Beirut

 

Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon, as well as its cultural and commercial center.

The city’s cosmopolitan culture, outdoor cafe culture, and European architecture has led to its reputation as the “Paris of the Middle East.” Travelers will find visitors from many different places (especially the Middle East) on holiday.

Beirut’s Corniche area is well-known as the center of its cultural and nightlife.

The city also offers beaches, diving, and other outdoor activities.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
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Marble Tower

Very near the corniche, the Marble Tower hotel is located in the heart of Hamra, Beirut's main business and cultural area. The hotel is only a 15-minute drive from Beirut International Airport. Wireless internet are available free of charge. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$50 - $150

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Quality Rooms

Located in Beirut, Quality Rooms offers self-catering accommodations. Free WiFi is available in the rooms. The property is 4.6 km from Beirut National Museum and 4.6 km from Gemayzeh Street (Rue Gouraud). Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$77

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Hotel Cavalier

The Cavalier is a 4-star hotel centrally located in Hamra within walking distance to the shopping and commercial district of Beirut. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65 - $440

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Q Hotel

In Beirut, Q-Hotel offers elegant rooms and suites featuring a classic French décor. It features free Wi-Fi and a restaurant that serves an open buffet for breakfast, along with 24-hour room service. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$73

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Le Patio Boutique Hotel Beirut Downtown

Le Patio Boutique Hotel Beirut is an exclusive Boutique Hotel superbly located within Beirut’s most upscale residential area, Solidere. It features free Wi-Fi, roof top swimming pool, a gym and a sauna room. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$165 - $700

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Gems Hotel

Gems Hotel

Gems Hotel offers modern accommodation in the heart of Beirut. Guests can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property. There is also an site restaurant. Rooms come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65

$65-
Studio 44

Studio 44

Studio44 is the most suitable extended-stay lodging conveniently situated in the heart of Beirut, Hamra Area. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65

$65-
Alexandre Hotel

Alexandre Hotel

Located in Beirut’s business district, Alexandre Hotel offers a restaurant and a bar. It is a short walk from ABC Shopping Mall, Hôtel-Dieu de France Hospital, and the National Museum of Beirut is 1 km away. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65

$65-
Berkeley Hotel

Berkeley Hotel

Located near the hustle and bustle of Hamra street, Berkeley Hotel modern offers accommodation in central Beirut. Guests can enjoy free WiFi in the on-site restaurant. The rooms come with a TV with satellite channels. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65

$65-
Hotel Cavalier

Hotel Cavalier

The Cavalier is a 4-star hotel centrally located in Hamra within walking distance to the shopping and commercial district of Beirut. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65 - $440

$65-
Assaha Hotel

Assaha Hotel

Located less than 4 km from Rafic Hariri Airport, this design hotel looks like an authentic Lebanese village. Traditional craft shops, a butcher and restaurants are set around the central square. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65 - $600

$65-
The Standard II - By Beirut Homes

The Standard II - By Beirut Homes

The Standard II - By Beirut Homes is located in the heart of Hamra area in Beirut. The beach is a 15-minute walk from the apartments. Wi-Fi is available in the entire apartments for free. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$66 - $200

$66-
The Standard I - By Beirut Homes

The Standard I - By Beirut Homes

The Standard I - By Beirut Homes is located in the heart of Hamra area in Beirut, and just 3 minutes by car from the American University of Beirut. Free Wi-Fi is available. All apartments at The Standard feature an Eastern theme. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$66 - $160

$66-
Charles Hotel

Charles Hotel

Located in Beirut’s hotel district, Charles Hotel offers fully furnished rooms and suites with views to the Mediterranean Sea. It boasts an à la carte restaurant serving Lebanese cuisine. All units are air-conditioned and feature a private bathroom. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$67 - $250

$67-
Caramel Boutique Hotel

Caramel Boutique Hotel

Ideally located in the middle of Hamra Street, "Caramel Boutique Hotel" offers modern trendy rooms with free WiFi throughout the hotel. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$68

$68-
Three O Nine Hotel

Three O Nine Hotel

Featuring free WiFi and a terrace with a panoramic sea view, Three O Nine Hotel is located in Hamra district, Beirut. The famous Corniche promenade is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Nijmeh Square is a 15-minutes’ drive away. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$68

$68-
Seaside Furnished Flats

Seaside Furnished Flats

Located along the seaside promenade, Seaside Furnished Flats offers studios and suites overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It is located less than 10 minutes by foot from Hamra commercial area. Wi-Fi is available in all accommodations. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$70 - $105

$70-
Paradise Residence

Paradise Residence

Including free Wi-Fi, the 3-star Paradise Residence offers air-conditioned accommodation with a kitchen and a balcony overlooking bustling Hamra Street. It has an elevator and a 24-hour front desk. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$70 - $100

$70-
Le Commodore Hotel

Le Commodore Hotel

Featuring an outdoor pool, Le Commodore Hotel is conveniently located in the Heart of Beirut. It features 203 rooms and suites, some with private balconies, 2 restaurants including Benihana Japanese Restaurant and an on-site gym. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$70 - $700

$70-
Grand Suites Hotel

Grand Suites Hotel

Located in Beirut, 1 km from Hamra Street, Grand Suites Hotel features air-conditioned rooms and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. The rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$70

$70-
Golden Tulip Galleria Hotel

Golden Tulip Galleria Hotel

Featuring free WiFi, Golden Tulip Galleria Hotel offers luxurious accommodations is located in Jnah. The embassies district and the business district are a 5-minute drive from the property. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$72 - $920

$72-
Q Hotel

Q Hotel

In Beirut, Q-Hotel offers elegant rooms and suites featuring a classic French décor. It features free Wi-Fi and a restaurant that serves an open buffet for breakfast, along with 24-hour room service. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$73

$73-

Highlighted Interests:

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Cultural
Global City
Perhaps the most international of all Middle Eastern cities, a result of its long history as a trading center, its location on the Mediterranean, and other factors. Many Beirutis (as well as other Lebanese) speak French and/or English, to varying degrees, along with Arabic.
Nightlife

Ashrafieh

This is center of modern nightlife in the city. Within this area, Gemmayze and Monot Street are the most popular nightspots, while Sassine Square and Sodeco Square are mainly afternoon shopping areas. Gemmayze consists of mostly pubs, though it does also contain a fine selection of restaurants. Monot Street features a mix of restaurants, nightclubs, and pubs.
Other Interests:
Cultural
Visual Arts
Historic Landmarks
Museums
Combination
Parks, Gardens, Zoos
Natural
Beaches
Diving

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