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JW Marriott Hotel Cairo
Ranked #10 of 137 Hotels in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
Henderson, Nevada
1 review
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Reviewed 17 October 2009

The resort was amazing! It was family friendly and they really know how to cater to their guests. I would deffinatley reccomend this hotel and would love to go back for a short visit some day.

Stayed February 2006, travelled on business
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Reviewed 10 October 2009

The service and the personal of the hotel help us in everything; they recommended us which tours to take and in reference to the hotel everything was exceelent.

Stayed September 2009
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Abuja, Nigeria
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Reviewed 10 October 2009

The hotel had superb facilities and good service,the wave pool was awesome! The kids had lots to do!

Stayed July 2009, travelled with family
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 9 October 2009

We traveled from Amman, Jordan to Cairo for a five day holiday, with family also coming from Athens, Greece. The airport transfers, hotel rooms, restaurants, spa, golf course and golf club, the service at all levels was absolutely fabulous! Everyone at the hotel tried really hard to make us have an unforgetably fantastic stay. We will travel back to Cairo in the coming months and we will certainly stay at the J.W. Marriott.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled with family
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Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed 24 September 2009

Drove up over 2 days exploring in hired 4x4 from our holiday in Sharm El Shiekh to Giza, after day of chaos in downtown Cairo and desert, (Wife driving as my stress levels too high), we were tired 10pm and finally on ringroad towards Suez.
We found this hotel purely by accident and were amazed to get 5 star treatment at a little over 1200Nok (about 100quid room only). Words cant express the comfort and luxury of the huge room we were given, marble bathroom, massive queen bed (14pillows -my wife counted!) and huge tv. We had a balcony that looks out over the pool area and waterfalls -admittedly they look better at night and I think this is definately more a buisness hotel than tourist - Giza Pyramids for example is about an hour driving away
i read a reveiw saying they thought the hotel awful and smelling of cigarette smoke ?.. I dont understand that statement, the place was immaculate and smelled fresh. (I know some hotels in Egypt dont care). We travel a great deal and have seen good and very bad hotels all over the world, for once Im 100% happy with this one.
We ordered room service for supper and they set up a table and all the trimmings in the room. It was excellent, my wife was over the moon at the standards and service (she can be bit fussy). Most comfortable bed Ive had in ages. We even ordered room service for breakfast - Pancakes,breads,omelettes the works !
Total cost when we checked out - 1800 Nok / £180 ! - Thats cheaper than most 3 star hotels in Scotland ! If this is all a knock on of the credit crisis and hotels lowering their prices then bring it on !! im Scottish and like to keep my cash in my pocket !
If I was on buisness or travelling through Cairo then I wouldnt hesitate - I would be here !

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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norfolk, england
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Reviewed 21 September 2009

Perfectly good hotel with plenty to do. 4 swimming pools and an excellent gym. The restaurants were ok but genereally overpriced, especially the steakhouse. There is absolutely nothing to do around the hotel, don't be fooled into thinking it'd downtown, it's a good 1 - 1 1/2 hour drive to Giza etc should you want to do the tourist trail. Rooms were always tidy and laundry sevice was fantastic, got my grease engrained overalls back to new which I have never heard off before. The service at the front desk and "at your service" could have been better. Room internet access is incredibly expensive!!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled on business
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New York, New York
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Reviewed 16 September 2009

We would highly recommend this hotel, especially for a family with children and for people wanting to combine a visit to Egypt with some relaxation.

We stayed for a couple of weeks in early September, 2009. As this was during Ramadan, the hotel was not full, which may have been an advantage since nothing was crowded. We experienced NONE of the problems mentioned in the negative reviews. On the contrary, our room was spotless and well maintained, with a balcony overlooking the golf course. The weather was perfect to sit out there in the evening. Especially with the balcony, the room was fine for three people, and the staff did a great job keeping it in tip top shape (including cleaning the balcony). One small example: a light bulb went out one evening, and by the following morning it had been replaced (without our saying anything to the staff).

Perhaps the best part of the hotel was the staff. They were friendly, well-trained, and genuinely caring. When our daughter wasn't feeling great one afternoon, they insisted on specially preparing some food that would be good for her. The staff in the restaurants generally called us by name, and they did a great job of remembering our preferences and suggesting items that they thought we might like or were particularly good that day.

For us the best part of the hotel was that it combined relatively easy access to the "tourist sites" with great facilities for recreation. The hotel is convenient to the airport (but far enough away that there is no airplane noise); it took maybe 15 or 20 minutes to go from the hotel to the airport, and with the shuttle bus, it couldn't have been easier. The hotel is about 30-45 minutes from downtown. Most days we took the hotel's shuttle bus which leaves at 8:30 and comes back around 1:00 and drops you at the Egyptian Museum (right next tot he Nile in downtown Cairo) or next to the market (Khan el Khalil). The drivers were great -- pointing out things of interest en route and indeed varying the route slightly both to avoid traffic jams and show other points of interest. Although we were at first disappointed that the shuttle bus gave us only four hours or so in Cairo, this turned out to work very nicely, as we found that after four hours visiting the museum (or walking around the old city) we (and especially the children) were ready for a swim. So we could spend the afternoon in the pools (or at the (artificial) beach -- complete with wave making machine!), on the tennis courts, or in the fitness center (which is huge). The facilities are great -- comparable to what you'd find in a quality resort in Hawaii. One small beef is that two of the pools are considered part of the spa and are off limits to children under 18, but in practice the beach and the big outdoor pool were fine for the kids. And the staff, especially at the tennis courts, were great. We took a couple of tennis lessons and would highly recommend it.

One last thing to mention. On Fridays the hotel does free tours of the pyramids, Saqqara (step pyramid), and Old Cairo on a rotating basis. We went on the tours of Old Cairo (citadel, mosque, and Coptic quarter) and of Saqqara, and would recommend them. Personally, I would have preferred to omit the visits to the perfume factory and papyrus shop and use the time for more sightseeing. But "shopping opportunities" are unavoidable in most tours, and as shopping goes, these weren't bad at all.

Overall, we had a great experience. It really is a great place to stay, particularly if you want to combine sightseeing with relaxation.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled with family
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Property: JW Marriott Hotel Cairo
Address: Ring Road- Mirage City | Heliopolis, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Cairo
#6 Casino Hotel in Cairo
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cairo
#10 Business Hotel in Cairo
#14 Family Hotel in Cairo
#16 Romantic Hotel in Cairo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — JW Marriott Hotel Cairo 5*
Number of rooms: 438
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Treat yourself to a new standard of elegance at the award-winning JW Marriott Hotel Cairo. Set against the unique and magical backdrop of Cairo, Egypt, a vibrant city steeped in 7,000 years of history and culture, our luxury hotel provides a combination of relaxed sophistication and personalized service. 440 impeccably appointed hotel rooms and suites offer every luxury for your Heliopolis visit, from pillowtop mattresses and marble bathrooms to 24-hour room service and high-speed Internet. Our stunning suites feature impressive views of our golf course, or "The Beach." With 12 diverse dining options at your disposal, you can rest assured that your appetite will always be satisfied. Indulge in a luxury treatment at the 27,000-square foot Mandara Spa, or play a round at our Mirage City Golf Club. Plan your next event with us in Heliopolis; our hotel features gorgeous, flexible venue space and comprehensive planning services. For the getaway of a lifetime here in Egypt, choose the JW Marriott Hotel Cairo. ... more   less 
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