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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016

As the title says, without exaggeration; because of the staff at this hotel I have experienced what is arguably the worst night of my life so far. Staff is NOT allowed to knock on people's doors at 2am in the morning and act like moral police, demanding to see IDs. The staff member at hand was extremely rude and made... More 

Thank Nadine H
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I spent one night at this motel in Alexandria and had the worst experience ever. We were three female friends (one from Egypt and two from Denmark) sharing one room. We went to bed around 1 am and after two hours a staff from the hotel knocked heavily on our door. As scared as we got we didn't open the... More 

Thank Suzan Y

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I spent one night at Le Crillon Hotel and going in to the hotel I felt I was part of an old Egyptian movie. The hotel comes across as a huge flat spread across 3 different floors. It is the kind of hotel that you would spend a day in or maximum 3 nights. The rooms are clean & spacious... More 

Thank Hala_Sulaiman
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Cheap clean and friendly sea view is magnificent old motel in the heart of Alexander town near every thing and the service is good plz visit and enjoy the old clean atmospheric sea smell the people are friendly and smart enough to serve you

Thank Mohamed E
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65 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This is a very old hotel on the Main Street of Alexandria. Nothing wrong with old, as long as it is clean and functioning. The room we had overlooking the Ocean and Citadel was beautifully spacious, with great huge windows that opened onto a tiny deck you could not even stand on. But we had to have plumbers come and... More 

Thank crossdon
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Staying at this hotel is like going back in time to the 50's. The plumbing has been updated, and the floors have been kept up, but the furniture and wallpaper look like something from an old movie. It truly is a hole-in-the-wall hotel. It's located on a side street, but it's right next to the Mediterranean Sea. The view from... More 

Thank Kristen N
Gladstone, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

The Crillon is all about an authentic experience on the Mediterranean. There's no air conditioning and I refused to trust the poxy olde lift (elevator) BUT this place is awesome. It has 1920s kitsch stuffed birds and big old wooden drawers and stands, you feel like you're in a Hemmingway novel. The staff are really lovely; the bathrooms are communal... More 

1 Thank PedallingPilgrims
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014

A very nice family-run hotel. Excellent sea view, reasonable price, clean rooms, shared bathrooms (except for a few suites) & very friendly staff. Breakfast is included. Winter is the best time to be there.

3 Thank Mina M
Cairo, Egypt
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Admittedly, the coldest weekend in 106 years, so my timing was off. Crillon is one those 100s of small privately owned Egyptian hotels that make an entrepreneur's fingers itch. so many lost opportunities! What could be done here with a bit of drive, imagination and minimum investment Great location in the heart of Alex (Ramle just behind) , stunning views... More 

1 Thank ericzeee
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

Passable but not great. Right on the main road overlooking the water (great view) so it was very loud with traffic noise until very late at night. You will find this everywhere in Egypt. the rooms aren't very effective at keeping noise out. the Lift was very dodgey looking. Shared bathrooms between a few rooms. Toilet had a strange smell.... More 

1 Thank Stuart D

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Address: 5 Sharia Adib Ishaq, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Alexandria Governorate > Alexandria
Number of rooms: 320
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“Highly recommend rooms facing the main street and beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Hala_Sulaiman, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 302,304 are the best, large with ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles crossdon, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“best views”
 of 5 bubbles KristenN318, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“This place is a few dollars cheaper than the rest, but along the Corniche, you'll find loads of similar hotels and it does not cost a lot of time to check out a few. I am not going back to Crillon even though i spend a few days in Alex each month, year long”
 of 5 bubbles ericzeee, 28 Dec 2013 | Read review
“ask for a room with see view ,even if may be is more noisy :)”
 of 5 bubbles 12345678488096, 10 Jun 2013 | Read review
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