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Talal Hotel

Ave Charles Helou | Gemmayzeh, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a great budget option with a helpful owner, friendly staff, and lots of interesting travellers - some of who may have stayed there for an extended period of time and can give you good "insider's views". The owner is great. He gives good direction and travel tips. The hostel is very basic, the building a bit old, but... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I know that some people would like to go to fancy hotels when they are visiting Beirut but this hostel is the best stay. I have been to several hotels in Beirut and I always find my best experience is Talal hostel. The owner is a great helpful guy and the place is cheap and located near downtown shopping area,... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Location is perfect, closed to Downtown(Souks – shopping centre), Gemmayzeh(bars&cafes&restaurants), port and bus station Charles Helou. We lived in the best room on the top floor with a terrace , we liked views . No elevator , but the climb is not difficult. Mr Zahar (owner) drew a map and explained how to get somewhere. If you are traveling independently,... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Gentle interactions. -Simple and clean with appropriate price in comparison to other hostels with the same level. -Multicultural community, where all people act as unity family. -The location in Beirut is very central to explore Lebanon. -I consider this budget hostel provide exceptional services because i didn't find in other places since they were guiding me with good explanation maps... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have come many times in this Hostel during the last 5 years. The place is getting better and better. It was a bit crowded in summer 2009. But, ho boy, during the last trip I did in Lebanon (mostly in winter), Talal Hotel was THE place to be! I reallz hope other people will go there as well and... More 

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very kind and friendly staff, clean air-conditioned rooms, the bathroom was clean and well equipped, every thing was great! Felt like staying at home. the stay was quiet and enjoyed the area around the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

İ have Been there 2 years ago . stuff were very friendly . I didn't have any trouble there but many friends from all around the world. Hotel is located in a very good area So you can go everywhere else easily.

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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Talal is a barebones hostel; we stayed in a private room with bathroom. The hotel is well located Down Town and a short walk to Hamra and Gemmayzeh Streets, Souk, central mosque and churches. The owner of the hotel is very friendly and prepared to help with getting local information and seeing parts of Beiruit and Lebanon. Accommodation is expensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My trip to beirut had two part. One part solo and one part with friend. I found this hostel in net for my solo part of my trip. I contacted with manager and he reserved for me my room and early morning he sent driver to airport and directly I went my room. The place so good located and u... More 

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Limassol, Limassol, Cyprus
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

That was the most disgusting place I ever stayed in..I'm a experienced traveler which stayed in many hostels and guest houses around the world, but nothing compare with this one..the owner was at the desk when we arrived, and he assigned me a bed next to the reception( maybe he was afraid that I will run away, or something)..the level... More 

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Address: Ave Charles Helou | Gemmayzeh, Beirut, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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