Minerva Downtown Hostel

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
39 Talat Harb, Cairo, 1164, Egypt
4.5 out of 5 rating 72 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Minerva Downtown Hostel , you'll be centrally located in Cairo, a 4-minute drive from Tahrir Square and 6 minutes from Egyptian Museum. This hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Khan el-Khalili and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from American University of Cairo.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 32 air-conditioned guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities

Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Dining

Take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Egyptian Museum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Tahrir Square - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
American University of Cairo - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Abdin Palace - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Museum of Islamic Art - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Qasr El Nil Bridge - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Sports Center Gezirah Sporting Club - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Cairo Tower - 2.3 km / 1.5 mi
Al-Azhar University - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Cairo Opera House - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Khan el-Khalili - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Midan Hussein Mosque - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Aquarium Grotto Garden - 3 km / 1.8 mi
El Rifai Mosque - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Sultan Hussan Mosque - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Cairo Intl. Airport (CAI) - 18.7 km / 11.6 mi
Giza (SPX-Sphinx Intl.) - 43.9 km / 27.3 mi

The preferred airport for Minerva Downtown Hostel is Cairo Intl. Airport (CAI).

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed No onsite parking is available
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December.

  • A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

The charges below are included in your overall room price:


  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee

  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 18 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 8 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • -Elevator