Talisman Hotel

Star Rating
3 out of 5
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4.1 / 5Very Good
82 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Khan el-Khalili
    4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Museum of Islamic Art
    5 min drive
  • Airport
    Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.)
    14 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Al-Azhar University
    18 min drive

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  • Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Single Room

    Room Amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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About this area


Located in Cairo, Talisman Hotel is near a metro station. Museum of Islamic Art and Coptic Museum are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Khan el-Khalili and City Stars. Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club and Giza Zoo are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Khan el-Khalili - 4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Museum of Islamic Art - 5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Cairo International Convention Centre - 7 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Cairo International Stadium - 7 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Al-Azhar University - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairo Rames Station - 4 min drive
  • Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) - 14 min drive

About this property

Talisman Hotel

3-star Cairo hotel in Az-Zahir, near Khan el-Khalili
Concierge services, dry cleaning and a 24-hour front desk are available at this hotel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a library, multilingual staff and a TV in a common area are on-site. All 24 rooms offer sitting areas, premium bedding and satellite TV. Hairdryers, showers and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Talisman Hotel offers 24 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bathrobes and a hairdryer. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels.
Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, a bidet and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.



Check-in between 1 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

Property payment types


Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Local laws may restrict unmarried guests from sharing rooms. Guests are responsible for providing proof of marriage if requested by the property.

Property is also known as

  • Talisman Hotel Cairo
  • Talisman Hotel
  • Talisman Cairo

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Dial-up Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service


  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Roll-in shower


  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in reception

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • satellite channels


  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area

Very Good

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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Location is perfect @ down town Caïro. Best spot to witness local life of the inhabitants of Caïro.

Stayed 2 nights in Nov. 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Totally unique for Cairo, a real sanctuary right in a downtown area full of wonderful 1930s French architecture. I visit Cairo a lot and usually stay in one of the 4 or 5 star chains. All so far are dull, large concrete buildings with no soul. The staff were wonderful and everything worked perfectly. We stayed 3 nights. It may not be everyone's ideal but for those who want to experience old Cairo, rather than an anonymous bunker, this is a real sanctuary. One review said breakfast was 'basic' but there was a good range of options, the fresh guavas were my highlight. Don't miss a visit to Cage Riche 5-10 mins walk away, another institution.

Stayed 3 nights in Nov. 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Don't take credit card though it is stated on the reservation confirmation that it is an option?! Breakfast is pretty basic. The location is great, clean and nicely decorated. Staff is friendly and kind (but depends who is attending).

Stayed 4 nights in Oct. 2017

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Excellent for a feel if Cairo

Charming as the name indicates. Down an alley off Talit Harb St. Old fashioned open cage elevator. Hotel is on fifth floor. Great for travellers who like the local flavor rather than the "Hilton" feel. Staff speaks English and were very helpful and accomidating. In a typical bustling Cairo neighborhood in downtown Cairo. Walk to Tahrir Square, Egyptian Museum and the Nile. Highly reccomended.


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort


The hotel was fine, I was happy until the last day when I realised that someone has stolen all the precious stones, jeweleries, and cash from the safe box inside the room. If you stay at this hotel do not leave anything valuable in the safe box as advised. I did just that, and even with my own individual code they open the safebox and stole everything that was valuable. Do not stay at this Hotel!!!

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