The Best Hotels to Book in Batumi, Georgia

Check into Hilton Batumi for Black Sea views and a luxurious pool
Check into Hilton Batumi for Black Sea views and a luxurious pool | Courtesy of Hilton Batumi / Expedia
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3 November 2021

The Georgian port city of Batumi boasts a sublime setting, next to the Black Sea and with the towering peaks of the Adjara Mountain range forming the backdrop. While the metropolis dates back more than 2,000 years, it has a thoroughly futuristic feel in some parts – thanks to a hotchpotch of quirky modern structures. Some of the most striking pieces of architecture include the House of Justice and the Alphabet Tower. To see all this fascinating place has to offer, from beaches to rooftop bars, check into one of these top hotels – bookable with Culture Trip.

Hilton Batumi, for show-stopping scenery

Hilton Batumi lounge bar with soaring ceilings, chandeliers and large windows
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Feast on the prime city and sea views at this smart Hilton outpost, which sits on the shores of the Black Sea. The elegant skyscraper is home to spacious rooms and suites, with neutral-hued contemporary interiors and floor-to-ceiling windows. The Nephele Sky Bar on the 20th floor is a popular spot among local people and tourists – with unbeatable panoramas, a quaffable selection of cocktails and artfully arranged sushi platters.

Sheraton Batumi Hotel, for sky-high dining

A high-ceilinged social area in Sheraton Batumi Hotel
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Standing proud right next to the Black Sea, this Sheraton hotel was modelled after the ancient lighthouse of Alexandria. Zoom up to the 20th floor to feast on top views from the 360 Sky Bar and Restaurant. At this sky-high dining spot, you’ll also find live music on the weekends, a mouth-watering grill menu and a fine collection of Georgian wines to wet your whistle. Other standout features of the hotel include one of the city’s largest outdoor pools, terrace suites with outdoor whirlpools and a state-of-the-art spa complete with a sauna, steam room, indoor pool and a Turkish hamam.

The Grand Gloria Hotel, for spa luxury

The Grand Gloria Hotel exterior in ornate style with pool and loungers outside
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Base yourself right next to the beach at this eye-catching hotel. The sprawling property – located on the city’s scenic New Boulevard – has various room categories, from standard to family suites. Many feature balconies so you can sit out and soak up the fresh sea air. If you’re in need of some rest and rejuvenation after a day of sightseeing, the spa makes for the perfect retreat – with indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, steam room and massage rooms. Guests particularly rate the friendly and efficient service, while the international and local cuisine also gets top marks for its flavour – and affordability.

Divan Suites Batumi, for historic landmarks

Divan Suites Batumi lounge with classical decor including marble floors, chandeliers and white sofas
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Soak in Batumi’s intriguing past at this classically styled hotel, which is located in the historic heart of the city and just a five-minute walk from the beach. In total, there are 65 rooms – ranging from standard to deluxe – with warm earthy tones creating a cosy feel. On-site amenities include a smart restaurant serving up Georgian, Turkish and international dishes, plus a spa and a gym.

Radisson Blu Hotel Batumi, for Black Sea views

Radisson Blu Hotel Batumi bar with city views and warm decor including wood floors, quirky furniture and large windows
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Fifty shades of blue await at this contemporary Radisson Blu property, which overlooks the Black Sea on one side and towards the Adjara Mountains on the other. All 168 rooms in this shimmering skyscraper have a bright and airy feel thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and pops of colour in the form of sunny bed throws and modern wall hangings. This hotel is also home to one of the city’s top nightspots – the Clouds Bar & Restaurant. Located on the 19th floor, the venue offers a great atmosphere, delicious Asian cuisine and cocktails. There’s also live entertainment every weekend and it’s open to midnight daily.

Wyndham Batumi, for neighbourhood exploring

Wyndham Batumi exterior in Art Deco style with vintage clock outside
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Enjoy the historic surrounds of Batumi’s old city at this regal tower block. This Wyndham property offers 146 rooms and suites, with the higher tier categories featuring antique-style furnishings and flock wallpaper. Maintain your fitness routine at the on-site gym or opt for a spot of relaxation at the spa. The pool – complete with an atrium ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows – is worth dipping into, if only for the spectacular city and mountain views. If you’re a keen gambler, there’s a casino to try your luck. Other features of the hotel include four drinking and dining options, serving up a range of delights from dawn to dusk.

Best Western Premier Batumi, for peaceful balconies

Best Western Premier Batumi restaurant area with large windows, colourful furniture and hanging lightbulbs
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Slap bang in the heart of the city, this hotel makes for a great base to see all Batumi has to offer. All of the well-appointed rooms in the modern high-rise – 101 in total – feature balconies so you can sit out and admire the bright lights come nightfall. Another top place to unwind after a day of touring the town is the terrace at the restaurant on the 13th floor – or you can check into the spa for a spot of pampering. Guests also rate the property for its bountiful breakfast selection and convenient parking.

Rock Hotel First Line, for music-inspired aesthetics

Rock Hotel First Line lounge area with Rihanna photo on the wall, kitchenette and vintage style sofa
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Get into the rock ’n’ roll spirit at this quirky music-themed hotel, located a short stroll from the Black Sea and 3km (1.8mi) from the airport. If you’re on a budget, the property has a five-bed hostel which is extremely good value for money – or two-bed apartments and suites, offering more privacy, space and balconies. All of the rooms feature rock-themed wall hangings, while the decor has something of an ’80s vibe. Music plays in the communal areas so you get into the groove – and to keep your energy levels up, food can be ordered from the on-site restaurant.

Le Méridien Batumi, for Instagram-worthy design

Le Méridien Batumi exterior in glass construction
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Step into this stylish hotel and prepare to be wooed by the relaxed atmosphere and cool contemporary interiors. Set on the shores of the Black Sea, all 110 rooms benefit from top views of the glistening waters. Elevate your stay by checking into the dark wood-panelled Presidential suite, where you’ll find double-height ceilings, two spacious bedrooms, marble-clad bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows. On the dining front, there’s a chic brasserie serving up a blend of French and local flavours, while the Latitude Bar terrace makes for a great place to grab a pre-dinner drink.

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