Cairo Hotels


Pension Roma

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At a Glance


  • there's a real home-away-from-home feeling here


  • elevator is old and a little shaky
  • it's a long climb up the stairs
  • not all rooms have a private bathroom

Pension Roma Review

Hidden away above the Gattegno department store, this small, shoestring-budget pension is adored by students and backpackers. The high-ceiling rooms are large—a few even have balconies—and beautifully appointed with 1930s-style furniture. The toilets and showers are communal for the most part but well kept, and 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.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 169 Shar'a Muhammad Farid, Downtown, Cairo, 11111 | Map It
  • Phone: 02/391–1088
  • Location: Downtown and Bulaq

    Hotel Details

  • 32 rooms, 5 with bath
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • No credit cards.

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