Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Hurghada, Egypt. You can choose from 3 Hurghada hostels. In total, there are 12 cheap places to stay in Hurghada such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Hurghada. To help you make friends with Hurghada before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Hurghada, Egypt, is a top destination for everyone who wants to enjoy a cheap beach holiday. Nice beaches, good (fast) food, and sunshine are almost guaranteed.
Once only a small village on the Red Sea, Hurghada is now a booming resort city. Visitors from all over the world come here to enjoy their holiday, tan on the beach, and go snorkeling or diving in the Red Sea. While there are many companies offering all-inclusive holidays to the resorts in Hurghada, you can also go here for cheap as independent traveler. Fight tickets to Hurghada are one of the cheapest intercontinental tickets from many countries in Europe.
If you are already on a cultural trip in Egypt, it is also easy to reach Hurghada. About two daily buses depart from each of the big cities on the Nile River to Hurghada, of which Luxor is the closest. A trip from Luxor takes about four hours by intercity bus.
As mentioned before, the main reason to visit Hurghada is the Red Sea. The sea is famous for its great coral, which can be seen only a few metres away from the coast. Snorkling or (scuba-) diving are must do's when you are visiting Hurghada. Any experience in scuba-diving is not needed. Other activities can also be booked in town or at our Hurghada, Egypt hostel, such as camel rides and visiting Bedouin tribes. Although Egypt is an Islamic country, there are bars where you can buy alcoholic drinks. Most accommodations also sell some beers.
While most accommodation in Hurghada consists of hotels and all-inclusive resorts catering mostly to people that booked a holiday through a tour operator, there are a few hostels in Hurghada, Egypt. Decent hostels in Hurghada, Egypt can be booked for only a few euro. There are also a few budget hotels, but they obviously do not offer the same vibe as hostels. Both Hurghada, Egypt hostels and budget hotels are often run by Europeans.
Written by local enthusiast for Hurghada hostels Martin Straatman
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A hostel in Hurghada costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Hurghada with private rooms costs on average $18.
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