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Mena House

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Address: Pyramids Road, Giza, Egypt
Phone Number:
+20 2 33773222

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Going through the history

Spent my b-day there last year. Well located - just 2 minutes from amazing pyramids. Restaurant by the pool is nice in the evening. I would recommend to take the room with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kristina S
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Sugar Land, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attented my nieces weddind there. To start with we went for the food tasting, the turkey breast was as tough as leather, the vegetables on the plate were mushy, and not fresh, the hash browns were burnt, (who serves hash browns with dinner?!!) the fatoush was bad, the dolmas were not well cooked, the sambousak was greasy the hummus... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent my b-day there last year. Well located - just 2 minutes from amazing pyramids. Restaurant by the pool is nice in the evening. I would recommend to take the room with pyramids view. Quiet place with friendly staff. The reason why Mena house: it's full of history. I like old pictures all over the hotel and their special atmosphere... More 

Thank Kristina S
Rubi, Spain
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place is like an oasis in Cairo. The views of the Pyramids are breathtaking. The food is really tasteful. The price is not expensive.

Thank SehrLecker
Ahmedabad, India
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Been there for coffee and food, nice service good food options for vegan, nice view of Pyramids while you have coffee or food.

Thank RTapan
Austin, Texas, United States
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Obviously, the location is on point for the pyramids, sphinx, and I would say a short day trip to saqqara. It's grounds boast views of the pyramids. You can get a pyramid view room, which is what we had so you can hang out and see the pyramids from your room. It's location is right at the entrance to the... More 

Thank Sunny D
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is our second time at Mena House , enjoyed it very much it feels like living in a fancy castle. Food is great and tasty. Old staff are very well trained and super friendly, new staff are a miss fit in this luxury hotel . Hopefully the new management "Marriott" will take care of this once they take over... More 

Thank Karim K
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

On the positive side: Access to pyramid site could not be better and of course the hotel is a bit of living history. Also there were problems at first like key cards that consistently failed etc. but in the end reception compensated me so at least they were responsive to complaints ---eventually. On the negative side: The hotel has gone... More 

1 Thank 604pluto
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It was amazing wonderful experience to stay at menahouse which made our stay in egypt safe and memorable. It was one of top 3 hotels I have ever stayed in my life. First, I was worried about traveling to Egypt because of safety issue, but mean house replied me back many questions I asked regarding pick up at the airport,... More 

Thank ETGourmet
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Mina house is a famous palace of elkhedivi one the ottoman king . It turned to a luxury hotel it is located front of the pyramids

Thank nadia B
Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Cairo when your room and terrace overlook the pyramid. Clean, modern and overwhelming view!

Thank Ellen0408

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