Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel

Cairo, Egypt

730 reviews
Fair Hotel. Easily accessible by car and good for sightseeing. Room needs to be improved. Pool should be renewed.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Currency Exchange
    • Medical Assistance
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Full Board
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Bocce
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Squash
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Darts
1 Alexandria Desert Road P.O. Box 16 Pyramids 12556 Giza


This modern luxury hotel is sited within large well-tended park grounds at the foot of the Pyramids and the Sphinx. The nearest public transport stop is about 1 km from the hotel, Cairo centre is about 7 km away and it is 35 km to the airport.


The hotel was built in 1994. Guests are welcomed at the accommodation, which has a total of 276 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. Children can have a great time playing in the playground. Additional facilities at the accommodation include a newspaper stand. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment for a fee. Available services and facilities include a babysitting service, a childcare service, 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. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. Internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The accommodation features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. Travellers can enjoy a range of refreshing drinks at the poolside bar. Those wishing to enjoy sports whilst on holiday can enjoy bocce on-site. The establishment also offers sports enthusiasts a wide range of indoor activities, including a gym, billiards, darts and squash. The hotel offers a range of facilities in the wellness area. Options include a spa or, for an additional fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Leisure facilities include live music, a disco and a kids' club.


Catering options available at the accommodation include bed and breakfast and half board. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast or dinner.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Very close to pyramids. Wonderful pyramid. Amazing Hotel Taxi.

    "Great location with excellent sightseeing." "Good accessibility by car."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    I didn't like The breakfast buffet. Great breakfast food. Good breakfast.

    "Breakfast is average."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Lazy house keepers. Grimy restaurant waiter. Worst house keeping.

    "Reception is reasonable, although service isn't very professional." "Great, friendly housekeeping." "Room service is average."

  • Pool
    "Pool should be renewed"

    Swimming pool is small. Bad swimming pool. Pool is small.

    "Pool should be renewed."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Room is small.

    "Uncomfortable, with guests complaining about noise and the A/C." "Average-sized rooms with great beds."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Wi-Fi didn't work.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Phone didn't work properly. Dirty carpet. Very old furniture.

    "Poorly cleaned, old rooms and bathrooms, and insufficient A/C." "Outdated rooms and furniture, with an okay view." "Comfortable beds." "Shower can be a problem." "Adequate balcony."

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

    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved." "Sauna is ok."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Resturant messy. Stained carpet. Corridors dirty.

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