$5 per night
$5 per night
Lialy Hostel, Cairo, Egypt

Lialy Hostel

Cairo, Egypt - 8, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

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This place is deserted, no one was there. I paid A $10 deposit only to find that the place was closed down.
this is a total scam, the people that run this place cant be allowed to continue taking money without providing service- accomodation. ...

Description - Hostel

Lialy Hostel is a Western style hostel located in the heart of downtown Cairo. We offer clean and comfortable rooms for the budget traveller.

Enjoy the convenience of being minutes away from the Egyptian Museum, and within walking distance to the Metro and bus stations.

Choose from dormitory and private rooms. For our double and triple room we now offer upgrades to air conditioned rooms. Please inquire by email after you have made your booking. There is a shared kitchen and lounge room with satellite TV. Our balconies overlook the famous Talaat Harb Square, a great viewing point on the nightlife of Cairo!

Our professional and friendly staff aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Ask them for details about Egypt and living in the city that people refer to as the 'Mother of the World'

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 12
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: $5

Double Mixed Dorm Single Standard Triple Twin
  • Check-out: noon

Hostel amenities

The Lialy has comfortable and clean rooms, a common room/breakfast area with cable TV and oriental corner with beduin sitting area.

24-hr front desk Airport pickup Breakfast available Breakfast included (continental) Breakfast included (full) Currency exchange Elevator/lift not available Laundry/valet service Linen included Multi-lingual staff Open 24 Hours Pets allowed Taxi service Tour assistance

Room amenities

Air-conditioning Backpacker facilities Balconies Shared bathroom Smoking rooms Wake-up calls


In the heart of downtown Cairo, the Lialy is situated directly on Talaat harb Square, just 5 min away from the Egyptian Museum and the Nile.

Points of interest
  • Egyptian Museum (5 min. walk)
  • Amarican University (5 min. walk)
  • Nile promenade (5 min. walk)
  • Several traditional and international restaurants nearby
  • Ramses train station (10 min. by taxi)
  • DEAC: Departement d'Etudes d'Arabe Contemprain (5 min. walk)
  • Metro station (5 min. walk)
  • National bus station (10 min. by taxi)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Arline offices and travel agencies nearby
  • Several banks and ATMs nearby

Food and drink
Eating out
Traditional Egyptian Food
Felfela Take Away
Egyptian Fast Food
Libanese Fast Food
Abou Tarek
Koshary (typical Egyptian meal) Restaurant

Price details

$5 - 16 per night

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Please Note for ALL Reservations:
For all reservations, we require a final confirmation at least 12 hours in advance of your arrival via email or telephone, otherwise your reservation may be cancelled.

After receiving your final confirmation, we will hold the room for up to 5 hours after your expected arrival time. Call us if you expect to be delayed.

Thank you for your cooperation!

Location - Hostel

8, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Al Qāhirah (Muḩāfaz̧at al Qāhirah)
Egypt  1111

How to get there

We are located right in Talaat Harb Square (Midan Talaat Harb) across from the Air France office, and beside Groppi's bakery.

You can reach Lialy Hostel several ways...

To Reach Us By the Metro:
Get off at Sadat Station, and walk up Talaat Harb Street.

To Reach Us From the Airport:
We do offer airport pickups, please email for inquiries. You can also take a taxi, or catch the CTA bus to downtown and get off beside the Egyptian Museum.

To Reach Us by Bus:
Get off at Abdelmin el Riad bus station and walk up Mahmoud Bassiouny Street. Or get off at Tahrir Square (Midan Tahrir) and walk up Talaat Harb Street.

To Reach Us By Train:
Get off at Ramses Train Station and take a 5 minute taxi ride to Talaat Harb Sq (Midan Talaat Harb).

Nearest airport: Cairo International Airport (about 20km)