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Nice, but always busy traffic

Nice hotel, nice central area, but traffic makes things very difficult and taxi drivers even more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicosia, Cyprus
Dirty but Beautiful

I love Hamra. Although it is quite dirty and full of poverty, the area has a charm to it. There are... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, nice central area, but traffic makes things very difficult and taxi drivers even more difficult to go around. Beirut is not what I remember since 2005...and the prices of everything are very high...especially taxis, restaurants and drinks.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice area and vintage ,the best place to see old Beirut and there are many places to buy gifts for family and friends

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

I love Hamra. Although it is quite dirty and full of poverty, the area has a charm to it. There are great places to shop and eat as well

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yarachami
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Went shopping here (walking distance from Midtown Golden Tulip Hotel). Lots of affordable stores. Great jewelry stores who were honest and courteous. Excellent ice cream. Great place to walk at night to see the real people! Loved it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Hamra street and the surrounding streets is the place ware many bars, restaurants and shops are. This area is not very well known amonst the tourists, most people are the local ones. Plenty of authentic local bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Georges V
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I did not like discovering this neighborhood no added value filled with counterfeit items and very low quality clothing. If you want to shop just don't stop here

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kat0ua
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We stayed in this area for 5 nights. The traffic is rather chaotic, but drivers normally stop if you step out into the street and raise your hand in a stop sign. The main drag is full of restaurants, supermarkets, and the occasional tourist shop....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We stayed in Coral Beirut Hotel which is located in Hamra Area close to the seaside. This place is the centre of the city. We would recommend to visit this area for good vacations. We've been to this place twice.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Hikmat_Shah
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a fabulous up market area and probably no more than 20 minutes walking along the Corniche to/from Zaitunay Bay; if you’re so incline. West Beirut Hamra is a mix of old & new architecture. Like many main attractions in and around Beirut there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Intrepid4ever
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I highly recommend staying in this part of town. It has a nice combination of high class and ruggedness at the same time. Very close to the bars and restaurants. Walking distance to the sea and the more expensive vacant downtown. The best are the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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