Across the street from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, this relaxed hotel with wrought-iron details is 9 km from Cleopatra’s Rock, a geological feature said to mark the beach where Queen Cleopatra bathed. It’s 3 km from Marsa Matrouh International Airport.

Unfussy rooms come with flat-screen TVs, minifridges, sitting areas and balconies; some offer sea views. Room service is available 24/7.

Amenities include an informal restaurant, and a French-style cafe with a terrace. There’s also access to a private area on the beach.