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Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

The Sun Hotel is a a wonderful and affordable place to stay in the heart of Cairo. You are close to American University and the US embassy and close to the museum. There are plenty of American fast food if that is your thing, but really, who would travel to Egypt and then eat at McDonald's? The staff is so...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here January 2011 , I payed $5 per night , I got what I payed for , nice location and staff are veery friendly . I'd Eco mend this for an extremely budget stay . Close to mostly everything and staff can arrange tours etc . I don't recommend fir families but I do for single travellers or...

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Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

The good: the location is great, the room was clean, so were the shared bathrooms. Paid 100 EGP a night for my double room which is good. Bed was relatively comfortable. The bad: the wifi only worked near the reception area, the noise from the street was very loud as the windows don't seal shut properly and it also let...

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1Thank Chris P
Slovakia
Reviewed May 27, 2015

Nice & budget friendly accomodation in downtown (close to Egyptian museum). Friendly & extremly helpfull staff. Especially Ahmed Mido, who also organized my dream trip to Abu Simbel and other temples in Upper Egypt. I felt safe all the time (in Cairo as well as on my trips). I actually made it two times, both times I got great price...

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Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

The furnitures are complete and such a comfortable place to stay. Good service. Such a a nice breakfast for me. And the most important thing is this area has a good coverage for mobile internet.Easy to get public transport.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stumbled upon this hotel purely by chance. Was pleasantly surprised by courteousness of the staff members, who spoke English. Room I stayed in was clean, linen and towel was changed daily. Despite its proximity to infamously famous and famously infamous Tahrir Sq, it's quiet and free of troublemakers. Ahmed Mido is the guy responsible for arranging various tours in the...

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2Thank Alec001
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed September 27, 2014

very good hotel and stuff very helpful.the rooms so clean .they are arrange my airport transport and they help me in my trip around Egypt its really very good hotel i recommended it to any one .i wish to come back and stay again at sun hotel

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1Thank kim s
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed January 24, 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...

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Portland, Oregon
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...

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Melbourne, Australia
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...

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Address: 2 Talaat Harb Street, Tahrir Square, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $13 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“They have all kind of rooms; from simple dormitory to airconditiened private”
 of 5 bubbles KariaM, May 27, 2015 | Read review
“the higher floor is very quite”
 of 5 bubbles T6956YYkims, Sep 27, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you lock up EVERYTHING you have. For some reason all the places I stayed at in Egypt do not have lockers!!”
 of 5 bubbles JanV260, Jan 24, 2013 | Read review
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