Where to stay in Syrian Arab Republic
While accommodation can generally be arranged on arrival from November to March, reservations are highly recommended throughout the year. Particularly during exhibitions, upmarket hotels in Aleppo and Damascus are often fully booked. Tariffs are the same throughout the year. All rates are subject to a 15% service charge. Hotels range from fairly low grade to luxurious 5-star accommodation. The best-quality hotels are found in Damascus, though Aleppo, Hama, Homs, Latakia and Palmyra also have luxury hotels. For further information, contact the Ministry of Tourism.
Bed and breakfast
Available in Aleppo, Bosra, Damascus, Dar'a, Idlib and Zabadani. Cités Universitaires offer summer accommodation.
There are official campsites in Aleppo, Latakia, Palmyra and Tartus. There are also campsites at many of the summer coastal resorts.
There are self-catering apartments available for hire in most of the main towns.