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City Hostel
1 out of 5
0.6 mi from Al-Azhar University
The price is $11 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4.4/5Excellent! (19 reviews)

"The staff are welcoming and ready to help,overall it is v.good value for money"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

City Hostel
Great Alexander Hostel
1 out of 5
0.4 mi from Al-Azhar University
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The price is $22 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Good hostel with basic breakfast , the free wifi was good too . it is located in a live area , enjoyed here ."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2019

Great Alexander Hostel
Midtown Hostel
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Al-Azhar University
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The price is $18 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
4/5Very Good! (54 reviews)
First time to Cairo

"It was my first time to Egypt (Cairo) and I was looking for places to stay and my friend recommended this place because it was pretty central. I had a huge double room with a balcony. Had a fridge, TV and private shower. The free breakfast was great and the staff helped me out with booking a trip ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

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Nour Elsabah Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.1 mi from Al-Azhar University
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The price is $28 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
Nour Elsabah Hotel
Private 4 beds suite
0.6 mi from Al-Azhar University
The price is $40 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
Private 4 beds suite
Sunset Hotel Cairo
1 out of 5
0.3 mi from Al-Azhar University
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The price is $30 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Worth staying at, really Good, Great Hosts

"Very happy with ‘Sunset Hotel’ Clean & newly built, staff speak good English so is easy for British Tourists. Hotel is ran by two brothers who are both Christian! & are really nice down to earth nice hosts, unlike most of Egypt. Has clean beds, clean everything, WiFi & TV. Good location, near metro, ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Sunset Hotel Cairo
Arabian Nights Hotel
2 out of 5
0.2 mi from Al-Azhar University
The price is $11 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
3.6/5Good! (48 reviews)

"The only thing that was ok was the owner........This was the worst hotel I've ever stayed in ......we changed hotels straight away.... Don't just read the reviews, check who wrote the reviews, because the whole area was the same ."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2019

Arabian Nights Hotel
Sydna All Hussain Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Al-Azhar University
The price is $14 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Nice Islamic style hostel at a good location suitable for who like to stay beside the famous old Cairo mosques and close to city center . Clean room , friendly staff and very good value ."…"

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2020

Sydna All Hussain Hotel
Atlas Hotel
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Al-Azhar University
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2/5 (2 reviews)
very poor room

"the worst experiment in the life, will never repeat it again"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2018

Atlas Hotel
Windsor
3 out of 5
0.6 mi from Al-Azhar University
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3.7/5Good! (60 reviews)

"Property is very old, so I do understand a bit of difficulty. Very hot when we were there, and ac cpuld not really cool room. Limited and dodgy wifi. Staff very eager to please. Tours arranged with Mr. Samir Fayek from hotel were great. Jotel has fewat driver and ac van for tour use, and Mohammed ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

Windsor
Abdeen Palace Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.3 mi from Al-Azhar University
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3.9/5Good! (18 reviews)

"It is a very old building, but the manager of the hotel keeps his section of the building Clean and tidy, and compared to other higher quality rated places we stayed in on our your through Egypt, this property rated up there with the stars. Breakfast was great, as was the ladies who prepared it. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Abdeen Palace Hotel
Azar Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
0.5 mi from Al-Azhar University
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The price is $33 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
3.9/5Good! (22 reviews)

"After being checked in and putting our clothes away, feeling good about the room, there was a knock on the door and we were informed that we were being kicked out of our shared room, two single beds, and being forced to take 2 separate rooms. We were told that the police had said that my Egyptian ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Azar Boutique Hotel
Happy City Hotel
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Al-Azhar University
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2.9/5 (8 reviews)
Very decent hotel w/ restaurant in Downtown Cairo

"I had a couple of days to spend in Cairo while in transit and so I decided to base myself in the city centre from which I went to Giza pyramids, Old Cairo and other neighbourhoods."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2015

Happy City Hotel
Bostan Hotel
1 out of 5
0.3 mi from Al-Azhar University
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1/5 (1 review)
Attention Hôtel des arnaqueurs je vous previens

"Attention votre sejour retournera en cauchemar. Pas de petit dejeuner. Pas hygiene. Très mauvais service et en fin de compte il vous demande un suplement sans raison. Ce sont des arnaqueur je vous conseille d'éviter ce mauvais endroit car vous risquer de gacher votre vacance"…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2017

Bostan Hotel
Alexander Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.4 mi from Al-Azhar University
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2.8/5 (5 reviews)
never will suggest to no one,beside the reservati

"i din*t have no reservation,the hotel was booked ,,dirty all over,i will not suggest to no one ;"…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2014

Alexander Hotel
Cairo Stars Hostel
2.5 out of 5
0.4 mi from Al-Azhar University
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1.9/5 (11 reviews)

"It was dirty and noisy."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

Cairo Stars Hostel
Milano Hotel
2 out of 5
0.4 mi from Al-Azhar University
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2.9/5 (8 reviews)
Nice hostel

"It was fine ."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Milano Hotel
Charming Downtown Apartment in the heart of Cairo
The price is $52 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
Charming Downtown Apartment in the heart of Cairo
Al Nabila Hotel
4 out of 5
0.9 mi from Al-Azhar University
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2.3/5 (10 reviews)
Bad experience

"I couldn't stand for one night, so I checked out after 30 min in the hotel. It was so dirty. slow in check in, no wi fi."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Al Nabila Hotel
Nitocrisse Hotel
1 out of 5
0.5 mi from Al-Azhar University
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The price is $14 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
1/5 (1 review)

"It is not clean at all. The truth is so far from what they tell at the site. No air conditioner. Everything is terrible."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

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Al-Azhar University is located in a historic area of Islamic Cairo known for its picturesque gardens and top museums. If you're looking for a convenient place to stay, you might search for properties close to public transportation so it's easy to get around.

Staying Near Al-Azhar University

Take your pick of these hotels and other accommodations, all within a mile of Al-Azhar University:

  • Arabian Nights Hotel: With a stay at this 1-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with satellite TV. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and room size.
  • Le Riad - Tell a Story: This 5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast and local sightseeing.

Things to See and Do Near Al-Azhar University

While you're in town visiting Al-Azhar University, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

Egyptian Museum, Museum of Islamic Art, and Gayer-Anderson Museum feature captivating exhibits. Sights like Tahrir Square, Cairo Tower, and Midan Hussein Mosque are landmarks to visit in the area. Spend some time exploring the natural beauty of Al-Azhar Park, Aquarium Grotto Garden, and Orman Botanical Gardens.

Egyptian Presidential Palace and Khan el-Khalili are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out Great Sphinx of Giza, which is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Al-Azhar University, or make a stop by Giza Pyramid Complex, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Al-Azhar University?
Al-Azhar University is located in a historic area of Islamic Cairo known for its picturesque gardens and top museums. You’ll find 328 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best place to stay close to Al-Azhar University?
Adjacent to Al-Azhar University, Nour Elsabah Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options within a short distance include Arabian Nights Hotel and Sydna All Hussain Hotel.
How many hotels can I expect to find near Al-Azhar University?
Expedia has 328 hotels and other accommodations a few miles from Al-Azhar University.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Al-Azhar University, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals close to Al-Azhar University.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Al-Azhar University?
To find more details about updating your stay near Al-Azhar University or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What can I see and do near Al-Azhar University?
Museum of Islamic Art, Coptic Museum, and Gayer-Anderson Museum feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you’re in town. Explore landmarks like Egyptian Presidential Palace, Baron Empain Palace, and Abdin Palace. You can wander around Al-Azhar Park, Orman Botanical Gardens, or Aquarium Grotto Garden if you want a dose of fresh air.

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