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The Listings
August 2005 1034

General Information
International Tel Code: +20
Area Codes: Al Alamein 46, Alexandria 3, Aswan 97, Asyut 88, Benha 13, Cairo 2, Damanhour 45, El Mahallah 43, El Mansoura 50, Luxor 95, Oena 96, Port Said 66, Red Sea 65, Shebin El Kom 48, Sohag 93, Suez 62, Sharm El Sheikh 69, Tanta 40, Taba 69

Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP)
Exchange rate: 1US $ = 6.124 EGP

Visas: Required by all foreigners except GCC and some other nationals

Ministry of Tourism
Tel: 6828457, Fax: 6859551
 
Airports

Alexandria International Airport
Tel: 4271036, Fax: 4272020
Aswan International Airport
Tel: 3480333, 3482440, Fax: 3481272
Cairo International Airport
Tel: 2655000, 2653333
Hurghada International Airport
Tel: 3442592, Fax: 3443976
Luxor International Airport
Tel: 2374655, Fax: 2376761
Marsa Alam International Airport
Tel: 3700005, 3700023, Fax: 3700003
Marsa Matrouh International Airport
Tel: 4933751, Fax: 4933751
Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
Tel: 3601141, Fax: 3601148

Car Hire

ALEXANDRIA

Digital Car 
Tel: 5767216, Fax: 5761153
Express Travel 
Tel: 5560866, Fax: 5560866       
Infinity 
Tel: 5822082, Fax: 5859677
New Teba 
Tel: 5440694, Fax: 5440694       
 
CAIRO

Auto Elite
Tel: 3024288, Fax: 3461533
Avis
Tel: 2652429, Fax: 3562464
Budget
Tel: 3400070, Fax: 3413790
Europcar
Tel: 3451022, Fax: 3036123
Hertz
Tel: 3034241, Fax: 3446627

Hotels

ALEXANDRIA

Helnan Palestine Hotel
Tel: 5474033/5473500, Fax: 5473378
No. of rooms: 215
No. of Suites: 16
Dining outlets
The Terraces, Sea Horse all-day restaurant, Pista Pasta, Neptune bar, the Zodiac lobby lounge, the Dolphin discotheque, the Royal Gardens, Sea Breeze (open air)
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Five different-sized rooms for conferences and functions, special wedding packages at the Dahabia Ballroom
Recreational facilities
Swimming, water sports, fishing, outdoor tennis court (nearby), table tennis, jogging tracks, beach cabanas, private beach

Renaissance Alexandria Hotel
Tel: 5490935, Fax: 5497690
No. of rooms: 115
No. of suites: 41
Dining outlets
Brasserie La Corniche, Divino Cucina
(Italian restaurant), Jazz club, the Library lounge, Vienna café, beach club
Banqueting /Conference facilities
5 meeting rooms, the largest of which is the Qait Bay ballroom (seats 500), a maximum of 2 breakout rooms, exhibition space available on site
Recreational facilities
Beach club, outdoor pool, jogging/fitness trail, sauna, squash and tennis, sports club with golf facilities

CAIRO / GIZA

Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar
Khayyam Casino
Tel: 7358888, Fax: 7356667
No. of rooms: 1,010
No. of suites: 108
Dining outlets
Egyptian Nights (Middle East cuisine), Garden Promenade café, Harry’s Pub, JW’s Steakhouse, Omar’s Café, Piano bar, Ristorante Tuscany, Roy’s Country Kitchen, Saraya Café, The Marriott Bakery, Torii (Japanese restaurant), Waves
Banqueting/Conference facilities
14 meeting rooms, the largest of which is the Aida Ballroom (seats 1,000), high-speed internet access for business meetings, silver service for social events
Recreational facilities
Outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, on-site sports court, nearby golf clubs, Splash spa, on-site Funtazia Land for kids

Four Seasons at the First Residence
Tel: 5731212, Fax: 5681616
No. of rooms: 269
Dining outlets
Seasons (contemporary Mediterranean cuisine), Lai Thai, Pool bar and grill, Tea lounge, Library bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The meeting rooms – which accommodate from 20 to 270 guests – consist of the Acacia, Sycamore and Tamarind, and are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, and tastefully appointed with silk panel walls, crystal chandeliers and elegant ceiling details
Recreational facilities
Spa and wellness centre, pool and sports facilities like golf, tennis and sailing

Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza
Tel: 7917000, Fax: 7916900
No. of rooms: 365
No. of Suites: 77
Dining outlets
Zitouni (Mediterranean cuisine), Bella
(Italian), Spice (contemporary), Aqua (European and Middle East cuisine), Pool Grill, bar, and lobby lounge
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The Plaza ballroom can be used as one large, elegant room or divided into 3 separate rooms. The business centre has 5 private boardrooms with the latest state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment 
Recreational facilities
The Daniela Steiner beauty and wellness spa, Four Seasons health club, sailing and other water sports

Helnan Shepherd Hotel
Tel: 3548202, Fax: 3557284
No. of rooms: 259
No. of Suites: 31
Dining outlets
Asia House (Far East cuisine), Caravan, Omar El Khayam, Castle disco, Napoleon bar, Danish café
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The Nefertiti ballroom can accommodate up to 900 people and the Omar El Khayam meeting room is fully equipped with audio-visual equipment
Recreational facilities
Lobby shopping arcade, diving facilities

Grand Hyatt Cairo
Tel: 3651234, Fax: 3621927
No. of rooms: 633
No. of Suites: 81
Dining outlets
The Revolving Restaurant, Okashi (Japanese), Fontana all-day dining, La Dorada (seafood), Chingari (Indian), La Famiglia (Italian), Marquise Yacht, Nubian Village (Oriental and Mediterranean), Delices gourmet shop, El Sakya indoor and outdoor terrace
offering cuisines of the world, Duke’s bar, Riviera pool bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Business centre offers secretarial services, translation, communications and advice on local commerce. Private multimedia workstations are equipped with the latest software, high-speed access to the Internet, printers and scanners
Recreational facilities
Club Olympus with state-of-the-art
environment, and Galleria shopping and leisure centre. Grand Hyatt Cairo’s private yacht Marquise offers relaxation and entertainment every day during lunch and dinner cruises. A tennis court, golf course, horse riding and a casino are only 15 minutes away from the hotel

Hilton Cairo Nile
Tel: 5780666/5780444, Fax: 5780475
No. of rooms: 431
Dining outlets
High Heels outdoor lounge-bar, Da Mario (Italian), Tropicana Garden restaurant, Abu Aly (Oriental terrace), Pyramids Bar and terrace, Rotisserie Belvedere, Taverne Du Champ De Mars Belgian pub, Café Ole, Latex nightspot and Jackie’s Joint nightclub
Recreational facilities
Well-equipped fitness room, tennis courts and pool. Sight-seeing tours arranged

JW Marriott Hotel
Tel: 4115588, Fax: 4112266
No. of rooms: 350
No. of suites: 78
Dining outlets
Ahlein (Middle East cuisine), Beach Shipwreck restaurant, Churchill’s cigar bar, Cucina Italian restaurant, Fairviews restaurant, JW’s Steakhouse, La Patisserie all-day coffee shop, Coffee House, Mirage café, Sushi bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Twelve meeting rooms, the largest of which is the Tutankhamum (seats 1,800), maximum of 10 breakout meeting rooms, catering facilities
Recreational facilities
Mirage City club with an 18-hole golf course, The Beach Water Park with 4 pools, biking trail, jogging/fitness trail, sauna, squash, tennis, volleyball, the Club House health club
 
Le Meridien Heliopolis Cairo
Tel: 3621717
Fax: 3621927
No. of rooms: 285 (including Royal Club rooms)
Dining outlets
Marco Polo (French), St Germain (international), Palmeraie Grill Oriental grill, Bua Khao (Thai), 51 Bar, Jasmin Bar, Barracuda discotheque
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Seven meeting rooms (maximum capacity for 450)
Recreational facilities
Gym, swimming pool, hairdresser and beauty salon, health spa, Jacuzzi, golf, tennis and squash

Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel
Tel: 3830772, Fax: 3830383
No. of rooms: 523
Dining outlets
Al Shams 24-hour restaurant, The
Med (Mediterranean cuisine), Laredo (Tex-Mex), Nubian Village (Lebanese), Harris Café, Shisha Café
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Al Sultan ballroom (accommodates 1,000 standing), 2 meeting rooms with state-of-the-art facilities, multilingual secretarial assistance
Recreational facilities
Swimming pool with waterfalls, 4 hydro-jet units providing underwater massage, a special pool for children and 2 floodlit tennis courts, shopping arcade

