Iranian Carevanseries is the oldest historical hotel in the world, which was recently recorded by UNESCO. On September 17, 2023, during the 45th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, 54 historical caravanserais situated in 24 provinces throughout Iran (among 999 historical Carevanseries) were recorded as UNESCO World Heritage sites. They were roadside & outside INNS, like today's luxury hotels to provide safe shelter, necessary food, and water for different caravans.
|Abbasi Caravanserai/Hotel is the oldest one in the world and the most beautiful in the Middle East.
The selected Caravanserais are the most influential and valuable examples of them. They represent clearly a wide range of Persian intelligent architectural styles that are perfectly adapted to Iran's Geoghraphic climatic conditions, and local construction materials. They have spread over thousands of miles and years of Iran's history. Some of these old caravanserais have been renovated and turned into attractive historic residences with new and modern facilities.
Indeed, staying in one of these historical residences would be an unforgettable experience in the eastern palaces. If you are going to touch the old history, hear the voice of old Caravans, and enjoy a historical feel in the past and living in the Present, the ancient Iranian Caravanserais are unrepeated experiences that you will find nowhere.
If you are going to experience a great caravanserai hotel in the best tourist city of Iran, the Abbasi Hotel near Naqsh Jahan Square in Isfahan would be your best choice. This is a great example of the Iranian Safavid Era super lux Caravanserai with all Iranian architectural elements. It was built by the order of Shah Sultan Hussein Safavi(The last king of the Safavid dynasty)in 1128 SH(300 years ago), he donated it to his mother, which is why the Abbasi Hotel was called the King's Mother Caravanserai during the old days.
This is the most beautiful hotel in the Middle East, a machine-time for travel to the past, and is everybody's first choice of tourists to Isfahan. The original decorations, stunning architecture, deep history, easy access to the historical sites, close to Naghsh e Jahan Sq, rooms with Safavid decorations, vast colorful yards, different restaurants, Coffeeshops, and different Bars with traditional Iranian professional baristas are the main reasons to choose the Abbassi Caravanserai/Hotel.
Various rooms, beautiful and luxurious restaurants, and various traditional and international dishes of Abbasi Hotel would be the most pleasant part of your stay in this old caravanserai.
But if you want to have a real feeling of the historical rooms, it is necessary to reserve the Safavid suites. These suites with a Garden view of the hotel, two bedrooms, and authentic Iranian Safavid architecture will make you fall in love with this hotel. The main structure of these suites belongs to the Safavid era, which has been renovated and equipped with the best amenities. A beautiful and artistic combination of plasterwork, lighting wall decorations, and vaulted ceilings create a unique atmosphere for these suites that is hard to find elsewhere.
The reasons to select Abbassi Hotel:
- The most beautiful hotel in the Middle East and one of the best in the world.
- The Wonderful & original decorations and architecture of the caravanserai.
- The most beautiful caravanserai in Iran has been converted into a hotel.
- Easy access to the most important monuments of Isfahan.
- Eye-catching rooms with Safavid period architecture.
- Various and wonderful restaurants.
- A 300-year-old caravanserai.
A journey to the heart of the desert, One night at an antique Caravanserai called Zein o Din. Would you like to experience a stay like an old traveler in the heart of the desert?
If yes! Zein o Din Caravanserai is calling you!!
A Safavid caravanserai( 16th century) located in the heart of the desert of Yazd. Zein o Din Caravanserai is the only circled caravansary in Iran. The caravanserai has been renovated with its main materials and elements, such as bricks and clay. When you stay at this historic place, all the historical feelings of this place will be passed to you. That's why after re-designing this building has used all its original architectural elements and design to transfer the highest historical emotions to you. Desert, heat, stars in the night sky, and tired travelers, are all the reasons for creating a masterpiece of architecture by the architects of the Safavid era.
These are some reasons to stay here:
- You will visit one of 999 such INNS that were built by order of Shah Abbas.
- You visit the Silk Roadway.
- Experience an accommodation in desert Caravanserai.
- The best place to see the sunset & sunrise, and stargazing.
- The most amazing overnight that you have experienced.
-As a unique experience, should not be missed !!!
-Your absolutely unique stay in all of Iran!
