Mena House Hotel

Cairo, Egypt

1.2 K reviews
Excellent family hotel. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Foyer
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Medical Assistance
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
6 Pyramids Road P.O. Box 12556 Cairo Giza
0 ft to downtown


This prestigious hotel is one of the most traditional and famous hotels in the world. Established in the 19th century in order to accommodate the guests of honour of the opening of the Suez Canal, in the years since countless famous people and guests of the state have passed through the doors. The hotel has also achieved notoriety as the setting for famous novels such as Agatha Christie for example. Situated in the shadow of the famous pyramids at Giza, the hotel is surrounded by jasmin-scented gardens. Links to the public transport network are also just a few steps away and the centre of Cairo is approximately 15 km away.


The hotel was built in 1869. The accommodation offers guests a total of 498 rooms. Amenities include a cloakroom and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows travellers to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Children can have a great time playing in the playground. Additional facilities at the hotel include a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Available services and facilities include medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, a kitchen and a bathroom. The basic features of most rooms include a balcony. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a mini fridge included as standard. A telephone, a TV, a DVD player and WiFi ensure optimal comfort. A hairdryer is provided in the bathrooms. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms.


The hotel features a pool and an outdoor pool. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. Guests can enjoy a range of refreshing drinks at the poolside bar. Leisure options at the accommodation include a gym, gymnastics, a beauty salon and massage treatments. For a fee, tennis, golf and horse riding are also available.


Catering options available at the establishment include half board and full board. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.


  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Great cocktails. Lovely bar.

    "Bar is awesome."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Gorgeous surroundings. Excellent restaurants. Great choice of restaurants.

    "Great location somewhat accessible by car." "Great for sightseeing, but not shopping." "City centre is hard to reach."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Excellent staff. Excellent room service. Outstanding tour guide.

    "Great, friendly housekeeping." "Bad service from reception and mediocre waitstaff." "Hotel security is ok." "Room service is perfect." "Average tour guide." "Booking process is sufficient."

  • Comfort
    "Rather comfortable"

    Calm setting. Quiet environment. New linen.

    "Great sized rooms, very comfortable with wonderful beds." "Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Room was well appointed. Amazing bathrooms. Amazing rooms.

    "Large rooms with beautiful balconies and charming views." "The relatively modern rooms are clean enough and the beds are excellent." "Bathrooms are dirty and rooms in need of maintenance." "People dislike the TVs, A/C, and furniture."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Great morning buffet. Excellent breakfast. Breakfasts terrible.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

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

    EXPENSIVE AIRPORT. Staff charged us twice for. High price.

    "Value for money could be better." "High priced breakfast." "Normally priced food." "Free internet."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Poor internet connection. Poor wi-fi. Poor WiFi.

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