Mövenpick Cairo - Pyramids
Tel: 3852555, Fax: 3835006
No. of rooms: 240
Dining outlets
Orangerie international restaurant, Mövenpic Res-taurant, Joy club, lobby bar, Le Gourmet, Il Giardino (Mediterranean), Thai restaurant
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Three meeting rooms, multi-purpose function room (accommodates 300 standing), pre-function foyer (divisible into 2 soundproof rooms, with all the technology and equipment required)
Recreational facilities
Heated pool, 4 flood-lit tennis courts, fitness centre, sauna and massage, jogging track and children’s playground

Sheraton Heliopolis Hotel, Towers & Casino
Tel: 677730, Fax: 677600
Dining outlets
My Kind of Place (international cuisine), Blue Lagoon, Leonardo (Italian), Rainbow Bar, the Gourmet Shop, Al Dabke (Lebanese), Vienna café, Oriental Café, Chinois (Chinese), Darts pub, Steps music café, the Egyptian Night barbeque
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Seven meeting rooms with well-equipped meeting and event facilities
Recreational facilities
Outdoor pools, flood-lit outdoor tennis court, squash courts, casino, tour/excursion service, massage treatments
Sheraton Royal Gardens
Tel: 7812211, Fax: 7811441
No. of rooms: 153
Dining outlets
Fire Place Mexican restaurant and bar, Layalina (Lebanese), Shoya (Japanese), Rendez-Vous, Trader Vic’s, Pyramids café, Senor Pico Mexican bar, pool bar
Recreational facilities
Swimming pool surrounded by exotic gardens, palm trees, and waterfalls, tour services, babysitting service

Sonesta Hotel Cairo
Tel: 628111, Fax: 635731
No. of rooms: 254
No. of suites: 6
Dining outlets
The Greenhouse, La Gondola (Italian cuisine), Baalbak (Lebanese), Liali Zaman, Speke’s Bar, Fauchon coffee house, Sindbad discotheque, Bohio poolside bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Eight fully-equipped meeting rooms, ballroom (accommodates 1,000 standing)
Recreational facilities
Bien Vivre fitness centre and beauty spa (offers massage treatments, hydrotherapy, and Vichy showers), Jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, gym, aerobics classes, outdoor swimming pool

LUXOR

Hilton Luxor Hotel
Tel: 374933, Fax: 376571
No. of rooms: 34
No. of suites: 24
Dining outlets
Marhaba (Arabic restaurant), Shadouf restaurant, Palms restaurant, Bella Vista (Italian), Mandarin (Chinese )
Banqueting/Conference facilities
El Nil ballroom (accommodates 600 standing), 2 meeting rooms, foyer, audio-visual equipment, express mail, secretarial service, video conferencing
Recreational facilities
Fitness room, paddle tennis table, pool, pool table, sight-seeing tours, fishing

Sheraton Luxor Resort
Tel: 374544, Fax: 374941
No. of rooms: 290
No. of Suites: 6
Dining outlets
Karnak a-la carte restaurant, La Mamma (Italian), Agra (Indian), Sukkareya lounge and discotheque, pool snack bar
Recreational facilities
Heated pool, flood-lit tennis courts, shopping arcade, sight-seeing tours available
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Well-equipped meeting room

SHARM EL SHEIKH

Conrad International Sharm El Sheikh
Tel: 670585, Fax: 670580
No. of rooms: 369
No. of suites: 11
Dining outlets
Il Pozzo Ristorante, Terrace Café, Pharaoh’s Garden, Sinai Fish & Co, Sheikh’s Place (Oriental mezzah and snacks), the Bellaire Lounge (American bar), Palms pool bar, billiards room, Cabana beach bar, Buccaneers discotheque
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Coral Room (accommodates 300 standing), Tiran Room (250 guests), spacious foyer or pre-function area, multi-purpose marquee for outdoor events, cocktail receptions, banquets, and beach parties for up to 800 people
Recreational facilities
Fitness centre, tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball, pool, snorkelling, sailing, camel riding, jet-skiing, windsurfing, dive safari trips, professional diving centre offering master courses, shopping arcade

Four Seasons Resort
Tel: 603555, Fax: 603550
No. of rooms: 136
No. of Suites: 91
Dining outlets
Arabesque al fresco dining, Il Frantoio
(Italian), Waha pool bar and restaurant, Reef Grill, the Citadel lounge, Observatory lounge
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The Nasrani ballroom – ideal for large
events – can also be divided into 2 or 3 smaller rooms with a prefunction area, providing state-of-the-art equipment for audio-visual presentations
Recreational facilities
The Daniela Steiner spa and wellness centre, a tennis centre operated by Peter Burwash international tennis academy, beach activities including scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming pool

