Novotel Cairo Airport
Travel Blogs from Cairo
We've arrived... But I'm ahead of myself...it's a longer better story!
We began our journey with a stopover in Calgary -- a 6-hour stopover! -- the result of using Aeroplan points. You get available flights. Ah well. We took a shuttle bus downtown but found the city core totally dead. Most shops were closed and just a few people were on …
Even though Cairo was just a stopover, it needs a quick little blog to mark it as another country we have visited. Granted we haven't seen anything more than the airport and an airport hotel, but given we needed to pay for a tourist visa to get into the country in my book that counts!
So very little to report on Cairo. Lauren commented on …
Fraser's reply "2000 and she's yours, or 2 elephants" We left Dahab on a very long bus ride up to Cairo. The driver was the worst yet and almost had many accidents. We were very glad to get off it. We got dropped off at the 'bus station' which was on the side of the road. Then the taxi war began. We had drivers physically fighting with each other …
Alexandria is north of Cairo about a 2 hour drive. Along the way we saw the President's palace, guarded by bodyguards, alongside the road. It must have been very uncomfortable for them to be it suits in the heat of summer in Egypt. When, we finally reached Alexandria , we were taken through the Alexandria Library, or the Bibliotheca Library. It was …
Free shuttle ride back to hotel. Walked to hostel to find out they have no room. Had no idea where i was going to end up sleeping. Chill day: guitar lessons and updated blog. Met up with the guys from Boston to see if I can stay with them at their hotel Novotel. Success, i'm in. But, the taxi ride there was interesting. We didn't actually make …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
upon arrival staff was helpful and spoke good english. The rooms were provided by our airline due to long layovers. The food buffet made an interesting dinner and breakfast was delicious. very nice pool area as well.
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