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Catherine Plaza Hotel

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Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The price does not reflect the quality of the room. We arrived around 8 in the evening after driving 12 hours. We were cold and so was the food. The soup was mostly brooth. Breakfast didn't improve much. The warm milk for the tea and coffee was more water than milk, food was below average again. Overall the food quality...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Touring with a group so i had no choice. the rooms sheets are very bad like not washed from months & bathrooms are filthy dirty. it was a well advance group booking from the company for this group as it is near to monestry to climb mout sinai. food was very good but was not enough for the group the...

Thank Mehul P
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We had to stay here as a part of our holyland tour, especially for those who wantes to climb Mount Sinai. The room and the bathroom were old and not much going on there. But surprisingly the hot water worked and the food was great in variety.

1Thank MarcellaL600
Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Hotel is average but the food is good. We were there to climb Moses mountain to watch the sun come up. We were only there for a few hours of rest. We left at 1 AM to start the climb so only used the bed a few hours & it was good. The staff is great & the food good.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Touring with a group so we had no choice. You do NOT choose to stay here. I understand old but the rooms sheets bathrooms are filthy dirty. If you must stay because of climbing bring your own sheet and pillowcase don't leave your bathroom window open or you will be eaten.

1Thank TK4Travel
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

As others have said, this is not a five star experience, but I knew that beforehand. I found the staff friendly, the food good, and overall had a good time. I was there to visit the monastery and Mt. Sinai, both of which were well worth the effort to get there.

1Thank Joseph S
San Pedro, CA
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I stayed here for half a night to prepare to climb Mount Sinai. The outside of the hotel is definitely run-down and could use a lot of sprucing up. My room was clean, and unlike other reviewers, I did not have any issues with smells, sewage, or bugs. I did have problems with the electrical outlets, though, as I blew...

1Thank GrellisSanPedro_CA
Reviewed 3 October 2014

We were here on 25th September for 1 night. I had brought in a big group eager to climb Mt. Sinai and we thought, what other strategic place to rest other than St.Catherine Plaza. We arrived later in the evening after a 11hours drive from Cairo. We were welcomed and guided to the lounge for a briefing before our dinner....

4Thank NairobiDaniel
kuala lumpur
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stayed in the Hotel for a night as we need to climb the Sinai Mountain by Camel. There were Bedouins near the hotel offering us to buy their stones & wares. We bought a walking stick since we were going to climb Mt Sinai, the mountain where Moses got the Ten Commandments. Hotel was comfortable with clean bed sheets,...

2Thank carsam c
Rhodes, Greece
Reviewed 27 December 2013

My wife and I spent three nights there on December 2009. It is a big hotel, quite old fashioned with no special character. Our room was basic, relatively clean but there was an ugly smell in the bathroom coming from the pipes. Staff was helpful and friendly. Dinner at the restaurant was tasty and well cooked with a variety of...

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Additional Information about Catherine Plaza Hotel

Address: Wadi El Raha St, Saint Catherine, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > Saint Catherine
Price Range: $72 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Catherine Plaza Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 168
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“choose only if you are climbing mount sinai”
, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would go for rooms that are on the ground floor.”
NairobiDaniel, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
“very close to the monastery!”
Denyzinho, 31 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Since there is no lift and porter service, if you don't have good legs or healthy enough, please kindly request for a room so close as possible to the reception desk and on the ground floor to avoid dragging your luggage to your room yourselves too far.”
octovianusg, 16 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Get a Room as near to the ground level as possible since it will be tough to carry your luggage up the uneven slopes of the hotel”
ChennaiExplorer, 21 May 2013 | Read review
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