Marriott Hotels 02/15/2018 – Cairo, Egypt

Set Against the Historic Backdrop of the Mighty Pyramids of Giza, Marriott Hotels Makes a Landmark Debut

Marriott Hotels, part of Marriott International, makes a landmark debut steps away from the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The company announced the rebranding of the legendary Mena House, a historic palace which has played host to Kings and Emperors. Heads of State and celebrities for over 130 years, further enhancing Marriott International’s formidable presence in Egypt.

“This is a significant moment and a milestone in our journey, a milestone that I am personally very excited about,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “With our long history in the country, a strong footprint and a robust pipeline, Egypt continues to be a strategic growth market and key to our success in the region. Marriott Hotels has consistently pushed the boundaries to create experiences that inspire our guests. We are excited to welcome Mena House into our portfolio and offer guests a unique brand experience in this iconic location.”

Set amidst 40 acres of verdant gardens, this stunning hotel offers 331 plush rooms and suites offering spectacular views of the mighty Giza Pyramids and the surrounding lush greenery. Guests can savor refreshing al fresco dining at 139 Pavilion, the hotel’s all day dining venue while soaking in breathtaking views of the Pyramids, indulge in an authentic Italian lunch at Alfredo or relax with freshly brewed coffee or herbal infusions at the Sultan Lounge. Either way, the dining experience at Marriott Mena House, Cairo is bound to be truly memorable.

Leisure facilities include an outdoor heated pool, a Health Club and a Spa. The hotel also offers over 1400 square meters of elegantly appointed indoor meeting spaces and over 8700 square meters of sprawling outdoor venues, ideal for gala receptions, elaborate weddings as well as intimate gatherings.

Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott Hotels inspires brilliance leading the industry with innovations. At Marriott Mena House, Cairo, guests can now experience the ease of mobile check in and enjoy an elevated guest experience through Mobile Guest Services, seamlessly delivered with the warm and professional Marriott Hotels service and standards, for which the brand has come to be globally renowned.

With its mesmerizing location, signature services and bespoke experiences, a stay at the hotel promises to be a journey that will inspire new insights and make travel more enriching.

What is more, guests of the hotel can now enroll in Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which allows them to link their account with Starwood Preferred Guest® and enjoy more value, more choice and more access across the portfolio. Existing members can enjoy their member benefits at this exciting new location. For more details or to enroll please log on to

Marriott International currently operates 19 hotels with over 7000 rooms in Egypt across 7 brands including JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Le Meridien, Marriott Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Sheraton, and Westin. The company continues to see a robust pipeline of over 1600 rooms under development over the next 3-5 years.

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About Marriott Hotels
With over 500 hotels and resorts in 59 countries and territories around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest’s stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom lobby and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. Marriott Hotels is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. To learn more, visit Stay connected to Marriott Hotels on Facebook, @marriott on Twitter and @marriotthotels on Instagram.

About Marriott International, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,500 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 127 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.

Anjali Mehra