Hostels in Cairo, Egypt

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Cairo, Egypt
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Popular hostels in Cairo

Discover well-known properties in Cairo that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 3,819 hotels in Cairo and price data was last updated on 2 March 2024. The average price for a hotel in Cairo is €23/night.
The following hostels are among the most sought after in the Cairo area. Try adjusting the dates or room and guest combinations if you're not seeing the options you're looking for.
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6 Bank Misr Street,Off Sherif St.Front of the Central Bank of Egypt., Cairo, Egypt
Situated in the heart of the city, Freedom Hostel provides easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. It also offers complimentary wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
8.9
Excellent
640 reviews
Location
0.6 km from city centre
2 Champollion Road, Cairo, Egypt
Museum House Hostel is located in the heart of Cairo, and features free Wi-Fi. It is surrounded by a range of popular eateries and is minutes on foot from Sadat Metro Station.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.3
Excellent
1309 reviews
Location
0.2 km from city centre
13 Meret Basha, Cairo, Egypt
Heritage Cairo is a comfortable base when in Cairo and is close to everything the area has to offer. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.
Free Wi-Fi
8.9
Excellent
1007 reviews
Location
0.2 km from city centre
32 Sabri Abou Alam, Talaat Harb Square, Cairo, Egypt
Centrally located, Meramees Hostel offers easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. Guests can also make the most of free internet access throughout the property.
Free Wi-Fi
7.5
Good
464 reviews
Location
0.4 km from city centre
3 Ibrahim El-Qabbani St. Talaat Harb Sq., Cairo, Egypt
Situated in the heart of the city, Kings Palace Hotel Cairo provides easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. It also offers complimentary wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Air conditioning
4.8
Okay
1 reviews
Location
0.3 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Cairo

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Cairo. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 2 March 2024.
Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:October
Average price in Cairo:€23/night
Cheapest price found:€2/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
€3 - €52
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€9 - €49
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Cairo hostels

Browse through properties in Cairo that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 3,819 properties in Cairo and data was last updated on 2 March 2024.
According to our users, these are some of the best hostels to stay at in Cairo. Learn why these hostels were rated among the best by reading user reviews.
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26 Mahmoud Bassiouny, Cairo, Egypt
0.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€20
Avg. per night
47 El-Falaky Street, Cairo, Egypt
0.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€12
Avg. per night
11, Ramsis Str, - Abdel Monem Riyad Sqr., Cairo, Egypt
0.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€31
Avg. per night
33 Ramsis Street, Cairo, Egypt
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
€29
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Cairo, Egypt

Discover affordable stays in Cairo that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Cairo can be found for as low as €11 per night. There is currently one property in Cairo that can be booked for this price. The Australian Hostel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Cairo. Price data was last updated on 2 March 2024
These are the lowest prices we've found on hostels in Cairo at the moment. Consider alternative dates if you're able to compare prices.
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23 Abd El Khaleq Sarwat Downtown Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€11
Avg. per night
26 Mhmoud Bassuni, Cairo, Egypt
0.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€12
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8 Ali Al Kasar Street, Cairo, Egypt
1.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€13
Avg. per night

Other accommodations in Cairo

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Sidi Hamad El-Semman, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Cairo, Egypt
11.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
€26
Avg. per night
Omar Ibn El Khattab Street, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
11.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€113
Avg. per night
Alexandria Road, Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt
12.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€121
Avg. per night
60 Giza St., Dokki, Cairo, Egypt
2.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€99
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Cairo

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Cairo to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 2 March 2024.
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Facts about staying in Cairo

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Cairo to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 2 March 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cairo?

    €23/night is an average price for a hostel in Cairo throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in February is the most expensive month to book, and in November is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Cairo hostels for as low as €3/night. In general, Cairo hostels for €22 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cairo?

    Based on our data, Dahab Hostel is the best Cairo hostel, with a rating of 9.0/10 from 71 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Cairo Airport?

    Lyly Hotel is the nearest hostel in Cairo to Cairo Airport, at a distance of 17.8 km.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Cairo closest to Tahrir Square?

    The most popular hostel in Cairo that’s close to Tahrir Square is Egyptian Night Hostel. Just 0.3 km separate Egyptian Night Hostel from Tahrir Square, the city’s most popular attraction. 943 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Egyptian Night Hostel a score of 6.7/10.

  • Should I stay in a Cairo hostel?

    Staying in a Cairo hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Cairo tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.

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