x The average starting price for a place to stay in Cairo is £17 per night.
169 Mohamed Farid Street DowntownOutstanding 96%
10 Al Aded Street off of Mansouria Street, El Darasa, Islamic CairoOutstanding 95%
karin_bas When we (two Ladies) first arrived we were shocked, even we know Cairo quite well. The street looks horrible and the pick up service from the airport didnt work. But after the first impression was gone it was not so bad. The Hostel is clean, staff is friendly and the location in the middle of real life. (the buildingsite right next to the hostel will be gone soon - I hope for all who stay there after me. I can recommend it - I stayed alone for a week after my friend left, but I advice all girls to dress properly and ask for companionship when being out in the dark. Nothing happens, but alone in the night as Lady its not too comfortable. I met a mixture of Pakistani, French and Egyptian people in the hostel. Be careful when you book a room ensuite, the staff likes to change you into a room with shared bathroom! When you insist its ok! Have fun!
19 ( 26 July St ) 4th FloorOutstanding 95%
joses.wong Everything was great, the staff spoke English and were very helpful in giving directions and recommending tours. Some tours were a little pricey but understandable as they are meant for tourists. Breakfast is provided although the selection is limited. (Only bread and a drink). May want to expand selection with eggs/ham/salad.
32 Sabri Abou Alam StreetExcellent 93%
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 Talaat Harb Street, 2nd Floor, cairoExcellent 92%
37 talaat harb st cairo 12 floor down townExcellent 91%
heinrichdr Extremely central location in Cairo's shopping area, but high above the street noise and pollution on 12/13 floor. Metro station and restaurants are nearby, and dens serving cold beer are in 5 min walking distance. Friendly staff, slightly pushy with the (good value) tours they offer. Rooms are reasonably clean but have seen the latest redecoration at the times of Ramses or Tuthmosis. Breakfast is a bit disappointing, but be realistic: Can you expect more for 15 euro? I recommend this hostel, mainly because of the location and the staff, but the fastidious and the squeamish should look elsewhere (and pay more).
34 Talaat Harb StreetExcellent 90%
38 Ramesis St Ramesis SqExcellent 90%
shyam_dev Hello everybody! I had a very nice time at the Venus hotel. It is a very trustable budget hotel that is centrally located. The staff were very friendly and it was a family-like atmosphere. I am even personally thankful to one of the Hotel managers Mr. Ehab Ashour for facilitating my stay.
33 A Ramsis st., Marouf Tower. DowntownAwesome 87%
luciana90 it was great stay , the owner of the hostel , they all so friendsly , they give us a great tips where to eat and they hanged out with us , and they have agreat tours around egypt , peter is the best :)
27 Talaat Harb Street In front of Talaat Harb MalAwesome 87%
4 Souk El-Tawfikeyya St., DowntownAwesome 87%
21 Yousef Elgendy St.- cnr. Hoda Sharawy St.Awesome 86%
26th Sherif St. DowntownAwesome 86%
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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