Since opening in 1987, the Hotel Semiramis InterContinental
has taken the leading position as Cairo's premier Hotel.
It is situated on the banks of the Nile within walking
distance of the major shopping and commercial center
and only minutes from the Egyptian museum. The hotel
has concluded recently the first and second phase of
a major renovation program, which reinforced its reputation
as one of the Middle East's leading hotels.
The hotel's 730 deluxe air-conditioned rooms include
79 suites, all with balconies, offering spectacular
views of the city or the river Nile. All rooms have
bedside control for radio and television, and international
direct dial facilities, and news coverage from CNN
as well as other satellite programs. Club InterContinental
floors and Business Rooms for the business travelers'
clientele are also available, not to mention a Business
Center that provides full secretarial services including
word processing, facsimile and scanning. The Center
also includes a
comprehensive business reference library, typewriter
and PC rental, Mobile telephones, Internet E-mail
service and a courier service. The Business Center
provides additionally translators and interpreters,
Arabic and English and private offices and meeting
rooms for daily rental.
The hotel has eleven restaurants offering Middle
Eastern/Thai, fine French dining and international
cuisine, a nightclub and a casino for evening entertainment.
It's most recent additions to the dining choices consist
of a truly multi cultural variety. The Bird Cage serves
Thai specialties while Sabaya indulges us in the creative
dishes of Lebanon and for a taste of Italy, Pane Vino
offers unrivaled flavors. For the latest night scene,
the place to see and be seen is Rithmo.
The Cleopatra ballroom is the largest, and has the
most extensive conference and meeting facilities in
Egypt. It has been recently renovated and can accommodate
up to 2000 guests and is equipped with state-of-the
art audio-visual facilities including control booth
with simultaneous translation and a permanent full
size stage. In addition 3 smaller ballrooms Nefertiti,
Babylon and Teeba accommodate functions & meeting
of smaller sizes and 2 meeting rooms Isis & Osiris.
The hotel's recreational facilities include a free-form,
swimming pool, children's pool and a health club with
a fully equipped gymnasium, sun deck, sauna, Turkish
bath, aerobic classes, and massage room.
Underground parking for 250 cars and two floors of
shopping are available. The Semiramis InterContinental
has 24 hour room service, laundry and valet service.