If you are looking to have a getaway weekend with your friends, or simply an escape from your everyday life, guesthouses serve as a great option.
Lebanon has countless bed and breakfasts, lofts, and renovated apartments with great locations and countless amenities that are perfect for guests.
Adding that some are very affordable if you plan to visit a region of Lebanon on a budget.
From the sea to the mountains, here are some cozy and cheap guesthouses you’ll want to check out ASAP.
The mentioned prices are as of the time of writing.
#1 Beit El-Qamar
Beit El-Qamar (‘The Moon’s House’) is a vibrant guesthouse by Souk El-Tayeb located in the charming mountain town of Deir El-Qamar.
Price: From 150,000LBP/night
#2 My Stone Cellar
Located in Douma, My Stone Cellar is based in the restored cellars of a 19th century home with beautiful Mediterranean architecture. It offers amenities like free Wi-Fi, laundry, and air conditioning.
Price: From LBP 175,000/night
#3 SaQi Guest House
SaQi Guest House is a recently renovated 200-year old monastery located in the heart of Mount Lebanon in Saqi Rechmaiya (roughly 20 minutes from Jbeil). If you love to be surrounded by nature, without driving too far, this one’s for you.
#4 Dar Qadisha
Perched on a mountain overlooking the Qadisha Valley, the Holy Valley, and surrounded by nature, Dar Qadisha is an ideal place to leave your worries behind.
#5 Mresty Guesthouse
Located in Chouf, 60 km from Beirut, Mresty Guest House has a lot to offer, from peace, calm, and serenity, to the views and even the authentic Lebanese food.
Price: From $70/night
#6 Damask Rose
Located in Zouk Mosbeh, Keserwan, this guesthouse will give you a taste of Lebanon’s traditional side. It is also located within easy access to many touristic attractions such as the Teleferique, Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa, Jeita Grotto, Casino Du Liban, and more.
The guesthouse is also walking distance to El-Mina’s cozy pubs and plenty of seafood restaurants.
Price: From $75/night
#8 Old Town Guesthouses
Located in charming Batroun, near the Phoenician Wall, Old Town guesthouses offers an array of amenities such as a bar, allergy-free rooms, free WiFi, and a casino.
The guesthouse is a 2-minute walk to the beach, one of the many places to go to in Batroun. In addition, Old Town is close to many cafes, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs, that make up Batroun’s vibrant nightlife.
Price: From $130/night
#9 Beit Mirna
Located up north in Ehden, Beit Mirna is a great place for a peaceful getaway in nature. It is located 6 km from Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve and features mountain views to die for.
Price: From $120/night
#10 La Maison des Sources
This dreamy accommodation is hidden in the mountain village of Ain Zhalta in Chouf. The traditional Lebanese home is transformed into a charming spot with serene vibes for the perfect mindful getaway.
Price: From $130/night
#11 El-Achkar Guesthouse
El-Achkar Guesthouse is dubbed one of the oldest guesthouses in the Shouf Reserve. It is a traditional stone house located in El-Khreibeh. It boasts a beautiful garden, peaceful atmosphere, and authenticity.
Price: From $40/person
#12 The STAY
If you’re more of a city lover, the STAY offers furnished apartments for guests looking for, well, a place to stay while in Lebanon.
It is located in Dbayeh and offers great views of the sea and the city. The STAY has its own restaurant, offers breakfast, has a gym, free WiFi, and more.
Price: From $80/night
#13 Beit Faris Wa Lucia
Located in the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos, this 3-level traditional guesthouse is a perfect serene retreat within the old souks and has a lush green garden with sea and mountain views.
Price: From $140/night, including breakfast and free wireless internet.
#14 Beit Jeddé
Located in Mtein, Beit Jeddé (‘My Grandfather’s House’) is more than just a guesthouse. It also serves as a community center, bringing people together in a traditional house with fresh vibes.
Price: From 200,000 LBP/night
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