The St. Regis Cairo on Wednesday made its grand opening on the banks of the Nile River. Located at the north end of the Corniche in Egypt’s largest city, the 39-story hotel offers easy access to the some of the historic city’s top monuments.
Inside the building, designed by architect Michael Graves, The St. Regis Cairo has plenty of dark wood and rich textures, combined with intricate embroidery, bejeweled paneling, bronze and wood carvings embellished with gold, mother of pearl inlays, and crystal chandeliers. A mural entitled “The Pink Sun” is found behind The St. Regis Bar.
The St. Regis Cairo has 286 rooms and suites, as well as 80 luxurious apartments. The top options are the three expansive Royal Suites, which offer a private fitness room, sauna and floor-to-ceiling windows showing views of the Nile. All guestrooms and suites enjoy the signature St. Regis Butler service.
Exquisite Culinary Experiences
The hotel is home to a diversified selection of restaurants, bars and lounges. La Zisa is a modern and relaxed dining space that offers authentic Southern Italian cuisine where guests can enjoy their dining experience with views of the Nile. Tianma “takes guests on a journey to Singapore,” serving a melting pot of flavors from China, India and Southeast Asia. The J&G Steakhouse offers a collection of steakhouse favorites, premium meat cuts and fish sourced from around the world. At the poolside restaurant and bar, Sirocco, guests can enjoy a cocktail with a selection of Mediterranean and Egyptian dishes. Additionally, Envy is an eclectic cocktail lounge.
The Library, filled with artefacts and books, offers a quiet corner for guests to seek a bit of respite. The Water Garden, with authentic Egyptian interiors, will be home for The St. Regis’ signature Afternoon Tea or Evening Ritual. The St. Regis Bar, inspired by the King Cole Bar at the brand’s flagship in New York, has a selection of champagnes, rare vintage wines, hand-crafted cocktails and the hotel’s own rendition of the signature St. Regis Bloody Mary.
Health and Wellness
Spanning more than 10,760 square feet, The St. Regis brand’s Iridium Spa enables guests to indulge in a range of treatments and bespoke signature experiences. Thermal therapy areas have been designed for stimulating sensory experiences with a range of facilities including a sauna, steam, ice room, shock shower, adventure shower and a vitality pool. The St. Regis Cairo also has an Athletic Club and indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
Meetings and Events
The Astor Ballroom, with its curved, grand staircases that surround a Swarovski chandelier provides a dramatic backdrop for weddings and celebrations. With a vaulted, three-story-high ceiling, the 10,650-square-foot Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. The hotel also houses 10 flexible meeting venues with state-of-the-art technology.