Accommodations in Egypt

Since Egypt is a prime tourist destination, it is no surprise to know that the number of hotels, B&B;, inns, and resorts is considerably higher than other less visited countries. Naturally, as a result of the effects of the tourist industry, accommodations in Egypt range from the cheap “just a bed to crash in” type of hotels, to the international chain of luxury hotels.
There are even vacation rental homes that you can rent for a short period of time. To find these home for short term lease, all you need to do is look online and search for rental homes in Egypt. The benefits from finding a rental home is that you can cook your meals in the house, which could lower your expenses and give you more money to spend on other vacation deals that may come up unexpectedly.

Since the Ministry of Tourism in Egypt carefully guards its top revenue industry, there is a clear effort on their part to provide tourist with appropriate star ratings on all accommodations in Egypt.

The lowest star rating acceptable to most tourists is the 2 star hotel. These hotels are small with at least 30 rooms . They do not have much to offer by way of facilities and amenities. However, these hotels are relatively clean and usually fully booked during tourist season because of their reasonable room rates.

Jumping to the other side of the spectrum, 5 star hotels are similar to 5 start hotels in other countries. There are usually several amenities, facilities, and staff who will try to pamper you and provide you with most, if not all, of your needs.

Hotel in EgyptMost 5 star hotels are run by foreign companies like the Four Seasons, Hyatt and Marriott Hotels. Room rates can go as high as $500 a night. Of course, you will get what you pay for, so if you pay a high price for accommodations, you can demand to be waited on hand and foot. For a great selection of places to stay with discount prices visit Egypt Hotels for more information.

Some hotels offer free breakfast with the room, and this could be a good chance to save. The breakfasts are usually continental which means bread, jam, eggs and bacon.

Let’s see what Egypt has to offer by way of high end hotels.

Four Seasons is a large hotel chain and it proves its weight with 4 hotels in Egypt. This may be one of the top rated hotels in Egypt.

Marriot Hotel in Egypt is run of the mill kind of hotel. They are not that highly regarded as a top notch hotel, but the staff they hire usually have excellent training, and it shows in how they treat their hotel guests.

Sofitel Hotel is an international chain of hotels that try to incorporate itself into the culture of the country. They do this by renovating ancient or historical properties and turning them into hotels.

Hyatt Hotel has a great resort in Sinai and a hotel in Sharm el Sheikh that has water park. Upon entering the lobby of a Hyatt hotel in Egypt, you will be awed by the grandeur and glamour of its lobby.

These are the top hotels in Egypt, and their names ring familiar with most tourists. Their clear advantage is being a recognized and respected brand regardless sometimes of the quality of their accommodations and service. Nevertheless, if you can afford to stay in these hotels, you will at least have a great time relaxing and enjoying the in house amenities.