When it opened on 1 November 1905, the National hotel had accommodation for 250 guests, making it bigger than any other hotel in Cairo at the time save for Shepheard’s. It had a prominent on location on Suleyman Pasha Street … Continue reading →
Filed under Hotels then and now
Tagged as George Calomiris, George Lambert, John Jandali, Major AW Samson, National hotel, PE Hergel, Philip Kerr, Renato Levi, Richter & Co
Grand Hotels of Egypt and On the Nile are published by the American University in Cairo Press.
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