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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

At first sight Merameese hostel reminds you of an old dusty building out of Knockturn alley from one of the Harry Potter movies. Entering the hostel proper you are greeted by an old security guard who barely speaks english and you immediately spot an elevator which looks like it has been stolen from an 19th century English palace. The hostel... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Hotel was good, if you want to stay in the heart of Cairo i.e., down town. The owner is good and helpful. The hotel is in front of Vodafone store and near to Kazaz shawarma place. Rooms are neat and tidy. They don't provide heaters, if do so it will be helpful in winters. They also provide tour packages better... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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69 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

The dorm I stayed in was more than a little lacklustre, but what can you expect for the price. The building is empty, dusty and old, and the elevator is both ancient and stylish. This place looks like it's from a movie from another time. You step inside and just imagine what kinds of stories and people this place has... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

My Friend Booked The Meramees for a couple of nights in Cairo after we had been on an organised tour. It was probably the most friendly place I stayed in while I was in Egypt. Staff were Very Helpful, Friendly, Fun. Some parts could do with a bit of a tidy or a clean, but that shouldn't put you off,... More 

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Bernau am Chiemsee, Germany
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Its second time I am here at Meramees hostel in downtown Cairo and I am very happy. I am female single traveler and can say this place is nice and safe. Its situated in central downtown, so everything is easy to be reached and a supermarket is downstairs on the corner. A vodafone shop is on the other side of... More 

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Cyprus
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Excellent management and team work by staff members, done with a smile. I stayed here 12 October 2015 for one night in a dorm. Clean, quiet, hot water. Mr. Mohamed helped me a great deal with information and travel guidance within Egypt. Good price for bed and breakfast. I will certainly use this hostel again. It is centrally located, close... More 

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

The staff must belong to the most evil people in whole Egypt. Europeans and North-Americans are considered as running dollar notes and persistently lied straight into the face. They will offer you a heavily overpriced tour to Gizeh for 40 US with their corrupted drivers isolating and bringing you to expensive shops for oils and papyrus; please take the public... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The accommodation was great and affordable. Services were great and hostel staff were friendly. But when I asked them to arrange a tour to see the pyramids, I was disappointed to find out that there were many hidden costs. They said at the start that it would cost 250 EGP for a driver who would take me around the pyramids... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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153 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I stayed at Meramees for seven nights in May. I had a private, en suite room and can recommend spending the few extra dollars to have your own space and bathroom. The best thing about Meramees are the people who run it: they are very generous and welcoming. They speak English and make helpful recommendations. They call you "family" and... More 

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Bernau am Chiemsee, Germany
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a nice place with good service people. I still have contact to them. You are always secure. I am alone travelling woman - keeping my trips low budget. You get a good deal - you find it on hostelbooker, booking.com and i love trivago as it checks all available booking platforms. They serve a good egypt breakfast. If... More 

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Address: 32 Sabri Abou Alam Street | 5th floor, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $12 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Meramees Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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