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Featured Hostels in Cairo

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Midtown Hostel
Midtown Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 8Gawad Housny st, Abdeen, cairo, Egypt, Cairo
Free Cancellation
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$9
4.1/5 (34 reviews)

For the price and location and staff Midtown Hostel was a great stay.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2018
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil, Museum of Islamic Art, and Egyptian Museum. Coptic Museum and Cairo Tower are ...
Hostgram Hostel
Hostgram Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 2 Marouf, First floor, Cairo
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$22
4.3/5 (49 reviews)

This hostel (it is basically a hotel) is ideally located just a three minute walk from Tahir Square (Central Cairo). The manager did not try to sell me or my wife a single thing during our entire stay (unusual for Egypt). In fact he just kept offering us free things (food tea etc). I would highly ...

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil, Egyptian Museum, and Tahrir Square. Coptic Museum and Museum of Islamic Art ...
Agata Hostel
Agata Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 30 Oraby, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
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$11
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Qasr an-Nil, Egyptian Museum, and Coptic Museum. Museum of Islamic Art and Cairo Tower are also ...
Cecilia - Hostel
Cecilia - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 47 El-Falaky street, Downtown, Cairo
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$11
4.0/5 (24 reviews)

Friendly staff and the neighborhood is active, nice terrace and breakfast.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2018
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil and Tahrir Square. Egyptian Museum and Museum of Islamic Art are also within ...
Meramees Hostel
Meramees Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 32 Sabri Abou Alam, Talaat Harb Square, Cairo
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$19
4.2/5 (20 reviews)

Huge & amazing breakfast, the people working there are extremely helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil and Tahrir Square. Egyptian Museum and Museum of Islamic Art are also within ...
Isis Hotel 2
Isis Hotel 2
2.0 out of 5.0 10 Mohamed Helmy Ibrahim St., from Shamplion St., Cairo
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$24
3.6/5 (9 reviews)

Great spot for the price. Appreciate the airpot pickup

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2019
Located in Downtown Cairo, this family-friendly Cairo hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil, Egyptian Museum, and Tahrir Square. Coptic Museum and ...
One Season Hostel
One Season Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 7 elfadl st,Tallat Harb st, Cairo
$14
3.0/5 (24 reviews)

Bad place in Cairo nothing nice in it too I will back to this place again in my life.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2019
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Egyptian Museum, Museum of Islamic Art, and Coptic Museum. Cairo Tower and Khan el-Khalili are ...
Horus Guest House Pyramids View
Horus Guest House Pyramids View
2.0 out of 5.0 21 Gamal Abdelnasser ST., Nazlet El Samman - Al Haram - Pyramids, Giza, Giza Governorate
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$22
4.5/5 (44 reviews)

The staff,service,location ,and cleanliness were very good. The TV did not work and there was no telephone in the room.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2019
Situated in Giza, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Giza Pyramid Complex and Great Sphinx of Giza. Giza Solar Boat Museum and Giza Plateau are also within ...
Great Alexander Hostel
Great Alexander Hostel
1.0 out of 5.0 165 Mohammed Farid, Cairo, Cairo Governorate
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$23
5.0/5 (5 reviews)

Acceptable room in a very good location for a fair rate it was clean and breakfast was ok .

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2019
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Qasr an-Nil, Museum of Islamic Art, and Egyptian Museum. Coptic Museum and Khan el-Khalili are ...
My Hotel Hostel
My Hotel Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 13 Merit Basha St,4th Floor, Cairo
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$22
3.4/5 (52 reviews)

Staff was nice but building was really old, it looked like a jail or like in horror movies. Really old. Plus they were located on 4th floor and elevator doesn't work on the floor of 4th. Shower room smelled so bad and not hot water even. Decided not to shower or use the restroom

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is steps from Qasr an-Nil and Egyptian Museum. Coptic Museum and Tahrir Square are also within 15 minutes. Cairo Rames ...
Cairo Moon Hotel - Hostel
Cairo Moon Hotel - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 28 Adly Street, Cairo
$24
3.8/5 (32 reviews)

Extremely worn out building. Paint etc peeling from walls. Wood floors were very worn. Would not stay there again. On the bright side the staff was extremely helpful in meeting me at the Giza train station and transporting me to the hotel.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil and Tahrir Square. Egyptian Museum and Museum of Islamic Art are also within ...
Hostel Vienna
Hostel Vienna
2.0 out of 5.0 26 Mhmoud Bassuni, Cairo
$14
1.2/5 (5 reviews)

THE OWNER OF THE HOTEL DID NOT RESPECT YOUR RESERVATION. HE DID NOT ALLOW M,E TO HAVE A ROOM UNLESS I PAY IN CASH ANEW. I CANCELED MY RESERVATION AS THE HOTEL LOOKS SHABBY AND THE RECEPTIONIST IS DISRESPECTFUL. I ASKED YOU TO REFUND THE AMOUNT PAID. UNFORTUNATELY YOUR RESPONSE IS NEGATIVE.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018
Located in Downtown Cairo, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil, Egyptian Museum, and Tahrir Square. Coptic Museum and Museum of Islamic Art ...
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    Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa

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      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Cairo, one of the 40 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
      • Budget-friendly prices
      • A social environment

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Cairo for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You'll find local tours and other activities to enjoy, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.


      Hostels in Cairo

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking:

      Midtown Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Museum of Islamic Art and Egyptian Museum. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. You'll find towels, free toiletries, and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.

      Horus Guest House Pyramids View - Located within a 10-minute walk of Great Sphinx of Giza. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a bar. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and free bottled water in all rooms.

      Hostgram Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Egyptian Museum. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find towels and showers in all rooms.

      My Hotel Hostel - Located steps from Egyptian Museum. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk.

      Cairo International Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Egyptian Museum and Coptic Museum. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find free toiletries in all rooms.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Cairo?


      Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here's some information about the seasons:


      • The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 79° F and nighttime temperatures average 47° F
      • April-June: 95° F is the daytime average and 55° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 96° F and nighttime averages are around 67° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 88° F during the day and 49° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 0 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Cairo?


      Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

      Top Sights
      • Great Sphinx of Giza
      • Giza Pyramid Complex
      • Egyptian Museum
      Natural Features
      • Aquarium Grotto Garden
      • Orman Botanical Gardens
      • Al-Azhar Park
      Cultural Attractions
      • Coptic Museum
      • Museum of Islamic Art
      • Cairo Opera House

      Generally, Cairo is known for its:

      • Museums
      • Cafés
      • Historical sites
      • Entertainment
      • Cultural attractions
      • Gardens
      • Tours
      • Shopping

      How to Get to Cairo and Around the Area


      You can fly into the nearest airport in Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.), located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) away from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. If you're looking to see more of the surrounding area, head over to Cairo Rames Station to catch a train.

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