As with most historic houses, one cannot imagine, when entering the narrow door, that you will encounter a spacious courtyard as beautiful as the on that the Wine House Hotel possesses. It is a four star hotel, which only has 9 rooms, all decorated differently and in exquisite taste. All rooms have refrigerator, satellite TV, DVD, air conditioning, telephone, wireless and bathroom. The room rate -50 euros per person-includes a huge and delicious breakfast with cheeses, fruit, hummus ... The hotel staff are lovely, the common speaces are extremely nice and the is located in the heart of Damascus, what more could you want? In short: a hotel with surprisingly good value for money that is the perfect place for a romantic evening or just to land up in Damascus on the right foot ...
Although I have not been staying in this hotel, as it's quite old, I have had a drink on the terrace before, and it is very nice. I heard about this place because some friends I met travelling asked a guide where it was. I asked why they were so interested and really it is a hotel steeped in history. It has hosted famous people such as Lawrence of Arabia, and they have kept his bill and photograph in a glass case, also Agatha Christie, who wrote part of a novel there, Ataturk, Charles DeGaulle, the Roosevelts and many others. If only for admiring their walls, it's worth sitting on the terrace and imagining how it would have been in its heyday.
Here, you feel like a real pasha. And if you go along with your queen (or king), the dream is that much more real. This is a true oasis within the city. It's small, cozy, and quiet, and the rooms circle a courtyard with a pool. It has an elegant summer room ("liwan") with lots of bright plants where you can enjoy a candlelit evening by the pool. The other courtyard is smaller and ideal for breakfast or an afternoon tea. The hotel also has fruit trees. The aroma of flowers invite you to relax. It has 17 rooms, king size beds, and a splendid staff who are kind and discrete.
Sheraton Damascus Hotel was built in 1978 and subsequently renovated in 1989. It's located in Damascus, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, and surrounded by green gardens and breathtaking mountain. The well-equipped, functional rooms come with television, AC, and heat.