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Featuring a shared lounge, terrace and views of sea, Ithaka Hostel is located in Alexandria, a 15-minute walk from Anfoushi Beach. The property is around 1.4 miles from Shatibi Beach, 1.9 miles from Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa and 3.1 miles from Sidi Gaber Train Station. The property provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transportation, a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property. With a shared bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, some units at the hostel also have a city view. At Ithaka Hostel, all rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a safety deposit box. Breakfast is available every morning, and includes à la carte, continental and vegetarian options. Bike rental and car rental are available at this hostel and the area is popular for cycling. Alexandria Zoo is 3.9 miles from the accommodation, while Alexandrina Library is 1.1 miles away. The nearest airport is Borg El Arab International Airport, 30 miles from Ithaka Hostel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Breakfast to go

Free Parking Available On Site


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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.3
Cleanliness
8.4
Comfort
8.5
Value for money
8.8
Location
9.5
Free Wifi
7.4
High score for Alexandria
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Samin
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    It is situated at an ideal spot , with walking distance of city’s sightseeing …. Right in front of Mediterranean Sea 🌹
  • Polly
    Colombia Colombia
    Friendly staff. Clean place with a wonderful environment. I love the share room to study or work. Breakfast was delicious.
  • Malik
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Good location+receptionist and her owner is very good all staff is very good Breakfast is very delicious Neat and cleans rooms All is well maintain and good

Area info

Amenities of Ithaka Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • City view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Racquetball
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hot tub
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Fireplace
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Spa
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English

House rules
Ithaka Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 12:00 to 23:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 08:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Refundable damage deposit
A damage deposit of US$5 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Payments by Booking.com
Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.
Quiet hours
Guests need be quiet between 22:00 and 08:00.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Ithaka Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

A damage deposit of $5 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Ithaka Hostel

  • Ithaka Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Racquetball
    • Beachfront
    • Bike tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Movie nights
    • Yoga classes
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beach
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Horseback riding
    • Themed dinners
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class

  • The prices at Ithaka Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ithaka Hostel is 1.4 miles from the center of Alexandria. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Ithaka Hostel is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Ithaka Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go