Located in Cairo’s old town, Le Riad is a small hotel with a long history. Situated in a medieval area that’s barely changed over the centuries, Le Riad takes the inspiration from its surroundings and evokes a strong sense of the distant past in its décor. All seventeen suites reflect the architecture and environment of the surrounding Old Town. Decorated with rich colors, ornamentation, and textiles, Le Riad is a gem shining light on Cairo’s storied history.
1 Al Mosheer Ahmed Ismail St, Cairo, Egypt, +20 222 691 796
The American-owned Pyramids View Inn certainly makes good on its name: this hotel offers one of the vantage points of the three pyramids in the city, as well as the world famous Sphinx statue. Those looking within the hotel will find a satisfying view, too: with its elegant interior and natural wooden details, this bed and breakfast successfully combines modern amenities with traditional Egyptian style. Its wealth of charming ornaments, carefully designed details, and colorful carpets create a vivid yet laid back atmosphere that perfectly captures the spirit of the city.