Ramses Hilton

1115 Cornish El Nile, Cairo, 12344 , Egypt | 5 star hotel
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Last day, the pyramids

A travel blog entry by sheree.wills.3


This is my last post and unlike all the others it is being written retrospectively, this is technically my third day home. We flew into Adelaide on the 25th at 4.45 in the afternoon and I spent most of what was left of that day moaning in pain on my parents couch being force fed cordial (which actually really helped). Yesterday I slept …

My story with egypt

A travel blog entry by clarajean

Hello everyone .. I am Clara from Romania, and I have traveled to Egypt last month for 12 days and I wanted 2 share my experience there with somebody ..
really I have enjoyed my time to the max, …

Tour Launch, by Don Hogle

A travel blog entry by wareameye


The group finally assembles this evening, minus one lost bag on Alitalia. Three arriving yesterday from Paris on Air France were flown at the same time on a plane Air France chartered from Euro Atlantic because Air France was – quelle surprise! – on strike!

We have a little cocktail get together in the Garden Court lobby bar to …

Journey to Cairo, by Don Hogle

A travel blog entry by wareameye


I've arrived in Egypt two days in advance of the official start of the Toto Tours "River of the Pharaohs" Tour, which I’m hosting. Over the next two days, 16 others will arrive and we’ll start our Egyptian adventure together.

I have an 11-1/2 hour, overnight flight from New York to Amman, Jordan on Royal Jordanian Airlines, and …

Cairo Free Day, by Don Hogle

A travel blog entry by wareameye


I have a free day before the official start of the tour.

I go to the fitness center right after breakfast. There is a young trainer who gets me going on the stationary bicycle. I don't think he speaks much English at all. There’s a television mounted on the wall in front of me. The trainer is watching a man in traditional garb …

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This 5 star hotel, located on 1115 Cornish El Nile, Cairo, is near Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Mastaba of Kagemni, Mosque-Madrassa of al Ghouri, and Chaar-Hachamaim Synagogue.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsRamses Hilton Cairo

    Reviewed by sheree.wills.3


    Reviewed Jan 23, 2013
    by (2 reviews) Lyndoch, South Australia, Australia , Australia Flag of Australia

    Really good service but i found it difficult to find things in the hotel and my room was average, small room with poor lighting and an old dirty looking bathroom. There are better places to stay in Cairo.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by ledoclrd

    Ramses Hilton

    Reviewed Sep 14, 2011
    by (7 reviews) Bromont, Québec , Canada , Canada Flag of Canada

    Hotel bruyante mais à proximité de plusieurs activité prévues au CAIRE avec excellente table et une vue fabuleuse sur LE NIL.
    Nous y serons 4 nuitées.

    Cairo, Egypt

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    Reviewed by gogeafrica

    okay for a hilton

    Reviewed Sep 2, 2011
    by (3 reviews) , Nigeria Flag of Nigeria

    it was ok, no complains

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Ramses Hilton Cairo

    Cairo Landmark


    I stayed at Ramses Hilton (18 flr.-Great view of Cairo Tower-famous landmark) 6 nights in Jan 2006. My Egyptian friend living in USA indicated that Ramses Hilton had more Arabic guests. Upon arrival it appeared that many Egyptian locals visited ground floor lounge where they smoked shisha, drank tea, and listened to Arabic singers. This enhanced my cultural/Arabic language learning experience as opposed to interacting at hotel frequented by more English speaking Western tourists.

    Bad sevice Corrupt staff


    Just came back from 1 week trip to Cairo. Stayed at Rames Hilton for six days. This is the worst hotel I ever stayed in. Arrived late in the morning...requested a quiet room..but given a noisy room facing highway. Worst experience was with INFORMATION DESK, RECEPTION DESK and BELLMAN. They have there own agencies setup from where they eat commission on any services eg. guided tour, cruise on nile & limo service. We ended up buying our tours from Nile hilton as we came to know that Ramses information desk was fooling us. If you plan not to take the taxi from the hotel as they charge 10 times the rate...they will send one to follow you and they give you a headache for fare.

