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Sofitel Le Gabriel Beyrouth
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenue de l'Independence | BP 167 197, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon   |  
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Ranked #40 of 115 Hotels in Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Feel at home amenities and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I stayed at the sofitel/Gabriel for 4 days for a business conference event. Rooms are typical sofitel quality very comfy beds, spacious room and bathroom. Feels fresh and clean. My room was on one of the top floors so enjoyed a nice view of beirut as well. Nice and helpful staff, we had a big and well equipped conference room, good food at lunch. One of my favourite areAs of the city

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tirana, Albania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Old world service with modern amenities, and excellent attention to customer detail by each and every member of the staff, no matter if I checked in at 3 a.m., or needed minor assistance during mid-day. Walking distance to the mall and other shopping, gyms, beauty salons, incredible Sassine restaurants and movies. as well as some of the best restaurants. For the past three and a half years, this is the only place I stay when I visit Beruit. As a female traveling alone, it is important also for me to feel safe. Sofietl Le Gabriel Beyrouth has it all.

Room Tip: Rooms on the higher floors are quieter. Sassine is noisy no matter where you stay.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I use to stay only in this hotel when I visit Beirut. It is very well located. Everything can be done and visit from here. There is ABC mall at walking distance, a very large number of restaurants. The hotel get renovated, and now it looks like a real 5 star hotel. The room service is great for the value, breakfast is ok and could be better for a 5 stars, but anyway, you can go down the street on your left and you will find plenty of coffee. The staff are very professional and useful. Small issue for late sleepers, on the back of the hotel, there is the construction of the "future" tallest building in Lebanon...so the noise started at 7h30/8h00AM but stopped at 6PM but nothing important. The sales manager is very nice and professional, ready to serve the customer. I will recommend the guy and lady who serve the Room service to just smile a little more...

Room Tip: The room on the back are prefect...like everything else...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ajaccio, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Nice area, easily accessible, Le Gabriel is also an island of refinement and quietness in busy Beirut. The natural kindness of the staff is exceptional. It is a pity they do not have an open air swimming pool.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

i visited Lebanon twice and stayed at the same hotel, its a small hotel like 6 or 7 floors only, but rooms are cozy, clean and comfortable, very nice friendly staff, EXCELLENT BREAKFAST & deserts, great service.
Perfect location, 10 minutes walking from the biggest shopping mall in the neighborhood the abc mall.
neighborhood is classy and safe and there is a v cool hair dresser right next to the hotel;) and starbucks at the end of the same street...
i would choose to stay there again...

Room Tip: single rooms are better than double, i felt that double rooms are actually small...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Been here two years ago and am still convinced this is a very nice hotel. Especially since we have been on 8th floor this time which has been entirely renovated and redone (had room 808). But now there is yet another 25 or so stories-building being erected right opposite. And they are working from 7 to 20.00, and a bit noisy.
Choose 8th floor and ask for rooms facing the main road so you should be on the safe and nice side. I still still think it's freaky to have a swim at level minus 3, but why not...

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sofitel Le Gabriel Beyrouth

Address: Avenue de l'Independence | BP 167 197, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Beirut
#35 Luxury Hotel in Beirut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel Le Gabriel Beyrouth 4*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sofitel Beirut Le Gabriel brings you a distinctive blend of French style and Lebanese hospitality. The hotel is 10 minutes away from the airport, within close reach of the city business district, trendy restaurants, shops, cinemas, and much more. Our 73 elegant rooms include 8 Junior Suites, 3 Prestige Suites and 1 exquisite Opera Suite. The " Restaurant Le Gabriel" offers sumptuous international cuisine. The hotel also has 2 conference rooms, a 24-hour business center, a fitness center and a heated indoor swimming pool. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Le Gabriel Beyrouth Hotel Beirut
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