Location. The Concorde El Salam Hotel is located in Cairo, Egypt, 15 kilometres from the Egyptian Museum and 30 kilometres from the Sphinx and the Pyramids.
Hotel Features. Built in the style of a Georgian manor, with white stucco exterior and classical columns, this hotel is situated in the upmarket suburb of Heliopolis. A palm-lined driveway leads to the marble lobby, hung with chandeliers. The Concorde El Salam has an outdoor swimming pool, and a separate children's pool. The Zing Health Club and Spa offers a fitness room, sauna, hot tub, Turkish bath, and massage treatments. Internet access and complimentary newspapers are available, and room service is offered 24 hours a day.
The Concorde El Salam Hotel offers eight restaurants serving local, international, Asian, Italian, and Lebanese dishes. The hotel's main restaurant, The Silk Road, is open around the clock. Abou Aouf Cafe serves traditional Egyptian and Lebanese dishes and a belly dancer and band perform regularly. La Veranda and the Petit are open during the summer months only.
Nine meeting rooms are available at the hotel, the largest holding up to 450 persons.
There is a casino, and three theatres showing international films. Horse riding and lessons are available at El Salam Equestrian Club. Guests can play squash in the glass-walled court or tennis on the floodlit court.
Guestrooms. All 320 air-conditioned guestrooms at the Concorde El Salam Hotel are decorated in light colours with wooden furnishings, and extend to balconies with views of the pool or garden. Amenities include satellite television, direct-dial phones, Internet access, minibars, and safes. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. There is an evening turndown service.
Expert Tip. The Egyptian Museum, 15 kilometres away, contains over 120,000 objects from pre- history to the Greco-Roman period.
Accommodations 320 fully air-conditioned spacious rooms including 14 cabanas around the swimming pool. The executive floor includes Business Advantage
Architecturally, the building is one of the grandest that exists in Cairo and was built during the colonial period. It is a large low-rise property built in the style of a huge manor house.
The large lobby, recently refurbished, is decorated with fine marble flooring and beige walls and is a reflection of a traditional country mansion.
Luxury Hotel Accommodation
Rooms Daily buffet breakfast
Superior Double-One queen or two twin beds. Bright, modern decor with rich fabrics and wood furnishings. Balcony with pool or garden view. Air conditioning, satellite television, direct-dial phone, Internet access, minibar, and safe. Bathroom with hair dryer and complimentary toiletries.
Executive Double-One queen bed or two queen beds. Bright, modern decor with rich fabrics and wood furnishings. Balcony with pool or garden view. Air conditioning, satellite television, direct-dial phone, Internet access, minibar, and safe. Bathroom with hair dryer and complimentary toiletries.
This rate also includes:
All-day soft drinks and hot beverages
Happy hour on alcholic drinks
Afternoon tea, with French pastries, cookies, canapes etc.
Pressing service for two pieces per stay
Discounted Internet use
Cribs (infant beds) available, Turndown service, Direct-dial phone, Desk, Voice mail, Private bathroom, Hair dryer, In-room safe, Wake-up calls, Minibar, Housekeeping, Cable/satellite TV, Smoking rooms, Air conditioning, Extra towels/bedding, Complimentary toiletries, Balcony, Window opens, Internet access - high speed, Iron/ironing board (on request, Internet access - wireless, Blackout drapes/curtains, Child care (in room, surcharge, Makeup mirror, Bathroom scale, Shower/tub combination
The hotel offers four exquisite restaurants offering a wide selection of cuisine.
From Cairo International Airport (CAI):
Distance to Concorde El Salam Hotel is 7 kilometres, approximately 10 minutes' drive.
Getting there. The hotel offers complimentary transfers to and from the airport. Taxis for central Cairo can be found in front of the Arrivals hall. The fare should be negotiated prior to departure, and should cost approximately 70-80 EGP. Buses also run between the airport and central Cairo, and airport bus services run from Terminal 1 (Old Airport). The number 400 bus leaves approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day, and hourly at night. Price is subject to change.
Getting around. The cheap and reliable metro system is the best way to explore Cairo. Minibuses and buses are a common form of transport, but taxis are a good alternative. A river bus travels down the Nile from Cairo, leaving regularly from near the University. Every second boat that departs continues on to Rhoda, Manial, Masr al Qadima (old Cairo), and Giza. Driving is not advised for visitors, due to the extreme congestion in the city.