Egypt may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window
Photo by Abdulaziz

Find hotels near Al-Azhar University, Ad-Darb al-Ahmar from CA $16

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Hotels Close to Al-Azhar University

City Hostel
1 out of 5
0.9 km from Al-Azhar University
The price is CA $16 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4.4/5Excellent! (19 reviews)

"The staff are welcoming and ready to help,overall it is v.good value for money"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2019

City Hostel
Pyramids Youth House
1 out of 5
1.1 km from Al-Azhar University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $33 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)

"Its ok just for a few days when you r a back packer"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 21, 2019

Pyramids Youth House
Arabian Nights Hotel
2 out of 5
0.3 km from Al-Azhar University
Get Rates
3.6/5Good! (48 reviews)

"The only thing that was ok was the owner........This was the worst hotel I've ever stayed in ......we changed hotels straight away.... Don't just read the reviews, check who wrote the reviews, because the whole area was the same ."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2019

Arabian Nights Hotel

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
Sydna All Hussain Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.3 km from Al-Azhar University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $34 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
Sydna All Hussain Hotel
Nour Elsabah Hotel
2.5 out of 5
0.2 km from Al-Azhar University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $37 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
Nour Elsabah Hotel
The Location Hotel
3 out of 5
0.7 km from Al-Azhar University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $32 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)

"i was very impressed the hotel was very luxurious the staff helpd with tours they treat you well bring you cofeee and tea all day it’s a. rand new hotel very clean and lovely you will enjoy your stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

The Location Hotel
New Palace Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1.1 km from Al-Azhar University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $24 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
3.8/5Good! (12 reviews)
Average, at best

"The main positive for this hotel is its proximity to the centre of Cairo. The room itself is ok however the bathroom leaves much to be desired. Much of it needs to be torn down and rebuilt. On the plus side, the maintenance guy was very quick to fix up what seemed to be a bathroom that was older ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 23, 2019

New Palace Hotel
Happyton Hotel
2 out of 5
0.9 km from Al-Azhar University
Get Rates
Happyton Hotel
Capital Hotel
3 out of 5
0.6 km from Al-Azhar University
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $16 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
3.9/5Very Good! (180 reviews)

"Staff very friendly specially Seham the cook chief"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 13, 2020

Capital Hotel
Atlas Hotel
3 out of 5
0.5 km from Al-Azhar University
Get Rates
2/5 (2 reviews)
very poor room

"the worst experiment in the life, will never repeat it again"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 16, 2018

Atlas Hotel
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Al-Azhar University
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Al-Azhar University is located in a historic area of Islamic Cairo known for its picturesque gardens and top museums. If you're looking for a convenient place to stay, you might search for properties close to public transportation so it's easy to get around.

Staying Near Al-Azhar University

Take your pick of these hotels and other accommodations, all within a mile of Al-Azhar University:

  • Arabian Nights Hotel: With a stay at this 1-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with satellite TV. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and room size.
  • Le Riad - Tell a Story: This 5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Our customers like its breakfast and local sightseeing.

Things to See and Do Near Al-Azhar University

While you're in town visiting Al-Azhar University, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

Egyptian Museum, Museum of Islamic Art, and Gayer-Anderson Museum feature captivating exhibits. Sights like Tahrir Square, Cairo Tower, and Midan Hussein Mosque are landmarks to visit in the area. Spend some time exploring the natural beauty of Al-Azhar Park, Aquarium Grotto Garden, and Orman Botanical Gardens.

Egyptian Presidential Palace and Khan el-Khalili are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out Great Sphinx of Giza, which is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Al-Azhar University, or make a stop by Giza Pyramid Complex, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Al-Azhar University?
Al-Azhar University is located in a historic area of Islamic Cairo known for its picturesque gardens and top museums. You’ll find 326 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best place to stay close to Al-Azhar University?
Adjacent to Al-Azhar University, Nour Elsabah Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options within a short distance include Arabian Nights Hotel and Sydna All Hussain Hotel.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Al-Azhar University, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals close to Al-Azhar University.
What can I see and do near Al-Azhar University?
Museum of Islamic Art, Coptic Museum, and Gayer-Anderson Museum feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you’re in town. Explore landmarks like Egyptian Presidential Palace, Baron Empain Palace, and Abdin Palace. You can wander around Al-Azhar Park, Orman Botanical Gardens, or Aquarium Grotto Garden if you want a dose of fresh air.

Recent Reviews in Al-Azhar University

More trip options