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Cham Palace Damascus

Maysaloun St. | P.O. Box 7570, Damascus, Syria
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gdansk, Poland
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87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very old hotel, must have been luxuary many yers ago but now need complet renovation. Big lobby, reasonable servis. Very big rooms. All very dirty. Good location walking distance to old town and good price make this hotel acceptable. Payments only cash

Thank Dominik M
Cairo, Egypt
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

It's old but working. Convenient. Anong the many of its restaurants, French revolving restaurant and Chinese are still open and offer relatively good food and alcohol. Brreakfast is available only through room service. It's in the middle of business center. You can find various shops around the hotel.

2 Thank haseken2015
Amman, Jordan
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

the best thing in this hotel that its very old but still have the same charm, although syria is going through difficulties now ,but this is the best hotel in syria even that they build the Four seasons hotel ,this will stay the best and have its customers who will never change it

1 Thank nawar i
Zurich, Switzerland
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61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Despite the turmoil raging in this lovely country the Cham Palace is an oasis in this once fine city. Everything works. Elevators are fast, room service and food is good, revolving restaurant on 15th floor is good. Staff are simply excellent. Wifi (payable) is good. Rooms are very good, spacious and clean. Beds are comfortable and bathrooms are roomy. I... More 

2 Thank Travel284
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Back after 21 years and the old Cham hasn't changed much. There's other hotels in Damas much more expensive but if you know the various "rates" you can still get a good deal. Don't expect ferns and fans in this place and if you don't mind saggy beds, the odd bug and yella yella should you be foolish enough to... More 

Thank HorseDoctor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Stayed there in 2010 with my family and relative we went their at the weekend, they chaged us EUR 250 for each room for less than 8 hours we checked-in at 7:00 PM and we used the room exactly for 5 hours sleeping that's it. Very expensive, below standard 5 stars hotel, very poor breakfast I could do better than... More 

1 Thank roubey
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38 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Cham Palace Hotel is a good alternative for a hotel in Damascus. It is centrally located with a traditional flavor that other big hotels in Damascus lack. The lobby - reception area is really great - oriental traditional and also very refreshing. The rooms are very clean but pretty small. Services are also very good.

2 Thank gtsint
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24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

The hotel was decorated typically Syrian specially the lobby, it was nice and interesting.Comparing with most of the hotels in Syria that are not standard, Cham Palace is rather acceptable & standard. some rooms are too small. the receptionist told us that the swimming pool is private for women before midnight, but it was not true.

2 Thank TehranMoj
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

Stayed for a total of four nights on two separate occasions during my tour of Damascus. - Very good location within walking distance from old town, four seasons hotel and nice restaurants - Decor is early 80's meets retirement home meets fake gold meets over grown green house - Bathrooms old and worn, shower filled up every time it was... More 

4 Thank nzdiaspora
Athens, Greece
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

Would recommend this hotel for conferences and meetings. Staff is extremely helpful and kind. Cham is well located not very far from old Damascus.

Thank nathkingcole
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