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Cairo, Egypt
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Museum House Hostel
Museum House Hostel
8.9 Excellent
2 Champollion Road, Cairo, Egypt
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0.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 210 reviews
8.9

Museum House Hostel is located amongst Cairo's popular restaurants and eateries, just a brief stroll from Sadat Metro Station. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Midtown Hostel
Midtown Hostel
8.3 Excellent
8Gawad Housny st, Abdeen, Cairo, Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
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0.6 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 450 reviews
8.3

Offering a shuttle to Cairo International Airport, plus complimentary wireless internet, the hostel is a comfortable base in Cairo. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Meramees Hostel
Meramees Hostel
8.4 Excellent
32 Sabri Abou Alam, Talaat Harb Square, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 266 reviews
8.4

Centrally located, Meramees Hostel offers easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. It provides 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

My Hotel Hostel
My Hotel Hostel
8.0 Excellent
13 Merit Basha St,4th Floor, Cairo, Egypt
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0.3 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 154 reviews
8.0

My Hotel Hostel is situated in the heart of Cairo, a brief walk from Sadat Metro Station. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

Dahab Hostel
Dahab Hostel
8.5 Excellent
26 Mahmoud Bassiouny, Cairo, Egypt
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0.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
8.5

Dahab Hostel is set centrally in Cairo and is within a 10-minute stroll of Sadat Metro Station, Tahrir Square and the Egyptian Museum. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet during their stay.

Cecilia Hostel
Cecilia Hostel
8.5 Excellent
47 El-Falaky Street, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 525 reviews
8.5

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Saad Zaghloul Metro Station, Cecilia Hostel offers guests an ideal base while in Cairo. A short stroll from House of Representatives, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

Wake Up Cairo Hostel
Wake Up Cairo Hostel
8.9 Excellent
33 A,Ramsis St. Marouf Tower.Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 578 reviews
8.9

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Cairo. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a swimming pool.

Sun Hostel Cairo
Sun Hostel Cairo
7.6 Good
El Tahrir Square, 2 Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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0.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
GoodBased on 175 reviews
7.6

Centrally located, Sun Hostel Cairo offers easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. It is within a two-minute walk from Tahrir Square.

City Hotel
City Hotel
7.6 Good
162 Al Tahrir Street, Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt
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0.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
GoodBased on 836 reviews
7.6

Situated centrally in Cairo, City Hotel Cairo boasts an accessible setting and is within walking distance of Saad Zaghloul Metro Station. It is close to Tahrir Square, restaurants and shops.

Isis Hostel 2
Isis Hostel 2
8.4 Excellent
10 Mohamed Helmy Ibrahim St., Cairo, Egypt
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0.3 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 30 reviews
8.4

Located in Cairo's city centre, this hostel provides comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi. It is situated a brief stroll from the Egyptian Museum, Tahrir Square and Islamic Cairo.

Tips for booking a hostel in Cairo

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Cairo:$30/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$4/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$22 - $46
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$18 - $45
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Cairo hostels

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Star Plaza Hotel
Star Plaza Hotel
8.8 Excellent
22 Michel Bakhoum Street, From Mosadak Street, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt
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3.1 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Dokki Metro Station, Star Plaza Guesthouse and Apartments provides guests with a convenient base while in Cairo. Guests can also enjoy free internet throughout the property.

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Wake Up Cairo Hostel
Wake Up Cairo Hostel
8.9 Excellent
33 A,Ramsis St. Marouf Tower.Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Cairo. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a swimming pool.

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Cecilia Hostel
Cecilia Hostel
8.5 Excellent
47 El-Falaky Street, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Saad Zaghloul Metro Station, Cecilia Hostel offers guests an ideal base while in Cairo. A short stroll from House of Representatives, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

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Cecilia Hostel
Cecilia Hostel
8.5 Excellent
47 El-Falaky Street, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Saad Zaghloul Metro Station, Cecilia Hostel offers guests an ideal base while in Cairo. A short stroll from House of Representatives, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

$13
Avg. per night
Meramees Hostel
Meramees Hostel
8.4 Excellent
32 Sabri Abou Alam, Talaat Harb Square, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Centrally located, Meramees Hostel offers easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. It provides 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

$15
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Wake Up Cairo Hostel
Wake Up Cairo Hostel
8.9 Excellent
33 A,Ramsis St. Marouf Tower.Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Cairo. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a swimming pool.

$15
Avg. per night
My Hotel Hostel
My Hotel Hostel
8.0 Excellent
13 Merit Basha St,4th Floor, Cairo, Egypt
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0.3 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

My Hotel Hostel is situated in the heart of Cairo, a brief walk from Sadat Metro Station. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

$16
Avg. per night
Dahab Hostel
Dahab Hostel
8.5 Excellent
26 Mahmoud Bassiouny, Cairo, Egypt
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0.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Dahab Hostel is set centrally in Cairo and is within a 10-minute stroll of Sadat Metro Station, Tahrir Square and the Egyptian Museum. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary wireless internet during their stay.

$18
Avg. per night
Sun Hostel Cairo
Sun Hostel Cairo
7.6 Good
El Tahrir Square, 2 Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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0.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Centrally located, Sun Hostel Cairo offers easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. It is within a two-minute walk from Tahrir Square.

$19
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Star Plaza Hotel
Star Plaza Hotel
8.8 Excellent
22 Michel Bakhoum Street, From Mosadak Street, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt
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3.1 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Dokki Metro Station, Star Plaza Guesthouse and Apartments provides guests with a convenient base while in Cairo. Guests can also enjoy free internet throughout the property.

$22
Avg. per night
Alexander Hotel
Alexander Hotel
3.6 Mediocre
165 Mohamad Farid St Down Town, Cairo, Egypt
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0.9 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Alexander Hotel Cairo provides a comfortable setting when in Cairo. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

$27
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Cairo hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cairo?

    $31/night is an average price for a hostel in Cairo throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in September is the most expensive month to book, and in August is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Cairo hostels for as low as $5/night. In general, Cairo hostels for $23 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cairo?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Cairo is Wake Up Cairo Hostel. 578 users from HotelsCombined gave the Wake Up Cairo Hostel a 8.9/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to Cairo Airport?

    The closest Cairo hostel to Cairo Airport is Alexander Hotel, which is 17.7 km away.

  • Should I stay in a Cairo hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Cairo hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Cairo.