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“Small and nice” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Amarante Pyramids Hotel
Ranked #23 of 40 Hotels in Giza
Cairo, Egypt
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Small and nice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

Nice small hotel. Hotel location is really good , half an hour to the great pyramids same half hour to reach down town. Rooms with balcony with a view pool. Staff very friendly. Rooms are clean. Food is nice. Should try this hotel.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank Hassanelgin
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

After staying in several hotels in the Giza area this is possibly my favorite,Nice hotel nearby the pyramids, The hotel is half way between the Cairo center and the Pyramids, friendly staff, nice service, the cleanliness is excellent the size our room was sufficient, we had a balcony with a view of the Pool,The a la carte restaurant is better than the buffet area which is slightly over priced for the offerings. At present the occupancy is around 30% so there are good deals available on web sites,Generally hotel is very acceptable if you feel prices downtown or at the Pyramids are a bit steep, Swimming pool is nice, though bar service can be frustrating due to lack of staff, The hotel we can recommend, .

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
4 Thank HaithamReda
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GREECE
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

The location is the big disadvantage of the hotel. located in the Giza area who are poor and dirty. Litter and dung of camels are found everywhere in the surrounding streets.People stare like you're aliens and do not feel safe.The hotel is quite clean and quiet. employees are polite. We stayed two nights and unfortunately the last, gunfire sounded in the surrounding streets.
Opposite the hotel there is a souvenir shop with a very good and cheap prices (the only shop in Cairo that had prices quoted to its products!!!). God has been good to the owner Fidel.

Why Egyptians constantly ask money even at the archaeological site of the pyramids and become annoying like ticks?????????

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank HRYSAOR
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Napier, New Zealand
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

Stayed here in April and was surprised the pool was still empty for maintainence. (The pool was operating when we stayed on the return trip) Rooms are a good size and open toward the pool area. Restaurant and hotel are not decorated in anyway Egyptian and food quite western. The breakfast was cold each day. But above all, the staff were very obliging and cold not do enough for you. Location is okay with a small market close by as in a bank with ATM's.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Peter W
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

The Amarante was hospitable to me and my family...... We loved the decor in our room. The staff and security guards we friendly and the pool area is sweet but the kiddy pool is maybe for 6/7 yr not 3/5. In your room you hear nothing till your on the balcony then the sound of horns hit yah and the roar of a prayer 5 times a day! but what is Cairo without the noise. The hotel street is tidy and narrow so take care when walking. Theres a dry cleaners/laundry a few meters on the left followed by a dairy on the corner good for water. There is also a souvenir shop opposite the hotel entrance its owned by a god loving man thats knowledgeable and helpful he can tell/show you were to get beer from......... his store has set prices in all major currencies ....Amarante is close to a pizza place on pyramids road turn left END of the street heading towards the laundry....Sheesha cafe to the right end of street on right....................Sumup tidy,tired buffet,easy going hotel

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
6 Thank Jade R
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Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013 via mobile

The rooms are incredible with beautiful balconies. The swimming pool area is excellent and kept clean. Room service and restaurant also excellent. The sound of traffic is completely cut off by the smart design of the hotel. Some of the structures have seen better days and there is no interesting things within walking distance

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
3 Thank Fillobax1
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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280 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

This is definitely not a 5 star hotel. The rooms were rundown and the furniture needed a complete overhaul.
While I was there the pool was being serviced so you could not chill out in the pool.
From the pictures and of course the name of the hotel, lead to believe that the hotel is close to the Pyramids. WELL IT ISN'T.

It is miles away.

The hotel is in a back alley that the local taxi drivers didn't even know, which made it difficult to get back to the hotel from the Pyramids.

The only good thing about the hotel was the staff on the front desk and the restaurant. They were very helpful.

The hotel needs to be completely renovated to meet the 5 star rating it holds. Very misleading.

Luckily, I only had to suffer one night here.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank cygnetboy69
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Additional Information about Amarante Pyramids Hotel

Property: Amarante Pyramids Hotel
Address: 29 Abou Hazem St, Giza, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Giza Governorate > Giza
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Giza
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Amarante Pyramids Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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Hotel Amarante Pyramids
Amarante Pyramids Giza
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