is one of the oldest surviving nations in the world, and as a result, multitudes of travelers around the world partake in trips to witness the historical wonders it holds, as well as new modern developments, of the country. Due to the small geographic size of Armenia, the vast majority of tourists reside in Yerevan for the duration of their trip, and take little voyages to surround cities and regions. Yerevan has an endless number of fantastic hotels to choose from but The Culture Trip has picked the ten of the best for your stay.
With its location right in the middle of Republic Square, referred to by locals as the Hraparak, this hotel is easily one of the best possible choices for any tourist visiting Yerevan. The Marriott Yerevan is famed for attracting hoards of the city’s tourists, businesspeople traveling for work, and even the Kardashian family – all for due reason. Sit outside on their patio as you watch the daily activities of Yerevan’s central spot, ranging from newlyweds circling the Square in decorated limousines (a local custom) to street vendors selling figs and berries and, of course, the gorgeous fountain shows of the evening.
Price: Mid-Range – Luxury
Watch out for: Meeting Point Patio, Breakfast Buffet, Scoop Gelato Shop
Address & Telephone Number:1 Amiryan Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 10 599 000
Hyatt Place Yerevan
This hotel is a great, clean-cut option (with a great amount of amenities) located in the center of Yerevan. A favorite for businesspeople and a site for many conferences, the Hyatt Place is sleek, modern, and incredibly comfortable. Guests have access to their fitness center, various dining options, bars, and can take advantage of the hotel’s proximity to all of Yerevan’s restaurants and shops. Book your stay at the Hyatt Place and you will have a pleasant, accommodating stay!
Price: Mid-Range – Luxury
Watch out for: Great Location Near City’s Center
Address & Telephone Number: 26/1 Vazgen Sargsyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 60 501010
Tufenkian Historic Yerevan Hotel
If you prefer your lodging accommodations to have strong ties to the culture of the city, then this hotel is the place for you to stay whilst in Yerevan. The Tufenkian hotel chain in Armenia focuses on maintaining the genuine heritage of the country, and the spectacular attention to detail in the hotel makes that clear. Everything, from room decorations to bedding, is related to traditional Armenian culture. In addition, every piece of furniture at the hotel is made by local Armenian artisans from local Armenian materials. The Tufenkian is also in a great location to the city’s center, and especially to the Vernissage Flea Market.
Watch out for: Tufenkian Carpet Showroom and Carpet Weaving Master Classes on First Floor
Address & Telephone Number: 48 Hanrapetutyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 10 565686
Tufenkian Historic Yerevan Hotel| © el_ave/Flickr
Republica Hotel Yerevan
The future and the past intertwine harmoniously to bring you the unique presence of this boutique hotel. The Republica represents the traditional heritage of millennia-old Armenian culture meshed with a sleek, modern approach to accommodate its guests. This hotel is cozy and comfortable, and guests enjoy the minimalist styled rooms with accents of Armenian fabrics and rugs. Be sure to check out the highly acclaimed Anoush Restaurant in the hotel, which has a large variety of unique fusion dishes as well as an extensive wine menu.
Watch out for: Anoush Restaurant and Friday Wine Tastings
Address & Telephone Number: 7/1 Amiryan Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 11 990000
There’s a reason that this hotel uses ‘Your Home Away From Home’ as their tagline. Hotel Meg is a small, hidden gem in Yerevan where guests will truly get to experience the essence of world-famous Armenian hospitality. With comfortable and spacious guest rooms, traditional Armenian foods, and a hands-on, personable staff, guests feel welcomed here. The small communal dining area will acquaint you with fellow guests, as it is similar to a family dining hall. Also, Hotel Meg is in close proximity to Cascade, the epicenter of Yerevan’s coolest coffee shops and restaurants!
Watch out for: Proximity to Cascade
Address & Telephone Number: 1 Sarmen Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 10 581008
Royal Tulip Grand Hotel
Indulge in some rest and relaxation in the middle of a busy city at this hotel. The Royal Tulip offers guests a luxurious stay with spacious, elegantly designed guest rooms, exquisite dining at its restaurants, a spa, and a rooftop pool overlooking all of Yerevan. Get dolled up at the on-site beauty salon and meet your companions for drinks at the Dolce Vita Lounge Bar afterwards. Book a stay with the Royal Tulip Hotel, and you will experience the tranquility of a tropical resort in the center of a vibrant metropolis.
Watch out for: Spa and Rooftop Pool
Address & Telephone Number: 14 Abovyan Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 10 591600
Paris Hotel Yerevan
This boutique hotel located in downtown Yerevan has the perfect touch of French-inspired chic. The lobby’s décor consists of creamy whites and soothing neutrals, similar to the outfitting of a chic Parisian home. The guest rooms are equally as inviting, both in comfort and design. Guests can enjoy the French-themed cuisine at breakfast, and in the evening can head up to the rooftop restaurant and bar to watch the sun as it sets over Yerevan and invites the bright city lights of the night.
Watch out for: Rooftop Bar and Restaurant
Address & Telephone Number: 4 Amiryan Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 60 600060
Best Western Congress Hotel
The Best Western Congress Hotel is especially good for families and large groups. The amenities at this hotel make for a comfortable and hospitable stay. There is a fitness center for health-conscious guests, as well as a Russian sauna to help you unwind after a long day of exploring. Unlike many other hotels in Yerevan, the Congress Hotel has a large swimming pool.
Watch out for: Swimming Pool and Russian Sauna
Address & Telephone Number: 1 Italy Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 10 591199
North Avenue Hotel
Northern Avenue, which is less than a decade old, is rapidly becoming the Rodeo Drive or Fifth Street of Yerevan, featuring luxury designer stores, restaurants, and the works. This hotel is situated right on this avenue, and makes for a perfect stay in the middle of a new and developing portion of an old city. The North Avenue Hotel is designed with a sleek, modern touch, and features an eclectic winding staircase. Be sure to dine at La Perla, the hotel’s Spanish restaurant, which has received praise for its Mediterranean cuisine as well as for its impressive wine inventory.
Watch out for: La Perla Restaurant
Address & Telephone Number: 10/1 Northern Avenue, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 10 505055
Hotel National is a luxurious lodging option for tourists who want to experience a comfortable stay at a trendy boutique hotel. Republic Square is only a three minute walk away and guests can still get the relaxation they need through the hotel’s amenities, which include an equipped fitness center and a beautiful indoor pool, as well as a gorgeous lounge to hang out in. Cocktails at the bar and food served in the restaurant receive great praise from guests.
Price: Mid-Range – Luxury
Watch out for: Indoor Pool
Address & Telephone Number: 4/3 Amiryan Street, Yerevan, Armenia, +374 10 574000