Deutsche Hospitality’s luxury brand Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts is growing its portfolio in Egypt with its 12th hotel venture, “Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo,” nestled amidst Giza Pyramids and the Grand Egyptian Museum, Invest-Gate reports.

Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo was officially uncovered on June 25, in an opening ceremony held in the presence of Minister of Public Enterprise Sector Hisham Tawfik, CEO of Deutsche Hospitality Thomas Willms, President of Holding Company for Tourism Mervat Hataba, along with several heads of subsidizers of Holding Company for Tourism, according to a cabinet statement.

Featuring 132 elegantly-furnished rooms and suites, with state-of-the-art fixtures and fittings, “[Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo] will open for business this week,” the Germany-based company said in a press release on the launching day.  

“The Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo lies in a truly unique setting amidst the very heart of the historic sights of Egypt. It offers a contemporary design and an ‘Evolution Steinberger’ lifestyle, which combines tradition and innovation at the very highest level,” read the statement. 

Designed to be a place where Egyptian heritage meets luxurious European hospitality, the new hotel boasts a line up of restaurants and bars, alongside two spacious swimming pools. It also vows to be an optimum venue for business meetings, and a starting point for sightseeing and relaxation.

Speaking of the latest addition, Willms remarked, “We are delighted to be able to launch a further urban resort under the Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts brand at such a unique location … Our brand has a deep and long-lasting relationship with Egypt, as we are running hotels here for decades.”

“The Steigenberger Pyramids Cairo is our twelfth hotel in Egypt, and we are looking forward to the next ones,” the CEO was quoted as saying.