The Mena House has welcomed distinguished guests and royalty since 1869 and now offers luxurious accommodation. It is set in scented gardens and palatial public areas and walking distance from the Pyramids of Giza. The international Cairo airport is approx. 35 km from the hotel.
Mena House consists of two separate accommodation wings. The Palace, which was built in 1869 as the Royal Hunting Lodge by Khedive Ismail and the Garden Wing. Both the Palace and Garden Wings are available for guests.
The Garden Wing has been completely renovated and offers new guest rooms and suites with views of the landscaped gardens and the Great Pyramid. In addition, the hotel has a new swimming pool (heated during the winters), a new Spa and Fitness Centre and two new restaurants. Alfredo, Italian restaurant is open for lunch. Le Jardin, all day dining restaurant offers panoramic views of the Pyramids and serves a variety of cuisines which includes Egyptian, European, Indian and Chinese cuisines.
The Palace is slated to undergo a full restoration. The date of closure of the Palace is yet to be finalized. In addition, the hotel is currently in the process of adding to the rooms in the Palace. These works are carried out between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and does not have any impact on guest’s experience.
The Hotel has changed their name on 1 January 2013 from "Mena House Oberoi" to "Mena House".