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"We booked into this hotel for two nights so that we could have a lazy day sleeping, hanging out by the pool and using the spa following an overnight f ... " More

By paulg on Mon 22 Apr 2013

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Standard Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£42* Per night/room 15 Mar - 16 Mar

Privilege, Standard Suite

Bed Count 2 Double Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Privilege, Superior Room, View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Garden View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Privilege, Room, View

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

The comfortable rooms at Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of The Grand Egyptian Museum. Free WiFi in public areas, an outdoor pool and a restaurant are available. This 5-star hotel has 280 rooms over 2 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like a flat-screen TV and a minibar in each room.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in some public areas
  • Enjoy international cuisine at Alexandria, a buffet restaurant with pool views
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Valet parking and self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and a porter
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour health club, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the comfy beds and overall comfort
  • 9 minutes by car from Giza Pyramid Complex and 12 minutes from Great Sphinx of Giza
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel ratings based on 4 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 1.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel

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1 out of 5

Definitely not a five star hotel!

The lifts didn't work, the internet is only available in the reception area (and you have to be sitting in a certain position!),cold food with poor selection for breakfast, air con didn't work,staff expected us to find our way to our room with our luggage which was a 5min walk away,fridge was filthy and water wasn't provided unless you asked for it in the room.

Posted by on 8 Feb 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Feb 2017 by Refaat

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Gamal Hassan General Manager Mercure Cairo LE Sphinx

4 out of 5

Fantastic for the Pyramids

We booked into this hotel for two nights so that we could have a lazy day sleeping, hanging out by the pool and using the spa following an overnight flight, followed by a day at the Pyramids. For these activities it is perfect. The Pyramids are approximately 1.5km away so perfectly possible to walk, or alternatively the cab is very cheap. I would not, however, suggest using it as a location for visiting downtown Cairo since it is a long and fairly arduous cab ride away. We knew this and had booked a different downtown hotel for the remainder of the stay. Facilities are clean and fresh, the rooms all open onto lovely landscaped grounds and there is a good choice of fair to middling food for breakfast. Minor downsides would be it is unsuitable for visiting downtown Cairo, it is on a busy road, and there are only a few restaurants other than those in the hotel itself within walking distance. However overall I think the hotel was good.

Posted by on 22 Apr 2013

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2 out of 5
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Posted by on 16 Apr 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Apr 2018 by Refaat

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for taking the time to write your feedback on our Expedia.com page. Your recent experience was certainly not a true reflection to the standards of which our hotel is known by along with our keenness to keep improving from day to another to meet with our guests’ entire satisfaction. Please be assured that we take all the necessary measures to identify means of development and improvement to elevate the quality of service. We look forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you again where you would experience and touch the value of progression. Thank you Gamal Hassan General Manager Mercure Cairo LE Sphinx

5 out of 5

Sehr empfehlenswert

Wer die Pyramiden sehen will liegt hier richtig, zu Fuss in 10 - 15 Minuten erreichbar. Swimmingpool geheizt; also auch im Winter zu geniessen. Schade dass der interne nicht gefüllt war. Der Aufgang zur Terrasse, die über dem Schwimmbecken liegt und von wo aus man einen schönen Blick auf die Pyramiden geniesst bedarf der Renovation. Wird wahrscheinlich bis zum Frühling gemacht sein. Gepflegte weitläufige Gartenanlagen und Sonnenwiesen. Das Personal sehr höflich und zuvorkommend und in keiner Weise sich aufdrängend um Bakschisch zu heischen. Frühstücksbuffet sehr, sehr reichhaltig. Standardzimmer: Betten sehr gross und sehr komfortabel. Langes Büropult und kleine Salon ecke. Bei „Groundflor“ direkter Ausgang in kleine bestuhlte Gartenecke und Gartenanlage und von da zum Schwimmbecken. Toilette und Dusche etwas eng. Generöse weite Lobby wo gratis Internetverbindung zu Verfügung steht. Kann auch im Zimmer gegen Aufgeld bestellt werden. Preis / Leistung unglaublich günstig. Hotel wird von mir wärmstens empfohlen.

Posted by on 19 Jan 2013

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About the Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel

Location 1 Alexandria Road, Pyramids, Giza, 12556

Property Features

Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, a 24-hour health club, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A nightclub, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. This 5-star Giza hotel is smoke free.

  • 280 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) (51.9 km / 32.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel offers 280 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes and hairdryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Alexandria – Overlooking the pool, this buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Romeo and Juliet – This theme restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Pyramide Cafe – This theme restaurant specialises in local cuisine and only serves dinner. Open selected days.

El Tekkia – This diner serves brunch, lunch and dinner. Open daily.

La Pyramide Bar – Overlooking the pool and garden, this bar serves brunch and lunch. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour health club and a sauna.

Guests aged under 15 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per day.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 155 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 5 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 5 per day
  • Late check-out fee: USD 480 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Mercure Cairo
  • Mercure Cairo
  • Mercure Cairo Hotel
  • Mercure Cairo Sphinx
  • Mercure Cairo Sphinx Giza
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  • Mercure Cairo Sphinx Hotel Giza
  • Mercure Sphinx
  • Mercure Sphinx Hotel
  • Mercure Sphinx Hotel Cairo
  • Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx
  • Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Egypt/Giza
  • Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel Giza
  • Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel Giza
  • Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel Hotel
  • Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel Hotel Giza

You should know

  • Couples who want to share a room are obligated to provide proof of marriage.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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