Must see hotels in Beirut

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    Smallville Hotel

    Sophie the superhero is your host at this strikingly original hotel with an exuberantly contemporary design, all reds, whites and quirks. There's plenty…

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    Grand Meshmosh Hotel

    Nestled on the flank of one of Beirut’s iconic stairways, this place enjoys a privileged position in the heart of the Gemmayzeh district, with great bars…

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    1866 Court & Suites

    It's not often a hardened hotel reviewer catches their breath on entering a room, but that's what we did here with the sheer scope of the glorious wrap…

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    Gems Aparthotel

    Great for Hamra bar-hopping: it's opposite a whole string of them, and this modern hotel offers an excellent standard for the fair prices charged. Rooms…

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    Saifi Urban Gardens

    This hopping joint in the shadow of the Charles Helou motorway has a range of rooms and single-sex dorms, a communal lounge, a garden nargileh cafe that…

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    Hotel Albergo

    As classy as they come, the Albergo is undoubtedly Beirut's best hotel and is a wonderful choice for those who can afford the hefty price tag. Guests…

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    O Monot

    On first glance, the location of this boutique hotel doesn't look auspicious. But if you ignore the fact that a busy motorway is next door, the fact that…

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    Baffa House

    Helpful multilingual host Samir has done a great job of maintaining the essence of this characterful old house that's very handy for the boutiques and…

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    Hamra Urban Gardens

    Offering excellent value and facilities, this recently opened hostel-hotel in Hamra has smart modern rooms with commodious beds, a proper gym, on-site…

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    Hostel Beirut

    On the hill above Mar Mikhaël in a typical residential neighbourhood, this friendly hostel is an NGO that uses all profits to help refugees go to…

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    Villa Clara

    Its French restaurant is well known, but the seven rooms in this boutique option remain a bit of a secret. On the 1st floor, they are chic and comfortable…

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    Riviera Beirut Hotel

    This four-star hotel is one of the best Beirut summer options, as it has the most impressive beach club in the city. It also has a history of offering…

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    35 Rooms

    This small hotel in the centre of Hamra provides its guests with location, a friendly welcome, generally clean and well-equipped rooms, and excellent…

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    Mayflower Hotel

    A Beirut institution, the Mayflower’s rooms are looking worn, but they’re clean, comfortable enough and well priced. There's shabby charm to the dated…

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    Casa d’Or

    Recently renovated rooms in this well-located hotel in the heart of Hamra are on the bland side but offer plenty of space, low beds and desks. Some have a…