The Kempinski Nile is a contemporary river-side hotel, ideally situated to enable guests to explore Cairo. Families and couples alike can base themselves here to visit the Pyramids, restaurants and bars of Downtown Cairo, and the city's old quarter.
At a Glance
The Kempinski is ideally located for fantastic views across the Nile
Downtown Cairo is easily accessible for local restaurants
The hotel has a rooftop swimming pool and bar
There is a luxury spa and a 24-hour fitness center
The hotel has three restaurants and four bars
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The Kempinski Nile is the newest addition to Cairo's luxury hotel scene with 190 rooms spread over ten floors. It is located in Garden City, just south of Cairo's Downtown area which is home to the Egyptian Museum and a huge selection of restaurants, bars and coffee shops.The Kempinski's position on the Nile Corniche gives it commanding views of the river and the end of the island of Zamalek. Islamic Cairo is easily accessible from the Kempinski, as are the legendary Pyramids of Giza.
Rooms and suites have views of the Nile and of the Garden City villas surrounding it, and range from 33sq.meters up to 100sq.meters in size, or 300sq.meters for the impressive Imperial Suite. Decor is fairly classical and traditional with contemporary flourishes.
There are two restaurants at the Kempinski Nile, including Osmanly, the hotel's splendid Turkish restaurant set in sleek surroundings inspired by the Ottoman Empire and modern Turkey. Chic Dining, the fine dining restaurant on the tenth floor, serves Mediterranean cuisine with panoramic views of the river Nile in an intimate atmosphere. Brunch is also served here on a Friday. The Chocolate Lounge, located next to the lobby, serves afternoon tea, a wide selection of chocolate and barista coffee. There are also three bars, the Cigar Lounge, the Jazz Bar and the Roof.
Rooms are traditional in style with contemporary touches, and overlook the surrounding streets or the Nile. There are three room types, all of which can accommodate up to two adults and one child. Suites can accommodate from three adults up to six adults and two children in the Imperial Suite. All rooms and suites have a butler 24 hours a day.
There is no kids club at the Kempinski but babysitting can be organized through reception.
There are two restaurants at the Kempinski Nile: Osmanly serves Turkish cuisine inspired by the Ottoman Empire. On Floor10, Chic Dining serves Mediterranean cuisine in elegant surroundings with panoramic views of the Nile and the city. There is a cafe in the Chocolate Lounge where afternoon tea is served as is barista-style coffee and a wide selection of cakes, pastries and chocolate. The three bars include the Jazz Bar, the Cigar Lounge and the Roof.
The Kempinski Nile has a rooftop swimming pool, a spa on the top floor and a fitness center. All of Cairo's sightseeing is accessible from the Kempinski. The hotel is located close to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo's Downtown area, and is about a 40-minute drive from the Pyramids of Giza, and 20 minutes from Islamic Cairo and the Khan el Khalili.
There is complimentary wi-fi, a complimentary soft mini bar and 24-hour butler service available in all rooms and suites.
Location & Directions
The Kempinski Nile is located on the Nile corniche in Cairo, in the Garden City area just south of Downtown Cairo.
When to go
Egypt enjoys a mild climate, making it a good year round destination. However, temperatures increase as you travel due south. Cairo can be chilly between December and February, and very hot between June and September. But the heat in Egypt is made bearable by the northerly breeze that leads to a drop in temperature at night. Peak temperatures in Upper Egypt occur between May and October, and are accompanied by extremely low humidity. The best time to visit Cairo is in the cooler months between November and March
Cairo has long-standing populations of major religious groups and past colonial powers, so it’s possible to find celebrations for most every major vacation. Islam, however, is the prevailing force here, and the month of Ramadan is one of the most pronounced Islamic vacations. It happens in July or August, and during this time, some shops and restaurants may stay closed during the daytime fast.