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Waldorf Astoria Cairo Heliopolis

Waldorf Astoria Cairo Heliopolis

Cairo, Egypt

Waldorf Astoria Cairo Heliopolis hotel is an excellent property located just ten minutes from Cairo International Airport, making it an ideal choice for those spending one night in Cairo before continuing their trip or returning home. It’s also just a 30-minute drive from downtown, so a great place to base yourself outside the hecticness of main Cairo.

Its lobby, bars and restaurants are contained within a huge, stunning atrium complete with palm trees and a clock fountain, allowing plenty of natural light into the area and into many of the rooms. Spacious and bright rooms either overlook the expansive lobby or city and pool area behind.

There’s also a swimming pool with a poolside bar, a fitness center, and a well-equipped spa if you have time to relax before your onward arrangements. There are several dining options including Brasserie Ayda, a Mediterranean restaurant, as well as Bar Raa, a 1920s, jazz themed bar where you can enjoy a cocktail and live music in the evenings.


Stepping into the huge, stunning lobby of the Waldorf Astoria Cairo Heliopolis, you are transported to another world of tranquillity and freshness, away from the city’s hecticness. First class facilities and excellent service will ensure a wonderful stay.

OUR RATING: First Class

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The 252 rooms are spacious, bright, and modern with either one king-size or two queen-size beds, and bathrooms which have separate showers and bathtubs. Half of the rooms overlook the stunning lobby area and have views to Cairo beyond through the vast floor to ceiling glass which surrounds the hotel. The other rooms overlook the pool area and city behind. Rooms are equipped with all the modern amenities you'd expect from a five-star hotel, including an espresso machine, smart TV, minibar, and rain shower.


Waldorf Astoria Cairo Heliopolis hotel is located just ten minutes from Cairo International Airport, and a 30-minute drive from downtown, making it an ideal choice for those spending one night in Cairo before continuing their trip, or for those who would rather stay outside the hecticness of main Cairo. Although the hotel is located next to a busy road, the expansive lobby and soundproofing make you feel like you have stepped into an oasis, miles away from the busy city.

Food and drink

  • Brasserie Ayda offers an extensive breakfast buffet and opens for lunch and dinner daily. Here, you’ll find a Mediterranean-inspired menu and bright décor surrounded by greenery and nature.
  • Le Jardin pool bar serves alcoholic drinks, refreshments, and light meals at the poolside terrace.
  • Peacock Lounge, a Waldorf signature offering, serves afternoon tea and sweet and savory options in the expansive lobby area.
  • Bar Raa is a 1920s, jazz themed bar offering drinks and light snacks in a cosy, intimate atmosphere. Here you can enjoy delicious cocktails made with local and imported spirits, often accompanied by live music.

Facilities and activities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Accessible facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM machine
  • Digital key
  • Club rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Shoe shining service

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