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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Actually we dont stay at hotel so long couse our tour. we arrived like 09.00 am and gave our stuffs and start out cairo tour but the room is enough. Its clean and the guys are very helpfull even we leave hotel earlly at the other they and they prepare breakfast box for us. Thnx.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this hotel is great.... close to restaurants, Egyptian museum, shopping center city. The staff were very nice and friendly. Very clean The only issue we faced that the Wifi was weak in our room, but you can easily get a chip for internet only for about $15 that you can take wherever you go.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is within a walk distance to Egypt Museum and close to the river Nile. Staff are friendly and helpful. Restaurant staff are working hard and get breakfast ready for guests who will leave early morning. Breakfast is good. Bedding is comfortable. The tour desk needs to be improved: standard tour packages and market pricelist should be available for...

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Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at City View. You can't ask for a better view, beds were super comfy, bathroom was spotless with nice hot showers. Breakfast was simple and sweet, the staff were both pleasant and helpful. We thank you for your hospitality and we will definitely be booking again in the near future.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Staff was super helpful. Setup a great tour (driver & guide) for pyramids at Giza, Saqqara, & Dahshur. Offered very useful suggestions on sites to see and what to avoid. Location across the street from museum and a block away from Metro stop.

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New York, NY, USA
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great location overlooking Tahir Square and Egyptian museum. Unique Egyptian decor in old hotel. Staff very helpful, computers with wifi available which was very helpful. Restaurant open 24-7 with good, inexpensive food and drinks as well as beer. We had and loved Kofta sandwiches for lunch and dinner every lunch and dinner as well as for late-night snacks. I would...

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Seville
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Hotel is situated opposite the Egyptian Museum making it convenient. Don't be deceived by the rather ramshackle the hotel is on a fourth floor I think. Stayed for 3 nights and according to our tour guide has the best KFC restaurant in the country nearby. Security is good and breakfast is great and must order the omelette even though there's...

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Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Breakfast buffet is very good including boiled eggs. We also asked for 2 eggs omelet daily which they made for us fresh as part of buffet included in the hotel stay cost. Room facilities met USA standards including a toilet bidet. spacious room, hot shower, great cleaning and kitchen staff made it a pleasant stay. Laundry staff were very honest,...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Let's start with the good points: the location is great, overlooking Tahir Square with easy access to Sadat metro station, Downtown and the Egyptian Museum; the staff are helpful and friendly; the rooms are a decent size and everything works; it's fairly cheap, given the location. On the downside: it's quite noisy, even with the windows closed thanks to the...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Location, location and location. Located in Tahrir Square and bang opposite the The Nile Ritz Carlton which is also next to the Egyptian Museum. The staffs are friendly, and we mean all of them. They ensured the driver was waiting for us as we exited the airport. The rooms were big enough to fit 4 single beds, mini fridge, cupboard...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
City View Hotel is located in the heart of the City within walking distance to the marvelous Egyptian Museum and the hotel offers its hospitality to both business and vacation ravelers for our facilities and services have been designed to meet the expectations of our discerning guest. City View Hotel is located in Tahrir Square (Revolution Square) exactly in the shadow of the magnificent Egyptian Museum and it offers you a complete range of services that will help make your stay a pleasant and memorable one. The unique location of City View Hotel is helping you to find easily a variety of restaurants, banks, embassies and metro are all within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City View Hotel

Address: 1 El Bostan St. Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: €41 - €61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Request a room as far away from exterior/street as possible. Cairo traffic is super noisy.”
  • Museum across the street
  • Nile river from balcony
 of 5 bubbles JKMister, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms at the back get less traffic noise. people are quite in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Sub102, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the Tahir Sq side have a small balcony and the noise is no worse than on the Al Bustan St side.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveC558, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ritz Hotel side view is highly recommended”
 of 5 bubbles 1eprechaun, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony on the Tahrir Square side.”
 of 5 bubbles GerdaAbouShanab, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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