One of the most exciting cities to visit in Africa, Tunis (previously called Carthage) sits atop of hills and houses a large lake in the middle of it. If you’re planning on visiting this Mediterranean city with an old medina listed as a World Heritage Site, take a look at the best places to stay during your holiday.
Maison Blanche Hotel Tunis
The Maison Blanche is a luxurious and comfortable hotel that offers its guests spacious and clean rooms. The large bathrooms have both shower and bath. The hotel is located only three kilometers away from the Medina. If you feel like having a lazy morning making the most of the comfort of your room, the breakfast can be served in all rooms. They also offer free parking.
The building of this hotel has unique traditional architectural features and its interiors are comfortable and homely. Dar Ben-Gacem has been furnished and decorated by artisans blending tradition and modernity. They serve fresh and well cooked breakfast every morning, and once you step out of the hotel after brakfast you’ll find yourself in the middle of a UNESCO heritage site, the medina of Tunis. Moreover, the hotel is a social enterprise that supports cultural preservation and gives its guests the possibility of experiencing the authentic Tunisia. The location is great, right on the edge of the Medina.
Hotel Paris is a four-star hotel well located in the heart of Tunis, just in front of the Tunis lake, and serves a great breakfast for its guests as well as housing a lovely restaurant. The hotel is a dry area, which means that no liquor is served. The warm staff will welcome you in a clean and elegant hotel environment decorated in tasteful French style, and the surroundings of the hotel are a safe and pleasant area to walk around. The luxurious hotel features all modern amenities and is quite close to the Tunis Airport.
Le Corail is a modern hotel offering both the luxury and comfort of hotel accommodation and the intimacy of an apartment with its suites. This is a great option for business travelers, situated in the heart of the business district of Berges du Lac II and five minutes away from the Tunis-Carthage international airport. Access to Tunis is easy, the city center can be reached in ten minutes. The hotel offers a variety of suites at different prices adapting to the needs of guests, and they offer special prices for longer stays. The hotel has a Veranda where guests can kick back and take advantage of the services of the different restaurants and cafés. There’s often live music in the hotel’s restaurant for dinner.
This hotel is located in a calm residential area and provides easy access to the city, located ten minutes away from the business district, and the international airport, 15 minutes away. The hotel is also close to the banks, art galleries, cultural centers, the embassies, the big restaurants, and some fashion boutiques. A good option for both business and leisure travelers, Ariha offers single, double and triple rooms with all basic mod-cons including air conditioning. You can have breakfast in the breakfast room or the terrace, and the hotel also features a meeting room which can accommodate up to 50 guests.
Providing excellent service, the four-star Hotel Belvedere Fourati is located just about a mile from the Medina. The classically decorated hotel offers twin and double rooms all air-conditioned, with cable TV and free WiFi. There are a lot of cafés nearby so you can go for a walk around the hotel and explore the different eateries. The hotel is home to two restaurants which serve Tunisian and international specialties, and it can host banquets, congresses and seminars in its conference rooms. Price: Luxury
Not far from the center of the city, located in the prestigious business district, this lovely hotel has the advantage of being surrounded by wonderful restaurants and bars. Situated on the shores of the Tunis lake, some of the rooms and the hotel’s restaurant and terrace offer fantastic views of the lake. The hotel has city-view and lake-view rooms, deluxe rooms and business and presidential suites, offering different levels of luxury. The hotel is home to a buffer restaurant and a gastronomic restaurant, a lounge and a bar, in which you can enjoy a romantic meal with views of the lake. The prestigious five-star hotel is set in a magnificent building with stylishly decorated interiors, combining the best of contemporary design with classic elements.
This charming hotel has a lot of history, set in a stunning 18th-century building featuring exquisite traditional architectural features. Every room at the Palais Bayram is uniquely decorated and will make you feel like you’re in a different age. Moreover, the elegant hotel is situated in the heart of the Medina. In keeping with its heritage, the hotel offers a traditional Hammam with different rooms. Guests will also be able to enjoy the services of a Parisian-style tea room and a restaurant set in a stunning stone-walled room which serves Tunisian delicacies. There’s hardly a better place to stay to enjoy the traditions and beautiful heritage of the city than in Palais Bayram.
With an excellent location in the heart of Tunis and with friendly staff, this offers comfortable, modern and clean rooms with spacious bathrooms. The Hotel Le Consul features a spa with massage rooms, a sauna and a Jacuzzi, and a a multi-purpose room perfect for conferences, seminars and banquets. The hotel has a restaurant which caters for business lunches and dinners, and a lobby bar where coffee and cocktails can be enjoyed. Meals can also be served in the rooms thanks to the room service.
The three-star Hotel Tiba offers affordable accommodation very close to the medina. The simple yet elegant hotel has single rooms, double rooms and junior suites. Breakfast is served every morning in the welcoming dining room. The hotel offers free WiFi, airport transfers, fully equipped conference rooms, laundry services and a private car park.