Traveling is perhaps the best thing to do when one needs to relax and give some peace to the hardworking brain. Traveling to various destination not only give peace of mind but also one relaxed and joyous. Various destinations have their own proximities to offer and all of these have their own charm.
Visiting regular destinations like beaches or Islands of big cities is a kind of common tourism priority. Whenever someone makes a travel plan, it is either to any metropolis city or any far away island or beach. But there are some other places which are worth visiting. And I bet no one has ever tried these places. There are various other destinations other than the regular beaches and Islands.
Here I am talking about places like the deserts of Sahara or the forests of Amazon. No, I am just kidding! But on a serious note, there are various other places where one should visit at least once in a lifetime. And one of such places is Giza. Giza is an Egyptian city situated on the west bank of the great River Nile near Cairo. This city of Egypt is most famous as the house of the Giza Plateau.
The Giza Plateau is known as a site of various impressive ancient monuments in the world like the complex of ancient Egyptian monuments and structures like the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Great Sphinx and various other temples and large pyramids. Many iconic Egyptian monuments were built in the 26th century B.C. as total mausoleums. Added to all these is the Solar Boat Museum which displays a restored Cedar barge found buried near the Great Pyramid of Giza.
While this place may look like a destroyed city, the are various provisions for the proper accommodation of the tourists visiting the place. Here is a list of some fabulous hostels to choose from while traveling to Giza –
Draz Pyramids View is one of the best viewed and reviewed hostel in the city of Giza. It is a fully modernized house with all king of available facilities. It is originally situated in Cairo at a great location.
The hostel is a great one situated in a perfect location, within viewing distance from the Great pyramids of Egypt. It is at a distance of about 1 kilometre from the Great Sphinx so guests can visit the tomb anytime they want. The Great Pyramids of Giza is at a distance of about 1.6 kilometres and other locations like the Mosque of Ibn Tulun is also at a close distance.
The hostel offers private rooms only and no dormitories are available. All the rooms are fully air conditioned and have attached private bathrooms with free towels and other sanitations. Other facilities available in each room are an attached kitchenette with tea and coffee maker, a dining area, television and hair dryer as well! Free Wi-Fi is available in the hostel. The hostel staff is very friendly and responsive.
Complimentary breakfast is included in the booking price. Guests can have lunch and dinner either in the dining area of the hostel or prepare their own meals or visit the nearby restaurants.
There is no such mention of any staying limit and payment includes cash and credit card payment upon arrival only.
Address – Zaghloul, Giza, 12557 Cairo, Egypt
Price – Starting from INR 1285
Rating – 10/10
Phone: +20 111 661 8887
The Golden Palace Hotel is one of the best hostels in Giza and there are certain reasons behind it. The hostel is well known for the view it offers during the night.
Situated in Cairo at about 1.1 kilometres away from the Tahrir Square, the Golden Palace Hostel is the best hostel those who are eager to explore about the night time view of the City of Giza. The hostel is best reviewed for its friendly and highly responsive staff. The hostel staff are very generous and are ready to offer their services whenever guests are in need.
The hostel provides private rooms only and no dormitories are available. The private rooms are double bedrooms with attached balcony. And let me tell you, the view from the balcony is really marvellous with the night time lighting of Giza coming into complete sight. The rooms also have attached bathrooms with free towel and other sanitations. Free Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV is also available along with the addition of a kitchenette.
Other facilities offered by the hostel are express check in and check out, concierge services, 24 hour active front desk and the best of all is the currency exchange centre. Continental breakfast is offered every morning at the accommodation. Various other restaurants are also at nearby distance.
Various tourist destinations are at close proximity. Some of these include the Egyptian Museum which is at a distance of 1.3 km, Khan Al Khalili mosque at a distance of 2.1 kilometres, Al-Azhar Mosque at a distance of 2.8 kilometres and the Cairo Tower which is 2.9 kilometres away. The mode of payment is cash or credit card payment upon arrival.
