The 12 Best Airbnbs In Cairo, Egypt

August 9, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Cairo, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Cairo and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 1940’s Private Villa In The Heart Of Cairo

8 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

This stunning historic villa was originally built in the 1940s and boasts eclectic, vintage-themed furniture. You’ll get your very own garden space where you can enjoy with family and friends, great for parties of up to eight guests.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Built in the 1940’s, One of the few remaining Villas of its time. With high ceilings & well lit windows, this charming retreat is an ideal base for exploring the city. Situated in Heliopolis – the center of Cairo, Egypt – this property is an eclectic mix of vintage and modern furniture giving you all the privacy needed & to top it off your very own garden space! Live like a local and find out for yourself at our newly renovated home.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Room-darkening shades | Bathtub | Free street parking | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“We really enjoyed our one-night stay at Mo’s place, close to Heliopolis attractions. Best to arrive and leave with taxi, close to airport and only 45mns to Egyptian museum.” – Eric
“Mo was a great host, we met his father as well and they were very helpful. Mo was always able to respond quickly to any questions and requests. This place is just as posted, a nice small area perfect for 2 people.” – Irina
“One of the more memorable AirBnB’s I’ve stayed at. Beautiful, pretty big house perfect for group travellers. Self check in and check out was super easy, Mo was amazing and messaged us to make sure we’re fine and happy.” – Moustafa
“Very impressed with Mo’s place. It’s BIG & beautifully decorated. Mo was very patient & hospitable.” – Saymah
“Delightful villa and a restful place to visit all the sights of Cairo.” – Roland

#2 Jacuzzi By The Historic Giza Pyramids! 5 Min Walk!

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

This contemporary studio offers an epic view of the stunning, timeless pyramids of Giza. See it for yourself! There is also a neat little Jacuzzi for guests to relax in after a busy day in the Cairo marketplace. Great value for solo travellers or perhaps a couple with or without a baby.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome to the Pyramids Boutique Apartments. The best place to enjoy a great view of the Magical Pyramids Of Giza!! Yes, the view and pictures are 100% real. (Be sure to check out our other listings too)Indulge in a stunning view of all the Giza Pyramids from anywhere within this contemporary oriental studio or while relaxing in the Jacuzzi available. It is also a 5 min walk from the Pyramids entrance gate.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Bathtub | Elevator | Hot tub

Guest Reviews

“Best view for the pyramids you can ask for! With a great jacuzzi and relaxed atmosphere. We couldn’t ask for more. Definitely recommended” – Hany
“I stayed there for two nights, the experience was amazing, you get a beautiful view and a beautiful vibe as well, people around the area are so friendly and simple, the host was so nice as well, i asked for a gym and he searched for the nearest for me.” – Nora
“It’s one of the most unforgettable experiences for me!!! 4 days of relaxation, meditation, self discovery, and productivity. During the quarantine and long boring working from home time…” – Sundos
“The best place I have ever been in Cairo is right here, in this bubble of harmony. Everything is made to make you feel at home. Even some chocolate welcoming you, and a phone with a charger if you arrive from abroad and your phone doesn’t work. ” – Violaine
“Local experience! Amazing 10/10 view of the pyramids from the room! Great hot tub in the room!” – Julia

#3 Modern Arabian Villa

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Exciting, spacious house for your family, with a dedicated private garden, a sauna, a pool and a jacuzzi. It also features a home theatre for Netflix if you don’t feel like going out due to any reason whatsoever.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“The place is 250 SQ meters and includes 120 meters private garden, private sauna, jacuzzi, private pool and home theater . The place is proper for newly married ,and people looking for enjoyment with privacy. It is only fifteen mins from pyramids.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Ethernet connection | Hot water | Pool

Guest Reviews

“Osama was always available to assist us. Before we booked our trip with him, he answered any concerns we had honestly. There were no surprises.” – Amir
“The place as shown on the pictures and a bit better, sparkling clean with all amenities needed in a very relaxed location, the host was very helpful too and I would definitely recommend the place” – Rami
“Osamas place is a gem. The house is so cozy and stylish with comfortable beds and brand new blankets. It might be a bit far for those with no car , but Uber is always possible.” – Rana
“Its just a wonderful place for living! Mr. Osama is sooo nice, and the facility in this villa is running perfectly, every thing on AD are surely approved.” – HuiYun
“Good place to stay in and relax in busy cairo.” – Mohamed

