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Casablanca, Morocco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Location is great the hotel is so olf every thind id old and the staf was good the receptions man was so good the breakfast is soo poor the price is good the shower is not clean the view is great the best thing that u are in the best place in cairo khan khalili i cannot forget the pretty... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

By any objective analysis, the Hussein is a dive. Dark, somewhat dirty, often low water pressure, lots of street noise. But that's not the point! The point is that the Hussein is brilliantly located in the heart of Islamic Cairo, almost on top of the wonderful Fishawy café and the late-night tea & dessert scene in Midan el-Hussein. (You get... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

in the middle of islamic cairo close to Khan el Khalil. Really basic a bit dirty, bad service - wouldnt want to stay here for more than just a few days, but a great location with balcony rooms overlooking the square with all kinds of things going on till the early hours. Its a shame that nobody is bothered to... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

I always stay in this hotel - several times over the last 10 years. True, service can be lazy and surly, the bathroom might not be spotless, but the ceiling fan works! The real gem is the balcony with chairs overlooking the Midan el Hussein, with mosque and tables and restaurants below, the best place to watch the world go... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2008

True, this is not a five star hotel, but what do you expect for under $20.00 a night with breakfast included..which is edible, a hard boiled egg, 3 bread rolls, butter, jam, piece of cheese and a choice of coffee or tea. Just pretend that you're camping out, at least you have your own toilet and shower. I always buy... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2008

First ask yourself a question .... are you adventurous, independent, not easily spooked, and able to tolerate cultural differences? If yes, then this hotel offers a chance to stay in the heart of Old Islamic Cairo and really, really, feel the essence of the city and its people. The El Hussein Hotel is situated directly on top of El Hussein... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2006

I chose this hotel because it is in Khan Al-Khalili and overlooks a lively square. The good: The room has a balcony that overlooks a busy square. At night, people sit at the shops to eat, drink and smoke. They brought their own musical instruments to play and sang through the night (till around 3am). I liked the music and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2006

No argument that the location (Islamic Cairo) is great but believe it or not, the fact that the hotel is so dirty offsets the location advantage. The bathrooms are never cleaned (even after guests leave), there are no towels, and the floors are dirty. There were several cockroachs in our room. There was mud in the tub and the pillows... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2005

Okay it's not clean and the noise from the market below is so incessant that's it's hard to get any sleep, but this place is wonderful. There isn't a better positioned hotel in all of Cairo. Positioned right in the middle of the medieval Khan Al-Khalili market the nubian drummers play all night in the square outside and wails of... More 

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Address: Taha Hussein | Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Number of rooms: 56
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