Planning to drop in to Cairo and want to make your hotel stay a memorable one? Well, we recommend choosing a stay that gives you breath-taking views of the mighty pyramids. These best hotels in Cairo are popular among travelers and constantly booked because, from their rooftop restaurants and bedrooms, you’ll get an unobstructed view of the famous pharaoh-built structures.
So if you are scratching your head wondering where on earth should you stay to make your holiday in Cairo a fun one, check out these best hotels near Pyramids of Giza that are just a 5-minute walk away. Plus, these iconic monuments will be the first thing you see when you open your eyes in the morning. Imagine that!
We’ve included both budget and luxury hotels so travelers of all kinds can take their pick according to their wallet, time and their type of hotels.
Please note that the prices per person per night listed below can change according to off and peak season. While all these hotels include breakfast on their room bookings, it’s always good to double check when making your bookings. So read on and take your pick in one of these best hotels near Giza pyramids. And the best part about these bookings is that you can cancel them before 48 hours without any charges!
Budget hotels in Cairo
For those on the run in Egypt and will be doing more sight-seeing than spending time at the place of your stay, these 4-star hotels in Cairo, are your best choice. They are also great for budget travelers that are planning to cut back on overspending on room bookings and would rather use that money to buy them some memorable souvenirs.
Turquoise Pyramids Hotel
Stars: 4 stars
Price starting from: USD$30 per person per night
Distance from pyramids: 600 meters
Amenities: Free Wifi, parking, 24 hour desk, complimentary breakfast buffet, free housekeeping and toiletries
Unique aspect: closest hotel to the pyramids of Giza, underrated hotel with good reviews from budget travelers, rooftop restaurant has a delicious dinner menu famous for their BBQ and grills
A cozy hotel tucked just 600 meters away from the Giza plateau, Turquoise Pyramids Hotel is a 4-star budget hotel in Cairo and is the closest hotel to the pyramids of Giza which means you get unparalleled views of the majestic pyramids from your bedroom and the hotel’s rooftop restaurant. This hotel is an underrated spot that is popular among budget travelers with easy access to the pyramids, the museums and serving an Egyptian breakfast buffet included with their room bookings.
The hotel is just a five minute car-ride from the pyramids so if you plan (and have time) to visit the magnificent structures on the day you land, then this a great choice for your stay. Their restaurant also serves delicious BBQ grills for dinner, which is recommended if you plan to stay there.
If your travel itinerary includes lots of sight-seeing activities and you would only need the hotel room to sleep the night or minimal spending time at the hotel, then this hotel is the perfect pick for you. It has all the amenities for a comfortable stay and sleep, large rooms to accommodate your suite cases, a seating area in the rooms and you won’t be overspending for your stay.
Pyramids View Inn
Stars: 4 stars
Price starting from: USD$35 per person per night
Distance from pyramids: 900 meters
Amenities: Free Wifi, parking, 24 hour desk, breakfast included, free housekeeping and toiletries, airport transfers, ensuite bathrooms,
Unique aspect: One of the rare hotels with view of the Sphinx, traditional environment, TripAdvisor’s Choice 2022 badge
If you want a hotel with a bit of a traditional touch and local vibes, then Pyramids View Inn is a great choice for travelers looking for budget hotels in Cairo without sacrificing comfort. This hotel is also pretty close to the pyramids which means you’ll get great views of the three structures and the Sphinx from the rooftop or by choosing a room with a balcony facing the Giza plateau. According to booking.com, this hotel is popular with solo travelers with an average rating of 9.5 for a one-person stay.
Gardenia Pyramids View Inn
Stars: 3-4 stars
Price starting from: USD$45 per person per night
Distance from pyramids: 1.2km
Amenities: Free Wifi, free parking, airport shuttle, room service, bar, restaurants, tour guides in Cairo, breakfast included, free house keeping and toiletries
Unique aspect: Has large deluxe rooms and suites with seating areas, international cuisines, wake up calls, cozy terrace with potted plants
Gardenia Pyramids View Inn takes pride in their really large deluxe and suites that has enough space for you to run around and drop your huge suitcases anywhere. And like the other hotels mentioned in the article, they also offer beautiful views of the pyramids in some of the rooms. They also have a cozy rooftop restaurant with a bit of garden decor where you can munch your breakfast, lunch or dinner while gazing into the pyramids and the expanse of its desert.
Unlike the other budget hotels, Gardenia View Inn serves breakfast buffet in a continental or Asian style. They also serve international cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant with dishes from Italian, African, American and Argentinian cuisine. Customers can also request vegetarian and halal options. Breakfast buffets are included with your room’s booking.
