Saifi Urban Gardens is a lively hub for the community of Gemmayze in Beirut, as well as a hand-crafted, owner-managed hostel.

Outdoor and indoor gardens are available for you to relax, interact or just have fun with friends.

25 private and dorm rooms, as well as a shared apartment are housed in two converted Beiruti buildings dating from the early 20th and 19th centuries.
Rooms are spacious and simple with modern bathrooms and daily cleaning.

Due to the lively restaurants on site as well as the traditional architecture Saifi is not the place for peace and quiet, it’s a place for meeting others, going out and experiencing the real Beirut.

Our Facilities

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Saifi Institute for Arabic Language

Classes in Urban Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic from beginners to advanced levels.

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Coop D'Etat Rooftop

Great views, good food and lots of fun on the rooftop of Saifi Urban Gardens - Beirut's only alternative rooftop. Open year-round.

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Cafe Em Nazih

Serving home cooked meals and mana2eesh for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks every day 7 days a week 8am-4am.
Live Arabic music every Friday, and Saturday night, and Quiz night every wednesday.

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