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dahab
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2012

The staff couldn't have been more helpful and nicer - our room was ready when we arrived even though it was 7:00 am, they organised a really good value trip to the pyramids with a knowledgeable driver, and they even gave us a discount because of our name! The room was better than expected considering the price, comfortable, with air... More 

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new Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2011

My Husband an I were meet at the airport after a very long trip from New Zealand in April 2010 for the beginning of a 5 month adventure.We had the very good fortune to of been recommended this Hostel as a base to travel around Egypt . The Wonderful Ahmed organized our travel around the Country to see all the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2011

My husband and I first booked another hostel for our budget travel. I have to cancel after 2 nigths stay on that hostel. I know Sara Inn was highly recommended by travellers. The location is great. We arrived around 7:00a.m. from overnight train in Luxor. The owner ask the lady clean the room for us since there're family just left.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2011

Excellent hotel. Good value. Very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful rooms. I had a wonderful stay here, central but quiet.

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Urdorf, Switzerland
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2011

Pro: -We booked shortnotice, didn't know if it's going to work out, and got picked up at the Airport! - Its pretty quiet for it's location in the middle of downtown. - nice atmosphere and friendly staff - Staff can give you helpful information and don't try to press one of their tours on you. Con: -Their website is misleading... More 

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London
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Reviewed 18 December 2010

As for value for money you can't fund a better spot in Cairo. A few points to note - the average taxi driver will not have a clue how to find this place so make use of the shuttle bus (same goes for any hotel in Cairo). Sara Hotel starts on the 6th floor of a building - there is... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 13 December 2010

This is a hostel not the Hilton, rooms are basic and clean. I booked this hostel because of the free airport pick up but it was a much better experience than expected. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Emails were answered quickly. I was there during a religious holiday and the owner even shared a special meal with me.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 11 November 2010

Arrived in Cairo after a long and exhausting trip with an all-night stopover and no sleep. Booked a single room on their website the day before, received a confirmation email within a couple of hours. Location is suberb. In Downtown - only two mins walk from Tahrir Sqare and the Sadat metro station. Staff friendly and helpful. Clean rooms that... More 

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Thank henkeeknes
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2010

I stayed here for four nights after reading some good reviews. Of course, after my stay, I think those reviews may be years old and not updated. I had to ask for the room to be cleaned each day and the toilet clogged and was not sufficiently fixed the third time it happened. The mattress was hard as a rock.... More 

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Den Haag
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2010

After our arrival, the friendly man from the hostel gave us advice about our trip. Because of our short stay, he recommanded a driver for us. For 25 euro the driver stayed with us all day and drove us around cairo. It was perfect. Also you do not have to deal with all the salespeople who can be a hassle... More 

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Address: 21 Youssef El Gendi | Cnr. Hoda Sharawy St. Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: ₹ 823 - ₹ 2,262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“A room with shower inside is the best option and was A$25 for a double, including light breakfast...great value I thought. There are two floors of rooms and you have a choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Dantariq, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
“ask for the free pickup at the airport if you stay minimum two nights. This is a KEY service when you arrive late at night. I do not know any other hostel providing this service. Very close to the Sara Inn you can find a take out and a restaurant (very good and cheap) at KAZA'S in Ksar el nil (two blocks away) Highly recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles CP69005, 26 Apr 2013 | Read review
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