Comfort Sphinx Inn
Stars: 3 stars
Price starting from: USD$40 per person per night
Distance from pyramids: 4.3km
Amenities: Free Wifi, free parking, airport transfers, 24-hour front desk, restaurants, international buffet breakfast included, free house keeping and toiletries, concierge service
Unique aspect: Free bikes, beautifully decorated rooms, gluten-free food menus upon request, tours arranged to Memphis and Sakkara
If you want to stay at a hotel with beautifully decorated rooms that reminds you that you are indeed in the land of the pharaohs, Comfort Sphinx Inn is a great choice for budget travelers. Their rooms are decorated with artwork that resembles the famous hieroglyphics and statues. They also have an insta-worthy rooftop that has the gorgeous pyramid views with traditional seating areas and decorated stands. Some of the rooms also include balconies and hotel guests can request meals that are gluten-free. If you are planning to visit Memphis or Sakkara, this hotel arranges a tour to the ancient cities.
Luxury hotels in Cairo
If you are the type to like a bit of luxury, resort experiences and would love to spend some time basking in the amenities that 5 star hotels in Cairo can give then the list below will help you choose your pick. These luxury hotels in Cairo near pyramids are known not just for their sight but for their hospitality and boast-worthy facilities.
Mariott Mena House Cairo
Stars: 5 stars
Price starting from: USD$380 per person per night
Distance from pyramids: 750 meters
Amenities: Free Wifi, free parking, airport transfers, 24-hour front desk, restaurants, international buffet breakfast included, free house keeping and toiletries, concierge service, spa, fitness center, swimming pool
Unique aspect: Insta-worthy spots for pyramid views and pictures, features 40 acres of green gardens
The most popular 5-star hotels in Egypt that serves their guest world-class service, Mariott Mena House is known to be the most luxurious hotel in Cairo that boasts a 40 acre garden, spa, swimming pool and fitness center. Guests can feel like royalty during their stay at this resort while gazing at the beautiful views of the pyramids from their selected rooms or their garden.
The resort is also made for Instagram with greens surrounding you as the pyramids compliment the backdrop of your images. Guests can also spoil themselves with spa treatments, taking a dip in the swimming pool during the hotter climates or take refreshing garden walks during the cooler months.
The bedrooms at Mariott Mena House is decorated with handcrafted furniture and wonderful fabrics with comfy beds to get a good night sleep. Each room and suite also have complimentary bathrobes and slippers. If you book rooms with a complimentary breakfast, you can munch on your morning meal in the restaurant that faces the garden.
Khan Duidar Inn
Stars: 4 stars
Price starting from: USD$88 per person per night
Distance from pyramids: 1.2km
Amenities: Free Wifi, airport shuttles, family rooms, 24-hour front desk, private parking, free house keeping and toiletries, room service, restaurant, breakfast included
Unique aspect: Beautiful rooms fit for a movie, rooms come with balconies with pyramid views, popular with couples
One of the most affordable luxury hotels in Cairo near pyramids, Khan Duidar Inn is instantly booked by customers thanks to their beautiful rooms that’s fit to be in a movie scene all with a price that’s on the budget with most travelers. Their double and deluxe luxurious and beautifully decorated rooms come with equally pretty balconies/terrace completely set with a table and chairs for those who want to have their meals while gazing at the pyramids. If you don’t get a room with a terrace, you can head out to their rooftop views for the same magnificent scene of the pyramids.
Despite their luxury status, they have low prices which is affordable for a lot of travelers causing the hotel rooms to be instantly sold out. So if you plan to stay at Khan Duidar Inn, make your booking now with Booking.com and secure your place. Don’t worry you can even cancel them before 48 hours to get a full refund incase you don’t make it. According to Booking.com, this hotel is popular with couples with an average rating of 8.9 for a two-person trip.
Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo
Stars: 5 stars
Price starting from: USD$126 per person per night
Distance from pyramids: 2.3km
Amenities: Free Wifi, 24-hour front desk, restaurants, free house keeping and toiletries, fitness center, swimming pool, conference room, international buffet breakfast included (lunch and dinner can be included with extra charge)
Unique aspect: Belongs to the Steigenberger hotel group, good for those on business travel
Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo offer rooms with neutral tones that match the color of the surrounding desert putting their guests into a relaxed mood. Guests can also take a stroll in their garden or go diving at the pool. The hotel also has a conference room for those who are traveling to Cairo for business purposes but would still like to spare time to visit the pyramids or at least get some unforgettable views of the structure from their room’s balcony.