In Our Opinion:A sophisticated and luxurious resort-style hotel with commanding views of the Nile and the Citadel.
Location: In an impressive setting, rising on the legendary Corniche along the Nile, steps from Garden City’s historic mansions and a short taxi ride from Cairo’s attractions.
Rooms: 365 rooms. All standard rooms have either a view of the pool or the Citadel and an en-suite bathroom with separate shower, bathrobes, hairdryer, satellite TV and DVD, telephone, in-room safe, mini-bar and air-conditioning.
Restaurants and bars: Five superb dining venues: Zitouni for Mediterranean cuisine, open 24 hours a day; Bella, the Italian trattoria; Spice for Cantonese cuisine overlooking the Nile; seafood in Aqua; and casual poolside dining at the Pool Grill plus two elegant lounges: The Bar, with Nile views and the Lobby Lounge
- 3 Swimming pools including one indoor
- Sun terraces
- Health club and spa