Alexandria lies on a superb location, close to the bustling heart of Egypt while still distant enough to be on the Mediterranean shore. Here are some of the best places to stay, ranging from luxury hotels to quaint vacation rentals. Read on and choose your favorite.
Only minutes away from the beach, the Hotel Romance Alexandria offers panoramic sea views in all of its rooms. Dine well at the two gourmet restaurants available in the hotel. For instance, fine French cuisine can be enjoyed for dinner at the air-conditioned Le Clovis while local and international dishes are served at Mermaid coffee shop, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Rooms are beautifully decorated with carpet floors, wide floor-to-ceiling windows, and light neutral colours. Each room has satellite a TV and a minibar.
With a great location, the Sidi Gaber Railway Station, Raml Train Station and Misr Station are all in walking distance. The elegant Saba Pasha district also encompasses the following landmarks: the Bibliotheca Alexandria, Graeco-Roman Museum of Alexandria and the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa.
Romance Alexandria Cornich
Address: 303 El Geish Road, Saba Pasha, 99999 Alexandria, Egypt (see map)
Price: from 89 USD
Also in proximity to the beautiful Alexandrian beach, the Hotel Paradise Windsor offers a stunning sight. Dating back to the early 20th-century, this historic 4-star hotel is situated directly on Alexandria’s waterfront, allowing you to enjoy breakfast on the roof terrace overlooking the Corniche. Both restaurants in the hotel are endearingly named after English royalty. Light snacks and refreshments can be enjoyed in the open-air Prince Charles Café with sea views. Decorated with antiques and frescos, the Queen Elizabeth Hall offers fine dining and wine.
The hotel is also at the centre of activity in Alexandria, with several street cafés, shopping boutiques, and seaside promenades nearby for you to explore. With the Raml Station and Misr Station literally next door, transport is not an issue. Check out the nearby landmarks, the Alexandria Zoo, Alexandria City Center and the Al-Salam Theatre too!
Paradise Inn Windsor Palace Hotel
Address: 17 El-Shohada Street, Raml Station, 21111 Alexandria, Egypt (see map)
Price: from 79.30 USD
Explore the bed and breakfast’s private beach while dining on breakfast! Furthermore, the hotel is also only 3.4 km (2 miles) from Mamoura Beach, for those of you who want to soak up the sun in a public beach. All rooms offer a panoramic sea view or a side view. Each suite also offers a separate living room with a satellite TV and a minibar for those who desire more space. Shop around at the San Stefano Grand Plaza and Green Mall Plaza or head to the nearby Alexandria Zoo!
Regency Hotel Alexandria
Address: 696 Cornich Road, Al Asafra, 99999 Alexandria, Egypt (see map)
Price: from 45 USD
Similarly boasting views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Sheraton Montazah hotel features a well-equipped gym and free-form pool. Feel free to lounge in the evening sun in your private balcony while staring across the sea. Dine at the Coquillage Café, which is open throughout the day and serves international dishes in a smart-casual setting. Café Rendez vous features pastries and cakes as well as savory snacks.
The hotel is also conveniently located a 10 minute walk from El Mandara Railway Station for those taking public transport.
Sheraton Montazah Hotel
Address: Corniche Road, Al Montazah, Alexandria, Egypt (see map)
Price: from 123.50 USD
5. Lodge in at this Airbnb endearingly named the Space Station for its window views of the sky and sea (from 77 USD)
The Space Station, fondly named by its owner, is a central zone apartment on 18th floor that offers a spectacular view of the sea and sky. All rooms come with a sea view and a very spacious terrace to lounge in. The interior is decorated in a very sleek style with artistic furniture, with fairy lights giving a superb ambience. Feel free to plug your music into the sound system, which the owner promises to be extremely clear and loud. The apartment has two rooms, one with a master bed and another with 2 single beds + 1 extra foldable bed + 1 sofa bed. It is clearly plenty!
Due to the Airbnb intended as a sort of musicians’ hub, the owner would not mind traveling down from Cairo to meet you if you play. Otherwise, the apartment remains highly affordable and beautiful for the average traveller!
The Space Station
Price: from 77 USD
Number of Guests: 6
6. Live like a king in this gastronomic villa with 8 beds, 3 bathrooms, 3 TVs, and 10 swimming pools! (from 61 USD)
Despite a rather remote location, this villa is like a private resort! The apartment is a fully furnished villa in the north coast (Amoon Vilage). Even though it remains a distance from conventional touristy spots, the villa is still near Carrefour supermarket and many restaurants, making it accessible for meals and daily necessities.
It contains 3 bedrooms, 8 beds, 3 bathrooms, 3 TVs, and 10 swimming pools, making it very quiet and suitable for families who are looking to enjoy their vacation. Accommodating 8, this villa is great for those on a group vacation. Even with its behemoth size and luxurious amenities, it is only 61 USD a night!
Villa in Amroon Village
Price: from 61 USD
Number of Guests: 8
7. Pledging superb customer service, this Airbnb promises a comforting experience for its guests (from 85 USD)
Al Frdous has a remarkable motto–“We are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.” This motto sure exemplifies the great service promised by all staff members. Al Frdous is a luxury villa with five large rooms, each equipped with air-conditioners as well as heaters. A private swimming pool, jacuzzi and a large garden are also featured in the villa.
It is also situated 30 minutes from the centre of Alexandria for those who wish to travel to the city. The villa is 15 minutes from the beaches of the north coast if you want to soak up the sun and has many great restaurants & cafes in the vicinity. The owner can hire a driver for you since it is deemed necessary.
Al Frdous Luxury Vacation Home
Price: from 85 USD
Number of Guests: 14
Stay in this local apartment in San Stefano Grand Plaza, where the San Stefano Mall is only next door! The apartment is located on the 29th floor, flat no 2.5. You will be neighbors with many locals, making the experience very authentic! The apartment is best suited for 3-4 people and consists of 2 bedrooms. One of them is furnished with a master bathroom. Enjoy shopping and a cinema in the nearby mall at night once you have finished touring Alexandria!
Luxrious Apartment in San Stefano Grand Plaza
Price: from 102 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Varied options for accommodation in Alexandria!
As shown, there is a range of luxury hotels to king-like villas to humble apartments in Alexandria for you to take your pick from. Book an apartment now and kick start your adventure in Alexandria!
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