TripAdvisor Reviews Sheherazade Hotel Cairo
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... and stuff was to meet random people from across the globe, and that didn't fail. I got talking to a crazy Tunisian surgeon and he invited me to visit one of the most popular restaurant areas for dinner. Imagine the restaurant area Ibiza but busier, where everyone is ushering you in and fighting with the neighbours over your custom. Late night shisha and coffee is something out of aladdin and I couldn't get the "Arabian nights" song out of my ...
Wow... just wow. Last flight was insane. No organization, everyone just shoved to get on the plane. A few of us stood back wondering WTF?? The Irish/Egyptian lady I sat beside said that's they way they are...um yeah ok. You know NOTHING John Snow. Take it for what it is. But the good news is, Mozart (my contact at the airport), was super cool. Got myself and a honeymooners sorted out and to the luggage carousal within minutes, felt like it was a organized Royalty ...
... shoot that is only negotiated at a low stoop first taking you down before taking you back upwards into the centre of the pyramid, once inside it opens to a surprisingly large chamber which once was stacked with all the necessities of the afterlife however now all that remains is a sarcophagus. The air is hot and humid and the realisation that millions of tons of 4000+ year old stone sits above you is enough to test the nerves. Not needing to hang about we headed back ...
... and moving towards the last - Saqqara, Dashur and then the notorious Giza Pyramids & Sphinx. It was interesting moving throughout the city. While Cairo is a big city with almost 8m people, it is not a tall city, but one that is spread out. The majority of the buildings are made from clay bricks with very few windows, making the whole city feel very stuffy and given its in the desert, everything is covered in sand. Traffic is a nightmare with ...
... or sits inside the museum. Tough it's extremely bad for the the Egyptian economy and the people working in tourism, as a tourist it's a great time in Egypt right now. Other than me and Jacob, I so one European family, about 3 tourists from Asia, and everyone else were Egyptian sight seers. This would be the same pattern at all the other tourist sights as well. After the pyramids, we gave Hosny a small tip (he didn't charge us anything) and he invited us to his house for ...
Other places to stay in Cairo
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Wouldn't have changed a thing
- Shame about the AirConditioning
- Good hotel, lousy food
باب البحر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $202
- Un hotel con mucho ruido, mal ubicado para turistas
- Excellent hotel
- Ups and Downs
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- Very good choice
- Mixed, but mostly positive feelings
- Club services not up to scratch
Al Uruba, Heliopolis, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $120
قصر الدبر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $102
- I was disappointed.
- Great Views,Poor serivce in reception
- Central and comfortable
وسط البلد, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $138
زمالك, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $169
- Loved this place !!!
- Value for money but rooms desperately need renovation
- Great week
Ring Road- Mirage City, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $175
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, shame about the location
- Fabulus service.
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $148
- Loved the Sofitel El Gezirah
- Me encantó el Sofitel El Gezirah
- J'ai adoré le Sofitel El Gezirah
65 Abd El Hamid Badawi st, Heliopolis, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- Family friendly
- Accueillant pour les familles
- Nice hotel with good customer service
60 Giza Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- There are better hotels in Cairo
- Enjoyed Pyramisa Immensely
- Just okay
1, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $278
- Calm and Elegant
- Pure Luxury.
- Great Cairo Hotel
51, Al Orouba Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $77
- Mi è davvero piaciuto
- Simply loved it
بولاق, Cairo | 4 star hotel
- Great value & Superb location
- Poor show!
- Helpful and friendly staff throughout
1115 Cornish El Nile, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $101
- Cairo Landmark
- Bad sevice Corrupt staff
- Very Helpful Staff
يلهاماشيجي, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Abdel Hamid Badawi Street Extension, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $97
3 El Tayaran Street, Nasr City, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Emtedad Makram Obeid Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $147
El Shaheed Sayed Zakaria Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $171
PO Box 8 Cairo Airport, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $65
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $162
Ext. 26th of July St., Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $87
300 Pyramdis Road, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $55
زمالك, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $75
- Great value for money - loved the Golden Tulip Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Good location
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $79