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Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo
Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo

12 Ahmed Ragheb Street, Cairo 11519

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (262 reviews)

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

£125
Fairmont Nile City, Cairo
Fairmont Nile City, Cairo

Nile City Towers - 2005 B, Cairo 2466

5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (151 reviews)

Located in Downtown Cairo, this luxury hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Coptic Museum, Egyptian Museum, and Cairo Tower. Khan …

£105
Windsor
Windsor

19 Alfi Bey Steet, Cairo

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (23 reviews)

Located in Downtown Cairo, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Abdin Palace, Khan el-Khalili, and Egyptian Museum. Museum o …

£36
Cairo Inn
Cairo Inn

6 Talaat Harb Square, Cairo 55143

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (32 reviews)

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

£27
Jamaica Hostel
Jamaica Hostel

34 Abdel Khalik Sarwat St, downtown, Cairo 22222

2.0 out of 5.0
2.5 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Located in Downtown Cairo, this luxury hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Abdin Palace, Egyptian Museum, and Museum of Islamic …

£17
Isis Hotel 2 - Hostel
Isis Hotel 2 - Hostel

10 Mohamed Helmy Ibrahim St., Cairo 11111

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

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

£26
Sufi Nights Hostel
Sufi Nights Hostel

26 July Street, Building No. 19, Cairo 11522

1.0 out of 5.0

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

£15
Blue Bird Hotel Cairo
Blue Bird Hotel Cairo

42 Talat Harb Street, Cairo

2.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (8 reviews)

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

£11
Victoria Hotel
Victoria Hotel

66, El Gomhoria Street, Cairo

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

Located in Downtown Cairo, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Abdin Palace, Khan el-Khalili, and Museum of Islamic Art. …

£59
Bella Luna Hotel
Bella Luna Hotel

27,Talaat Harb Street, Cairo 11111

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

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

£17
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Pocket Guide: Old Cairo Downtown Cairo Hotels

Known for being walkable and business-friendly, the Downtown Cairo neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Downtown Cairo has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Cairo.

Sightseeing around Downtown Cairo

The museums and monuments are some of the local highlights. Browse the collections at Coptic Museum, Egyptian Museum, or Museum of Islamic Art. Attractions like Cairo Opera House and Gayer-Anderson Museum highlight the local culture. Abdin Palace, Cairo Tower, and Midan Hussein Mosque are monuments worth a look. Tahrir Square, Sultan Hussan Mosque, and El Rifai Mosque are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club, Giza Zoo, and Dream Park will provide enjoyment for the whole family.

Shopping, boating, and taking a tour are a few popular activities in the area. Aquarium Grotto Garden, Al-Azhar Park, and Orman Botanical Gardens are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Khan el-Khalili, First Mall Cairo, and City Stars. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Arab Contracters Stadium, Cairo International Stadium, and Dreamland Golf Course.

Some of the area's most popular sights are Great Sphinx of Giza, Pyramids at Giza, and Saladin Citadel. League of Arab States, American University of Cairo, and Al-Azhar University are other top spots to see.

Getting around Downtown Cairo

If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Cairo Rames Station.

The Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) airport is 10.9 miles (17.6 km) from Downtown Cairo.

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