#4 Studio In Mokatam City Condo

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

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A fully furnished studio apartment in a modern complex that features a large swimming pool area and plentiful seating in the reception areas. Located centrally in Mokattam City, you’ll be a short cab ride from Downtown, making it an excellent listing for business travellers or couples.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This ground floor Stuido is located in a small condo in Mokatam City. There is pretty much everything you need from Fridge, Microwave, AC, TV.
There is reception desk to help you from 9AM to midnight.
Airport pick up can be arranged.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Kitchen | Hair dryer | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“Very recommend for any body. Wonderful place and very reasonable value for stay.” – Ashraf
“Nice place with 2 bathrooms, kitchen with fridge, plug-in stove top, electric kettle, and microwave. Can get utensils from lobby. Balcony overlooking pool.” – Greta
“I loved the stay here – I stayed on the 1 st level by the outdoor pool. The view was beautiful every morning. The room was a good size for two people. I would absolutely come back.” – Angela
“Clean and value for money apartment. Glad that host allows us to check in early too.” – Bryan
“Amazing clean space. Helpful people on call 24hrs. Close to shop and supermarket . Located in my preferred part of Cairo” – Rhimo

#5 Bright, Charming Nile View From 10th Floor Lovely Apartment

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

Get a stunning view of the gorgeous Nile River from this dreamy tenth-floor 3-bedroom apartment. Situated smack in the city center, you’ll enjoy the nightly cruises and visiting the Egyptian Museum nearby.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This bright cozy apartment guarantees the best view ever in front of the Nile river where you can relax and enjoy the sunset view in 127m with 3 bedrooms located in historical building from the 20th century in very safe area with friendly neighbourhood. the place is best located to most tourist attraction & nightlife areas from 2-6 km to Egyptian museum, the Cairo tower, Muhammad Ali mosque , Cairo downtown ,Zamalek, Mohandessin , 1 min walk to supermarket, laundries , restaurants , pharmacies.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Pocket wifi

Guest Reviews

“Very spacious apartment with amazing views of the Nile. Sunlight into the living room in both morning and afternoon. Great for a family or group.” – Adam
“The place was absolutely amazing! We were very comfortable. Laila was an excellent host and available to respond to all of our requests immediately.” – Ahmed
“Nice apartment in the center of the city, close to several restaurants and markets. I would recommend staying at this apartment.” – Vitaly
“A very nice apartment with great views of the Nile. The building is nice and in a residential neighborhood. It was so easy to get Ubers from there to wherever we needed to go.” – Sue
“Laila is a very reliable and helpful person, all problems solved in no time! the flat is wonderfully placed , we enjoyed staying there so much so much !” – Werner

#6 EZ Residence – Rooftop Apartment Overlooking The Nile

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $40 per night, airbnb.com

Enjoy the city sky line in all its glory from your modern, clean 1-bedroom apartment in the famous region of Agouza. Nearby, you’ll find pretty much all tourist sites in Cairo within reach, including the famed Cairo Tower, cruises down the mighty Nile, and a variety of eateries in Downtown.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“City Skyline Views: Charming, Cozy 1 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment in Agouza. Close to Tahrir Square, Egyptian Museum, Zamalek neighborhood and walking distance to British Council. 64m2 Terrace with beautiful view over the Nile and Cairo Tower. It is fully equipped with all you might need, freshly renovated.”

