The Australian Hostel

The Australian Hostel


23 Abd El Khaleq Sarwat Downtown Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

GoodBased on 552 reviews


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About The Australian Hostel

Ideally located for sightseeing, The Australian Hostel is a short walk from several of the city's tourist attractions, including the Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue, Tahrir Square and Islamic Cairo. This ...

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To Downtown

0.4 mi



Nearest airport


Distance to airport

11.2 mi


Check-in time

1:00 PM

Check-out time

11:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi

Payment & Cancellation

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Front desk number

+20 223 958 892

Amenities at The Australian Hostel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • ATM on-site
  • Electric kettle
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Reading light
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Ironing service
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shampoo
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • City view
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Tumble dryer
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Privacy curtain
  • Private bathroom
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Library
  • Casino
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Reviews for The Australian Hostel

GoodBased on 552 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • very flexible and helpful staff. (in 75 reviews)
  • "Great location, great staff!" (in 41 reviews)
  • The location was perfect (in 36 reviews)
Cons -
  • No tv in my single room. (in 26 reviews)
  • The room hqd no fridge (in 18 reviews)
  • "No towel provided, noisy street" (in 5 reviews)

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Where is The Australian Hostel

Most Popular Landmarks

Egyptian Museum0.5 mi
Abdeen Palace0.6 mi
Khan el-Khalili1.2 mi
Al-Hussein Mosque1.3 mi
Manial Palace and Museum1.7 mi
Heliopolis Palace5.4 mi

FAQs when booking at The Australian Hostel

Is pricing at The Australian Hostel comparable to 2 star hotels in Cairo?

In Cairo, the average nightly rate for 2 stars hotels is $37. The expected nightly rate for The Australian Hostel is around $23; a price that is 38% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Australian Hostel to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 2 stars hotel in Cairo.

How close is The Australian Hostel to the nearest airport, Cairo Airport?

At just 11.2 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Cairo Airport, to The Australian Hostel is 0h 22m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Cairo Airport to The Australian Hostel?

One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Cairo Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

How close is The Australian Hostel from the Cairo city center?

The Australian Hostel is just 0.4 mi away from the center of Abdeen, Cairo. From The Australian Hostel you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Al-Hussein Mosque.

What is the The Australian Hostel phone number?

You can reach the front desk of The Australian Hostel at +20 223 958 892.

Does The Australian Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Australian Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Australian Hostel?

11:00 AM is the check-out time at The Australian Hostel. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at The Australian Hostel, Cairo?

On average, guests have been paying $23 per night to stay at The Australian Hostel. Some users have found rooms as low as $9 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see the price rates available for your stay.

Does The Australian Hostel have a laundry service?

If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at The Australian Hostel. The property also has irons and ironing boards available for guest use.

How far is The Australian Hostel from Egyptian Museum?

You can walk to Egyptian Museum while staying at The Australian Hostel - you’ll be about 1 mi away.

Is The Australian Hostel close to Abdeen Palace?

1 mi - making Abdeen Palace a reasonable walk or short drive/taxi from The Australian Hostel.