Alexandria Highlight

Tours to Alexandria

About Alexandria

Extending along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Alexandria, Egypt's second largest city, was named after its founder, Alexander the Great and is the stuff of legend. As the seat of the Ptolemaic rulers of Egypt, Alexandria quickly became one of the greatest cities of the Hellenistic world, second only to Rome in size and wealth. However, upon the founding of Cairo by Egypt's medieval Islamic rulers, its status as the country's capital ended and fell into a long decline, which by the late Ottoman period had seen it reduced to little more than a small fishing village.

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Alexandria Tours

Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Alexandria

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Alexandria Hotels

If you are planning a Alexandria holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

Four Seasons San Stefano Alexandria

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Combining a fashionable resort setting with its own private sandy beach overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano is a luxurious hotel with elegant accommodation. Each room comes with a private furnished balcony from where guests can enjoy the sea breeze and panoramic views. Decorated with classical furnishings and grand design features such as a marble entrance and comfortable sitting area, the rooms are well-equipped with all mod cons. The hotel also boasts a full-service spa, outdoor pool and nine distinctive restaurants offering a diverse selection of cuisine.

Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza Alexandria

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Shop until you drop at the Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza hotel set in the Green Plaza Mall, with 370 shops, a cinema and a Fun Castle, perfect for families with plenty of entertainment for the kids. The hotel features spacious Art Deco-style rooms furnished in a neutral palette and well-equipped with modern conveniences. Relax in one of the two outdoor swimming pools, lounge on the sun deck or enjoy a cocktail at the Nefertiti Lobby Bar and Lounge. The Splash Italian Restaurant serves pizza and pasta whilst the Ginger Restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine.

Mercure Alexandria Romance Alexandria

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The Mercure Alexandria Romance has comfortable rooms and suites all with delightful panoramic sea views. To make the most of the views the guestrooms feature wide floor-to-ceiling windows and a neutral palette of colour. There are two restaurants to choose from including the Le Clovis, which offers fine French cuisine, and the Mermaid Cafe that offers regional cuisine 24 hours a day.

Paradise Inn Windsor Hotel Alexandria

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The historic Paradise Inn Windsor Hotel dates back to the early 20th century with high ceilings, grand columns and fine paintings reminiscent of a by-gone era. Situated directly on Alexandria's waterfront, the hotel's rooftop terrace is the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast with sweeping views of the Cornice. Each of the elegant guestrooms has its own balcony and feature free WiFi. Decorated with antiques and frescos, the Queen Elizabeth Hall offers fine dining and wine.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights OTG Signature

Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights

On The Go's Signature group tours place local interaction and authenticity at the heart of your cultural travel experience. Upping the comfort stakes, this range is a clear cut above our OTG Adventure range.

Appealing to a wide age demographic from the 20s to 60+, we maximize your days with excitement and awe and then bring you home to a comfortable 4* hotel with western amenities, air-conditioning, WiFi and, where appropriate, a swimming pool. Hotels can sometimes be of 3 or 5 star standard too, ensuring you get the best value for your holiday.

Visiting all the main attractions you’ll be accompanied throughout by our highly qualified English-speaking local guides too. Group size is typically 18 with a maximum for 28, apart from festival tours, where group sizes can be larger due to the one-off nature of these events.

Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent

Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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