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Awal Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Al Khalifa Rd, Manama 3252, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap hotel that's well situated, staff were pleasant, wifi was fast, rooms were clean, the food was average and the "taxi service" was cheap even if we did drive through two building sites (was a fun experience). Well worth the money if i was in the area would definitely stay again.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I found the service excellent. Matters were dealt with in a friendly speedy manner. The air conditioner let through a smell that was not good. I would highly recommend this hotel with its value for money, excellent location and friendly staff.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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104 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stayed 1 night at BHD17. Taxi from airport BHD3. Centrally located to Souk and Post Office taxi rank. Spacious room and bathroom. Water pressure a little on the light side. Wifi was perfect at all times. Small balcony off room. Bed a little firm but a good nights sleep after a big day out. Sites are spread out so if... More

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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Room was large with a tiny balcony. Good location - near the souk. There is free wifi. The staff is helpful. And if you need a taxi to the airport - have them arrange it with no hassle - all for only 5D.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Parking around the hotel can be a bit exasperating, but once you're through the door the staff are friendly and you get to drop your gear off fast enough. You're over here for freedoms anyhow, and a place to sleep. The rooms are dated, but functional. The TV wasn't really watchable until after a lot of faffing around setting the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I chose the Awal Hotel due to its proximity to the Manama Souk. The streets outside the hotel are full of character and there's plenty of eateries and cold stores nearby. But I digress. The hotel is pretty old and the room decor is outdated. But it makes for a decent stay if you're not picky and want a cheap... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Accommodation is on the expensive side in Manama and the cheaper end of the market appears to be targeting bookings by the hour (if you know what I mean). But Awal Hotel is comfortable, basic, clean and super convenient - highly recommended. The location in central Manama is hard to beat. The area is full of life and has a... More

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Jackson, Wyoming
19 reviews 19 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This hotel is not new or remodeled. What you are getting is a good location in the old city near the souq for a very low price. The quality is pretty good accordingly. 17 BD for a single or about $45 per night incl tax. If you expect 5 star for that price then shame on you! This hotel has... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I booked in and used the confirmation telephone number and called on Skype for a taxi. The fellow was there waiting for me at 2 am. I checked in and got the Wi-Fi code. The lift was clean and polished stainless. The corridor told me this place was from the 50s - maybe, but CLEAN. Everything was washed, pressed and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We had a few days off from school and we decided as a family to spend it in Bahrain. We got excellent rates at the hotel - BD 35/- for a two bedroom suite. The rooms were spacious and very clean. The hotel has a comfortable parking for the car and is in a decent and peaceful locality. There are... More

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Address: Al Khalifa Rd, Manama 3252, Bahrain
Location: Bahrain > Manama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Awal Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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