Lonely Planet review
This hotel with friendly, English-speaking staff gets it right with a restrained elegance that’s personable and not over formal. Bathrooms are small but new and sparkling clean. Excellent value for singles during peak season, if you can get a room.
Our independent authors have visited Iran Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Mashhad.
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