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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
Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah
Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah

3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo 11518

5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (266 reviews)

Located on the banks of the Nile River at the southern tip of quiet El Gezirah island, this 27-story Cairo luxury hotel is …

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Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza

1089 Corniche El Nile, Cairo 11519

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (34 reviews)

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

£305
Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis
Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis

Corniche El Nil Street, Cairo 11511

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (351 reviews)

Centrally located, this luxury hotel sits by the Nile River and is within 0.5 km (0.3 mi) of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Opera …

£86
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 (157 reviews)

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

£92
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 …

£80
Ramses Hilton
Ramses Hilton

1115 Corniche El Nile, Cairo 12334

5.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (333 reviews)

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

£96
Hotel Grand Royal
Hotel Grand Royal

1 Talaat harb sq., Cairo

3.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (191 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cairo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tahrir Square and Egyptian Museum. Coptic Museum an …

£24
The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

1113 Corniche El Nil Street, Cairo 12344

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cairo, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tahrir Square and League of Arab States. …

£236
Gresham
Gresham

20 Talaat Harb Street, Cairo

1.5 out of 5.0
2.1 out of 5 (29 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cairo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tahrir Square and Egyptian Museum. Coptic Museum an …

£10
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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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