Sofitel Le Gabriel Beyrouth

Avenue de l'Independence , Beirut, Lebanon | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $181.00

Travel Blogs from Beirut

Farewell to Lebanon

A travel blog entry by wareameye


Today is entirely free for people to do as they please. We had been hoping for beach weather, but no such luck. The internet at the hotel is out this morning, so I eat an early breakfast and rush down to the FedEx store to post last night's blog, and to catch up on emails. When I return to the hotel several hours later, the thunder and rain begin …

Arrival in Beirut

A travel blog entry by wareameye


Long day of travel, starting from Chicago yesterday afternoon, and connecting through Frankfurt. There is a very strict rule that you cannot have a stamp in your passport from Israel if you are going to come to Lebanon. My very thick passport with tons of extra visa pages is laboriously examined as I check in for my flight to Beirut from Frankfurt …

Kids with guns

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean


... just for Eid or just because of the current Middle East terror alert? Assume a combination of all three.

Taxi drops me off outside the National Museum and buzzes off. Except the National Museum is closed for Eid (despite being told it would be open). Quick waltz around the block and find an armed soldier who delights is repeating the same directions in his limited English ad nauseum. Put the topic down and step away.

Return to city centre in ...

The one we wrote off

A travel blog entry by emilywright


Awaking from a most dreadful sleep, and not until 1pm at that, we decided to write the day off. Missing breakfast wasn't such a bother as none of us could face a manouch that entire day. Instead we sat in bed in our pjs and watched all the episodes of friends we had brought. They were good ones, when Ross and Rachel were happy. Then about 5 we decided to Cinderella ourselves and make ourselves feel better with make overs so we had showers and did our hair and make up nice so ...


A travel blog entry by hodizzle

... s planned destination was still a mystery to me.

He asked where we were from then he asked about our trip. I let Neil answer. He made all the plans for the week. "We'll probably stay in Beirut most of the time. I think we'll go to Baalbek for a day and maybe drive south through the Beqaa Valley."

"Are you going to buy some marijuana in Beqaa?" he joked. "Very good marijuana in Beqaa."

"Ha! ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Avenue de l'Independence , Beirut, is near Jeita Grotto, Temples of Baalbek, National Museum of Beirut, and Beit Eddine.
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