That's our houseboat on the extreme right!The houseboats in the early morning.
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Nile Houseboat B&B - Garden Room

EgyptGizaTag Ad Dewal
Private room
1 Guest
1 Bed
Per Night
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That's our houseboat on the extreme right!

That's our houseboat on the extreme right!

The Space
Accommodates: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Private room


Cleaning Fee: SR75
Security Deposit: SR375
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

After an adventurous day in the hustle and bustle of Cairo, retreat to the quiet and beauty of your houseboat on the River Nile. Located a few minutes from the center of the city, you will find it hard to believe that such tranquility can be found amidst the chaos of this wonderful city. Enjoy the fresh breeze on your private balcony with a spectacular panoramic view of the Nile and the city, or just take in the view from the large windows and glass door from within.

While as a houseboat the overall feeling is rustic and bohemian with wooden floors and cozy ambiance, the furnishings can be described as basic Scandinavian with a touch of Egypt. Amenities include air conditioners/ceiling fans, washing machine, wireless internet, satellite TV, balconies, equipped kitchen, and a lovely garden with bench (on the connecting land). Breakfast is included.

Your hosts, Dan (from the USA) and Mia (from Sweden), will share their decades of experience living in Cairo and traveling throughout Egypt and the region to assist you in any way we can to make your stay a most memorable one. To begin with, for example, we have access to wonderful Egyptian drivers who speak good English to take you to and from the airport; and our private tour guides are the best!

This room is in a 3-bedroom apartment and affords a view of the garden, has a large ceiling fan and a large built-in closet.

If all 3 bedrooms are available, you are welcome to rent the entire apartment for ultimate privacy, and we offer this apartment in its entirety at a special price - just ask!

We look forward to welcoming you. Dan and Mia

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events

Quiet and no large parties.
Dress appropriate for Moslem culture.
Only registered guests are allowed on the houseboat. (No outside visitors.)

Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

2 nights minimum stay
The houseboats in the early morning.

The houseboats in the early morning.

Your Host



Cairo, Egypt · Member since September 2012

Hi, I'm Dan. Born in New York City, I've spent most of my adult life living and working in the Middle East, have visited over 40 countries (and lived long-term in 7 countries), and obviously love to travel, play tennis, music, and generally just spread good vibes wherever I am. I have lived on this houseboat in Cairo for 12 years, and can't imagine a more wonderful place to live. I love sharing my passions with others.
Mia has also lived on this houseboat for 12 years, is a renowned Swedish photographer and journalist, authoring several photo-books on Cairo and the region, and thus she has many interesting contacts throughout Egypt and the region. Her other passions include art and gardening.
We live just below the apartments we are posting on airbnb, and look forward to sharing our love of the region and our knowledge with you.

Response rate: 100%(last 10 contacts)
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