InterContinental Cairo Semiramis

Cairo, Egypt

72%
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

Location

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.

Facilities

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.

Rooms

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.

Sports/Entertainment

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.

Ratings

  • Location
    91%
    "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."

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  • Breakfast
    88%
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Excellent breakfast choice. Great breakfast choices. Good breakfast.

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Service
    63%
    "Service is adequate"

    Staff were very friendly. Delayed check in. Housekeeping excellent.

    "Unprofessional service, with poor housekeeping and reception." "Friendly service, and excellent management." "Room service could have been improved." "Great concierge service." "Great hotel security."

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  • Comfort
    56%
    "Comfortable"

    Big Nile view. Worn bedcovers. Bad ac.

    "Rooms adequately-sized and relatively comfortable but too noisy."

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  • Room
    50%
    "Room is all right"

    Bath room very old. Channels do not work. Lock did not work.

    "Untidy rooms with acceptable beds but poor bathrooms." "Great balconies and views, okay-size rooms." "Outdated, badly maintained rooms with poor furniture." "Shower can be a problem."

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  • Amenities
    48%
    "Amenities are not the best"

    Low floors. Tired old interiors. Dilapidated buildings.

    "Outdated facilities with a decent entrance area."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

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  • Pool
    47%
    "Pool should be renewed"

    "Pool should be renewed."

  • Cleanliness
    44%
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Bathroom door dirty.

    "Rooms could be cleaner." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

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  • WiFi
    38%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Poor wifi.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."

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  • Wellness Area
    33%
    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved"

    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

  • Vibe
    29%
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Bath room very old. Tired old interiors. Loud music.

    "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."

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  • Value for money
    28%
    "Value for money could be better"

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

    "Value for money could be better."