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Sasebo, Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at Cairo International Airport and the driver was waiting with a sign with my name. On the way to the hotel I had the pleasure to listen to some awesome Egyptian music. Upon arrival I noticed that the pyramids and sphinx was so close it was overweening I was given a roof top room with the greatest view I...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Sphinx Guest House met me with an overwhelming amount of hospitality and kindness! The owner and his family are some of the kindest people you will ever meet and they ensured that my stay was pleasant and comfortable as possible. The Breakfast and Dinner are exquisite and no accommodation is left unmentioned. The Room was very nice, clean, and...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 January 2017

WOW!!! You will NOT get a better view of the Sphinx and Great Pyramids. On the roof, as shown, is the view of a lifetime. This is the closest you can stay to the Great Pyramids. Enjoy the view, the daily light show, and walk to the ancient wonder of the world. Simply amazing. The owner is there and is...

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Thank mikecox24
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Cheapest place we found in Giza, and the location is worth Google mapping you are right in front on the pyramids. Truly the best view, air condition in the rooms and what makes this place special is the owner Mr. Gouda who is an Egyptian/American who has had celebrities such as Shirley McLain, anything you want to do or need...

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3Thank Thomas K
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We booked two 4 bed bedrooms with the pyramid view (worth the few extra bucks!) and were very happy with our stay! Honestly, you can't book anything with a better view!! The furnishing are very old but overall the guesthouse is clean and the sheets smell fresh. The terrace is a great place to watch the light show at night,...

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Thank Karen W
Timbuktu, Mali
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I visit other countries to experience as much as I can about the lives of the other 5 billion people with whom I share planet Earth. I began this journey 4 decades ago and I have never stopped. The Sphinx Guest House is precisely the type of place I encountered, backpacking from Australia to Europe, all those years ago. It...

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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We had the family room - we each had our own bed, all for of us, which was comfortable after a long day of touring. The guesthouse is very simple and outdated, you get what you pay for, which in our case was really just $40/night for the four of us. We were after the location. As for the hustlers,...

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1Thank Babad C
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Worst experience I've ever had, this is not even a one-star hotel. I stayed at Giza Sphinx House for 6 days from Jan 10 - Jan 16 2016, please read my review carefully below: PROS: - Good view of the Giza necropolis, but this is also offered by several other hotels in the area, so they're not offering you anything...

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5Thank Ahmad K
Valledupar, Colombia
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

I guess all reviews say the same... Great location, amazing view of the pyramids! If you are staying there you won't even need to pay for the night light show because you can see it right from the terrace. The guest house if run by a family and Gouda has very interesting stories to tell and thoughts on life. We...

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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Location next to, and view of the pyramids is second to none. It's also inexpensive, so facilities are not 5 stars, but clean & passable; it's really about the view. A bath mat would have been nice, and breakfast started to seem uninspired after 4 days, but overall great. Room 12 is the best in the house. Clean, helpful, and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The famous Sphinx Guesthouse of Giza in Egypt, is a well presented family owned hotel situated just one minute from the entrance to the Egyptian Pyramids park of the Giza plateau. We offer competitive rates for part or full board and have a selection of single or double rooms available. Many of our rooms have views over the Sphinx and Pyramids and the roof terrace directly faces the ancient Sphinx monument, a perfect place to sit in the evening to watch the famous Pyramid light show. Due to our unique location with a view offered by no other hotel in Giza we are often home to famous celebrities and writers, you never know who you might meet at our breakfast tables.The Sphinx Guesthouse is also a popular venue for Egyptian tour groups and conferences, please ask about our special negotiated rates for group bookings. There is also a wide selection of Egyptian papyrus souvenirs and traditional aromatherapy oils available in our own shop. We pride ourselves on offering tailored services and can help arrange taxis, special food requests, tour guides and even camels!Being located directly across the street from the Sphinx, we are the closest accommodations available to the Giza Plateau. All rooms equipped with air conditioning and mini fridge. There are several nice restaurants (Kentucky Fried Chicken and small market just across the street), as well as banks, ATMS, currency exchange, and pharmacy within a few minutes’ walk.Come for the Sphinx & Pyramid view, but stay for the family atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sphinx Guest House

Address: Sphinx Street | Abo El Hool Street, Giza 12561, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Giza Governorate > Giza
Price Range: €22 - €48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sphinx Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“I loved being in room 13”
72kenneyd, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best view pyramids view from your window”
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“Do not stay at this hotel, it's not worth the time or money. The area is dirty and the people are professional conman and cheats.”
ahmadk310, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“ask for pyramid view room”
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carriek80, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
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