Accommodations

Information on  Accommodation and Logistics

Below are information about hotels nearby AUC and Entry Visa to Egypt.   

Option 1 Hotel (Recommended)

Dusit Thani Hotel – New Cairo  – http://www.dusit.com/dusitthani/lakeviewcairo/

Room type      Non Egyptians              Egyptians

Single room $ 155.00 per night based on bed & breakfast [LE 1,213 (latest rates)]
Double room $ 180.00 per night based on bed & breakfast  [LE 1,409 (latest rates)]

Inclusive of service charge and all applicable taxes (Total added 24.88 %); WIFI access is free of charge for guest in house in their accommodation rooms and meeting rooms as well. The hotel is a 20-minute drive from Cairo International Airport and 5 minutes away from AUC Campus.

For booking contact Dusit Reservation at: lamiaa.sayed@dusit.com or marawan.samy@dusit.com, ASAP. Hotel Dusit Thani provides transportation from Airport to the hotel for their guests.

Transportation from the Dusit Thani Hotel to AUC campus and revers is provided.  Below please see the Transportation Schedule.  If you have any question please contact. CIK2016@aucegypt.edu

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Option 2 Hotel:  Novotel Accor Hotels – Cairo El Bourg:  http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-6600-novotel-cairo-el-borg/index.shtml

Located near AUC – Tahrir Campus and about 45 minutes away from AUC Campus – North Cairo.

Bed and Breakfast

Room type      Non Egyptians             Egyptians

Single room     $85                          LE 666 (latest rates)

Double            $100                        LE 783 (latest rates)

Free WIFI in all rooms and hotel outlets

For booking, contact Novotel Reservation at: H6600SL@accor.com or H6600@accor.com and cc. CIK2016@aucegypt.edu.  In your email Subject Line state that this is for “CIK/AUC Conference, 2016.  We recommend participants stay at this hotel for 3/17, 18, and …

From the hotel to AUC Campus: AUC shuttle Bus # R12 – Downtown Tahrir will be available at the nearest stop from Novotel El Bourg which is AUC Tahrir Campus and will be transferring participants to AUC Campus – North Cairo. Consult following link to AUC Transportation: http://schools.aucegypt.edu/bus/schedules/Pages/default.aspx.

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Transportation Schedule

1. Below is Transportation Schedule from Dusit Thani Hotel to AUC and Downtown. If you have any questions please contact us at: Contact@Cyrusik.org  or Cik2016@aucegypt.edu.

Bus schedule

Day 1: March 14/ Monday

4:00 PM – Departing Dusit Hotel (meeting in the lobby) for AUC

8:45 PM – Returning from AUC to Dusit Hotel

Day 2: March 15/Tuesday

8:30 AM – Departing Dusit Hotel (meeting in the lobby) for AUC

6:30 PM – Returning  from AUC to Dusit Hotel

Day 3: March 16/Wednesday  

8:30 AM – Departing Dusit Hotel (meeting in the lobby) for AUC

3:00 PM – Returning  from AUC to Dusit hotel

3:30 PM – Departure from Dusit Hotel to Novotel Hotel Cairo El Borg – Downtown

Day 4: March 17/Thursday

8:45 AM – Departure from Novotel Hotel Cairo El Borg for AUC Tahrir campus

1:15 PM – Departure from AUC Tahrir for Lunch in a Nile Cruise

8:15 PM Departure from Nile Cruise to Novotel hotel Cairo El Borg

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Acquiring Egypt Visa

To acquire Invitation Letter to supplement your application for Egypt Visa, please send an email, ASAP, to: CIK2016@aucegypt.edu and provide your Full Name, Passport Number, and its Expiration date. Also, state if you are a Presenter or Participant at the conference.

For more details for visa procedures to enter Arab Republic of Egypt, please Click here for the “Ministry of Foreign Affairs”.

Entry Visa to Egypt

Entry visa to Egypt is obtained in the airport for a fee of US$25 for the following nationalities. All European union countries, United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Georgia, Ukraine, and Norway. For other countries, please apply for the visa to be issued from your home country before arriving to Egypt.

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Additional Hotels Information 

Fairmont Heliopolis
·         Single room $ 165.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
·         Double room $ 180.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
http://www.fairmont.com/heliopolis-cairo/?cmpid=google_hli_search-branded_branded-egypt-e-revsh&gclid=CKTX96nawccCFSLkwgodwk8Pcg

Semiramis Intercontinental City Stars
·         Single room $ 140.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
·         Double room $ 182.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
http://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/gb/en/cairo/crohc/hoteldetail

Renaissance Cairo
·         Single room $ 135.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
·         Double room $ 150.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/caibr-renaissance-cairo-mirage-city-hotel/

JW Marriott Cairo 
·         Single room $ 165.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
·         Double room $ 185.00 per room per night based on bed & breakfast
https://www.marriott.com/hotel-search/cairo.hotels.egypt.travel   JW/