Best Places To Stay In Algeria

Best Places To Stay In Algeria

If you are looking for the best places to stay in Algeria then we have created this list just for you. You could be looking for a luxury five star hotel or perhaps a more modest hostel is more your thing, whatever your needs, there are plenty of options of where to stay in Algeria.

Luxury Hotels in Algeria

All the best luxury star hotels in Algeria are located in the capital city, Algiers.

The hotel that has the best Trip Advisor ratings and is a five star rated hotel is the Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden Hotel. Located next to the Algerian Botanical Gardens and Fine Art Museum, the Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden Hotel is a wonderful mix of the modern facilities any luxury traveller expects along with a classic elegance. Perfect for the luxury traveller, this hotel makes you feel at home as soon as you arrive and is a great barrier from the hustle and bustle of Algiers.

Other five star hotels to consider in Algeria are the El Aurassi Hotel and the Hotel El Djazair.

The El Aurassi Hotel is perfectly located adjacent to a vast bay on the Mediterranean Coast. The views from the top floors are great and it is just a short walk away from some of Algiers most famous attractions. The Great Mosque, Place of the Emir Abdelkader and Ketchaoua Mosque can be easily reached.

A bit further out from the city centre you will find our next suggestion for the best places to stay in Algeria. The Hotel El Djazair is a luxury five star hotel that is about four miles from the centre of Algiers. Nearby attractions include the wonderful Bardo Museum and the Monument des Martyrs. Another attraction for visitors to this hotel is the proximity of the University of Algiers.

Best Places To Stay In Algeria - Algiers

Best Places To Stay In Algeria – Algiers

Four Star Hotels in Algeria

If you don’t want to pay top dollar for five star places to stay, then there are a good range of four star rated hotels throughout Algeria. Looking at the ratings on travel website Trip Advisor, the best place to stay in Algeria in a four star hotel is the Lamaraz Arts Hotel.

This hotel is located right is the heart of the capital Algiers. With a pool, a restaurant and wifi, there is very little else that the discerning traveller could want from a hotel. Described as a subtle blend of modern art de vivre, Mediterranean flavours and Algerian hospitality, you certainly can do much worse than spend your short break in the Lamaraz Arts Hotel.

If you are looking a bit further afield, then there are a number of great places to stay outside of the capital. In Oran, Le Raja Hotel is a charming little place to stay if you are not looking for the comforts of a large modern chain. Close to all of the city’s most popular landmarks such as the Eglise St Louis and the Citadelle de la Casbah, this is a great hotel for any tourist visiting Oran.

For travellers to Algeria heading to Constantine, then the Protea Hotel Constantine is certainly the pick of the four star options. Part of the Marriott group, this downtown hotel has great views of the surrounding mountains. It is only a 12 minute walk from  the hotel to the Cirta museum  and the Pont Sidi bridge. Another option for the four star traveller to Constantine is the Novotel Constantine.

This hotel is just 10 minutes from Bey’s Palace, Emir Abdelkader Mosque, the Cirta Museum and the Sidi Rached and Sidi M’Sid bridges. A little further out and a 10-min drive away are the panoramic views from the Monument Aux Morts and the Roman aqueduct ruins.

Three Star Hotels in Algeria

For those who are more budget conscious but still require a comfortable nights’ accommodation, the there are a good range of three star places to stay throughout Algeria. These range from the multi-national chains to more boutique local hotels.

If you are travelling to the Aures region of Algeria then the Shelia Batna Hotel and the Hotel Chelia are two good three star options in Batna.

For travellers to Oran then the Sofi Hotel is a nice choice to stay at. In a lovely tree lined location the laid back ambience of the city is captured in this basic but good quality hotel. If your destinations happens to be Setif, in north-eastern Algeria, then the Hôtel Frantz Fanon is in a great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining, and getting around the city. As part of the ancient Berber kingdom of Numidia, Setif has a lot for the adventure traveller to explore and is often used by Algerian tour operators as an alternative stop off point to Djémila.

Heading back to the capital, Algiers, the best place to stay if you are looking for a three star hotel is the City Hotel Alger. You will find yourself absorbed in to the atmosphere of Algerian life with a magnificent view of the port and the bay of Algiers. Inside the beautifully restored Haussmann-style building, the elegant decor blends harmoniously with modern and traditional touches to create a warm and friendly atmosphere.

The hotel is close to the most of the important tourist sites such as the Bastion, the casbah, the Botanical gardens and a range of theatres and museums.

The Best Boutique places to stay in Algeria

Best Places To Stay In Algeria

Best Places To Stay In Algeria

As boutique hotels go, the Hôtel d’Orient in Annaba is certainly one of the best in Algeria. First opening its doors for business in 1876 as with many of these types hotels, for many years it was the place to be seen. As is also true with many of this type of boutique hotel, bad management and a lack of investment eventually lead to a fall in its reputation. This eventually led to the Hôtel d’Orient falling in to a state of disrepair. Thankfully, those days are now behind it and after considerable investment and renovations, the Hôtel d’Orient in Annaba has opened its doors again for discerning travellers to Algeria.

In Algiers, the ST Hotel is described by the Lonely Planet as ‘A great find on a side street in the centre of town’ and if you are looking for a no frills, Algerian hotel, then this is a great option. Dating back to 1963 and close to the Musee National du Bardo, the ST Hotel has a wonderful French style and large comfortable bedrooms. This must surely be one of the best places to stay in Algeria for any tourist visiting Algiers.

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