Mayfair Hotel

9 Al Aziz Osman, Cairo, 11511, Egypt | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the زمالك area of Cairo, is near Heliopolis, Al-Fayoum Oasis, Manial Palace Museum, and National Geographic Society Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMayfair Hotel Cairo

    Reviewed by billnpat

    Decent Place

    Reviewed Dec 19, 2010
    by (3 reviews) Gibsons BC , Canada Flag of Canada

    We quite enjoyed our stay... the building has seen better days, like 50 years ago, but that is what Cairo is all about. The rooms were comfy and clean enough, the terrace breakfast is delightful, and the service was good humoured. The only thing I can't understand is why, with 2 or 3 men hanging around the desk all day, could no one get off their butt and pick up the cigarette butts and tissues lying on the staircase for the three days we stayed. I finally did it myself.

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

    Reviewed by soulcollector


    Reviewed Dec 9, 2009
    by (3 reviews) Vancouver , Canada Flag of Canada

    The Zamalek location itself is a plus, and the grand marble entrance to the building is impressive. The staff is reasonably accommodating. The beds sagged so much that I had to stuff a pillow under me for back support. The mosquitos bombarded me nonstop even though it was December. And the hot water didn't come through one very cold morning. Keep your expectations low when it comes to breakfast. All in all, it's what it is for the price.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Mayfair Hotel Cairo

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