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Ramses Hilton
Ramses Hilton

1115 Corniche El Nile, Cairo 12334

5.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (353 reviews)

This family-friendly Cairo hotel is located on a river, within a 10-minute walk of Egyptian Museum and Coptic Museum. Cairo …

£64
Pyramisa Suites Hotel & Casino Cairo
Pyramisa Suites Hotel & Casino Cairo

60 Giza Street, Giza 12311

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3.4 out of 5 (59 reviews)

Situated in Al Duqqi, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairo Opera House and Cairo Tower. Egyptian Museum and Copti …

£71
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza

1089 Corniche El Nile, Cairo 11519

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (40 reviews)

This family-friendly hotel is located in the city center, within 1 mi (2 km) of Ethnological Museum and Egyptian Museum. …

£247
Pyramisa Downtown Residence
Pyramisa Downtown Residence

60 Giza St., Dokki, Giza 12311

5.0 out of 5.0
2 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in the heart of Giza, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cairo Opera House and Cairo Tower. Egyptian Museum and …

£174
Golden Tulip Narmer Pyramids Hotel
Golden Tulip Narmer Pyramids Hotel

252 Pyramids Road, Giza 12111

2.7 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Located in the heart of Giza, this hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from The First Mall and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Cairo Tower. First Mal …

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Gawharet Al Ahram Hotel
Gawharet Al Ahram Hotel

103, Al Ahram St, Giza 00202

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (212 reviews)

Located in the heart of Giza, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of First Mall Cairo, Giza Zoo, and Cairo University. Pyramid …

£19
Dreamers Hotel
Dreamers Hotel

5 Jeddah Street, Giza

3.0 out of 5.0
1 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Bulaq ad Dakrur, this luxury hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Agricultural Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cairo …

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Nile Boutique Hotel
Nile Boutique Hotel

160 Nile Street, Agouza, Giza 11331

2.0 out of 5.0

Located in Mohandeseen, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Agricultural Museum, Cairo Tower, and Egyptian Museum. Coptic …

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Horizon Shahrazad Hotel
Horizon Shahrazad Hotel

182 Nile Street, Giza 99999

4.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Located in the heart of Agouza, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Cairo Marriott, Cairo Tower, and Coptic Museum. Egyptia …

£44
Sara Inn Hostel
Sara Inn Hostel

21 Youssef El Gendi Cnr Sharawy st., Cairo 11750

2.0 out of 5.0
1 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Taba Heights Golf Resort and Egyptian Museum. Museum o …

£11
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Hotels near Cairo University

Cairo University was founded in 1908 and was formerly known as the Egyptian University. Originally in central Cairo, its faculties were transferred over to its current main campus in Giza – just across the Nile from Cairo – in 1929.

If you want to stay near Cairo University, pick a hotel in one of the surrounding regions. The district of Al Duqqi is perhaps closest, though you can also easily access the university from neighbouring Giza, home to the most famous pyramids, or from one of the city-centre hotels near Tahrir Square. There are also plenty of accommodation options along the Nile with riverfront views.

A Historic Educational Institution

Cairo University’s sprawling green campus has manicured gardens and elegant honey-hued buildings, which are perfect for wandering around. Take a stroll through the grounds alongside the students to get a sense of what makes this university unique.

After Al Azhar University, Cairo University is the second oldest degree-granting university in Egypt. In contrast to its older counterpart, Cairo University was established with European-inspired principles and, as such, became a significant model for other state universities.

Learning in Egypt

Cairo University’s Medical School was one of the first to be established in the Middle East and Africa, and the Pharmacy Faculty is revered around the globe for its continuous development and original theories. Among the other important faculties are engineering and commerce and law, which is one of the university’s oldest departments.

Three Nobel Laureates have stood among Cairo University’s graduates and the institution currently educates more than 200,000 students, including nearly 7,000 international students, across 25 faculties.

Explore Attractions near Cairo University

Cairo University is within spitting distance of some of Egypt’s most celebrated sights. A short walk will take you to the old quarter, Coptic Cairo, the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo Opera House, the Hanging Church and Cairo Tower.

In neighbouring Giza, you can choose to explore on foot, take a quad bike out into the desert, ride a camel or hire a knowledgeable guide to accompany you to some of the area’s highlights, including the iconic pyramids and the Sphinx before heading back to your hotel near Cairo University.

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