Bahrain’s original hotel modernises


THE Gulf Hotel Bahrain, one of the island’s original five star hotels, has undergone extensive modernisation and refurbishment recently, yet throughout the work period has retained its popularity among international and local guests.

The hotel, which recently celebrated 40 years in operation, has 357 bedrooms including the platinum floor and lounge overlooking the city of Bahrain from a position on the 14th floor. Spacious interiors built for comfort and style, perfect for the business or leisure guest alike.
Through the floor to ceiling windows guests can enjoy panoramic views of the city.
There are 14 restaurants and bars to choose from which offer a selection of diverse cuisines such as Iranian, Thai, Lebanese, Chinese, Western-Asian fusion, Japanese and continental.
Facilities include a fully equipped business centre, swimming pool and recreation facilities, and the latest technology in all rooms and public areas.
The Gulf Convention Centre offers elegant conference and banqueting facilities. There are 4780 sq m of space for international conferences, corporate meetings and exhibitions.
The exhibition hall can accommodate seventy five stalls, has floor power supply units and light rigs, built in stage, catwalk facilities and an option to divide the hall into separate conference areas by retractable partitions.
Also located within the Gulf Hotel city ‘oasis’ is the 15 storey Gulf Executive Residence offering  97 luxury apartment suites available for short or long stay guests who wish to have the experience of  a luxury hotel combined with the comfort of their own home.