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Best Cairo hostels

Most recommended Cairo hostels

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The Australian Hostel - Cairo - Living room
The Australian Hostel
8.3 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Emerald Hotel - Cairo - Bedroom
Emerald Hotel
7.2 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Guardian Guest House
8.9 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Miami Cairo Hostel
8.2 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Freedom Hostel
9 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Luna
Free Wi-Fi
Isis Hostel 2
8.1 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Vienna
5.1 Fair
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Meramees Hostel
7.6 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Venice Hosokawaya
6.4 Okay
Al Azbakeya$25+
Free Wi-Fi
African House Hostel
7.4 Good
Al Azbakeya$52+
Free Wi-Fi
King Tut Hostel
Free Wi-Fi
Wake Up! Cairo Hostel
8.6 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi

Cairo hostels near the city centre

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Cecilia Hostel - Cairo - Balcony
Cecilia Hostel
8.1 Very Good
Dahab Hostel - Cairo - Bedroom
Dahab Hostel
9 Wonderful

How much is a Cairo hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 62% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 135% rise in price.
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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 July and June.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Cairo if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Cairo hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Cairo

  • 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 $38 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $6 in the last 3 days.

  • 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 $38 compared to $199 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Cairo safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Cairo. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Cairo?

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