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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Still not sure if I should give it 3 or 4 but I think 4 is the rate they get because of the overall value. I did like the big room, balcony, quiet on the 6th floor, the very central location and everything was working and not having to ask for help. I did feel the whole hotel was very...

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Crewe, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Cheap hotel that's well situated, staff were pleasant, wifi was fast, rooms were clean, the food was average and the "taxi service" was cheap even if we did drive through two building sites (was a fun experience). Well worth the money if i was in the area would definitely stay again.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I found the service excellent. Matters were dealt with in a friendly speedy manner. The air conditioner let through a smell that was not good. I would highly recommend this hotel with its value for money, excellent location and friendly staff.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Stayed 1 night at BHD17. Taxi from airport BHD3. Centrally located to Souk and Post Office taxi rank. Spacious room and bathroom. Water pressure a little on the light side. Wifi was perfect at all times. Small balcony off room. Bed a little firm but a good nights sleep after a big day out. Sites are spread out so if...

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3Thank MJS1966
NJ
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Room was large with a tiny balcony. Good location - near the souk. There is free wifi. The staff is helpful. And if you need a taxi to the airport - have them arrange it with no hassle - all for only 5D.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

Parking around the hotel can be a bit exasperating, but once you're through the door the staff are friendly and you get to drop your gear off fast enough. You're over here for freedoms anyhow, and a place to sleep. The rooms are dated, but functional. The TV wasn't really watchable until after a lot of faffing around setting the...

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

I chose the Awal Hotel due to its proximity to the Manama Souk. The streets outside the hotel are full of character and there's plenty of eateries and cold stores nearby. But I digress. The hotel is pretty old and the room decor is outdated. But it makes for a decent stay if you're not picky and want a cheap...

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1Thank Six_Stomachs
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Accommodation is on the expensive side in Manama and the cheaper end of the market appears to be targeting bookings by the hour (if you know what I mean). But Awal Hotel is comfortable, basic, clean and super convenient - highly recommended. The location in central Manama is hard to beat. The area is full of life and has a...

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Jackson, Wyoming
Reviewed 27 March 2014

This hotel is not new or remodeled. What you are getting is a good location in the old city near the souq for a very low price. The quality is pretty good accordingly. 17 BD for a single or about $45 per night incl tax. If you expect 5 star for that price then shame on you! This hotel has...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I booked in and used the confirmation telephone number and called on Skype for a taxi. The fellow was there waiting for me at 2 am. I checked in and got the Wi-Fi code. The lift was clean and polished stainless. The corridor told me this place was from the 50s - maybe, but CLEAN. Everything was washed, pressed and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Awal Hotel is ideally and conveniently located in the center of Manama, the main commercial & business district of the Kingdom of Bahrain, only 10 minutes drive from the International Airport and a short walking distance from the Bahrain seashore and the upcoming Financial harbor. The Hotel rooms are newly refurbished & renovated with all comforts and modern amenities of a three star luxury Hotel. The Hotel also has 03 specialty Restaurants with live bands and a Coffee shop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Awal Hotel

Address: Al Khalifa Rd, Manama 3252, Bahrain
Region: Bahrain > Manama
Price Range: ₹ 2,934 - ₹ 4,433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Awal Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“higher floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles TropicalDuck, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a switch with a light in the hall way of your room. If it's on, you get warm water in the shower.”
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