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Top tips for finding Erbil hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Erbil, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Erbil in May and August.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Erbil if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Erbil for 1 day.
Erbil’s Citadel is one of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in the world at 6,500 years old, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Erbil View Hotel and Erbil International Hotel are both about a 20-minute walk there (or a 10-minute cab ride), with the latter being a much more high-end and expensive option.
Slightly farther from the Citadel but still within walking distance is Dedeman Erbil, on Meter Street, which is conveniently located near a private hospital and an HSBC Bank, making it a good option for foreigners who may need any of these important services. There is also a grocery store and a shopping mall less than half a mile away.
If you’re looking for a good five-star experience in a great area, try one of the high-end hotels in Erbil that sits just across from the beautiful and huge Sami Abdul Rahman Park – Divan Erbil Hotel or Erbil Rotana Hotel – and make sure to ask for a room with views to the park.
Cristal Erbil Hotel is a great business hotel located on the southeast side of the city center. It features two meeting rooms and a laundry/dry cleaning service, as well as an indoor pool, a spa, and a fitness center to relax after a day of work. The hotel is about 15 minutes from the airport and offers free parking.
The entire area south of the Citadel is filled with bazaars sprawling across many streets, including the recently remodeled Qaisary Bazaar. If you stay at Erbil International Hotel, you can walk north towards the Citadel and stroll through the bustling bazaar streets on the way there, which are an essential part of the city.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Erbil
Erbil View Hotel is one of the cheapest options in the city, offering four-star quality services for more affordable prices. It features a fitness center and a restaurant that overlooks Erbil, where you can try the local delicacies. It is also just a short walk away from the very impressive Kuwaiti Mosque.
If you want to stay in a more upscale area, some of the fanciest hotels in Erbil can be found in the Bakhtiari and Gulan neighborhoods (northeast towards the airport and near Sami Abdul Rahman Park. If you staying close to the Citadel, you’ll be guaranteed to see more fellow tourists.
English Village, Dream City, and other areas surrounding the Sami Abdul Rahman Park are great for food as you can head to some of the Middle Eastern restaurants, such as the popular Dawa 2. The Christian neighborhood, Ankawa, is home to most bars and liquor stores as that’s where alcohol is allowed, and hence more expats. Stay at Ankawa Royal Hotel & Spa for maximum proximity to this interesting area.
The luxurious Ankawa Royal Hotel & Spa is a short drive to the airport, making it the perfect place to get a good night’s sleep after a long flight or before an early morning journey.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Erbil. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Erbil districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Erbil city centre
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
There are many hotels in Erbil that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Jouhayna Hotel, Merit Gratus and Erbil View Hotel.
Where to stay in Erbil?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Erbil by showing you the exact location of each hotel.