Alexander the Great Hotel

5 Oskofia St., Alexandria, Egypt | Hotel
Prices starting from $37.00

Travel Blogs from Alexandria

Visiting the pyramids

A travel blog entry by mjt4662


... Egypt. Streets start to flood. I have now ridden in a bus that has hydroplaned. We finally make it back to the ship and were greeted by some of the crew telling us they had kept the restaurants open for us and no one needed to change for dinner. Remember I told you this would be a long, very long day. We were too tired to eat, went to the bar and then ordered room service for a snack. Tomorrow has ended up being a sea day, so no need to set an ...


A travel blog entry by cruisingplus


Land ahoy and we arrived in Alexandria. To avoid the morning rush we waited until mid morning before we decided to get off and look around Alexandria as we had the day free as tomorrow we have our 13 hour tour to Giza and the pyramids.

First we had a look around the bazaar that was at the dock and got first hand knowledge of bartering Egypt style. That is everything is FREE until you are interested. The other thing to remember ...

Alexandria was great!

A travel blog entry by maughin


... in a straight line one behind each other and walk like an Egyptian, was quite funny because we all actually did it!

Then we went to Pompay's Pillar with the pillar and the two sphinx's ( Amud el-sawari) surrounded by the flats and filth of Alexandria. All the buildings around it have been destroyed, with these three items being pretty much all that is left. We then went to look at where the pillar was at the sea/harbour was once one of the seven wonders of the world but ...


A travel blog entry by jegibbs


... and back) through very productive countryside though and another view of Egypt. We combined our tip for Alam and gave it to him when we got back. He was pleased to have got us back safely but his big announcement was he had broken up with his girlfriend in transit and seemed pretty pleased with himself – funny that we all knew we hadn't had his attention! Bless his cotton socks! Note to apologies for being ...

A rocky start to an interesting year..

A travel blog entry by gracez27


... you're thinking: having rocks thrown at you for no reason isn't exactly the highlight of one's day. No argument there. It was empowering, however, to finally stand up in the face of sexual harassment and have Egyptians there to help you out. Lesson learned: get to know one's neighbors because they'll help you in your time of need. It's also rather ironic that I learned the dialect words for "to throw" and "stones" in class ...

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This hotel, located on 5 Oskofia St., Alexandria, is near Stanley Bridge and Deir Mar Mina (St. Mina Monastery).
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