Choose our unbeatable Lake Mariout location among hotels in Alexandria city centre
When it comes to hotels near the Alexandria city centre, the Radisson Blu is a top choice. Located steps from the banks of the beautiful Lake Mariout, the hotel is only a 10-minute drive from Borg El Arab Airport and just 35 minutes from Al Nozha Airport. The natural surroundings of the area, like the expansive Mediterranean coastline and sandy beaches, are also a draw for visitors.
The city was founded in 331 B.C. by its namesake, Alexander the Great, and remained the capital of Roman and Byzantine Egypt until the Muslim conquest in A.D. 641. Currently, Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt.