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InterContinental Cairo Semiramis

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New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have mix-feelings about this hotel, we travel as a group , you can imagine 20 americans in cairo , first the wait just to get inside the hotel ,all those security points, I understand but is like the airport, so after that ,you enter and the hotel is a beauty 5 stars resort with a pool ,casino ,restaurants ,etc....

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

GOOD POINTS 1. Staff are very kind and friendly 2. They speak good English 3. The breakfast is good. I enjoyed the juice options. 4. If your room is facing the Nile, you will have breathtaking views. BAD POINTS 1. Room is a bit old and stuffy. 2. The carpet smells like cigarette smoke.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For quality room and good service AVOID this hotel.... overall service is absolutely terrible 00000 stars hotel. Awful experience - for going over my initial deposit (USD 1000) the management locked me out without notice. Upon returning from a long day in the office and unable to access the evaluator I approached the front office only to be told "the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

* They asked me for 100$ deposit during check-in while its 600 EGP on TripAdvisor or Booking.com. * They called me from reception to tell me that I'm not allowed to receive guests in my room in daylight 10am while my guest is already in my room, then I had to ask him to go to the restaurant just to...

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ICSemiramisStaff, Manager at InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jameel, Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide a better...

Dubai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Living up to the Intercontinental name, the hotel was very good. Located at Tahrir Sq. within 5 minutes of the Egyptian Museum, it has brilliant views over the Nile. Good place for the city-center part of our vacation. Several of Cairo's top 5 restaurants are located within the hotel, so this was a big plus. The Thai restaurant was outstanding...

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Agra, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in room in 10th floor. Hotel has a nice ambiance and location, being very close to Tehrir square and overlooking the Nile river. The room had a bath tub and facility for warm and cold water. However even after cleaning of the room I found some hairs inside the bathtub which put me off. The hotel lobby is not...

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São paulo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent rooms, wonderful breakfast, great localization. The staff is very nice and you have all facilities inside! You can go walking to the Cairo Museum, to Tashin square, walk to have a diner on the boat at the Nile and to downtown.

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Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- The hotel is old and the smell is not good - the housekeeping enter the room suddenly without assuring that is no answer from the guest. - the toilet flushing is waste a lot of water. - there is no toilet water spray. the positive thing that the room is spacious and the beds is comfortable

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Athens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone from check in, to breakfast, to concierge, to maid service and check out were kind, professional, making this a lovely stay. Cairo is big coty, was nice to have a Clean room, large and comfortable, great views, was perfect.

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London, England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without a doubt, Cairo is experiencing a lack of tourism due to recent-ish events. Swift check in and recognized for my IHG loyalty. Assigned a club room with club access. The room felt slightly dated, but was very clean and everything functioned - I had some of my best sleep in ages in this bed. The room had a balcony...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HISTORIC LEGENDS ON THE BANKS OF THE NILE Standing on the site of the historic Semiramis Hotel, the Semiramis InterContinental is situated in the heart of Cairo, a few minutes' walk from the city's commercial centre, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the Cairo Opera House. The Citadel and Old Cairo are nearby. The pleasures on Zamalek Island are in full view across the Nile. The Giza Pyramids and Cairo International Airport are only 25 km (16 miles) away. Free WIFI and 12 dining options, 11 meeting and conference rooms make the hotel a favourite culinary and event destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Cairo Semiramis

Address: Corniche El Nil | PO Box 60, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: RM549 - RM748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Cairo Semiramis 5*
Number of rooms: 726
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel Cairo
Semiramis Hotel Cairo
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Cairo
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cairo
#8 Casino Hotel in Cairo
#12 Luxury Hotel in Cairo
#13 Business Hotel in Cairo
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