Fodor's Expert Review Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

16 Gezira St., Cairo, Cairo, 11211, Egypt

With the resplendent palace built by Khedive Ism’ail in 1869 right in the middle of its grounds, this sizable hotel is considered a prime destination in the bustling Zamalek neighborhood. The hotel’s twin towers offer luxurious accommodations, some with views of the Nile and/or the palace gardens. On site are several local and international dining spots, as well as the famous Omar Khayyam Casino.

PROS

  • peaceful, garden-retreat setting
  • great dining variety
  • walking distance from many popular attractions

CONS

  • busy and a bit impersonal
  • traffic-heavy commutes to other neighborhoods
  • many rooms don't have a view

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 2-2728–3000

HOTEL DETAILS

1122 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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