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 area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

Windsor is a tranquil 3-star hotel set close to Khan Al Khalili, Abdeen Palace Museum and Hanging Church .

The hotel is 500 meters away from Heliopolis, Al Rifai Mosque and Al-Azhar Park. The city center is 2 km away from the hotel.

Nearby points of interest include a museum, a theater and a palace.

Windsor Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Cairo International airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 55 rooms featuring Shared Bathroom Double Room, Deluxe Double Room and Double Room with climate control, a dressing area, TV, a minibar and a private balcony. Guests will enjoy a view of the River Nile from their rooms. They offer en suite bathrooms with a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Serving guests with middle eastern and egyptian dishes, EL ABD is 150 meters away.

Services

Business facilities at Windsor Hotel include computers, a meeting room and a business center.

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 area
  • 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

  • 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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

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City Center
  • Cairo
    4600 ft
Airports
Underground stations
  • Orabi
    1700 ft
  • Nasser
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • EL ABD (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
    500 ft
  • bone appitit
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    55

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Double Room

Room facilities
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    Shared Bathroom Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
      Size: 475 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Deluxe Double Room

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        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
          4600 ft
        Airports
        Underground stations
        • Orabi
          1700 ft
        • Nasser
          2300 ft
        Restaurants
        • EL ABD (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
          500 ft
        • bone appitit
          1100 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          55

        Windsor Location

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 4300 ft

        Places of interest

        • Central Bank of Egypt - 400 ft
        • Muhammad Ali Moschee (Alabastermoschee) - 700 ft
        • Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 4600 ft
        • Arab League HQ - 5000 ft
        • House of Representatives, Cairo - 1.0 mi
        • Citadelle de Salahdin - 1.1 mi
        • Villa du Baron Empain - 1.1 mi
        • Mykerinospyramide in Gizeh - 1.1 mi
        • Scheintüren in Sakkara - 1.1 mi
        • Nekropole in Sakkara - 1.1 mi

        Shopping areas

        • The Egyptian Museum - 4000 ft
        • Islamic Art Museum - 4300 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Tahrir Square - 4300 ft
        • Qasr el-Nil Bridge - 1.1 mi

        Museums

        • Ägyptisches Museum - 5000 ft

        Business areas

        • Khan Al Khalili - 4300 ft

        Underground stations

        • Orabi - 1400 ft
        • Nasser - 2000 ft
        • Mubarak - 2700 ft
        • Naguib - 3000 ft
        • Sadat - 4300 ft

        Public parking

        • AUC Tahrir Square - 1.0 mi
        • El Hussien Mosque - 1.1 mi
        • Al-Azhar Mosque - 1.1 mi

        Local attractions

        • Khan Al-Khalili - 1.0 mi
          al-Azhar Street, Cairo
        • Al-Hakim Mosque - 1.1 mi
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        • Museum of Modern Egyptian Art - 1.2 mi
          Gezira Island, Cairo
        • Manyal Palace Museum - 1.0 mi
          1 Saray Street, Cairo
        • Islamic Cairo - 1.1 mi
          Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo

        Near the hotel

        • Zamalek (Gezira Island) - 1700 ft
        • University Bridge - 1700 ft
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        • Heliopolis - 3300 ft
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        • Mosque of Al-Azhar - 3700 ft
          El Hossein Square, Cairo
        • Sixth of October Bridge - 1700 ft
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        • October War Panorama - 1700 ft
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        • Gizeh Plateau - 3500 ft
          Al Haram Str., Cairo

        Restaurants nearby

        • EL ABD - 500 ft

          Address: 26 July St, corner of Shereef St

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

        • Abdel Rehim Koueider - 1600 ft

          Address: 42 Talaat Harb street
          Phone: +202 25755189

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

        • Sea Gull - 1700 ft

          77% likes this, based on 70 reviews
          Cuisine: Egyptian
          Price Range: USD 20 - USD 25

        • bone appitit - 1100 ft

          Address: nagub el rehany st

          63% likes this, based on 32 reviews
          Price Range: USD 30 - USD 40

        • El Abd Bakery - 1600 ft

          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

        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
          4600 ft
        Airports
        Underground stations
        • Orabi
          1700 ft
        • Nasser
          2300 ft
        Restaurants
        • EL ABD (cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian)
          500 ft
        • bone appitit
          1100 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          55