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Lonely Planet review
As unmissable as the ruins themselves, the Palmyra is a little preserved piece of 19th-century Middle Eastern history, with guests as diverse as Jean Cocteau, General de Gaulle and the Shah of Iran having graced its portals. Comfortable, creaky rooms might be showing their age, and the rattle of elderly plumbing might disturb a sound sleep, but a night here is atmospheric, spooky and unforgettable. There’s a snug little bar, a restaurant and – to bypass the creaks and groans – a more luxurious annexe (doubles US$100).
Our independent authors have visited Palmyra Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Baalbek.
Services & facilities
- Family rooms
- Concierge service
- Tour desk
- 24-hour front desk
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Description provided by property
Offering a restaurant, Palmyra Hotel is located in Baalbeck. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with a balcony and a seating area. You can enjoy garden view from the room. Extras include a fireplace, a sofa and a desk.
At Palmyra Hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, a tour desk and luggage storage. The property offers free parking.
Please check your visa requirements before you travel. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Palmyra Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
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