Address – Downtown Cairo
Price – Starting from INR 1998
Rating – 10/10
Phone: +20 2 25763934
The Gardenia Pyramids view is another hostel which offers excellent view of the Giza city as well as the marvellous sunset of the great skies. It is one of the best reviewed hostels and certainly makes to the mark!
The Gardenia Pyramids view is a 3 star hostel made with all the modernizations and is added with a hint of antiqueness. It is situated at an awesome location which provides direct view of the city of Giza and also the sunset in the far areas. The rooms are private rooms and no dormitories are available. Each room comes with an attached private bathroom with free towels and other sanitation. The guest rooms are fully air conditioned and have other necessities like a fridge, a flat screen television with satellite channels, a shower and even a hair dryer!
Each room also had its personal wardrobe. The whole hostel provides free Wi-Fi in every nook and corner. Most of the rooms contain a balcony for the guests to enjoy the view and the vibes of the pyramids city. A common terrace is also present. The hostel also features its own stocked bar and provides BBQ facilities too!
The tourism locations are at close proximity, out of which some are the Great Giza Pyramids at a distance of 1.5 kilometres, the Great Sphinx at a distance of 2 kilometres and the Cairo Tower which is 12 kilometres away. Continental breakfast every morning comes included in the booking fare. Payment options include cash payment upon arrival only.
Address – 13 Monir Ibrahim Street, About El Hool El Seiahi, Giza
Price v- Starting from INR 1561
Rating – 9.9/10
Phone: +20 115 577 5592
The Pyramids Garden Motel is located in an awesome location in Cairo and is placed in between the pyramids and the city, one of the most perfect locations to live in during vacations!
The Pyramids Garden Motel is a hostel placed in Cairo and is surrounded by lush green garden from all four sides. The hostel is built in a modernized fashion with a regular hotel touch in each corner. The hostel features private rooms only and no dormitories are available. The private rooms are family rooms and are divided into twin bedrooms and double bedrooms. Each room comes with an attached private bathroom and free towels and other sanitations.
The guest rooms also have a kitchenette, a seating area, a flat screen television with satellite channels and are fully air conditioned. Continental breakfast comes in addition with the booking fare each morning. There is a fully stocked bar present in the hostel and also a restaurant serves multi-cuisine food at reasonable prices. The hotel is free Wi-Fi enabled and also has a lush green garden.
The nearby tourist locations include the Great Sphinx which is 2.7 kilometres away, the Great Giza Pyramids which are located 1.7 kilometres away and the Cairo Tower at a distance 13 kilometres away. The property offers paid airport shuttle service, 24 hours front desk and currency exchange for guests. Payment options include cash and credit card payment upon arrival. There is no such stay limit in the hostel.
Address – Giza, Cairo
Price – Starting from INR 1784
Rating – 9.5/10
Phone: +20 122 245 7251
The Pyramids Guest House is a hostel which clearly justifies its name. The hostel is situated very close to the pyramids so that guests can get a clear view of the great architectural excellencies anytime they want.
The hostel is situated in Cairo and made with some really cool design. The guests are sure to fall in love with the hostel and its rooms at first sight. The rooms available are private rooms and no dormitories are available. These private rooms are mostly twin bedrooms with an attached private bathroom and offer free towels and other sanitations.
All the rooms feature a flat screen television with satellite channels. The rooms are smoking free ones with the hostel providing smoking zone. All the rooms are fully air conditioned and also have a small kitchenette and a kettle. Some of the rooms feature a balcony and the hostel has a terrace for all the guests to enjoy the view. The hostel also has a common shared lounge and offers a24 hours front desk for the guests’ help. Currency exchange service is also provided by the hostel itself.
Complimentary breakfast, which has been named Halal Breakfast, is served every morning within reasonable price. Various restaurants are open 24 hours outside the hostel premises. Various tourism locations include the Great Sphinx which is within 400 metres, the Giza Pyramids within a distance of 1.3 kilometres and the Cairo Tower at a distance of 14 kilometres.
