About Al Alamein Hotel:
Overlooking the magnificent Sidi Abdelrahman Bay in Egypt, Al Alamein Hotel is a modern beach resort and retreat with rich heritage.
Since opening its doors in 1960, Al Alamein Hotel has played host to famous guests, including the second President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein. The hotel has grown from strength to strength yet retains its original character and sentiment.
Experience life, both inside the hotel and out. Al Alamein Hotel sits along the peaceful beachfront of Egypt’s North Coast. Here you can enjoy a private, white sand beach and spectacular views of the crystal clear waters.
Marassi is just a stone's throw away, with an array of attractions and activities that maximise the coastal location:
- Golf Course
- Beach Club House (Closed during the winter season)
- Children’s Play Areas
- Restaurants (Closed during the winter season)
- Meeting Facilities
- Outdoor Pools (Closed during the winter season)
El Alamein War Cemetery (25 mins from Al Alamein Hotel):
El Alamein War Cemetery contains the graves of men who died at all stages of the Western Desert campaigns, brought in from a wide area, but especially those who died in the Battle of El Alamein at the end of October 1942. The cemetery contains 7,240 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, where the campaign in the Western Desert was fought between the Commonwealth forces.
El Alamein War Museum (25 mins from Al Alamein Hotel):
The museum opened in 1956 during the presidency of Gamal Abdel Nasser. It was built as a memorial of the battles in North Africa during the Second World War. This museum is an excellent introduction to the North African campaigns of WWII, including the Battle of El Alamein. El Alamein War Museum was renewed and reopened 1992.
Italian War Memorial (25 mins from Al Alamein Hotel):
The Italian war memorial is built on Tel el-Eisa (Hill of Jesus) near the coast, a site of heavy fighting during the battle. (Tel el-Eisa is also referred to as "Hill 33" in descriptions of the battle.) It is the largest of the various national memorials at El Alamein. The main structure is a white marble tower.
German War Memorial (25 mins from Al Alamein Hotel):
El Alamein German War Cemetery was built in the shape of a fortress. It contains 4,213 German burials from the Second and 30 from the First World War. There are also 31 casualties with an unknown nationality buried here.
The hotel is approximately 40 minutes from Al Alamein International Airport (DBB), 90 minutes from Borg Al Arab Airport Alexandria (HBE), and 3.5 hours from Cairo International Airport (CAI).