x The average starting price for a place to stay in Cairo is £13 per night.
7 Elfadl street, from Talaat harb st DowntownOutstanding 97%
6,Bank Misr St.,off Sherif St. Front of Egyptian Central Bank Downtown,Cairo.EgyptOutstanding 97%
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!
34 Talaat Harb Street, 2nd Floor, cairoOutstanding 95%
26th Sherif St. DowntownOutstanding 95%
27 Talaat Harb Street In front of Talaat Harb MalExcellent 94%
17, Soliman El Halaby St, From Emad El Din StExcellent 93%
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.
23 Abd El Khalek Tharwat DowntownExcellent 92%
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.
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 Talaart Harb Street Yacoubian Building 4th FloorExcellent 91%
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/
37 Taalat Harb street, Down Town 8th FloorAwesome 89%
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.
27, Talaat Harb Street, DowntownAwesome 89%
32 Sabri Abou Alam StreetAwesome 88%
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.
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