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Hotel Al Shohada

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Ajyad St. | PO Box 20840, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #17 of 257 Hotels in Mecca
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel in past however during our stay this time there is an obvious deterioration in the standard of services provided. On arrival there was no booking on the system although we submitted a booking voucher. it them another 20 minutes to accept the voucher. The hotel charges for wifi even in the lobby. You have to... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a big hotel but not very close to Masjid Al-Haram. It is around 400 meters away from Haram Sharif but at a walkable distance. All types of shops are available surrounding this hotel for shopping, dining etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I been to the hotel several times, the hotel location not far from Haram plus shuttle bus is available most of the time ; breakfast is very good Room was very clean, comfortable and very wide. Sitting at the hole is very comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The hotel is very good in everything, the only disadvantage that it is not the most close to Masjed ElHaraam , if you will walk it will take around seven to ten minutes to reach Masjed ElHaraam, the also offer a shuttle bus service round trip, but this will not be efficient in high seasons like Ramadan or Hajj.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Had issues with bathroom. Customer service was virtually non existent. Charging 5 star prices but providing a poor service. Accommodation would say is 3 plus stars but their customer service was a real let down. No free wifi access at all.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you want wifi you must pay 20 riyal per hour or 25 for a day PER DEVICE and you can only use it in the lobby not in your room. I bought an Internet only sim card and now use it to browse the web/ check my mail. Also you can't make your own tea/coffee, the water heter is... More 

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

during Umrah, i reserved at al shohada hotel with my family , the hotel is very clean , average prices and very near to Al-Kaaba also shuttle buses are available always for prayers and pick up, the staff is very helpful and also food is good

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Dhaka, Bangladesh
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very nice hotel, 4-star quality. friendly staff. living room styled lobby with ample seating arrangements. very clean and spacious rooms. bathrooms are on excellent condition. didn't take breakfast so cannot comment. Walking distance to Masjid-al-Haram. Nice neighbouhood. all essentials available at the doorstep of the hotel. only downside - our room had a restricted view.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great hotel with great location from Al-Haram. Stayed here in Feb 2013 for umrah with my 2 kids. A bit dusty because of the construction nearby the hotel. They also provide free shuttle form hotel to Al-Haram.

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Cairo, Egypt
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The hotel is in a walking distance to Al Haram, around 500 meters. The rooms are very good with some of the best amenities that I ever seen in a hotel. Rooms are clean and have nice beds, with a big bathroom. Breakfast has many varieties, but is usually busy. The area around offers all types of restaurants and shopping... More 

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