Best Places for Backpackers in Lebanon.

Enjoy backpacking around Lebanon without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Lebanon.

Top 11 hostels in Lebanon.

These are the 11 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Lebanon.

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Mady

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Mady's

This is a newly furbished property, with a city centre atmosphere very close to the pubs/clubs and restaurants in Gemayze, Mar Mikael, Donwtown, Monot. It is on 6th floor and offers an excellent view with a very nice terrace.The flat is spacious with a well furnished saloon, brand new furnishin...
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Hamra Urban Gardens

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Hamra Urban Gardens

Hamra Urban Gardens is located in the main Hamra street. Away for the conventionality of hotels we emphasize on a unique local experience that is both comfortable and convenient, .HUG is as much of a home as it is hotel where everyone of our employees offers his best to make the most out of your st...
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Holiday Suites Hotel

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Holiday Suites Hotel

Holiday Suites Hotel & Beach Resort in Lebanon is on the water front of the Mediterranean Sea Coast in the Bay of Jounieh. We are located next to the banking & business centers, near shopping malls, theaters & arcades. Holiday Suites is your Home away from Home, the ideal place for Business and...
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The Grand Meshmosh Hotel

95 /100

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The Grand Meshmosh Hotel

Stop by The Grand Meshmosh Hotel for a drink, a meal or a snack. The café/restaurant and its terrace is open daily. The building has been refurbished in 2015 and made environmentally friendly (insulated walls, LED lighting, low consumption air condition units, solar water heating, etc..). Wifi is av...
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Hostel Amada

94 /100

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Hostel Amada

Thank you for voting us Hostelworld 2014 and 2015 Best Hostel in Lebanon! Looking for a place to stay while you visit Byblos, Tripoli, Jeita Grotto or possibly resort beaches such as Eddie Sans? Look no further! We offer a relaxed atmosphere and great location at an unbeatable price. Our...
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Saifi Urban Gardens

93 /100

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Saifi Urban Gardens

Saifi Urban Gardens has the aim to be a center for urban culture in the heart of Beirut. We will facilitate and encourage your desire to learn about and reflect on the culture of Beirut and the Arabic speaking world. In addition, we have a vast experience in the hospitality sector and a great knowle...
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Hostel Beirut

90 /100

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Hostel Beirut

Welcome to Hostel Beirut! We are located in the safe and beautiful neighborhood Geitawi and only a 7 minute walk away from the buzzing Armenia street in Mar Mikhael, the center of Beirut's nightlife and art and music scene with all it’s cafes and bars. We provide a relaxed work/study/explore environ...
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Embassy Hotel Lebanon

87 /100

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Embassy Hotel Lebanon

This 48 rooms hotel is located in the very center of Hamra - Beirut - Lebanon. A good value Hamra old-timer. Located in the heart of bustling Hamra-Beirut,within 10 minutes drive from Beirut International Airport , in the middle of all shopping, leisure, and business areas. Minutes away from bea...
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Suite Hotel Beirut

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Suite Hotel Beirut

The Suite Hotel is uniquely positioned on the rising hills of Beirut, with views of the beautiful Mediterranean and the rolling hills of Mount Lebanon. The Suite Hotel is quiet, comfortable and very well priced, with arguably the best value rooms and suites available in Beirut. Our friendly and mult...
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Suite Hotel Merlot

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Suite Hotel Merlot

Welcome to where comfort meets contemporary living. It offers affordable and elegant accommodation for families, couples and singles. The Suite Hotel Merlot has 42 large rooms/suites divided into 3 categories – Executive Suite, Junior Suite and Standard Room. A Bar and Restaurant are available for o...
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Bil Residence

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Bil Residence

Bil Residence features fully serviced furnished short and long term studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments for rent located in Jounieh. We will help our guests and travellers to enjoy and discover the best of Lebanon and Jounieh thanks to our superb locations and our vast experience in the...
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Things to see and do while backpacking in Lebanon.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Lebanon.

If you're already planning to visit Lebanon - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Lebanon: Why Everyone Should Visit

“I got into the Beirut Arabic Language program! I’m going to go to Beirut for the summer!” I messaged my mom as soon as I got my acceptance letter to the American University in Beirut. She wasn’t thrilled. When I first told her I was applying for immersion Arabic language programs, she quietly rooted for me to go to Jordan or stay in the United States, both countries holding reputations as being “safe.” Growing up in the small town of Hillsborough, NC, the Middle East seemed scary and violent from the media. However, in Lebanon I never felt out of place or in danger. While Lebanon has it’s share of problems,  the area of Beirut I lived in safer than the area in Chicago I had lived the last year. Like any country, there are areas that one should avoid.

Gwen Bellinger

Lebanon: visit to Beirut and Byblos

My last Christmas was spent in Lebanon -a country, where contradictions coexist side by side. We spent most of the time in Beirut, but we also visited  Byblos  (Jbeil).  It was my first visit to the country, still I had to say that some expectations were formed in my head, mostly by the media. My advice to you is getting rid of stereotypes because only then you will be truly open to discoveries. So, let’s start our journey to Lebanon, shall we?

Lusine Mirzoyan

Lebanon: visit to Beirut and Byblos

My last Christmas was spent in Lebanon -a country, where contradictions coexist side by side. We spent most of the time in Beirut, but we also visited  Byblos  (Jbeil).  It was my first visit to the country, still I had to say that some expectations were formed in my head, mostly by the media. My advice to you is getting rid of stereotypes because only then you will be truly open to discoveries. So, let’s start our journey to Lebanon, shall we?

Lusine Mirzoyan

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