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Al Hawta Palace Hotel

Wadi Hadhramawt | Seiyun, 9299, Yemen
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Al Hawta Palace Hotel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore City, null, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

The rooms are cozy, beautiful and very comfortable to sleep in. Its decor reflects heavily on the character of the region making you feel you are at the right place. Don't expect international standards of service but although it doesn't show, the staff are sincere and honest.

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sanaa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2011

the hotel is great, but the service is poor; be very careful about the bills, and what is included or not in the package you book. unfortunately this breaks down the charm of the hotel.

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AlHawta, Front Office Manager at Al Hawta Palace Hotel, responded to this review

29 June 2011 Dear Guest Greetings to you from Al Hawta Palace Hotel, Seiyun Thank you for sharing your experiences at the Hotel on TripAdvisor. We apologize for not having met your expectations on the points highlighted and assure you that we have already initiated corrective steps to ensure these are not repeated. Thanking you once again for your valuable... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
65 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2010

Everything about this hotel oozes quality, pity that the security situation in the outlying areas has reduced the hotels occupany to me only.

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Lower Mainland, BC
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

located outside of town and was advised to engage a police escort in order to walk outside the hotel complex. Room was absolutely beautiful, clean, large with high ceilings. Had to share the hotel with a large booking of tourists so the buffet suppers were crowded. Food average. Swimming pool was nice. Staff very helpful and friendly including the fellows... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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80 reviews 80 reviews
61 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2009

Stayed here on our visit to Shibam and Sayun - the room was lovely, the bathroom plumbing possibly a little old, so hot water was a hit and miss affair, pool is lovely and very welcome in the heat, the food was nice enough but the service was at a snails pace, breakfast was great though and self-service. There is... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2008

Situated in an oasis between Seiyun and Shibam in the Hadramout Wadi area, the Al Hawta offer easy access to the UNESCO World Heritage site of the old walled city of Shibam. The hotel is partly an old estate with all the charms that comes with that, but much has been added in recent years. It is worth spending the... More

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Europe
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111 hotel reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2008

This is an extraordinary hotel. A traditional Hadramaut palace, made of mud, and set in lovely gardens 7km from the wonderful town of Shibam. We booked a room through a travel agent and got a good deal- 63 USD for a double. on checking out it turned out they had given us a further discount- 57 USD per night. That... More

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Paris, France
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169 hotel reviews
292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2007

If you come to visit famous SHIBAM in the hadramawt, try to stay at this palace situated 7 km east of the city, on the road to SEYUN, the nearest airport. This beautifully designed white palace is surrounded by palm trees, and built entirely with mud and clay. You can try to find out the 5 different regional styles that... More

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Connecticut
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2007

The ALHAWTA Palace hotel is set in a beautiful shaded oasis that used to be a former estate with large gardens. The location is btw. Seiyun and Shibam in the senic Hadhramout province in Yemen. The old estate was completly renovated with impeccable style and taste by an Italian using only local antiques and materials. The result is stunning and... More

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Address: Wadi Hadhramawt | Seiyun, 9299, Yemen
Location: Yemen > Hadhramout
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Al Hawta Palace Hadhramout
Al Hawta Palace Hotel Yemen/Hadhramout

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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HOTEL INTRODUCTIONWelcome to the historical region of Hadhramaut and to the city of Al HawtaAl Hawta Palace Hotel has the distinction of being the only first class hotel built entirely of mud and clay, the original structure dates back 150 years, and is characteristic of the architecture of Wadi Hadhramout.The Hotel opened in October 1997.AlHawta Palace is located in a palm oasis covering 50,000 square meters, enhanced with trees and vegetation representing the local flora. Masters of architecture and construction undertook the renovation work with a goal to maintain the true spirit of Wadi Hadhramout architecture.We have 58 rooms including 4 suites and 8 special rooms in the Main Palace in this hotel, and all rooms overlook different parts of the gardens.Experience the multi-ethnic food in our Restaurant where we offer the finest food with fresh ingredients prepared by our chefs. 24 Hrs Food & Beverage Service. All rooms are Air-conditioned and Equipped with Hot & Cold water, Color Satellite TV, Mini Fridge, IDD facility & Wireless Internet. ... more   less 
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