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Our hostel was voted “Top Performer” by hostelworld.com. Here are some of the reviews from our customers.

Latest Reviews
Orcun O
May 2016
I stayed at Mady`s more than a couple of times in the past and it has always been a pleasure being there. The owners are really kind people, always willing to help, always great company when they are around. The place is safe, clean and located in a very lively, central part of the city. I would certainly recommend staying at Mady`s to anyone who is planning to visit Beirut.
May 2016
I strongly suggest to visit Beirut and stay at Mady's hotel. Here all is clean, confortable and secure. In one word: a four stars hotel quality offered at very reasonable prices. Even if there are no swimming pool on the roof, you can relax in the wide and flowered balcony.
Peter Spadoni
April 2016
My wife and I stayed at Mady's for five nights this past month. It is a lovely, safe and clean place in an amazing location - steps to some of the best restaurants and bars in Beirut. Mady is a wonderful host, and was easy to reach and speaks excellent English. This place is highly recommended and I look forward to staying there on my next visit to Lebanon!
Dima A
March 2016
Mady's hostel made me feel like home, although it was my first time ever to travel alone I never felt lonely during my stay. Mady's contacted me every day to make sure I am ok and even put effort to meet me if needed. I still didn't talk about the hostel it self which is beautiful, colorful and clean. You will see me again, a must return. And as Mady said: "now i have a home in Lebanon". With love, Dima
Ksenia Sormunen
March 2016
I loved my stay at Mady´s! First of all, Mady is a very hospitable and protective woman, always eager to help. She was like my Lebanese mother, always checking out if I was alright. Mady can help you to book tours inside of Lebanon. The hostel, I rather say, "the apartment" was very comfortable with all the facilities. The location could not be better: there are currency exchange locations, ATM´s, restaurants, bars, a movie theater one block away. A beautiful shopping mall isn't very far either.
Yann Mijnheer
February 2016
Being at Mady's hostel was very pleasant. I felt at home quickly because i had more the impression to be in a normal apartment instead of a hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the area is ideal to be in if you want to have a good time. I've had a great time and I'm looking forward to spend my next holiday in Lebanon at Mady's.
Maria Papaconstantinou
February 2016
Had a lovely stay at Mady's. The hostel is in a prime location (in fact, it could not be any better). There are many things to see and do around. The hostel was clean and had a home like feel to it. On top of that, both Mady and her husband are incredible. Not only are they warm and friendly but exceptionally helpful in the time of a crisis. Had one with my passport and they went above and beyond to help me. For that, I will be eternally grateful. I was treated like family. Highly recommended!
Lyle Roscoe
November 2015
Recently stayed 3 nights at Mady's...great location with restaurants, convenience stores & ATM close by. Mady and her husband Mike went out of their way to make me feel welcome the whole time. My luggage was lost on my inbound flight...and they coordinated with Middle East Airlines and arranged for me to go back to the airport to pick it up. As a solo traveler, it's always nice to have locals as friends while you're traveling...and I definitely consider Mike & Mady as my friends.
Carolyn Litzbarski
October 2015
I spent one week at madys in Beirut n i liked it a lot. Eberything is really clean and tidy. The whole hostel can host about six ppl (i guess?) so it Never gets crodwded vor noisy! Mady and her husband are nice ppl which are eager to welcome u and give u advice for Libanon. Thanks a lot for this nice week.
Ian Morrison
September 2015
I stayed at Mady's for 6 nights in September 2015. I have just arrived in Beirut to work and was looking for somewhere to stay on a temporary basis while looking for permanent accommodation. Mady's was recommended to me by a colleague and it turned out to be perfect. Mady is very helpful and the apartment is very comfortable being perfectly located for town and the night life of Gemmayze. Do not forget to visit Le Chef restaurant while you are here. It's on the left hand side heading back to tow
Kevin Chen
July 2015
I travel to Lebanon quite often mostly for work and I have been staying Mady's Hostel 4 times since 2012, I love here becuase of - Best location for leasure, fancy restaurant, cafe, pub, club, mall and grocery all in walking distance - Clean room with a big lovely balcony - Wonderful experience of being "local" Really appreciate all kind helps from Mike and Mady, you guys make this place my home in Beirut, cannot wait to see you soon. Take care!
