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Brisbane, Australia
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2013

I stayed at this hostel back in January. The day we arrived was the day the riots started and we were the only guests in the hostel so quite startling. The guys at the hostel were great. They let us know where to go, organised a tour to the pyramids and even ordered takeout for us. Sharif took us out... More 

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Miratejo
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268 reviews
145 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2013

the hostel is very well located in downtown cairo and the staff was very helpful, friendly and with a lot of good advices. although our room was every night invaded by dozens of hungry mosquitoes that was delighted with our flesh....so it was not good ro wake up every morning all eaten. we told this to the staff and they... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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287 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

Have no complaints about this awesome place. So close to so many good, cheap places to eat. Brekkie is simple but filling and the air con works over drive - just what you need in Cairo. Comfy beds, clean bathrooms and friendly, helpful staff. (Especially Ehad who kindly took us into a part of Egypt we wouldn't have seen otherwise).... More 

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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Very friendly, nice people. - We had made an online reservation, but after falling to Dahab's charms, we emailed Mohammed and he was so fantastic and easygoing about changing our reservation for a week later. Pretty unheard of in the hostel business. - Staff was helpful with organizing tours to Aswan, Luxor, and the White Desert. Good prices, and we... More 

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1 Thank amybartlett
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 June 2013

The thing that makes brothers so special are the staff. They picked us up from the airport and helped my boyfriend try to recover his lost phone. They gave us a great orientation to the area and tips on how to spend our time in Cairo and Egypt. Helped us to organise tours, taking the hassle out of it. Fast... More 

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Thank Meego14
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We stayed at Brothers for 3 nights. The accommodations were great but what really stood out was the awesomeness of the staff. Not only were they friendly, they went out of their way to show us around. From the best local food to a money exchanger with a great rate to a hookah place (one of the staff even treated... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2013

I really enjoyed my stay here. I stayed here twice while i was in Egypt and I would certainly stay again. Booked a private room with shared bathroom and turned up to a private room with my own bathroom! Good first impression. The driver was there to pick me up from the airport which made everything a lot easier.The place... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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93 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2013

We stayed at Brothers our first night and last two nights in Egypt. The free airport pickup made it worth the booking; Thalaat was there at the airport, holding a sign with my name on it, a welcome sight after 19 hours of traveling. Ehab was working the desk, and he gave us all kinds of helpful informaion: map of... More 

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60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2013

My wife and I stayed at this hostel for five nights whilst in Cairo so I think we had the experience of this place. It was clean and we did see and smell the floor cleaner used every day in the common areas. As with all places the staff were friendly and helpful, they arranged all our day trips for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2013

This place was okay, I have stayed at better places, I have stayed at worse places. The double bedroom was big and good for us, but the issue was it opened up right to the front desk area where everyone was looking at you. The bathrooms were okay, breakfast was pretty good as well. The annoying thing was the second... More 

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Address: 34 Talart Harb | Yacoubian Building 4th Floor, Cairo 0, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Brothers 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Depends what you want, i chose a private room and this was great for me but they also have dorms”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgiaLardz, 1 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Choose the ensuite room for quiet. Beware that Egypt doesn't use shower curtains, so bathrooms get very wet. Step carefully, and put belongings in a plastic bag.”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenC386, 7 Mar 2013 | Read review
“I would try to use the double room, but just know it opens up to the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles EricAnd, 27 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Dorm rooms sleep 4, private rooms are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Markk1993, 12 Aug 2012 | Read review
“some rooms do not face the street and can be quieter---I think they might cost more.”
 of 5 bubbles puff1234, 28 Mar 2012 | Read review
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