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When to book a hotel in Egypt
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Top tips for finding the perfect Egypt hotel
For families planning on visiting Egypt, look for a hotel in the great resort city of Hurghada, on the coast of the Red Sea, complete with its own airport and miles of sandy coast.
While Cairo is home to a number of Egypt's greatest historical sites, you can also find many dotted around the country, such as Abu Simbel, on the coast of Lake Nasser.
If you want to have the widest range of accommodation options available and to bypass the crowds at some of Egypt's tourist sights, then try to avoid the months of December and January, which are the most popular with visitors, due to the mild temperatures.
Solo travellers and those travelling on a tight budget should head to the capital city, Cairo, where you will find a selection of some of the best hostels in Egypt, such as Cairo Stars Hostel.
While the holy period of Ramadan generally does not affect tourism in Egypt, you should still be aware if you are visiting during this time, as some services may not be available.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Egypt, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Egypt in October and March.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Egypt if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 86 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Egypt accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Egypt found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R306, while the most expensive was R888.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Egypt for 7 days.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Egypt
Of course, you will find many of Egypt's top resorts in the capital city of Cairo, including some recommended hotels that offer stunning views of the legendary pyramids. For a more tranquil getaway, you can look into Sharm el-Sheikh, which is known and loved for offering stretches of unspoiled sand and luxury accommodation. For an alternative option, you can consider the city of Luxor, which provides an intimate and authentic Egyptian experience to travellers.
The River Nile is the heart of Egypt, and you can find a number of cities along its shore. This includes major cities, like the capital (Cairo) and Giza, the country's second-largest city. For more secluded experiences, you can stay at the ancient city of Aswan, which offers a number of historical sights to explore. At all of these cities, you can find river cruises that offer unforgettable experiences of the Nile.
Egypt is a hot-spot for divers who want to experience the wonders of the Red Sea. If you are planning on doing just that, then the best place to base yourself is in the seaside resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, where you can explore the nearby Ras Mohammed National Park and the various diving spots it offers. Experienced divers may wish to stay at Marsa Alam, which is close to many deep dive sites.
Cairo is home to some of the best luxury hotels in the country, and you will be spoiled for choice if you are planning on staying in the capital. This includes The St. Regis Cairo, based in a stunning high-rise building that overlooks the Nile; Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo, which is known for its rooftop swimming pool, where you can soak up the Cairo sunset; and Le Riad Hotel de Charme, a boutique hotel that offers plenty of character for those visiting the Egyptian capital city.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Egypt.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Sharm el-Sheikh (58% of total searches to Egypt). The next most popular destinations are Cairo (32%) and Hurghada (7%). Searches for hotels in Giza (2%) are also popular.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular region to stay in Egypt is Janub Sina'. Al Qahirah and Al Bahr al Ahmar are also very popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Egypt for as cheap as R116 (Cairo) in the last 3 days. The average price is R2 574.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Egypt hotels for tonight for as low as R117 (Cairo). Users have also found 3-star hotels from R127 (Cairo) and 4-star+ hotels from R119 (Hurghada).
Where to stay in Egypt?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Egypt by showing you the exact location of each hotel.