Movenpick Hotel & Resort, Beirut
The Movenpick Hotel & Resort is the only five star city centre hotel with resort facilities located in the heart of Beirut.
Just 10km from Beirut International Airport, the hotel is also close to the central shopping and restaurant area, and a few hour's drive from Lebanon's cultural and historic sites.
There are 292 bedrooms, including Club Floor Rooms and a variety of suites. The World Discovery prices are based on deluxe Courtyard, City View or Sea View Rooms. All are fully air-conditioned with ensuite bathrooms and modern facilities including complimentary 24 hours internet connecton. Pictured below is a deluxe Sea View Room.
The traditional Lebanese restaurant - the Bourj al-Hamam -offers meat and fresh fish, and some of the best mezze dishes in the capital, including the national dish kebbe nayyeh (pulverized raw lamb) served with delicious olive oils. There is an outdoor terrace overlooking the Mediterranean coast. The Movenpick Méditerranée restaurant offers Italian, French and Spanish cuisine, including a sumptuous lunchtime buffet. For drinks there is the lobby-level Hemingway's Bar with its own outdoor terrace.
The hotel has an Olympic-size outdoor pool, a large free-form outdoor pool with swim-up bar (pictured), a children's pool and an indoor pool. There is the renowned Essential Spa and Health Club, and a fully-equipped work-out studio. There are facilities for tennis and squash.