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Hotel Longchamps

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21 Ismail Muhammad Zamalek, Cairo Egypt
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 24/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 196 hotels in Cairo
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2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Dear Valuable Guests , You have the choice of three category of rooms in my humble premises : Standard - Superior - Executive . Free Nestle Mineral Water is available in alone standing dispencers in both lobbies . Please note Hot Water might take some time to reach your rooms into your showers or/ and bathrooms , as I have three Solar System Pannels on my Roof Top. Thank you for your understanding ! Please note my rich Buffet Brfeakfast starts as of 7 am. Should you wish to have your earlier Breakfast than usual hours, let us know well in advance . Be assured we will do our best to be tehre earlier for you. Gluten Free bread is also available on my Buffet Menu . Due to the Construction Site of the Underground on Zamalek Island, please note I have turned most of my Windows in my rooms facing the street into noiseless rooms. Customer Service is not a Department ; it is an Attitude Sincerley Your Hebba Bakri
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
24-hour check-in
Wifi
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Wine / champagne
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Residential Neighbourhood
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, Arabic, German

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Ramzeyer wrote a review Jan. 2021
Paris, France2 contributions
Our family came in Feb 2020, we found both a great hotel and a charming "home" , so peaceful in busy Cairo. As a frequent business traveler, this would also be my grail: excellent comfort (rooms, breakfast..) with quality of service & charm combined. A great alternative to premium hotel chains! Run so efficiently by Hebba. In Feb 2020, her staff already wore the very first covid masks, before anyone else! German professionalism at its very best, with sincere respect of customers alongside Egyptian people & culture. Best of both world, really. A Premium choice for those seeking real value & quality.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Hebba Bakri, Owner at Hotel Longchamps
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Esteamed Guests , thank you so much for sharing your positive experience with eventual future Guests wishing also to stay with me . Customer Service is not a Department for me , as it is my real sincere attitude. My Team and I do look forward welcoming you and your Family again here , at home, far awy from your home. Hebba Bakri
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Spirit wrote a review Mar. 2020
Neptune Beach, FL4,213 contributions145 helpful votes
This private well run hotel is located in the north third of Zamalek/Gezira Island in an area that is lightly commercial / mostly residential. My room was from the "Superior" category (the middle category). It was beautifully appointed and very comfortable, and it had a big bathroom with big tub and all the hot water I ever wanted. It was on the 6th floor which is one flight of stairs up from the Reception desk on the 5th floor of the building. I particularly liked the hotel's terrace on the 5th floor with its comfortable chairs and potted plants. Large bottles of drinking water are supplied in two locations so that guests can refill their water bottles. Breakfast is a delight in a large room with tables with white tablecloths. There is a full selection of food, hot and cold - scrambled eggs, sausages, multiple different kinds of bread and rolls, yogurt, fresh fruit, etc. It's really an enjoyable and great breakfast. The name of the hotel is on the outside of the building. Go in the building and walk most of the way down the wide long hall. There are two elevators near the end on the right. Close the inside doors. The elevators are small but will hold one or maybe two people and a large suitcase. Go to the 5th floor. A new subway station is being built practically at the doorstep of the hotel! Who knows how long it will take to finish it and start service on that new line of the subway, but it will be great when it does start. Because of the construction you can't walk/drive straight west from the hotel. You have to drive around it. Most of the taxi drivers seemed to be used to it by now. The construction doesn't impact staying in the hotel. I didn't find many restaurants in the area of the hotel, Five Bells is close. Pizza Hut and McDonalds are at the west end of the hotel's street, a 15 minute walk around the construction and along the street. Getting information from the Reception was challenging because of our languages. In going to La Tratoria Real restaurant, the Reception told me to go up the street and turn right at the traffic light... and there was a church. It turned out to be a round-about and a mosque, but I got there. (I can't recommend that restaurant because it took half an hour to order and longer to get my pasta even though there was only one other table occupied, and it was expensive, and the waiters didn't understand why they were there.) The hotel does not have a computer and printer for guests to use to print their airline itineraries and boarding passes. (So be prepared!) I was stunned to find this out. This was totally unexpected. And you have to have these