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  • Feb. 1, 2013
    “warm and friendly stay”
  • Oct. 6, 2012
    “Strange men, pushy and bad service, unsafe for females.”
8 Talat Harb Square Downtown, Cairo 11511 Egypt See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Room Service
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

i really enjoyed my stay at lialy hostel, cairo. the hostel is under new management and i was really impressed. the rooms were basic but clean and with heaps of space and the shared bathrooms were cleaned regularly throughout the day. the staff were incredible...More

Date of stay: January 2013
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

I had men (who were not guests of the the hostel but rather worked there OR were friends of people who worked there)- knocking on my door at night, trying to chat me up constantly and people trying to look into the bathroom when I...More

Date of stay: November 2011
6  Thank Su M
Reviewed January 25, 2012

Yes; it is one of the cheapest rooms in Cairo and yes it is in a very central location. Rooms were clean and the owner was welcoming at first. But then the sales pitch begins. Very pushy of low quality, over priced deals. I paid...More

Date of stay: February 2011
2  Thank Thekidlex
Reviewed June 25, 2011

We experienced Egypt history! The protestors under the balcony. But, We never felt insecure do. The place is well maintain, quiet, clean with space.The staff is helpfull with the respect of going outside to smoke. The simple little breakfast help you to leave early for...More

Date of stay: January 2011
1  Thank Road20years
Reviewed June 17, 2011

We stayed in the hostel for 2 days. Its location on the Talaat Harb square, smack in the center of Cairo can be both a pro and a contra: You're relatively close to everything, but at the same time the area is busy with traffic...More

Date of stay: October 2010
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Lialy InnWe are located in downtown Cairo, just a short walk from Tahrir Square and the world famous Egyptian Museum. This central position gives you easy access to many shops and restaurants, including the More major chains like McDonalds, KFC, Hardees, etc., allowing you freedom to enjoy the many different aspects of Cairo. Our balconies overlook Talaat Harb Square, which gives you an excellent opportunity to view the busy daytime traffic or the local nightlife.Whether it is single, double, triple, or dormitory rooms that you require we can happily supply them for you; and our dormitory rooms are suitable for male, female, or mixed groups. Almost all of our rooms have air conditioning (soon this will be all of our rooms), and those that do not are equipped with electric fans to help you stay cool.Our kitchen is your kitchen and so if you wish tea or coffee, or want to cook your own meal, you can do so: and for no extra charge. All we ask is that you supply your own tea and coffee. A washing machine is available for your laundry and prices are available on demand. Please note that we air dry your clothing and so it may take 24 hours for your laundry to be completed.Our lounge area is spacious and has a balcony overlooking Talaat Harb Square. Here you will find: a satellite television; many couches/sofas for those chillaxing moments; tables for eating at, or for your laptop; free Wi-Fi; and many power points: handy for when your electrical equipment needs recharged.The Lialy Inn has a non-smoking policy throughout our premises, but if you do wish to enjoy a smoke we do have areas that are set aside for you.Our 24 hour reception desk also doubles as our 24 hour bookings and enquiry desk and so you will never feel lost as our professional and friendly staff will always be on hand for you. We also cater for all types of holidays: budget tours to 5 star deluxe tours; short breaks to full Egypt excursions; pre-set packages to tailor made ones; day trips; airport/bus/train transfers; the list of what we offer is almost endless: please feel free to ask us for a quotation Less
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
Price range
US$8 - US$9 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Number of rooms
Price range
US$8 - US$9 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
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"ask for one away from the main square if you want less noise :)))"
Feb. 1, 2013
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"I wouldn't pick any room here, but especially avoid the 'fishtank' room."
Oct. 6, 2012
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"Quiet sleep"
Jun. 25, 2011
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"Ask a room located opposite the side of the square"
Jun. 17, 2011
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