The hotel is 1 km away from the city centre, 10 km from the airport and 2 km away from the train station.
One of Alexandria's boutique landmark hotels, the establishment was built in 1902 by Italian and Greek architects, resulting in an outstanding example of 20th century architecture. Recently renovated, the hotel is a historical jewel preserved amidst the vitality of modern Alexandria. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and the square that was once the famed location of the Obelisk which is now a gift to the city of Paris. The hotel is resplendent with columns, wrought iron, gold leaf and sumptuous furnishings. Guest rooms with high ceilings exude spaciousness and comfort, while the distinctive Les Ambassadeurs restaurant serves French and Mediterranean cuisine in a distinguished setting. The splendid Versailles Hall is an unforgettable venue for receptions and meetings, melding a unique blend of Egyptian hospitality and old world European elegance. Guests are welcomed to this air-conditioned, 65-room hotel in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, lift access and newspaper stand. The café, bar and restaurant provides food and drinks, while WLAN Internet access is available for an additional fee. Guests may also take advantage of the room and laundry services.
The rooms are well appointed and elegantly furnished to cater to the needs of travellers. The room facilities include an en suite bathroom with shower/bathtub and hairdryer, individually regulated air conditioning, satellite TV, international direct dial telephone and minibar. Rooms are furnished with either double or king-size beds and additionally feature a radio, hifi, Internet access, safe and a balcony or terrace.
The buffet restaurant is located off the lobby and is also furnished in antique style.