Sphinx Guest House

1 Abou Al Hool Al SeiahiGiza12561Egypt
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About Sphinx Guest House

Overlooking the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids, Sphinx Guest House offers a stellar vantage point for enjoying the Sound and Light Show from the rooms and rooftop terrace. Guests are welcomed with a complimentary drink on arrival.

All rooms feature air conditioning and free access to high-speed Wi-Fi. Guests will find Egyptian-inspired decor and ornate wood furnishings, including a wardrobe and vanity, in all units. A mini fridge is provided as well.

Visitors can purchase souvenirs from the on-site gift shop and have the friendly staff take care of all of their travel needs. Tours, transport and memorable experiences can all be arranged at reception

Guests can wake up to a complimentary generous breakfast each morning. Authentic Egyptian dinners are also available upon request.

Sphinx Guest House is a three-minute stroll from the Sphinx, while the Pyramids and Khufu Ship are a 12-minute walk away. Now a museum, the Khufu Ship was buried beneath a pyramid to aid transport to the afterlife.

Contact

1 Abou Al Hool Al Seiahi, Giza, 12561, Egypt
Telephone: +20(122)346 7303 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Parking lot
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Supermarket
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 07:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Rooftop lounge space

Guests love spending time on the rooftop, whether its to enjoy the view or relax with a drink. The terrace offers an stunning lookout over the Pyramids and the Sphinx. According to visitors, its an excellent vantage point for the Sound and Light Show, much better than what one can get from the paid viewing area.

Fantastic food

Most guests enjoy the homemade food at this hotel. In addition to a nice breakfast, the owners can prepare an authentic Egyptian meal upon request and will cater to food requirements. Guests are also impressed with the generous portions and reasonable prices.

Convenient location

Aside from the advantage of being within walking distance of the Pyramids, guests say the hotel is well-situated for exploring both Giza and Cairo. In addition, guests like that there are many dining options around the hotel.

Negative Reviews

Pushy service

Travellers dislike the pushiness of the staff. According to reviews, the hotel staff are very forceful with their customers when trying to sell souvenirs or tour packages, which guests think are highly overpriced. Those who arrange tours from the front desk say the guides are also highly adamant on receiving tips for every little action.

Limited hot water

Guests recommend taking quick showers while staying here, as the water runs out very quickly. Hot water tends to be available for only minutes at a time, and the water heater takes a while to reheat.

Wear and tear

Guest impressions suggest that the property is overdue for an update, on the inside and exterior. Rooms show visible wear and tear and need a furniture and fixture update.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 303 reviews across the web
7.5 /10
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7.5 out of 10 based on 303 reviews