We previously stayed at the hostel in 2005 and were very pleased with the cleanliness and the hospitality of the staff.
Rooms were clean and comfortable.
Unfortunately it appears to be run by a different set of people and it has sadly deteriorated..
We returned in December 2010 and were surprised. The carpet in the room was filthy, the room was dingy and cold at night.We were promised a heater but it didn't appear.There were also broken fixtures in the bathroom, and the bed lamps didn't work.
My friends room locks were changed (without informing him)and they left the the debris outside his room.Strangely they had forgotten to obtain the new keys to the room, so my friend was unable to enter his room and had to wait for staff to organise one,in order for him to gain access.
Overall, very poorly organised
It wouldn't be difficult to fix the problems but the staff appear disinterested. However the ladies working there are very nice and approachable. and did try to accommodate.
We checked out earlier then scheduled and stayed else where.
Shame, it was very promising back in 2005 but has succumbed to the poor standards that are often seen in many of the hostels in Cairo.
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