Cairo Guide: The Best of Cairo Hotels’ Special Eid Promotions
Not everyone likes to run off to the beach come Eid time; in fact, many Cairenes take these holidays as a chance to enjoy the empty city with its smooth traffic and noticeably less polluted air. So if you’re one of those few, here are some deals the city’s major hotels are offering, making your stay in the city all the more enjoyable.
Fairmont Nile City:
Fairmont Nile City is offering city-bound Cairenes the chance to indulge in a Friday brunch for 320LE (taxes not included); or if you decide to actually stay there for a night or two, a whole world of discounts opens up. Brunch and all other restaurants afford you a 20% discount, while you can get 50% off massages and 30% off all spa treatments at Willowstream Spa. Call 02-2469494 for reservations.
Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers:
Over in Heliopolis, the Fairmont has a snazzy package deal that starts on the 7th of August and lasts until the 12th, allowing you to book one room and get the second for 50% off; a daily brunch at Aqua e Luce, parking and kids under the age of twelve who share their parents’ room are all complimentary. There will also be a late checkout and lots of activities to partake in. Call 02-22677730/40 or 16989 for reservations.
Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah:
Naming their package ‘Eid Escape for the Whole Family’, Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah not only offers a wonderful Nile-side pool and delectable restaurant choices, but for this Eid holiday visitors can also get one free room for every room that’s booked. What’s more, this offer is available until the 31st of August. Call 0227373737 for reservations.
One of the younger hotels in Cairo, the Kempinski Nile in Garden City is celebrating Eid with an offer you can’t refuse. Booking a ‘Madina Deluxe’ double room for 1499LE per person will be upgraded to a Nile Deluxe room, while for 1799LE you can book a ‘Madina Junior’ Suite for two. This package includes breakfast and a set lunch and dinner menu, and guests will also be afforded 10% off any other food and beverage outlets. To reserve, call 0227980000.
Four Seasons Nile Plaza:
One of the most luxurious hotels in Cairo, Four Seasons Nile Plaza has a package deal that starts at 1400LE (for Egyptian and foreign residents only), which includes a complimentary breakfast at Zitouni and free parking, as well as free in-room internet. Call 0227916800 for reservations.
Coming out in full force this Eid, the Semiramis has put together a package where for 999LE, kids stay for free, two meals – breakfast and brunch – are included as well as late checkout. Alternatively, you spend the day by their rooftop pool and partake in Eid festivities such face painting and a gourmet brunch, which will be served from noon to 5PM for 199LE. For more information or booking call 027971818 or 027957171 ext. 1151.