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Golden Hotel

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#46 of 139 Hotels in Cairo
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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209 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel 3 days ago for 2 nights & loved the place. It's in the heart of the city center...walking distance from Tahrir square & Egyptian museum. It's been newly renovated and was very clean. It is on the 3rd floor of a building but most smaller hotels are the same on that street. They have rooms... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I thought it will be OK since it is only one night between the plane and the train next day.I was wrong! The room was a tiny little cell with the tiny window just under the 10 feet ceiling, hardly any room around the bed, would be decent bathroom if not mold on the tile grout. My friend's room next... More 

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1 Thank Martyszka
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Half the hotel is in renovation and looks like a complete garbage dump. The other half was decently clean but not to my standards. Very dark and uninviting entrance. Staff was very rude and not helpful. Location was great. Would not stay again.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We were in this hotel for one night before going in a full day trip to the pyramides. It is very central and the stuff is very friendly. The room was clean and it has AC. But according to the price, the room is relatively small and there is no view. The place makes a bit the impression that it... More 

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USA
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Don't let the dark entrance fool you. The golden hotel is a recently renovated hidden gem in the middle of the shopping district and close to tahrir square/Egyptian museum. We stumbled upon it after desperately searching for an alternative hotel after getting fed up at the happy city hotel. We couldn't have been more pleased with our decision. No Mosquitos.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Extremely dirty,(dust everywhere no signs that it was ever wiped out),noisy ,smelly, no amenities whatsoever ( except a small fridge,a 19" TV and leaky toilet). No wifi in the room, no bathroom privacy. Staff will deceive you regarding taxi prices, distances,etc. One of them got loud and rude when asked to help with wifi ( the one with mustache). Bedsheets... More 

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3 Thank vasi12016
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49 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights and our room was always spectacularly cleaned everyday. The reception staff were really sweet and accomodating to our needs. Rooms and breakfast are both modest yet nice. Location is fantastic with Cairo Museum just a walk away. Even though the hotel is surrounded by the hussle and bussle of Cairo's noisy traffic, its a great... More 

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london
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74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Only stayed at the Golden hotel for one night but was very well looked after . Very nice big clean room and helpful staff, Looked after my bag and offered a room to get changed in after I had checked out . Very good location near the Museum and metro station .

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1 Thank James B
Hurghada, Egypt
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We sdtayed in thius hotel foe 5 days at the beginning of January 2016, for 4 nights.What could i say ,that really i didnt excpect that it will be so nice,clean and really comfortable.We came early morning and we booked DBL room with one bed as on the booking .com it was not available 2 beds.Mr. Ali made for ur... More 

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San Francisco, California
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200 reviews
160 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Chose this hotel for the first leg of my trip in Cairo as I wanted to spend time downtown and see the museum. Perfect location in the middle of town - 2 minutes to the museum. Rooms are good size - a bit small, but very clean and well appointed. Staff - some are quite friendly, some ok (i am... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Golden Hotel has a new egyptian - french - swiss management since August 2011. It's located just a fiew minutes walk from the Egyptian Museum, the Nile and the Saddat Metro Station, in down town Cairo. The hotel is fully equiped with air conditioning, offers free wifi access, fresh renovated, high ceiling rooms with flat screen TV, fridges and en suite bathrooms. Towels are provided and changed daily. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast, and we provid room service. At the tour desk we organize for you any tour in Cairo or trips around Egypt. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Hotel

Address: 13, Talaat Harb Street, Cairo 00000, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $37 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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