The best hotels in Tehran, chosen by our expert, including luxury hotels, boutique hotels, and Tehran hotel deals. Read the reviews and book.
This luxury 5 Star hotel in Tehran has Persian touches in the lobby. Espinas might not match Las Vegas's theme parks with weekly theater shows, but the Espinas Hotel impresses travelers with fine tastes. Starting from $230 US per night, it's currently ranked #1 on Trip Advisor and has won several other awards.
Slightly more affordable, the Parsian Azadi Hotel is the classic 5 Star towering hotel in Tehran's north. It was previously the Hyatt Crown Hotel before the revolution, and has since undergone renovations to give it pleasant charm. Starting from $190 US per night, Parsian Azadi Hotel is very popular with tour groups and business travelers.
With beautifully decorated rooms, Niloo Hotel in Tehran is run professionally and oozes with character. The interior decor might not appeal to everybody, but the standards are very high with large rooms, clean and tidy finishes, a fine breakfast buffet, and they also prepare great coffee! From $200 US / night, it's not cheap but it's sure to brighten up your tip to Iran.
If you prefer skipping the same old, the Tooba Hotel is famous for it's large breakfast buffet selections and rooftop dining. The rooms have rather standard arrangements, but the hotel boasts a long list of special facilities, not to mention apartments with quite spacious areas. This hotel in Tehran offers rooms starting from $230 per night, while road access might turn some people away, Tooba Hotel Apartments gives a personalized welcoming you are sure to appreciate.
The Raamtin rarely disappoints with it's large, quiet and clean rooms. It's a rather cosy hotel in Tehran with professional staff, and the BRT (bus network) frequently runs along Valiasr Street to most places of interest for pennies. From $160 US per night the Raamtin is suitable for travelers on business trips or families who appreciate a touch of classic charm.
Melal Hotel Apartments are popular for a reason, the staff are very supportive while it's also business and family friendly. Melal is a highly recommended hotel in Tehran by Lonely Planet, and the owners of Melal Hotel have since built more apartments to cater for the high demand. Starting from $170 US, the apartment style hotel can make you feel right at home, which is a nice feeling in busy Tehran city.
Another feather in the cap of the Melal Hotels Group, the Sepehr Hotel is quite fancy with huge apartments for a relatively secluded hotel in Tehran. It's tucked away from busy streets, so while many taxi drivers may struggle to find it, it's walking distance to the popular Tajrish metro station and Darband in Tehran's far north. From $150 US per night, Sepehr is good value for travelers who appreciate the home comforts in a quiet space.
While perhaps not as modern as the nearby Parsian Evin and Azadi Hotels, the Esteghlal is one of the biggest hotels in Tehran with over 550 rooms across two towers. It's the most popular hotel in Tehran for conference events and business travel, positioned right next to the International Exhibition Centre. For a 5 Star rating and $140 US rooms - the sound proof windows and old fashioned charm has continued to attract big tourist numbers for years.
The Melal Hotel Group have expanded to build the efficient and popular Abtin Hotel Apartments. From $120 US per night (and likely to climb), Abtin has spacious and well equipped apartments attracting both regular travelers and first timers. While this hotel in Tehran may not be walking distance to major tourist attractions, it's centrally located near the trendy Vali-Asr and Vanak Square for shopping and business needs.
Just around the corner from Parsian Azadi Hotel, the Evin Hotel is quite new and attracts a large volume of diplomatic and business travelers. It's right next to the International Exhibition Center in the north of Tehran. And while it's often difficult finding hotels in Tehran with vacant rooms, Parsian Evin Hotel has 135 rooms so it often has extra capacity when other hotels book out. Starting from only $120 US per night, it's one of the most professionally run and efficient hotels in the city for conferences.
These are just some of the most famous places to visit in Tehran. But the real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes coming to Iran.
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