    Very Helpful Staff


    We stayed six nights at the Ramses Hilton during September and October. Our room was on the 26th floor which eliminated a lot of the street noise. Our room overlooked the Nile and we could see the pyramids if it wasn't a hazy day. The food and service was very good. We are Hilton Honors members and we had a wonderful fruit basket, bottles of water and sweets delivered to our room. Our room was very large and the bedding was very nice. The furnishings and carpet are in need of updating. The concierge helped us with all our needs for day trips and maps. All the staff was very helpful. Overall we had a great stay.

    Exceeded expectations


    We have just returned from a 3 week tour which included 11 days in Egypt

    Cairo and Ramses Hilton Hotel


    Just returned from 7 night trip to Cairo Egypt where we stayed at the Ramses Hilton Hotel. The trip was booked with Gate1. The entire trip was outstanding! The Hotel was Super, the service was outstanding. The breakfast meals were ample and the staff was attentative. The clubs in the hotel were pleasant and the club at top of hotel overlooked Cairo and down the Nile river.At night, it was a awe inspiring sight{ the belly dancering show was pretty inspiring also}. The included trips to the pyramids, sphinx, Alexandria, old cairo etc. were flawless. The Gate 1 personel on the ground in cairo, guides, director, airport greeters etc were the best of any trip we have taken overseas{15} so far. I would recommend this trip to anyone, singles, families couples etc. The only downside is the cairo traffic. It is terrible!! When we went out alone without guides etc, we always took a taxi. Do not believe the reports about taxi drivers trying to take advantage of tourists. The hotel made outbound taxi arrangments and we got our own from the market, citidel etc and never even came close to feeling cheated. Haggling prices was a blast! Great trip.

    Appearances can be deceptive


    When we arrived at the Ramses Hilton I did not think much of it from the outside, however things could not have been better inside, the rooms were fantastic, and the fabulous quilts on the bed were a nice change. Even though you had to almost be a contortionist to see the Nile from our balcony on the 20th floor, we had lots of fun watching and listening to the unbelieveable traffic. Thank goodness for excellent double glazing, once the doors were closed we couldn't hear a thing.

    Spaghetti Junction


    This hotel looks OK when you arrive at midnight into the lobby but the beds are terrible (we both had bad backs at the end of a business trip staying on different floors), the pool is closed for winter even though it's 30C+ and the gym is tiny and grotty looking. The hotel is slap bang in the middle of a huge junction of flyovers and motorways, the noise of which can wake you up even on th 13th floor at midnight with the windows closed. It's impossible to go for a walk from here without risking your life since there is no such thing as traffic lights. No wonder we were the only foreigners out dodging the traffic and breathing in the fumes. We went to the Marriott for a drink last night and were cursing we hadn't booked in there as it was the same price.

    Standard poor and rooms dirty


    stayed at this hotel at the end of october 2004

    the hotel lobby and general communial areas are ok but the two rooms that we were givenwere very dated like going back to the seveties! certainly not a 5 star as rated. the mattresses in the rooms were old and rotten and the baths had enamel flaking off. if i went back to egypt i certainly would not stay here.

    Lovely view mingling with the sounds of Cairo


    I thought the rooms at the Ramses Hilton were beautiful. Mirrored walls, huge bathroom, nice sofa and sitting area and every room gets a balcony. The staff will bend over backwards for you, and the restauraunts had great food.

    The only problem was the fact that the Hotel is directly across from the bus depot and major highways, so I reccomend that the faint of heart dont cross the 6 or 7 lanes of traffic to get to the Mogamma or Egyptian Museum. The sound of yelling at the bus depot mixing with the call for prayer in the morning absoluteley defines Cairo. I definitely will return to this hotel.

    Comfortable base in Cairo


    Cairo never sleeps, and with all-night car-honking you may not either, but at least here you'll be comfy!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Ramses Hilton Cairo

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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