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Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence

  • 35 Giza Street, 12311 Giza, Cairo, Egypt

    May 2000

    Mahmoud ElKeiy
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 262

  • Guest Rooms: 212
  • Suites: 50

Number of Stories: 20

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Design Aesthetic:

  • Architecture and décor are reminiscent of French Empire style, in reference to Egypt's Napoleonic history
  • Rooms and furnishings are often grand in scale, reflected in highly polished woods and gilt finishes, with Egyptian motifs throughout
  • Signature round stained-glass window illuminates the lobby lounge

Architect: SRSS (Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart and Stewart)

Interior Designer(s): Wilson and Associates

Location: On the west bank of the Nile, with views of the Zoological and Botanical Gardens below and Great Pyramid in the distance


Opening Date: May 2000

Interior Designer: Wilson and Associates

Design Aesthetic: Soothing colours and textures, with large round windows overlooking the Nile

Special Features: Private Nile-view couple's suite with sauna, whirlpool and shower and a spacious Turkish Hammam for up to two persons

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Executive Chef: Erwan Laurenceau

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Restaurant: Aura

  • Indoor Seating: 66

Lounge: Tea Lounge

  • Indoor Seating: 105

Lounge: La Gourmandise

  • Indoor Seating: 200

Lounge: The First Bar

  • Indoor Seating: 26

Restaurant: Nairu

            Indoor Seating: 75

Lounge: Nairu

            Indoor Seating: 168

Restaurant: Xodó

            Indoor Seating: 65

Restaurant: Char Bar

            Indoor Seating: 45


Off-site Activities:

  • Golf
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis
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  • Number of Pools: 2

Fitness Facilities:

  • Size: 895 sq m / 9,639 sq ft
  • Special Features: Overlooks the Nile
  • Sample Fitness Activities: Certified trainers available
Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 382 sq m / 4,112 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 382 sq m / 4,112 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 105

Banquet Capacity: 250

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Breakout Spaces: 2

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities: Bedouin-style events at the Pyramids are just one option for off-site events arranged entirely by Four Seasons