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Best Cairo hostels

Most recommended Cairo hostels

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Emerald Hotel - Cairo - Bedroom
Emerald Hotel
7.2 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Freedom Hostel - Cairo - Bedroom
Freedom Hostel
8.9 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
New Midtown
8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Champollion Hostel
9.3 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hostel Vienna
4.7 Mediocre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Ramses II Hostel
AbdeenR3 768+
R3 768+
Free Wi-Fi
Wake Up! Cairo Hostel
8.5 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Nile View Inn
8 Very Good
Old CairoR1 158+
R1 158+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Zamalek X Hostel
8.7 Very Good
Al ZamalekR995+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Venice Hosokawaya
6.1 Okay
Al AzbakeyaR287+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Grand Safari Hostel
4.8 Mediocre
Al AzbakeyaR172+
Free Wi-Fi
Purple Hotel
7.6 Good
Nasr CityR593+
Free Wi-Fi
Egyptian Night Hostel
6.7 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Up Town Hotel
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
New Safari Hostel
4.7 Mediocre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Cairo hostels near the city centre

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Cecilia - Hostel - Cairo - Balcony
Cecilia - Hostel
8.3 Very Good
Madina Hostel - Cairo
Madina Hostel
9.2 Wonderful
DowntownR1 209+
R1 209+
Holy Sheet Hostel
8.8 Very Good

How much is a Cairo hostel?

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When to book a hostel in Cairo

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Top tips for finding Cairo hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Cairo, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Cairo in February and January.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Cairo if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Sunday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 20 days before your stay to get the best price for a Cairo hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Cairo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R465, while the most expensive was R770.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Cairo

  • What are the best hostels near Tahrir Square?

    Tahrir Square is a popular area in Cairo and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Holy Sheet Hostel or Madina Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Tahrir Square.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Cairo?

    Hostel prices in Cairo can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Cairo is R36 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R4 in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hostel in Cairo for tonight?

    The best price a KAYAK user has found for a 3-star hostel in Cairo in the last 3 hours was R4 and the lowest priced 4-star hostel was R27. The cheapest hostel found on KAYAK for tonight is R4.

  • How much is a hostel in Cairo for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, KAYAK users have booked Cairo hostel for this weekend for as low as R9. Users have also found 3 star hotels from R9 and 4-star plus hotels from R27.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Cairo?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Cairo is R36 compared to R145 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Cairo?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Cairo by showing you the exact location of each hostel