x The average starting price for a place to stay in Cairo is £12 per night.
7 Elfadl street, from Talaat harb st DowntownOutstanding 100%
32 Sabri Abou Alam StreetOutstanding 98%
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.
37 talaat harb st cairo 12 floor down townOutstanding 98%
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).
43 Sherif Street DowntownOutstanding 96%
33 A Ramsis st., Marouf Tower. DowntownOutstanding 95%
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 :)
13 (26 july street) sixth floorOutstanding 95%
niscratz We stayed at this hotel for a couple of nights and found it was pretty much what we were looking for - cheap and convenient. The room was big (with 2 double beds and still lots of floor space) and had an ensuite. The people who worked at the hotel were generally very friendly and helpful, altho' this did understandably depend a little on their level of English! There was free internet in the lounge and no shortage of free refreshments on arrival. Breakfast was nothing to write home about, but there was nothing wrong with it either - I guess you could call it basic. If you do stay here, as with other places in Egypt, remember to take the business card with you when you go out... This can be essential for helping taxi drivers take you back to the hotel! Also, if you're not a fan of lifts, then this may not be the hotel for you as the hotel is situated on the 4th or 5th floor of an old building and the lift is quite old, small and rickety.
2 Maaruf St from Talat Harb Down TownExcellent 94%
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.
43 Sherief Street (on the corner) 4th floorExcellent 93%
davidmiche Staff was very helpful and friendly in this hotel which was centrally located in the bustling city center. We enjoyed a driver provided by the hotel waiting for us on arrival at the airport at a very early hour (a real plus), free wifi, breakfast, laundry service, close proximity to the museum, restaurants, cafes, action, ...and a staff arranged a personal driver for our visit to the pyramids. Don't be put off by the age of the building because the hotel on the 4th floor is new and its people made our stay very comfortable.
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.
34 Talaat Harb Street, 2nd Floor, cairoExcellent 92%
34 Abd El Khalek Sarwat StreetExcellent 91%
desmondo The staff were very friendly and helpful. Location was very convenient to all the main sites in Cairo,eg. walking distance to Cairo Museum and Khan El Khalli market etc.
42 Abd El Khaliq Tharwat ST Down town,CairoExcellent 90%
tini.knobe Dina's hostel is a very new, nice, clean and friendly place. The location in downtown is convenient, it's possible to walk to the Egypt Museum and despite the busy bustling streets outside it's not noisy at all. There's free wireless lan in the small sitting room, so bring a laptop! Dina is a very friendly and helpful girl who really cares about her guests! Thank you very much for your warm welcome and all the help!!! The only deficiency was the tour to the Giza-pyramids: the driver was friendly, but he took me straight to a friend of his and tried to sell me a camel/horse-ride through the Giza-area (which is - despite the information he gave me - not the only way to see everything and more, it's just not true, that you have to pay entry for every single attraction once you're in!!!) Anyway I can highly recommend Dina's Hostel! Enjoy your stay there :)
4 Elwy street from Qasr el Nil street Back of the National and Central Bank of Egypt, DoExcellent 90%
gameiro.lu This is a very nice place to stay in Cairo. We arrived very late, but they were really kind to us, helping us with everithing and making our arrival much nicer. It is in a good location, close to everithing and not noisy at all. The breakfast is included and they kindly offer you a lot of information about the country and the excursions you may want to do. In general, it is a good choice, at a really good price, so don't hesitate to stay here. Lucia and Rosa.
10 Al Aded Street off of Mansouria Street, El Darasa, Islamic CairoAwesome 88%
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!
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