Windsor Hotel - Cairo

19 Alfi Bei Street, 11111, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, 11121  show map
 3 stars
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Windsor Hotel - Cairo

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

Offering 55 rooms, the tranquil Windsor Hotel features a nightclub and a library available on site.

The hotel is situated in the heart of Cairo and within a 15-minute walk of Khan Al Khalili, Islamic Cairo and Mikerinos Pyramid. The center of Cairo is 2 km away from the venue.

Nearby points of interest include museums, theaters and the palace.

Naguib subway station is just 10 minute walking distance from the hotel. The hotel is around 20 minutes' drive from Cairo International airport.

Rooms

Windsor Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with climate control, a seating area, a private balcony, a minibar and TV. Many guestrooms offer views of the River Nile. All bathrooms come with a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A free breakfast is served daily.

Services

The property offers a meeting room, a photocopier and a business corner for the use of guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   55.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Night club
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-Bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 3. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Windsor Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
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Hotel Address:

19 Alfi Bei Street, 11111, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, 11121

Get directions
City Center
  • Cairo
    1.4 km
Airports
  • Cairo International (CAI)
    17.6 km
Underground stations
  • Orabi
    500 m
  • Nasser
    700 m
Restaurants
  • EL ABD (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
    150 m
  • bone appitit
    320 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    55

Rooms and availability

Windsor Double RoomWindsor Double RoomWindsor Double Room
Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 30 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Featuring high ceilings, this room has a private bathroom with a shower, bath and toilet.

Room facilities
    Windsor Deluxe Double RoomWindsor Deluxe Double RoomWindsor Deluxe Double Room
    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 44 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Offers high ceilings and a minibar. It has a private bathroom with a bath, shower and toilet.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Windsor Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
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      Hotel Address:

      19 Alfi Bei Street, 11111, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, 11121

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cairo
        1.4 km
      Airports
      • Cairo International (CAI)
        17.6 km
      Underground stations
      • Orabi
        500 m
      • Nasser
        700 m
      Restaurants
      • EL ABD (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
        150 m
      • bone appitit
        320 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        55

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1.3 km

      Places of interest

      • Muhammad Ali Moschee (Alabastermoschee) - 200 m
      • Mykerinospyramide in Gizeh - 1.8 km
      • Villa du Baron Empain - 1.8 km
      • Citadelle de Salahdin - 1.8 km
      • Scheintüren in Sakkara - 1.8 km
      • Nekropole in Sakkara - 1.8 km

      Convention centers

      • Centre Français de Culture et de Coopération (CFCC) - Mounira - 2.3 km

      Shopping areas

      • Khan Al Khalili - 1.3 km

      Museums

      Parks

      • The Andalus Park - 2.0 km

      Theaters

      • Opera house Cairo - 2.2 km

      Underground stations

      • Orabi - 400 m
      • Nasser - 600 m
      • Mubarak - 800 m
      • Naguib - 900 m
      • Sadat - 1.3 km
      • Massara - 1.9 km
      • Saad Zaghloul - 2.1 km
      • Gezira(Opera) - 2.3 km

      Local attractions

      • Khan Al-Khalili - 1.7 km
        al-Azhar Street, Cairo
      • Al-Hakim Mosque - 1.7 km
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      • Museum of Modern Egyptian Art - 1.9 km
        Gezira Island, Cairo
      • Manyal Palace Museum - 1.7 km
        1 Saray Street, Cairo
      • Islamic Cairo - 1.9 km
        Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo

      Near the hotel

      • Zamalek (Gezira Island) - 490 m
      • University Bridge - 490 m
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      • Heliopolis - 980 m
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      • Mosque of Al-Azhar - 1.1 km
        El Hossein Square, Cairo
      • Sixth of October Bridge - 490 m
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      • October War Panorama - 490 m
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      • Gizeh Plateau - 1.1 km
        Al Haram Str., Cairo

      Restaurants nearby

      • EL ABD - 150 m

        Address: 26 July St, corner of Shereef St

        78% likes this, based on 10 reviews
        Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

      • Abdel Rehim Koueider - 460 m

        Address: 42 Talaat Harb street
        Phone: +202 25755189

        70% likes this, based on 34 reviews
        Cuisine: Egyptian

      • Sea Gull - 490 m

        77% likes this, based on 70 reviews
        Cuisine: Egyptian
        Price Range: CAD 26 - CAD 33

      • bone appitit - 320 m

        Address: nagub el rehany st

        63% likes this, based on 32 reviews
        Price Range: CAD 39 - CAD 53

      • El Abd Bakery - 470 m

        Address: 35 Sharia Talaat Harb

        73% likes this, based on 58 reviews
        Cuisine: Middle Eastern

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        55
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      Windsor Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Windsor

      Average guest rating

      6.2out of 10
      Good
      Based on 77 reviews

      Individual guest reviews

      • Single
        10.0

        The hotel is authentically Egyptian while being cosmopolitan and comfortable. Staff was attentive and helpful. Food was excellent and I took all meals at the Windsor. The neighborhood is interesting and diverse. Close to shopping both at retail establishments and street vendors. I heartily recommend it over the sterile and pretentious so called 5 star hotels operated by international corporations.

