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 9.1

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    05 Feb 2020
    I really enjoyed my stay here, the staff, the location, the room and cleaniness was top notch. I had a room to myself, so it enabled me to have a great sleep. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, including my very special lady who had the brightest of smiles. The start of my stay, where I was welcomed with an old fashion elevator, gained great insight from the staff on the good and the bad on what to expect from Cairo and then the guests were friendly + welcoming. Highly recommend
    England, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    27 Jan 2020
    Awesome hostel! The dorm is clean and super comfortable with a nice bathroom and hot water. Their breakfast is delicious and cheap and you can eat and hangout on the rooftop terrace with a great view of the city. They’re really helpful, too, and the staff are all fantastic so it makes for a good atmosphere :)
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    15 Jan 2020
    Great place with excellent people! Wonderful breakfast and the hospitality was excellent.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    30 Dec 2019
    Easy the best place to stay in Cairo. Great food, and they do your laundry for you. Super nice and helpful staff, we were able to book day trips and a nile cruise through them. Would really like to come back to Cairo just to stay at the hostel.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    12 Dec 2019
    I have been coming to Dahab hostel for more than 5 years now, for at least two trips a year. The rooms are small and basic but have all you need when you spend the day roaming Cairo, everything is sparkling clean, the staff is super nice and the location (mimicking a beach cabin on the Red Sea shores, only on a Cairo rooftop) is really original and fun. Thumbs up, I'll keep dahab hostel as my number one Cairo address as long as you guys keep afloat (and I hope you do)
    France, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    07 Dec 2019
    I love staying at Dahab hostel each time I go to Cairo. For those who want to get a glimpse of the real Egyptian spirit, I highly recommand it. Staff is very friendly and welcoming. The only inconvenient would be the slow internet speed, but for someone coming from Romania where we have the highest speed, anywhere we go would seem slow. In one word, Dahab is “gold” both as meaning and mood. The true Oasis in the city, you can find the peace and harmony as soon as you step in from the busy street
    Romania, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    07 Dec 2019
    Dahab hostel is clearly the oasis of Cairo city. You may take refuge from the busy streets and find the most suitable place to rest. The friendly staff will help you with all you need, provide touristic information and welcome you each time you step inside.
    Belgium, All Female Group, 41+
  • 10.0


    30 Nov 2019
    Dahab is hands down one of the best travel hostels i've ever stayed in. The facilities are simple and clean. it's inexpensive and no hidden fees, but what makes the place is the warm and friendly staff, and it's airy rooftop atmosphere. They want to make the place as cheap as affordable as possible and so you can completely trust them. I found myself enjoying hanging out with the staff and getting to know them. I found them very real and far beyond the typical traveler small talk. A true gem.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    25 Jan 2020
    Dahab hostel was a great location. We were stayed in Cairo for one night and our night van leave the next night at 2am. They allowed us to store our luggage and we were able to rest at there lobby while we waited for our 2am ride. Huge ups!! The flexibility and the price is unmatchable. Note: It’s on the 7th floor of the building and the elevator only takes you at most to the 6th floor.
    Canada, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 9.1


    30 Dec 2019
    The staff are very helpful. They offered tour packages to Luxor and Aswan. They even helped me to plan my trip when I was there. There was a New Year Eve Barbeque to celebrate the arrival of 2020. Although I missed the event, I felt so welcome to be there. I will totally stay there again.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
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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
  • 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