Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis
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Dagen började med ett imponerande restaurerat fort (Quit Bay) från 1200-talet - efter all ökenkultur kände man plötsligt den medeltida medelhavs/europeiska-stilen komma tillbaka.
På väg vidare stannade vi för att dricka sockerrörsjuice. Det hade vi pratat om sen början av ökenfärden och vi var mycket föväntansfulla. Men den trögflytande …
This morning we woke at 4am and headed for the Luxor airport to fly back into Cairo for our last day. We flew Egypt Air again and the flight was so nice, it was only an hour but they still served breakfast, tea and coffee. When we arrived in Cairo our driver, who Tarek had arranged for us, was waiting for us and off we went!
Our first stop …
... mine tried to buck me off once. It's a long way to fall from a camel. I also think they look like dinosaurs. We tried to pay someone to let us climb the smallest one - and are still in the works to try and climb the great pyramid one night. Its expensive though so we will see. We ended briefly seeing the Sphinx and then headed back. It would have been nice to stay a little longer and we might have to go back again before we leave. On our way ...
... I miss my Cairo Hammam. During this trip to Cairo I went three times including on the day before I left Cairo for London. La Rose Spa has redone the individual steam rooms where you get your treatments. For those who want privacy there is no problem.
On this trip I had the LaRose Hammam treatment which is my favourite three times. On the day I left I also asked Iman who manages the Hammam for a badly needed facial. With the dust, pollution I needed it. I left Radiant ...
A late start this morning in Alexandria. After a quick sight-seeing stop at the local summer palace for the Presidents of Egypt and we were on our way.
Lunch was at the local truck stop in Egypt at McDonalds. Some of the local offerings on the menu included the Turkish Burger and the McArabia Burger.
We stopped at a ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
We really loved the Hotel stay. Nice room, nice food and breakfast.
But it is situated close to the airport (no noise problem), so pretty far from the center.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.