Let me start by saying that I am Canadian and so is Fairmont (not the hotel, but the chain). For some reason, I have always admired their properties at home but avoided them internationally. No more! This hotel was a luxurious sanctuary in the wild, scary, overpopulated, remarkable, breathtaking, crazy driving, rich, poor, intriguing and gut wrenching city of Cairo.
My wife and stayed here on the last night of our 36 hour detour from Israel to Egypt this past weekend. The first night was at the Mena House in Giza (which I have reviewed separately).
Service was extremely good. We stayed at a Fairmont Gold Signature King room. It was spacious and absolutely stunning. The bed was great. Most importantly, we had a beautiful balcony (where we could actually sit in deep lounge chairs) overlooking the nile. These are rare in Cairo, so I highly encourage people to look into this room category.
The bottom line...if you live in North America and are in Cairo on business, then either the Fairmont Nile City or the Four Seasons at Nile Plaza are your best bets. If you live in North America and are in Cairo for pleasure (especially with a significant other) then the Fairmont Nile City is the must stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Fairmont Nile City. Modern luxury. Ancient Wonders.On the banks of the famed Nile River, the city of Cairo—“The Triumphant” in Arabic—is the center of Egyptian culture and commerce. Here, civilizations have met for centuries, and Cairo today offers a rich diversity of contrasts. Modern architecture and ancient mosques. Urban sparkle and restful natural beauty. Business and leisure. And there’s no better way to experience the majesty of the city and its history than through the gracious hospitality of Fairmont Nile City, Cairo hotel. Like the city itself, Fairmont Nile City offers a delightful series of contrasts. Equipped with the most advanced design and technology to serve the needs of the discerning traveler, this luxury Cairo hotel is also intimately attuned to its surroundings.With sweeping panoramas of the Nile River, and views of the Pyramids in the distance, Cairo’s natural beauty and ancient history are always in sight. Added to this panoply of wonders are special features such as culinary adventures at the city’s finest restaurants, a chance to bask in the sunshine or under the stars at our unique rooftop poolside sky bar, and truly indulgent, full-service treatments at our Willow Stream Spa—all ensuring that each and every visit to Fairmont Nile City, Cairo is certain to be an experience that is memorable and utterly magnificent. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Fairmont Cairo, Nile City Hotel Cairo