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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
  • Jun 6, 2013
    “About as good as it gets in Tripoli”
  • May 31, 2013
    “Atmospheric and lovely El Khan”
Arbaa Arsat Street, Tripoli Old Town P.O. Box 10070, Tripoli Libya See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

You will not be disappointed by this boutique hotel in the medina. Excellent service, decent breakfast, nice decor. The credit card machine even works most of the time. There is even a pool and a great restaurant adjacent.

Thank A L
Reviewed May 31, 2013

You arrive to the El Khan on a tiny bumpy rode in the middle of the old town. You walk in and it is a true old villa. Gorgeous Berber textiles and black and white photos of an earlier, happier era on the walls. Aref...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

I stayed at the El Khan for two nights in March 2013 and loved every second. The hotel is in the middle of the old town, near the Arch of Marcus Aurelius, so you get to experience a more authentic taste of Tripoli than staying...More

2  Thank katiet931
Reviewed November 14, 2012

I stayed two weeks and really loved the place - very friendly and helpful staff, extremely tastefully decorated rooms and lobby, quite central location (no suitcase dragging, your taxi can drop you right at the doorstep). The only downsides: restaurant is overprized for what it...More

2  Thank J V
Reviewed October 27, 2012

I stayed at the El-khan for 80 days and could not have been a happier traveler. The staff became my Libyan family, keeping me comfortable and making me laugh. The hotel is beautifully and tastefully appointed, full of lovingly, carefully chosen antiques and artifacts. It...More

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About
Description
A charming small hotel with 15 rooms beautifully done in Arabic/Oriental style. Located in Tripoli's old town with under 10 minutes walk to the National Museum. We strive to make guests feel at home rather ...More than being in a hotel. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Location
Libya > Tripoli District > Tripoli
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Location
Libya > Tripoli District > Tripoli
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Traveler (16)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
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