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2 Talaat Harb Street, Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #47 of 125 Specialty lodging in Cairo
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a good budget hotel with friendly staff. After check in I took the afternoon to explore the area. Unfortunately when I returned, someone went through my clothes (there was only one other person in the room and he was out all day) and helped themselves to my best pair of trousers. Good thing I had all my valuables... More

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Portland, Oregon
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46 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

Stayed two nights in a shared bathroom room at the Sun Hotel. The location couldn't be better: it's literally steps away from the Metro entrance at Tahrir Square, so you're just a few blocks walk to the Egyptian Museum, the Nile River, and central Cairo's shopping dining and shopping areas. If you're coming by Metro just get off at Sadat... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

Sun hotel is a good choice for a budget traveller (like me), the rooms are more than sleepable, the prices are cheap, they do tours with a set price (take it or leave it) which are good. Excellent location, near pizza hut and other familiar western 'restaurants'. Best of all the owners are (strangely for Egypt!) straight up and honest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

I was first time in Egypt and reserve at Sun Hotel through Internet - and I travell with very tight budget. So I was ready for some difficulties. Being at Sun turns to be a perfect experience. Sun offers really more than that was told : Dormitory is large, with large single bed, so we benefit from friendly sharing a... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

I stayed at the Sun Hotel for over a month. It was excellent--no fuss, cheap laundry, good breakfast, and good internet, excellent, safe, and centrally located. Hosam Ramy also offers great tours to various attractions, which is nice when hustlers are perpetually trying to rip you off.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2010

The hotel locates in front of the Sadat Metro station and near the world famous fastfood restaurants like KFC. The clerks are friendly and the breakfast - 2 breads, a cheese and jam in the small packages and a cup of tea is included. It's quite a good place to stay. However, you might need to watch out for missing... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2010

My friend and I came to Cairo not knowing anyone, and did not know who to trust with all the touts trying to hustle you. We decided to stay at the Sun hotel because of the great reviews we read online, and they were right. Its a great place to stay and meet fellow backpackers. The place is pretty basic... More

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Washington D.C.
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2009

My first time staying in a hostel and the Sun does not dissapoint, people there are very helpful, Hosam Ramy, the tour director helped me and my friends out a ton. He helped us with traveling to Cairo and when my friends had five days to kill he helped us get to Luxor and back for a very cheap price,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

The trip was very good, I saw all I wanted of upper Egypt for a very reasonable price. The package included two nights of hotel stay and two nights on a very nice felucca ride on the Nile with full board. Train tickets are included in the price, and transport to Abu Simble, Philae Temple, the high dam, Luxor Temple,... More

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Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

The staff is overwhelming friendly and interesting. I always felt that my needs were met and exceeded. I had interesting conversations with all the staff (because of their English, not my Arabic, which is non-existant). The hostel is cleaned regularly and is very secure in general (you can leave valuable items with the staff/behind the desk if you are in... More

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Address: 2 Talaat Harb Street, Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
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