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Al-Madinah / City Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2011

Highly recommended for a great stay in Damascus. My friend and I stayed at the Al-Madinah in April 2011. We were warmly greeted by Tarek & Tha'er and served some delicious tea whilst being checked into our room. The hotel is gorgeously decorated from top to bottom in Damascene style. Rooms are small, clean and comfortable – you won’t spend...

5Thank Travel_With_Kitty
Reviewed 28 September 2011

You can't beat the value for money. Authentic Syrian hospitality, beautiful rooms, free fast wi-fi, central location and really affordable. I stayed there several times in 2011: in March, July, August and September. The service and standards never changed. This is a 3 star hotel but not your average one. The staff is really friendly. Despite what you hear about...

1Thank Damas_Alep
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 May 2011

This hotel is located in a central location, you can pretty much get to anywhere on foot. Breakfast is great & with a lot of choices. Cinema & restaurants can be found in walking distance. A private bus ticket office is just around the corner if you want to travel to Palmyra. Your experience will vary depends on the front...

Thank MasTraveler
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2011

I couldn't have summed it better, the hotel made each and every membr of my family feel as though we weren't just guests but part of their family. The staff were very helpful and accommodating, and took into account our needs and helped to organize our visit around damascus and its outskirts. Anyone that has asked with regards to our...

Thank ummati
Reviewed 1 May 2011

Stayed here with my wife and teenage son. Found the hotel extremely clean and the staff were very friendly, helpful and genuinely nice people. I think this hotel gets its good ratings for its staff more than anything else, and why not? this is what makes ones stay memorable.

Thank Willie2000
Reviewed 30 April 2011

The location and the free WiFi are the best things about this hotel. It's near both the old and new city and best of all it's very near to The National Museum. About other things: First of all I should mention that if you're Iranian and you're planning to choose this hotel, take my advice and book your hotel online...

1Thank SSami1980
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 28 April 2011

the hotel was perfectly located,a short walk to the old city and many other desirable sites. our room was not huge but well spaced and very clean. we stayed for 4 nights total and never ever considered another option, this place was perfect for experiencing Middle Eastern culture. most notable about our stay here was the staff, outstanding service, well...

Thank drekks
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 28 April 2011

My daughter and I stayed here for three days in mid April. We were greeted with tea in the lovely lobby, and started each day with an excellent Middle Eastern breakfast. The rooms were immaculate, and the hotel is well located for walking to the old city, with its lovely mosque and fascinating narrow streets and marketplace and excellent restaurants....

Thank JLKZ
Reviewed 21 April 2011

Al Madinah is excellent on all counts and we will stay here again on our next visit to Damascus. The rooms were clean, quiet and comfortable; the included breakfast was good; and the staff provided top-notch service. They arranged transport from the airport and were happy to answer any questions we had. It's a short walk to the Old City...

Thank DanLipcan
Reviewed 20 April 2011

how good is this place! A real gem in the heart of Damascus Really helpful people and clean Walk to the Souk & old quarter-lazy 10 minutes Walk to the Museum 3 minutes Walk to the PO and Station 3 minute easy Across (actually under) the bridge and you're at the main bank strip (5 minutes) and wait there's more...

Thank Dono1

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The location is very close to the national museum,handicraft center.Within walking distance to all the tourists attraction in the part of the old city (Hamdieh souk, the Umayyad Mosque & most of the modern shopping areas). The 43 rooms are all equipped with air-conditioning, satellite TV, Mini-bar, fire alarm System & free internet WI-FI connection. All the rooms have en-suite bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al-Madinah / City Hotel

Address: Sharia Omar Ben Abi Rabia | Vectoria Bridge-Behind Cinemacity, Damascus, Syria
Region: Syria > Damascus
Price Range: $76 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Al-Madinah / City Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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“The rooms differ largely. Some are larger than others and have different shapes. I stayed 4 times in the hotel and each time stayed in a different room. Non have nice views. The ones in the back are totally quite as they look at the wall of another building. While the ones looking at the main street can be noisy during the day. All rooms are beautifully decorated with good wi-fi connections. Sizes of the bathrooms differ as well. Some have bathtubs and others just showers.”
Damas_Alep, 27 Sep 2011 | Read review
“Near the old town and National Museum”
SSami1980, 30 Apr 2011 | Read review
“just ask for what you want”
Dono1, 19 Apr 2011 | Read review
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