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Vogue Reviews: Semiramis InterContinental Cairo

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Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Egypt

 The Lowdown

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The Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, originally built in 1907 as the iconic Semiramis Hotel, holds a storied place in Cairo’s history as the first luxurious hotel to offer breathtaking views of the Nile. Initially, it operated only for three months during winter, providing a place for guests seeking to escape the colder climate. Today, this historic hotel continues to impress with its prime location on the banks of the Nile, offering stunning river and city views. Located in the heart of Cairo, it is within walking distance of Tahrir Square and the Egyptian Museum, making it an ideal base for exploring the city’s rich history and vibrant culture.

 Stylish Eats

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The dining options at the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo are exceptional, offering around ten restaurants that cater to every palate. The Grill Restaurant and Lounge provides a luxurious dining experience where guests can enjoy traditional French cuisine all while enjoying views of the majestic Nile. For lovers of Italian cuisine, run to Pane Vino Restaurant for authentic flavors made with hand-selected ingredients. Enjoy a luxurious evening sharing freshly made pasta and pizza while also overlooking the Nile.

Suite Talk

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The hotel features 721 rooms, including 95 luxurious suites, each equipped with balconies that offer beautiful views of the historic city of Cairo. Immersed in luxury, visitors can enjoy modern amenities including high-speed internet, flat-screen TVs, and soft bedding promising a peaceful night’s rest.

 Ultimate Rejuvenation

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The hotel offers a range of amenities including a rooftop pool that is perfect for relaxation. Guests can enjoy a revitalizing swim in the 26-square-meter rooftop pool, complemented by a poolside menu of light snacks and beverages to keep you energized throughout the day. The hotel also includes a 24-hour Fitness Center that provides extensive workout options. The Semiramis Spa offers personalized consultations, signature massages, luxury treatments, and wellness packages. Whether you’re here to unwind or stay active, the hotel’s amenities ensure a truly enjoyable and rejuvenating stay.

 Vogue Verdict

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The Semiramis InterContinental Cairo provides the ideal balance of comfort, luxury, and excellent service. With its prime location, breathtaking views, and a wide range of amenities, this hotel caters to both relaxation and adventure. Whether you’re taking a dip in the rooftop pool, getting pampered at the spa, or touring Cairo’s historic district, every aspect of your stay is designed to provide an unforgettable experience.

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