This hotel is located in the heart of Cairo's shopping, business and theatre districts and is within walking distance of some of the city's most celebrated attractions. The Egyptian Museum, Opera Square, Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, Abdeen Palace and the river Nile are just a few steps away, and the Cairo Metro is easily reached for access to other destinations.Built at the turn of the century as the baths of the Egyptian royal family, the hotel served for many years as a colonial British Officers Club before being purchased by a Swiss hotelier as a part of the legendary Shepherd's Hotel and converted into the Hotel-Maison Suisse. The hotel is a venerable Cairo institution with a rich history and offers warm hospitality. It is a veritable oasis of tranquillity amidst the bustle of central Cairo. Today, the hotel's famous Barrel bar remains a popular Cairo rendezvous. The establishment has recently been featured in a number of Egyptian and Hollywood films. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a currency exchange facility, a café, a disco and a TV lounge. Guests may enjoy the convenience of 24-hour room service.The hotel guestrooms retain an ambiance of faded grandeur. All come equipped with a minibar, satellite TV, telephone and hairdryer.The bar, with its eclectic, old-world style, polished floorboards, large lounges, beer-barrel furniture and mounted animal horns, is the highlight of the hotel.


  • Total number of rooms : 55
  • NO Connecting rooms :

Service Facilities

  • Mobile phone coverage
  • 24-hour reception
  • Currency exchange facilities
  • NO Large pets allowed (over 5 kg)
  • NO Small pets allowed (under 5 kg)
  • NO Garage
  • NO Car park
  • NO Wheelchair-accessible
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Nightclub
  • TV lounge

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