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Sara Inn Hostel

21 Youssef El Gendi | Cnr. Hoda Sharawy St. Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #29 of 125 Specialty lodging in Cairo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013
CP69005 Lyon, France
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lyon, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I stay in the Sara Inn at every trip to Cairo for now 7 years.......the owner is very sympathetic and helpfull as its employees, But since years he never managed any improvement. That means everything is going holder and used each year.....it is pityfull because of the fact that this hostel is really at a key geographical location in Cairo... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The hotel is very central, close to tahir but far enough for being safe. One day there was a riot with 3 people being killed, we didnt have any problems at the hotel's location. People were friendly but only very helpfull in selling their own trips. we asked if they could call a hostel at Luxor for us, they only... More

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Rome, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Hostel is conveniently located near Midan Tahrir (main square) meaning that it is easy to take metro to any direction and Egyptian museum is just few steps away. However, the rooms are quite old, without any charm and shared bathroom is really really basic and small. Breakfast is below average (and average is not high either in Egypt) and there... More

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dahab
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

The staff couldn't have been more helpful and nicer - our room was ready when we arrived even though it was 7:00 am, they organised a really good value trip to the pyramids with a knowledgeable driver, and they even gave us a discount because of our name! The room was better than expected considering the price, comfortable, with air... More

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new Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

My Husband an I were meet at the airport after a very long trip from New Zealand in April 2010 for the beginning of a 5 month adventure.We had the very good fortune to of been recommended this Hostel as a base to travel around Egypt . The Wonderful Ahmed organized our travel around the Country to see all the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2011

My husband and I first booked another hostel for our budget travel. I have to cancel after 2 nigths stay on that hostel. I know Sara Inn was highly recommended by travellers. The location is great. We arrived around 7:00a.m. from overnight train in Luxor. The owner ask the lady clean the room for us since there're family just left.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011

Excellent hotel. Good value. Very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful rooms. I had a wonderful stay here, central but quiet.

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Urdorf, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2011

Pro: -We booked shortnotice, didn't know if it's going to work out, and got picked up at the Airport! - Its pretty quiet for it's location in the middle of downtown. - nice atmosphere and friendly staff - Staff can give you helpful information and don't try to press one of their tours on you. Con: -Their website is misleading... More

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London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2010

As for value for money you can't fund a better spot in Cairo. A few points to note - the average taxi driver will not have a clue how to find this place so make use of the shuttle bus (same goes for any hotel in Cairo). Sara Hotel starts on the 6th floor of a building - there is... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2010

This is a hostel not the Hilton, rooms are basic and clean. I booked this hostel because of the free airport pick up but it was a much better experience than expected. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Emails were answered quickly. I was there during a religious holiday and the owner even shared a special meal with me.... More

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Address: 21 Youssef El Gendi | Cnr. Hoda Sharawy St. Downtown, Cairo, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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