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Cairo, May 2015 – Egypt, land of ancient history and grand kingdoms, is now home to Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski. The Palace is set to welcome its first guests in the third quarter of 2015, marking the start of a new experience of European luxury. Kempinski’s second property in the capital features 224 rooms and 21 spacious suites and is a short 15 minute drive from Cairo International Airport.
Located in the heart of the city’s new business and leisure district, the ‘Palace’ has a unique exterior architecture that embraces royalty with azure cupolas crowning it and a courtyard evoking Austrian palatial landmarks.
Envisaging numerous accommodations as private retreats, the focus of the design is on comfort and elegance, underlined by the use of warm, earthy colour schemes through soft furnishings and fabrics. With a butler who is ready to be of any help around the clock, Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski invites guests to linger and dream in a world of palatial services.
Being the highest in elegant sophistication, two Royal Suites complement the regal ambience, each featuring a private dining room, gym, sauna, full kitchen, a dressing room and a rooftop terrace overlooking one of the azure cupolas of the palace.
Diverse restaurants and bars represent culinary heritage of all time, leaving the most discerning palate satisfied and sated. International chefs bring the most delicious dishes from their home countries to the table. An elegant breakfast is offered at The State, a classic buffet dining room offering European dishes accentuated with a local touch. Lucca presents flavours of Tuscany while Yana offers enticing homemade Southeast Asian blends from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. Bab Al Qasr serves Levantine dishes inspired by a Lebanese and Syrian menu, infused with Egyptian flavours and subtle combination of spices. Romanov, a European grill room, takes its name from the great family of Russian rulers, offering a variety of impressive appetisers, succulent prime meat cuts and fresh seafood selections. A pool bar in the morning and an evening alfresco dining spot at the palace courtyard, Aqua Chill presents menu offerings from around the world. A European coffeehouse meets the one and only bagel lounge in town at Vibes Lounge, New Cairo’s upcoming hotspot.
Gelato, a lively gelateria with its vibrant colours offers a range of flavourful gelato, handmade waffle cones, sorbets and delicious health-inspired treats.
Fitting every mood and preference, Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski will broaden the choices of entertainment. 1897 Bar depicts an old club feel serving a cocktail list from 1897 till present along with elegant spirits, fine wine and cigars while a late night lounge complements an array of signature bites with wild cocktail creations prepared by prime mixologists.
Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski introduces Resense Spa as the first authentic European spa in the country with a fusion of modern and traditional design, art, music and therapy. Featuring eight treatment rooms, Hammam, whirlpool, locker rooms and a couple’s suite,Resense is the renaissance of the classical European Spa. A wellness-trained Health Concierge will provide personalised service and a guided bathing ceremony within the perfect Anti Zen Spa concept.
Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski is home to a large selection of event spaces named after the most exclusive diamonds. Befittingly named after the largest known diamond in the world, Excelsior Ballroom is the largest in Egypt, ideal for hosting grand lavish weddings of up to 3000 guests, prestigious receptions and large conferences. A professional team will orchestrate and execute every detail for a bespoke event at the venue of the guest’s choice.
For inquiries on New Cairo’s palatial landmark, Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski, please call +20 2 2389 9007, or visit
Founded in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 75 five-star hotels in 30 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2014.