Le Bristol Beirut
A true icon in Lebanon’s cosmopolitan capital, Le Bristol Beirut is a hotel of compelling contrasts, where east meets west, timeless classics mingle with modern luxuries, and scale fluctuates from the grand to the very intimate. Stay in a classically-styled suite, or go trendy on the hipster floor. Sip on classic cocktails in the elegant Lobby Lounge, or by the pool bar on the rooftop. At Le Bristol Beirut, experience the kind of exclusive Lebanese hospitality that has greeted illustrious figures in years past.
- Choose from 157 guestrooms and suites featuring modern or classic designs
- Savor casual French fare and renowned Lebanese wines at Les Gourmandises
- Borrow a complimentary bicycle and cycle along the city’s promenade
- Host glittering events in the hotel’s meeting rooms, ballrooms, and private villa
- Nibble on delicate French pastries in the exquisite Oriental Salon
- Liaise with the concierge and personalize your stay
- For a more exclusive experience, inquire about the personal butler service
Le Bristol Beirut puts the best of Beirut on your doorstep, with the boutiques of Verdun Street and the bars of Hamra a short stroll away. If you love history and design, the hotel is filled with whimsical references to Beirut’s heyday as “The Paris of the Middle East” and its current status as the region’s trendiest capital.
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Whether you love traditional furniture or prefer a more contemporary look, the 157 guestrooms and suites have been styled to suit you. Pick from the classic guestrooms with statement curtains and traditional wooden headboards, or contemporary deluxe guestrooms with dark mauve and turquoise color palettes. Ease into the day with a coffee from your espresso machine and enjoy rain showers, complimentary amenities, and in some bathrooms, whirlpool Jacuzzis. For something extra special, book a room on the Hipster Floor for chic bedrooms featuring black and white prints and bold rugs, plus complimentary extras including a 30-minute massage, late check-out, and access to the Club Lounge.
Make the most of the 24-hour room service, consult with the friendly concierge, indulge in the butler service, and have your bedroom amenities tailored to your wishes. The hotel team will tell you the best cycling routes for your complimentary biking adventures.
Reflecting Lebanon’s French colonial heritage, Le Bristol Beirut offers high-quality French cuisine in relaxed surroundings at the signature Les Gourmandises restaurant. Head to the rooftop bar for casual eats by the pool, and meet for an aperitif or nightcap in the Lobby Lounge.
Les Gourmandises – Bold colors and contemporary furniture create a chic atmosphere in this all-day brasserie. Dine on à la carte dishes with French influences, such as steak frites and croque-monsieur, and sample wines from Lebanon’s renowned Château Ksara and Château Kefraya estates. For a lighter snack, opt for rich coffee and delicate pastries, and start the day here with a delicious Lebanese breakfast.
Lobby Lounge – At the entrance of the hotel, this sophisticated lounge features a mosaic-tiled bar set against midnight blue and burgundy soft furnishings. Choose from cocktails, spirits, and Lebanese and French wines by the glass.
B. Pool – Cool off in the pool, graze on light bites, and stretch out on your sun-lounger in this easygoing poolside bar with creative cocktails and breezy city views.
Relax with a tea and a book in the shaded courtyard, work out in the gym, and cool off with a swim in the rooftop pool. At sundown, head to the rooftop bar for a glass of wine before wandering downstairs for dinner at Les Gourmandises. Take time to explore the hotel’s fascinating architectural details, and its riveting history — famous guests include Princess Soraya of Iran, Prince Albert of Monaco, and Charles Lindbergh.
Stroll outside to browse the boutiques along Verdun Street, and, to get a feel for Beirut’s incredible history, visit the National Museum of Beirut, renowned for its collection of Bronze Age artifacts. For more history, head downtown to admire the restored French mandate-era mansions and excavated Roman Baths. Soak up the salty sea air along the Corniche, and stop for a sunset picture at Pigeon Rocks, a famous landmark. After dark, explore the nightlife of Gemmayzeh.
Le Bristol Beirut
Moments from one of Beirut's most popular shopping streets in the chic Verdun district, Le Bristol Beirut is a convenient hub for both business and leisure. Stroll a few blocks north to the lively Hamra area, with its bars, cafés, and major universities, and walk south to the city’s largest shopping mall, ABC Verdun. Downtown and the trendy Gemmayzeh neighborhood are a short cab ride away.
Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport is 6 mi / 10 km from the hotel.