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“Excellent Hotel - Great Location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Coral Beirut Al Hamra Hotel

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Coral Beirut Al Hamra Hotel
Ranked #16 of 122 Hotels in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence
Washington DC
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Excellent Hotel - Great Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I stayed at Coral Suites - Al Hamra for 13 days in December.

The hotel is in a prime location. It's safe, very clean, quiet and relaxing.
There is a restaurant in the hotel which has a good variety of choices and everything is delicious and reasonably priced.

What impressed me the most is the level of service at the hotel. Everyone is very nice and have a great sense of of emotional intelligence.

I would recommend staying at Coral Suites - Al Hamra.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Thank haniakil
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coralsuites, Manager at Coral Beirut Al Hamra Hotel, responded to this review, December 30, 2012
From the Management of Coral Suites Al Hamra we highly appreciate your great comment and it is of our pleasure to meet your expectations with our service. Looking forward to welcome you again. Wishing you a Happy New Year!
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Dearborn, Michigan
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

The atmosphere in the entire building he wonderful. The front desk agents were always eager to help with any request or question you had. I'm big on ordering room service. Sometimes I order multiple times during the day. And the room service staff was oh so very helpful! The breakfast I ordered was delicious. Even though I ordered over easy eggs and received over very well eggs, they still tastes good. And I think it was the language barrier that led to that error, so no big deal. The food was good. But when we ordered dinner the first night we arrived, the fried we got seemed to be old and refried. They were hard and soaking in oil. The pizza was flavorless. Which was disappointing. The room itself was comfortable. The bed was perfect. The only problem was that the temperature in the room was always so hot! And when I called down to complain, they told me that there was nothing they can do because the hear was on in the entire hotel. I had to sleep with the window opened which wouldn't of been so bad if the thunder didn't sound as if it was being produced from outside my very window! And the size of the room was terribly small. But because the bed was so comfortable, it didn't really bother me. The bathroom was beautiful. Spacious tub and perfect water pressure. And of course the entire room was clean! So it wasn't so bad of a stay.. :)

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars
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Thank malak_bond007
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Salwá, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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118 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Warm, Clean, decent and just in the middle of the busy Hamra district of Beirut with a walking distance from all the shopping centres and the night life places of Hamra.

The room's don't have a breathtaking views of the area but its made with modern comfort, staff were very welcoming and helpful.

Just the Breakfast Buffet was average and not with so many options.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Samer A
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I stayed here for a long weekend break and found it to be a great place to base myself while I looked around Beirut city.
It is of a good standard for the cost and the biggest selling part was the staff, particularly the reception staff who were always helpful and ready to give good advice as to places to go to eat bars, and cost/dealing with Taxis.
The room was clean and had all facilities you would want (tea/coffee making, microwave, fridge, etc)
It was a 30-40 minute walk to downtown and it really gives you a feel of the city as you walk through old & new parts of the area.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank NigelB1
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coralsuites, Manager at Coral Beirut Al Hamra Hotel, responded to this review, September 10, 2012
It is of great pleasure to know that you have enjoyed your stay at Coral Suites Al Hamra as we always care to make sure our valued guests have a pleasant and comfortable stay. Looking forwar d to welcome you again!
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diwaniya, iraq
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

i accommodated in coral suites last year, it was excellent , the staff was friendly specially Ali, wide & clean room, breakfast was of wide variety, my next stay will be inshallah in coral suites alhamra

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Ali_iraq
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UK
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Look I am not going to lie it is not the best hotel and my first room was slightly shabby and had a smell from the bathroom, however soon as i called downstairs I was immediately moved to a better room. I ordered some food from the inhouse menu, and even though they got the order slightly wrong they immediately replaced my dish with a complimentary one. The internet was not working and again it was fixed within minutes as was the two singles converted to a double.

I have to say whatever you called for it was done without a peep. The hotel is a little dated but for the price it was worth it. the location was perfect and away from the usual noise.

The staff really were a credit

Room Tip: Lower floors were recently renovated
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank eprintmp
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128 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

We stayed here with 2 children for a 4 day trip to Beirut, room at back of the building but I think even front side should not have much street noise. It is located just off Hamra Main Street at back of a complex in which Crowne Plaza is located, and in same street 100 metres from Le Meridien Commodore. We arranged taxi for pick-up from airport at 25$ (above market prices, but convenient and it was well handled. They added the extra bed within 5 minutes after our arrival (not sure why it was not in place yet). Bed is very good and large: I think it is as large as long, we had not problem to fit our 7 yr old son between us and barely feeling him move during the night. There is a small living room with low table and kitchen/fridge, plus 2 sofas, in which we pu the extra bed as well. Both rooms have flat screen Samsung. Bathroom is very functional with ao vanity mirror, and only shower (no bath). amenities are well provided, and each evening they brought 2 small chocolates while checking if anything was needed. Car parking is available as 10 USD per day. Breakfast buffet covers quite large range including local stuff such as excellent humus and labneh, but also croissants and pain au chocolat. Fresh orange juice is available together with one other juice. Free Wifi is available in lobby and in the restaurant. We had alo diner one night in the restaurant but this was less convincing as we were the only ones using it, and the menu is quite limited and actually the same as in room dining it seems.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: Coral Beirut Al Hamra Hotel
Address: Rue Baalbek Hamra, Beirut 1135966, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Beirut
#16 Luxury Hotel in Beirut
#19 Business Hotel in Beirut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Coral Beirut Al Hamra Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Coral Beirut Al Hamra Hotel is a modern four-star hotel sitting in Beirut nestled on a quiet street in the Hamra district, a very short walk from the bustling Hamra Street itself. Our charming location lets you explore Lebanon's rich cultural heritage and popular business and shopping districts. The hotel is conveniently situated 10 km from Hariri International Airport and within close proximity are Lebanese American University, American University Hospital and Clemenceau Medical Centre. With a range of facilities including a trendy restaurant, high-tech gym and business centre - our alcohol free hotel is the perfect spot for business or pleasure. ... more   less 
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