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Review of InterContinental Citystars Cairo

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InterContinental Citystars Cairo
Ranked #3 of 139 Hotels in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Everyone i met at the intercontinental hotel was friendly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014

I would like to say a BIG thank you to all for such an enjoyable stay at your hotel. All of you made me so welcome and were kind and helpful .
the assistant front office manager Mr WESSAM ASHOUSH came and greet me at reception , you can read through his face features a high degree of confidence & the great meanings of hospitality , staff so friendly always ready to help , Concierge very helpful .
Marvellous hotel and amazing staff who knows well how to make you happy and satisfied!
many thanks for Mr AHMED AZMY EXECUTIVE MANAGER , WITH GREAT CHARISMATIC LEADER SPIRIT ,
Everyone I met at the intercontinental hotel was friendly, helpful and always had a smile on their face ,The hotel was a real home from home. Thank to the high standard of your hotel and the friendliness of your staff. Tks for providing such a welcoming hospitable and friendly reception.

the room ( SUITE) is very clean and extremely comfortable, great lobby, lounges and restaurants. Their service is great and their room quality is super.
Everything is really perfect (resturants , spa , indoor & outdoor pool , rooms , service ........ etc)

The hotel itself is gorgeous the housekeeping service is impeccable This is one of my very favorite hotels in the world .

really it was very nice stay with this team in this hotel i recommended this hotel for all the guests to use it , I would definitely stay there again.
greeting for Mr MARCO GAZAL , G.R.Manager ,With all respect to Miss NANCY NASHAAT and Miss NARDINE NADER G RELATION OFFICER , regards to Mr MOUHAMED MOSTAFA , assistant fr office manager & Mr ADEL DUTY manager , and the full gratitude for chef BASSAM BOULOS & for Mr omar bahgat, iman mouenes, and samar , from F&B Esplanade rest . Close your eyes. Imagine elegant, gracious living at its finest.Open your eyes. You’re home @ BELLINI Mr NABIL enthusiastic and happy person. he try to help in a polite and friendly manner.,
JOSEPHINE when walking as team ceremonies you feel your self @ presidential palace ,
ASMAA always elegant , OUMNIA greet you with gracious smile , MAMDOUH ( MANDO) You lose this wager ,you can't let me drunk , greeting for BOUTROS & MOUKBEL .
The service around the pool: superb I spent time at the pool area everyday , drinking the affordable Egyptian wines .

the standard of service, breakfast, restaurant business center, concierge, reception area, room appointments, etc. were all excellent and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending your Hotel to others or in re-booking for a return visit to cairo.

Dear GM Mr NASHAAT thank you not only to your self but to all your kind and helpful staff as well. every good wish

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank GEORGES777
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Khaled S, General Manager at InterContinental Citystars Cairo, responded to this review, January 19, 2014
Dear Mr. George,

It is real pleasure to read your comments on TripAdvisor and all your comments are very much appreciated. I am very happy to learn that our team was up to your expectations and that you enjoy staying with us.

Your pleasant compliments were shared with all the team member you mentioned in your comments. They join me in thanking you and assuring you that no effort will be saved to make all your stays most enjoyable. The feedback you provided is extremely valuable to us and I thank you for taking the time to provide us with your comments.

Please let me know if I could be of assistance to your good self at anytime and I look forward to welcoming you back to InterContinental Cairo Citystars in the near future.

Kind regards


Ibrahim Nashaat
Hotel Manager

InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Ibrahim.Nashaat@ihg.com
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Az Zagazig, Ash Sharqiyah, Egypt
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30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2014

I love staying there every year at the same month ( december ) i love the christmas tree at the reception , i like this hotel very much , clean rooms , excellent food , good service , they always respond for all my needs , it is such a great hotel with lovely stuff .. And finally i always see famous people there ( last one was queen Rania )

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Dina N
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Khaled S, Director of Sales at InterContinental Citystars Cairo, responded to this review, January 12, 2014
Dear Ms. Dina,

Thank you for choosing InterContinental Cairo Citystars and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor.

Let me take the opportunity to thank you for your loyalty to our hotel. It is always very pleasing to know that we have loyal guests like your kind self.

I’m delighted to know that you have enjoyed our rooms, restaurants, level of service & Christmas decoration in the lobby.

Looking forward welcoming you back very soon again at InterContinental Cairo Citystars.

Kind regards,

Khaled Shafik
Director of Sales & Marketing
InterContinental Hotels Group Cairo Citystars
Khaled.Shafik@ihg.com
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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141 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. First time visit to Cairo.

Liked:
Spacious Rooms.
Staff very friendly
Lots if security
Attached to a mall
Perfect location
Free Wifi
Bathroom & Hot Water perfect.
Big TV & big windows.
Comfy bed, lovely pillows.


Disliked:
Internet disconnecting
Framed Picture on wall had a crack through the glass,
Electrical sockets falling apart.
Some parts of the carpets were stained.
Bath Tub didn't hold water in, kept draining.
Check in extremely slow,
Room Service - Beef burger wasn't upto hotel standard.
Morning Breakfast - omelet tasted like old oil and metal.

Good hotel & very popular. Excellent prices. A few minor issues.

Room 946.

Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
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1 Thank khaled_altamimi
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Khaled S, Director of Sales at InterContinental Citystars Cairo, responded to this review, January 6, 2014
Dear Mr. Khaled,

Thank you for choosing InterContinental Cairo Citystars, I appreciate you taking the time to leave your review to let us know about your experience.

I am delighted that you enjoyed the hotel’s Facilities, Location and Free WIFI. We always strive to provide comfortable accommodation and guest satisfaction.

Your feedback is highly valuable and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for.

I have noted your comments and I will make sure that this will be looked into and be forwarded to the departments involved.