Address – El Hussein Ibn Ali, Nazlet, El Semman, Al Haram, Giza
Price – Starting from INR 2020
Rating – 9.5/10
Phone: +20 114 277 7747
The Comfort Pyramids Inn is a beautifully designed hostel set up at a perfect location. This hostel is primarily for those people who want to enjoy their vacation in the lap of nature and want a peaceful sleep in an ancestral hut!
The rooms in the Comfort Pyramids Inn are designed like small huts but are modernized ones too! The hostel offers private rooms only and no dorms are available. These private rooms are basically deluxe rooms with all available facilities. All the rooms are fully air conditioned and come with attached private bathrooms and free toiletries. A shared bathroom with a shower is also present. All the rooms have free Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV.
The hostel has its own restaurant which offers delicious food at reasonable prices and also a stocked bar. There is a terrace common for all so that guests can enjoy the beautiful panorama of the Giza pyramids along with the astounding sunset. A swimming pool is present at the front. Complimentary breakfast comes included.
he hostel is at a minimal distance from the tourist places. The Great Sphinx is 300 m away while the Great Giza Pyramids are at a distance of 1.3 km, the Cairo Tower is at a distance of 13 km and the world famous Egyptian Museum is 13 km away. The hostel provides free rental bicycles for the guests to explore the localities.
There is no such stay limit mentioned and payment is by cash or credit card payment upon arrival.
Address – EMRO Al Kais, 2nd floor, Giza
Price – Starting from INR 1713
Rating – 9.4/10
Phone: +20 100 888 0439
If someone was to ask my opinion on the best hostel to spend the vacation, I would prefer the name of the Guardian Guest house. It is perhaps the most beautifully located and designed hostel in the list.
Located in Cairo, the Guardian Guest house offers its guests the view of the three Great Pyramids of Giza from its rooftop itself. The hostel provides private rooms only and no dorms are available. The rooms are twin bedrooms and deluxe rooms. All the rooms are carpeted ones with wooden furniture. The rooms are fully air conditioned and come with an attached private bathroom, free toiletries, a kitchenette and a seating area.
The main attraction of the hostel is its spacious terrace which gives the guests full view of the three Great Giza Pyramids as well as the Great Sphinx. A restaurant is included and legit Egyptian breakfast is served every morning. The whole area boasts of free Wi-Fi.
Local excursions and horse riders can be organized through the hostel. Among the visiting places, the Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx are at a walking distance of 5 minutes and the Egyptian Museum is 15 minutes away by car. There is no mentioned staying limit and payment is by cash or credit card upon arrival.
Address – 1 Abou Al Hool Street, Giza
Price – Starting from INR 2783
Rating – 9/10
Phone: +20 122 543 6309
If there is anyone is looking for a suitable option against the Guardians Guest House, then they have found one. The Happy Days Pyramids Inn is the smaller version of the Guardians and had been well reviewed as well!
The hostel is situated in Cairo and offers – not a so clear but nice – view of the three Great Giza Pyramids. It also has a rooftop from where the Pyramids can be viewed properly. The rooms offered by the hostel are private rooms only and no dorms. The private rooms are deluxe twin rooms with the pyramids clearly visible from the windows. The rooms come with attached private bathrooms with a shower and free toiletries. All the rooms are fully air conditioned and offer free Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV.
Free rental bikes and cards are organized by the hostel. The Great Sphinx is 500 m away, the Great Giza Pyramids are 1 km away, the Cairo Tower is 13 km away and others are at close proximity too. The hostel also has an ATM and offers currency exchange services. Payment is by cash or credit card upon arrival.
Address – Sidi Hamad El Semman, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Giza
Price – Starting from INR 1085
Rating – 8.7/10
Phone: +20 110 100 0134
These are a few of the best hostels to choose from while visiting Giza in Egypt.