Bristoria Hotel Erbil — Photo by Kempinski

With the best of the city in close vicinity, Bristoria Hotel Erbil has opened its doors for first guests this week.With essential needs done to perfection, the refurbished property will concentrate on modern travellers visiting Erbil seeking business or leisure in the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region in Iraq, which is known for being the economic hub of the country.

With 118 rooms and suites, Bristoria Hotel Erbil offers the perfect environment for modern travellers by providing simple excellence in all aspects, from convenient workspaces and comfortable bedding to honest and thoughtful service consistently delivered throughout the hotel. Inspired by local products and set in a casual atmosphere, international and regional cuisines are offered in three diverse restaurants. Multiple meeting rooms that cater for all business needs have been also established. Recreational facilities, including a swimming pool, a gym with a sauna and a healthy juice bar, are available to add a sense of relaxation to the overall hotel experience. Guests looking to discover the top attractions of Erbil may easily reach the Citadel, its various museums or other historical sites.

With more than one million inhabitants, the city of Erbil is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world dating back more than 8000 years. Inside its famous citadel, which offers great views over the city, guests can find beautiful traditional rugs and textiles at the Kurdish Textile Museum and a showcase of textile techniques by traditional tribes and endangered nomads of Kurdistan. Erbil is also home to many parks, such as the Sami Abdul Rahman Park, stretching over many hectares and a quiet green oasis for relaxation without leaving the city.

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