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I was pleasantly surprised by the Al-Mahweet Hotel. Despite the fact it is located in a small town high in the mountains, it was the best hotel I stayed in during my trip to Yemen. The hotel offers breathtaking views of the mountains and valleys, as well as old town Mahweet, which clings to a mountaintop above the hotel.

The hotel has only 22 rooms and two suites, but many of the rooms are located in a new wing in an adjacent building (which is attached to the main building). These new rooms are very spacious, and newly renovated and furnished. Each room has satellite television, air conditioning, and its own bathroom.

Unique Qualities: The Al-Mahweet hotel has a good open-terrace restaurant which specializes in Yemeni cuisine. The restaurant, as well as the hallways and common areas, are decorated with traditional Yemeni arts and crafts, creating an old-time Yemen atmosphere.

And there is even a replica of the interior of a traditional Bedouin tent on a second-floor terrace, where guests can relax on the cushions, and enjoy mint tea or a smoke from a hookah.

Price Comparison: about average
Theme: Hotel

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 14, 2011
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