As the nation’s capital, Cairo, Egypt, is a city full of life. Its most famous attraction is the spectacular Giza Necropolis which should be at the top of your itinerary. At the back of the Great Pyramid of Giza, you will find Giza Solar Boat Museum. This museum showcases a ceremonial solar barque discovered in the area, thoroughly restored to its former glory. Meanwhile, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities houses an incredible collection of period pieces and relics. To indulge in a rich Coptic art and knowledge of the country’s early Christian era, visit Coptic Museum. While here, make your trip more interesting by staying in the most unique Airbnbs to stay in Cairo, Egypt, below.
1. Vibrant guest house in the heart of the city
Nestled in Heliopolis, this vibrant, 1-bedroom guest house is only 15 minutes away from Cairo International Airport and Cairo International Stadium, plus 30 minutes away from the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. It boasts an eclectic mix of antique accents and modern furnishings, creating an inviting atmosphere. The bedroom features a queen-size bed while the living room has a couch, housing up to three guests in total. Moreover, this rental has a well-equipped kitchen and private bathroom.
Car owners will delight in the complimentary on-site parking provided.
◈◈ Yellow Guest House, in the HEART of Cairo ◈◈El-Bostan, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:we were working from home and the wifi connection did not disappointthe bed was relatively comfortable and the built-in couch was amazingeverything was well prepared especially the check-in and wifi instructions and some sightseeing tipsthe bed is super comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and quaintnice clean 2 floor guest housethe room was clean and comfortableclean and private really quaint stylish spaceclean well decorated but a little big small
Host:mo was a great hosthost was friendly welcoming and accommodating responded quickly to enquiresvery friendly and and responsive to our questions or requestsmo & fatma are perfect hostskind attention in the fridge many thanksRead more reviews
Location:neighborhood is bustling with great local fair within a 15 minute walkit was a good experience the place has an amazing location whatever we need was near bylively neighbourhoods within walking distanceas an egyptian i knew how amazing the location was and it is an amazing locationwe loved this place it’s super cute and stylish and we got tons of snacks when we first arrived
2. Eclectic apartment with two bedrooms in downtown (from USD 119)
This 2-bedroom flat is situated within an early 20th-century building in downtown Cairo, promising quick access to several antique stores, cafes, cultural venues, restaurants, and shops. With 4-m (13.1-ft) high ceilings and a well-curated blend of vintage and modern touches, it guarantees an aesthetic and comfortable home away from home.
This property offers all the comforts of good accommodation, such as a fully functional kitchen, dining area, and living spaces for relaxing. There is also a wraparound balcony where you can lounge and enjoy a refreshing drink or two.
Rental unit in DOWNTOWN · ★4.98 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bathDOWNTOWN, Cairo Governorate, EgyptSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:wonderful apartment looks exactly like the photosour family of 5 fit perfectly into this well furnished apartmentthe building man who welcomed us helped with our bags & helped us order breakfast at one pointthe apartment was just as described and i think it’s better than it looks on the picturesthe apartment looks better in person
Cleanliness:very clean and relaxing placethe apartment itself is clean and has impeccable tastei recommend this place if anyone is interested in a nice clean place to stay in cairothis place is incredible so spacious beautifully decorated and immaculately cleaneverything is super clean crispy white sheets fluffy pillows great kitchen cute balconies
Host:you were so kind and so helpful with all of my questionsi asked the hosts so many questions before hand and they were so accommodatingthe doorman osman is also very kind and helpfulgreat stay and great hostsour host mohammed was amazing & did everything & beyond to make our stay perfectRead more reviews
Location:the location was easy access to everythingthe location is ideal for exploring the cityeasy to walk to everythingi highly recommend this locationthe location is perfect - tucked away from the street so there’s very little noise
3. Vintage villa from the 40s (from USD 69)
This one-bedroom villa constructed in the 1940s is one of the few villas of its time that still exists today. It has an airy ambiance with touches of color, featuring an eclectic blend of vintage furnishings and contemporary amenities. In the garden with a generous seating area, you can enjoy a breath of fresh air and conversation with your company. There is also a fully functional kitchen with a dining area that leads to a sunroom for two.
Located in Heliopolis, this property is only 15 minutes away from Cairo International Airport and Cairo International Stadium.
◈◈ 1940's Private Villa, in the HEART of Cairo ◈◈El-Bostan, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:besides that i enjoyed my time and i’d definitely rebook if the wifi and water situation got sortedthe back patio is perfect and there is a huge dining table to accomodate a large partyi made some small suggestions for improving the shower and upstairs bathroomthe full bathroom upstairs isn't updated but it was simple and ok to use
Cleanliness:fridge was full towels super clean flat comfortable & well decoratedspacious clean and great value for moneymo's place is stylish and clean
Host:friendly and super responsive hostamazing host and an amazing placethe host was very helpful and quick in responding to our messagesmo was a great host very responsive and helpfulmo's by all means is a good hostRead more reviews
Location:great location with restaurants and stores in walking distancegreat location only 20 mins from airportoutstanding airbnb in cairo perfect location and very close to the airportit is a nice place right in the middle of the heliopoliswe also loved that location was close to airport especially since we almost missed our flight
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4. Residential houseboat with a kitchen for long-term stays (from USD 206)
If you are seeking a cozy home away from home in the heart of Cairo with your significant other, this charming one-bedroom house is perfect for you. It sits on the second floor of a houseboat surrounded by unrivaled views of the Nile River, providing you with a unique experience of the authentic Egyptian lifestyle.
Guaranteeing you a worry-free stay, the host offers a dynamic home-cooked food menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, a well-equipped kitchen is available if you want to cook your own meals.
Houseboat65 - Deluxe Glasshouse - Central CairoZamalek Island, Giza Governorate, EgyptSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:amazing place beautiful view very clean cozy stay i enjoyed every minute
Cleanliness:great place and great hospitality the place is clean with a beautiful view
Host:jerome is great hostjerome was the perfect hostjerome was a great hostgreat host and perfect placethe host was super helpful and friendlyRead more reviews
Location:it’s a beautifully decorated place quite unique to be staying on the nile in towncommunication was just perfect and the location is very central
5. Farm stay with pool (from USD 42)
This farm stay is a peaceful paradise in an accessible yet quiet location within a 10,000 sqm (107,639.1 sq. ft.) farm in the heart of the city. It offers 25 sqm (269.1 sq. ft.) of living space, sleeping up to 5 people. Designed to make you feel at home, this property has a private bathroom and kitchenette fully equipped with a boiler, small fridge, and other essential cookware and dinnerware. Additionally, you have access to a shared kitchen fully stocked with bigger cookware. A shared washing machine is also available.
Aside from these conveniences, other common facilities include a huge dining hall and a swimming pool.
Peacock island Farm in the Nile River 2/4Jazīrat al Qurşāyah, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:the room was cleannice place cleanliness of the place and a great view
Host:thank you mohamed for being the best host everhis staff is very courteous and generous with their helpeverybody there was friendly and helpfulthe staff are very cooperativeand nicethe staff is absolutely fabulous and very accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:they just walk around nibble the grass and sometimes show interest in humansit a place that is full of positive energythe most quirky yet charming place to stay in the middle of the nile in cairoa real find and great unique place for a family to stay
Uncover Cairo’s legendary charm
Cairo has an undeniable beauty beaming with colorful culture. To make your stay even more special, do not forget to check out the most unique Airbnbs to stay in Cairo, Egypt, as you prepare for your dream Egyptian getaway.
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