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Universal Residence

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Individually furnished, laptop workspace, free WiFi
Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms | Terrace/patio
Standard Double or Twin Room | Living room
Standard Single Room | Individually furnished, laptop workspace, free WiFi
Living area

Overview of Universal Residence

Universal Residence

2.0 star property

Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
Khaled Shehab St., Rawche, Beirut

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHamra Street10 min walk
  • Popular LocationBeirut Corniche11 min walk
  • Popular LocationManara Lighthouse16 min walk
  • AirportBeirut (BEY-Rafic Hariri Intl.)18 min drive

Room options

About this area


Universal Residence is located in Manara, a neighborhood in Beirut. Planet Discovery and KidzMondo are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Hamra Street and Verdun Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Beirut Municipal Stadium or Hippodrome du parc de Beyrouth.

What's nearby

  • Pigeon Rocks - 4 min walk
  • Hamra Street - 10 min walk
  • Beirut Corniche - 11 min walk
  • Verdun Street - 13 min walk
  • Manara Lighthouse - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Beirut-Rafic Hariri Intl. Airport (BEY) - 17 min drive


  • الفلمنكي Alfalamanki - 2 min walk
  • Petit Cafe Raouche - 3 min walk
  • Starbucks - 3 min walk
  • Starbucks - 3 min walk
  • حلويات أحمد عوني الحلاب - 6 min walk

About this property

Universal Residence

Hotel located in Manara
Take advantage of a roundtrip airport shuttle, a terrace, and a garden at Universal Residence. Free in-room WiFi and dry cleaning/laundry services are available to all guests.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self parking
  • A TV in the lobby, tour/ticket assistance, and a water dispenser
  • Luggage storage, concierge services, and an elevator
Room features
All 30 individually furnished rooms include comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and separate sitting areas.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with tubs or showers
  • Wardrobes/closets, balconies, and separate sitting areas


Arabic, English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property for guests without COVID-19 vaccination
Hand sanitizer provided
On-site PCR COVID-19 testing is available for a USD 20 fee
At check-in, guests must provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 5 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking options include a carport

Things to do

  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Elevator


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Reception hall

Room amenities


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private bathroom

Food and drink

  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Kitchenette

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Individual furnishings
  • Laptop workspace
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
At check-in, guests must provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 5 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay free

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per day

Important information

Optional extras

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per day

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 may be 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Universal Residence Hotel
Universal Residence Beirut
Universal Residence Hotel Beirut

Frequently asked questions

Is Universal Residence pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Universal Residence?

As of Mar 31, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Universal Residence on Apr 1, 2023 start from $49.5, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Universal Residence?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Universal Residence?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Universal Residence?

Check-out is at noon.

Does Universal Residence provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle.

Where is Universal Residence located?

Located in Manara, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pigeon Rocks, Lebanese American University, and Hamra Street. Beirut Corniche and Verdun Street are also within 15 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Universal Residence and receive a full refund?

Yes, Universal Residence offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Universal Residence cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.


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2/10 Terrible

Ahmad, Ottawa

Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I had to walk out right away , I paid 1 night for nothing
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2023

6/10 Okay


Traveled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

2/10 Terrible


Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/10 Terrible


Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2022

2/10 Terrible


Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
very bad
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2022

4/10 Poor


Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
No where near the picture portrayed on Air conditioning didn’t work, no hot water, not even one bottle of drinking water. The first thing I did after entering the room was killing a roach. Fair is bit too much.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

2/10 Terrible


Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The buiding has not been maintained in decades. Somes parts are mouldy or crumbling down. The mattress is worn out and dirty. Cockroaches in the bathroom. Avoid this hotel, of which it has only the name
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

4/10 Poor

Verified traveler

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It was an horrible stay. No electricity much time.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

General hotel information

Reasons to Book
Nice Bathroom
Star Rating
Khaled Shehab St., Rawche, Beirut