City View Hotel - Cairo

1 El Bostan St Al Tahrir Sq, Cairo, Egypt, 11513  show map
 3 stars
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City View Hotel - Cairo

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The 3-star City View Hotel is set just 2.2 km from Cairo Citadel, Pyramids of Giza and Khan Al Khalili. This traditional hotel was opened in 1980 and renovated in 2007.

The hotel is in the optimal location steps away from the mosque, the tower and museums. You can find Cairo Tower, Tahrir Square and The Egyptian Museum only 100 meters from the property.

A 5-minute stroll will take you to Nasser subway station. The hotel lies 20 km away from Cairo International airport.

Rooms

City View Hotel offers 20 guestrooms appointed with multi-channel TV, a balcony, an in-room safe, a minibar and a patio with all the sights of Cairo within easy access. Some rooms feature a wonderful view over the city center. All modern rooms are equipped with ornate furniture.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant local dishes are served.

Services

The hotel offers a safe deposit box, a designated smoking area and an elevator and such services as concierge service, dry cleaning and ironing service.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Separate living room
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate bedroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 12:00-18:00 

Check-Out

  • until 12:00-13:00 

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel City View Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
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Hotel Address:

1 El Bostan St Al Tahrir Sq, Cairo, Egypt, 11513

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairo
    2.6 km
Airports
  • Cairo International (CAI)
    18.9 km
Underground stations
  • Sadat
    200 m
  • Naguib
    900 m
Restaurants
  • The Tahrir Table (cuisine: Swedish)
    170 m
  • Sbarro
    170 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 12:00-18:00 
  • Check-Out:
    until 12:00-13:00 
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best 3 Star Hotels in Egypt

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Rooms and availability

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Spacious Quadruple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
Size: 32 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Featuring a balcony, this spacious, air-conditioned room includes a private bathroom.

Room facilities

    How to reach hotel

    hotel City View Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
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    Hotel Address:

    1 El Bostan St Al Tahrir Sq, Cairo, Egypt, 11513

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cairo
      2.6 km
    Airports
    • Cairo International (CAI)
      18.9 km
    Underground stations
    • Sadat
      200 m
    • Naguib
      900 m
    Restaurants
    • The Tahrir Table (cuisine: Swedish)
      170 m
    • Sbarro
      170 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 12:00-18:00 
    • Check-Out:
      until 12:00-13:00 
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of rooms:
      20

    Hotel Awards

    EgyptianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairoCity View Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Egypt

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    City View Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Places of interest

    • Muhammad Ali Moschee (Alabastermoschee) - 1.3 km
    • Citadelle de Salahdin - 1.4 km
    • Villa du Baron Empain - 1.4 km
    • Nekropole in Sakkara - 1.4 km
    • Scheintüren in Sakkara - 1.4 km
    • Mykerinospyramide in Gizeh - 1.4 km

    Convention centers

    • Centre Français de Culture et de Coopération (CFCC) - Mounira - 1.2 km

    Shopping areas

    • Khan Al Khalili - 2.1 km

    Museums

    Parks

    • The Andalus Park - 700 m

    Theaters

    • Opera house Cairo - 900 m

    Underground stations

    • Sadat - 100 m
    • Naguib - 800 m
    • Nasser - 900 m
    • Gezira(Opera) - 1.0 km
    • Saad Zaghloul - 1.1 km
    • Orabi - 1.4 km
    • Sayyeda Zeinab - 1.8 km
    • Mubarak - 1.9 km

    Local attractions

    • Heliopolis - 1.6 km
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    • Citadel (Al-Qalaa) - 1.6 km
      al-Qala'a, Cairo
    • Manyal Palace Museum - 1.9 km
      1 Saray Street, Cairo
    • Al-Azhar Park - 1.6 km
      Darassa Hill, Cairo
    • Gabalaya Park and Aquarium - 1.7 km
      Between Om Kalthoum Street and Hassan Sabri Street, Cairo

    Near the hotel

    • Museum of Modern Egyptian Art - 890 m
      Gezira Island, Cairo
    • Gizeh Plateau - 1.3 km
      Al Haram Str., Cairo
    • Zamalek (Gezira Island) - 1.4 km
    • University Bridge - 1.4 km
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    • National Geographic Society Museum - 1.2 km
      Kasr El Aini Street, Cairo
    • Cairo Opera House - 1.3 km
      Gezira Island, Cairo
    • Sixth of October Bridge - 1.4 km
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    Restaurants nearby

    • The Tahrir Table - 170 m

      Address: 11 Tahrir square

      95% likes this, based on 29 reviews
      Cuisine: Swedish

    • KFC - 170 m

      Address: 9 El Tahrir Sq. Beside Wadi El Meligy Cafe

    • Birdcage - 460 m

      Address: Corniche El Nil
      Phone: +20 (2) 2795 7171

      70% likes this, based on 163 reviews
      Cuisine: Thai
      Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 134

    • Sbarro - 170 m

      Address: 34 Tahrir Square
      Phone: 0222871973

      70% likes this, based on 8 reviews
      Price Range: CAD 9 - CAD 15

    • Aabesque - 180 m

      Address: 6, Kasr el Nil Street
      Phone: 02 25747898

      64% likes this, based on 6 reviews
      Cuisine: Egyptian

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 12:00-18:00 
    • Check-Out:
      until 12:00-13:00 
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of rooms:
      20

    Hotel Awards

    EgyptianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairoCity View Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Egypt

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    City View Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at City View Hotel

    Average guest rating

    8.0out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 90 reviews

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      8.2

      The location cannot be beat, right there in downtown Cairo, nice view of the museum from your room.

      I just think they need to mop the rooms better, there is alot of dust blowing in from the city. The floors get dirty and a nice mopping may do the trick. Also, we had to constantly ask for bathroom toilet paper and soap. Even after the maid had cleaned the room, we still needed to ask the front desk for these items. The front desk were very helpful and courteous. Very nice people.

    • Family with children
      9.6

      The staff are extremely friendly and go out of their way to make your stay a good one. We enjoyed our stay and would return again.

    • Family with children
      7.4

      City View is located right at Tahrir (Revolution) Square, and there were demonstrations going on while we were there with our teenage children. Although it was a little unnerving not knowing how far the protests would go, the staff at the hotel did everything they could to make us feel safe and at home. The only real complaint we had was that, due to the protests, the noise (honking, chanting, shouting, honking!!) kept us up for much of the 2 nights we stayed here. On the other hand, our boys got to experience some history and met some great people at the hotel who shared their stories of the revolution with us. Unforgettable.

      Just the noise that was resultant from the protests.

    • Group of friends
      8.8

      This hotel is located close to Midan Tahrir, the national museum and the metro. It's easy to access the different part of the city from this location, also by foot. The staff is very friendly and helpful and breakfast was good. It also feels very safe, since the access is by elevator that the staff manages 24/7. Note, however, that the main road is just outside the window, so it's not a quiet stay. With earplugs at night for easy sleepers it would be no problem. I will definitely recommend City View, it's a good value for the price.

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Hotel staff were very helpful and honest. They went out of their way to help us with our lost luggage and even made a box breakfast for us the morning we left because we were leaving before breakfast started.Location was fantastic, looked out our window directly onto the museum.

    • Couple
      9.6

      Location - right on Tahrir Square. With a great balcony overlooking the Egyptian Museum, but also the Square is even more intesting now given that it was the location of the recent revolution. Value - cheap given the hotel's location.

      The noise. Even with a curfew in place (midnight to 0600) there was little soundproofing against the construction work going on outside. Bring earplugs - but don't let that put you off - it's still a great bargain given the quality of the room and the location.

    • Single
      6.6

      Good hotel for tourism, i.e., a place to sleep in center of town, good breakfast, good internet, excellent location for sight seeing. Traffic noise not more than you would expect from a hotel located right in the middle of city center. Good staff.

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      The staff were very helpful, including giving us a map of the area and the different things to see around Cairo. The hotel was in the middle of Cairo, so everything was within walking distance!

      The hotel was situated in down town Cairo, which was a little scary at night because it was only myself (female) and another girl. However the hotels in Upper Cairo, along the nile were really expensive. The budget prices made it worth it in the end.

    • Couple
      8.2

      Very nice hotel, clean, good location, good security. Reception staff and restaurant staff are very helpful. They provide many kind of sightseeing trip to you. If I go to Cairo one more time, City-View will be my first choice.

      Food of restaurant is not good.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      The location is great.It near the Egypt museum and Tahrir sq .The staff was very friendly.We booked a two days tour for 120e which is a very good price.If u want to book a tour ask Alfie to be your tour guide.He is a very good guide.

      The breakfast was poor and bad quality.The have to be more carefully about the cleanness of the dishes,glasses,spoons and other staff in the breakfast room.The heat at our room didn;t worked.So we asked for extra blankets.The hotel it s in the 5th floor of a very old and dirty building.

    • Couple
      7.4

      Very friendly, helpful and reliable staff. At Tahrir Square itself and overlooks the museum, thus is in a central location

      Noise from traffic, wjhich can be quite disturbing at night. However, unless it is a 5 star hotel, this would have to be expected from this type of accommodation in Cairo

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      The staff were very helpful and friendly. The hotel was very close to the Egyptian Museum and the River Nile which was useful. It's right in the heart of the city, so you get a real feel for Cairo.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      The location of the hotel is ideal. The view from the rooms is very entertaining and the centre of Cairo is within easy walking distance.

      The breakfast supplied was very limited, and any food requests not on the standard menu were charged extra. ie: a glass of hot water.

    • Family with children
      7.4

      Excelent location, reception staff was very friendly and helpful.

      The breakfast could be a little better, with more variety of fruits. The bathroom was very small. The room was too noisy.

    • Single
      9.0

      The room was neat, modern, comfortable, safe.

      I came from the us via Tunis, to visit an Egyptian friend in Cairo. At the time of booking the hotel online, I observed no notice of the fact that Egyptian nationals are not allowed in the rooms of foreigners. I found this highly inconvenient and upsetting, and this threw a last minute inconvenience in my trip.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel City View Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    1 El Bostan St Al Tahrir Sq, Cairo, Egypt, 11513

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cairo
      2.6 km
    Airports
    • Cairo International (CAI)
      18.9 km
    Underground stations
    • Sadat
      200 m
    • Naguib
      900 m
    Restaurants
    • The Tahrir Table (cuisine: Swedish)
      170 m
    • Sbarro
      170 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 12:00-18:00 
    • Check-Out:
      until 12:00-13:00 
    • Year renovated:
      2007
    • Number of rooms:
      20

    Hotel Awards

    EgyptianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairoCity View Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in Egypt

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