Amenities

Essentials | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Wifi | Iron | Hot water | Air conditioning | Free street parking | Elevator | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Very nice cozy and clean flat with an amazing roof terrace.” – Anne
“My stay at EZ Residence was really nice. The apartment is cozy & cute with a lovely terrace. Khaled is decent & responsive.” – Myriam
“We had such a wonderful time at this stunning apartment. Beautiful view of the Nile and Cairo from the spacious rooftop, great kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and lounge area. Very clean upon arrival and great fast communication with hosts.” – Keelin
“Awesome place and a great local neighborhood that is much more quiet than other parts of the city” – John
“Highly recommend this flat , perfect location , sparkling clean , elegant interior , you feel you back to Cairo 50 years ago the great time , host and co host super pro very helpful.” – Wail
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#7 Downtown Cairo Oasis

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

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A gem of a place, this vintage building in downtown Cairo has retained its classical and elegant 1920’s style architecture. The furniture and fittings have been handpicked to make it look timeless. Also, satisfy your knack for ancient Egyptian civilization at the great museums nearby.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Tucked away on a pedestrian street in historic downtown, this elegant 1920s apartment lies 500 meters from the Egyptian Museum and 1,000 meters from the Islamic Museum. The lovingly restored art deco apartment is on one of central Cairo’s quieter and cleaner pedestrian streets.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Elevator | Paid parking off premises

Guest Reviews

“The appartment was very well equiped and decorated, and we had a lot of space for ourselves (we were two in the appartement, but there is room for four, easily).” – Sophie
“The apartment is in the quietest, nicest part of downtown-in the middle of Cairo’s bustle, close to Zamalek and the metro, but in an area of calm. The apartment is beautiful.” – Marie-Jeanne
“This is a great apartment well located and clean. Patrick and his driver Moamen were easy to communicate with and provided lots of information.” – Gina
“Wonderful location within easy walking distance of the old Egyptian Museum, restaurants, grocery stores. We spent a great day touring Saccara, Memphis, and Giza with Patrick’s driver, Moemen.” – Trude
“Patrick’s apartment in the heart of Cairo is a real oasis. Here you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and come to rest. On the ground floor, someone always has an eye on who is entering the building.” – Pascal

#8 Nice Location, Bright & Super Clean Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

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One of the cleanest and quietest apartments you’ll find in Cairo, it is located next to the Nile River and famous tourist spots and only a 10-minute drive from downtown Cairo. Featuring a soft double bed, it is fit for a pair of travellers or for someone visiting Cairo for business.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“An ENTIRE ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT situated in the MIDDLE of everywhere in Cairo (ZAMALEK). Rooms are newly furnished, air conditioned, well DESIGNED , have all amenities, SAFE , super CLEAN and QUIET.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Ethernet connection | Hot water | Elevator

Guest Reviews

“Highly recommend Mo appt, a very polite and friendly person to deal with . Easy check in and out, very clean Appt , an hotel style ..Many thanks Bro” – Mahmoud
“Beautiful, clean and spacious apartment. Located in a great area close to all amenities in Zamalek. Good communication with host, making my stay very enjoyable. Would definitely stay again.” – Louise
“Excellent stay at Mo’s apartment, every thing was perfect, the location is very good and calm, the apartment is very nice and clean.. I think this is one of the best place to stay in Zamalek with reasonable price too.” – Mohammad
“Mo is kind and amazing. Second time staying here and won’t be the last. Apartment is just as described.” – Saidur
“The apartment is located in the middle of Zamalek- perfect to walk around! The apartment was very clean and Mo was always there to help. Thank’s” – Andrea

#9 Waterfront Designer 2-Bedroom With Pool Access

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

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Located next to the famous Sheraton hotel, you and a group of friends or family will be at the airport in a jiffy. An exciting, modern Airbnb for those visiting Cairo for a few days and want to be treated to the best standards of hospitality Cairo has to offer. So go on, treat yourself and your family to this gem.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This exclusive 2 bedroom designer apartment is located inside a very unique gated complex with pool access, 5 minutes to Cairo International Airport. Guests enjoy free access to the pool, very fast fiber optic WiFi and 24 hour security surveillance. This apartment is perfect for families and business travelers. The apartment includes a spacious reception area with a combined living and dining room along with an open plan fully equipped modern kitchen, cooking utensils and a Nespresso coffee machine.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Crib | Elevator

