Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Dahab Hostel, Your Oasis in the City...

It has been open since 1998. It has been registered in all the major guidebooks and has consistently received positive reviews.

Dabab Hostel is centrally located in the heart of Downtown Cairo. It is just a 3-minute-walking distance to the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sq., and within easy reach to the main train and bus stations.

Dabab Hostel has its own special charm. It is a collection of whitewashed huts on the rooftop attempting to recreate the feel of Sinai beach camp in an unremittingly urban Downtown Cairo.

Once you get inside, you will definitely sense the totally laid-back, chilled out and cozy atmosphere. The outdoor garden area is just superb for lounging around and catching up with other travelers in the evening. The breeze is refreshing and the vibe is incontestable.

It is an ideal place for artistic travellers as well. Enjoy the fantastic reggae music played, laying back in the sun, smoking Shisha 'Water pipe' on the rooftop at the Bedwin corner.

Sit back & relax, plan your itineraries & catch up with your family & friends by logging onto our new optimized FREE WiFi Broadband Internet coverage for the entire hostel.

Our rooms are equipped withprivate facilities and A/C. We have single, double and private dorms available and there are 39 rooms in total.

Airport Pickup Service

Once you have made your booking, you will be contacted by a staff member to organize it with you. At the airport, you will find our representative waiting for you holding a sign of your name and Dahab hostel, after you finish passport checking and custom clearance.

Things to see in the local area

Shopping Bazars.
Khan El-Khalili Market.
Al Azhar Mosque.
Old Cairo /Islamic Cairo.
Coptic Area.
The Citadel.
Cairo Tower.
Cairo Opera House.
In the evenings, the local area has a wide variety of restaurants and lively nightspots.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    08 Jan 2021
    Great spot downtown Cairo, close to the museum, Zamalek and about 40 mins away from the pyramids £3 by Uber! Great staff very friendly and helpful and stunning views and rooftop vibes. Highly recommend, great value.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    05 Jan 2021
    We've had a great stay at this Hostel. It's just a really nice concept: Small rooms but a lot of outdoor space. Yo can always find a spot to chill out on the rooftop. Also really nice to meet other travellers. Thanks to the staff and when coming back to Cairo, I will be staying here again! Cheers Cédric
    Belgium, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    18 Dec 2020
    Dahab hostel was...amazing! We originally had an Airbnb while exploring (our first time in Cairo) and stumbled upon the hostel and figured we would go in and ask a question about how to spend our night. We ended up spending 2 hours there having a blast with the employees and some guests! We then transferred to the hostel for a night and they treated us great and made everything super easy. After we checked out, we were able to come back anytime when we needed anything. Showers were great too!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    14 Mar 2021
    The best thing about Dahab hostel is the community that's there. There are people who were just out traveling, and then stayed there for up to a few months. It's cool because they sometimes share meals and coffee and stuff, very easy to make friends here. Problem is there are no local Egyptians allowed to stay here. It would be better if Egyptians were allowed to stay here, and we would then meet locals more easily.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    03 Feb 2021
    Nice place. Roof garden with plants and cats makes a restful break from the chaos of Cairo.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.4


    18 Dec 2020
    Very nice please with very kind people. I love that it is a rooftop and close to some delicious food. They have a partnership with Blue Beach in Marina Bay, which is a great place to soak up some sun and party at night. Be aware that you are smack in the middle of the tourist area, so if your goal is to live in the culture, you’ll have to work at it a bit.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    28 Apr 2021
    Overall I enjoyed my stay here and the staff was very friendly throughout my stay. They also got a driver to pick me up from the airport and provided a tour package - price was fair. The atmosphere really wasn't there but I think mainly due to COVID. A couple small improvements - There were a ton of mosquitoes in my room, I wish they sprayed some product to get rid of them. Also my fan wasn't working and there is no A/C which is tough during spring/summer months. The building is a bit rundown.
    Peru, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    24 Jan 2021
    The staff were super helpful in scheduling my covid test to return home- couldn’t have done it without them.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    13 Feb 2021
    Not bad comparing to price
    Egypt, Male, 31-40
  • 5.4


    13 Feb 2021
    Got the deluxe private room... nothing deluxe about it. I’ve stayed in many hostels and the room was definitely the worst... mouldy, peeling walls... it was just for one night and I had to work so needed to stay put and said it was ok when asked about it at 10pm. If you’re a couple or a group traveling I recommend NOT going here and getting a hotel for the same price. Nothing like the pictures at all. I would love to add my own pic and show the state of it.
    Malta, Couple, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi