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Went there in 2008. It was truly a breath taking experience. It's just saddens me that the city is in control of Islamic State and most of the ruins have been destroyed :(. Hopefully peace will be... more
Reviewed 26 April 2010
A drink at the zenobia Cham
We didn't stay but did pop in for a drink to see the ruins at sunset. As it is set in an enviable location. The bar was a disappointment and the staff rude and surly which was a shock as we had had... more
Truly a five star property, spacious lobby, very classy decor , cozy bar.
Rooms also spacious , large bathroom , complementary bottled water, free Internet , mini bar and we had basket of fruit... more
Reviewed 4 April 2011
Clean, gracious, walking distance to the Roman Temple of Bel and ancient city, great pool and spa and extraordinary breakfast. Perhaps the best in all of the Syrian hotels. Did need to change rooms... more
There is nothing left of this hotel now. I hope that the lovely staff who welcomed us there are safe and well.
Once peace returns, Palmyra will rise again. It's a fascinating place and this hotel... more
Reviewed 3 October 2011
Brilliant location pity about the rest
Undoubtedly the location of this hotel is why it retains its clients - walk right into the ruins from the doorstep - a great advantage. Also the terrace outside is a great place to have a drink in... more
First of all I would like to thank Mr. Ahmad Ramadan at the reception he was very professional, check in procedure was very quick and fun, also Mr. Yazan azraee from the reservations team... more
Reviewed 6 August 2011
Perfect location, highly recommended
Likes: 2 minutes walk to money exchange, museum, tourist office and about 15 minutes walk to Palmyra ruins (could see the ruins from our room) which meant we could get up early and see the sunrise as... more
We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights in March 2011. The rooms were clean but small. The bathroom was ok but you should not expect European standard. Price is good for what you get. Breakfast was a... more
Reviewed 28 March 2011
Great little hotel with super staff!
From our first contact with Al Nakheel Hotel (via e-mail) to our departure, we could not have found anyone more accomodating than the manager, Mohammed Homidan. He always promptly answered all our... more
Rooms where OK, but expensive ( 70 $). We used the restaurant in the 5 th floor one night and got the worst food on our trip through Syria. It came directly out of the fridge or microwave... we even... more
Reviewed 17 October 2010
A GREAT HOTEL TO VISIT PALMYRA
We just spent one night at this wonderful hotel in Palmyra. We stayed to 2 days in Palmyra but one of the days we need to stay at Villa Palmyra, a horrible hotel, because the Heliopolis was fully... more
We had just one night in the Semiramis Palmyra and thought it was pretty good although there are a couple of caveats. The restaurant we ate in which was reached by crossing a cavernous and unused... more
Reviewed 24 March 2011
With some work it could be a nice hotel.
The hotel is about 6 years old, however some parts are recently built. As others have noted hotel options in Palmyra are limited. In general the hotel looks nice, and it is obvious a lot of money... more
Hello, I visitied Villa Palmyra with my other half, Ben Charles for a week away where we could be all toursty!
The hotel was a lovely stay, especially for the price advertised.
However the bed... more
Reviewed 10 January 2011
one of the best in Syria
...still shortcoming are to be mentioned.The hotel rooms are very small,the number of rooms with doublebed is limited to 3 so it's not a good place for couples to stay.The bathroom was clean but very... more
We stayed here for 1 night, just to be able to visit the archeological site. We had a very small room. Not enough room to leave 1 suitcase open. 1 small bed for 2 persons, right beside the wall. So... more
Reviewed 31 January 2011
Good value if you're under 6 feet tall
My wife and I stayed here in May 2009.
We didn't spend much time here other than to sleep. The rooms were small but the bed was extremely comfortable and more importantly the sheets were clean. I... more