We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Museum View Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Cairo
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Museum View Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for Museum View Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 34: English reviews
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2011

Top place in Egypt, definitely the best hostel to stay at in Cairo. The staff are what makes Museum view hotel , they were so welcoming and fun. every one was awesome , Rami , Amir , Ahmed and Mahmoud . I booked all my tours through the hostel and they were fantastic, i felt so safe and well looked... More 

2 Thank modymartin
Jinan, China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2011

my story starts when i went to egyptian museum. i was looking for a furnished apartment when i met a man and asked him whether he knows any furnished apartment nearby . He asked if i would like to live in a hotel. I agreed so he instructed me to goto museum view hotel. I was really surprised that the... More 

2 Thank molidaifu
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2011

Hi All, My story begins before the uprising of 25th of January when I was staying at the museum view hotel. Ramy, hotel owner predicted that the uprising is on the way however he had no idea that it will be in just a couple of days and it will last for over two weeks!!! It was an amazing experience... More 

3 Thank SamObrien2011
Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2011

The best kind of non expencive travel to the historical place,was nice surprized about kidness from stuff and would like to travel here again

1 Thank jadox
Buffalo, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2010

Excellent location combined with great service and friendly workers. Very happy to have found the Museum View Hotel!!

2 Thank ArkhitektonIV
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2010

We are infinitely glad that we found this place. After a day and a half of searching through seedy and completely dilapidated hotels, we were about to give up when we stumbled upon this fantastic little gem. The staff were so laid back and accommodating ("Everything is easy"), the moment we set foot inside the hotel we felt like we... More 

2 Thank dane_stammers
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2010

As a single female traveller I felt totally at home here. The owner is really friendly and speaks perfect English. All the staff went out of their way to look after me and make sure that I was ok and didn't get any hassle. I would totally recommend this place for everyone - especially single travellers. If you don't know... More 

1 Thank taniia
Jerusalem, Israel
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2010

Lets talk about the good things first! People in the hotel are friendly and helpful in general! The price for a room may be cheaper than other hotels nearby. The location is good, as it is just opposite to the Egyptian Museum and near the Metro station. The internet is cheap! The room was a bit gloomy! After I had... More 

1 Thank 400wolves
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2010

nice,clean&secure hostel with satisfactory breakfast.u cannot find it easily cause the sign in the entrance is quite small and more over is located in the 3rd floor of the building.excellent location, near the metro but very noisy from 7.30 am till late at night. the entrance of the building was locked a couple of times so i had to knock... More 

1 Thank soukaraAthens
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2010

I have been to many hostels is Cairo and Museum View Hotel is by far the best budget option in Cairo. I would go back there any time! Its felt very safe there during my stay and the location is the best out there. And what really makes the aura of the place is the staff - the owners- friendly... More 

1 Thank kaidiudris

17 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (17)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Room/Suite (6)
View from Room (1)
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Cairo hotels
0.1 km away
City View Hotel
City View Hotel
#26 of 139 in Cairo
280 reviews
0.6 km away
The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
0.5 km away
Ramses Hilton
Ramses Hilton
#11 of 139 in Cairo
2,097 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.3 km away
Windsor Hotel Cairo
Windsor Hotel Cairo
#22 of 139 in Cairo
544 reviews
0.1 km away
Egyptian Night Hotel
Egyptian Night Hotel
#3 of 48 in Cairo
108 reviews
0.3 km away
Isis Hotel 2
Isis Hotel 2
#21 of 126 in Cairo
22 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Internet
  • Free Internet
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located just opposite to the Egyptian Museum, just 2 minutes from Sadat metro station and in the main square Tahrir square. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Museum View Hotel

Address: 2, Shampion Street, Cairo 1145, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: RM67 - RM133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Museum View Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid the room that has a window broken, it's even more noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles Bastilla89, 30 May 2013 | Read review
“Don't take photos of the museum from your room it's a security matter.”
  • Museum View Hotel Cairo,Egypt
 of 5 bubbles kraor, 31 Jul 2012 | Read review
“In thr summer ask for the AC!”
 of 5 bubbles kaidiudris, 23 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Rooms with balconies are great !”
 of 5 bubbles Santos1409, 27 Jan 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in the room with a view of the museum...highly recommend it!”
 of 5 bubbles KerenM_12, 20 Jan 2012 | Read review
5 of 5