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Al-Haramain Hotel

Bahsa St. | Sarouja, Damascus, Syria
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

I spent there 3 nights, about month ago. Now is not best time to visit Syria, but people were so friendly here. rooms are basic, but very clean. Staff are very helpfull and friendly. Best budget option in damascus

Thank tjioshvili
London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2011

Had a good stay at this hostel - rooms were clean and comfortable. The toilets on each floor were just glorified cabins, but they were clean and in working order. Likewise for the shower room - clean, hot water - no complaints! Fantastic location - in the modern Souq Saroujah with its juice bars and cafes, good place for meeting... More 

Thank NJ26
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34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2011

Being an optimist I presumed that the reviews about their booking system wouldn't be a problem for us. How wrong I was...arrived on Monday for 2 nights and our booking was in for Tuesday for 1 night. Thankfully they had another room and while it was not the same type as the room we had reserved it was fine. Staff,... More 

Thank emcdub
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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66 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2010

This place used to be great, amazing wonderful and cheap. Now its dirty run down and has not been ammended in 15 years. Sadly the staff are atrocious. They are incredibly rude on a personal level. Lazy and unpleasant. The common toilets are quite vile. At $2 this place would be a deal. At $30 for a room with no... More 

Thank turkbalikadam
Brookline, Massachusetts
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174 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

I booked a single room by phone but had to stay in a dorm the first night, which I didn't like because I'm 70, go to bed early, and it was very hot. Thereafter, I stayed in two different single rooms, which had fans. They are basic, without water, but there are sinks and toilets on each floor, frequently cleaned,... More 

Thank NicJBoston
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2010

Good points for this hostel: the rooms were spacious and had fans; the beds were comfortable; a decent free breakfast is provided; some of the staff are lovely. Bad points: the shared facilities are rank. I would only recommend staying here if you got a private room. The toilets (2 for the whole hostel on different floors, only one has... More 

Thank dotress
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2010

Nice stuff, clean hotel (we stayed in a separate double room), good location.

Thank nicup
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2010

The hotel in Hotel Al-Haramain is something of a misnomer since the place is more like a youth hostel. But the place is an excellent option for budget travelers. The hotel is a coverted old Damascene house with a lot of character. A basic breakfast is included in the room price. The rooms are spartan as one would expect in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2010

Al-Haramain was one of the nicer hotels we stayed in during a trip of 10 days and about 9 different hostels. First, their bathroom was one of the cleanest I saw during my entire trip, which was a huge plus. The hotel itself is a converted house (mansion?) and so our room was right off the inner courtyard and had... More 

2 Thank rachelmae
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2010

Since 13 years I stay in this hotel twice a year, no doubt, it is the best choice in Damascus. Clean rooms, helpful staff, good prices.

1 Thank Jussef123
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