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Canadian Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 12 November 2012 via mobile

i spent some days here and book a tour with them. so, rooms are basic, just a bed no wardrobes. ask for air condition rooms. it is very hot cairo. there is wifi and a simple breakfast. managers speak good english. about Tours, i booked a tour by them and in the south in aswan their partners are not very...

1Thank nicola f
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 11 October 2012

I stayed at this location as part of the whole Backpackers package I bought. What a great place - right near the big square, near shopping, public transit, etc. Internet worked really well as did the a/c. Would stay here again, without question. Also, FYI the tour package is one of the best (and best priced) you will find in...

1Thank amberinnevada
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 8 October 2012

it is located in the center of cairo, on the main shopping roads ... a very pleasant hotel with clean and comfortable rooms, very friendly and helpful staff.s... I really enjoyed my stay there.....................................................................!

1Thank mutzi343
Reviewed 5 August 2012 via mobile

I stayed at the Canadian hostel for three nights and while it was nothing special, I had no major complaints. It was when I wanted to book a tour of the Giza pyramids and Saqqara that things took a bad turn. Having paid for a driver and tour guide for the trip, we arrived at Giza to be met by...

1Thank Cjj37
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 June 2012

nothing to say good about this hostel, but please don't go there anyway .. Room - ok but nothing special, toilet & bathroom - no water, seat is broken location - ok staff - no friendly, just wait for you to check out so they can switch off lights & Ac. I paid for a full night and check in...

3Thank Manik_Arora
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Stayed here for 2 days in May 2012. Cheap place but dirty, dusty. Nothing Canadian about this place! Sign in 2 bathrooms said toilets are fragile, put soiled toilet papers in the rubbish bin. Then horrors, I saw cleaning lady throw rubbish in this bin outside window near reception! My room's air-cond was not working. When I asked them next...

2Thank Sydney-girl-holidays
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Place is located near Tahrir Square, downtown is easy to discover from there. Public transportation (metro & bus) is only a few steps from the entrance. The room was good and the facilities were also in a good condition. There were no problem with cleanliness. The street can be a little noisy during night (as for all downtown hotels). The...

1Thank Zsolt226
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Close to Everything hostel is no easy to find in a big city. but CH is perfect and friendly

Thank GiorgioCan
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 March 2012

This hostel is excellent right in the downtown area, near the historical tahrir square and minutes away from other great historical attractions that Egypt has to offer. The hostel is great, the staff is very knowledgeable and willing to help you arrange tours, flight transfer, and other things that will help you have a great experience in Cairo. I have...

Thank Sam J
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2012

I loved staying at this hostel. I stayed there multiple times. The staff was always willing to help me. One night I was supposed to catch a train and was worried about getting on the right one. One of the staff took me to the platform and made sure I was on the right train and in the right seat....

Thank flowerchick40

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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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 :)”
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.”
cavanau3, 2 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Avoid this place and go somewhere else! I chose a private room for myself, meaning no-sharing. Disappointing.”
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.”
flowerchick40, 22 Mar 2012 | Read review
“All rooms are Great”
HeyY_12, 18 Mar 2012 | Read review
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