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33 B Ramsis Street Maarouf tower, Cairo 11511 Egypt
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#5 of 201 Specialty lodging in Cairo
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Concierge
Laundry service
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Currency exchange
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Microwave
Refrigerator
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Full view
70Somewhat walkable
Grade: 70 out of 100
102Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
311Reviews0Q+A37Room tips

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Cristian M wrote a review Dec 2019
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This hostel is the best hostel ever and with the nicest people. I really felt like home every time i got there and yousef and radwa really helped me out with everything. The price is the best and it includes the best and complete breakfast ive seen in hostels. It is very clean also. Im very happy with my experience there. I really hope to see them again soon. If i needed food, they would order it for me, if i wanted a beer they would go get it for me. If i needed to go to the farmacy they would go with me so i could know the way. They are my egyptian family.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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pdmancs wrote a review Nov 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom407 contributions275 helpful votes
I spent 5 nights in Cairo at The Castle Hostel. As I didn’t plan on spending too much time in my accommodation, I wanted a base that was central, clean, affordable and friendly. I chose perfectly. The hostel is on the 15th floor of a fairly run down old tower building but it’s a safe haven once you’re inside. The staff were great - they’re like a family, super friendly, helpful, knowledgeable. They did some laundry for me, and are happy to prepare an early breakfast if you need it. They gave me a triple room on my first night - it was basic but ok - but moved me to a twin room next day. This was much more comfortable (especially the bathroom). WiFi was ok - not great, but good enough. The staff asked me how they could improve and I suggested a couple of things: - breakfast is served on a tray each day. It’s ok for a day or two but it’s the same each day and it gets a bit monotonous. - the elevators aren’t great. I never felt comfortable in them. I was stuck in one for a few minutes. And on one occasion the other opened its doors almost a metre below the floor level so I had to climb out! Tip - Cairo is pretty full on. If you want some R&R for a day, some of the hotels let you pay for a day pass to use the pool and relax. Can be money well spent!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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yozkul wrote a review Sep 2019
Kutahya, Turkey309 contributions30 helpful votes
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Castle Hotel is on Ramsis St.You need to find Maarof Tower and hotel at 15th floor.Elevator is good however a little bit slow but this is not a problem. Area is very good, heart of downtown very near nile, Egyptian museum, nasr metro subway, midan square, tahrir square, buses and go bus tahrir station to go intercities.There are also alot of sellers and restaurants especially Koshary Rest Abu Tarek very good and near. You can visit the area after 10-11pm, there will be no problem. Hotel checkin is very good. I have come to early and they immediately offered me a room. This hotel completely renovated, rooms clean, beds and pillow cosy, now every room has bathroom, there was towels, soap, toilet paper but no shampou this is minor problem. Another minor problem there was no trashcan for the room. I think that there should be two chair and table to see gorgeous nile, cairo tower and main road from balcony. Ac is very good and silence. For the room sometimes alot of noises and horn sounds come to the room. Breakfast was enough for me croissant , bread, yoghurt, honey, omlet,jam and tea/coffee. Wifi is also so so sometimes feels slowness. All of staff treats to you as a family, always helpfull and smiling. You can pay either cash or visa. Overall is very good and looking for good budget hotel in Cairo
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Javier Z wrote a review Apr 2019
Villa Mercedes, Argentina64 contributions17 helpful votes
Sherif will receive you with a smile & hospitality. He will always solves any problem. If you want planning a trip by Egypt, it's a task for Sherif. Pyramids, Cairo City, Luxor, tickets train, whatever.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from egyptcairocastle, Owner at Castle Hostel
Responded Jun 6, 2019
Dear valuable Guest, Wow! What a wonderful Review. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We very pleased to hear that your stay was pleasant. We truly wish that your stay was a memorable one. We work hard to keep experience and satisfaction as our priority. Look forward to welcoming you back to our hostel in the future. Castle Hostel Team
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adam nasser wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom2 contributions4 helpful votes
Great service from the staff and manger the location it’s fantastic right in middle of everything you could see all Cairo from your window and the price very good cheaper and better services than the hotels around
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from egyptcairocastle, Owner at Castle Hostel
Responded Jun 6, 2019
Dear valuable Guest, Wow! What a wonderful Review. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We very pleased to hear that your stay was pleasant. We truly wish that your stay was a memorable one. We work hard to keep experience and satisfaction as our priority. Look forward to welcoming you back to our hostel in the future. Castle Hostel Team
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PRICE RANGE
$21 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Isis Hotel
LOCATION
EgyptCairo GovernorateCairo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about Castle Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Castle Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Qasr El Nil Bridge (0.7 miles), Atef Wassef Silver (0.7 miles), and Fine Art Gallery (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Castle Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Castle Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Castle Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Castle Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Koshari al-Tahrir, Eish & Malh, and Koshary El Tahrir.
Does Castle Hostel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Castle Hostel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Castle Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Cairo.
Are there any historical sites close to Castle Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya) (2.2 miles), Mosque of Ibn Tulun (2.2 miles), and Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan (2.0 miles).
Is Castle Hostel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.