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Where to sleep in Tunis, the guide to the best hotels

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Tunis is a city that offers a lot in terms of accommodation and lodging options to those who decide to spend a few days there. From ultra-luxury hotels to small family-run guesthouses, from Spartan hostels to designer guesthouses, sleeping in the capital of Tunisia is easy, affordable, and satisfying. Here’s the list of some of the best places to stay in Tunis, hoping it can inspire your next vacation!

Luxury Hotels

Let’s start the list of recommended accommodations in Tunis with 3 top-notch hotels, which guarantee comfort and relaxation, an international atmosphere, and privileged locations.

Dar El Jeld Hotel and Spa

This luxury hotel is located inside the Medina of Tunis, making it the perfect solution to stay in the main tourist area while enjoying a range of exclusive services. Among the highlights of the property is the Spa, featuring a Turkish bath, whirlpool, and a dedicated massage area.

Palais Bayram

Palais Bayram is another luxury hotel located in the heart of the Medina, inside an ancient palace that allows you to experience the history of Tunisia firsthand. The rooms are sumptuous, adorned with stucco and tiles, very well furnished, while a central patio is the distinctive element of the property.

Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis

The last of the luxury hotels in Tunis that deserves to be on our list is the Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis, the only one we’ve chosen as part of a large international chain. The hotel is located in the Les Berges du Lac neighborhood and also offers airport shuttle service. Elegant and modern, the rooms boast all the comforts, while worth mentioning is the magnificent indoor pool, overlooking the garden through a huge glass window.

Mid-Range Prices

This category includes most of the hotels and accommodations in Tunis. They are establishments with excellent value for money, offering numerous services while allowing savings compared to luxury hotels. In the top 10 list of the best places to stay in Tunis, we’ve selected 3, here they are:

Tunisia Palace

This hotel is located along Avenue De France, one of the city’s main streets, housed in a nineteenth-century palace reminiscent of European architecture. Inside, the lobby with columns and skylight catches the eye at first sight, while the rooms are comfortable and equipped with numerous amenities, such as Wi-Fi, satellite TV, safe, and air conditioning. Inside the hotel, guests can dine at the Le Dôme restaurant and have a drink at the Le 1900 and Le Bellevue bars. The property also has a wellness-fitness center offering massages, with a whirlpool, sauna, hairdresser, and beauty salon.

Hotel Carlton

Hotel Carlton stands out for the design of its rooms, modern and trendy, making it feel more like Berlin or New York, except that it’s only 500 meters from the Medina of Tunis. Everything inside the hotel is minimalist, but the services offered are all of excellent quality, among which it should be noted that the entire property is accessible to people with disabilities.

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Along the famous Habib Bourguiba, one of the city’s main arteries, stands the El Mouradi Hotel Africa Tunis, inside one of the tallest skyscrapers in Tunis, a modern glass and steel construction. The entrance is imposing and will make you feel like a Hollywood star, while inside, the large lobby is ideal for resting after a day spent in the chaos of the Medina. For a candlelight dinner, a visit to Kilimandjaro, the hotel’s restaurant, is a must, offering local and international cuisine.

Budget Hotels

As happens in many parts of the world, even in Tunis, an affordable property is not necessarily lacking in services, charm, or customer care. For this reason, to conclude the list of the best places to stay in Tunis, we have selected three budget accommodations, where savings are guaranteed, but at the same time, the quality is very high.

Hotel Le Pacha

Hotel Le Pacha is located north of the Medina, in an optimal position to reach both the airport and the train station. The property is newly built, and the spaces are large and airy. The rooms are tastefully and simply furnished, equipped with the most requested services, such as air conditioning and Wi-Fi. Le Pacha Hotel also has a restaurant, Le Calife, where you can enjoy typical Tunisian cuisine; here, breakfast is also served buffet style.

Hotel Lafayette

This property is located east of the Medina, and is one of the best value-for-money hotels in the city. The rooms are simple but equipped with all comforts, such as soundproofing, private bathroom, air conditioning, TV, and Wi-Fi internet connection. Those who wish can also take advantage of the hotel’s evening entertainment program, with themed, folk, or dance evenings. Worth mentioning is the splendid courtyard, which in summer serves as an outdoor bar, where you can spend a few hours of carefree relaxation.

Dar Khereddine

We conclude the list of the best places to stay in Tunis with Dar Khereddine, a bed & breakfast located outside the city, not far from the international airport. What strikes about this property is the magnificent garden with swimming pool, where guests are invited to sunbathe and relax between one city tour and another. The rooms are tastefully furnished, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. Breakfast, made of fresh and typical products, is included in the price, which is quite affordable.


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