Orient Gate Hotel

Address: Bahsa Street, opp Venesia Hotel, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Bahsa Street, opp Venesia Hotel, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Orient Gate Hotel Damascus

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    Allah (God), Syria (our Country), Bashar..........

    A travel blog entry by alexjasonworld on Mar 27, 2011

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... to return to it. It’s an amazing place, the people are lovely and we were craving one more look around the souqs.

    After two weeks away it seemed that nothing much had changed in Damascus. Everyone’s going about their daily business, there are just as many traders on the streets selling everything under the sun, the roads are just as chaotic and the people are just as friendly, generous and reassuring.

    The only change ...

    Souq heaven - luckily we survived unscathed

    A travel blog entry by thebarretts on Oct 22, 2010

    10 photos

    ... Lebanon).

    Even though we had 3 nights in Damascus, we really only had one day to do the sights. After our day trip to Lebanon, Mick and I were pretty shattered and I woke up quite grumpy the next day as my cook group was up for breakfast duties. Just one sleep in please! It’s quite hard to fathom why I’m so tired all the time when on travel days we just chill out on the truck sleeping or reading. It’s probably due to being so inactive. ...

    Damascus - A weekend break in the Axis of Evil

    A travel blog entry by cessna152 on Sep 09, 2010

    17 photos

    ... seemed.

    “Hello! How are you?” beamed the ten-year-old boy who’d rushed up to us. He was with three friends, all dressed in their brand new Eid clothes. Each of them also sported a gun which they were waving about freely. But these weren’t real guns, of course, but toy ones that could shoot tiny little plastic pellets. Seemingly every small boy in Damascus had been given one for Eid because they were everywhere. After we’d replied that we were okay, ...

    Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

    A travel blog entry by bernie-s on Aug 04, 2010


    ... I had to pick a Syrian city to live in, it might well be Damascus. But part of me wants to say Aleppo, because part of me thinks it might be a little bit better... Here's why. Firstly, it's less accustomed to travelers so the frequency of hearing "Hello!", "Welcome!", "Ahlan wa Sahlan!" or "You are welcome in Syria!" rises dramatically and is said with more passion. Secondly, its souqs are more atmospheric, more attached the past, filled with more smells, not to mention cheaper. Here ...

    We eat, and sleep, in style in Damascus, Syria

    A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

    1 comment, 87 photos

    ... lovely lunch. Walk the more commercial straight souk on the way back to the hotel.

    After resting, Murray heads out just on dark to look for the Kadmous Bus office, shown in the guide to be on the main road, past the Victoria Bridge. Having had no luck with the map, he tries asking, and gradually tracks it back towards our hotel. Going up the pedestrian overpass for a better look, encounters two little girls sitting on a scrap of cloth on ...