African House Hotel



15, Emad El-din str. Downtown CairoSee nearby area


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    The African House offers an affordable way to stay in one of the city’s most gorgeous mid-19th-century buildings. Rooms on the 4th floor have dimmer halls, but big balconies. The shared kitchen is a bit grotty, and the toilets occasionally run, but the staff are very nice.

    Our independent authors have visited African House Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Cairo.

    Description provided by property

    African Hotel welcomes budget travelers situated in the heart of downtown Cairo, a mere 3 minute walk from Ramses train station and 12 minutes from the Egyptian Museum.

    Our hostel is housed in a unique, historic 19th-century building with tons of period character. Guests can enjoy huge rooms with high ceilings and original wooden floors, in the combination that best suits your needs (from singles to triples, including a number of super-comfortable king-sized beds).

    Breakfast is served in our BADAWI CORNER, where you can enjoy our beduin atmosphere watching satellite TV with more than 200 channels in 5 different langauges. Discover a wonderful relaxed atmosphere where you can meet people from all over the world during breakfast, make new friends, and share a traveller's tale or two.

    Stay in one of the oldest and most famous streets in the whole egypt (The main area for nightclubs, theaters,cinemas and coffe shops). Few steps outdoors and find out the real cairo with its people,cars,spots and anything you can imagine!

    And after a long day spent discovering the treasures of Cairo, just come relax in our two comfortable lounges sharing other guests new tales or enjoying lestining to original oriental live music in the main lobby!

    Our professional in-house travel agency can accommodate all your travel needs with domestic and international flights, domestic tours and all reservations (bus, train, taxi, tours, transfers, airport transportation) can be made for your convenience.

    We provide pick up service for our guests from cairo international airport to the hostel. Transfers to and from the airport can be arranged on request. Please inform us for your flight details in advance (Book 4 nights or more in a double room ensuite and get free pick up one way one time).

    We offer for our guests:

    24 hours Internet service (Free!!)
    24 hours Multi languages Receptionists.
    24 hours chek-in
    24 hours room service
    Flexible check-out
    Bureau de Change
    Meeting Facilities
    Lift / Elevator
    Laundry service
    Last minute reservations
    Discounts for long stay and groups
    Children are welcome(babysitter on request!)
    Non smoking rooms
    Single&double&triple rooms Ensuite
    Several shared bathrooms(24 hours hot water)
    Taxes included in price

    Please dont forget:

    FREE Breakfast
    FREE Clean sheets, pillows and blankets
    FREE city Map and FREE travel info
    FREE local Phone call
    FREE Safe Deposit
    FREE Backgammon (play vs champion of egypt)
    FREE Luggage store (unlimited period)
    FREE special Egyptian Tea and Coffee
    FREE kitchen facilities for use

    African hostel - ''A hostel whose quality is more like a hotel'' are the words continually being repeated by our guests!

    PS: Please avoid airport & street hustlers and hotel touts on your way to the African.

    Services & facilities

    • Parking
      • Bicycle Parking
      • Free Parking
      • Parking
    • Breakfast
      • Free Breakfast
    • Recreation
      • Book Exchange
      • Common Room
    • Housekeeping
      • Housekeeping
      • Laundry Facilities
      • Linen Included
      • Towels Included
    • Accessibility
      • Elevator
    • Guest services
      • 24 Hour Reception
      • 24 Hour Security
      • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Luggage storage
      • Luggage Storage
    • Air Conditioning
      • Ceiling Fan
    • Restaurant/Café
      • Meals available
    • Transport/transfers
      • Airport Transfers
      • Shuttle Bus
    • Bureau de Change/ATM
      • ATM
      • Currency Exchange
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free Internet Access
      • Free WiFi
      • Internet Access
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