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Hotel Grand Royal

1 Talaat Harb Square, Cairo 11511 Egypt
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#48 of 196 hotels in Cairo
Hotel Grand Royal is located in Cairo City Centre. Rooms are decorated with white colours and wooden furniture. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire hotel. The rooms are air-conditioned with wooden flooring. Facilities include TV and bathroom with a bathtub. Some rooms have a balcony overlooking the city. Fresh flowers are sent to the rooms every day. Guests can enjoy the wide variety of restaurants located outside the hotel. Choice of food ranges from Egyptian to western dishes. The restaurant at Grand Royal is also open to guests, and room service is available as well. Guests can take a walk by the Nile River or visit the Egyptian Museum, all within 15 minutes' walking distance. The hotel is within 20 minutes' drive to Pyramids of Giza. Cairo International Airport is located within 35 minutes' driving distance.
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Paid public parking on-site
Free internet
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Coffee shop
Breakfast in the room
Car hire
Currency exchange
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Arabic and 5 more
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Izzet A wrote a review Oct. 2020
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The entrance of the building is dilapidated. Filth and debris on the ground floor, lights flicker if they aren’t blocked by grime, the elevator is like one that goes down a mine shaft, and the buttons don’t have actual buttons but holes with tape on the side with arabic numerals. If you look up there’s threads of dust draping from the elevator car. The lobby smells like smoke since people just rip cigs right in front of the elevator. The rooms are nothing like the pictures. Once you’re within a meter of the sheets and pillows, you can see old stains, bits of dust, and holes. Don’t look close to any one area of the room since you begin to see how dirty it is. The “private” bathroom is across the hall and accessible by key, they don’t even have soap, just a toilet and a grimy bathtub. No safe, the AC is weak, and all the drawers and floor are dusty. The “TV” was maaaybe 14 inches and cracked. The carpets in the hallways are visibly yellow with dust and who knows what. The curtains are poorly fitted In the room and barely block out the light and the balcony door doesn’t close properly. Looking out the windows you get wafts of the smell of trash from the alley below, and the balconies have dystopian scenes of rubble in the view. The WiFi is weak, often disconnects, or randomly stops loading, just have to pray that even short YouTube clips load. Although it is cheap, we paid 30$ a night for a room with two beds and you can easily get something MUCH nicer for just a bit more. We ended up leaving after a single day, didn’t even stay the night. Burned 90$ but went to an actual Novotel for only slightly more. As we checked out early, the concierge person didn’t even look surprised: “change of plans?”
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
sylvia w wrote a review Aug. 2020
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Staff were very friendly and helpful. The facilities were clean. The location was great and walkable to nearby attractions. Breakfast consisted of an omelet, bread, jam, cheese, honey, and fruit. In addition to tea, coffee, juice. The hotel is on the 6 th floor of the building. Overall it was a great value and I'd Highly recommend visiting this hotel
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Date of stay: August 2020
hussein a wrote a review Jun. 2020
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this is a very nice budget hotel . If you want to experience Cairo from comfort of being located in cent downtown at the foot of historic Egyptian museum & Tahrir square . To gain quick access to all the nearby attractions like khan el khalil bazaar . Then you have found the right place . Room has balcony view which will take your breath away ! The staff here is the best in Egypt , they will stop at nothing to make your stay in Cairo Unforgettable!!!! Whether it’s helping with your tour arrangements. My stay was memorable experience thank you Grand Royal can not wait to Come back
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Rick Montanaro wrote a review Jun. 2020
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This is one of the most coziest hotels in Cairo, staff are more than that, they become friends and family! Rooms are wide and incredibly clean, and unbelievably cheap compared to the comfort you get. Another advantage is that they are always 100% there for you, at any time and any moment. We have booked there many times and every time is a great experience!!!!!
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Yan G wrote a review Jun. 2020
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Excellent place! I have seen many hotels in Cairo downtown and this is the best option! The place is very well located, it is very very clean, the hostal has all you need, the rooms are cozy and beautiful, the beds are comfortable, they have assistance in English 24 hours, you feel at home here, but with the advantages of a hotel. The staff are incredibly nice and helpful.
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
USD 13 - USD 81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
EgyptCairo GovernorateCairo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Grand Royal
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Grand Royal?
Nearby attractions include The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities (0.5 km), Liberation Square (Midan El-Tahreer) (0.4 km), and Simply Neon Bar (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Grand Royal?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, airport transportation, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Grand Royal?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Grand Royal?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Grand Royal?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Grand Royal?
Conveniently located restaurants include Koshary Abou Tarek, Kazaz Restaurant, and El Abd Pastry.
Does Hotel Grand Royal have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Grand Royal offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Grand Royal?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Grand Royal?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya) (2.4 km), Mosque of Ibn Tulun (2.3 km), and Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan (2.4 km).