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Al Bustan Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beyt Meri, Beirut 1107 2150, Lebanon
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Ranked #74 of 114 Hotels in Beirut
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
David S London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views are impeccable from any corner of the Hotel. Best views, however, are overlooking Beirut and the sea from 600 meters above sea level. Food is delicious both at La Glycine and the Italian restaurant Il Giardino coupled with prompt and professional service. Climate wise the ideal time to visit is mid March to mid October. Notwithstanding, for classical... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1 simple advice: Stay away A cup of coffee there would cost you as much as a lunch at a decent restaurant in the area The Mosquitoes would either eat you alive or carry you The plumbing is so old that brown water comes out for a minute before you can wash your hands. Bed sheets smell White Towels are... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Disclaimer - we only went here for a wedding, so no comments on the rooms. The gardens are beautiful, real Lebanese-style. The views are even more impressive, though, looking down over Beirut and the Mediterranean. You can feel the air is slightly colder up here, and the ride itself up the little mountain villages is certainly worth it.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Al bustan hotel simply ruined my wife birthday. We reserved to stay on a Saturday night. The reservation turned to be on bed basis only so I didn't mind to pay for breakfast getting there. The only good thing about it, is its location overlooking beirut city. Other than it's horrible, oldddd staff with very old furniture, when we arrived... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I was there for 2 nights in August 2013, during which i stayed less than 12 hours at the hotel; the night before traveling, i noticed several items missing from the room. I checked out and reported the incident to the salesperson I was in contact with, and sent a reminder about the issue in December. 5 months later, I... More

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AlbustanBeirut, Manager at Al Bustan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Wissam, We are very sorry to hear about your experience at Al Bustan Hotel. It is very surprising to hear that you had missing items from your room. A special team was dedicated to follow up this matter, yet we couldn't find any pending complaints or unanswered e-mails. We kindly ask you to get in touch with us... More

Gurgaon, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

What a gem this hotel is... definitely like stepping back in time - they still use actual brass room keys! The views of Beirut, the Mediterranean and the Broumana mountains are wonderful. I hear the hotel has been recently renovated; but it still reminds me of a colonial bungalow... all in all charming, with a old hotel feel!

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Connecticut
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105 reviews 105 reviews
36 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This well known Beirut landmark is up in the mountains over Beirut, cooler air in summer is very welcome. It takes about 30 + minutes to drive up from town, 45 minutes from the airport. All rooms have an amazing view; the restaurant is Italian, featuring excellent pastas and pizzas. Sunday lunch is a culinary delight, featuring the finest Lebanese... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012 via mobile

If u happen to be in Lebanon during the months of feb/march, don't let the cold weather fool you into thinking there's not much to do!! Because it's in this time of the year that "al bustan festival" (very interesting art & music festival) is held. Since my husband & I were attending the "tango argentino" show in the hotel's... More

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149 reviews 149 reviews
23 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012 via mobile

everything was just fine, and to make it short i will relate the pros and cons. Pros: nice view on the sea, pine trees around, eatalian kitchen island in the middle of the italian restaurant, Standard rooms are roomy. cons: the interior design needs some freshening, food is fine but could be better, restaurant staff need further training. To make... More

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London
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

Be aware, this is not a 5* hotel. It was built in 1960 and appears to have the same decor and staff as day it opened. The restaurant is Italian, we were told we couldn't have Leabense food unless we gave 24 hours notice. No beds around the pool and no staff to assist. The two best things about this... More

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Address: Beyt Meri, Beirut 1107 2150, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Bustan Hotel 5*
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