x The average starting price for a place to stay in Cairo is £17 per night.
42 Talat Harb StreetOutstanding 100%
34 Talaat Harb StreetOutstanding 95%
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).
4 Souk El-Tawfikeyya St., DowntownAwesome 87%
32 Sabri Abou Alam StreetAwesome 86%
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.
21 Yousef Elgendy St.- cnr. Hoda Sharawy St.Awesome 86%
26th Sherif St. DowntownAwesome 85%
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).
169 Mohamed Farid Street DowntownVery Good 77%
19 ( 26 July St ) 4th FloorGood 72%
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.
37 Taalat Harb street, Down Town 8th Floor0 65%
165 Mohamed Farid St, Down Town, Cairo0 63%
hgyammama I enjoyed my short but memorable stay at Alexander Hotel.I parrticularly enjoyed the company of Ahmad, Walid and Haitham. i will not hesitate to recommend Alexander Hotel to anybody going to Cairo. The Hotel is at the city centre, well renovated, clean, and with strong internet signal. The TV programms were good and clear and the staff were friendly.
14 Champlion Street Downtwon0 60%
a_olo The location is perfect. Just a few meters from the Egytian Museum and shopping center. The staffs are very friendly and helpful. They speak good English too. The room rates are very affordable and therefore perfect for budget travellers. The only problem I had is the very old elevator that sometimes doesn't work and the hotel is on the 6th floor. Also, the main entrance of the building is kind of dark and unattractive because the ground floor is not occupied. But the hotel itself is clean and newly rennovated. Wifi and hot water are available.
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