        Hot water was not as hot as it could be. Staff will tell you the best hours for showering or bathing, so it is not really a problem to adjust to those hours.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        The friendly staff, great location and amazing period features.

      • Single
        10.0

        I liked the historical feel of this hotel and especially how the property has been maintained without "modernizing" it at all!

        Everything was perfect!

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        This is the fifth time in a row that we stayed at the Windsor and I can honestly say that it is one of my favourite hotels in the world! It has charm, comfort and extremely friendly staff. Management: please keep everything as it is, the vintage Swissair posters included. There are thousands of refurbished hotels but, as you are certainly aware, the Windsor is one of a kind. Be sure also to invest in meticulous maintenance of the elevator! And the elevator operator! Sleeping at the Windsor is like sleeping in a museum! The only place in Cairo I would prefer to sleep is to have a bed next to King Tut's sarcophagus.

        However much I love the hotel, it did strike me this last time I stayed that the plumbing and the lavatories were having some flow-difficulties. Reported this to the staff who were certainly going to look into it. And it may be time to invest in new, somewhat thicker mattresses: perhaps my muscles are ageing a bit, but I did find them a little hard and thin.

      • Couple
        4.6

        The Barrel Bar was relaxing and had old-world charm.

        Staff gave us the hard-sell approach on extra tours. The place was quite shabby and dirty and not worth the price.

      • Couple
        5.8

        The owners were very friendly and the excursion booked for us by the hotel was very good.

        The rooms could do with some modernisation, especially the bathrooms, to bring it up to international standards. It's a lovely building but it feels very run down.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The hotel was a lovely old egyptian style hotel with a real air of history about it. The rooms decor were in keeping with this same style and the staff were all very helpful and polite. The bar and restaurant had a lovely ambience and it really felt like we were in a tranquil place whilst chaos was all around in the city that is Cairo!

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        The location cannot be beat. The staff was very helpful in getting us guides for the day, especially Samir and who couldn't love the fun woman who serves us breakfast. The hotel is full of charm all the way around.

      • Single
        7.8

        The Windsor is a special place; many would find it tired and run down, which to some extent it is, but the lines on its face tell of many events, and interesting people that have stayed here. It is like staying with an old-fashioned family in their old mansion..not without its drawbacks, but utterly memorable. I was there at the beginnnings of Cairo's turbulence and was well looked after; the staff and owner were very careful and caring, and very helpful. I hope I will be back.

      • Family with children
        4.6

        Staff were friendly. The riots were going on but they did their best to ensure adequate food etc.

        Rather dark and dingy. Lobby area dirty and small. Phones antiquated.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        The Windsor hotel is like stepping back in time, the staff are very plesant and helpful, the bedroom could do with a bit of tlc, however for what you pay i think that it is fine.

      • Single
        6.6

        It is an excellent location for exploring central and downtown Cairo. The restaurant is fine and the bar is very comfortable.. It also evokes a strong image of the 1940s and 1950s

        The lift could be modernised without losing the period feeling,

      • Family with children
        7.0

        The Windsor generally was a nice hotel with good facilities despite it's age. It is located downtown and very central Cairo. The staff are good and generally helpful. The rooms we stayed in had renovated bathrooms which was a plus as some of the bathrooms weren't good.

        Sometimes staff struggle with English and are keen to sell tours to you which can be expensive. The dining room and lounge serves plain food and drink at a high rate. Better to eat out.

      • Single
        2.8

        the breakfast is good

        The localization was not good and the staff isn't friendly

      • Couple
        7.8

        It's a heritage property and the services were good. Staff are very friendly.

        Nothing as such.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Windsor Hotel - Cairo Cairo location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      19 Alfi Bei Street, 11111, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, 11121

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cairo
        1.4 km
      Airports
      • Cairo International (CAI)
        17.6 km
      Underground stations
      • Orabi
        500 m
      • Nasser
        700 m
      Restaurants
      • EL ABD (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
        150 m
      • bone appitit
        320 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        55