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153 Beit Sahour Road Holy Land, Bethlehem Palestinian Territories
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#26 of 27 hotels in Bethlehem
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See why so many travellers make Ararat Hotel their hotel of choice when visiting Bethlehem. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Nearby landmarks such as Carmel of the Child Jesus (0.9 mi) and Solomon's Pools (2.8 mi) make Ararat Hotel a great place to stay when visiting Bethlehem.

Rooms at Ararat Hotel offer air conditioning and a minibar providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, baggage storage, and currency exchange are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A pool and free breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Ararat Hotel, free parking is available.

While in Bethlehem, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Ararat Hotel, including Afteem (0.5 mi), Star & Bucks Bethlehem (0.5 mi), and Fawda Cafe and Restaurant (0.6 mi).

Looking to explore? Then look no further than Church of the Nativity (0.4 mi), The Church of St. Catherine (0.4 mi), and Milk Grotto (0.3 mi), which are some popular Bethlehem attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel.

At Ararat Hotel, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Bethlehem.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Car park
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Massage
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
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Minibar
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Arabic
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Nasri khoury wrote a review Feb 2020
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Best hotel and clean Delicious food and good service and good location I recommended this hotel The reception design is perfect and has a small gift shop Also has and many facilities and gym and restaurants
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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Marcela I. wrote a review Jan 2020
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We just returned from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land where our tour group was booked at the Ararat Bethlehem for 6 nights. We stayed at the hotel from 14.01.2020 – 21.01.2020. Reception area is nice and the reception personnel polite and welcoming. The bad points were: In the restaurant, plates and glasses dirties.In the first day, the food was cold.We had not every day fruits (oranges) like dessert and lemon for tee. The quantity of the sweet food was not sufficient, their answer was: “ it’s finish!” In some evening we have eat at the swimming pool , because in the restaurant it was a wedding party. The restaurant was used for weddings party. The hotel had problems with the electoronic door locks, so, every day, our whole group was unable to lock the doors to their rooms. Only the cheapest food is used, orange juice and jam are chemical.Semolina with water, without sugar. Serving bread in plastic bag seems like poor choice. In the restaurant, each table has 20 places/20 chairs (like in a canteen) and between the tables it is not enough room there to can pass. Many rooms were dirty. In some rooms, the floor and the bathroom never, they had not been cleaned . The soap liquid and toilet paper were missing in many rooms. The shower was not good working. In all the room, the hair dryer were not working. Also, the mini refrigerator not good run in all the rooms. In the room it was an water cooker but no coffee or tea and no cup! The walls are very thin and we hear all the noises from the corridor every time when the people walk outside. The lifts are not enough. The hotel is a 1 star hotel max! We will not recommend this hotel to anyone. Very bad experience. I will not come more to this hotel .
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Ralph M. D. wrote a review Jan 2020
Hintersdorf, Austria103 contributions17 helpful votes
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I booked the Hotel with a well known webpage and received a confirmation.on check in I was told the Hotel is overbooked. I persisted on the confirmation and after 1 hour of work, the reception could manage to get me my room. The room itself has a standard size but was far not standard to a 4 star Hotel. The shower was broken, water pressure is set to minimum and it takes a while until you cleaned your head from the shampoo. Shampoo and shower gel (lady smell like) is supaplied from a dispenser on the wall. The towels are cheapest quality and there are no hangers for them in the bathroom. The bed and Mattress is ok. The room has a fridge,but it is empty. A water cooker is there but no coffee or tea and no cup! Two bottle of water are supplied, but only on the first day. The walls are very thin and shaking when the door in other rooms are closing. A lot of noise from the corridor every time people walk outside. Windows also very thinn and you can hear also the noise from the street and the dogs around. I personally, if I must stay again in this hotel (not if I have any other possibility) would never book the room including breakfast. Only the cheapest food is used, orange juice and jam are chemical. Cold milk is stretched with water and any kind of better coffee as well as prepared eggs cost extra and at very high price. The breakfast room is prepared for big tourist groups and is also used for weddings and dinner at evening. The advertised Gym is ok but not very big any on peak times crowded. The swimmimgpool is ok but even as hotel guest u$ 10.-- extra Charge. All in all to expensive for what you get. During my weekend tourist groups fron Nigeria, Poland and Romania been booked in there. If you ask me and my experience - 2 Stars European level maximal.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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japolina wrote a review Dec 2019
Krakow, Poland33 contributions21 helpful votes
I have very mixed feelings. The staff is very friendly, the location is very convenient for walks and the rooms are fairly clean. The photos here, however, must have been taken in a different hotel. The food is terrible and the cleanliness in the restaurant is questionnable. The lifts are not enough and it is much faster to walk the stairs even if you stay on the 6th floor. All in all, there's not much to expect for this price and it's a good base for sightseeing.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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skymouse wrote a review Nov 2019
Latham, New York76 contributions36 helpful votes
Reception area is nice ,but everything else is not Very loud refrigeration or air conditioning unit next to our room ,good thing it was turned off from 10pm to 6 am Very busy and dangerous to cross street in front of the hotel Very confusing layout , My biggest complaint was quality of food Very bland in appearance and taste The way it was served leaves lot to be desired Leftover bread,salads,pastry were served on next meal Serving bread in black plastic bag seems like poor choice to me Health department in any decent country will close pool immediately
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Date of stay: November 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$89 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Palestinian TerritoriesWest BankBethlehem
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ararat Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Ararat Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory (0.6 km), Sanctuary Bethlehem (0.7 km), and The Church of St. Catherine (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ararat Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Ararat Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Ararat Hotel?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ararat Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Al Sufara Restaurant, Singer Cafe, and Il Forno.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ararat Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Ararat Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ararat Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Ararat Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Bethlehem.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ararat Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Ararat Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hezekiah's Tunnel - Siloam Tunnel (7.9 km), Jewish Quarter (8.0 km), and Herodyon National Park (5.0 km).