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Ipswich, Suffolk
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

We travelled to Cairo for two reasons, the 1st to get married and the 2nd to apply for a visa for my husband. I booked the Invitation Hotel as it appeared to be the only hotel which had good reviews. The hotel is tired and a little cold but to be honest the staff were so lovely and supportive, we... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

I spent my birthday in Egypt.. started in Cairo and ended up in Luxor... The hotel is 3* with a 7* service!! Yes people.. The staff at this place is simply THE BEST!! When we first checked in we were offered a welcome drink.. Whatever we wanted.. no alcohol.. then they gave us the room.. And done! We arranged the... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2011

My partner and I stayed for 4 nights at this hotel from 16th-20th September. Positives The location is excellent. You can walk to Tahrir Square, Cairo Museum and the Nasser Metro Stop all within 5 minutes. The staff are very friendly and always deal with any requests as best they can. We had an issue with our air conditioning on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2011

Invitation is a budget hotel in the centre of busy and bustling downtown, Cairo, only a short walk from Talaat Harb street, the Oxford Street of Cairo, the Egyptian Museum, Tahrir Square, the Nile and Groppi's cafe, a tea house that once supplied English royalty in Great Britain. The hotel, on the 6th floor, commands a stunning view of Cairo's... More 

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Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 6 September 2011

No frills hotel, extremely cheap with good accommodation, rooms are spacious, air conditioning good, breakfast was adequate(but don't expect lavishness, you're paying a few quids only). There were only two bathrooms in the whole floor and one of them was closed during our whole stay which caused a bit of inconvenience to us. Situated in the heart of the city... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2011

I had only planned on staying at Invitation Hotel a few days, but since I couldn't find a suitable room to rent in a flat in Cairo, I ended up staying a whole month. Although not in my initial plans, I am satisfied with the way things turned out. The price is unbeatable for a room with a.c. and private... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2011

For the low to medium budget traveller the joint operation of the Invitation Hotel and Arabesque Hotel represents superb vale for money in Central Cairo, just round the corner from the National Museum and Tahrir Square. The staff are friendly and professional and the rooms are clean and comfortable. There are some with bathrooms. Current tariff is LE 160 (about... More 

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Alba Iulia, Romania
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Reviewed 18 May 2011

My stay in Invitation Hotel was excellent. Located in downtown Cairo, minutes away from the National Museum of Egyptology, close to Tahrir Square and the riverbanks of the Nile, the hotel meets any traveler's reasonable requirements. Rooms have enough space, with sufficient commodities. Bathroom remarcably clean and completely functional. Air conditioner is working well and the only problem I encountered... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 January 2011

We previously stayed at the hostel in 2005 and were very pleased with the cleanliness and the hospitality of the staff. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Unfortunately it appears to be run by a different set of people and it has sadly deteriorated.. We returned in December 2010 and were surprised. The carpet in the room was filthy, the room... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 13 December 2010

We stayed on two separate occasions in December 2010 and on both occasions we found the rooms to be clean, reasonably sized and with fully working bathrooms. The staff went out of their way to be helpful and were able to arrange trips/excursions with minimal fuss and reasonable prices. Tefa (the manager) is knowledgable and enthusiastic and all his arrangements... More 

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Address: 11 Ramsis Street | Abdelmonem Riyad Sq, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Number of rooms: 15
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“For a quieter stay, request the rooms not facing the highway.”
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“Bargain for the prices of rooms with shared bathrooms - and make sure to get the price lowered by not accepting a complimentary 'breakfast' of plain bread and a boiled egg.”
 of 5 bubbles Breeeee, 7 Nov 2012 | Read review
“We had two rooms, both were a little cold and the double bed was pushed up against the window and there was a draft which made sleeping in hte bed quite cold. My husband got a chill in his chest from sleeping in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles posidrive, 3 Jan 2012 | Read review
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