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African House - Hostel - Cairo

2 star Hostel Cairo

15, Emad El-Din St. - Cairo

Price starting from $ 17 .33

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This Cairo hostel offers an elevator (lift). There is also a bar/lounge where guests can enjoy drinks after a long day.

Multilingual staff are available at the front desk 24 hours-a-day and can provide tour/ticket assistance. The reception has a safety deposit box for your valuable items.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.6 Excellent
Based on 10 hotel reviews © 2014

Africa House made a very strong impression on us, and we would love to return ther...

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Breakfast at African House - Hostel

A free breakfast is served each morning.

Hostel Facilities at African House

  • Bar
  • Cafeteria
  • Baby sitter
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Pets accepted
  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

INCLUDED/NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Use of the internet access is included in the price. Local tax is included in the price. Breakfast is included in the price.










African House Hostel reviews

5.7 Ordinary
  • November 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • GB

The Hotel is very basic and the only convenient thing about it is the location. It is 3 minutes walk from Orabi Underground Station and 10 mins walk from Tahrir Square. The room was very spacious, although not very clean. The sheets were dirty and the floor had not been hovered in ages. The bathroom had a very high ceiling and I could hear the noises from the communal toilet used by other guests that did not have en-suite. Also, the flush did not work and hot water in the shower was intermittent. Breakfast was OK, just a piece of bread with some cheese, marmalade and tea/coffee. I have stayed at cheaper places and they were much nicer and cleaner. The guy in reception tried to sell me an overpriced tour of the Pyramids as soon as I arrived. I am planning to go to Cairo again but will stay elsewhere.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • May 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

We felt so welcome in the african hostel,our room was so large with kingsize bed(as we requested)and nice balcony.They offered many free services like drinks,wifi etc.The location is nice in the center.You can get the most of sights by walking.

8.1 Very Good
  • December 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent value in a very convenient location for sight-seeing. I must add that for the rates charged you can only expect basic facilities. The en-suite room was large and clean but its details needed minor repairs. Washing water was hot and plentiful in a small attached shower-room and toilet facility. Breakfast consisted of tea, fresh rolls, jam and a boiled egg provided in a room with an amazing view over the rooftops. The hotel is reached by lift to the 3rd and 4th floors of a once magnificent building built in about 1860 with large rooms and high ceilings. The bed was comfortable. There were a few mosquitoes about -- take or buy locally anti-mosquito cream and spray. The staff spoke English and were most helpful in every way. They did not try to sell tours or anything else.

7.6 Good
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Germany

very friendly staff....very nice individuell decorated hostel...a place to feel very comfortable ...good central area...

9.8 Outstanding!
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Canada

The african hostel was one of the best choices you can find in cairo.They have huge rooms with multi colours and so nice balconies.The staff there is the best,nicest and most helpful in egypt.They offer many fre services like hot drinks and internet.This will be our place in cairo if i come back.

8.7 Excellent
  • February 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

I really recomend this hotel. It has a very nice location, in the middle of downtown and very nice people working in it. Muy recomendable, está situado en pleno centro downtown, y el personal muy amable. Muy buena relación calidad precio. Un lugar entrañable.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Egypt

Staff were really polite, friendly and helpful at the African House! Building is a great 19th century period house, and room itself had a great balcony and lovely high ceilings.Free internet and breakfast of bread,eggs,jam and tea was included. These extras and a great staff were definitely a bonus!

9.9 Outstanding!
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Egypt

Location is great,close to most of spots.Clean & huge rooms.The best staff ever in egypt,very polite and friendly.They have so perfect organised tours to aswan and luxor.We would stay here again

8.3 Very Good
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Israel

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Room Details

Book your pet-friendly accommodation at the 10-room African House - Hostel. Rooms open onto balconies. Additional comforts include ceiling fans.

Accommodation Services

  • Terrace/Balcony
  • Fan

Distances from Hostel African House

Khan el-Khalili - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Coptic Museum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Abdin Palace - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Egyptian Museum - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Museum of Islamic Art - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Tahrir Square - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
American University of Cairo - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Midan Hussein Mosque - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Al-Azhar University - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Cairo Tower - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Cairo Opera House - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Aquarium Grotto Garden - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Al-Azhar Park - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Sultan Hussan Mosque - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
The preferred airport for African House - Hostel is Cairo (CAI-Cairo Intl.) - 17.3 km / 10.7 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Transportation services African House - Hostel

  • Limousine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking