Beit Zafran Hotel de Charme, Damascus
|Bab Touma, Haret Booland, Damascus, SYRIA.|
Description: Beit Zafran Hotel de CharmeBeit Zafran Hotel de Charme is an 1836 Ottoman mansion meticulously restored to the highest of standards. Now a fine luxury boutique hotel, Beit Zafran Hotel de Charme maintains its original structure and soul. Beit Zafran Hotel de Charme offers an ideal location to discover the Old Town of Damascus in Syria with its bustling alleys, markets, handicraft shops and restaurants. Main sights such as the Street called Straight (the Via Recta), the Hamediyah Souq and the Omayyad Mosque are all in walking distance. Beit Zafran Hotel is also just a taxi ride away from the new town with its modern shops and restaurants and a 25 minute drive from the airport.
Relax in the spacious, uniquely-styled rooms and suites fitted with all the essential modern comforts. The diverse range of first-class accommodations includes 12 luxurious rooms and suites, all with en-suite bathrooms (bathtub and/or shower), some with private terraces.
Treat yourself to a refreshing departure from the usual and discover the innovative approach to luxurious Damascene accommodation services. Book your accommodations, complete with an exquisite breakfast, at Beit Zafran Hotel and enjoy an array of guest services and room facilities. Complimentary WiFi high-speed internet access throughout the hotel.
Type of rooms: Beit Zafran Hotel de CharmeAll rooms boast individual personalities, while some feature their own private terrace, others display their original hand-painted ceilings or offer a magnificent view to the courtyard. The luxurious bathrooms fitted with bath tubs and/or soothing rain showers are also individually designed with hand-painted tiles or basalt stone to match the bedrooms' distinct feel. Indulge in warm, vibrant colors, elegant furnishings and plush, downy bedding.
7 Standard Double Rooms
1 Executive Suite featuring luxury upgrades and privileged service.
1 Deluxe Suite, featuring luxury upgrades and privileged service.
3 Private Wing Rooms located in a private wing featuring a private courtyard and terrace.
Additional information: Beit Zafran Hotel de Charme
Dining: The chef uses only the best local products to prepare oriental and international dishes. The pastries are all home-made and include fresh baguettes, croissants and irresistible scones, cookies and tarts. If you have any special dietary requirements please let them know in advance.
Dinner: upon request, the same morning.
The Shai Lounge, located in the old Qa'a or reception hall, with its 9-meter high decorated ceilings, invites you to unwind with a hot cup of fresh Damascene herbal tea or strong Arabic coffee.
La Veranda is the roof terrace, a lush dining and relaxation spot with a splendid view of Damascus Old City and Qassioun Mountain.
The Mooneh Restaurant, located in the old vaulted mooneh or cellar, offers an intimate, romantic setting to enjoy a delicious meal in the winter.
Special Events: The courtyard, terrace and cellar are also available for exclusive use in the evenings and make a fabulous venue for cocktail parties and private dinners.
Activities: The Shai Lounge, the courtyard and the roof terrace are the perfect places to wind down after the bustle of the day. Sip a hot Damascene flower tea or strong Arabic coffee. Try one of the delicious sandwiches or sweets, catch up on reading the papers, or simply enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the place. You are even welcome to join the chef in the kitchen and learn a few of his secrets to take home!
Children: The traditional architecture is possibly dangerous for young children and the interiors, having been designed for a luxurious private home, are rather expensive to replace. Children are therefore welcomed on the simple understanding that parents accept full responsibility for their safety and any damage they may cause.
Guest services and facilities include: 24-hour professional concierge, multilingual staff, complimentary WiFi high-speed internet access throughout the hotel, wheelchair access, luggage stowing, laundry and ironing service, complimentary damascene herbal tea throughout the day, airport meet-and-assist, limousine transportation, and visa handling. They are also happy to arrange transfers to wherever you need to go as well as tours.
Room facilities and services include: flat screen TV with cable and satellite access, vintage and custom European and Syrian furnishings, 24-hour room service, twice-daily housekeeping service, nightly turndown service, individual climate control, luxury bath products, mini-bar, safe, electrical adapters, and hair dryer.
Available upon request: notebook computers, DVD player, DVD and CD library, crib, baby bath tub, baby chair, rollaway bed, babysitting service, and early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability).
No pets please.
Number of rooms: 12
Official category: 5 stars hotel de charme.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1836/2010.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, French.Smoking policy: smoking oudoors only.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Maestro.
GPS Coordinates: 33° 30' 40.32'' N 36° 18' 51.38'' E
Nearest airport: Damascus International Airport - 25 mins.