Helnan Marina Sharm Hotel
Tel: 600170, Fax: 600712
No. of rooms: 94
No. of suites: 6
Dining outlets
Terrace bar, Le Terazza (Italian restaurant), pool and beach snack bar, lobby bar, Nuna Oriental café, Fresca fresh juice corner at the beach
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Conference room with the latest audio-visual equipment, ideal for executive board meetings, incentive functions and
conventions
Recreational facilities
Private beach with palm trees, 2 swimming pools, diving centre, water sports, glass bottom boat, beach volleyball

Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort
Tel: 603040, Fax: 602828
No. of rooms: 314
No. of Suites: 8
Dining outlets
Le Jardin al fresco dining, Pool bar, Casa Sharm (Italian restaurant), Tex-Mex restaurant, Caribi bar
Recreational facilities
Seven outdoor pools, recreation centre, diving centre and water sports, personal trainer offers fitness programmes

Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh
Tel: 601234, Fax: 603600
No. of rooms: 405
No. of Suites: 30
Dining outlets
Café Fresco’s (Italian cuisine), Sala (Thai), Beach House bar and grill, Cascades pool bar and restaurant, Azure lounge, Stars bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
A grand ballroom with 3 decorative
function rooms that can accommodate up to 550 guests in a banquet setting, 800 guests in a cocktail setting and
700 theatre-style, available with a
pre-function area and terrace.
Recreational facilities
Souk at the Hyatt (boutiques, artisans’ workshops and six market-style restaurants), spa treatments (massotherapy, body treatments), fitness and recreation programme, water sports centre (provides diving lessons), Club Olympus, racquet centre, and the Oasis kids club

Mövenpick Sharm El Sheikh Hotel
Tel: 600100 Fax: 600111
No. of rooms: 356
Dining outlets
Orangerie breakfast and dinner buffet, Seagulls a-la-carte restaurant, La Fleur (French), pool terrace, beach BBQ, Zigolini (Italian)
Banqueting/ Conference facilities
Eight meeting rooms with audio-visual equipment, catering, video conferencing, 3 boardrooms, 1 connected directly to the Sinai Peninsula Ballroom.
Recreational facilities
A supervised free child club/Snoopy club/ for children from 3 to 12, freshwater pool, seawater pool, 4 floodlit tennis courts, bicycles for rent, pedalos, sea and dessert excursions, catamaran sailing, glass bottom boat trips, windsurfing, parasailing, snorkelling

Savoy Sharm El Sheikh Resort
Tel: 634273 Fax: 634249
No. of rooms: 408
No. of Suites: 13
Dining outlets
Tirana, Rosmarino Italian restaurant, La Piazza, Morgana seafood restaurant, Cave Bar, Le Balcony Bar, Safari Bar, White Knight beach bar, Rocky Bar, Caligula disco
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Three multi-purpose banquet rooms ideal for any corporate or informal occasion.
Fayrouz, the largest hall seats 350
Recreational facilities
Private beach, diving centre, wellness centre and spa, 3-level swimming pool with underwater music, leading to the secluded beach, games room, nearby golf course, Scooby Doo Club for kids, shopping arcade, shows by belly dancers, gypsies, tribal and ritual dances

Sharm El Sheikh Marriott Beach Resort
Tel: 600190, Fax: 600188
No. of rooms: 407
No. of Suites: 17
Dining outlets
Beach BBQ Restaurant, Harry’s Pub, Kona Kai Restaurant, La Pergola, Mountain Buffet, Parmizzano’s Italian restaurant, Piano Bar, Sharm Buffet
Banqueting/Conference facilities
The Mountain Hall, which seats 250, caters to social events and theme parties
Recreational facilities
Outdoor pool, biking trail, horse riding, scuba diving, snorkelling, table tennis, tennis, water-skiing

Sheraton Sharm Hotel & Resort
Tel: 602070/602560, Fax: 602099
No. of rooms: 835
Dining outlets
Swim Up pool bar, Kontiki beach bar, Lobby Bar, the White Cruiser buffet
terrace, Dar El Qamar (Oriental cuisine), La Vista restaurant, Half Moon restaurant,
Portofino Italian, Ali Baba (Oriental café), Hugo’s Chicken House
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Four fully-equipped meeting rooms. The Ballroom – which can hosts up to 800 guests – has floor-to-ceiling dividers that separate the room into 3 sections
Recreational facilities
Snorkelling, diving, parasailing, and windsurfing, 800 metres of private beach, 8 swimming pools, Sothys Spa includes an indoor aqua medic pool for self-hydro massage, indoor aqua gym therapy pool, 2 saunas, cosmetic shops, massage and marine treatment cabins, Turkish bath

