Top hotels in Lebanon

Located across the Mediterranean sea, visiting Lebanon can prove to be an amazing experience for many infamous reasons. The country is well known for its magnificent tourism sector that attracts people from all around the globe.

This of course includes the high rate and wide variety of hotels hosted in this country filled with rich history and culture. The following hotels are considered the best ones in the entire country. 

1- FOUR SEASONS HOTEL BEIRUT 

Not only is this hotel is a 1-minute walk from the popular Zaytounay Bay but it is also rated one of the best hotels in the capital. The hotel takes pride with its rooftop pool that offers 360° views of the sea, mountains, and city. Moreover, Rooms feature an elegant and high-class décor, designed by the one and only Pierre-Yves Rochon.

Each room features floor-to-ceiling windows along with balconies offering panoramas of the courtyard, city, or the Mediterranean.  Furthermore, each room includes an elliptical-shaped desk, a plush armchair, and a marbled bathroom with a deep soaking tub. 

The hotel also offers a great variety of food on the dinner menu. From meat specialties to Lebanese specialties to even a Japanese and Asian inspired cuisine, they have it all. Furthermore, the bar offers a wide variety of drinks and cocktails.  

Moreover, gets are welcome to enjoy the free wifi service and the hospital customer service. The hotel is also very attractive for couples. 

2- GRAND HILLS 

Build-in 2002, then remolded in 2015, the grand hills hotel is considered one of the best luxury hotels in the country. It is located in Broumana, Lebanon, and nestled in a picturesque pedestrian village amid pine-forested hills all while being surrounded with lush gardens and incomparable panoramas.

It is the best getaway from the city during the summer. Moreover, suits and all 164 rooms feature unique and special international themes. Furthermore, Guinness World Records named their Royal Residence “the world’s largest suite”. 

The hotel also features a world-class SPA, a fully-equipped fitness center, and five pools. In addition, the hotel host several varieties of iconic events in its spacious ballroom that contains a 350-seat amphitheater. It is also a home for more than 1,200 pieces of art, sculptures, antiques, and handcrafted furniture. 

3- INTERCONTINENTAL PHOENICIA BEIRUT 

With 446 rooms and 60 suites, this hotel boasts a 5-star rating. It is located ideally in the most prestigious district of Beirut,  on the fringe of the city center ‘Solidere’. Moreover, It is considered a landmark in both Lebanon and in the entire Middle East. 

The hotel also provides a gastronomic experience of 6 different outlets. These include the World heritage sites such as Aanjar the Commercial Hub of the Umayyad Dynasty, Baalbeck’s Roman City Ruins, Byblos the Ancient Commercial Center in the Eastern Mediterranean, Tyre’s Roman ruins, The Monasteries of the Quadisha Valley and the Cedars Forest. 

4- HOTEL ALBERGO 

Located in the center of Lebanon’s capital, Hotel Albergo is truly an n exceptional Relais & Chateaux property. It is the only hotel in Beirut that truly captures Lebanon’s sole while preserving its heritage and culture. It is is a world in-between two worlds, where the Orient and the West meet and collide. There, hosts discover the signs of a civilization that dates back to thousands of years.  

Not only does this classic luxury hotel offers suites but also spacious and luxurious private apartments. Visitors experience lovingly a personalized spirit of the Orient all while feeling welcomed and at home.  

Moreover, the hotel prides itself on its vast menu. It also features a luxurious spa with a traditional Turkish steam bath. 

5- LE ROYAL HOTEL BEIRUT 

Perched on a towering hilltop overlooking the Mediterranean sea, the hotels provide an amazing view over several sites. This classic luxury hotel was build in 2003 with 231 guest rooms and suites equipped with every modern convenience.  

In addition, the hotel features “The Watergate Aqua Park”. Spreading over 20,000 m2, this park is one of the largest ones of its kind in the Middle East. there, visitors get to enjoy the perks of exciting rides, multiple swimming pools, and casual dining. 

Furthermore, the property’s special location is close to Jeita Grotto, Casino du Liban, the historic city, souks of Byblos, ski resorts, and upscale shopping districts. Thus, visitors can visit them with ease. 

6- INTERCONTINENTAL LE VENDOME BEIRUT 

Set on the famous Beirut corniche, the hotel provides a special view of the Mediterranean sea. Moreover, the hotel’s location is very convenient since its build near Beirut Downtown, a few minutes from the airport and midway between Tripoli, Cedars and Byblos in the North, and Tyr and Sidon in the South.  

It is a relatively small hotel with only 73 rooms and 22 suites. However,  the hotel takes pride in its great customer service and welcoming atmosphere.  

7- INTERCONTINENTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT AND SPA MZAAR 

Located up the scenic Mount Lebanon at 2000 meters high, this hotel provides a family-friendly destination. Visitors can relax amid the breathtaking views in this stress-free getaway all while enjoying the peace of Lebanon’s natural environment. 

Moreover, not only is it the only 5-Stars ski choice in the region, but it’s also a host of a world-class spa. Visitors are welcome to Ski, bowl, walk, swim, ride, relax, rejuvenate, work out or simply relax in this beautiful hotel.  

In addition, its unique location is near a lot of major tourist sites. Such sites include the famous Casino du Liban. 

8- LE GRAY BEIRUT 

This hotel set in the heart of Lebanon compliments the stylish capital with ease. Le Gray offers cool, modern interiors, with 87 wonderfully spacious rooms and 75 sensational suites.  

Moreover, visitors get to enjoy spectacular vistas of the Mediterranean, Mount Lebanon, and the city’s impressive architecture from the rooftop, windows, and balconies. 

Furthermore, the hotel hosts an Indigo Restaurant, Bar ThreeSixty, and the swimming pool all on its rooftop. Moreover, le gray features chic Gordon’s Café, the tranquil and beautiful PureGray spa, the high-tech gym, and a Board Room. 

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