I stayed at the Ramada Beirut Downtown hotel for only 1 night, arriving late in the evening and checking out the next day. I had booked an executive room for $120 (special offer on booking.com compared to the list price on the hotel's website which was $286).
The check-in was quick, the staff accepted very kindly to offer me a late checkout till 3pm and being already 11pm I ordered room service which arrived to my room within 15 minutes and was very tasty. The room I had (executive) was exactly as it appears in photos and there are many 5-star hotels which are far more basic.
The breakfast was not the best I ever had but was very decent.
The hotel is ideally located for business and shopping as well. When I checked out I had 2 hrs before having to get to the airport and the staff at the reception kindly kept my luggage to allow me to go for a walk and quick shopping downtown and had a taxi for me right when I ordered it. Quite importantly when the taxi is called from the hotel it charges appropriately (paid $60 to get from airport to hotel with a taxi-pirate and only $30 for the taxi that the hotel arranged for me to get me to the airport from the hotel).
Only downsides is nearby construction and noise, limited Wi-Fi (they give you 100MB and need to pay extra for more capacity) and weak telephone signal in my room (did not have 3G).
My overall feeling is very positive and I would recommend this hotel for anyone staying in Beirut, especially if they can get a good dead like the one I got on booking.com
- Also Known As:
- Ramada Beirut Downtown Hotel
- Ramada Beirut Downtown Hotel Beirut
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ramada Beirut Downtown is centrally located in the heart of Solidere Area, 10 minutes from Beirut International airport and within a walking distance from the commercial and financial district of the Downtown Area, the famous and new Zaytouna Bay as well as the World Class shopping Center Beirut Souks. The Hotel is also located within a short distance from major exhibition centers. Ramada Downtown Beirut offers 99 rooms and suites spread in 3 categories- Standards, Executive and Business – 24 hours business and leisure assistance, FREE high speed WIFI internet access. The Scarlet restaurant and lounge welcome you in a well-designed venue where contemporary design meets modern cuisines from breakfast to dinner. ... more less
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