Sonesta Beach Resort Sharm El Sheikh
Tel: 3600729 Fax: 3600733
No. of rooms: 520
Dining outlets
The Citadel (continental and Egyptian cuisine), Le Dome, Lobby bar, La Gondola (a-la carte restaurant), Le Café, Seabreeze beach restaurant and bar, Oasis pool restaurant and bar, Blue Wave pool restaurant and bar, Ali Baba Oriental café
Recreational facilities
Seven swimming pools (1 heated), 4 children’s pools, diving centre, 2 flood-lit tennis courts, sea and desert excursions, health club with sauna, steam bath, Jacuzzi, fitness room and massage treatments, Sinai Grand Casino

The Ritz-Carlton
Tel: 661919, Fax: 661920
No. of rooms: 321
No. of Suites: 35
Dining outlets
The Café, La Luna (Italian), Blue Ginger (Far Eastern and Japanese cuisine), Fayrouz (Middle East cuisine), the Waves (casual dining), Pyramid Bar, Lobby lounge
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Three function rooms, an outdoor
amphitheatre and acres of ‘al fresco’
banquet venues, outdoor banquet
facilities, dedicated conference service staff. Theme nights for gala dinners
Recreational facilities
Indoor heated whirlpool, sauna and steam room, 4 treatment rooms, hair and beauty salons, Arabian massage tent, a dive centre, beach volleyball court, tennis courts, a nearby 18-hole golf course, swimming pools, a lap pool and a dive pool, a water park, complete with a ‘lazy river’ for the little ones, on-site fitness centre, yoga, power walking, stretch and tone and aqua aerobics

RED SEA

Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort
Tel: 3446950, Fax: 3446970
No. of rooms: 270
No. of suites: 14
Dining outlets
Armadillo bar and grill, Island Bar and Restaurant, Marrnet café, Ristorante Tuscany, Shorook restaurant, Sunset lounge, Sunshine Bar, The Patio
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Three meeting rooms, Fayrouz, the largest room, seats 130)
Recreational facilities
Beach, jet and water skiing, nature preserve trail, sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, sports court, surfing, health club, nearby golf courses
Sheraton Soma Bay Resort
Tel: 3545845, Fax: 3545885
No. of rooms: 275
No. of suites: 35
Dining outlets
L’Abydos brasserie, L’Emporio (Italian restaurant), Copper Crescent Grill, Solar Bay bar, Sea Breeze and Beach Hut, Half Moon and Al Farafra Oases, Stars Studio
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Five meeting rooms, conference room (seats 800), business, courier services
Recreational facilities
Soma Spirit Centre, water sports, The Cascades championship golf course, Thalasso and Wellness Centre, health club, No Mummies kids club, snorkelling, diving and fishing excursions, shuttle trips to Hurghada and Safaga, trips on request to Luxor

The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh
Tel: 3440777 Fax: 3440788
No. of suites: 63 Deluxe, 21 Superior Deluxe, 6 royal suites
Dining outlets
The Restaurant, Pergola fine dining, bar
Banqueting/Conference facilities
Two meeting rooms (accommodate from 14 seated to 150 standing) with LCDs,
overhead and slide projectors , microphones, projection screens
Recreational facilities
The Oberoi Spa by Banyan Tree offers holistic therapies based on ancient Egyptian and Oriental techniques, fitness centre, swimming pool, tennis court, children’s activity centre

Travel Agents

ALEXANDRIA

Bestours
Tel: 4806110, Fax: 4806110
Express Travel 
Tel: 5560866, Fax: 5560866   
Misreem Tours S. A. E 
Tel: 5542198, Fax: 5542198
Pyramids Car Rental Co. 
Tel: 5834304, Fax: 5834304

CAIRO

Gezira Travel 
Tel: 7360585, Fax: 7361506
New Ozoris Travel Service 
Tel: 2721650, Fax: 2721650
S S Tours Egypt  
Tel: 3423120, Fax: 6853000
Travel House of Egypt 
Tel: 4525033, Fax: 4525606
Tropic Travel 
Tel: 3029153, Fax: 3029166
 

SHARM EL SHEIKH

Best Egypt
Tel: 3600857
Cairo Express Travel
Tel: 3600011
New City Travel 
Tel: 600801, Fax: 600807




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