You will be transported to Egypt of 1869 as you step into the lobby of this 5-star luxury hotel in downtown Cairo. Originally a visitor’s palace, Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino’s guests have received the royal treatment for decades. Modern guest-rooms offer luxury bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service; many have balconies with views of the gardens, city or the Nile. Luxury suites feature generous layouts, kitchenettes and fireplaces.
Executive Level guests have access to the exclusive Lounge and perks like free breakfast, afternoon tea and dessert. On-site facilities include a 24-hour gym, outdoor lap pool, pampering spa and elegant casino. Several of hotel’s 14 dining options are amidst of lush gardens. Wedding and conference planners appreciate our hotel’s versatile and unique event venues and proximity to some of the world’s most famous sites including the Pyramids and Sphinx, Cairo Tower and Egyptian Museum. Choose Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino when traveling to Egypt.
Khedive Ismail built the historic Palace Al Gezirah in Cairo, Egypt in 1869 to serve as a guest palace during the Suez Canal inauguration celebrations. in the years since, it has housed European monarchs, including Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III. It was to be the venue of the first performance of Verdi’s Opera Aida.
German architect Carl von Diebitsch served as the palace’s interior designer. He designed the décor and prefabricated the furniture, draperies and other internal fittings.