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Saifi Urban Gardens

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Part hostel, language-school and restaurant, you get a very dynamic setting. Although slightly designed for foreigners, you sense that Urban Gardens is very popular among the locals. And the food? Good, solid meze, plenty and tasty.

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Key West
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Saifi has a lovingly curated space in a happening neighborhood. Incredibly affordable (both to stay and to eat), and a very cool scene. I didn't have time to enroll in their onsite Arabic classes, but spoke with many students hanging out in the cafe and they raved about it. The only thing I wish I had done was allow them... More 

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Thank Deborah S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

So friendly and happy staff Very hospitable In one of the best areas of Beirut Don't miss the Garden. Perfect for light Travellers who are looking for friendly beautiful places with different kind of people.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch with a friend who is taking an Arabic course with them. We ordered three dishes, a coffee, a juice, and two waters and it was only 12,000LBP each. The portions were great and the garden is a lovely atmosphere to eat in. Shisha is available too. They even have a bunch of turtles just chillin' among... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Saifi has a really nice cafe and beautiful garden, nice staff and I would have recommended it despite the moldy rooms and dirty, stinky bathrooms. What finally ruined our stay was their horrible driver who agreed to take us to our permanent place (15 min walk from the hostel) and ended up ripping us off, making us pay 5 times... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

My friends and I ran away from Hostel Beirut to this place. Friendly staff, efficient service, clean, beds comfy, safe, and close to nightlife entertainment. Any issues were quickly and professionally addressed. I like how the bunk beds, and cupboards were labelled so when someone checks out, the cleaning staff know what and what not to clear out ;) I... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

surprised how clean and organized was this place. rooms are air conditioned and with private bathroom. it was easy to book on their website and had a very young and nice admophere. we didn't have enough time to try the restaurant but there are few places like markets and restaurants just by walking distance.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

I used Saifi Urban Gardens as a short term place to stay while searching for a more permanent accommodation. I would say it is good for what you pay. The private rooms are spacious with their own shower room. Beds are comfortable and the linen is clean. It would be good if the rooms had a kettle and a small... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Great location, great atmosphere and great concept! This is probably the best low cost place in Beirut. It's full during at least a week so make sure to book in advance. The only bad point is that they know they are the best in this category in Beirut and sometimes they are a bit arrogant and the service is a... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Me and my girlfriend spent 4 days at Saifi , first impression .. everything is old and broken , the staff were there for nothing , we HAD to move to another room because someone else needed/booked our room ( like i care ). Verry verry noisy and unpleasant smell inside the room. The only thing good was the AC... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Affordable rooms, beds, conference facilities, studios and food are enveloped by the beautiful gardens of Saifi. Outdoor and indoor spaces are available for you relax, interact, perform, exhibit or just have fun with friends in the heart of Beirut. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saifi Urban Gardens

Address: Pasteur St. behind | Gemayze, Beirut 00000, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Price Range: $16 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Saifi Urban Gardens Hotel Beirut
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