Juffair Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manama
... you know you're supposed to be sleeping, but you are not exactly tired, and yet you are exhausted. So... we went out for dinner. After locating what appeared to be the most popular midnight ATM in Manama, we had tikka, kebab, hummus, cucumber salad, and mango juice at Gold <something I can't remember> restaurant up on our street corner. SO GOOD. So happy to be here!
After that, we all crashed into bed without protestation.
... a bit of regretful feeling, we decided to have a look and we immediately fell in.love with the music and atmosphere there.
there was a libanese guy who tried to have some.talk.with us and surprisinly he has lived in romania.for a long time and still remembet romanian. what a small ro community world!
we finiashed very late and had 3h of sleep before heading to bahrain fort.
bahrain fort is ...
Quick 2h transit with my online checkin paper in my hand.
The was a security check before going to the waiting hall and when checking before boarding, they just simply scanned the bar code and everything when through smoothly.
The morning Bahrain view from the aircraft was not worse than the one of Dubai as well as the one of Doha.
Life is full of first times for everything, and this was my first time away from home for Christmas. I was doing good leading up to the day and day of I was ok too.. I went on Skype with my family and saw everyone; with the time difference it was only Christmas eve in Calgary but they were ...
... something similar to "Live Strong" bands. Green bands were representative of the Sunnis (Bahrain's ruling family - the Al Khalifas - are very closely connected to the Saudi family. Saudi Arabia's flag is green, hence green represents support of Sunnis and the Bahraini royal family). Black arm bands represent support for the Shias. Needless to say, when students began claiming allegiance to one party or the other, and flaunting it at school with these ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service