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148 Al Ahram, Al Mansheyah Al Kubra, Mansheya, Alexandria 21535 Egypt
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#2 of 76 Speciality lodging in Alexandria
Ithaka is a bustling, lively new hostel located in Alexandria, the Pearl of the Mediterranean. It boasts four lovely dorm rooms, an open common area equipped with board games, musical instruments, information on sightseeing trails and much more - not to mention a beautiful balcony with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea! From friendly, welcoming staff and all the travel information you need, to a wide range of exciting events each night, it’s got all of your backpacking needs. You’ll find home at Ithaka. The hostel was set up as a starting point for unforgettable adventures and lifelong friendships, combined with essential home comforts - providing you with only the most memorable experiences during your stay in Alexandria! We are located in the heart of Alexandria, surrounded by a plethora of great sights, restaurants & cafes.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Shared bathroom
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
On-demand films
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Arabic, Japanese


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Grade: 89 out of 100
73Restaurantswithin 1 km
7Attractionswithin 1 km
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Victoria wrote a review Mar 2021
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I am so grateful to have stayed in Ithaka for my five days in Alexandria. This place really has everything you'd want from a hostel and more. It was easy to find and has a great, central location. The staff members are super welcoming and helpful. Everything was clean, tidy and well maintained. Very comfortable beds and sea view from the rooms. The common area is super cosy, and has a homey ambience that can be hard to come by when travelling. They've done a really great job at making it feel like a living room, and it's a perfect place to hang out (which I did a lot), either for socializing, working or just having a break from the city busy-ness. Otherwise, you get a great breakfast prepared by the staff in the morning and you can also use the kitchen to cook yourself - which is a huge plus. I've been to many hostels and found this one to have an absolutely lovely ambience about it. My fingers and toes are crossed that they'll soon expand to more areas in Egypt!
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Shima wrote a review Jul 2019
Cairo, Egypt21 contributions10 helpful votes
With a perfect location that has a direct sea view, cozy atmosphere done by the stuff, everything there was perfect. I spent my birthday vacation there and I really enjoyed it. The room is super clean, the food was nice, you can spend the night with them as they are your friends chatting, singing or watching a movie. Well done guys <3
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Date of stay: November 2018
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Amany Ahmed wrote a review Nov 2018
8 contributions20 helpful votes
I like the whole atmosphere . A cozy place where you feel like home. Amazing and helpful staff. The room is very convenient &the terrace view is priceless . Free Wifi and delicious breakfast The location of the hostel is excellent.
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Date of stay: November 2018
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Hana M wrote a review Nov 2018
Cairo, Egypt9 contributions2 helpful votes
My mates and I needed a place to spend the night on Alex. We booked our rooms at the hostel. We weren’t expecting a lot. And we were pleasantly surprised. The place is amazing. The look is clean and proper very homey, the people friendly the view relaxing and the facilities very accommodating!
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
Jer D wrote a review Nov 2018
Placerville, California199 contributions113 helpful votes
This hostel is brand new so all facilities are top notch. Beds were really comfy, individual lockers are provided, and there are electrical sockets for each bed. Wifi was reliable. The free egyptian breakfast was also good. The staff were all warm and friendly. I love the layout in the common area, it’s a really great place to chill. The balcony offers a great view too especially during sunset. It’s quite far from the attractions in Alexandria, but that’s not a problem because public transport is real cheap and easily accessible on the main road. There’s not much atmosphere though which is understandable. That should change once word gets around on how awesome this place is.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ithaka Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Ithaka Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Stanley Bridge (0.2 km), Alienz Gamerz VR (0.8 km), and Mustafa Kamel Necropolis (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ithaka Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ithaka Hostel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Ithaka Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Ithaka Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Blaze Restaurant & Café, Jars & Jazz, and Latino.
Does Ithaka Hostel have airport transportation?
Yes, Ithaka Hostel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ithaka Hostel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Ithaka Hostel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Ithaka Hostel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ithaka Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Japanese, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Ithaka Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fort Qaitbey (6.4 km), Mustafa Kamel Necropolis (0.4 km), and Chatby Tombs (1.8 km).