Cairo, the city of a thousand minarets, is a fascinating metropolis that has captivated travelers for centuries. From the magnificent pyramids of Giza to the bustling bazaars of Khan el-Khalili, Cairo is a city that never fails to impress.
Here are the best hostels in Cairo.
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Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.
Tahrir Square Hostel, situated in the heart of the famous Tahrir Square in Egypt, offers a unique design and private dorm rooms. Standout features include a comfortable bed, private lamb, plug and stand. The location provides beautiful views and nearby attractions such as The Egyptian Museum and Cairo Tower.
Services include daily tours, an airport shuttle and laundry service. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast and access to WIFI in their rooms and lobby. Rooms feature shared and private bathrooms with free toiletries, AC and clean linens.
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Experience the iconic Egyptian house style at Miami Cairo Hostel, located in the heart of downtown Cairo. With 15 cars at your service, transportation to Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, and Fayoum City is a breeze. The hostel is located in the famous Yakobian's building and boasts a traditional Egyptian style that you won't find anywhere else.
Step outside the quiet historic building and be greeted by the bustling sounds of Cairo, a city that never sleeps. Come to Miami Cairo Hostel for an unforgettable stay that will make you feel like a true Egyptian.
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Madina Hostel, located in the heart of lively Downtown Cairo, is an excellent place for solo travelers, couples or families who want a safe, comfortable, and social atmosphere. With 21 cozy beds split into private and shared rooms, all equipped with air conditioning and soundproof windows, Madina Hostel is one of Cairo's best hostels.
There's a fully equipped kitchen, free breakfast, and free WiFi available as well. You can relax in one of the three common areas, socialize with fellow travelers or explore Cairo's vibrant culture, restaurants, and bars.
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Pyramids Planet Hotel offers a modern, vibrant atmosphere and breathtaking views of the Great Pyramids. Enjoy your stay with our evening entertainment, 24-hour front desk, and a delicious continental or à la carte breakfast. Our rooms come with free WIFI, many featuring a stunning Pyramids view, as well as private bathrooms, air conditioning, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, safes, and room service.
We also offer laundry, ironing, and photocopying services. Check-in starts at 12 pm, check-out at 11 am. No curfew, no maximum stay required. Sorry, Egyptians and Arab nationals may not stay in dorm rooms due to local laws.
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Heritage Hostel is one of Cairo's finest youth hostels, located downtown and just a stone's throw away from famous landmarks like Tahrir Square and the Egyptian Museum. The accommodation boasts a welcoming 24-hour front desk and a terrace with scenic Nile River views. Each room at the hostel comes with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, and a mini-bar, and has a balcony.
Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast each morning. With a shared kitchen and lounge, free Wi-Fi throughout, and close proximity to major tourist spots, Heritage Hostel is an ideal choice for travelers on a budget.
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Holy sheet Hostel in downtown Cairo is the perfect spot for travelers looking for prime location and high-quality accommodations. You'll be in the heart of the action and close to all the best restaurants, coffee shops, and local markets. The hostel offers a range of rooms for every traveler, from shared to private rooms with either shared or private bathrooms.
Not to mention, it also has cozy communal areas for socializing and sharing experiences with fellow travelers. Holy sheet Hostel provides 24/7 reception, free WiFi, air conditioning, and laundry service, and there's no curfew! Come and experience one of the best hostels in Cairo!
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Mesho Inn Hostel in downtown Cairo is perfect for backpackers, families, students, and couples. All rooms have a balcony, a wardrobe, a bathroom, and Wi-Fi. The hostel provides access to a kitchen, cozy lounge with a flat-screen TV and PlayStation 3, free internet, and a library with a wide selection of books.
Receptions work 24-hours and can help guests with room service or arrange car rentals, airport shuttles or tours. The Egyptian Museum and Nasser Metro Station are within a 10-minute walk. Guests will have free parking near the hotel as well.
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Discover stylish accommodation in one of Cairo's best hostels: Freedom Hostel. This centrally-located gem boasts modern touches like an in-house lounge, guest kitchen, laundry facilities, and 24-hour friendly reception. Their variety of room options means you'll feel right at home, with fresh linens, balconies, and a secure environment.
Enjoy a continental breakfast, nearby dining, shopping, and entertainment, and let their travel desk take the stress out of exploring the city. Stay connected via Wi-Fi and keep your holiday fun and casual at this amazing hostel!
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Cheers Hostel, located in the heart of Cairo, is one of the city's best hostels. With free Wi-Fi and a range of room options including private rooms and dorms, everyone is welcome. The hostel's funky decor and friendly staff create a fun atmosphere for travelers to enjoy. Cairo's top attractions, including Tahrir Square and The Egyptian Museum, are just a stroll away. Guests can begin the day with a tasty continental or Full English/Irish breakfast at the accommodation.
With 24-hour front desk, shared kitchen and shuttle service, Cheers Hostel offers everything you need for an unforgettable stay.
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Dahab Hostel, a must-visit paradise in Downtown Cairo since 1998. Perfectly situated just a 3-minute walk from the famous Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sq. and near the primary train and bus stations. Want to experience the Sinai beach camp vibe in the heart of the city? Come and enjoy the cozy and chilled-out ambiance of Dahab Hostel's whitewashed huts on the rooftop. Featuring artist-friendly accommodations, reggae music, and lovely outdoor garden area.
WiFi available everywhere, and 39 single, double, and private dorm rooms, all with A/C, are here for you to select. Besides, one of the friendliest representatives will be waiting for you at the airport for a reserved pickup. Local attractions include Khan El-Khalili Market, the Citadel, and Cairo Opera House.
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