Marriott Mena House Cairo
The iconic Marriott Mena House Cairo earned a spot on the Times magazine s list of the world s best holiday destinations in 2018: “Hotels often boast sea or city views, but this hotel overlooks the wonder of the world: the Great The Pyramid of Giza,” says the website.
- Panoramic views of the pyramids
- Hotel with history
- Italian restaurant
Built as a hunting lodge by Khedive Ismail, a 19th-century Egyptian ruler, Marriott Mena House began operations in 1869 and remains an iconic destination to this day. Throughout its history, it has been a favorite of statesmen, royalty and celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Agatha Christie, actor Roger Moore, film director Cecil David Lean and Charlie Chaplin.
The interiors exude arabesque luxury, created decades earlier in the 1880s by Cairo-based English architect Henri Favarger and lovingly maintained over the years. The 331 suites offer stunning views of the famous pyramids, tranquil green landscaping, and a beautiful hotel pool. All rooms feature classic charm, timeless comfort and technological amenities.
The famous Italian restaurant Alfredo serves the best Italian delicacies, made only from fresh farm products. Overlooking the proud Pyramids, 139 Restaurant offers exquisite international cuisine, where every meal is a masterpiece of savory pleasure.
No matter the season, guests can enjoy the heated outdoor pool hidden in the landscaped gardens, as well as fitness facilities considered one of the best offerings from Marriott Hotels in Egypt.
Recommended by a long list of loyal guests, the spa features sixtreatment rooms, as well as a sauna, jacuzzi and steam bath. Named after pharaonic gods and goddesses, all spas offer a relaxing atmosphere and provide absolute privacy.