Hawler Plaza Hotel: "an ok 2 1/2 star hotel" Top 5 Page for this destination Arbil Hotel Tip by 1W1V

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  single room 402 (twin bed)
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  • single room 402 (twin bed) - Arbil
      single room 402 (twin bed)
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      bathroom 402
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  • corner bath/shower, 402 - Arbil
      corner bath/shower, 402
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  • view from the terrasse of 402 - Arbil
      view from the terrasse of 402
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  • anoter view of room 402 - Arbil
      anoter view of room 402
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I stayed there in Sept 2006 for the Erbil trade fair (Rebuild Iraq). The prices in all the hotels went up 100 %.

KRG found me that hotel that was brand new at that time.

I paid 200 USD/night which is far too expensive. The regular price for a single room is 135 USD and still it is too expensive. For such a hotel in the region (except Dubai), the price should be around 60 USD.

The building is made according to Turkish standard, equipment and furniture so it will not last for long (pls no offence). I guess in 5 years this hotel will be a wreck.

Nevertheless, the hotel was new, clean with reasonably helpful staff.

Please note that an extra 10 % is requested for services.

The breakfast is included but is nothing special.

There is a business center with a good internet connection. Wireless card are also sold for 10 USD/24H.

Sat TV available in the room but may need some fine tuning !

Minibar in the room with a good working fridge.

Alcohol available at the restaurant.

Good working airco.

The management was lebanese (at that time) and very friendly (most of them can speak French).

Price list (+ 10 %) as per Sept 2006 when no special event held in Erbil :

single 135 USD
double 145 USD
Regular suite 185 USD
Executive suite 260USD

Unique Qualities: New (sept 2006)
good location

Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: It is not too far from Erbil Intl Hotel, very near the "ring" and opposit the Erbil Stadium.
Phone: +964/254.00.50/251.97.40
Price: US$180 and up
Theme: Hotel

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 21, 2006
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