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Palm Beach, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

I don't completely hate this place. There are pluses; it's cheap. It's central. It's near the visa office so if this is something you need to do it's only a 5 min walk. It's clean. Lift does not go to all floors so mobility is a problem. The better rooms are on the floor below reception but no lift access....

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2Thank Linda B
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have some trouble finding the hotel but we called and the receptionist greatly help. He was polite and nice. Our first impression, it was good. Quite cosy for us. And the room is nice too. We thought it offer all we can expect from a EGP155 room. Except for the hot shower. We waited till 730am...

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2Thank zeehoney
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Near the metro, near Egyptian museum, in front of the hotel is excellent and cheap breakfast place. Don't miss this hotel. Luxury You won't find here, but clean, comfortable and friendly staff!! They respect all travelers, they don't judge You according Your passport, unlike some other hostels in the area. Would definitely go back!!

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4Thank Wheppalaa-traveller
UK
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I stayed at the Lotus with some colleagues for one night on two occasions in September. Location: on the 6th to 9th floors of a building close to Talat-Harb Square, opposite Cafe Riche in Downtown Cairo. It is a 10 min walk to the Egyptian Museum, a 10 min taxi ride from Ramses Train station. Hotel: art deco style, some...

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5Thank LucyCarvalho
Marrakech, Morocco
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I had a fabulous stay in this great little hotel. Set in a quiet side street very close to the cairo museum the tahrir square , it was a perfect base from which to explore the city. It was comfortable, clean and quiet and the staff couldn't have been more helpful, they really treat you as guests ,especially the sttaf...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 19 April 2013

I know this hotel for years and years, and I expected that the management would improve the quality of the service....but still they stay at the same level (low). Just as an example: they do not provide hot water before 8:00 am and after 11:00 am. This si not very comfortable for the customers. The management is very sympathetic and...

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3Thank CP69005
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2013

The Lotus is something of an institution in Cairo. Polished, first of all, it is most certainly not. It's very dark, strategically atmospheric, and crumbling in a rather decorous sort of a way. English is sporadically spoken, the decor is pure 1880-1950 and there's a good chance of spotting an impoverished archaeologist or two (probably me) when you are there....

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4Thank LSO1973
Parma, Italy
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Very nice and romantic place situated in the heart of Cairo. the staff is really caring and ready to help you. Cheap fares. Thanks for the amazing experience! It will be my must to go place for the next trip to Cairo

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3Thank SaraForza
Alexandria, Egypt
Reviewed 16 March 2013

I made a reservation throw booking.com for the lotus hotel and it was very nice stay for me the hotel is very safe ,clean breakfast is good for me cheats was changed every day I will alwayes come back to the lotus for sure

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4Thank maged a
Paris, France
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I loved this hotel. It was what I would call shabby chic. Yes the hotel is a long way from its former Glory days of the 1940s but it is truly like walking into a history vault. I loved the original decor. My room was clean, and the old woman who worked there did my laundry and had it back...

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Additional Information about Lotus Hotel

Address: 12 Talat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: RM49 - RM76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Lotus Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Away from the bar area and fitted with a boiler”
 of 5 bubbles LucyCarvalho, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Room 42 has a good balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles LucyCarvalho, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The price is correct but with hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles CP69005, 19 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The hotel is a long way up so there are no problem with noise. You might want to choose a room with a balcony - of which there are several - looking out over the city rather than the ones that face onto the block next door!”
  • The view from a non-elite balcony...
 of 5 bubbles LSO1973, 2 Apr 2013 | Read review
“the back side rooms”
 of 5 bubbles mageda_13, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
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