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The Australian Hostel

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Overview
23 Abd El Khalek Tharwat St Downtown, 3rd floor, Cairo 11511 Egypt See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, what really makes this hostel is the staff. Mohammed, Mina, and the crew are hilarious, helpful, and fun, to the point that I consider them all friends after my stay. The hostel is simple, clean, and fairly quiet. My two friends and I stayed...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel was in a good location for looking around Cairo, with a variety of shops and restaurants nearby. It was clean and pleasant to stay at, with comfortable beds and air conditioning. The transfers to and from the airport were reasonable as well. Mina,...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I am a regular visitor to cairo and stayed in many hotels/Hostels and this has great location with friendly staff and clean classic average hostel breakfast but room was fine with flat screen tv and ac ... apart from Mozi’s vbg

Thank mchawkins1
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I have stayed here for several nights now, generally, the place is reasonably priced and well located. they have a fair breakfast if you like boiled eggs. The hostel could be a bit cleaner, but the bathrooms are tolerable and you just wear shoes. I...More

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The staff here are the least helpful, most scammy people around. They keep trying to push tours on to you for exorbitant prices. They common area is often occupied by them and their friends and breakfast is always late. Sometimes it felt like they were...More

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Description
Located in the heart of Cairo city centre, this budget hostel is a 10-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum. It has a 24-hour front desk, communal room and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at The Australian Hostel have air ...More conditioning, a tea/coffee maker and a private or shared bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony. Guests can enjoy an Egyptian or continental breakfast in the mornings. The Australian's communal kitchen allows guests to cook their own meals. The oriental-style communal room equipped with comfortable couches and a coffee table is a nice place to meet other travelers. The Australian Hostel's staff can help arrange tours of Cairo city centre, local museums and the Pyramids. They also provide maps and sightseeing brochures. The Australian is a 15-minute walk from the Railway Station. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$12 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$12 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
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Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (2)
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"Ask the staff for restaurant recommendations"
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"Arrange airport pickup/dropoff with the hostel-as Cairo taxi drivers can be shifty"
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"Book a private room if you can, if youre more than two it comes out to the same price."
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"Free wifi, Clean bathrooms"
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