Guest Reviews

“Place was excellent, pool was really cool. Had a small problem with the check in but they fixed it right away. Overall was very good place to chill in” – Moustafa
“The location is good, very close to the mall and to the airport. The apartment is perfect. Thank you so much. I will be back” – Robert
“The place is very beautiful, God willing, may God bless it, comfortable and orderly, and the colors bring joy … I recommend it I spent two beautiful days in it” – Hamada
“Lovely rooms and nice place. Very convenient location makes it a very recommended.” – Roy
“Had a lovely few days stay here on a short visit to Cairo. Bed was nice and soft and had all amenities.” – Julius

#10 Eclectic Oasis In The Heart Of Downtown Cairo

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

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This early twentieth-century apartment is sure to make you nostalgic with the sky-high ceiling and a mix of modernity and traditional Egyptian decor. This 2-bedroom property boasts 3 separate balconies for larger groups to enjoy, with plenty of places to gather together!

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Stay in style in the perhaps most beautiful Airbnb apartment in Cairo, located in an early-20th century building situated in the freshly renovated pedestrian quarter of bustling historic downtown Cairo – the cultural, financial, and startup center of Egypt. With 4 meter high ceilings, reused architectural details, and a skillfully curated mix of antique, vintage, and new furniture, this two-bedroom apartment boasts 3 balconies, a comfortable kitchen, and an additional loft bed area.

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Crib | Elevator | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“What an amazing experience to stay in this appartment. Every detail is right. The beds, kitchen, sofas, balconies everything very beautiful and comfortable.” – Marjan
“Beautiful flat with amazing interior design. Really one of the most beautiful flats we have been to in Egypt!” – Gale
“Can’t say enough about this great apartment and their owners! Amazing stay… every little detail was perfect.” – Anie
“Awesome stay, everything was perfect. The apartment is really cozy, elegant and beautiful, perfectly located downtown near restaurants, shops, bars, etc. Perfection is in the details and every aspect of the apartment was not left to chance.” – Marianna
“Imaan’s place is a great place in the heart of Caïro. The apartment is absolutely beautiful and stylish! This is the perfect stay for the full egyptian experience!” – Vincent

#11 Ultra Modern Refurbished Smart Apartment

3 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

This beautiful apartment located in the very happening Zamalek is the right choice for adventurous singles or couples. Located in the north of Gezira Island, it is placed right in the centre of all the action in the city. Whether it’s work or pleasure that brings you to this part of the world, rest assured that you’ve found a suitable abode here.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Located in the heart of the most sought after neighborhood in Cairo, ZAMALEK, this newly refurbished one bedroom apartment is the perfect destination for your holiday, business trip or long term accommodation. It also boasts a spacious living room with modern furnishing , well equipped kitchen, full automatic washing machine and fine furnishings.”

Amenities

Wifi | Hot tub | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Elevator | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Nice, cosy apartment on a perfect location. The apartment is quite new and therefor needs some finishing touches like a table and chairs to eat your breakfast.” – Iwan

#12 Best Located Hip Apartment in Cairo

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

A roomy, modern 2-bedroom apartment situated in the island of Al Manyal and close to the city center, from where you can enjoy all that Cairo has to offer. Take a Nile cruise, or visit the ancient relics. If you’re one with a knack for nightlife, go visit Zamalek, Dokki and Maadi.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Modern 160 square meter 2 bedroom modern apartment with all the amenities needed. Located on the island of Al Manyal close to the city center, the most central area in Cairo. One block away from the River Nile. 24 hours access to transport, supermarkets, restaurants and banks.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Heating | Washer | TV | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Elevator | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“Nice place, only flaw is water pressure a bit low but otherwise all good. Very responsive host and helpful” – Kim Chai
“This is a big beautiful apartment in a lovely neighborhood.” – Shawn
“The apartment looked exactly like in the photos. Nice bedrooms, a lot of space inside, well cleaned and check in without any problems. We had a good communication with Karim, who answered quickly.” – Christiane
“Very spacious and clean apartment. Convenient location with shops, restaurants and supermarkets nearby. We slept well in the Comfortable beds.” – Evelyn
“it was a wonderful stay. The decor and vibe in the apartment is so nice. The beds are comfy.” – Edele
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