Inspired by their motto: no matter where or why you travel there’s always something wonderfully new to be found, Renaissance Hotels encourage their guests to always discover new things during their travels so that they never get bored. After opening, we went to interview Mr. Magdy Naguib, now Multi-Property General Manager for the JW Marriott Cairo Hotel and lately the new Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel.
Tell us more about the hotel…
Well, the Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel location is terrifically strategic. As a part of the luxurious 400-acre Mirage City in New Cairo that also includes the JW Marriott Cairo Hotel. Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel was designed to please you, with a total number of 333 commodious and comfortable rooms. Room types include standard rooms, large suites, two bedroom suites, VIP suites, connecting rooms and rooms for special needs to satisfy everyone’s desires; our guests enjoy the pleasure of relaxing in our rooms’ outstanding features which include coffee and tea in every room, high speed internet access, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, mini bar, separate shower cabinet, soaking bath tub, cable satellite LCD, in-room safe and an international telephone.
What are the services provided by the new hotel?
Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel’s attentive services meet our all guests’ wishes. They include a full service business center, 24-hour room service, safe deposit boxes at the front desk, parking area, gift shop, shoe shining service and much more. In addition, our state of the art health club features free weights, treadmills, cardio vascular equipment and outdoor heated pool for swimming and relaxing. Moreover, guests will enjoy our golf course designed by European architect Peter Harradine with it’s marvelous vast green spaces, water streams, lakes and waterfalls. The golf club offers an 18-hole championship course and 9-hole executive course guaranteeing professionals and amateur players an unforgettable experience. In addition, there’s a golf academy providing golf lessons with qualified PGA professionals. Furthermore, Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel guests will be able to enjoy all of the JW Marriott Cairo’s services.
Are the Renaissance and JW Marriott sharing services together?
Absolutely, Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel guests can enjoy JW Marriott facilities without restraint including Mandara spa, swimming pool, the themed water park “The Beach”, extensive fitness club and a kids club featuring amusement games and the Mirage City golf club with professional courses provided. Additionally, there will be shuttles between the two hotels for easier access and free shuttles to City Stars Mall in Heliopolis.
We already know that the JW Marriott restaurants appeal to every taste, does the Renaissance Hotel share the same vision?
Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel guests will surely indulge in the authentic tastes at Citron restaurant influenced by Arab and Mediterranean countries, Chinese cuisine at Chinoix, specialised in Beijing duck and dim sum, light snacks at Sol pool bar, refreshing cocktails and mocktails at Vintage bar and Flute lobby lounge, the perfect meeting point to hold your small meetings and gatherings.
What does the Renaissance Hotel offer for business meetings and events?
Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel has a total of 1189 sqm of banqueting space. We have the 693 sqm Baron Ballroom dividable into three spaces, the 144 sqm Mirage and Mokkatam meeting rooms that can be divided into two rooms 72 sqm each, the 45 sqm Degla and Heliopolis ballroom and the 68 sqm Fostat and Korba board rooms with state of the art equipment we are ready to make your special events memorable and ensure the success of your business events.