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Located in the heart of downtown Cairo, The Australian Hostel is a 10-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum and 15 minutes' walk from the bus station. It has a 24-hour front desk, communal rooms and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at The Australian Hostel have air conditioning, a tea/coffee maker and a private or shared bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony. Guests can enjoy an Egyptian or continental breakfast in the mornings. The Australian’s communal kitchen allows guests to cook their own meals. The oriental-style communal room equipped with comfortable couches and a coffee table is a nice place to meet other travelers or read a book. The Australian Hostel's staff can help arrange tours of Cairo city center, local museums and the Pyramids. They also provide maps and sightseeing brochures. The Australian is a 15-minute walk from the Railway Station.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Cairo, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!

Breakfast Info

Continental


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
3 twin beds
or
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
3 twin beds
or
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
3 twin beds
or
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.2
Comfort
8.3
Value for money
8.5
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
7.0
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Deniz
    Germany Germany
    The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful, the breakfast service was on point and the amenities were the cleanest I've seen so far in Egypt
  • Soomro
    Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
    It's in the city easy access to the restaurant's just down currency exchange and market.
  • George
    Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
    Staff was helpful and the location was close to banks, shops and restaurants. I would recommend this hostel of you are spending a few nights in Cairo.

Area info

Amenities of The Australian Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Elevator
  • Daily housekeeping
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Entertainment staff
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English

House rules

The Australian Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 1:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

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

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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.

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

Some nationalities can get an entry permit stamped in their passport upon arrival at the airport. Please check your visa requirements before traveling.

Please note that the hostel offers transfer from/to Cairo International Airport. Guests are kindly requested to inform the property in advance if they wish to make use of this service. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that as per local law, Arab and Egyptian guests cannot book dorm rooms and must book private rooms.

Please note that as per local law, Arab and Egyptian couples must present a marriage certificate upon check-in.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Australian 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.

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

FAQs about The Australian Hostel

  • The Australian Hostel is 2,950 feet from the center of Cairo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Entertainment staff

  • Guests staying at The Australian Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at The Australian Hostel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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