Novotel Cairo El Borg

Cairo, Egypt

3.8 K reviews
Very good hotel for solo travelers. Close to River Nile. Great rooms in excellent location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
    • Minibar
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Medical Assistance
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Room Service
    • TV Room
    • Conference Room
    • Shops
    • Kids Club
    • Foyer
    • Public Internet Access
    • Café
  • Food
    • Half Board
    • Breakfast Served
    • All inclusive
    • Sun terrace
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Golf
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek 11111 Cairo


The hotel offers guests a total of 141 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Most storeys can be reached by lift. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. The hotel's culinary facilities include a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. Children can have a great time playing in the playground. Additional facilities at the accommodation include a TV room. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment. Additional services include medical assistance, room service and a laundry service. In addition, a shuttle service is offered.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The accommodation features a pool and an outdoor pool. Sun loungers on the sun terrace offer an inviting place to relax. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. Leisure options at the establishment include golf and a gym, or for a fee, massage treatments. Fun and entertainment are offered by a kids' club.


A variety of catering options can be booked. Guests can choose between half board and all-inclusive. Available meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel also offers snacks. Alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages are offered.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Very close to the amazing Egyptian museum. Near delicious restaurants. Location is Superb, relaxing.

    "Good location, close to public transport." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Not great access by car, with poorly rated parking."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    The breakfast buffet is so delicious. Excellent Buffet breakfast. Breakfast was delicious.

    "Great and affordable breakfast."

  • Cleanliness

    Swimming pool was excellent and very clean. Very clean and excellent food. Excellent cleanliness.

    "Rooms and dining area are clean, bathrooms acceptably so." "Clean hotel facilities."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff was professional and exquisite. Staff were wonderful and helpful. Hotel staff is amazing.

    "Friendly service with great management and waitstaff." "Great, professional service from reception and housekeeping." "Room service is average." "Great hotel security." "Smooth booking process." "Tour guide could be nicer." "Concierge service could be more helpful."

  • Food
    "Delicious food"

    Food was also delicious. Very clean and excellent food. Excellent food, service and amenities.

    "Great dining experience - good menu and clean dining area." "Normally priced food."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Nile view is exquisite. Hotel view is amazing. Wonderfully soft and comfortable bed.

    "Large, clean rooms with wonderful views." "Old rooms, poor furniture and A/C, and decent beds." "Bathrooms are not great, but moderately clean." "Badly maintained rooms with subpar minibars and TVs." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    Outdoor space was aesthetically pleasing and relaxing. Rooftop is amazing. Roof is amazing.

    "Updated facilities with a great terrace." "Entrance area is ok." "Beautiful architecture."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Internet connection is very very expensive. Internet is expensive. Internet slow.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar could improve"

    Don't have alcoholic beverages. No liquor. Doesn't have a Bar with Alcohol drink.

    "Poor bar with subpar drinks."

  • Beach
    "Beach is not so nice"

    "Beach is not so nice." "No good beach sports."