Novotel Cairo El Borg

3 Saraya El Gezira streetCairo11111Egypt
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About Novotel Cairo El Borg

Upscale and eco-friendly, Novotel Cairo El Borg lies 600 metres from Cairo Opera House and a 15-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum. Hotel amenities include a heated outdoor pool and a rooftop terrace with views of the Nile.

En-suite rooms feature king beds, work areas, satellite TV, and Wi-Fi. Additional conveniences include air conditioning and minibars. Suites for up to four guests are available.

A fitness centre and spa are among the on-site facilities. Massages are offered for a fee. For business guests, meeting space accommodates up to 40 delegates.

The hotel offers a choice of dining options – the rooftop Café Frais and the 24-hour Le Gout restaurant. Guests can also order hot dishes and cold snacks from the room service menu and enjoy a soft drink at the dry bar.

Novotel Cairo El Borg lies just 300 metres from the Museum of Modern Art and around four miles from the Pharaonic Village. The Great Pyramid at Giza is about a 40-minute drive away.


3 Saraya El Gezira street, Cairo, 11111, Egypt
Telephone: +20(2)27356725 | Fax: +20(2)27356724 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Bell service
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Massage
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent location

The location of this hotel consistently hits the right note with guests. The setting places a selection of tourist attractions and dining spots within an easy walking distance. Plus, the proximity to the pyramids means that a day trip to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is readily achievable.

Good service from staff

Service at this hotel typically attracts positive feedback from guests. The front desk staff, in particular, seem happy to help and very accommodating towards requests for information. Overall, the staff is friendly and welcoming.

Popular rooftop area

The hotel’s rooftop terrace is a clear highlight of this property. Guests can’t get enough of the breathtaking views from this popular spot – also appreciative of the chance to enjoy a meal while soaking up the surroundings.

Negative Reviews

Excessive noise

Riverside rooms and suites come complete with great views but are reported to suffer from unwanted noise. Party boats frequent the Nile from early evening onwards, leaving guests unable to relax in their accommodation.

Dated rooms

The rooms here attract a fair bit of criticism from guests, with many concerned about the dated appearance of the furniture and decor. Also, reviews indicate that it’s not uncommon for in-room amenities to be broken or inefficient.

Breakfast could be improved

Feedback about the standard of breakfast here is rather mixed. Guests complain about the lack of western choices while also reporting that the staff in the restaurant are not always as professional as those on the hotel’s front desk.

Rating Overview

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7.8 out of 10 based on 1062 reviews