Zeyn ol Din Caravanserai is one of 999 such INNS that were built by order of Shah Abbas I to provide travelers' facilities on the wat Yazd to Kerman. The caravanserai is situated on the Silk Road which was, until 1500, the main trade route between Europe and Asia. The caravanserai is a two-storied structure, square in plan, with a 16-sided courtyard and a water pool. Only two caravanserais have been built with this shape. This caravanserai has been renovated with original decorating and was given the UNESCO award for best-renovated building in 2006.
An old Caravanserai in the heart of an ancient city (Yazd) with the best location and access to visit the great historical sites is a great chance for you. A very beautiful Caravanserai/hotel with modern facilities & amenities, easy access to the main historical sites, an attractive atmosphere, original architecture & eye-catching decoration are reasons to fall in love with it.
This historical Caravanserai/hotel is an old civil Caravanserai which is renovated and changed to a new and nice hotel. The rooms are super clean and you can find anything you need for your dreamy stay there (towels, sleepers, toothbrushes...).This small hotel with 19 rooms can host 50 tourists who love to experience an unforgettable overnight in old traditional hotels. The low distance of the hotel to the main Yazd historical sites allows you to have a light hike through the old narrow alleys of Yazd and discover the history of this ancient city.
The reasons to select Moshir Carevanserai Yazd:
- A 300-year-old caravanserai.
- The most beautiful caravanserai in Yazd that is converted into a hotel.
- The nice decorations and architecture of the caravanserai.
- Eye-catching rooms with a yard view.
- Easy access to the most important monuments of Yazd.
- Low price and reasonable services.
If you have planned to visit the best Iran historical and desert cities like Naiin, Meybod & Yazd a dreamy night at Abbasi Caravanserai in Koohpayeh City, on the way from Isfahan to Naiin would be the best choice. This historical Caravanserai is one of the 999 Safavid Caravanserai on the Silk Road. It is located 60 km away from the Isfahan-Naeen road.
This caravanserai has been renovated and turned into one of the best Iran's Caravanserai/hotels. The best modern facilities alongside original architecture and eye-catching views caused to changed it into a beautiful, safe, and dreamy place for those interested in Iran's history, culture, and civilization. Preservation of historical authenticity and the use of modern and new facilities have made this place one of the most suitable traditional accommodations on the way from Isfahan to Nain.
You can select one of 25 different rooms of Shah Abbassi Caravanserai and not only experience a dreamy stay but also a traditional Persian dish in its historical restaurant will complete your tour. The low price and high quality of the hotel is the most important reason to choose it.
If you like to experience an unforgettable day and night in the desert there is no option better than the Maranjab desert Caravanserai. Your stay here is definitely one of the highlights of your Iran trip. Underground caves, salt lake, desert camp, sunrise, moonrise, and campfire, are all organized for you. If these ones can't satisfy you, we can add Kashan's historical site to it or not, the Abyane ancient village is in the vicinity of you. If you want to complete your tour with other programs, the Niasar village with dozens of historical, natural, and cultural attractions, and Chal e Nakhjir cave are waiting for you. You can discover Maranjab Desert Caravanserai and beyond on different One-day tour, 2-days tour, or 3-days tour.
Why Maranjab Caravanserai/Hotel?
- It is very close to Kashan (40 km) and Tehran(250 km) and is an ideal place for short tours or businessmen with a short time.
- Desert National Park, with an area of 6700 square km, 34 species of mammals, 155 species of birds, and 34 species of reptiles.
- 350 year-old Safavid Caravanserai.
- Historical Caravanserai with original architecture & decorations.
- High sand dunes, Salt Lake, and a rare view of the real desert.
- Different recreational programs like Camel Riding, ATV Motors, Hiking, Camping, and Astronomy programs to enjoy the desert.
- Historical rooms, equipped with the best modern amenities.
Also, you can choose one of the 150 local eco-tourism accommodations around the Maranjab desert and enjoy your trip. These accommodations will complete your trip to the desert with facilities and very reasonable prices (from 15 US$).
If you are looking for a unique overnight and have never experienced oriental accommodation, the Deh Namak Caravanserais/Hotel can make your dream come true. A historical Safavid Caravanserai on the way from Tehran to Semnan City with an ancient atmosphere is the best place to feel the deep Iran's history at this time. if you have selected this Iranian traditional Caravanserai/Hotel, you can enjoy the real Iranian architecture and decoration.
