We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Gulf Hotel Bahrain

Show Prices
#10 of 133 Hotels in Manama
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Gulf Hotel Bahrain
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review

752 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 704: English reviews
Start your review of Gulf Hotel Bahrain
 Click to rate
Dhahran, KSA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quality of service, manicure gardens, superb swimming pool. Restaurants managed by excellent chefs. Gym with the newest equipment and professional trainers that always will do the extra mile to make you feel a king!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jcarlos19
LA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No parking, other than spaces for valet, no assigned parking for hotel residents, had to use free valet in order to get parked. Escalator up to first floor for check-in. Check in was reasonable length of time and details were correct. I must have been provided with a free upgrade as room was definitely larger than I booked and seemed...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank private1_90732
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Its location is great.. nice reciption staff but little delay. The room is comfort.the swimming pools for adult and children are good. The gym is excellent.the resturants and room service very nice. I will come again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Abdulameed A
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have visited today. I have 3 kids 2 of them below 2 years. I reserved in this hotel to get all the help from the hotel but It was one of the worst 5 stars hotel I visited. My story started when I arrive at the hotel, i waited 5 min. outside waiting for someone to get my luggage....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rayan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying there was ok but.. The receptionist was not welcoming at all, rooms are not sealed so that was disturbing n bothersome..stayed for one night but could have not extended if we were planning to since there r better places

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ahmad t
Visnja V, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Hotel Bahrain, responded to this review

Dear ahmad t, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your honest review and please accept our sincere apology for the disappointment you have expressed. Rest assured that it is indeed not the level of service we aim to deliver to our guests and your feedback has been shared with the concerned team. We do hope you...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gulf Hotel in Bahrain has been there over 45 years. It was the lead hotel in the Gulf Hotel chain throughout the Middle East when Gulf Airlines was the primary carrier there. Fortunately they have still maintained the hotel and have added or renovated a tower of very good, base cost rooms. The rooms themselves are large enough to...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Frank M
Visnja V, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Hotel Bahrain, responded to this review

Dear Frank M, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the service, restaurants and the room and I will certainly share your kind comments with the team. From another side, I deeply regret to read that your expectations were not...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are traveling to bahrein for business. Gulf hotel Manama is a very good adress in which you will enjoy relaxing after a day of work. It might look far from the airport at a first look on a map. But the fact of having the hotel next to major streets makes it easy to come to and go...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank RemyFCP
Visnja V, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Hotel Bahrain, responded to this review

Dear RemyFCP, Greetings from the Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience especially the professionalism of the our employees, the well-appointed room,restaurants and the location. I look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable experience. On behalf of Gulf Hotel Bahrain team, Rahim Abu Omar General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Al-Waha restaurant this week. I encountered such great staff and such tasty food. There is a wide variety of food, not to mention the friendly staff who meets you with kindness from the very first moment you arrive until you leave.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Mohamed J
Visnja V, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Hotel Bahrain, responded to this review

Dear Mohamed J, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your lovely feedback with us and the TripAdvisor community. Positive feedback such as yours is a delight to share with the team as it inspires them to deliver genuine, caring, bespoke service to their guests in every interaction. Thank you once again for placing your trust in...

Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

I went with the family.. the welcoming was awesome and the receptionist named hasan is the best to deal with.. the place is nice and overwhelming .. tottally recommended for couples, business and families.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ali A
Visnja V, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Hotel Bahrain, responded to this review

Dear Ali A, It was truly a pleasure to have you and your family as our guests during your recent visit at Bahrain. We are delighted that you enjoyed the bespoke service and your kind words for Hassan will be shared with pride. We look forward to welcoming you back at the city’s iconic five-star hotel. On behalf of Gulf...

Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We had one night there , the beds are comfy, the hotel entrance and reception is fancy, a lot of variety restaurants, a bit expensive but overall the place is good sure ill visit it again to stay , or to grab a dinner, o r just for a drink

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Hasan M
Visnja V, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Hotel Bahrain, responded to this review

Dear Hasan M, Thank you for choosing the Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa! I am delighted to learn that you have enjoyed your overall experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. On behalf of Gulf Hotel Bahrain team, Rahim Abu Omar General Manager

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

528 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (345)
Viewed
Dining (29)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (62)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (6)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (20)
Viewed
Bathroom (26)
Viewed
Room/Suite (55)
Viewed
View from Room (15)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (130)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (183)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (88)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
Dining (39)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Other (42)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Manama hotels
13.2 mi away
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
1.8 mi away
InterContinental Regency Bahrain
4.0 mi away
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.8 mi away
The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa
1.7 mi away
Downtown Rotana
Downtown Rotana
#4 of 133 in Manama
200 reviews
0.5 mi away
The Palace Boutique Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Sherlock Holmes Pub
Sherlock Holmes Pub
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxurious five star hotel offering resort facilities with a modern city location; Enjoy the panoramic views from your newly renovated bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, or stay on our exclusive, discreet Platinum Floor offering some of the best vistas and services on the island. Discover the world and its delights in one of our 16 restaurants and bars, boasting a selection of diverse cuisines such as Iranian, Thai, Lebanese, Chinese, Western-Asian fusion, Japanese and continental. As a Platinum guest, you will enjoy a numerous of complimentary VIP treatments, including: •Private VIP check-in •Chilled towel and refreshing drink on arrival •Shoe-shine and one pressing on arrival •Daily newspaper and a selection of magazines •Luxurious Bvlgari White-tea amenities •Access to the dedicated Platinum Lounge and all its benefits •Buffet breakfast in the intimacy of the Platinum lounge The Platinum Lounge Our exclusive Platinum floor lounge affords our clients with the most discerning taste for excellence our signature customer service and spectacular panoramic views over Manama. Opened from 06.30 To midnight every day, the Platinum lounge not only offers all-day delightful buffets from breakfast till dinner accompanied with a wide selection of beverages, but also all business facilities like private meeting rooms, computer and other IT services access. Platinum Lounge Operating Hours (0630 am to 12 midnight) •A designated elevator and Guest Relations to welcome the guest upon arrival and will escort them from main entrance desk to the 13th floor. •Sit-in check - in while welcome drinks is being served of the guest's choice and to be escorted by a Guest Relations Officer to their room. •Full Breakfast buffet served from 0630 am. Till 1030 am. With live egg cooking. •All day self-service snacks and refreshments with fresh Danish pastries, selected sandwiches and breads. •Special Red/White wine, and selected beers are available for all day self-service consumptions. •Happy hour from 6 pm. Till 9 pm. With free selected beverages and choice of hot and cold canapes to unwind for the long day work. •Newspapers and Magazines available in the Platinum Lounge •A designated area for All day free Internet access in the Platinum Lounge. •Special Guest's Room Amenities in the Platinum Floor Rooms •Butler Services available upon requests. •Secretarial Services available in the Platinum Lounge upon requests. •Private meeting room with complimentary refreshments that can accommodate up to 8 persons. •Kids are allowed until 18:00 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gulf Hotel Bahrain

Address: Al Fateh Avenue | Bldg 11, Road 3801, Block 337 Al Fateh Highway, Manama, Bahrain
Location: Bahrain > Manama
Price Range: $154 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gulf Hotel Bahrain 5*
Number of rooms: 361
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda, Hotels.com and Priceline so you can book your Gulf Hotel Bahrain reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Gulf Hotel Manama
Gulf Hotel Bahrain Manama
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Manama
#10 Business Hotel in Manama
#10 Luxury Hotel in Manama
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Gulf Hotel Bahrain staff and other travelers.
9 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Gulf Hotel Bahrain staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Higher floors suites with a view to the Great Mosque”
 of 5 bubbles Jcarlos19, 2 days ago | Read review
“Visit this place and enjoy the food.”
 of 5 bubbles 217mohamedj, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“I reside in Manana n I go frequently only for food.”
 of 5 bubbles 201balajia, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
“High floor in the Tower”
 of 5 bubbles X4576HImartina, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed in 225, 425, 525 and any room in this area is good. The Housekeeping staff are always very helpful in meeting whatever we need..”
 of 5 bubbles StanQ8, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question