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Every Pool in Cairo: Your Ultimate Guide to an Amazing Eid Staycation!

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Every Pool in Cairo: Your Ultimate Guide to an Amazing Eid Staycation!
    written by
    Sherif Khairy

    There’s about 10 days left in Ramadan and it feels like only yesterday we started fasting, or does it? Well, no matter what you feel at the moment, we’re sure you’re all excited about the upcoming vacation in Eid Al-Fitr!

    While a lot of people prefer to travel outside of Cairo and enjoy a nice retreat by the beach, others prefer to stay right here in the capital, at a time when most of Cairo’s streets are uncharacteristically empty. So if you’re a loyal Cairene, who decided to spend Eid in the capital, but are still looking for a good view and a nice time by the pool, these are 16 hotels you can hit for an amazing Eid staycation!

    Nile Ritz-Carlton

    The luxurious Nile hotel is offering day-use prices at 800 EGP on weekdays, and 1000 EGP on the weekends. You can find it in Downtown at 1113 Nile Corniche. For more information, call: 0225778899.

    Grand Nile Tower Hotel

    Located at Nile Corniche in Garden City, rooms are available from 10 am to 6 pm, and are offered at 840 EGP. For more information, call: 0223651234.

    Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski

    Looking for Eid at a palace? The New Cairo (First Settlement) hotel is offering 2950 EGP for a single room, and 3300 EGP for a double. For more information, call: 0222495300.

    Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences

    Rooms are available from 10 am to 6, city-view rooms for 800 EGP, and Nile-view rooms for 900 EGP, and you’ll get to enjoy their pool and sauna. You can find it at 21 Mohamed Mazhar St., Zamalek. For more information, call: 0227370055.

    Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah Hotel

    The Nile-view hotel offers rooms at 1000 EGP including pool use and the Jacuzzi for an hour. You can find it at 3 El Thawra Council St., Zamalek. For more information, call: 0227373737.

    Towers Heliopolis Hotel

    You’ll get your room from 10 am to 6 pm, for a price ranging from 1000 EGP to 1500 EGP, depending on the view. Located in El Shaheed Sayed Zakaria St., Heliopolis. For more information, call: 0222677730.

    Four Seasons First Residence

    The Giza hotel doesn’t offer rooms on a day-use basis, but you can enjoy their pool, gym, sauna, and Jacuzzi for 1020 EGP per person. You can also get a double room for a night at a rate of 5000 EGP. The hotel is at Mourad St., Giza. For more information, call: 0235671600.

    Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza

    The Garden City doesn’t offer day-use options or pool-use only. However, for a night at the luxurious hotel, they offer pool-view rooms for $432, or Nile-view rooms for $600. Breakfast is an additional $30, and you already get access to the pool, gym, and sauna. You can find it in 1089 Nile Corniche. For more information, call: 0227917000.

    Semiramis InterContinental Hotel

    Semiramis Hotel is not offering day-use options in Eid due to renovations, but if you’re looking for some pampering, you can get a single room for 5500 EGP and a double room for 5200 EGP, including breakfast and a Nile view. For more information, call: 0227988000.

    Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

    The Zamalek hotel is one of the most famous and classic hotels in Cairo. They don’t offer day-use options, but you can enjoy their pool, Jacuzzi, and sauna for 435 EGP on weekdays, and 550 EGP on weekends. You could also get a room with breakfast and free parking for around 3000 EGP per night. For more information, call: 0227283000.

    Marriott Mena House, Cairo

    For a night at the Pyramids, you can get a garden-view room for 2850 EGP, or a Pyramids-view room for 3350 EGP. You’ll also get access to the pool, gym, sauna, and breakfast. The hotel is located at El-Haram St. For more information, call: 0233773222.

    Holiday Inn Cairo Citystars

    You can enjoy the pool at Holiday Inn without a room for 300 EGP, while 1550 EGP will get you a room including pool access, free parking, and breakfast. The hotel is at Ali Rashed St., Heliopolis. For more information, call: 0224803000.

    Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo

    You can get the room from 10 am to 6 pm without meals for 1850 EGP. The room may have a pool-view or a lake-view, depending on availability. The hotel is located at El-Teseen St., Fifth Settlement. For more information, call: 0226140000.

    Ramses Hilton 

    The Downtown hotel offers day-use options without meals, city-view rooms are for 1000 EGP, and Nile-view rooms are for 1100 EGP. You can find it in Abdel Moneim Riad St. For more information, call: 0225777444.

    Baron Hotel Heliopolis Cairo

    Double rooms are available from 12 pm to 8 pm without meals, but you get to enjoy their pool all for 700 EGP. The hotel is in Heliopolis near Al-Baron Palace. For more information, call: 0222915757.

    Conrad Cairo Hotel

    You can get a day-use at Conrad for 500 EGP for a single room, or 800 EGP for a double room. It grants you access to the pool, sauna, steam room, and gym facilities. The hotel is located at 1191 Nile Corniche. For more information, call: 0225808000.

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