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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2013

i really enjoyed my stay at lialy hostel, cairo. the hostel is under new management and i was really impressed. the rooms were basic but clean and with heaps of space and the shared bathrooms were cleaned regularly throughout the day. the staff were incredible and could speak fluent english, while the owner who spends most of his time in...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2012

I had men (who were not guests of the the hostel but rather worked there OR were friends of people who worked there)- knocking on my door at night, trying to chat me up constantly and people trying to look into the bathroom when I was in there. I was put in a room that had see-through walls (frosted glass)...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Yes; it is one of the cheapest rooms in Cairo and yes it is in a very central location. Rooms were clean and the owner was welcoming at first. But then the sales pitch begins. Very pushy of low quality, over priced deals. I paid over the odds for a trip to the pyramids because I was told I would...

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Canada
Reviewed 25 June 2011

We experienced Egypt history! The protestors under the balcony. But, We never felt insecure do. The place is well maintain, quiet, clean with space.The staff is helpfull with the respect of going outside to smoke. The simple little breakfast help you to leave early for a visit when you need to. Most of what you need is at walking distance:...

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Merida, Mexico
Reviewed 17 June 2011

We stayed in the hostel for 2 days. Its location on the Talaat Harb square, smack in the center of Cairo can be both a pro and a contra: You're relatively close to everything, but at the same time the area is busy with traffic around the clock. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and we could use the...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 4 August 2010

When i stay here, it seem ok, i like the people who works there, nice atmosphere. The room are clean, the share/bathroom are clean. The breakfast is simple egg/bread and tea but what more you expect for cheap place. If you looking to stay here for few days(and save money) or even long, i recommend you this place, its the...

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London
Reviewed 5 April 2010

Lialy is very centrally located, a few minutes walk away from Tahrir Square. It's a decent place to stay, particularly if you can get your own room - clean and tidy, although absolutely no frills. Breakfast is not bad either - falafel, fuul and pita. Probably no one's first choice of place to stay, but nonetheless decent.

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New York
Reviewed 10 March 2008

The worst. Not clean, I got sick from the breakfast, and Mustafa, the owner is a rip-off artist. Internet prices change, his tours are wildly overpriced, and he did not return all my money when I left 3 days early - I paid 7 days in advance, and he claimed I had paid a higher rate for less nights. So...

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Illinios
Reviewed 21 May 2007

Considering that this was a hostel, I wasn’t expecting wonderful accommodations. I most certainly didn’t get them. I stayed there in May of 2007. The cleanest thing in the hostel was the bathroom floors, because each guest that showers there is expected to squeegee the water in the direction of the floor drain. Sandpaper is softer than the towel I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lialy InnWe are located in downtown Cairo, just a short walk from Tahrir Square and the world famous Egyptian Museum. This central position gives you easy access to many shops and restaurants, including the major chains like McDonalds, KFC, Hardees, etc., allowing you freedom to enjoy the many different aspects of Cairo. Our balconies overlook Talaat Harb Square, which gives you an excellent opportunity to view the busy daytime traffic or the local nightlife.Whether it is single, double, triple, or dormitory rooms that you require we can happily supply them for you; and our dormitory rooms are suitable for male, female, or mixed groups. Almost all of our rooms have air conditioning (soon this will be all of our rooms), and those that do not are equipped with electric fans to help you stay cool.Our kitchen is your kitchen and so if you wish tea or coffee, or want to cook your own meal, you can do so: and for no extra charge. All we ask is that you supply your own tea and coffee. A washing machine is available for your laundry and prices are available on demand. Please note that we air dry your clothing and so it may take 24 hours for your laundry to be completed.Our lounge area is spacious and has a balcony overlooking Talaat Harb Square. Here you will find: a satellite television; many couches/sofas for those chillaxing moments; tables for eating at, or for your laptop; free Wi-Fi; and many power points: handy for when your electrical equipment needs recharged.The Lialy Inn has a non-smoking policy throughout our premises, but if you do wish to enjoy a smoke we do have areas that are set aside for you.Our 24 hour reception desk also doubles as our 24 hour bookings and enquiry desk and so you will never feel lost as our professional and friendly staff will always be on hand for you. We also cater for all types of holidays: budget tours to 5 star deluxe tours; short breaks to full Egypt excursions; pre-set packages to tailor made ones; day trips; airport/bus/train transfers; the list of what we offer is almost endless: please feel free to ask us for a quotation ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lialy Hostel

Address: 8 Talat Harb Square | Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $10 - $12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11

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