You've booked your flights, you've dusted off your diving equipment, and now you need to look for where to stay in Dahab! This city has long been a traditional destination for backpackers, so among the lodging in Dahab you'll find a lot of hostels. Here you'll share large rooms with other travelers and enjoy a lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere. This is the perfect option for single travelers who are looking to make friends, and for young people or those on a budget, it's the ideal choice of Dahab accommodations.
Another really popular - and cheap - option for Dahab lodging is to stay with a local family who have chosen to open their doors to visitors. You can learn more about the real character of the city, and enjoy traditional Egyptian cooking.
Hotels in Dahab are spread along the beach and in the center of town. Many have pools and lush green lawns which contrast with the rocky desert landscape.
As the tourist industry has grown, so have the number of places to stay in Dahab. Nowadays you can find Dahab hotels of all shapes and sizes, from luxury spa resorts down to small family-run hotels in Dahab. Use minube to browse the best Dahab hotel deals and get ready!
Auski Camp is a backpacker hotel in Dahab on the coast of the Red Sea. They have a restaurant and a diving school which can organize dives, and many other services. There's wi-fi in the café but not in the rooms. The place is very simple and the cabins with fan cost 30EP per night, and then there are some with full AC that are a little more expensive. The people are nice, but they try to sell trips that are longer than necessary. Breakfast is not included, but costs 2 euros in the hotel restaurant, which is fine and has a sea view. There are people who stay weeks in Dahab just diving and trying to pass the Divemaster test. Auski Camp is usually one of their favorite places.
The seaside Nesima hotel is in the center of Dahab. It's one of the few hotels in Dahab with a pool, but interestingly enough, the pool area opens onto the waterfront so anyone who walks by can see you tanning. The MALEGON is pedestrian, and there are 20 metres between the hotel and the beach. It's a nice hotel with oriental-style rooms. Each has a round roof, AC, and a private bathroom. Some have TV, telephone and Internet. Then there are larger rooms, almost like bungalows. They will come and meet you at the airport, and organize your regional excursions. The double room costs 55 to 65 euros per night, with breakfast, plus dinner is 15 euros per person per night.
The Dolphin Camp Dahab is more or less in the center of this backpacker town. It's a very relaxed place with a friendly staff who rent out simple seaside rooms. Next door there are a lot of restaurants, plus the camp has a restaurant, if you want a little change of scenery, but in general, they are all good. The rooms are simple, and have a private bathroom, AC, and a fridge. They cost 15 euros per night for a single, 20 euros for a double. Then there are cabins near the palm trees, with the same services and prices, you can share between three for 25 euros. The cheapest is a room with a fan, for 6-8 per night. They can help arrange tours and activities, but not pressure you into anything.
Salam Camp is a small Bedouin-style hotel near the centre of Dahab. When you get to the bus station, you can look for a bus, or take a collective taxi for no more than 10 LE. The rooms, 20 in total, are basic and simple, but clean. It costs 70 LE per night with AC, and rooms with a shared bathroom and a fan are only 20 LE per person. They also organize outings, if you want to go horseback riding or take an excursion. The prices are the same all over Dahab anyway and they will come pick you up in front of your hotel.
The Bamboo House Hotel is a small hotel in Dahab, on the promenade, that is that in front you have a pedestrian street full of bars and restaurants, but it has no direct access to the beach. For a sandy beach you have to walk for about half an hour, or rent a bike. The hotel itself has an ocean view. They also have a restaurant next to the sea, where there is free wireless free access. Not all rooms have an internet signal. The rooms are clean, simple, and can accommodate up to 4 people. They have a fridge, a.c and a private bathroom. Bamboo House also offers excursions including camel safari, diving, snorkeling ...
The Neptune Hotel is in the centre of Dahab, close to a small beach, but a postcard like beach at least 20 minutes away. Dahab is a quiet town. There are several restaurants and bars around Neptune, but they are mostly backpackers who are not partying. They have a restaurant on the beach, and dorms and double rooms. They manage the PADI dive centre, so you can book tours directly with them. The act as a travel agency, like all hotels in the area, and offer many travel services, like laundry. Its terrace has sea views and free WiFi. Double rooms are $30 per night, single $20, and they include breakfast.
The Alaska Camp is next to the Aladdin Restaurant in Dahab. It is a nice hotel only two minutes from the sea and a 10-minute walk from the beach. It's managed by a friendly English girl, who also helps organize tours and diving trips in the area. The hotel was recently renovated and now has all the modern comforts. A double room with fan costs 90 EP, rooms with a balcony 120, and air-conditioned rooms between 150 and 180EP / night. A triple room costs between 120 and 180, depending on whether there's AC or not. 25EP for breakfast which is a continental buffet. There are a total of 30 rooms that are arranged on two floors, each very clean with private bathrooms.
The Monica hotel is on one of the main streets of Dahab, behind the boardwalk. You are a 10 minute walk from the coast and to get a sandy place will have to walk further. The hotel is arranged around a central courtyard, the rooms are simple, with fan. Prices start at 10 euros a night for a single room with a private bathroom. The hotel works with local travel agents to help you organize your excursion to Mount Saint Katherine, and also if you want to arrange to dive. They do not serve food on the premises.
I live in one of the apartments on the beach, so the first thing I see when I wake up, without getting out of bed, is the sea. This is a villa with 4 apartments, exquisite and modern European decor with all amenities. It has a nice garden and private pool for apartments guests only (only 4 apartments). One step from Assalah market with everything: pharmacy, veterinarian, typical restaurants, fruit and vegetable markets, supermarket, etc. Go! We didn't want for anything. Ideal for a great holiday, and also, for those who, like us, permanently live there.