Bet El Kerem Guesthouse

Nagh El Kuba, Aswan 0000, Egypt
+20 123 842 218

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8.4

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based on 96 reviews
Bet El Kerem Guesthouse - Aswan, Egypt
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Value for money 8.3
Distance to city centre 2.0 km
Location rating 8.7
Nearest airport Aswan
Distance to airport 17.5 km

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  • Excellent
    Feb 2020
    10.0

    Best food we've had in Egypt. Their food is much better than in those expensive restaurants in Aswan. We enjoyed watching sunset and sunrise from the rooftop looking at the desert and the Nile. Sparkling clean. Mr. Abdel is knowledgable and took good care of us. When I go

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  • Excellent
    Feb 2020
    10.0

    Very cozy, staff really friendly

  • Good
    Jan 2020
    8.0

    We had a great stay at Bet El Kerem guesthouse. The house itself is an old Egyptian family house with a beautiful garden and sparkling clean common areas. Great rooftop with dining area and Nile view. The breakfast cooked on site every day is delicious, especially shakshuka and taameya (Egyptian falafel). Location is very convenient 5 minutes walk from the arrival of the West Bank ferry. The guesthouse also houses a travel agency which organises activities in and around Aswan (camel safari, trip to Abu Simbel, felucca ride to Kom Ombo) with excellent service providers and at prices much lower than the ones proposed on cruise ships for example. The owner Abdel is very helpful and takes care of every detail along the way. Definitely a very good pick for a 4-5 days stay in Aswan, the wonderful capital of Nubia

    The only negative point was the shortage of hot water in the bathrooms' hotel, which is hard during Egyptian winter! This should be fixed soon but better to check status with the owner before arriving.

  • Excellent
    Jan 2020
    10.0

    I loved everything. The guest house is on the West Bank which means you're isolated from the busy city and the noise. But it's also 2 mins from the local ferry which means you can reach the city in less than 10 mins for 2 pounds without any hassle unlike gharb soheil island. It's the perfect balance between calm and accessibility. The guest house is very clean and the breakfast is very good. We also had lunch twice there and it was excellent. Abu Karim, the owner, makes amazing food, is very generous with the quantities and constantly checks if we're happy and if we want anything. The roof is very cute, it's where you have breakfast/lunch and you can just chill there. They have tea and coffee available all the time, mineral water, and an assortment of fruits, all of which are free of charge. The staff is super nice and helpful. I enjoyed my stay a lot, and I'll definitely be going back there.

    The bathroom in our room doesn't have walls, it's in the corner of the room with curtains around it. This made it a bit uncomfortable for us to use the toilet because it's awkward when other people are in the room and also you worry about the smell. However, there are several bathrooms outside the rooms so it compensates for the room's bathroom and it didn't affect our stay at all. Using the shower in the room was good, I didn't need to use the one outside.

  • Excellent
    Dec 2019
    10.0

    Great location over looking the tombs of the nobles which is well worth a visit. The colors are incredible. All the staff were very helpful. The food was the best we’d had in Egypt. I’m glad we chose to have dinner here. We highly recommend this place and would love to stay here again! Wish we had booked more than 1 night.

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Overview

Located in front of the Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan, Bet El Kerem offers rooms with air conditioning. Its rooftop terrace has panoramic views of the desert and the Nile. The rooms at Guesthouse Bet El Kerem are simply furnished and are located in two buildings. One building has a view to the Nile, while the other looks onto the desert and Tombs of Nobles. All rooms have private bathrooms. Guests can relax at the rooftop terrace. Guests can enjoy local Nubian dishes as well as international cuisine at the restaurant. It is also possible to participate in a Nubian cooking workshop. Bet El Kerem’s 24-hour reception can help arrange various activities, such as a camel safari, sailing trips, and horse riding. The guest house also offers bicycle rental. Guesthouse Bet El Kerem is within walking distance of the local ferry, which brings guests in 10 minutes to Aswan’s city centre.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.4 Excellent

based on 96 reviews

8.6

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

9.0

Staff

8.3

Value for money

Check in

12:00

Check out

12:00

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AMENITIES

Internet
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Bicycle hire
Game room
Restaurant
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Airport shuttle
Free parking
Storage available
Free Wi-Fi
Non-smoking rooms available
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Terrace/Patio
Hiking
Library
Babysitting or child care
Laundry facilities

FAQs when booking at Bet El Kerem Guesthouse

Where is Bet El Kerem Guesthouse located?

Bet El Kerem Guesthouse is located at Nagh El Kuba, 2 km from the centre of Aswan. Tombs of the Nobles is the closest landmark to Bet El Kerem Guesthouse.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Bet El Kerem Guesthouse?

Check-in time is 12:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Bet El Kerem Guesthouse.

Does Bet El Kerem Guesthouse offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Bet El Kerem Guesthouse offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Bet El Kerem Guesthouse offer free parking?

Yes, Bet El Kerem Guesthouse offers free parking.

Does Bet El Kerem Guesthouse offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Bet El Kerem Guesthouse does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Bet El Kerem Guesthouse from the airport?

Bet El Kerem Guesthouse is 17.5 km from Aswan.

Can you bring pets to Bet El Kerem Guesthouse?

Yes, Bet El Kerem Guesthouse is a pet-friendly hotel.

Does Bet El Kerem Guesthouse have a pool?

No, Bet El Kerem Guesthouse does not have a pool on-site.

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Tombs of the Nobles 0.6 km
  • Kitchener's Island 1.6 km
  • Aswan Bazaar 1.7 km
  • Monastery of St Simeon 2.1 km
  • Mausoleum of the Aga Khan 2.5 km
  • Nubian Museum 3.1 km

Getting Around

Aswan 17.5 km

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