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Cairo, Egypt Hotels

January 14, 2011 09:00 ET

Luxury Hotel in Cairo, Fit for Celebrities Like Richard Gere

Elegant Palace Atmosphere Provides Five-Star Luxuries for World-Class Travelers

CAIRO, EGYPT--(Marketwire - January 14, 2011) - Travelers can enjoy the royal suite experience of a fine luxury hotel in Cairo that boasts an elegant palace atmosphere and Nile River view, certainly fit for any king or royal celebrity seeking only the finest of accommodations and a wealth of amenities, when staying at the magnificent Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino.

Selecting the pristine accommodations of one of the premier five-star hotels in Cairo, Super Mega Hollywood Star Richard Gere took up residence at the Cairo Marriott Hotel during his recent travel to the city as guest of honor at the Cairo International Film Festival. Marking his second visit to Egypt with accommodation in the Cairo Marriott's Palatial Royal Suite, Gere was welcomed to the hotel and escorted to one of the hotel's two 650 square meter Royal Suites lavishly furnished and uniquely designed to provide guests with five-star luxuries and magnificent views of Cairo and the Nile River. The hotel's Palatial Royal Suites are located on the 19th and 20th floors of the Gezira Tower and welcome guests with a spacious sitting and reception area overlooking the city. Each suite also features a magnificent royal dining table for 14 persons, four bedrooms including his and her master bedrooms and two additional bedrooms for children or travel entourage. Two private Jacuzzis and a private sauna are also provided, all fitting of a truly palatial stay.

Also home to the Omar Khayyam Casino, the Marriott is a world-class destination among hotels in Cairo with a garden acreage encompassing the hotel grounds which include a historical royal palace flanked by two distinctively modern towers providing guests with a rich blend of traditional elegance and modern amenities. Strolling through these perfectly manicured palace gardens guests will find a relaxing royal reprieve reminiscent of days gone by and can enjoy basking in the sunshine around the sparkling outdoor pool. For inside relaxation away from the excitement of the casino, guests can take advantage of the hotel's Health Club which features new equipment and a large whirlpool perfect for reenergizing the mind and body.

Fine dining is an absolute pleasure, as guests of the Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino have access to some of the finest restaurants Cairo has to offer with 15 located on site offering a splendid variety of regional specialties as well as International, Middle Eastern, French, Japanese, Italian and American cuisine.

About the Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino
The Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino is an ideal destination for fun and romantic weekend getaways, fabulous vacations or successful business adventures. In addition to meticulous guest rooms and suites, the hotel offers corporate professionals and social event planners over 35,000 square feet of total meeting space. Impressive balcony gathering areas overlooking the palace gardens are perfect for intimate receptions before or after events, and the hotel is fully staffed with catering and event managers to help create events perfectly orchestrated for success.