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Nile Houseboat B&B

56 Midan Kit Kat | Cornish El Nile, Cairo 11511, Egypt
5 reviews
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2016
“Living the dream, soaking up the history.”
2 Nov 2015
“An inspiring experience!”
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Known as "awamas" the 30 or so houseboats of Kit Kat are akin to oases in the Arab world's largest city, known after one of the more infamous cabarets from the colonial period, the Kit Kat Club. Egypt's last King Farouk frequented the club until...More

3  Thank thefareast
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Staying at the Nile Houseboat was a lot of fun! The owner Dan is very relatable and knowledgeable about places to visit and food to try in Cairo. Dan has really some great stories to tell! The house is located in a very convenient location...More

1  Thank Federico P
Reviewed 1 April 2013

This place is great. We intended to stay at the Hotel Longchamps but it was full, so we took a chance on the houseboat and loved it. Booked 2 rooms. We spent our time on the shared balcony staring out at the Nile. It was...More

6  Thank ralexander
Reviewed 12 December 2012

A visit on the houseboat on the Nile offers you a unique experience. The over all feeling is cosy living , warmth and elegance combined with a great view over the nile as well as walking distance to the center of the town (if you...More

2  Thank Janna D
Reviewed 12 December 2012

I stayed here for 17 nights while reporting on the events in Cairo. The houseboat was my place of peace and calm after hectic days in Tahrir square. It was a real treat to get back and relax with a beer on the balcony overlooking...More

3  Thank jaresand
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Price range
US$45 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Price range
US$45 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
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"This is a houseboat not a hotel. The reality of living on a boat needs to be appreciated."
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"Rooms are located on the top floor and they both have a balcony."
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"Bay window room is best and cheaper. Double room has the only double bed, with a small private balcony off to..."
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"Choose a room with a Nile-view!"
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