Ahmed Zalabani
June 2015
The location is amazing! I had a great time walking around Gemmayze and nearby areas. The facilities are clean and spotless, I really enjoyed the spacious balcony and of course the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Mady's is definitely a nice place to stay and I would recommend it to anyone visiting Beirut. Thank you for your hospitality and see you next time!! - Ahmed
Ahmed Zalabani
June 2015
The location is amazing! I had a great time walking around Gemmayze and nearby areas. The facilities are clean and spotless, I really enjoyed the spacious balcony and of course the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Mady's is definitely a nice place to stay and I would recommend it to anyone visiting Beirut.
Mario Kindler
June 2015
perfectly located; large clean rooms with A/C and good WiFi; the most hospitable and congenial owner that I've ever met: reliable, knowledgeable, well organized; strong recommendation, really best place to be! i really enjoyed to be here.
October 2014
this was one of the best hostels I stayed in.. Mady and Mike were very accommodating and helpful with everything I needed for my experience. They have all of the amenities needed for hospitality...but other than that it was a very welcoming/comfortable experience.
October 2014
The stuff is great, clean appartement, well located and cheap..i will come back next year.
August 2013
The #1 reason to stay: Mady's offers best value for money. #2: It's super clean. #3: Staff is friendly, caring, and interesting
June 2013
Excellent place!
March 2012
A guesthouse that feels like home with an excellent sense of hospitality courtesy of Madeline, great facilities, and prime location in Gemmayze.
September 2012
Wow!!!!What can I say? I really really enjoyed my staying in Mady's because both Mike and Mady were extremely friendly and warm hearted. Mike told me a lot about the history and conflicts in Lebanon. My experiences in Beirut was fantastic. If you wanna stay at a kome away home, Mady's should be your first choice in Beirut. I defiitely will recommend Mady's to all my friends.
December 2012
It was a lovely stay!!!! Mady is VERY helpful, extremely lovely and caring and we felt at home in Beirut. She was available whenever we needed her and she even came back to say good bye. As soon as we arrived she stayed with us, chatting about the city, showing us the streets and talking about the best sights to see. We loved her and Beirut is SUPERB!!! The location is excellent!!! It was just a matter of going downstairs and walking about 5 or 6 mins to find ourselves in several pubs and clubs
November 2011
The stay was awesome. Mady and Mike are truly caring couple and make you feel at home. I would surely stay with them again. Highly highly recommended.
September 2011
Mady and Mike were incredibly helpful and the location is great - heaps of bars and restaurants literally outside the door. Recommended.
May 2011
Mady's attention to guests is second to none in the world I have visited. The premises, spotless, homey and comfortable, make you feel like a wanted guest. There is only one place in Beirut for me from now on: Mady's.
November 2010
Lovely apartment, like home away from home in a funky Gemmayze district. highly recommended.
March 2010
Very nice apartment turned into a very clean cosy hostel. Magnificent location in the heart of Gemmayze. The owners are incredibly nice and helpful
September 2009
Rene, Canada
VERY clean & nice hotel... Very sympathic & helpful people in charge! Ideally located in Gemmayze, close to bars, resturants, patisseries, dry cleaning, internet cafe, convenience stores, etc. Very close walk to Downton (10 mins), as well as the Armenian neighboorhood and rue Arax. Big & large balcony ideal for the evening meal ...! However, it was very quiet at the time I went there (mid september). Ideal for people looking for a bit more intimacy than in a normal hostel.
August 2009
Very nice people really look after me treated me like family i will def. go again