x The average starting price for a place to stay in Cairo is £13 per night.
42 Talat Harb StreetOutstanding 100%
26th Sherif St. DowntownOutstanding 99%
6,Bank Misr St.,off Sherif St. Front of Egyptian Central Bank Downtown,Cairo.EgyptOutstanding 98%
peter.karam2005 Awesome Hostel! Great location about 10 minutes walking from Tahrir and Egyptian Museum! Hostel blew me away with cleanliness and professionalism! Staff was super helpful, particularly Hussein who helped me make the most of my 2 days in Cairo. They helped set up a Saqqara/Memphis/Giza tour for 250 EGP (with our guide & driver Samar who was great as well!) The A/C was messed up once but promptly fixed! Excellent WiFi, great facilities, and an great common room to meet the other great guests!
27 Talaat Harb St - 3rd FloorOutstanding 95%
34 Talaart Harb Street Yacoubian Building 4th FloorExcellent 94%
akihart I stayed here a week and was very happy with the choice: The location is very interesting, not only because it is perfectly downtown, but because the house is also famous from the book "Jacoubian Building" by Ala al-Aswany. The street is noisy (but that is the case for almost every hostel in Cairo), but inside the hostel it was quiet. I liked my room very much: an original old room with a lot of atmoshere. Toilets and shower were always clean. The people working here were very friendly and helpful (but not too much ... in trying to sell me something). There could be a bit more choice and changes for breakfast, but this is not so important. I missed nothing. I wrote a text about my stay in my blog (german language): http://akihart.wordpress.com/2013/01/08/hostel-brothers-cairo/
2 Maaruf St from Talat Harb Down TownExcellent 93%
NASBOUL I enjoyed mi stay in Regent house. The managers are really easy going and welcoming. They organized a trip to us in the desert, it was beautiful, the people was very kind in the hotel in the desert, I really enjoyed my trip. It is really interetsting to book with them because the prices are very competitive.
34 Talaat Harb Street, 2nd Floor, cairoExcellent 93%
32 Sabri Abou Alam StreetExcellent 92%
katiegumbo Not my favorite place (although I met great fellow travellers there). First off, they told me there were no beds in the dormitory and put me in a more expensive single room, but it turns out that there were plenty of empty beds. I'll give them the benefit of the doubt of perhaps not wanting to put a single woman in a room with two men for moral reasons. But whatever you do, DO NOT book a tour through them. The itinerary they told us was completely different from what we got, and we had to fight their company tooth and nail to get what we'd paid for. In every city, something got majorly messed up (they tried to scrap whole days or half days from our itinerary several times during the 1-week trip), and the guys in each city tried to blame the guys in another town and pass the buck. If we hadn't been so persistent in telling them we wouldn't settle for less, we wouldn't have gotten half of what we had paid for.
34 Talaart Harb Street Yacoubian Building 4th FloorExcellent 92%
aliciavana All four guys that worked there were extremely nice, honest, hilarious and helpful. They saved our lives when I got extremely sick when it came time to fly back to Italy. We had went from the Sinai Peninsula to the airport back in Cairo and I couldn't board the plane therefore returning back to their hotel unexpectedly at 3 in the morning. When my boyfriend and I arrived, we looked at each other and laughed as they were surprised to see us back when we had left a week ago onto our next journey. We asked if they had any rooms we could stay in for a couple days until we sorted out our next flight out and they happily set up a room for us and said stay as long as you like and pay us whenever. Before we arrived we knew they would welcome us back and they even helped us out with my sickness and gave us a free ride back to the airport since we didn't set one up prior to our arrival. They were amazing and I cant thank them enough. If you guys read this...Max and Alicia miss you!! Free tea, breakfast and conversations and really nice rooms. I would not stay anywhere else. Location is great we walked everywhere...museum and talbot square (i think its called), and short cab rides to coptic/islamic cairo. STAY HERE.
Bonallack I would unreservedly recommend this hostel to anyone who wants budget accommodation in Cairo. The rate was so reasonable I was expecting something pretty low-grade. In fact the rooms and facilities are clean and pleasant, the internet free, and (biggest plus) the staff are friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. A great place to stay. John Bonallack PS, the Travellerspoint booking system was simple and hassle-free. Thanks.
7 Elfadl street, from Talaat harb st DowntownAwesome 89%
16 Adly St. DowntownAwesome 89%
27, Talaat Harb Street, DowntownAwesome 89%
hfnorm The good : Great location. Friendly staff....some with very good sense of humour. Large room with good shower, air con and view. The not so good : A bit pushy on their own tours. They'd have you organised right down to where you wipe your bottom in Aswan if they could. Stand firm! 8 o'clock breakfast sometimes not available till 9 o'clock. Decor a bit tired in places. Overall : This was the only place we stayed in Cairo so can't compare with others but I'm guessing that it's the same as or better than most in this price range. Yes, we would stay here again. Norm & Cristina (two old farts in their fifties).
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