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Gulf Gate Hotel
Ranked #114 of 137 Hotels in Manama
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This hotel is alive, alongside the souq and part of the night life area. Young mans place maybe no for a family unless they like fun. Great breakfast, welcoming staff, nothing to much trouble.

Good breakfast, buffet.

Clean pool area.

Room Tip: The staff will try to help you. Ask and they will try.
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  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is surprisingly nice and near the Souk of Manama.

Very friendly staff - look for Ms Elena at the reception to get some tips about best rooms, strong wifi.

MS Elena assisted me in so many ways.

All the bell hops and the parking attendants are also accommodating.

The AC is very strong in our room 246 - a must to have to cope with the Bahrain Heat.

The hotel has several clubs and bars if you're interested in these things but this may create some party noises at night

Stayed: September 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Best value for money, ample parking and the location in Manama. Friendly staff and shuttle service to airport.
Check in Is very fast and responsive. Rooms are lil old fashioned but renovated.
Beautiful swimming pool area and have kids swimming instructors and ladies instructor. many outlets to unwind and enjoy live music.

  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Stayed a night. Hotel is old and has 2 storeys but good enough for stay. Was upgraded to room with double bed. Staff were very friendly. Room was big with in-room dining available. Comes with a bath tub. Downside for me ---- no in-room slippers.

Hotel is not suitable for families with kids. Loud music from lounge can be heard from 2nd floor, probably ended at 5 am. Freelance ladies can be seen plying corridors. Did not manage to visit lounge, so nothing to write on it.

Restaurant food is ok, mostly western. Briyani and Khabsa available. Ok selection of alcohol available from the restaurant.

Hotel located directly in front of SAPTCO bus station, convenient for those travelling to Bahrain by bus. A short distance away by foot is the Bab Al Bahrain. No restaurants like TGIF or Outbacks nearby. The Omnibus service terminal is nearby whereby you can take bus to airport.

Room Tip: Room on 2nd floor are quieter, unless you are above the lounge/club. Single rooms on the 1st floor.
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  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed in this hotel for two nights in the weekend. The staff are friendly and service is very good. Bathroom are maintained very well and housekeeping available any time on call if you need. Breakfast is okay and there is option to book room only ie without complimentary breakfast. I liked this option as I can go out for South Indian breakfast outside or order to outside restaurants who deliver in hotel rooms.
I enjoyed the outside swimming pool. It is good and well maintained. But it closed to guests after 5 PM as they are conducting swimming classes for outsiders during summer holidays. Also morning it is opened only at 8 am. Atleast it should be made available to guest from 5 am. Also there is no life saver posted in the pool. Otherwise facilities in swimming pool is excellant.

There are many indian, pakistani, bengali, philipino, arabic bars and dance clubs availble in the ground floor. It is a good place for night life and relaxing. Also we can bring guests from outside to rooms after informing at reception.

All the staff in reception are friendly and very efficiently handled check in and check out. There is cloak room available in the counter where you can leave your luggage after check out if required for sometime.
I will certainly come again to this place during my next visits as it suits to my liking.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Gulf Gate Hotel

Address: Salah Al Deen Al Youbi Avenue | P.O. Box 2825, Manama 2825, Bahrain
Region: Bahrain > Manama
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#76 Luxury Hotel in Manama
Price Range: €55 - €78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gulf Gate Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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