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Dahab Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Freiburg Im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Dahab hostel is an oasis literally, in the middle of busy and crowded downtown it offers a space were you can feel comfortable and calm down. To choose a lovely place to relax you just have to buzz a little bit aroung and you will discover nice corners between huge plants or on the rooftop, from where you have...

Thank sophiapopia2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great communication, friendly staff, convenient location, and fairly priced tours! I really enjoyed staying at this hostel. I did many tours with them and they cut you a good deal. They also pick you up at the airport.

Thank Hostelexperience2929
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed for two nights in the hostel in a private room with bathroom and it was worth the money. The Egyptian Museum is near by which is great. There are several tours the hostel can book for you. I took the tour to Giza Pyramids, Dashur and Sakkura. It was 25 U.S. dollars, please note this only includes a...

Thank Tausha B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

For all the solo travellers , you guys must stay at dahab hostel. The hostel is at 6th floor but the antique elevator ride is quite amazing. The staff is very friendly . You can find so many people with different nationalities.The best part was the roof top party which the management threw for us. The party was a nice...

Thank shubhankar7793
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Was my third trip to egypt and my first time ever at a hostel, but i know where i will stay from now on for future trips, the rooftop is js amazing, although winter is lil cold, that place would be awesome for days above 20oC , rooms are clean, tried both private and shared single rooms, bathrooms are clean!...

Thank Athena A
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Dahab hostel, everything was cool. Perfect place for solo/group travelers for it has a lively environment. The staffs were so nice and accommodating. Beds are comfortable and they provided double blankets because it was cold. I had also the opportunity to jam with the owner kareem. I would probably stay there again and i'll recommend...

Thank Mark C
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 25 February 2017

really good hostel...ticks almost all the boxes for location,security, facilities and friendly staff plus great value.. Karim the Manager is a most helpful guy. Only item missing is a microwave in the smallish kitchen, otherwise faultless. Will return without hesitation.

Thank jmckcork
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Dahab Hostel in downtown Cairo deserves the absolute highest ratings possible. The amount of generosity and care that the staff give on a daily basis is just beyond words. I would highly recommend anyone who is planning to take a trip to Cairo to take some time to visit and stay in this amazing place. The amount of appreciation I...

Thank JLSchacht
Hem, France
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Clean and cheap hostel in the center of the city. Close to the main square and the Egyptology museum and in an area full of options for drinking, shopping and eating. Rooms, bathrooms and the kitchen are kept clean. It's a great value and you cannot ask for more for the price honestly. Staff is nice and competent.

Thank Monkey_Tom_Luffy
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

10 mins.walking to Egyptian Museum & Tahrir square. Large social area at rooftop. Good to meet with other travellers. 7th floor but has elevator. Breakfast is extra but decent price. Fast internet. Helpful staff. Small rooms.

Thank BenGokhan

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dahab Hostel, Your Oasis in the City... It has been open since 1998. It has been registered in all the major guidebooks and has consistently received positive reviews. Dabab Hostel is centrally located in the heart of Downtown Cairo. It is just a 3-minute-walking distance to the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sq., and within easy reach to the main train and bus stations. Dabab Hostel has its own special charm. It is a collection of whitewashed huts on the rooftop attempting to recreate the feel of Sinai beach camp in an unremittingly urban Downtown Cairo. Once you get inside, you will definitely sense the totally laid-back, chilled out and cozy atmosphere. The outdoor garden area is just superb for lounging around and catching up with other travelers in the evening. The breeze is refreshing and the vibe is incontestable. It is an ideal place for artistic travellers as well. Enjoy the fantastic reggae music played, laying back in the sun, smoking Shisha 'Water pipe' on the rooftop at the Bedwin corner. Sit back & relax, plan your itineraries & catch up with your family & friends by logging onto our new optimized FREE WiFi Broadband Internet coverage for the entire hostel. Our rooms are equipped withprivate facilities and A/C. We have single, double and private dorms available and there are 39 rooms in total. Airport Pickup Service Once you have made your booking, you will be contacted by a staff member to organize it with you. At the airport, you will find our representative waiting for you holding a sign of your name and Dahab hostel, after you finish passport checking and custom clearance. Things to see in the local area Shopping Bazars. Khan El-Khalili Market. Al Azhar Mosque. Old Cairo /Islamic Cairo. Coptic Area. The Citadel. Cairo Tower. Cairo Opera House. In the evenings, the local area has a wide variety of restaurants and lively nightspots. Thank you for choosing Dahab Hostel ... See you soon in Cairo... ...::: NEW :::... Check out our new Deluxe rooms with private facilities and A/C ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dahab Hostel

Address: 26 Mahmoud Bassiony | Talat Harb Sq., Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: €9 - €19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“Double room with toillet its the best option”
, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“away from reception area is best...ask for upstairs.”
jmckcork, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“They are so cheap, probably worth getting en suite”
Davick, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“From what I've seen all the rooms are great. Close to bathrroms, showers, etc..”
stl102016, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are great and with good space to work out”
795stefanv, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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