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Awal Hotel

Star Rating
2 out of 5



3.4 / 5
60 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Yateem Centre
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Bab Al Bahrain
    3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Manama Souq
    3 min walk
  • Airport
    Manama (BAH-Bahrain Intl.)
    10 min drive

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  • Single Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Twin Bed
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About this area


Awal Hotel is located in Manama's Manama Center neighborhood, a walkable area with good airport proximity. Bab Al Bahrain and Barbar Temple are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Seef Mall and Bahrain Mall. Wahooo! Waterpark and Vertical Garden are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Yateem Centre - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Bab Al Bahrain - 3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Manama Souq - 3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Bahrain World Trade Center - 11 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Bahrain Financial Harbour - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Manama (BAH-Bahrain Intl.) - 10 min drive

About this property

Awal Hotel

Manama hotel in Manama Center, walk to Bab Al Bahrain
A restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a 24-hour business center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, 24-hour room service, conference space, and concierge services are onsite. All 48 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus 24-hour room service and TVs. Guests will also find refrigerators, minibars, and separate bathtubs and showers.
Awal Hotel offers 48 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.
Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones.
Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This hotel offers access to a 24-hour business center. For a surcharge, the property provides an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. This Manama hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.
Awal Hotel is a smoke-free property.



Check-in between 2 PM - 6 AM

Special check-in instructions

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out before noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property payment types

Diners Club

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between BHD 1 and BHD 2 for adults, BHD 1 and BHD 1 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: BHD 5 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Awal Hotel
  • Awal Hotel Manama
  • Awal Manama
  • Awal Hotel Bahrain/Manama
  • Awal Hotel Hotel
  • Awal Hotel Manama
  • Awal Hotel Hotel Manama

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:00 AM: BHD 1-2 for adults and BHD 1-1 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Every things are excellent I Will advice to my friend relative & all my business contact to stay and book by your expedia service.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019


Stinky - had to leave

I couldn’t stay at this hotel due to the musty old stench of cigarettes. It was unclear if they had a single room that was non-smoking. It seemed to be optional. However, even if it had been a while since a smoker, the drapes, bedding and wallpaper reeked of it. :( They attempted to give me another room that was “very clean” which meant the freshly chemically cleaned floors were now masking the musky smokey smell of the room. The man at the desk was very kind and arranged for me to stay at a sister hotel - The Sea Shell Hotel - which was much cleaner over all. However, the room was still musty but at least did not reek of smoke. No windows, so no access to fresh air. This was the most expensive private room I’ve paid for in my 6+ months of travel and was the least nice.

Pros: The gentleman at the desk was very patient and understanding.

Cons: The wall paper should be removed, walls painted, drapes removed or at least washed thoroughly. Have NON-SMOKING rooms, if not a smoke-free hotel.

Location: The hotel seemed to be near quite a bit. Unfortunate it didn’t work out.

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort

Good Quality/Price ratio

Big hotel which drivers know. In the heart of Manama. Everything was correct.

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Awal inner Souk

Awal is situated in the heart of the souk. It is an older gracious style of hotel but very solid with a faded charm. It represents excellent value for money and I would return in a heartbeat.

Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2017

4/5 Good

Great location for seeing the local Bahraini life.

The hotel is in a very crowded area very close to the Manama souk. Initially we found it very hard to find it in our rental car bcs of arriving at early am and all the one way streets. The hotel could provide info as to how to get to the front door from the airport. That said the parking arrangements are good - managed by the hotel and secure. The room facilities were basic but very comfortable and clean. Everything we asked for came quickly and with a smile. The fridge and A/C were excellent. Pvt balcony for smoking. Large room and clean well appointed bathroom. Bathroom issues were water pressure and temperature - needs fixing. But it is 2 minutes from Bab el Bahrain and the Manama souk. I would stay here again.

Pros: Very friendly genuine staff and cafe. Great location - next to the souk but 6th floor rom was very quite. Desk staffed 24hrs.

Cons: Bathroom - as mentioned above. Information about access by self driven car from airport.

Location: The souk is metres away, taxis 2 mins walk away, it is in the absolute old centre of Bahrains capital city. Access to highways for local sights v good

Stayed 3 nights in May 2017

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