The birthplace of Persian culture and art, home to literary giants and colorful gardens, and Iran’s capital of love – we’re of course talking about Shiraz, one of the oldest cities in the country.
Shiraz is a top destination in Iran, and it owes it all to its rich history.
In this article, we review five top hotels in Shiraz, chosen based on ratings on various review websites, social media, and also personal experiences.
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The newly-built Shiraz Hotel, located close to the famed Quran Gate, offers five-star accommodation to not only international visitors but also well-heeled Iranian travelers.
The 14-floor hotel comprises 170 cozy and luxurious rooms and suites and can host up to 350 guests in a quiet atmosphere with warm hospitality of their well-trained staff.
In addition to standard facilities like diverse restaurants (Persian and Italian cuisines), cafes, conference hall, and a shopping center, Shiraz Hotel boasts a revolving restaurant on the 6th floor with an unrivaled view of the city. The food is pretty good, too!
The hotel also has separate sport complex for men and women, as well as saunas, spas, gym, rock climbing facilities, and a hair salon.
Shiraz hotel is one the best options to choose as it is a modern accommodation and enjoys a good location providing your easy access to historical attractions such as the Quran Gate and Jahan Nama Garden.
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Set in the backdrop of Zandieh Complex, Zandiyeh Hotel’s every element – from architecture to interior design – has been inspired by Shiraz’s historical structures.
The hotel provides easy access to recreational facilities, shopping centers, and tourist attractions.
In addition to amenities you’d expect to see at a five-star property, the hotel has unique facilities such as traditional Iranian baths.
Zandiyeh Hotel’s 75 rooms are spacious and neatly decorated. Besides standard rooms, there are various suites named luxury, business, honeymoon, and Zandiyeh (with a fantastic view of the Quran Gate and Karim Khan Citadel).
The establishment is well suited to leisure and business travelers, providing quick access to sites of interests and business centers.
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Located in an upscale neighborhood in northwestern Shiraz, Homa Hotel’s proximity to historical districts and entertainment centers make it an ideal place for all types of travelers.
Every room’s windows open to green spaces around the hotel, the beautiful Azadi Park, and Quran Gate. All 232 rooms and luxury suites are spacious and well-equipped, while Wi-Fi can be accessed across the hotel.
There is an outdoor restaurant serving Iranian dishes. With useful facilities such as conference hall and banquet facilities, Home Hotel is a favorite among business travelers. The hotel also offers medical services.
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The newly-opened Elysee Hotel is a four-star family-run boutique hotel located in an upscale part of Shiraz.
The hotel’s 68 rooms and suites are spacious and tastefully designed. The beds are particularly comfortable, thanks to state-of-the-art bedding technology.
Eat in style at the hotel’ rooftop restaurant, which gives an unparalleled view of the historical city. Medical services are available on-site and you can have groceries delivered to your room.
The hotel has a sports complex that includes a gym, spa, and swimming pool.
Elysee Hotel also has a café/restaurant that operates from early morning to midnight, serving international and Iranian cuisines. Try their freshly-baked bread in the morning, it’s fantastic!
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Karim Khan Hotel
Karm Khan Hotel is a three-star property offering five-star services. Intrigued? You should be!
Karim Khan is a hotel full of character, blending traditional designs with modern facilities that entice guests from the moment the step foot inside.
This centrally located hotel is close to the Shiraz’s historic texture, providing guests with easy access to Hafezieh, Zandieh Complex (Karim Khan Citadel), Vakil Mosque, Shah Cheragh, and Sa’adieh.
The hotel’s 51 rooms and suites are fully-equipped, including safety-deposit box, and free Wi-Fi is available all over.
There is a traditional teahouse where Iranian teas and snacks are served in an atmosphere filled with Iranian music.
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You should now know enough about Shiraz’s top accommodations to decide which suites your needs more. If you’re looking for different and/or more affordable options, search PersiaPort for ecolodges and guesthouses in Shiraz. You’re bound to find something to your liking!