Swiss Inn Nile Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
TravelPod Member ReviewsSwiss Inn Nile Hotel Giza
A local friend made the reservation for me. It was fine as far as service and cleanliness. I just would've prefered staying in different location. It is really in middle of nowhere.
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The one place on my itinerary that concerned me in the slightest was Egypt. I was determined to see the pyramids on this round the world trip even against everyone's warnings. But not stupid I have been keeping a very close watch on the civil unrest and was pleased to see that things had calmed down substantially since the revolution in January. …
... the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. King Tut's display boggles the mind in splendor. I had seen some of his treasures on tour in American, but nothing compared to this array of possessions. The mummy room is not to be missed. There is a small extra charge to enter, but you see the mummy of Ramses the Great and Queen Hatshepsut among other notable rulers.
We returned to the hotel for lunch and afternoon of free time. We took advantage ...
... car bombs from getting close, and there's only one entrance. One can also take the opposite view that its nicely keeping the area enclosed and under surveillance. Later in the day I took a tour of the Egyptian Museum (with mummies and everything), and encountered a trend that would be repeated throughout my time in Egypt. You buy a ticket to get into an area, and once there, other exhibits or sights require the purchase of additional tickets. When going through the mummy ...
... boiled eggs, omelette station, juice, smoothies, french toast, scrambled eggs, and yes, my new favourite, honey combs!!
So, needless to say, we were running a bit late, so I chugged my tea, grabbed my honey covered toast and ran up to the lobby to start today's adventure.
We met Omar, an Egyptologist, who took care of us for the day. As soon as we entered the van with Makmood, our driver, Omar started throwing down some knowledge. I will not even ...
... but not as busy as I expected). It really is amazing and, as I stood at the
base of these wonders, I let my creative imagination work overtime trying to
fathom how they moved the huge rectangular boulders to create this wonder. I
learnt something too (well I learnt lots of things) but what seemed to stick
with me was the people built the pyramids due to their unfaltering love of the
Pharaoh - the Pharaohs didn’t use slaves to build ...