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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The view over Cairo is stunning. When the weather is clear you can see the pyramids. Perfect for sunset The waiters are very friendly and it is a nice spot to hang out. with your friends. Food is ok\ you should definitely go for the view

3Thank Marylin D
Kilis, Turkey
Reviewed 6 May 2014

BAD , Room is not clean ,offensive , you have to go through unsafe stairs to the un safe elevator . the terras is full of other people not hosted by the hotel and their is no service , for the first time ever I have been asked to pay each room service order immediately ?????

2Thank Rania A
Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 21 July 2013

price is inacceptable and bb means u have a small room and some bread with cheese for breakfast....room not really clean uppon check in and even when me and my husband tryed the restaurant up in floor 18 we didnt get service and left until one and a half hour without eating....room will me just cleaned if u please the...

2Thank 444Katja
Alexandria, Egypt
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Although it is not a chain or a luxury hotel, but located in a great centeral location, overlooking the Nile river, I can call it an economic solution, it's clean and neat, but it's not luxury at all, it's reasonable for people who seeks a good hotel with exceptional view and a low price, go there if you're one of...

Chambery, France
Reviewed 28 February 2013

El Tonsy (which means “The Tunisian” in Arabic) is a small hotel, set in an unusual way: all the rooms are on the 16th floor (the lower floors are apartments and offices unrelated to the hotel) and the restaurant is on the 18th floor; an elevator serves only the first, 16th and 18th floors. I happened to stay two times...

1Thank Ruddy L
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2013

The hotel itself is a budget hotel and good as a base to explore Cairo. The rooms were actually much nicer than I thought they would be. our room had massive windows with a lovely view of the city! There is a cafe/bar roofrop area which was quite nice with a view of the Nile. The breakfast was quite nice,...

1Thank ThreeMusketeers786
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 27 December 2012

One of hotels that operate just few top floors. This is not a problem in case elevators work OK. I must say I was lucky. The rooms are quite nice, clean, bathroom as well. But the reception is ugly. In case you have a visitor and ask him to wait for you in a reception till you bring something from...

1Thank JIRI1957
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 October 2012

The hotel operates off the 16th and 17th floor in a high rise in Cairo, typical to Cairo the building is run down and in desperate need of a refresh. At one stage the very rickety elevator broke, so we were forced to use the adjacent building's elevator and back corridors ot get to our room. That said, the rooms...

1Thank megan m
Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Not sure how people can be voting this so high, this really is one of the worst hotels I've ever been in. I'm only giving it a two because the rooms are actually ok. Clean and quite nice for the price you pay.... However the breakfast was really the worst I've ever seen...disgusting and there was food and cigarette buts...

5Thank MattyboyLeiden
Giza, Egypt
Reviewed 16 September 2012

The enthusiasm of the people there to serve you and make you having a pleasant stay is so great , rooms are quite new , the view from the roof top is amazing plus something else , the location of the hotel is so close to everything , in walking distance from the museum , metro station , tahrir square...

Thank Mostafa222

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
EL Tonsy Hotel is newly renovated. The hotel is located right in the center of Cairo 10 minutes walk to the Egyptian museum, 2 minutes to the River Nile, 15 minutes drive to the Giza Pyramids, 10 minutes drive to Khan El Khalili Market. The hotel has 25 rooms with A/C, Bathroom, Satellite TV, telephone, and some of which overlook the river Nile. Food is freshly prepared by or chefs. Relax in the bar or on the roof terrace with stunning views of the city and the river Nile. Free airport pick up. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Tonsy Hotel

Address: 143 El Tahrir street, Dokki, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $53 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Tonsy Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Great view from the 18th. floor Terrace while dining or having a cup of tea.”
 of 5 bubbles 34lailaa, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“the room near the elevator is a nightmare”
 of 5 bubbles PE_Sayed, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I can not even chick terrible service it is worst than that”
 of 5 bubbles 638raniaa, 6 May 2014 | Read review
“Verify that all equipment is in working condition before renting a room”
 of 5 bubbles RuddyL_13, 28 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view to the nile (alternatively you'd be facing a blank wall)”
 of 5 bubbles meganm106, 22 Oct 2012 | Read review
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