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West Beirut, Hamra Area, Beirut

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Explore West Beirut, Hamra Area, a vibrant residential neighborhood that doubles as a trendy commercial area. You'll be spoiled for choice by the district's many dining options, charming cafes, and bars that come to life in the evening hours. Hunt for bargains, window shop, or sit back in a pub or restaurant and watch the people go about their daily business. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to West Beirut, Hamra Area by using our Beirut itinerary planner.
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  • Close to lots of shops and restaurants, close to AUB and ALU. Close to the beach (corniche) and to Hamra street. About 45 minutes walk to downtown Beirut, and about 20 minutes from the airport. Lots o...  more »
  • I started in Costa then ventured out to all sorts of interesting cocktail bars and roof top rhythms.  more »
  • Very vibrant part of Beirut, Clash of modernity with the old Beiruti life of its citizens. Amazing shopping, You can ask a local to guide through the hidden gems of Hamra.  more »

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Where to stay in Beirut

The capital city, Beirut offers a great variety of accommodations across its many lively districts. Downtown possesses a good number of hotels and hostels, close to the main sightseeing spots, and rich in shops and services. Hamra district has a similarly large number of places to stay, with hotels located along the main stylish boulevards, and hostels and guesthouses to be found on the connecting side streets. Ain El Mraiseh district offers a good alternative for those wanting to get a room overlooking the Mediterranean coast.
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