Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel ★★★★

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$95
avg/night
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Check-in: Feb 11, 2016 Check-out: Feb 12, 2016
3.7 /5
Overall score
75%
Would recommend
Amenities:
3.5
Cleanliness:
3.8
Hotel staff:
4.1
Comfort:
3.5
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.8
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Overview

Since the early 1990s, the Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel has been setting high standards in hospitality on Zamalek Island in Cairo. A green oasis in the heart of the city, Zamalek is an upper class neighborhood known for its excellent restaurants and world-class shopping. The Golden Tulip Flamenco is close to many of the most popular attractions in Cairo, including the great pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Sample the Spanish menu at Restaurant Florencia while listening to live classical music, or stop into the 24-hour Flamenco Coffee Shop for a snack.

Rooms

Guest rooms and suites at the Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel are stately and beautifully decorated with classic furnishings and clean, elegant feel. Expect high-quality linens, little luxuries and excellent service. Central air conditioning, a minibar, private bathroom and a television with satellite channels are all standard. Request a River Nile-view room for an added bonus.

Property features

Guests at the Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel find stylish accommodations and a warm, friendly staff in a pleasant, centrally located part of downtown Cairo. Like many locales on Zamalek Island, many of the guest rooms, meeting rooms and restaurants of the hotel offer sweeping views of the River Nile and the city. Restaurant Florencia delights with a superb Spanish menu, and Postres Delicatessen is a European bakery. Guests can browse the shops on Zamalek, visit nearby attractions like the Cairo Opera House and Egyptian Museum, or venture out to the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, less than 10 miles from the Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel. Do not miss a trip to the Citadel, one of the most famous sites in Cairo.

Highlights

  • Home to the popular Carmen Pub Bar
  • On-site Postres Delicatessen, a European bakery
  • Elegantly decorated meeting rooms with high tech equipment

Nearby attractions

  • Egyptian Antiques Museum (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Cairo Opera House (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Hanging Church (2 mi/3.2 km)
  • Egypt Zoo (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • The Citadel (5 mi/8 km)
  • Khan el-Khalili market (10 mi/16 km)
  • Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx (10 mi/16 km)

Business

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms available

Transportation

  • Cairo International Airport (23 mi/38 km)

Dining

Flamenco Coffee Shop
24 hours service offers, Breakfast, lunch and diinner international a la carte Menu

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Amenities

Featured

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • Airport shuttle

General

  • Concierge
  • Elevators

Dining

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Laundry service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Gift shop

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room

Transportation

  • Airport shuttle

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking

Reviews

3.7 /5 Overall score

75% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 3.5/5
  • Cleanliness: 3.8/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.1/5
  • Comfort: 3.5/5
  • Location: 4.1/5
  • Value: 3.8/5

Great location, great service

Would recommend Sat, Jan 9, 2010
The best location in Cairo (Zamelek, a relatively green and quiet central neighborhood), and great value for money. The hotel could use a sprucing up, but everything was clean and proper, the staff exceptionally friendly and helpful, and the hot buffet breakfast (included with our room rate) abundant, varied and good. There is absolutely no need to pay big-hotel-chain prices for a nice place to stay in Cairo.

Money saver

Cairo is a very safe city so there is no need to insulate yourself excessively by taking guided tours everywhere. Take local taxis to the attractions you want to see, and bargain to get the best fare -- never more than 10 pounds for a short trip or 20-25 pounds to cross the city. A good guidebook should be all the "guiding" you need. Save your money for nice dinners out and for the souk!

| Paris, France Family

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Good Value Hotel

Would recommend Sat, Oct 18, 2008
The location is in Zamalek, which is an upscale neighborhood. The breakfast is very good. Close to many restaurants.

Dining

There is a bank, a money exchange, & an internet cafe next door.

| Mission Viejo Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Good Location

Would recommend Thu, Oct 9, 2008
This hotel is located in a good location very close to the nile. There is a Spanish restaurant in the 10th floor overlooking the Nile & West Cairo. The breakfast was very good. The hotel staff were very friendly. There is a 24 hours internet cafe right across the hotel. Bank & money exchange is also a few steps away. The only negative thing that I can mention is the morning prayer at 4:10 A.M. from the nearby mosque which I could hear in our room, but this is very common with many hotels in Islamic countries. My guide told me that there were almost 1000 mosque in Cairo with a population of 18,000,000. I guess ear plug is needed. We had the same problem in Istanbul too.

Dining

Coffee Bean close to the hotel is the hangout of the young Cairens specially the women without the Islamic Hejab (Veil)

| Mission Viejo Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Great place to stay

Would recommend Sat, Aug 23, 2008
I arrived in cairo quite overwhelmed. after my great view fromthe 7th floor with my own private balcony...hands down would recommend anyone who has a moderate budget to stayhere.

Shopping hint

Zamalak area

| USA Friends

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Great Value in Cairo

Would recommend Thu, Sep 13, 2007
The Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel was exactly what we needed after 2 weeks touring down the Nile. First of all I would highly recommend staying in Zamalek area of Cairo and definitely stay at the Flamenco. The rooms were very large and clean with a sitting area. We had a great view of the Nile. It appears that they are renovating the rooms, ours was redone, the bathroom spotless and new, it was a great experience. It was also nice to be able to walk outside and not be bombarded by people to buy something. The area is also nice and quiet with some great coffee shops to hang out in. Great location with some fabulous restaurants and shops nearby where you won't get ripped off, European feel. The staff also were fantatic, we came from the train station, needless to say very early but they did their very best to get us a room asap. The staff was friendly teaching us a bit of Arabic every morning, overall I would highly recommend this place of serenity in a place of chaos, love Cairo, love Flamenco Hotel!!!

Dining

Aubergine, go to this restaurant to try some great vegetarian dishes, YUM! Also a great place to hang out at night as the upstairs is a lounge.

| USA Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

centrally located

Would not recommend Wed, Jun 20, 2007
proffesional front desk staff. bad room service.boaring bfast.rooms are not clean for a 4 stare hotel.

Dining

Take a walk in the neiborhood, fantastic art dco buildings. very nice hidden tresure shops.

| USA Business

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 2 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 2 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Egyptian Museum 1.7 mi
Khan al-Khalili 3 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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