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InterContinental Cairo Semiramis

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Open air wedding started at4 pm the weather was warm and then nice with fresh air the DG and the sound system were perfect the buffet is rich and delicious and the service is really five stars the location of the hotel along the Nile cannot be better it is a happy night

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Alexandria, Egypt
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We planned to spend 2 nights of relaxation in Cairo and we chose this hotel for its view over the Nile and we made a direct reservation with the hotel for a 2 nights Nile view superior room and we got the confirmation by email. We arrived at 15:20 and we were told the room is not ready yet and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week at the Semiramis and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. We were in Cairo on vacation and so was out touring during the days, but spent our evenings at the hotel. The free breakfast was a nice touch. Lots of variety. The food is made fresh and so you can get it right off the grill if...

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Thank jaizone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Intercontinental Semiramis is a lifestyle hub and a home at the heart of Cairo. It's where everyone you meet is a welcoming friend, the concierge is is personalized. Everyone calls you by your first name and the service is truly remarkable. They have an array of restaurants within the hotel that offer food from all over the world, but do...

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Thank Lucas R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location... Reasonably priced.... Very good security measures.... Usually pretty busy and lively lobby... Check in and Check out was slow in my case, not sure if this is the norm.... Highly recommend Nile view rooms in high floors, otherwise can be little noisy.... Bathrooms needs upgrading... Good Variety of in house restaurants... There is room to improve the breakfast...

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ICSemiramisStaff, Manager at InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, responded to this review

Dear Basil N, Thank you your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Samer Gameel Executive Assistant Manager in charge of Rooms samer.gameel@ihg.com

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is centrally located, walking distance to the Corniche, to Tahrir Square and Talat Basha, as well as walking distance to the Egyptian Museum, and you can cross the Nile walking to the other side. The reception staff is not enough welcoming, and rooms were not ready even though we arrived at night, we waited one hour to get...

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ICSemiramisStaff, Manager at InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, responded to this review

Dear Anis H, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We apologize for the inconveniences you faced during your stay, as that is not up to our normal standards. We will share your feedback with our staff and make the necessary changes. We hope you choose to stay with us again, so we can show you our true level...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GETTING AROUND WAS HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE, people who been to Egypt know what i'm taking about. no clear sign road block without signs or notice. after exhausting trip we arrived to find we had wrong hotel(suppose to be Hilton) but the front desk staff was nice and friendly, gave us a competitive rate to stay ,we did, it was nice experience....

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ICSemiramisStaff, Manager at InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Samer Gameel Executive Assistant Manager in charge of Rooms samer.gameel@ihg.com

Aussie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked through booking.com.Confirmed then received an email the day before arrival that it was cancelled.Emailed booking.com but it was a payment issue so contact hotel.Did so and told credit card declined.Had to book again but of course a higher price.Arrived and checked in but rang Amex who informed me that no such transation had occured from the hotel but the...

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ICSemiramisStaff, Manager at InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, responded to this review

Dear marcaraussie, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We apologize for the inconveniences you faced during your stay, as that is not up to our normal standards. We will share your feedback with our staff and make the necessary changes. We hope you choose to stay with us again, so we can show you our true level of...

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for 5 weeks for business. Pros : + Location + Relatively quiet, no endless parties every nights + 2 (very) good restaurant within the hotel: Birdcage and The Grill Cons : - Rooms are so-so. Had to change rooms as there were leakage in the bathrooms - Gym: Was in 'refurbishment' while I was here. So they just...

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ICSemiramisStaff, Manager at InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, responded to this review

Dear BlackStag, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Samer Gameel Executive Assistant Manager in charge of Rooms samer.gameel@ihg.com

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the fourth floor lies the Terrace, an extraordinary amazing view of the Nile river, the weather was perfect and the staff were helpful with a lasting smiles.Dinner was served just in time, the band was playing in a quiet romantic background.we enjoined the night thanks to Emad Hosny ,the restaurant manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HISTORIC LEGENDS ON THE BANKS OF THE NILE Standing on the site of the historic Semiramis Hotel, the Semiramis InterContinental is situated in the heart of Cairo, a few minutes' walk from the city's commercial centre, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities and the Cairo Opera House. The Citadel and Old Cairo are nearby. The pleasures on Zamalek Island are in full view across the Nile. The Giza Pyramids and Cairo International Airport are only 25 km (16 miles) away. Free WIFI and 12 dining options, 11 meeting and conference rooms make the hotel a favourite culinary and event destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Cairo Semiramis

Address: Corniche El Nil | PO Box 60, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $178 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Cairo Semiramis 5*
Number of rooms: 726
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel Cairo
Semiramis Hotel Cairo
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Cairo
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cairo
#8 Casino Hotel in Cairo
#12 Luxury Hotel in Cairo
#13 Business Hotel in Cairo
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“Request a center balcony room to get the best view of the Nile.”
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jaizone, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Take a Nile view room”
sabanis, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“pick Nile view”
mohmdo, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Nile view room good but very tired for the price.”
marcarAussie, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You have the option to choose between two views; either Nile or Downtown”
, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
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