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Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence

0.6 mi from Cairo University

35 Giza Street, Giza 12311

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4.4 out of 5 (49 reviews)

Located in the center of Giza, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of First Mall Cairo and Giza Zoo. Cair …

£176
Safir Hotel Cairo
Safir Hotel Cairo

0.6 mi from Cairo University

Orman, El Missaha Square, Giza 12611

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4.2 out of 5 (264 reviews)

Located in Giza - Pyramids, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Cairo University, Cairo Tower, and Egyptian Museum. …

£78
Grand Nile Tower
Grand Nile Tower

1.2 mi from Cairo University

Corniche El Nil, Garden City, Cairo 11519

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3.4 out of 5 (89 reviews)

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

£98
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza

1.4 mi from Cairo University

1089 Corniche El Nile, Cairo 11519

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (46 reviews)

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

£215
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo

1.5 mi from Cairo University

12 Ahmed Ragheb Street, Cairo 11519

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4.3 out of 5 (305 reviews)

This family-friendly Cairo hotel is located on the boardwalk, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tahrir Square, Egyptian Museum, and Cairo …

£79
Novotel Cairo El Borg
Novotel Cairo El Borg

1.6 mi from Cairo University

3 Saraya El Gezira street, Cairo 11111

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (342 reviews)

Located in Zamalek, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairo Tower and Egyptian Museum. Coptic Museum and Museum of …

£67
Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir
Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir

2.1 mi from Cairo University

2, Kasr El Nil Street, Cairo

4.4 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Located in Downtown Cairo, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tahrir Square, Egyptian Museum, and Coptic Museum. Cairo Tower …

£66
Mena House Hotel
Mena House Hotel

5.4 mi from Cairo University

Pyramids Road, Giza 11511

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4.3 out of 5 (146 reviews)

Located in Giza - Pyramids, this luxury hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Pyramids at Giza and 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Great Sphin …

£56
Fairmont Heliopolis
Fairmont Heliopolis

11 mi from Cairo University

Uruba Street, Cairo 2466

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4.2 out of 5 (173 reviews)

Located near the airport, this family-friendly resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Cairo International Stadium, Virgin Mary's …

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Fairmont Towers
Fairmont Towers

11 mi from Cairo University

Uruba Street, Cairo 2466

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4.5 out of 5 (117 reviews)

Located in Heliopolis, this luxury resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of City Stars, Cairo International Stadium, and Cairo …

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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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