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Vancouver
Reviewed 15 November 2015

When you locate the building, which is a bit challenging, don't be afraid by the appearance. Once you get to the 3rd floor you walk into a really nice hostel. The rooms are spacious with great air conditioning. The beds were clean and comfy. The staff are friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed our conversations with Sarah, who shared much...

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Tubingen, Germany
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Most of Cairo sightseeings are easy reachable from the central Location of Freedom Hostel. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly, giving you the top Service and the right info, once you need to know anything about Egypt. the hostel is cozy, very clean with high Speed Internet. I would definitely like to come back to Freedom Hostel and Meet...

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Ghent
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Positive: Friendly staff, clean. Negative: Pick-up from the airport was 30mins late. Up a lot of stairs. In a very old and decrepit building. Doors don’t close well, windows don’t either, bathroom is half falling apart. We had our laundry done by them and it was returned to us very wrinkled.

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Wageningen
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I chose this place by chance, being annoyed with reading mixed reviews for the big hotels in Cairo. The people working there are very open and friendly and will help with any problems and answer your questions.They can also book trips and stuff for you. The only downside for me was that the room was really dark and it got...

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Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 25 October 2015

It was really a great time and experience staying in Freedom Hostel not only because of having a good and clean place but also the staffs are really kind, respectful, helpful and caring to their client. I highly appreciate the very warm welcome that has been given to me by the staffs such as Sara, Islam, Ahmed and Heidi. They...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015

GREAT STAFF (cant stress that enough), free wifi, comfy beds, air con, clean... nothing not to like at this place. For the price you get what you expect... just a better version of what you expect. We arrived at 3 in the am and Ahmed made us some tea which was great. Next day following a day tour booked through...

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Piura, Peru
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I spend 3 nights on there, the beds are nice, the air conditioned works good, the personal are very friendly... and its very nice... the counter guy its very friendly and helpfull :D If i return to Egypt - El Cairo , i return!! sure!

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

My first time ever staying in a hostel and this one set the bar very high! Great location in downtown Cairo. The staff was very friendly, my friend and I whom are females traveling alone felt very safe there. The rooms were big, had ac, beds were very comfortable, slept very well. We had no time for breakfast although it...

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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

The location is very good in down town and just 10 mins walking to the Egyptian Musuem . So clean and the room has air condition . The bathrooms are very clean . The staff is very nice and they can give you any information you might need and also they can arrange for you budget tours to all of...

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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

The hostel is very clean, the location its very suitable for tourists; the Nile river and the Egypt museum are like 15 min by walk there are so many shops to buy food and stuff, the staff is very friendly, breakfast is nice and the tea is the best, Recommended 100%

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About Freedom Hostel *Enjoy accommodation in style. Your travelling experience comes complete with a contemporary in-house lounge, laundry facilities and small guest kitchen. You can book travel & tours at our travel desk and keep in touch with friends & family with our internet corner, Wi-Fi and international telephone access. With our free luggage storage facilities, 24 hour reception and host of friendly staff will make your stay in Cairo a breeze. * If you've never been to Cairo before it can be quite an overwhelming and intimidating place, so why not let us make it easy for you? Less stress = more fun! No one understands the importance of having a great time while on Holiday like our staff here at Freedom Hostel. We provide the best tours and entertainment packages you'll find in this city. Forget a big, boring hotel or hostel with nothing going on - come stay with us and get a taste of Egypt that few visitors get to experience! Location Information *Our Location is one of the most easy to be reached at just 200 meters from the famous Talaat Harb Square, in front off the central bank of Egypt. *The Egyptian Museum is about 5/10 Minutes' walk. *Several Egyptian and International restaurants, cinemas and shopping malls are located nearby. Tea, coffee and shisha cafes located just few meters away. Accommodation Information *Our accommodation options include deluxe twin or double en-suited rooms, single or triple private rooms and dormitory rooms. All come with fresh white linen, a balcony, air-conditioning and a modern security system. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Freedom Hostel

Address: 6 Bank Misr St.,off Sherif St | infront of the centeral bank of Egypt, 3rd floor, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: €9 - €24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you want more privacy, you can get the deluxe room which has its own bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles shielamae_arafol, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Have to love that AC...”
 of 5 bubbles M_Price90, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 5 bedded dormitory. No idea about other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles PrinceErode, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“triple bed room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles K7759TZ_, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you are worried about safety/security, choose a double room with less people.”
 of 5 bubbles Bucketlist2013, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
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