Thank you again and hope we have the opportunity of welcoming you back again very soon.

Kind regards,

Khaled Shafik
Director of Sales & marketing

InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Khaled.Shafik@ihg.com
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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510 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

I stayed there during the new year holidays. It is marvilous, everything is perfect, the rooms the services the staff and the facilities, moreover it is connected to citystars mall which i really like it. One more thing, if u care about breakfast buffet, the best is in Narriot Zamalik.

Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
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2 Thank Sa S
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Khaled S, Director of Sales at InterContinental Citystars Cairo, responded to this review, January 5, 2014
Dear Valuable Guest,

Thank you for choosing InterContinental Cairo Citystars and for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor.

Your feedback is very supporting and motivating. I’m delighted to know that you have enjoyed our rooms, services, staff and facilities.

Looking forward welcoming you back very soon at InterContinental Cairo Citystars.

Kind regards,

Khaled Shafik
Director of Sales & marketing

InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Khaled.Shafik@ihg.com
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

worst 5 nights in Cairo, considering that its 5 Stars hotel the service was awful i think the management is paying peanuts that they have such monkeys working there.
So many annoying things due to the unprofessional staff
For example:
I checked in at 2:00 am and the AC was not working , lights , shower , didnt find a working plug to charge my handy. So i called the the reception and they guy said one hour !
Another day :
We had a group at the hotel and at 3:00 am we asked if the lobby lounge is available and they can serve a couple of drinks , yes they said. They guy at the bar seated us and we asked for our drinks he replied that his colleague will serve us. After 20 min no one came i found another waiter roaming around and asked him if he can look for someone to serve us our drinks , and then he replied no the bar is closed !

That was my first stay at the intercontinental City stars and it will be the last.

Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
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1 Thank SamerAHamid
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Khaled S, Director of Sales at InterContinental Citystars Cairo, responded to this review, January 1, 2014
Dear Mr. Samer,

I appreciate you taking the time to share your recent experience on TripAdvisor.

Your feedback is highly valuable to us. Please accept my sincere apologies for the inconvenience encountered during your stay with us.

It is our goal to consistently provide superior service and accommodation at our hotel.
I have noted you valuable comments and I will make sure that this will be looked into and be forwarded to the departments involved.

Corrective action will be taken, and the concerned employees will be coached and trained to handle such situations with more care and professionalism in the future.

Thank you again for your review and hope we have the opportunity of welcoming you back again very soon at InterContinental Cairo Citystars.

Kind regards,

Khaled Shafik
Director of Sales & marketing

InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Khaled.Shafik@ihg.com
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2013

Just returned from 4 nights in Cairo. This hotel was generally excellent with very polite and helpful staff. Service was first class. As there were two of us, both male with separate rooms booked, we were very fortunate to be upgraded to a residential suite which had two on-suite double rooms, huge lounge and a small kitchenette area with microwave, fridge freezer etc. There was also a box bedroom with shower and w.c., must have been for our butler!

My only issue was that it was very cold; Cairo had just had snow for the first time in a hundred years, we found out that our air con was faulty and the only way was down as far as the temperature was concerned, our first night the whole suite was no warmer than 15 degrees, in Cairo!

This was very promptly repaired when we reported this on the second day and we then managed an almost balmy 20.5.

Could not fault the beds or linen in any way.

Room service was used only once but was very fast and vey efficient.

We will stay here again on our next trip to Cairo.

A quick note, although there were three TV's in the apartment, two of them could not be switched off from the remote. The batteries were low in the third. Little things, but in a five star hotel they should be checked.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank marjohn56
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Khaled S, Director of Sales at InterContinental Citystars Cairo, responded to this review, December 22, 2013
Dear Marjohn56,

Thank you for sharing your detailed experience on Tripadvisor to make us aware of the service and quality issues you encountered.

I’m delighted to know that you have enjoyed the hotel's facilities and services.

I have noted your comments which will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for.

Look forward welcoming you back soon at InterContinental Cairo Citystars.

Kind regards,

Khaled Shafik
Director of Sales & marketing

InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Khaled.Shafik@ihg.com
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Beyrouth
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133 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013

Very good hotel. I had an executive floor check in which was efficient.

The room was nice. The bed was nice. Home automation excellent but a briefing should be given on how to use.

The club lounge was nice. Its breakfast was good even at the club lounge level.

The only problem was the waiting time for elevators.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank csacy
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Khaled S, Director of Sales at InterContinental Citystars Cairo, responded to this review, December 14, 2013
Dear Valuable Guest,

I appreciate your detailed feedback about our hotel and would like to thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor.
I’m delighted to know that you have enjoyed our Facilities and the Executive Room.
Reference to the elevators, sometimes it takes longer when the hotel is fully occupied, I hope it did not caused any inconvenience.
Looking forward welcoming you back very soon at InterContinental Cairo Citystars,


Kind regards,

Khaled Shafik
Director of Sales & marketing
InterContinental Cairo Citystars
Khaled.Shafik@ihg.com
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Property: InterContinental Citystars Cairo
Address: Omar Ibn El Khattab Street, Cairo 11737, Egypt
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Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cairo
#3 Family Hotel in Cairo
#4 Business Hotel in Cairo
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cairo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Citystars Cairo 5*
Number of rooms: 774
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
InterContinental Cairo Citystars is part of the Middle East s largest retail and entertainment complex, giving you direct access to 550 stores and an indoor theme park. The hotel is ideally located seven minutes from Cairo International Airport, 10 minutes from Cairo International Conference Centre and 30 minutes from downtown Cairo.Named Cairo s best business hotel by Business Traveller Magazine, it is also close to free time destinations such as the Egyptian Museum, Sakkara and the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx. ... more   less 
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