One of Cairo’s most beloved hotels has made a stunning return. Travellers can walk like an Egyptian to The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, which has seen a complete renovation that maintains many original features and has amplified the hotel’s classic legacy with a more contemporary design.
First opened as the Nile Hilton in the 1960s, the classic hotel is tucked between the Nile and Tahrir Square, just steps away from the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. The grand opening of the iconic property, offers visitors from around the world a stately vantage point to witness the resurgence of one of the world’s most famous historic destinations.
“Cairo is a city that fuses the majesty of the past with the pulse of the present and the promise of the future,” said Herve Humler, president and COO of The Ritz-Carlton. “Visitors over the centuries have been drawn by its ever-evolving mix of history, trade and culture, which continues to draw adventurists, as well as families and business travelers to this vibrant city. With millennial travelers seeking luxury as part of their travel experience, the Nile Ritz-Carlton Cairo marries this “bucket-list” city with world-class services.”
The 331-room hotel is geared up for business and leisure travellers alike, with ultramodern facilities, an Olympic-size pool, and meeting rooms, ballrooms and business facilities. Foodies visiting the Egyptian capital also have the pick of Arabian, Italian and Continental eateries. Meanwhile, there’s clearly plenty to keep cultural boffins stimulated, with access to Cairo’s vibrant art scene, which boasts everything from Islamic art to impressionist paintings.