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Gefinor Rotana Hotel
Ranked #12 of 117 Hotels in Beirut
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“Good choice”
Reviewed February 1, 2012

We had two nights here for the first part of a Lebanon trip. We wanted a nice hotel in a good location and thats exactly what you get. A good standard and a great location for shops, bars and restaurants.
Its a little expensive compared to five star hotels in other cities but that seems more related to the accomodation costs in Lebanon.

Check in was very good, friendly and efficient
The rooms are not big but they are nicely furnished with a/c, large flat tv, mini bar and tea making.

There is a roof top leisure area with sauna, steam, gym and a small heated outdoor pool that looks out to sea. A nice place to sit if the weather is good.

The bar and reception area is modern and a nice place to sit. There is also an outdoor terrace to sit and have a drink when the sun is shining!

Breakfast was very good. There is a wide self service selection and you can have eggs cooked to order. Coffee and juice is served at the table.

The staff were all very helpful and professional in all parts of the hotel

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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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GefinorRotana, General Manager at Gefinor Rotana Hotel, responded to this review, February 3, 2012
Dear Guest,

Thank you for posting your review and sharing your nice comments about our hotel and location.

I am glad to learn that your check in was very good and you found our staff friendly and efficient.

Regarding our prices, we do our best to keep them in line with other five star hotels in Beirut to ensure we deliver the best value for money. Our rates do vary according to season and day of the week, so better deals can be found on our website if your dates are flexible for a future stay with us.

I am very glad to know that you enjoyed the view from the roof top and all the facilities available there and that you also enjoyed the breakfast at our newly renovated restaurant.

Your nice comments about our staff were shared with all the team members.

We look forward to welcoming you again soon to the Gefinor Rotana Beirut.

Best Regards,

Mark Timbrell
General Manager
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Additional Information about Gefinor Rotana Hotel

Property: Gefinor Rotana Hotel
Address: Clemenceau Street | Hamra, Beirut 5202, Lebanon
Location: Lebanon > Beirut
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Beirut
#7 Family Hotel in Beirut
#10 Business Hotel in Beirut
#11 Romantic Hotel in Beirut
#12 Luxury Hotel in Beirut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Gefinor Rotana Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 159
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Traveling to Beirut has always been a pleasure since Gefinor Rotana has set the trend with its location “truly in the heart of the city”; close to every place you have in mind to visit during your stay. If you are visiting for business, the five star property is in close proximity to the main business and banking districts in Downtown and Clemenceau street, taking you in no time to your scheduled meetings or even to the major exhibition ground BIEL. If you are on medical tourism then you are in walking distance to the city’s major hospitals and clinics such as AUBMC, CMC, Najjar and Trad. Gefinor Rotana has as well been home to parents of students at ESA and AUB where you could always see in the lobby an interesting combination between family gatherings and businessmen especially during Happy Hours. If you are just here on leisure, then there are never ending activities and entertainment in the area that won’t leave you time to think about the next plan; Gefinor Rotana is a short 5 minute walk from the Hamra vibrant and shopping streets where you can find a wide choice of restaurants, pubs, bars, shops and endless meeting points. The charming Beirut Souks, waterfront corniche and Zaitounay bay with its marina and restaurants can all be accesses within a 5 to 15 minutes stroll were Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport is just 15 minutes away by car. Staying at Gefinor Rotana will guarantee you an experience like no other not only because of the hotel’s unique location but also by the unparalleled service and complimentary facilities in the property. With its 11 meeting spaces and Grand Ballroom, Gefinor Rotana welcomes guests for meetings, incentive groups, conferences and events while constantly innovating with its menu offering, set-ups and providing the latest in audio-visual equipment and support. While staying at the hotel you are sure to indulge in regular buffet theme nights at the restaurant, plan an outside catering event, relax at our temperature controlled rooftop pool or stay healthy at our wellness center. With what the entire hotel can offer, there is no other place that will fit any of your plans better than the Gefinor Rotana. ... more   less 
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