There are different types of hotels in any country and it’s based on everyone’s taste to go for any kind. Some people really care about the qualities of the hotel and want to enjoy every aspect of their travel fully regardless of money. Although some care about the prices in addition to services. After a survey, we’ve made a list of the 10 best hotels in Iran based on the tourists’ opinions. Some of them can be reasonable for you and some may cost more than your budget. Anyway, we are always ready to answer all of your questions about traveling to Iran and plan a trip based on your budget in every city. Feel free to contact us for reservation of hotels or consultation about your travel in Iran. In case you’re interested in staying in an eco-lodge, you can follow this article.
1. Espinas Palace Hotel – Tehran
Espinas is a hotel in the north of Tehran, where is so calm and with a pleasant climate. This hotel concerns all the passengers’ needs and present luxurious services. The design of this hotel is a combination of contemporary and traditional architecture. So it’s compatible with all the tastes. Maybe it’s the reason they call it a palace.
It’s one of the best hotels in Tehran which includes a magnificent lobby and well equipped standard rooms equal to a 5-star hotel. These features cause that all the guests have a comfortable and pleasant residence.
2. Novotel Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
Novotel Hotel is one of the first airport hotels in the country and a member of France Accor Hotels. It’s located on the southern side of the main terminal in Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran. The building of the hotel has 11 floors and 296 rooms with suitable facilities and professional staff. It also includes the hair salon, massage salon, swimming pools, and luxurious restaurants.
This hotel is so convenient for passengers who want to change their flight or need to short residency near the airport. The great location of the hotel, far from the city’s crowd has made a relaxing atmosphere for travelers.
3. Morshedi House – Kashan
This house has more than 250-year history. It was repaired and turned into a traditional quarter, just like the other historical houses in Kashan. It was about to be forgotten, but due to the tourism industry, meant to last as an imposing hotel. The atmosphere is so friendly and the personnel are experienced. The rooms are decorated like the old rich Iranian houses. You can find a hand-woven carpet almost anywhere in this house. All the rooms are equipped by the bathroom and western toilet. Each of the hotels’ suits consists of a kitchen. Traditional cafes present you refreshing syrup and herbal tea. You’ll have access to speedy Wi-Fi as well. The great facilities and hospitality make this house so special.
4. Saraye Ameriha Boutique Hotel – Kashan
Ameriha House belonged to Ameri family, built in Zand Dynasty. This house was renovated by a professional team to restore part of Kashan‘s old culture. It’s one of the oldest houses of Kashan, consists of three houses connected to each other. The house total area is about 9000 square meters and contains 85 rooms, 5 central houses, 2 restaurants, a cafe, and gallery. The outstanding features of this house are the decorations and having the tallest windcatcher among the other houses in Kashan.
5. Keryas Traditional Hotel – Isfahan
The hotel is located in Isfahan and its building dates back to two centuries ago, Qajar dynasty. It has an eye-catching architecture and traditional atmosphere. After one year renovation, the hotel became a comfortable, beautiful place for accommodation. Keryas Hotel has 2 floors and 17 rooms are arranged around the central yard. This quarter has a spacious, picturesque yard with gardens and a vibrant turquoise basin in the middle.
All the rooms are equipped with free internet, TVs, fridge, bathroom, Western toilet. Other facilities are parking space, cafe, safety deposit box, and fluent staff in different languages. One of the other advantages of this hotel is being in the neighborhood of Naqshe Jahan Square (the historical square in Isfahan). So you can visit most of the Isfahan attractions including Ali Qapou, Abbasi Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and the bazaars as soon as you get out of the hotel.
Keryas Hotel has an elevator, but there are only two of its rooms which has some stairs at the entrance.
6. Ghasr Monshi Hotel – Isfahan
Ghasr Monshi Hotel is not only a place for relaxation and rest, but it can be an attraction itself. It used to be one of the palaces of Fath Ali Shah (the Safavid king). When you see the authentic atmosphere of the hotel, you will stand in awe by its beauty. The colorful glasses lead the light into the rooms and the plasterwork in the rooms are eye-opening. 21 rooms of the hotel have proper facilities and special designs, suitable for 1-3 persons. The best dishes are served in the cool atmosphere of the hotel’ restaurant. The hotel’s cafe is held around the blue basin with the relaxing sound of water.
You can visit the Zoorkhaneh (traditional gym) in front of Ghasr Monshi Hotel and by just a few minutes walking you get Naqshe Jahan Square.
7. Zandiyeh Hotel – Shiraz
It’s a newly-built hotel with Iran’s traditional architecture located near Karim Khan Citadel in Shiraz. As it’s located in the heart of the city, there won’t be much distance to the important monuments and historical places. The hotel’s area is about 9000m meters square and consists of three floors, 72 room/suits, and 2 underground floors.
The swimming pool and sauna of the hotel is a reminder of Vakil bathroom and can be compared to Turkish styles. You can also exercise in the gym and enjoy walking in the beautiful yard. The hotel’s restaurants are suitable for both Iranian and European tastes. There’s also a VIP restaurant which serves you the best food in a private area.
8. Moshir al-Mamalek Garden Hotel – Yazd
This hotel is located close to one of the city’s entrances and old texture. The accessibility to all spots is available by streets nearby. The building and garden date back to the Qajar dynasty. After some renovations in the construction and spaces, it turned into a hotel. By accommodation in this hotel, passengers feel living in old Iran.
The area is 13000 meters square, equipped by modern and traditional facilities. The amazing garden with towering trees, fountains and vibrant streams have made this hotel a national attraction in Yazd. The comfy rooms have the special architecture of desert and you only hear the birds whistling inside. Iranian and European dishes are served in the restaurant.
9. Darvishi Royal Hotel, Mashhad
Darvishi Hotel is a 5-star hotel in the suburb of Imam Reza Street (the main street of Mashhad). The haram of Imam Reza is located in 1.4 km from this hotel. Darvishi Hotel is the highest atrium hotel in the country. It has 25 floors which consist of 223 rooms (standard/royal suites and penthouses), suitable for 1-4 persons. The season rooms in the second to fourth floors are painted by various colors and provide a relaxing and comfy atmosphere. The VIP rooms and duplex suites are luxurious and give you a panoramic view of the city.
You will experience lots of hospitality from staff since the beginning of your arrival. Free transfer from the airport and train station is available. The staff are fluent in English and Arabic languages and the restaurants include international dishes. The facilities include a gym, dry sauna, steam sauna, jacuzzi, Turkish bath, spa, and massage. They’ve applied the most modern technologies and experts to serve you in the best way possible.
10. Kandovan Laleh International Rocky Hotel
This 5-star hotel is located in a beautiful historical village called Kandovan, 60 km away from Tabriz. Laleh Hotel is the first boutique hotel of Kandovan and the third rocky hotel in the world. It’s placed on the foothills of a mountain range, where many travelers like to explore its rich nature. Just remember there’s no lift or elevator. There are 40 rocky suits which have amazing landscapes. Although they’re equipped with the best facilities, you will experience living in a cave with a relaxing atmosphere. The hotel is plumbed and connects to the curative mineral water. The other facilities are the cafe, traditional and modern restaurants, lobby, laundry, conference hall, safety deposit (reception), internet, and taxi service.
These are the best hotels from the points of Iran explorers’ view and we highly respect their expectations in TAP Persia. You can check our Hotels Page to know more hotels in Iran. If you have any experience staying in Iran hotels, please let us know in the comments.