Blue Tower Hotel
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Blue Tower Hotel Damascus
Travel Blogs from Damascus
... courtyard) I had to remind him that the hotel staff all spoke fluent English. I could be arrested for that sort of behaviour. It was very awkward. His words about the current government echoed around the hotel while seven staff members listened in.
I stopped for some lunch in one of the souks in a snack bar that had no atmosphere and no smiles, like many places here. The girl who eventually served me (I was their only customer) went back into the kitchen and after ...
... avoiding hitting your head you were faced with showers without doors! 1 had one (I used that one). Another had one but was soo small you had to undress outside They were unisex so I made Fraser be my body guard! Our room had the creakiest bed I had ever heard. I just sat on it and it creaked. The room opened up to a small indoor courtyard and was right next to the front entrance. It was quite noisy and people could see us through the glass ...
... decisions for you, ie omit certain things from the order which you have requested, or order other things for you that they think you want if they don't have what you want. For instance, we went to get a pizza the other night, craving some non-mezze fare and pratoning a Canadian pizza company called Sarpino's. I tried to order the veg pizza, no olives with pineapple, so the guy told me i should get the mediterranean pizza instead, because "it had all ...
... cooked lamb cutlets with vegetable rolls and a nice glass of Syrian wine. Then came the free dessert: a massive tray of pastries, and another massive tray of fresh fruit. It's like they knew it was my birthday!
After dinner, we walked around the Christian quarter of the old city for a while, and found a nice half-underground cafe where we enjoyed some shay. We relaxed there for a while, and made our way back to the ...
... come directly here, and are very emotional here.
Out the back, adjoining, is Saladins tomb. Or two tombs. Kaiswe Wilhelm gave a fancy one when he visited in 1880 something. Why is not clear, as there is very large one ready in use!
Leila's for dinner, a rooftop restaurant behind the mosque. we watched the hundreds of swifts come home to roost in the minaret of Jesus.
While we sat, the sunset call to prayer cries out very loudly next to us. Baba ...