Swimming pool at Hiltion hotel in Zamalek -
photo courtsey of the hotel website
CAIRO – 12 May 2017: Do you need to relax but don’t have time to get out of town for a couple of days? Do you dream of lounging on a beach sun bed in front of the pool with the sun tanning your skin? Egypt Today brings you day use prices in 12 of the best hotels in Cairo for you to spend the perfect day use away from your daily routine and the summer’s heat.
1) Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences
The 4-star hotel is located on the picturesque island of Zamalek with views of the city and the Nile. The private pool area of the hotel is not large, but it does have a distinctive view of the Nile. You can enjoy the swimming pool, without the need to book a room from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Prices of the day use are 250 EGP per person on weekends and 200 EGP per person on weekdays.
2) The Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel
The 5-star luxury hotel is located in Downtown Cairo, between the Nile, Tahrir square and adjacent to the Egyptian Museum. It has a stunning view of the Nile but cannot be seen from the swimming pool area because it’s located in the ground floor. The day use starts from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can rent a cabin with a price that reaches 1,750 EGP for a family of four, including nuts, fruits and soft drinks.
3) Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah Hotel
The 5-star hotel is located on the edge of Zamalek Island next to the Cairo Sporting Club with a unique view of the Nile. The day at the Sofitel swimming pool starts from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The day use priced at 1,700 EGP includes using the pool, the gym, the sauna and Jacuzzi.
4) Kempinski Nile Hotel
The 5-star hotel is overlooking the Nile which makes for a stunning view of the Nile, especially from the swimming pool which is located on the rooftop. The day use starts from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. but you have to book a room which costs 1,200 EGP per person, and if you want to use the spa and the pool, you can pay 380 EGP including a locker to put your clothes in and the day starts from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5) Fairmont Nile City Hotel
The 5-star hotel’s swimming pool is located on the roof and has a spectacular view of Cairo. You can spend the day and use the sauna and steam room for a cost of 500 LE from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
6) JW Marriott Hotel
The JW Marriott Hotel Cairo is the newest 5-star hotel recently built in Cairo, where guests can enjoy the comfort and tranquility of the hotel which is located in fifth settlement, a 10-minute drive from Cairo Airport.
The day use starts from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the room overlooking the pool costs 1,200 EGP for 2 adults and 2 children, this also includes access to gym, Jacuzzi, sauna and the swimming pool.
7) Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski
The 5-star hotel offers a luxury stay in the heart of Cairo. It has an outdoor pool open all year round and a courtyard inspired by the luxurious palace style. The luxurious hotel is a 15-minute drive from Cairo International Airport. The day use starts from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and costs up to 1,250 EGP for a room for 2 adults and 2 children, but the problem you will face is wearing a bathrobe and taking the elevator to the ground floor to go to the swimming pool.
8) Ramses Hilton Hotel
The 5-star hotel overlooks the Nile and Cairo, and it’s a short walk from the Egyptian Museum in Downtown Cairo.
Guests of the Ramses Hilton Hotel can enjoy a swim in the heated swimming pool, exercise in the gym or relax with a drink in the bar within the building. The day use starts from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can book a room for 2 for 600 EGP.
9) Intercontinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel
The 5-star hotel overlooks the Nile and is situated in the quiet Garden City district. The day use starts from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the swimming pools with spectacular views in a cabin that costs 1,000 LE.
10) Intercontinental City Stars Hotel
The 5-star hotel is located in Nasr City. It features attractive décor and interior design as well as ample outdoor and covered swimming pools.
The day at the swimming pool starts at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the room costs 2,200 EGP for 2 people, including breakfast. This also includes access to the gym, Jacuzzi and sauna.
11) Holiday Inn Cairo – City Stars
This modern family-friendly 5 star hotel is located in the center of the City Stars Business and Leisure Complex, and is just a 10-minute drive from Cairo International Airport.
After a day of shopping at City Stars Mall, guests can relax in the heated outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center is available. The day starts from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and costs 1,400 EGP for 2 people including access to the pool.
12) Four Season Nile Plaza Hotel
Guests of the 5-star hotel can enjoy a panoramic view of the Nile river, however, prices of this hotel might not be suitable for low or middle income families, because you can’t book a day use as the hotel requires booking a room for one night, and you can enjoy the pool which is situated in the fifth which costs 2,850 EGP per person, including breakfast. And if you are thinking of completing the day with more privacy, then you have to rent a cabin for 128 dollars.