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Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed September 18, 2016

One of the oldest hotel in Zahle...it has a vintage atmosphere...prices are fair...not expensive...rooms are old as well as the lobby area but it is ok...it's suitable for a short stay or a weekend...it's recommended

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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed August 5, 2012

In a typical Lebanese house, the hotel is not modern, but clean, spacious areas available. In summer it is cool and well ventilated. The owner is really nice and caring. The price is cheap. Giuse Italy

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Great Hotel with friendly owner. The rooms were nice, clean and comfortable and the showers very nice with power and heat. the rooms are airy with high ceilings, there isnt AC but the fan kept us cool all night. Its close to everything and Zahle is a great place to visit in General.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed February 7, 2012

We stayed here for three nights in a twin room with ensuite and used the hotel as a base to explore the valley. Although it's centrally located to the town and shops, it's a bit of a walk (especially in the rain) to the roundabout where the minivans going between Baalbek and Beirut stop. Funnily enough, a taxi from the...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed December 21, 2011

The hotel could use some renovations. The rooms are old but clean. We were there in October and it was freezing, no heating system was working. the satff wqas friendly although did the minimum required. If you are only in town for one night, I guess AKL is a good middle range option.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed June 12, 2011

We stayed here as the Grand Hotel Kadri was closed. Hotel Akl is more in the middle range, but a perfectly good place to spend a night while you're on the road, as we did. The lobby is nice and, as they say, oozes period charm. Our room (on the first floor on the backside) was not very cosy but...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed May 30, 2011

This timeworn mansion in central Zahle was the nicest little budget hotel on our entire trip to Middle East in August 2010. It actually felt more like a family home than a hotel. I liked the lovingly preserved rough edges and the simple old furniture. Paint hasn't been used in the last years unless absolutely necessary. We had a nice...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed April 1, 2011

Maybe it was the cold spring weather, or the lack of any atmosphere in Zahle at this time of year, but this hotel did not have the charm that so many other reviewers afforded it in their critiques. It is indeed well situated right along the river cutting through Zahle and among many beautiful old mansions. This great old mansion...

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Virginia
Reviewed September 19, 2010

Just had a great stay at Hotel Akl- wonderful place to base if you're wanting to see Zahle, the Ksara winery, Baalbeck, or Aanjar, or even Beittadine Palace. The hotel is very beautiful, an old mansion-turned-hotel, run by a French woman. They have a restaurant but also don't mind if you bring in your own food. We loved our stay...

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MidEastTripper
Reviewed July 3, 2010

Hotel Akl was a pleasant surprise, as in the LP guidebook it doesn't have a great review. I found the hotel to be very clean ( the shared bathroom was possibly the cleanest I've seen so far), my room was great if a little noisy due to facing onto the street and the staff very welcoming and helpful. $20 USD...

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Address: Brazil Road, Zahle, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Bekaa Governorate > Zahle
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Price Range: $25 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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  • 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?