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Nubian Hostel

4 Elwy Street | off Qasr El Nile Street, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #13 of 125 Specialty lodging in Cairo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

My husband and I spent last year travelling through Africa and this hostel has stuck in my mind - mainly because the staff were so fantastic. We stayed for 10 days and by the end felt like friends. Thank you Kamal and co! On other travel notes: good value for money, the location was fantastic in a wonderful quarter of... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

The staff at Nubian Hostel is the best by far in Egypt. My trip began by Kamal arranging me to be picked up from the airport by a driver who was very courteous. The hostel is located in downtown Cairo in the center of everything. The museum is only a 10 minute walk away. The best part of my trip... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

we definitely recommend this place! great value for what it costs! really REALLY friendly staff, always willing to help you! rooms are clean and quiet! location is fantastic, just 1 minute walk from midan talal harb, right in the city centre! Mohamed ali, magdi, kamel and everyone was so NICE!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

After 2 years we where back in Nubian Hosteland enjoyed our time there as much as we did 2 years before.Thanks to Mr Kamal and Mr Magdi and the friendly and helpfull staff. We have had a great time in Nubian Hostel and in Cairo. Mr Kamal and Mr Magdi are so nice people, we have had nice talks and... More

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canada toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

I sat in a hotel Nubian more than 4 nights and enjoyed at the hotel there are at the hotel an excellent team of staff room clean and the breakfast is good and also the hotel gave me good service and work for me some trips excellent, such as the pyramid and Alaxandera and Old Cairo and must thank Mohamed... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

A hostel located smack dab in the middle of Cairo, 5-10 mins walk from the Egyptian Museum and Tahrir Square. Right outside the door of the hotel was a street with all sorts of tea / sheesha and food vendors and would be open uptil early morning. One could sit there and enjoy the local night life and play a... More

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Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

the room is cleaned well and the staff is really helpful. you can ask them whatever. you can also enjoy talking with them. and the taxi driver, his name is Rauof, a big man, is also very kind. He knows evrything of the town. you can feel very safe with him. the staff gives you many helpful advices. you don't... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

nice and clean place and funny teamwork, the rooms are enough spacious, the area is central and there are many coffee shops all around where to smoke shisha and drink tea. You will meet here Maghdi, Kamal and Mohammed Ali who will take care of you. Specially Mohammed Ali!

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

The room is very wide and the bed is very clean. At the first time I am surprised at the site of hotel. It is difficult for you to find out without using taxi. The staff of this hostel is very kindful and helpful. They will show you the suitable tour and help your Egyptain trip.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

An experienced traveler knows to be careful when traveling abroad. One must proceed with caution. The Nubian Hostel was a breath of fresh air. The rooms were exactly what you would expect from a hostel, the price was as advertised, but the reason that I LOVED it was because of all of the help that they provided. They helped me... More

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Address: 4 Elwy Street | off Qasr El Nile Street, Cairo, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
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Our friendly hostel offers free wireless internet, in the lobby and rooms, and free breakfast. Our hostel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Cairo. We are happy to welcome you to Cairo and look forward to showing you true Egyptian hospitality. Our bright, colorful and spacious rooms come with and without a private bathroom, television with satellite and air conditioner. ... more   less 
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