For visitors who would rather stay in historic surroundings and in a traditional upscale Aleppo family home now transformed into a boutique hotel, this is a good bet. The buildings are beautiful, and in a lovely part of the old town (confusingly known as the new town!). It is, however, the antithesis of the 5-star experience. The room I had was small but adequate. The bathroom required a degree of improvisation. But all the essentials were there: helpful staff at the reception desk, hot water at all times and good telecommunications links. The courtyard around which most rooms are built is spectacular - reminiscent of that of the American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem. Curiously, there was no seating provided in it, but I dragged a bench out of my room & this worked well. Breakfast was a dispiriting-looking buffet, but actually tasted very good. The restaurant staff, a bit surly at first glance, were able to provide whatever I wanted and warmed up slightly as we became more used to each other. I paid slightly over $ 100 a night for my small room, good value overall. In sum, a very good experience for those willing to relax into it.
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