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Reviewed 6 April 2008

Not at all impressed with this hotel- it was cheap at E119 (inc.BREAKFAST) but service was poor, sheets looked clean but very crinkled, bathroom a bit dirty, beds like rock and our room near reception was very noisy with people talking outside until late. Strange smell we could only put down to being close to the toilets. Perhaps we were...

1Thank zorrothecat
Reviewed 13 March 2008

In a country where paying more doesn't necessarily mean you get more, Hotel Union definitely was a wonderful surprise. For a 2 Star hotel, it was better than my 4 Star stay in Cairo. Great croissant breakfast that they're willing to bring to your room! If there's more than one of you, it's worth it to splurge on the best...

Thank lolocop
Reviewed 12 March 2008

There's not a lot of good choices of hotels in Alex, so I was glad to find this one. It's near the water, the rooms are roomy, and the hotel was clean. The breakfast was not worth the extra money, infact the breakfast was not good at all. They stay busy, so book in advance. There were a few small...

1Thank Haiku33
Reviewed 24 February 2008

Hubby + I stayed 1 night @ Union Hotel. Twin room was hugh but furniture very old. Used the shared bathroom which was clean. It is right on the corniche so good location. The beds + pillows were very hard + had to ask for pillow slips. Breakfast was croissant + coffee + jam @ above the corniche so excellent...

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Reviewed 30 January 2008

The Union is a nice, clean hotel (more like a large hostel). The people at the desk were fine - not pushy, not really friendly, but they helped if you needed it. We didn't eat there, so no comments on the food. The room (ours was a double, partial sea view) was as clean as you'll find in Egypt, especially...

2Thank StellaBoBella
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2007

The Hotel Union was in a great, central location just off the Corniche and if you're up for a stroll you have many great resteraunts, attractions, internet cafes and the main tourist office all not far away. Almost everything else you could possibly want to get to is a 5 Eg Pound taxi fare away unless you're going as far...

2Thank ZannaClair
Reviewed 16 July 2007

great view ,friendly staff

1Thank karim5561
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 May 2007

First of all, like most budget hostels/hotels in Cairo, the exterior appearance is a shock. However once you arrive in the reception, things start to look brighter. The best part is indeed the Mediterranean view from your room's balcony. The hotel itself is not right next to the sea but you get an unobstructed, panoramic view of the whole seaport...

2Thank Vince_HK
Gent, Belgium
Reviewed 11 February 2007

good location at the corniche (embankment). looks like a hole downstairs, but when you take elevator to the floor of the hotel, it looks better. ask to see the rooms first before you decide (lots of different rooms/prices). had 2 different rooms, and both were OK. Take care for cheating staff! (40 Egyptian Pound is not that much, but still....)

2Thank ThijsVDB
Reviewed 6 February 2007

excellent location ,service , best value for your money i recomend this hotel for any body visiting Alexandria . would stay there again no doubt......advice book in advance .

4Thank gismo129

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Address: 164 Sharia 26th, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Alexandria Governorate > Alexandria
Number of rooms: 29
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“The rooms where the reception is are better.”
anrmabdelaal, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the beach side have a lovely view of the ocean, but can be noisy because of the busy road.”
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449allanw, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe double was nice (280 pounds). I took it for 2 couples and paid 440 and was happy for it.”
EsDegu, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“cheap with V.Good location and View , employees are polite”
engmahm0uda, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The rooms upstairs have a fantastic view of the ocean. For the shared rooms, if you want hot water use the bathroom at the end of the hall.”
DarrenJ299, 12 May 2014 | Read review
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