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Student’s accommodation in Alexandria


The Convent of Saint Catherine, located in Sharia Mansheyya Sohyara, is only seven minutes walk from the school.

Sheets, but not towels, are provided for rooms in The Convent. There is a possibility of a small kitchen facility, and breakfast is included. There is a washing machine and you can use it for free!

All  Convent rooms are doubles or singles. The Convent in the summer is open until 1:00 AM every night

Costs for rooms at Saint Katherine’s depend on the type room, ALL ROOMS TYPE ARE BB

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Convent prices 2019
Rooms with AC and bathroom20 Euro35 Euro (17.5 Euro per person)
Room with a fan and bathroom18 Euro26 Euro (13 Euro per person)
Room with a fan and bathroom outside12 Euro18 Euro (9 Euro per person)



Important note: we can not arrange double rooms between students. If you need a double room it means that you are coming with a friend; if not, you have to book the single room.

Prices for a single room in a medium grade hotel, including private bathroom and breakfast, start at 12 Euro up to 20 Euro per night (2 Stars Hotels). For those wanting something cheaper, there are small bed and breakfasts with triple rooms and shared bathrooms that start at about 6 Euro per night, per person. The price however depends on the season.

Ahlan Students House is only 5 minutes walking from the school.


It is a furnished and equipped flat with kitchen facilities oven, dishes, cutlery, refrigerator, TV, washing machine, shared bathroom, etc.


This accommodation is mixed-gender but rooms are allocated on a male/female basis.


It has 2 single, 3 double and 1 triple room. We provide only bed sheets, not towels, so you will need to supply them yourself. Students, local Ahlan staff and sometimes tourists live together in this accommodation, which is cleaned daily and supervised 24/7.




  • Single room: 14 euro (per night)
  • Single room: 300 euro (30 nights)
  • Double room: 8 euro per person (per night)
  • Double room: 150 euro per person (30 nights)
  • Triple room: 5 euro per person (per night)
  • Triple room: 125 euro per person (30 nights)
  • Weekly prices can be arranged upon request.


In case the Students House is fully booked, we can find an alternative accommodation in a shared flat.


In general, apartments consist of two double rooms, bathroom, kitchen and a furnished living room. Students are placed in these apartments based on availability.


Monthly rents for apartments in the center of town start at about 600 Euro which is divided by the number of occupants.


A single room is 300 Euro/month and for a double is 150 Euro/month per person sharing.