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Al Bustan Hotel

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| Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107, Lebanon
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Beirut, Lebanon
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well i haven't stayed at the hotel at all but i must say they have an amazing cosy bar called THE SCOTTISH BAR overlooking Beirut its prices are very reasonable ... they have a great selection of wine as well as finger food. Its the perfect place for a nice quiet chat or romantic getaway.............. Their staff are amazingly friendly,... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for the first time two weeks ago. Breath taking view of Beirut. Our group 10 people where the only people in the hotel. The staff does not care for any good service. The breakfast is as bad as the staff. The air conditioning in the room dates from the 70s with equal noise. They have... More 

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genoa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Built on the top of Beyt Meri hill, overlooking Beirut and the Mediterranean Sea, the Hotel Al Bustan has been a city landmark since opening in 1967. A favourite among discerning travellers, this luxury property combines breathtaking views, and is a quiet location away from the bustle of the city. The hotel's rooms and suites are surrounded by beautiful landscaped... More 

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los angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Beautiful view. Outstanding staff. Delicious food. Smell of pinetress breath taking. Very healthy location. Relax relax relax. There is no hotel in Lebanon like Albustan. The view takes your breath away being on one of the most strategic location in Lebanon. Staff very warm, helpful and hospitable. Best Sunday buffett ever. Clean sheets, clean rooms, honest housekeeping.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 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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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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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