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Old Nov 26th 2012, 3:42 pm
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Default Bahrain - where to stay?

If I'd clicked earlier that my visa run would coincide with the rugby 7s, I'd be off to Dubai, however it's too late to book the extra time off, so a trip across the causeway is on the cards on Thursday.

I thought I may over-night it and have a few bevvies, so am looking for recommendations for a decent (but not "hellish expensive" decent!) hotel with a nice bar and maybe other bars nearby.

Any suggestions?

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hotel diva in jaffair,
nice bar (kicks and the food is ok as well.
Not too many of the chinese talkaways in there

Harvesters in the crowne plaza
warberlers,
the bar down stairs in the regency ( cannot remember the name sorry.)

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Originally Posted by coffindodger View Post
hotel diva in jaffair,
nice bar (kicks and the food is ok as well.
Not too many of the chinese talkaways in there

Harvesters in the crowne plaza
warberlers,
the bar down stairs in the regency ( cannot remember the name sorry.)

Thats a start for you enjoy.
Thanks for that Mr Dodger . Hotel Diva looks fine, and I can have a wonder around the place in search of other throat moistening locations
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Hotel Diva is nice , plenty of other watering holes close by as well.
The Pars Hotel just at the back of it has a special chinese bar !! At the rear of hotel diva there is a nice bar as well.
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Delmon Hotel - full of fun and frolicks especially Diggers !
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Originally Posted by UKCityGent View Post
Delmon Hotel - full of fun and frolicks especially Diggers !
Naughty... that's just plain naughty sending him there!!!!!
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Naughty... that's just plain naughty sending him there!!!!!
Ah, but he missed a trick. Its actually the Delmon International Hotel, makes it sound so much better...
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So a chinese special take with or without rice, or the Peking duck.
Think thats a number 69 on the special bar menu.
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Err... thanks? I'm getting the feeling the Delmon International is one to avoid! (where is it, btw?). <cough>

So, Diva (which actually sounds worse) is still favourite...
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Marriott executive suites is also in Juffair or the old faithful Gulf Hotel is good too... Avoid the Delmon. Hooker city and nasty ones at that is located down the Souk area (bab al Bahrain) and suddenly I feel dirty just telling you that....
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Marriott executive suites is also in Juffair or the old faithful Gulf Hotel is good too... Avoid the Delmon. Hooker city and nasty ones at that is located down the Souk area (bab al Bahrain) and suddenly I feel dirty just telling you that....
Not half as dirty as I'm going to feel now you've told me where it is

Thanks for the other recommendations, I'll give them a look see
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Holiday Inn Express, cheap and clean. Best bit it's next door to the Warbler and hundreds of other Cess Pits
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Hotel Diva is good clean and no problems.

Its the hotel next to that is your problem The Pars !!
Cheap n cheerfull with the good ole USA Military shouting and falling over at silly o clock in the am .
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See how the other half live, visit the Tylos. THAT will open your eyes !
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Default Re: Bahrain - where to stay?

(TripAdvisor) The'no-name' hotels like the Tylos cater to and attract the 'alcohol and hooker' tourists from the neighbouring region and can get a little noisy on weekends.
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See how the other half live, visit the Tylos. THAT will open your eyes !
You make it sound like that's a bad thing

Still looking like the Diva for this trip, all I want is a decent bed, a few beers and a hair cut
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