Must-see hotels in Tehran

  • H
    Hafez Hotel

    In a lane beside the big Bank Melli, the rooms here are quiet and clean and have fridges, fans and pokey bathrooms (some squats, some thrones). Management…

  • A
    Asia Hotel

    Located opposite the metro station, this cheapie couldn't be more convenient. The street is on the noisy side, so ask for one of the plain but functional…

  • R
    Roudaki Hotel

    In a quiet part of central Tehran, the 49 renovated rooms here are a little on the pricey side, but offer plenty of space and come with a kitchenette …

  • K
    Khayyam Hotel

    In a brightly painted yellow building well set back from busy Amir Kabir St, this well-kept budget hotel has clean, spacious and functional rooms and…

  • G
    Gollestan Hotel

    Handily located in an area around historic Hasan Abad Sq, the Gollestan offers good value. Rooms are compact and clean and, although far from the most…

  • H
    Hotel Naderi

    The charm of high-ceilinged rooms, 1950s-era Bakelite telephones, a manual switchboard and decades-old furnishings in this historic hotel is offset by…

  • P
    Pariz Hotel

    Far from most sights, but close to the trendy Afriqa Blvd (Jordan) area, the Pariz is functional and reasonable value. Rooms are set up as studio…

  • S
    Safir Hotel

    Located behind the old US embassy grounds, the Safir is better known for its subterranean Indian tandoor restaurant. But it also has reliably clean,…

  • I
    Iranshahr Hotel

    Reliable. That sums up the Iranshahr, where the 50 small but comfortable rooms are clean and the service is professional. It’s on four floors with a lift.

  • P
    Parasto Hotel

    A compact, no-frills option that's clean and welcoming and on a relatively quiet central street. There’s a modest restaurant, but no lift.

  • M
    Mashhad Hostel

    The rooms and shared bathrooms are tiny, there’s only one shower and the front rooms are horrendously noisy, but the generally helpful English-speaking…