like. -Despite the pandemic, the buffets did not have sneeze guards and you used common utensils. At other hotels on our stay they had sneezeguards and dedicated staff to serve you so you didn't need to share utensils. -HVAC was a bit weird. We couldn't get the fan to work and we would have like that at night to get some air movement. It seemed to only work if you had the AC on. Which we didn't need because the weather was perfect. -The executive lounge was a bit disappointing. After been to a few in other cities, they usually have a view and more food during the day. The breakfast and evening was nice but there was not much during the day for snacks except a few cookies. All the extra water and local drinks were wonderful however.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Benthexplorer wrote a review Yesterday
London, United Kingdom15 contributions14 helpful votes
We had a great stay at this hotel in Jan 2022. We stayed in a pyramid view suite and it was worth every penny. It was amazing lying in bed and looking across at the pyramids. I also have to say that Sandy was one of the most friendly and helpful front desk agents that I have had the pleasure of meeting. She really went above and beyond to make my wife and young baby feel special while we were there.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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FlacoBandito wrote a review Jan 16
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hotel was great, no complaints it was too cool when we were there to use the pool but the grounds were very well kept. we showed up late when it was dark and when we woke in the morning our room had a view of the pyramids -- it was cool extra special thanks to super host Magby and the rest of the restaurant. i have a lot of food allergies and they were very accommodating to my many special requests
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Date of stay: December 2021
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worldly2012 wrote a review Jan 12
Chapel Hill, North Carolina25 contributions66 helpful votes
The Mena House is very fortunate to be so close the Giza, which is basically why people stay here. It’s a run down and old hotel in need of a refurbishment and the management is indignant about concerns. We had a two night stay and had booked a suite, their idea of a suite is putting two rooms together. Bathrooms are old, dingy and not updated. We complained and ended up moving to a downgraded garden view room in the other building which was much nicer. Air conditioning didn’t work and maintenance came twice to fix and said to wait 30 minutes,,,,,, still not working. Food was good in the restaurants. View of pyramids is a plus.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Mosaad Hussein, Owner at Marriott Mena House, Cairo
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Dear worldly2012, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us. We value your comments and we have shared them with our concerned management team for actions. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thank you Mosaad Hussein Senior Cluster eCommerce Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$108 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mena house oberoi hotel giza, oberoi hotel giza, oberoi hotel mena, oberoi giza, mena house hotel, mena oberoi, mena house giza, giza oberoi
LOCATION
EgyptGiza GovernorateGiza
NUMBER OF ROOMS
331
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marriott Mena House, Cairo
Which popular attractions are close to Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Nearby attractions include Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu) (0.4 miles), Khafre's Pyramid (0.7 miles), and Great Sphinx (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Felfela, The Moghul Room, and Alfredo Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Marriott Mena House, Cairo offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Marriott Mena House, Cairo?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Khafre's Pyramid (0.7 miles), Great Sphinx (0.7 miles), and Pyramids of Giza (0.6 miles).