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Reviewed 12 November 2009

I stayed here in July for four nights at the beginning and end of our trip to Egypt - travelling with my 20 year old daughter and 17 year old son. We had two rooms and definitely did not have renovated rooms but we really liked the hotel. The rooms were clean. The location was great, the bar/ restaurant was... More 

Thank joybjornson
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Reviewed 10 November 2009

The former British officers' club, very near the metro and about 20 minutes walk from the city centre. Rooms vary greatly in size, some have showers and/or toilets, others not, make it clear what you are booking. Its clean, comfortable, has unfailingly helpful staff and will do airport pick-ups. The lift comes with an attendant and must have been there... More 

Thank Polothecat
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Reviewed 7 November 2009

Just spent five nights in this old fashioned hotel in downtown Cairo. It's a converted British Officer's club and still has that atmosphere. Woody, warm, slightly eccentric, delightfully individual. Staff are friendly and chatty, there's a ready supply of delightful Egyptian Mezzes to order including lovely babaganoush, or have a decent meal there. My room (6, since you asked) was... More 

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Reviewed 6 November 2009

Mr Samir arranged for an excellent guide (Peter) and hotel in Luxor while we stayed at the Windsor in Cairo. Prior to our return to Cairo from Luxor there was a deadly train wreck that threw all schedules off. Mr Samir and our guide constantly maintained contact and insured that we were able to make connections back to Cairo where... More 

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Reviewed 4 November 2009

I was very surprised by the reviews for this place. I found it to be a complete dump. I could barely take a shower I was so disgusted with the bathroom. I wouldn't walk on the floor barefoot and I refused to undress for bed because I was completely grossed out by everything about this place. I have stayed in... More 

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wafs, owner at Windsor Hotel Cairo, responded to this review

Unfortunately it's almost two years ago that you stayed with us, it would have been our sheer pleasure to tend to you complaints right then and there. In the meantime, we have totally gutted bathrooms, restored the guestrooms' floors to their original beautiful hardwood, and refreshened the antiques of over 40% of our rooms. It is no easy endeavour to... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2009

Let me begin by saying that I've always utilized tripadvisor as my primary resource in selecting hotels for trips and until now, I've never been disappointed. I stayed at the Windsor for two 3-day stints in October and expected to find a charming boutique hotel with a colonial-era atmosphere. I was sorely mistaken. This hotel is in a decrepit state... More 

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wafs, owner at Windsor Hotel Cairo, responded to this review

Our valued guest, we so regret that you had an unpleasant stay with us. We wish you had brought your complaints to our attention right then and there, so we could have promptly taken care of them. Some seem to be misconceptions; Mohammad is not The Manager, he's the night shift receptionist... so possibly there were other cultural misunderstandings. Having... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2009

We stayed at this Hotel for one night. The location is very good as it is in the downtown Cairo and very close to a lot of places and the metro station. the room was clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 27 October 2009

Just got back from Cairo ..booked 2 nights at the Windsor from 17th - 19th Oct with a transfer to hotel from the airport upon arrival in Cairo. I was very relieved that there was someone waiting for us for the transfer as our flight had to be diverted to Luxor due to a sandstorm in Cairo making flying to... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2009

The WIndsor is a classic old hotel that is a bit past its prime (in the hotel's own words!) :) You can tell this has been a hub for Cairo's business movers and shakers for decades...The bar/lounge is a classic with good prices on food, beer, etc. The rooms are a bit faded and a bit dark, but our beds... More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2009

I liked a lot the fact that this historic hotel is not like any other.Sitting in the loby is very friendly and nice as sitting in your own living room. The rooms are big but very old and should be renovetated a bit. The guy who runs the old historic lift wants to be tiped every time...... I had an... More 

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Additional Information about Windsor Hotel Cairo

Address: 19 Alfi Bey Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $53 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Windsor Hotel Cairo 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Cairo Windsor Hotel
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Cairo
#15 Romantic Hotel in Cairo
#18 Business Hotel in Cairo
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“Every room has its charm, feel free to ask to see a couple of options to suite your likes.”
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“The elevator is TINY. Repeat.. Tiny. If you are large, either you going up one at a time, or you may just have take the stairs.”
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“all the beds are twin size - assume everyone needs their own :)”
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