x The average starting price for a place to stay in Cairo is £13 per night.
26th Sherif St. DowntownOutstanding 98%
169 Mohamed Farid Street 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!
44 A Talaat Harb Street DowntownOutstanding 96%
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.
34 Talaat Harb Street, 2nd Floor, cairoExcellent 94%
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/
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.
10 Al Aded Street off of Mansouria Street, El Darasa, Islamic CairoExcellent 93%
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!
16, Adly Street 22222 Downtown CairoExcellent 92%
m.semle We stayed in the hostel in January 2013. We lived in a private room with bathroom, with windows to the street and free wifi. If you are looking for a 5 star hotel you are wrong. But if you want to live with the people in Cairo you are invitet to be part of the family with stuff and guests in the hostel. You can get any help you need for your stay in Cairo and Egypt. When we left to Luxor, we had to say good bye to many good friends.
43 Sherief Street (on the corner) 4th floorExcellent 92%
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.
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.
165 Mohamed Farid St, Down Town, CairoExcellent 90%
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.
sujatha.bh We had taken a ensuite room ..the hotel is a budget one and reasonably good. they clean the room everyday which is nice. Every ensuite room had a separate heater which is nice..the breakfast did not hav elot of variety..it just had some bread,jam and cheese. The street is not that clean but many places in Egypt are like this. they had free internet connection ...It is 10 EGP away from khan el khalili market and coptic cairo. There are quite lot of shops and no problem in getting taxi outside. the hotel tour options were expensive i did it lot lesser on my own. go out and call a taxi and haggle and you save some 80 to 200 EGP rather than with a tour company. Centrally located is a big plus and 15 min walk to egyptian museum. the staff are helpful especially magdi was very friendly and very useful when giving info about places.
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