A great entrance gate, a vast yard, and 24 different rooms scattered around the Yard are ready to transport you back 300 years. While you are staying here, can hear the voice of the merchant, the noise of camel bell, and realize the old atmosphere of this Caravanserai. At the end of the day, a black sky with Millions of bright stars, a fire with woodpile, and a cup of tea is a dreamy place for chatting with family and friends.
Why Deh Namak Caravanserai
- Low distance to Tehran(140 Km).
- Low price with high-quality services.
- Easy access to the Caravanserai via Asphalt road.
- The best location to visit the amazing Salt Mines.
- Different rooms(24 Rooms) with original decorations.
- In the vicinity of Semnan Province with different historical sites.
- One of the Safavid Caravanserai with original architecture and decoration.
There are few castles in Iran that have completely preserved all their historical features. If you plan to visit one of these old castles that were used as a caravanserai during peace, you are in the right place. The second mud brick monument in Iran after the Bam Citadel. This caravanserai, which has very clear social stratification rooms, is located near the city of Golpayegan and 160 kilometers from Isfahan.
Therefore, if you plan to visit the beauties of Isfahan (known as Half the World) and have a memorable night in one of Iran's caravanserais, Arg e Googd or Googad Caravanserai/Hotel is calling you. Its spectacular architecture with original eye-catching decorations can surprise you. This grand historical monument with deep history and new & modern facilities will make ready a dreamy accommodation for you.
There is a traditional lobby, safe box, luggage storage, shoe-shining machine, and library. A traditional tea house with Iranian tea and different Beverages would be the best place for chatting with family and friends. Daily fresh and different Iranian dishes in the traditional restaurant of the Caravanserai would be the most delicious part of your accommodation.
If you have ever visited just desert Iranian caravansaries, the Laleh Caravanserai in Biston Kermanshah is calling you. It is one of the most beautiful mountain caravanserai in Iran,( In the vicinity of the most important Achaemenid stone inscriptions) that remained from the Safavid dynasty and renovated and turned into a dreamy Caravanserai/Hotel with the best services. Bistoon Caravanserai/Hotel is the Gem of Bistoon's historical and cultural complex(30 km east of Kermanshah province).
This cultural complex is located 30 Km from Kermanshah Province and has a complex of different historical monuments from the Achaemenian dynasty up to the Qajar dynasty. It has 18 cultural and historical monuments, including the Bistoon Caravanserai, which is located at the foot of a mountain and faces a green and vast plain, in front of Farhad Tarash (Achaemenian Bas-relief).
This caravanserai like most Iranian mosques has 4 Ivans, and 4 towers(The western towers are circular and the east ones are octagonal). The hotel has 20 rooms with 59 beds which are scattered around the vast yard and have their own original brickwork decorations. The good location of the hotel allows you to visit the most important of Iran's historical sites easily.
Hotel to Bistoon Bas-relief 2 Km
Hotel to Farhad Tarash Bas-relief 500 M
Hotel to Taghe Bostan 3 Km
Hotel to Statue of Hercules 500 M
If you are going to stay at the best historical Caravanserai/Hotel in the west of Iran, the Yam (Marand City) Caravanserai/Hotel is the best choice. If you like to visit Tabriz City or the most famous Christian Churches in the west of Iran (on the way from Tabriz to Marand and Julfa) this caravanserai with a rich history, interesting architecture, and eye-catching decoration can surprise you.
This Safavid Caravanserai is based on the style of the Safavid era with four porches, which have a central courtyard and are surrounded by rooms and porches that were used for the accommodation of travelers and caravans in the past. If you like skiing and are eager to experience Iranian unique ski resorts, the Yam Ski resort in the vicinity of this Caravanserai can amaze you well.
Types of rooms and their facilities
Yam Caravanserai has a total of 21 rooms which are equipped with an air conditioning system and breakfast service. Other facilities available in the rooms include free internet access, a refrigerator, tea maker, furniture, telephone, drawer, lampshade, and wardrobe. The restaurant of the hotel with the best Iranian traditional dishes would be a nice place to try Iranian delicious foods.