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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here with two friends on a 5 day trip to Cairo and had a four bed room to ourselves. Could not have asked for more: convenience, cost, cleanliness, friendliness and general vibe. It's an excellent place to stay and if I'm back in Cairo, this will be my first port of call. You get breakfast (three rolls, spreadable cheese,...

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Schweinfurt, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the first things I was told here was "this is your home now, here is our business card, call us anytime from anywhere in Egypt and we will help you." It has a family feel, clean rooms and bathrooms, funny friendly staff and simple but good breakfast. Located in a great place minutes away from food, the museum,...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The staff and the location were the best part of the stay. The staff is helpful, friendly, and interactive. The location is right in downtown and within walking distance of so many things. The bathrooms were cleaned everyday, the beds and common areas were also kept nice and tidy. I have stayed in other hostels in Cairo and didn't meet...

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Tunisia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I stayed for a week or so, enjoyed the views from the balcony and the vibes of Cairo City, also got the chance to chat with Mustafa and Magdy from the Staff, and they are very nice and friendly people who helped me get around and enjoy the trip after a rough start.

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Zagazig, Egypt
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Been to that hostel based on hostelworld recommendations. It is nice and cozy, the shared bathrooms get properly cleaned frequently. It is near to metro and easy to get from there to anywhere. What I liked most was how helpful the staff was and they offer flexible arrangements that was very suitable for me. I was there to take an...

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Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stayed here at the end of our trip in Egypt and booked for three nights. On arrival at the hostel we were told they did not have a copy of our booking as we had only booked a few hours previously through hotels.com. We were asked what room we had booked and we told them a double room with...

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Good location. Very comfortable sleep. Staff is very nice and extremely helpful. They will do their best to get you around Cairo the best they can and make sure you don't get taken advantage. But it's going to happen.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here and at the sister hostel Miami Cairo. The staff really make these places - friendly, relaxed and helpful. Communal areas and rooms are kept clean, breakfast was basic but fine and the beds were comfy. I would recommend that the hostels invest in new sheets and towels - meramees had better towels but we...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 July 2016

At first sight Merameese hostel reminds you of an old dusty building out of Knockturn alley from one of the Harry Potter movies. Entering the hostel proper you are greeted by an old security guard who barely speaks english and you immediately spot an elevator which looks like it has been stolen from an 19th century English palace. The hostel...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Hotel was good, if you want to stay in the heart of Cairo i.e., down town. The owner is good and helpful. The hotel is in front of Vodafone store and near to Kazaz shawarma place. Rooms are neat and tidy. They don't provide heaters, if do so it will be helpful in winters. They also provide tour packages better...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Meramees Hostel

Address: 32 Sabri Abou Alam Street | 5th floor, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: $23 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Meramees Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Take whichever room that have a street view”
 of 5 bubbles mehdim866, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Location is good.”
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 of 5 bubbles Mayuri123_nit, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There is a Mosque next door so ask for a room away from that”
 of 5 bubbles andrewe913, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room - choose the 6th floor and ask for a room linside or far away from the mosque.”
  • View direction Midan Talat Harb - next door mosque
  • 2 bed room - 6th floor
  • Bedroom with inside bathroom - 6th floor
  • Shared bathroom - 6th floor
  • Shared bathroom - 6th floor
  • Masterbedroom with 2 seperate beds
  • Masterbedroom with 2 seperate beds - 6th floor
  • Balcony - 6th floor
 of 5 bubbles sheepsi, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Dorm was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles rosemaryp769, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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