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Lyon, France
Reviewed 24 September 2010

i stayed in the old vine with my husband for 4 nights, and each day got better and better, the service is amazing, the staff are extremely helpful and go far out of there way to help out. our room was so marvelous. each corner was full of character. the breakfast was so fresh and the variety was also sufficient....

1Thank Arielle29
Reviewed 22 August 2010

This is a lovely hotel but what makes it special is the staff and the location . The breakfast was excellent.

Thank patrickjk
Nowra, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2010

We arrived at 11.30pm. I suggest if you are arriving after dark especially to have the Hotel pick you up from the airport. At night the Hotel would be hard to find on your own. We walked through the door from the alley and could not believe how beautiful the hotel was. Our room the Narinj Room. The room was...

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 June 2010

The Old Vine was the easiest of all the Syrian hotels I contacted to book from the UK, with prompt responses to emails and phone calls. We stayed 3 nights and were sorry to leave. Being a small hotel, there were no huge coach tours to contend with and the DIY tea and coffee service was appreciated when taking time...

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Miri, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 May 2010

From the reviews, I had high expectations of the Old Vine but on arrival was slightly disappointed as it was a bit on the shabby side and could have done with some redecoration (peeling paintwork and old carpets). This might be ok if the price were lower but I thought it was quite expensive for what it was. On the...

Thank traveller1968
Reviewed 22 May 2010

Having booked on tripadvisor recommendations , we were disappointed as this was to be our grand finale hotel in Syria after reading reviews and looking at thehotels web site.The hotel is hard to find,when you give the taxi drivers the hotels own instructions the taxis cant or wont go there and ask you to get out the taxi,an issue for...

1Thank Sydney26
Haugesund, Norway
Reviewed 13 May 2010

The Old Vine hotel is just wonderful. Each room is designed in a traditional and yet smart way. Very elegant. Nice bathrooms.The beds heavenly. The courtyard is a tranquil haven. The busy market is just a few meters away. It feels indeed relaxing to step into the hotel from the crowded old city. In other words; the location could not...

Thank KnutOslo
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 26 April 2010

I was in one of two single rooms. My rooftop room was perfectly located. A narrow staircase leads to a rooftop terrace with an amazing view of the old city. The room occupies a small building that could well once have been a large shed for the roof garden! However, it wassecure, comfortable,beautifully decorated, large enough and had impressive TV...

Thank Greg-of-Arabia
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2010

I’m sorry that I can’t recommend this beautiful hotel. It is wonderfully restored and each room is more beautiful than the next but the sewer smell was extremely unpleasant. At best it was whiffy but at times we felt ill from it and had to go out. The ancient sewers of the old city just cannot cope although the hotels...

Thank KP58
Reviewed 7 April 2010

The Old Vine is a wonderful hotel. The rooms are large and beautiful, each one individually decorated. You really feel that you are in Damascus. The hotel is in the middle of everything, only a few meters away from the iranian and the big mosque, and the souk. it is quiet and indeed good for the soul. The staff is...

Thank jkbeoslo

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Old Vine hotel has transferred from a house into a luxury boutique hotel over the course of two years. The hotel offers 9 bedrooms (6 Doubles, 1 twin and 2 single) all double rooms are considered junior suites. All materials used in refurbishing the hotel were done by using the traditional methods and materials. Each room has its own characters; different traditional colours have been used to decorate the walls. Bathrooms are fitted with hand made and painted tiles and drawings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Vine Hotel

Address: 92 Ammara Jouaniyeh | Ammara Old Damascus, Damascus 7165, Syria
Region: Syria > Damascus
Price Range: RM621 - RM717 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Vine Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Old Vine Damascus
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