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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

the location is good' close to the museum' just 2 minutes and the hostel is very nice clean' cheap and the rooms are quite good A/C clean bathrooms' their staff are great' they just there to help us ' they even offered to spend good time at the local Coffe' their service is wonderful even the guys who handle the... More 

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2 Thank Andrew494
Cairo, Egypt
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2013

rooms are clean and big, location is close to everywhere ya sure i love to come back and stay in again, staff is great they are realy friendly helpfull and good company providers if you are bored i dont think so you need to go any where just come out the room and your friends are right there to help... More 

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2 Thank fasialnadeem
Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2013

i had a great time at the Canadian hostel, first they picked us up from the Airport, rooms are clean , shower is good,location is perfect, the staff were really helpful and speak very good English , they also planned our trip all over Egypt "Cairo, Aswan, Luxor and the Red sea" the tour guides were amazing, thanks everyone, VERY... More 

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2 Thank richard m
New Delhi, India
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Jimmy, Mohammad, Medhat & Mido makes up a brilliant team with Jimmy being a very patient, helpful and an understanding manager. Nearly all my trip in Cairo was planned with the help of the staff. The rooms are clean and the location is super as it is very close to Tahrir Square. The entrance of the building is a little... More 

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3 Thank Angad_Solo_Traveler
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

The canadian is very nice to stay, the have a amazing staff, who tried to help you to have a nice time at Egypt. The building is horrible, but the room is very good! There shower is not good, but you can have a shower if you have patience... BUT NOT BELIEVE IN THE TOURS! ARE EXPENSIVE AND THEY DONT... More 

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3 Thank Diegomaldonado10
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Jimmy, Mohammad, Medhat and all of the other staff at the Canadian Hostel were absolutely impeccable. They not only gave us a great night in Cairo, but effectively made the rest of our trip to Egypt. They offered service which gave us other hotels in Aswan and Luxor, they gave us tour guides, transportation, and even bought our train tickets... More 

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4 Thank DanSmeenk1991
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2013

My friend and I stayed at the Canadian Hostel for 5 days when we first arrived in Cairo and loved it so much that after travelling around Egypt we came back and stayed the rest of our time here before leaving. The staff is very friendly and helpful-always willing to help you get train tickets or even take you to... More 

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2 Thank cavanau3
Tanta, Egypt
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2012

After experiencing lots of disasters, I finally found that Canadian Hostel is the best hostels in Cairo. The staff are friendly, the rooms are clean, the price is acceptable, and the most important thing is that there are hot water! To those who don't speak Arabic, in Canadian Hostel, you can communicate with the staff without any problem.

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5 Thank ririrurud
Tainan, Taiwan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2012

The location is perfect, near Egyptian Museum and the metro, convenient to reach other sights and easy to grab simple and delicious Egyptian food around. The staff are friendly and full of energy. They are willing to answer any question and speak good English. I've stayed in three hostels in Cairo and this is the best one with reasonable prices.... More 

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3 Thank ShurouqHuang
Taipei, Taiwan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Excellent value for money. Very central location in Downtown Cairo,2 minutes to the Egyptian Museum, Midam Tahrir and the metro station. Although the building looks a bit old but it's french designed. They have a door man 24 hours, that makes me feel safe. The common spaces and the rooms are very clean and spacious. Choose room number 115, it... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"The Canadian Hostel is the Best Hostel in Cairo, Egypt, and perhaps the best in Africa!" We are located right in the centre of downtown Cairo, across the street from the subway and with a 5 minute walk to the Egyptian Museum it makes us hard to beat as the best place to stay.Please enjoy our friendly atmosphere, great service and hospitality. Breakfast is included (Egyptian & Continental) and our staff will exert each and every effort to make your stay a comfortable one.Almost all our rooms have air conditioning, including our dorm room. ... more   less 

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Address: 5 Talaat Harb Street 1st florr | Tahrir Squire- Down Town - Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Number of rooms: 17
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“Rooms on the other half of the hostel (the one which is opposite to the reception desk) has a better bathroom :)”
 of 5 bubbles Angad_Solo_Traveler, 24 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The rooms are so cheap as it is, choose one with air conditioning. My friend and I paid a little more and got our own room with 2 beds. We kept all our belongings there so we didn't have to cart around our stuff or worrying about other people in the same room. We would just lock the door whenever leaving.”
 of 5 bubbles cavanau3, 2 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Avoid this place and go somewhere else! I chose a private room for myself, meaning no-sharing. Disappointing.”
 of 5 bubbles Sydney-girl-holidays, 25 May 2012 | Read review
“Try to get one away from the elevator so you dont have to listen to it open and close.”
 of 5 bubbles flowerchick40, 22 Mar 2012 | Read review
“All rooms are Great”
 of 5 bubbles HeyY_12, 18 Mar 2012 | Read review
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