Grand Hotel Kadri is a historic
Landmark in Lebanon. Situated in the center of Zahle, 54 km from the
capital Beirut, this hotel overlooks the main river and spring of the city "Al
Berdawni" which has been sung of by poets and writers from different
countries. The historical importance of the hotel goes back to 1914 when
Jamal Pacha the Turk entered Kadri Hotel and took it for his
headquarter and turned it into a hospital for his army. At the end of the
World War I, France was mandated to rule Lebanon in accordance with the
famous Sikes-Picot Treaty. General Gouro announced once again from Kadri
Hotel, on August 3, 1920 the annexation of the four juridiciary areas:
the Bequa, Baalbek, Hasbaya and Rachaya and considered them the basis of the
"Grand Lebanon" which he declared in Beirut on the first of September
1920. Later on, in 1942 the hotel was visited by the General de Gaulle
during his round on the Lebanese villages to assure its people that the
victory in the World War II was imminent. Throughout its history Grand
Hotel Kadri has also been a source of inspiration to famous men of
letters and artists such as the "Poet Laureate" Ahmed Chawki who
wrote his infallible "Neighbor" (Ya Jarat Al Wadi), Abdel Wahab, Oum
Koulthoum and Feyrouz... Devastated during the war, it was renovated to
original splendor and more by The Owner Engineer Sleiman Habib Haddad and
was inaugurated by His Excellency President Elias El Hrawi in August 14th
In the throbbing heart of Brazil St., Zahle, 54 Km from the
capital Beirut, Grand Hotel Kadri is a five stars hotel situated on
the famous Berdawni river.
A 40-minute drive from the ancient Roman ruins of Baalbeck, Anjar and many
others, the Hotel is conveniently located a minute walk from downtown Zahle
and from Bardouni restaurants a name synonymous with Lebanon's famous mezze
and the delights of outdoor dining.
consists of 105 luxury rooms and suites with a choice of the Berdawni
River or the view of Sannine Mountain.
Among these rooms, nine are executive suites with multi-functional
sitting , six are junior suites with spacious multi-functional
sitting rooms, six other are presidential suites offering exclusive
facilities with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large sitting room.
- Ensuite Bathrooms with Direct Dial Telephones
- Color TVs with satellite programming & local channels
- Individually air-conditioning
- Mini bars
- 24-hour room service
- Laundry service
- Beautiful balconies overlooking the Berdawni River or the Mont
Sanine in some rooms
- Baby-Sitting on request
- Rent-a-car Drivers on request
- Valet Service
- Multi-lingual staff
- Tour arrangements
- Ladies and Men's Beauty Salon
- Health Club
- Tennis Court
- Wireless Internet (WIFI)
Upon arrival, guests are warmly welcomed and the competent staff will
assure all needs for the utmost comfort of the guests.
The rooms overlook the spectacular Berdawni River, or the reviving
valley of Sannine providing a relaxing and homey atmosphere.
Get away from everything and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee in one of
the lounges pleasant atmosphere.
The hotel offers a range of recreational facilities including a
tennis court, a health club featuring state-of-art equipments and
an expert instructor, sauna and an outdoor semi-Olympic
Moreover, Grand Hotel Kadri has a Child care center and a
playing ground for Children of the Hotel guests with internet
services and video games.
Food & Beverages
Le B.K Restaurant: A year round restaurant that features Lebanese and
International cuisine in a classy ambiance
Nahawand: An all traditional Lebanese nights that is full of Mezzeh and
Mijana. And what is a Lebanese night without a glass of Arak, Narguileh
(Hubble-Bubble) and a little Oud. A weekly program that is full of traditional
Oba Oba: Almost an underground with class. Dance the night away till late
hours chart, top 40's and of course the new Arabic mix music.
La Terrasse: The place to be in Zahle during summer nights. An all
outdoor experience. A nightly outdoor entertainment with variety of food
The Lounge Bar: From Santana to Senatra and from Tchaikovsky to Vivaldi,
all under one roof. The power meeting place in the Bekaa Valley, where every cup
of coffee is freshly brewed for you.
Meeting & Conference
Three conference rooms seating from 30 to 1000 guests with high tech Audio-Visual installation and Aromatic coffee Breaks arranged within the conference room for your convenience.
- Afrah Ballroom - A multi-purpose Room. Banquet Room with a capacity up to 1000 guests. Conference, Recital and Auditorium facilities. Space for Intermissions.
- Al Karmeh - A multi-functional room that can operate as a Conference Room seating up to 150 guests .
- The Bridge room - Small conference center seating up to 30 guests .
Grand Hotel Kadri provides the guests with state of the art technology in addition to secretarial services, and wireless Internet (WIFI) all around the property.