A lot of information is flocking in with regards to Egypt’s hospitality sector. It appears buiness is going on well. Firstly, there is news of Vantage Capital, one of Africa’s largest mezzanine fund managers coming in with $23 million of mezzanine debt funding for PickAlbatros Hotels. The money is to assist them in their round of operations.
PickAlbatros is a leading hotel owner and operator in Egypt, with a portfolio of 15 operating hotels and close to 10,000 rooms across the Red Sea resort towns of Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, Sahl Hasheesh and Marsa Alam.
Moving ahead, the UAE is working on opening their TIME Hotels in Egypt. It is slotted for later this year. There would be two of them: The five-star TIME Coral Resort Nuweiba in the Red Sea resort of Nuweiba and the four-star TIME Marina Hotel & Conference Center near Al-Alamein on the Mediterranean coast.
Now, let us turn our attention to some of the best hotels you can find in Egypt at the moment. Depending on your budget, your taste and style, there would always be a hotel that suits your preferences.
Hilton Alexandria Corniche.
The Hilton Alexandria Corniche is one of the best hotels you can find in the country. Set in the heart of the city, Alexandria, the hotel is a few steps away from the Corniche beachfront walkway. Also, it takes few minutes to arrive at the Alexandria National Museum and Montazah Palace Gardens. To top it up, the amenities provided will enhance your comfort and make your stay a memorable one.
Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah.
This hotel affords you a beautiful view of the Nile, even from your hotel room. The location, atmosphere and facilities are worth your money. There are different types of rooms for guests, depending on what they want. Some facilities and services to expect are: valet parking, bar and lounge, housekeeping, space for children and free internet service.
Now this hotel is a great choice and a charming one. It is located in the north Zamalek, Gezira Island. The area is lightly commercial with more of residential properties. The hotel has standard, executive and superior rooms with free breakfast each day. Furthermore, it has internet access, 24-hour security, rooftop terrace and other execllent facilities.
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan.
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan is situated in Aswan, Egypt. They are reported to have amazing staff and a warm welcome for all guests. There’s babysitting for parents, a business center with internet access for the business men and women, free breakfast and a pool amongst others.
Pyramisa Hotel Luxor.
Situated on the Nile River, this hotel has stunning views of the grounds and the gardens. There are about 350 large rooms and 100 family suites on board. Some amenities to be found are: a heated swimming pool and a gym. In addition, the restaurants serve a lot of cuisines such as Italien, Chinese and Oriental cuisines.
Resta Port Said Hotel.
Located in Port Said, it is one of the good and affordable hotels one can find. The Hotel offers a sweeping view of the Mediterranean Sea. There is an International Restaurant, wifi services, an outdoor swimming pool, free parking and it is child and family friendly. Resta Port Said Hotel is adjacent to the duty-free shopping and business district.
Steigenberger Nile Palace Luxor Hotel.
Steigenberger provides travellers with modern accomodation, air conditioned rooms with pretty good views of the Nile. It is located in one of the largest shopping districts in Luxor. They offer a wide choice of restaurants, serving varied dishes and international cuisine. Steigenberger is a great choice for travelers interested in temples, museums and history.
Osiris Hotel is a highly affordable option for every type of traveller. It is situated in Cairo by the metro and Egyptian Museum. They provide 24-hour front desk, clean cosy rooms and an outstanding roof top terrace with a panoramic view of Cairo.
The Grand Nile Tower is a family hotel which is child friendly as well. The rooms provide a nice view of Cairo and a glimpse of the Great Pyramids in the distance. There is valet parking, a pool, children’s club, wifi and other equally good facilities and services.
Shams Safaga Resort.
The Shams Safaga Resort is located in the heart of the Red Sea, it has great facilities, especially the clean and cozy rooms. They offer free parking and breakfast, a pool, a mini golf and isn’t far from the beach as well. The services and staff are also great.