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Pension Roma

  • 169 Shar'a Muhammad Farid Map It
  • Downtown
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  • There's a real home-away-from-home feeling here
  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Elevator is old and a little shaky
  • It's a long climb up the stairs
  • Not all rooms have a private bathroom

Published 02/23/2016

Fodor's Review

This small pension in a beautiful neoclassical building is adored by students, backpackers, and travelers who know a good deal when they see one. The high-ceiling rooms are large—a few even have balconies—and beautifully appointed with 1930s-style furniture. These have ceiling fans; the seven rooms in the new extention have air-conditioning. Some rooms already have ensuite bathrooms, and as of this writing, in-ensuite showers are being installed in every room. There are well-kept communal showers and toilets in the hallway. The staff are more friendly and helpful than at many five-star hotels. The sunlit breakfast room is a great place to pick up tips from fellow guests on travel far afield.

Hotel Information


169 Shar'a Muhammad Farid, Cairo, Cairo, 11111, Egypt

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Hotel Details:

  • No credit cards
  • 39 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 02/23/2016

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