Introduction: Dusit Thani Lake View Cairo is an oasis of greenery and lakes in the heart of New Cairo, a newly developed satellite city in the Egyptian capital. Infused with traditional Thai design and offering genuine Thai hospitality, Dusit Thani brings a taste of Thailand to the centre of Egypt.
This 5-star hotel is strategically located in New Cairo’s Fifth Settlement, only 20 minutes from Cairo International Airport and in close proximity to the main roads that lead to Cairo’s major attractions, including the Pyramids, Sphinx, Citadel and Egyptian Museum.
At Dusit Thani, guests are welcomed by the largest rooms and suites in greater Cairo, three outdoor swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, a well-equipped fitness centre and an array of fine dining options spanning a world of tastes and flavours.
For those looking to unwind, head to Devarana Spa (opening soon) adjacent to Dusit Thani, featuring contemporary Thai design and décor, where guests can soothe their bodies and minds with signature treatments that fuse East and West.
Above information is how the hotel presents itself on their website.
Below is my experience based on a one-night stay at the property.
My arrival experience: Fast in-room check-in upon arrival. The hotel also offers assistant at the airport upon arrival which was appreciated.
What about the food: I only had the food at the club lounge and it had a better selection than expected.
What about the service: Great service in all areas of the hotel. Friendly front desk, knowledgeable concierge and attentive lounge staff. Well-managed. Good first impression of the Dusit brand.
What about the rooms: Beautiful contemporary rooms comparable with a great Marriott or Sheraton hotel. I stayed in a large suite with separate shower from the large bathtub.
Number of rooms: 449.
Type of property: City hotel.
Location: Cairo, Egypt.
Facilities: Pool, gym, spa and business/meeting facilities.
Complimentary internet: Yes. OK Speed.
My overall impression: Great experience.