- Reviews: 639
Golden City Plaza: Fully Furnished Apartment
We stayed for 5 days in Golden City Plaza. About 20 minutes drive to reach Manama City Center. Bit hard to locate if it would be your first trip to Bahrain.
The apartment itself is very nice...2 big rooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room, dining room & kitchen. Other amenities like television with satellite dish, gas range, washing machine,refrigerator, plates, glasses etc are all provided.
Though they provide towels, it is more hygienic to bring your own.
Grocery, retsaurants and hospital are just nearby.
- Reviews: 111
Al Moayyed Plaza: Apartment accommodation
Al moayyed Plaza is an apartment accommodation type it is a 8 storey building with 2 or 3 bedrooms each unit, fully furnished with a nice Italian furnitures it is located on Juffair area near US Navel base.
The staffs are friendly and there are lots of restaurant nearby… easy to get taxi.
The pool is preety small with a view green football field nearby.
- Reviews: 46
General Tips on Living in Bahrain - Accommodation
For accommodation, there are various choices. From shared one bedroom flat (50-100 BD), to a small medium-class 1-2 bedrooms fully furnished apartment (150-250 BD), to a bigger/luxury apartment/villa (300 and up). All depends on the location though.
Near city center, business district, or specific residential areas would be more expensive. Saar/Budaiya area is common for European expatriates and more green. Juffair area has many high rise and/or luxury apartments, nearby US naval base. Hoora area has middle class apartments and close to entertainment/nightlife area (Exhibition Road). Around Manama city center area has many cheaper apartments/flats/shared flats.
It's common to pay first 3 months in advance, while others charge for a deposit (e.g. 100 BD for mid class apartment). The deposit then can be collected when you end your contract (with notice period). Check also if your monthly payment is inclusive or exclusive of municipal tax, electricity, and water (normal usage about 10-20 BD per month for mid class apartment).
- Reviews: 1779
Regency Intercontinental: The concrete and glass cube
This big parallelepiped is located near the city centre and the living part of Manama; no surprises, with accommodation and a quite friendly staff; bar on the first floor where it seems easy to make some new “friends” (not only the usual Asiatic or Russian ladies, also drinking friends), but the beer is OK.
If on business trip, I can recommend this hotel for its very convenient location.
- Reviews: 78
Gulf Hotel: Gulf Hotel
40-50 BHD ($100-$125)
Great hotel with large clean rooms, great service and friendly people. Owned by Gulf Air. Nice pub downstairs (Sherlock's) with a live band just about everynight (except during Ramadan). They've got something like 7 restaurants, of which the couple that I've eaten at are very good, but somewhat expensive.
- Reviews: 3974
The Regency Intercontinental Hotel: Another Hotel in Bahrain
The Intercontinental Hotel provides adequate service with full amenities. The hotel, however, is in need of renovation. The lobby and room furniture seem somewhat old and reminiscent of the '80s, and, to me, the building itself looks like a prison (see photo)! This hotel is a good alternative when the Ritz Carlton is fully booked.
Adequate gym and outdoor pool are available. A lively bar with live music is available on the mezzanine level. The hotel is very close to the Manama souk and the business district.
- Reviews: 1779
Crowne Plaza: gloomy crowne
This hotel is located a bit outside the city , near the Museum; I stayed there on a business trip and it was good for it; at the lobby level is a quite noisy bar where a Filipino band performs every night; another bar on a side wing is dedicated to sports (on TV) where you can have a good choice of beers. Like most of these 4-5 star hotels, it is a bit gloomy and there are no surprises.
All usual facilities for business hotels.
- Reviews: 46
Sheza Tower Hotel: Sheza Tower Hotel
First time I arrived in Bahrain, I lived in this 9 floors hotel for 15 days. The rate is not very expensive for spacious hotel rooms.
One thing that disturbed me very much is every night or early morning, there were always phone calls to the room asking for lady companion, police, etc. I just plugged off the phone cable in the bed room for nice sleep ;)
Very spacious rooms like suite/apartment with fully equiped kitchen, bathroom with bath tub, and living room with sofas and dining table. Situated in Diplomatic area (a business area), it's not too far from city center and leisure places (cafes, bars, restaurants) in Exhibition Road.
- Reviews: 3974
The Ritz-Carlton: Manama's Best Hotel
Not only is the Ritz Carlton Bahrain's best hotel, but also the only top quality one and will remain so until the new Four Seasons is completed around 2008. The hotel is the place to stay and it offers five star amenities in the rooms, as well as a private beach, a wonderful spa and fitness centre, fun bars and excellent restaurants. Make sure to reserve a room well in advance as the hotel is often sold out when major events take place in Bahrain. You will not want to leave this little heaven!!!
- Reviews: 442
Gulf Hotel Bahrain: A true five-star hotel
An excellent, top-quality five-star hotel with luxurious, large rooms and fourteen bars & restaurants.
Staff are welcoming and friendly, the food is absolute top quality - at least in the Italian Restaurant 'La Pergola' and the huge breakfast buffet. Prices are remarkably cheap, especially considering the quality of the hotel and the food.
- Reviews: 3
Ritz , Old Meridian: Ritz Carlton Hotel
Its the best hotel in Bahrain but its expensive ... 5 stars hotel and really beautiful, the best beach in Bahrain its in Ritz Carlton because here we don't have proper beaches its really crazy Island with no Beaches, if you comee from outside you pay entrence 30 BD 80 US Dollars to go to the beach, also they have the Trader Vicks, Its a cool bar , Band from cuba and Delicious cocktails :)
- Reviews: 336
Bahrain Houth hostel: The cheapest option in Bahrain
I stayed in a single room with bath and TV. The room was a little bit run down but very cheap.
A single room is 7.5 BD for non members. The cheapest option is a 4 bed room for 3.5 BD
The hotel is basic but central, near the airport and cheap!
- Reviews: 226
Juffair Hostel: Juffair Hostel
We originally planned to stay at the Seef Hostel which looks so much nicer. I got one guy booked us a room there but when we got to the hotel, the staff there said there was no reservation and that the hostel was completely full so we had to go to the one in Juffair instead. It wasn't bad at all. 3 of us shared a room and there's a bathroom inside, not on a seperate building like Lonely Planet guidebook said. It costed 3.5BD per person( YHA member). The hostel is about 5-10 minutes walk from a bus stop where you can take bus no.3 to get to the center of Manama.
- Reviews: 1601
Hotel Captial: Cheap and reasonable
This is one of the lower end of hotel I could get in Bahrain. The room rate was BHD 15 or about US$40. It has air-con, a fridge and attached bathroom. It is located i city centre and the souq. It is good enough for a short stay although the hotel is a bit shabby. I didnt make reservation and just walk-in. Take note reservation may be required during thier weekends (i.e. Thursday and Friday).
To get there, just get off from the bus station in front of the post office in town centre and ask people from there. The hotel is about 3 min walk from there.
I also visited another hotel half moon. I tries to call them and refuse to accept reservation. See its webpage for more information. http://www.bahraintourism.com/halfmoon/index.htm
It is located here the City centre Hotel, about 5-7 min walk from the city post office. Good luck.
- Reviews: 11
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