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Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is strictly a budget hotel overlooking Tahrir square and walkable distance from Downtown Cairo. Being on the 5th floor of the building and the with the windows bolted and shut permanently, noise is not a problem. Management is helpful and food is okay. Perfect for travellers looking of overnight stay!

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3Thank Binit K
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The city view hotel has amazing hospitality, and responsive with booking. They picked me up from the airport at 1:30am and drove me safely to the hotel. They will take great care of you during your stay. I did a tour of the Pyramids and was fantastic! It's absolutely safe, centrally located to the subway, museum, and food. The view...

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3Thank Clifford T
amman, jordan
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My second stay at this hotel. Basic, bed, hot running water, A/C, satellite TV and WiFi. I stay here because of location--near Tahrir, the Egyptian Museum, Metro, shopping, restaurants. Friendly, very helpful staff. Restaurant on premises, free breakfast. Slightly noisy due to traffic, but if you're out running around all day, you'll fall asleep without noticing. Free transport one way...

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5Thank amyzengrace
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I just completed a 10 day stay here and wanted to recommend it. In addition to the location next to the museum, the dining room balcony looked out over the Nile and Tahrir Sq. You can walk to shops and I felt always felt safe. The best part was the fellows behind the desk...they arranged my drivers, my tours, packed...

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6Thank suzlam
Dhaka, null, Bangladesh
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

it's a 50$ hotel in the downtown Cairo, at Tahrir Square. Excellent serivice. Just avoid the tour operated by some of the hotel men.National Museum & Nile river is adjacent. Transportation,fast food,metro a few meter away

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3Thank Zaman B
Stonehouse, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Lovely small hotel. Especially cleanliness & kind, helpful staff. I'll go there again in September, and have recommended the City View hotel to a friend. I love to have a clean room - and it was spotless! There was hot water, and I had a nice shower. Staff were so kind and helpful - provided a driver at reasonable cost,...

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3Thank Monica J
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The location of this hotel is excellent, just across the Museum and overlooking the famous Tahrir Square in Cairo. The hotel is situated on the 5th Floor of a heritage building. You can enjoy a cup of coffee in the evening sitting at the restaurant facing the majestic Nile River with some cool breeze. There are many restaurants & shops...

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1Thank Dibyajyoti M
Johannesburg
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

If you want to be close to the museum you can pay $300 at a 5 star hotel or less than a third of that here. Good bed and bathroom and a veranda that looks over Tahir Square and the museum. Great free pick up at the airport. Good restaurant on site, but not all menu items available. Very friendly...

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3Thank Andrew B
Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the City View Hotel, the room was clean and the staff were very welcoming and super friendly. So much so that they invited us to their daughters wedding that was the evening we checked in. Breakfast in the morning was great and you had a wonderful view of Tahir Square. It can be a...

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1Thank Raymond N
Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My teenage daughter and I stayed for 7 nights. Super close to metro, museum, restaurants, everything. Very reasonably priced rooms, restaurant, and bottled water. They helped us make tour plans. Very friendly staff, make you feel like family.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
City View Hotel is located in the heart of the City within walking distance to the marvelous Egyptian Museum and the hotel offers its hospitality to both business and vacation ravelers for our facilities and services have been designed to meet the expectations of our discerning guest. City View Hotel is located in Tahrir Square (Revolution Square) exactly in the shadow of the magnificent Egyptian Museum and it offers you a complete range of services that will help make your stay a pleasant and memorable one. The unique location of City View Hotel is helping you to find easily a variety of restaurants, banks, embassies and metro are all within walking distance. ... more   less 

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Address: 1 El Bostan St. Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $55 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Cairo
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“chose a room not facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles jammar269, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a view has a slight street noise at night (I'm a heavy sleeper so I didn't mind).”
  • Day view of Al Tahrir, showing the Egyptian museum, Ritz Carlton, and the Nile.
  • Night view from room.
 of 5 bubbles E2138TNalir, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request a room as far away from exterior/street as possible. Cairo traffic is super noisy.”
  • Nile river from balcony
  • Museum across the street
 of 5 bubbles JKMister, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms at the back get less traffic noise. people are quite in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Sub102, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the Tahir Sq side have a small balcony and the noise is no worse than on the Al Bustan St side.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveC558, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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