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Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis

5.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Location is amazing, within walking distance to Tahrir Square and shops. Beautiful hotel with clean rooms and amazing staff. Needs to be updated though.

Safe hotel that is clean and has many good restaurants.

Fantastic trip, great location. Only improvement would be to provide more day trips out. We crossed the bridge to the Novotel hotel and picked up a great day trip.

Room view was excellent. Good view of the Nile. Close to many restaurants.

WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. THIS HOTEL IS A REAL "OASIS" IN EL CAIRO. THE BEST THAI FOOD IN THE SECOND FLOOR RESTAURANT. ITS STAFF IS VERY PROFESSIONAL.

Thank heavens we had such a nice place to return to after touring the pyramids, riding camels, eating dust and fighting traffic. The breakfast buffet is fabulous as is the Sushi bar. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

The hotel is okay, I do not feel safe due to the trouble in this area, sound of gun fire all night, wish I could get my money back and go to a different hotel.

The room was pretty standard, but considering that for the same $220 per night you can stay at the Venetian in Las Vegas, the Intercontinental is quite pricey for what you get. Internet was not free, but not overly expensive, although the speed wasn't very fast. The Lebanese restaurant has great quality food, although pricey. The location is really good as it is in the middle of down town, and you can walk to the Egypt museum in 10 minutes, and a short 4 metro stops will take you directly to the Hanging Church. There was a wedding on one of the days we stayed there, and they blasted the music from the 2nd floor restaurants so loudly that when talking to the reception, I couldn't hear him talk from across the counter. However, I guess that is normal for middle eastern weddings. Breakfast buffet was fairly good, but for the same $30 per person, the buffet in Las Vegas blows this away.

This was a luxury hotel - pretty much top-notch in terms of services, room and such. We ate there several times - very pricey, especially with the 25%+ service fees and taxes added on. Food was good. We got good service - the desk manager was most accommodating and the business center allowed me short-time access to my email for no fee (the only hotel of 6 to do this for me). Overall it was a positive experience and a great refuge from the cacophony of Cairo.

It was really special, I will recommend this Hotel to my family, friends, and colleagues.

WE ENJOYED THE LEVEL OF SERVICE IN THE ROOM, CLEAN VERY ACCOMODATING STAFF, EXCELLENT FOOD PROCURED THROUGH ROOM SERVICE. SO FIRST CLASS TOPS BUT THE LOBBY NOT UP TO PAR. IT IS LARGE ANONYMOUS MULTIPLE BANKS OF ELEVATORS..THE SORT OF UPSCALE SCENARIO ONE WOULD EXCEPT AT AT AIRPORT HOTEL, BUT NOT IN THE CITY...

HOTEL RECEPTION STAFF WERE NOT HELPFUL. CHECK IN / OUT TOOK TOO LONG DO NOT USE THE TOUR GUIDE SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOTEL GUEST SERVICES; OUR GUIDE SPENT A LOT TIME TAKING US TO "GOVERNMENT" STORES AND SHOPS; AND NOT TO THE MUSEUMS, ETC... THE RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS IN THE HOTEL WERE VERY GOOD. THE AIRPORT PICK UP / DROP OFF SERVICE PROVIDED BY THE HOTEL WAS GOOD.

If you take traveler's checks take your bank receipt or you will have a difficult time in Cairo cashing them. Not so difficult at the Red Sea resorts. Also be prepared if you get any assistance, baggage or what not they will expect pay and they try to grab your bags even if you tell them no.

Corniche El Nil Street Cairo

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Egyptian Museum
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Casino

Located in Downtown Cairo within a short walk of Egyptian Museum, Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Coptic Museum. This 5-star hotel has 726 guestrooms and offers a casino, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Located in central Cairo, the hotel is also near Cairo Tower and Museum of Islamic Art.


Dining

This hotel is home to 6 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

The 726 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including balconies, minibars, and coffee makers. 32-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds are dressed in Egyptian cotton sheets. Free bottled water, safes, and phones are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests of Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis enjoy a casino, a nightclub, and an outdoor pool. Valet parking is EGP 165.00 per day if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EGP 1820 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.

Room options

Club Room (Intercontinental)

King 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 4

Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, View

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Club Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View (Intercontinental)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis

Everyone (2) Couples (6) Family (3) Other (1) Friends (1)
4

great views of the nile.

Everyone
View from room

Location is amazing, within walking distance to Tahrir Square and shops. Beautiful hotel with clean rooms and amazing staff. Needs to be updated though.

By , from Ohio on Sep 24, 2017

5

nice hotel. good room with fairly comfortable bed.

Everyone

Safe hotel that is clean and has many good restaurants.

By on May 18, 2017

Review comment responded on May 26, 2017

Thank you

4

cairo

Singles

Fantastic trip, great location. Only improvement would be to provide more day trips out. We crossed the bridge to the Novotel hotel and picked up a great day trip.

By on Nov 23, 2015

5

short stay

Couples

Room view was excellent. Good view of the Nile. Close to many restaurants.

By on Apr 6, 2015

5

doraduquet

Families

WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. THIS HOTEL IS A REAL "OASIS" IN EL CAIRO. THE BEST THAI FOOD IN THE SECOND FLOOR RESTAURANT. ITS STAFF IS VERY PROFESSIONAL.

By on Jun 7, 2013

4

jewel of the nile

Couples

Thank heavens we had such a nice place to return to after touring the pyramids, riding camels, eating dust and fighting traffic. The breakfast buffet is fabulous as is the Sushi bar. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

By on Sep 26, 2012

4

last night i could not sleep, the sound of gun fire was all night and that is very scary

Families

The hotel is okay, I do not feel safe due to the trouble in this area, sound of gun fire all night, wish I could get my money back and go to a different hotel.

By on Sep 13, 2012

4

great location. a bit pricey for what you get for us standards

Couples

The room was pretty standard, but considering that for the same $220 per night you can stay at the Venetian in Las Vegas, the Intercontinental is quite pricey for what you get. Internet was not free, but not overly expensive, although the speed wasn't very fast. The Lebanese restaurant has great quality food, although pricey. The location is really good as it is in the middle of down town, and you can walk to the Egypt museum in 10 minutes, and a short 4 metro stops will take you directly to the Hanging Church. There was a wedding on one of the days we stayed there, and they blasted the music from the 2nd floor restaurants so loudly that when talking to the reception, I couldn't hear him talk from across the counter. However, I guess that is normal for middle eastern weddings. Breakfast buffet was fairly good, but for the same $30 per person, the buffet in Las Vegas blows this away.

By on Jan 3, 2012

5

don't have one

Couples

This was a luxury hotel - pretty much top-notch in terms of services, room and such. We ate there several times - very pricey, especially with the 25%+ service fees and taxes added on. Food was good. We got good service - the desk manager was most accommodating and the business center allowed me short-time access to my email for no fee (the only hotel of 6 to do this for me). Overall it was a positive experience and a great refuge from the cacophony of Cairo.

By on Dec 22, 2010

5

semiramis cairo

Couples

It was really special, I will recommend this Hotel to my family, friends, and colleagues.

By on Jan 24, 2010