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Shams AL-Basra Hotel

Watan Street, Basrah 61001, Iraq
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Basra is emerging from years of neglect, and to the existing "old favourites" of the Mnawi Basha and Sheraton is to be added the surprisingly good Shams al-Basra. The accommodation is of a very good standard, the food is excellent and the staff friendly and welcoming. For those needing to work, the absence of a desk is an inconvenience, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I was placed here by Turkish Airways after my flight was cancelled - and what a pleasant surprise! Professional, friendly staff, bright, well-appointed lobby with cafe, nice buffet, solid wifi connection, solid security, and bus shuttles to the airport. For years I have stayed at the Mnawi Basha, which i adore for its service, dining, and shaded outdoor lawn patio... More 

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