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Reviewed 22 June 2010

some people write bad reviews just because obviously they don't have any travel experience. Sara Inn is located 5 minutes away from the Egyptian museum. Can't say it's easy to find if you don't know Cairo, but they even offer free airport pickup. We arrived at 04:00 by bus from Sharm El Sheikh and they couldn't be nicer. Other places... More 

Thank maximilner
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2010

* The management respond quickly and clearly to all emails. *The rooms are a little worse for wear than the internet pictures suggest, but fine. *DO NOT use ANY of their services: - Taxis 1. Our booked taxi failed to show up. We had a hell of a time waiting at the airport, making announcements over the PA system and... More 

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Reviewed 20 May 2010

Stayed at the Sara Inn for two night last weekend, the staff were very friendly and helpful the room I booked was very clean for Egyptian standards, but bathroom was only partioned off part of the room. Air conditioner was wonderful at 43c degrees. The absolute worst thing though was the very very old sagging bed could hardly sleep on... More 

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Reviewed 21 March 2010

We stayed at Sara Inn for 2 nights and then went to Luxor, returning to Sara Inn for one night before catching a plane the next morning. The hotel is on the 6th and 7th floors of a building on a fairly quiet street. Their airport pickup was great, and our room was large with an ensuite bathroom. There was... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 23 August 2009

We are a mid-40s couple from Canada and this was our first hostel experience anywhere. We would do it again without hesitation. This is a great location - near two busy streets for taxi hailing, several great restaurants, a market with all you need for groceries, the Egyptian Museum and metro station. We could walk to most anything in minutes.... More 

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Reviewed 18 July 2009

We had a pretty nice room here... which is how it should be since we took their room in the most expensive price bracket. We paid 160 Egyptian pounds a night which was US$29. Although when we shopped around, we learned that this was good value. The main things we were going for was air-con (we were in Cairo in... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2009

We stayed here for 4 nights only because we were on a very tight schedule and couldn't find the time to change to another hostel. The Good -The room is fairly quiet as there are few guests staying here and most of the noise occurs when the owner and staff are praying directly outside your door The Bad -You will... More 

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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Reviewed 5 January 2009

The Sara Inn Hostel was exactly what you see on their website. I have to admit, I was a bit unsure of our decision to stay in a "Hostel". I was traveling to meet my brother and his wife, who are stationed in Uganda with the Peace Corps. Any facility with running, hot water is more than what they are... More 

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Reviewed 5 January 2009

Sara Inn Hostel reminds me excellent memories i spend several days with my friends. We were in th triple room and the room is big and not expensive. We had a freez ine the room. The shower are correct, it's not 5 stars but it's ok. The breakfast could be better. People who work at Sarar Inn are so nice,... More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2008

The place is nice and clean (at least when compared with Cairo standars), and is located very close to the city center (as several others hostels). The price is competitive with other low budget solutions: in Cairo you can find cheaper accomodation, but maybe less clean. The staff is very friendly... even suspiciously too friendly. So friendly that soon you... More 

1 Thank tiz75

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Additional Information about Sara Inn Hostel

Address: 21 Youssef El Gendi | Cnr. Hoda Sharawy St. Downtown, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Cairo Governorate > Cairo
Price Range: RM54 - RM147 (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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