El Salam Hotel Reviews
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OVERPRICED! Breakfast poor, some bread with butter/jam, 1 boiled egg + tea or coffee, you can buy this stuff outside with at most 1EURO. Help from staff about INDEPEDENT visits in atttractions really poor and also somehow MISLEADING, they tried to make you take THEIR tours (OVERPRICED e.g. Abu Simbel minibus tranfer and back for 150EGP, while tourist office gives value of 100EGP and I found myself one of 110EGP) and taxi transport (OVERPRICED also e.g. Phillae temple taxi).
THe hotel is very ran down. The roof terrace is closed, it almost looks like an abandoned building. The location listed on hostelworlds is not accurate at all. It's 15/20 min walking distance from the train station. The only good thing was the view from the room. Apart from that, I think the hotel is pricey compared to the other ones I went to in Egypt.