Afamia Hotel

Address: Furat Street, Damascus, 5565, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Furat Street, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Apamea, and Hejaz Railway.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAfamia Hotel Damascus

    Reviewed by jsnicka

    backpackers paradise

    Reviewed Sep 14, 2010
    by (7 reviews) Vancouver , Canada Flag of Canada

    probably on the pricier side for backpacker travel but i do recall this being the nicest hotel i stayed at in my 10 months of backpacking. shhhhhhwing~

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Afamia Hotel Damascus

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    Ramadan Kareem

    A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

    14 photos

    ... as the salesmen seemed to be harder to bargain with as Iftar approached. Also, the souk that seemed devoted to materials, industrial goods and tourist items during the day opened up to food sellers at all times as Iftar approached. Lots of raw meets, fresh produce, breads, drinks and sweets all made their way out of the cracks after 5pm. Of course, some restaurants around the Aleppan citadel, and generally in this secular Damascan city, are open to tourists. But ...

    Damascus & Palmyra

    A travel blog entry by tsimko on Jun 13, 2010

    1 comment, 28 photos

    ... exquisite ice cream shop attracts hordes all day long.
    The backpacker area lives the world cup and all matches are presented on large flat screens. Especially the evening matches are massively watched. When combined with smoking nargileh (water pipe), it’s hard to find a better way of spending the evening. The city is also decorated with flags of participating countries, mostly European and South American. Syrians love to be enjoying life and football ...

    Terrorists here??? Damascus is safer than the US!

    A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2 on Apr 10, 2010

    23 photos

    ... these people are and its not at all what the media has shown this place to be. Out of all the wonderful countries we have visited so far, this has been the biggest surprise and our favorite place as far as the people are concerned. There are no hassles or touts and no one has their hand out. We have seen a lot of tourists but Damascus does not have that too touristy feel like Jordan and Egypt has. We will definitely return to this wonderful city!