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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can not say enough good things about these guys. This was my second time staying with them. Any time I visit Cairo I will be staying with them. They truly take pride and pleasure in helping their visitors and want to make everyone's stay in Egypt something that will be a wonderful memory forever. The location is perfect, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my two months stay in Egypt I had trouble finding a good hostel, and I had to change several times due to pour facilities or unfriendly staff. Thankfully, during my 3rd week in Cairo, I heard about Australian hostel and decided to try it out. I found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. They helped us organize... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My experience with Australian Hostel has been nothing but positive. To begin with, the location in downtown Cairo offers easy access to the metro and a chance to live in the center of this lively city. The staff are very friendly and helpful with all requests. I hold them in very high regard. The hostel rooms and bathrooms are cleaned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff of the Austalian hostel are very respectful, helpful and permanently take care of us. They organise trips and will make things easier for you if you ask them, they provide you with information and best practices to make your stay even more comfortable. The rooms are provided with AC and comfortable beds. The building is old and actually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

i have stayed at this hostel and spent good time there . very clean and comfortable rooms . two common area to meet your visitors . the staff is more than helpfull . you can go and come back anytime as the hostel is open all day and night . the building is little bit old but it's clean .... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is obviously perfect , the staff are friendly, helpful, they want to help us for every thing,The rooms are cleaned daily, spacious, air conditioned, , free wireless internet in the reception with somes computers also connected to the internet, with a TV ( every body from different countries stay at night to discuss and explore the differents backgrounds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Excellent service, comfortable room, assistance with amazing tripping experience - all this was a pleasant discovery for me during my first travel abroad! -clean room, -perfect location just in the heart of Cairo: all cultural and historical heritage in 10-15 minutes reach, -I've learnt how to plan Taula! (guys are very good :) This trip won't be as great without... More 

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

The Aussie hostel is located in the heart of city with most of the key monuments and metro stations in the walking distance. Cheap on pocket and good Egyptian breakfast on offer! The hostel offers tours to all key locations at a reasonable cost. Overall recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We stayed here for two stays of a few nights in 2015. Both of the rooms were clean and comfortable, although the main side of the building was a bit nicer and more spacious than the northern side, and also quieter (although expect your 4:30 call to prayer wakeup, like everywhere in Cairo). AC was fantastic, beds a bit firm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights in a 3 bedroom dorm. Great helpful friendly staff, they organised pick up for a tour of 3 tourist locations. Bedrooms and bathroom were vlean and well maintained. Would definitely stay again next time im in Cairo. Thanks.

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Cairo city centre, this budget hostel is a 10-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum. It has a 24-hour front desk, communal room and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at The Australian Hostel have air conditioning, a tea/coffee maker and a private or shared bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony. Guests can enjoy an Egyptian or continental breakfast in the mornings. The Australian's communal kitchen allows guests to cook their own meals. The oriental-style communal room equipped with comfortable couches and a coffee table is a nice place to meet other travelers. The Australian Hostel's staff can help arrange tours of Cairo city centre, local museums and the Pyramids. They also provide maps and sightseeing brochures. The Australian is a 15-minute walk from the Railway Station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Australian Hostel

Address: 23 Abd El Khalek Tharwat St,, Cairo 11111, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $11 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Australian Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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