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Safary Hostel
Safary Hostel
6.3 Good
4 Souk El Tawfikeyya Street, 5th Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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0.9 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
GoodBased on 331 reviews
6.3

This comfortable hostel in Cairo offers free wireless internet, as well as a currency exchange and a 24-hour reception. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Horus Guest House Pyramids View
Horus Guest House Pyramids View
9.3 Excellent
21 Gamal Abdelnasser St., Cairo, Egypt
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12.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 849 reviews
9.3

Situated in Cairo, Horus Guest House Pyramids View is within walking distance of the Great Sphinx of Giza and provides a rooftop terrace. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

Museum House Hostel
Museum House Hostel
8.8 Excellent
2 Champollion Road, Cairo, Egypt
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0.2 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 218 reviews
8.8

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.

Australian Deluxe Hostel
Australian Deluxe Hostel
23 Abd El-Khalik Tharwat, Cairo, Egypt
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0.6 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Located in the city centre and a few minutes' walk from the Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue, Australian Deluxe Hostel offers comfort, convenience and quality service. Just 10 minutes' stroll from Ataba Metro Station, the hostel offers guests an ideal base when in Cairo.

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 444 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
8.3 Excellent
32 Sabri Abou Alam, Talaat Harb Square, Cairo, Egypt
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0.4 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 
ExcellentBased on 264 reviews
8.3

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 155 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 522 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 577 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.

Tips for booking a hostel in Cairo

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Cairo:$28/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$4/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$20 - $43
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$17 - $42
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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Cairo Castle Hostel
Cairo Castle Hostel
8.5 Excellent
33 Ramsis Street, Cairo, Egypt
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0.5 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Providing a shuttle service to Cairo International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, the hotel is a convenient place to stay in Cairo. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a ticket service and a concierge.

Cheapest hostels in Cairo

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Venice Hosokawaya
Venice Hosokawaya
8.0 Excellent
4 Souk Eltawfikiya St., 4th floor, Cairo, Egypt
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0.9 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Venice Hosokawaya is located in Cairo and features free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

$11
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Safary Hostel
Safary Hostel
6.3 Good
4 Souk El Tawfikeyya Street, 5th Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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0.9 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

This comfortable hostel in Cairo offers free wireless internet, as well as a currency exchange and a 24-hour reception. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

$13
Avg. per night
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
Freedom Hostel
Freedom Hostel
9.2 Excellent
6 Bank Misr Street,Off Sherif St.Front of the Central Bank of Egypt., Cairo, Egypt
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0.6 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Situated in the heart of the city, Freedom Hostel provides easy access to Cairo's main shopping and sightseeing areas. Guests can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi.

$13
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Cairo Castle Hostel
Cairo Castle Hostel
8.5 Excellent
33 Ramsis Street, Cairo, Egypt
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0.5 km from city centre, Cairo, Egypt 

Providing a shuttle service to Cairo International Airport, as well as free wireless internet, the hotel is a convenient place to stay in Cairo. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a ticket service and a concierge.

$13
Avg. per night
Meramees Hostel
Meramees Hostel
8.3 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.

$14
Avg. per night
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.

$14
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.

$15
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Cairo hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Cairo?

    On average, it’s $29/night for a hostel in Cairo, though $22/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $5/night in Cairo. Try to avoid booking your hostel in September (the most expensive month). Booking in August (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Cairo?

    With an average review score of 8.9 (out of 10) from 577 HotelsCombined users, Wake Up! Cairo Hostel is considered the best Cairo hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Cairo Airport?

    Alexander Hotel is 17.7 km away from Cairo Airport, making it the closest Cairo hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Cairo hostel?

    Hostels in Cairo tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Cairo hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.