InterContinental Cairo Semiramis

Cairo, Egypt

2.7 K reviews
Fair luxury hotel. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Coatroom
Corniche El Nil P.O. Box 60 11511 Cairo


This luxury hotel enjoys a stunning location on the banks of the River Nile just a few minutes walk from one of the main shopping areas in the city. In addition, Cairo's sightseeing attractions are also within easy reach, the Egyptian Museum is around 500 m away and the Pyramids are some 10 km from the hotel. It is approximately 25 km to the airport.


The hotel was built in 1987. The accommodation comprises a total of 735 rooms. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas (for a fee) allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Additional features at the hotel include a newspaper stand and a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Available services and facilities include translation services, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. The standard features of most rooms include a balcony. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Other features include internet access, a telephone and a TV. The bathroom offers convenient facilities including a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.


The hotel features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. A range of options are available, including a gym, a spa, a sauna and massage treatments. A casino and a nightclub are among the available leisure options.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Close to the Egyptian Museum. Excellent location. Restaurants outside the hotel.

    "Great location." "Near to downtown with good options for sightseeing." "Pricey, inconvenient parking." "Reasonably accessible by car."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Excellent breakfast choice. Best breakfast. Great breakfast choices.

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Staff messed. Wrong information. Housekeeping excellent.

    "So-so management, housekeeping, and service professionalism." "Service is welcoming but the reception is subpar." "Room service could have been improved." "Hotel security is ok." "Concierge service is average."

  • Comfort

    Big Nile view. Worn bedcovers. Bad ac.

    "Spacious, somewhat comfortable rooms, with okay beds, but some complaints of noise."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Bath room very old. No towels. Channels do not work.

    "Beds are OK, although rooms and bathrooms are insufficiently cleaned and maintained." "Spacious, yet old rooms with poor furniture but lovely views." "Shower can be a problem."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Poor wifi.

    "Complaints about WiFi." "Average wifi quality."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    Building is old. Low floors. No business center.

    "Outdated facilities with a decent entrance area." "Smoking area is ok." "Elevator in need of updating."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Bathroom door dirty.

    "Bathrooms and rooms are untidy." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

  • Value for money
    "Value for money could be better"

    Garage parking overpriced. Price is very high. Expensive breakfast buffet.

    "Value for money could be better."

  • Pool
    "Pool should be renewed"

    "Pool should be renewed."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Bath room very old. Building is old. Tired old interiors.

    "Vibe is not too good." "Hotel could use some updating." "Atmosphere could be friendlier." "Entrance area is ok." "Luxurious Hotel." "Luxury hotel." "Good for traveling with friends." "Good for business people."