things when you get to the airport! So I asked Reception where I could get them printed. He said there was a library, to leave the hotel and go right... a ways, three/buildings/a ways, in back/around back above Kodak, students use it. I went out looking for it and didn't find it. Later Reception remembered it wasn't Kodak, it was Agfa... I was desperate and panicking. But I found a solution, and here is what it is... To print your airline itineraries/boarding passes go out the front door of the hotel, turn right. At the third street turn right. (There is a newspaper store at that corner.) About 2/3 of the way down that long block, on the right, there is a Travel Agency with big floor to ceiling windows. I went in there and the man was incredibly nice about finding my flight information on his computer and graciously printing everything I needed. He wasn't going to charge me anything but I was so grateful that he had bailed me out of my predicament that I gave him 100 EGP. Laundry at the hotel is very quick and expensive. My three days of laundry came back in about four hours and cost almost as much as my room for the night. And there was something incredibly unusual... The shirts and slacks were pressed and folded in pristine manner and sealed in cellophane envelopes. I thought about packing them that way but unwrapped them instead. They were wet! Not just moist or damp!! They were wet!!! Travel is such an adventure! The hotel is not within walking distance of any tourist destinations. But there are lots of taxis available. It cost me 12 EGP (US $0.75) plus tip to go to the Egyptian Museum. WiFi runs the range of being anywhere from very usable to non existent.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Caroline G wrote a review Dec. 2019
76 contributions20 helpful votes
As an expat for most of my life, finding a gem like hotel Longchamps is both nostalgic and fun. It’s the sort of place you go to if you want a local “press club” feel. Embassy personnel stay here etc. Arrival at the lobby area on the ground floor may give you reservations, but once you go up to the 5 th floor all is good. Loved our room, the amazing breakfast, the friendly staff and the super Hebba Bakri. Rather than a big box hotel, you get a bit of the old Cairo, and it made a difference. We walked all over the area, felt totally safe, and totally enjoyed our stay. There are also cookies and free clean water ..... it’s hard to find good independent hotels, this one is a gem
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Katarina M wrote a review Dec. 2019
Stockholm, Sweden53 contributions6 helpful votes
A wonderful oasis, this boutique hotel in chaotic Cairo. Run by Hebba who has worked in the global travel industry her whole life. She knows how to create a personal hotel with high standard. Great breakfast, nice staff, lovely balconies to relax. Our room was spacious with balcony, very modern bathroom, a kettle- and fresh flowers in the lobby. Since Cairo is loud and busy this hotel in nice Zamalek is a relief!!!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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polyglot wrote a review Dec. 2019
Los Angeles, California112 contributions79 helpful votes
Hotel Longchamps is a gem of a hotel in a country where quality boutique hotels are almost non-existent and was easily the best place we stayed at during a recent two-week trip to Egypt. Whenever I travel, I make it a point of avoiding the international chains — I found the locally run hotels in Egypt to be hit or miss in regards to quality and service but our stay at Hotel Longchamps was most excellent. Hebba was a fantastic host who made sure that our stay was perfect (it was) and even though we met her only once, greeted us like old friends. Our room had a balcony with a great view and the most comfortable bed. There was a little bit of noise in the evening but It didn’t bother us at all; Zamalek is quite a lively area so I think that is to be expected. I loved the communal water supply which was a brilliant touch and breakfast was superb. The only downside, if there are any, is that Zamalek does not have a Metro station so you will need to take a taxi to go anywhere else. Despite that, this will be our first choice whenever we return to Cairo.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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USD 102 - USD 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Longchamps
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Longchamps?
Nearby attractions include Pour Vous Roof Top Bar (0.4 km), Sami Amin (0.2 km), and Market Mix Egyptian Handcrafts (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Longchamps?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Longchamps?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Longchamps?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Longchamps?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Longchamps?
Conveniently located restaurants include Zooba, Cairo Kitchen, and Crave.
Does Hotel Longchamps have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Longchamps offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Longchamps?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Longchamps?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Longchamps?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Longchamps?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya) (4.9 km), Mosque of Ibn Tulun (4.8 km), and Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan (4.9 km).