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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 …

£110
Conrad Cairo
Conrad Cairo

1191 Corniche El Nil, Cairo 11221

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (272 reviews)

This family-friendly Cairo hotel is located on a river, within 1 mi (2 km) of Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club and Copti …

£83
Grand Nile Tower
Grand Nile Tower

Corniche El Nil, Garden City, Cairo 11519

5.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (79 reviews)

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

£134
One Season Hostel
One Season Hostel

7 elfadl st,Tallat Harb st, Cairo

2.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (19 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cairo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Tahrir Square and Egyptian Museum. Museum of Islamic …

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Cairo Kingdom Hotel
Cairo Kingdom Hotel

14 Emad Eldeen St., Cairo

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Situated in Cairo, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Abdin Palace, Egyptian Museum, and Museum of Islamic Art. Khan …

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Meramees Hostel
Meramees Hostel

32 Sabri Abou Alam, Talaat Harb Square, Cairo

1.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cairo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Abdin Palace, Egyptian Museum, and Museum of Islamic …

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My Hotel Hostel
My Hotel Hostel

13 Merit Basha St,4th Floor, Cairo

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (19 reviews)

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

£12
Cecilia - Hostel
Cecilia - Hostel

47 El-Falaky street, Cairo 11331

2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Situated in Cairo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of American University of Cairo and Egyptian Museum. Museum of …

£11
Sufi Nights Hostel
Sufi Nights Hostel

26 July Street, Building No. 19, Cairo 11522

1.0 out of 5.0

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

£14
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)

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

£13
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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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