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Ferdowsi Grand Hotel in Tehran: A TripAdvisor Perspective

Redefining Hospitality in the Heart of Tehran

Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel is one of the references among the 4-star hotels in Tehran. This classic luxury hotel benefits from a prime central location, in the historical and commercial center of Tehran, which makes it easy to visit several popular tourist attractions nearby such as Tehran Grand Bazaar, Iran National Museum, and the Golestan Palace.

Recently and regularly renovated, Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel has 230 rooms, over 6 floors and 22.000 square meters. It also offers its guests many facilities, such as business centers, restaurants, a spa and a swimming pool.

If you’re considering Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel for your stay in Tehran, here is an overview of travelers’ reviews on TripAdvisor to help you make your choice.

Ferdowsi Hotel in Tehran: What Travelers Are Saying


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On TripAdvisor, most travelers staying at Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel over these past years have praised the hotel for its services, professional staffs, and central location. The classical style of the hotel gives it a peculiar atmosphere that is appreciated by most visitors.

Prime Central Location

Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel in Tehran
Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel, Tehran

Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel is located in an historical neighborhood in the center of Tehran, near Bagh Meli, National Museum of Iran, the Golestan Palace and metro stations, which appears to be one of the hotel’s strong suits according to TripAdvisor reviewers who almost always mentioned it. Adventure20853775830 (Feb 2024) explained: “Located right in the center of many tourist attractions”, as Daydream17473232056 (Feb 2024) added: “Located in the centre of the city. Would highly recommend for a stay surrounded by bazaar and museums”. Ongun D (Feb 2024) also wrote: “Location is great! Close to touristic places. Easy access for public transportation.”

Hotel Style and Decoration

Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel Atmosphere
Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel Atmosphere

Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel has a classic decoration style which is praised by many reviewers. Karan L (Feb 2024) described it as “a combination of simplicity and luxury”. Daydream17473232056 (Feb 2024) added: “Amazing aesthetic decor. Felt back in time”, while Almas Z (Feb 2024) wrote: “Very beautiful hotel with many historical decorations all over the walls of the hotel.” Likewise, Jenny L (Feb 2024) also said that “this hotel is big and have red color decorations and looks very high quality”.

General Facilities and Services

Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel, Cafe
Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel, Cafe

One of the distinctive features of a luxury hotel is the quality of its service, and according to TripAdvisor reviewers, Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel offers satisfying ones. Erik Winkler (Oct 2025) qualifies of “top class” the kitchen, breakfast, spa, gym, swimming pool”, like Jingli C (Feb 2024) who described: “The hotel has different kinds of restaurants, from traditional Iranian restaurant with live music to western fast food as well as many facilities like gym and swimming pool etc.” Jimi L (Apr 2024) and Karel D (Apr 2024) both praised the swimming pool, sauna and gym, while 毅 渡 (Mar 2024) recalled: “the service with freshly baked naan for breakfast is great. (…) It was also a great experience to be able to enjoy shisha at the cafe attached to the hotel.”

Helpful and friendly staff

Ferdowsi Hotel Rooms
Tehran Ferdowsi Hotel, Rooms

Good facilities can only be appreciated with a well-trained staff, and that seems to be the case at Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel as many reviewers mentioned the hotel personals. Jimi L (Apr 2024) wrote: “The most important thing, the staffs here are very nice and helpful”, while Karel D (Apr 2024) described them as “friendly and capable”. Voyage50971510108 also described: “Good customer service by the hotel staff who are very helpful and are well informed.” Alexander Plato H (Feb 2024) nicely added: “It’s first of all the best spot when it comes to honest smiles and eagerness to help you with any issue!”

Reviews Summary of Ferdowsi Hotel in Tehran

On TripAdvisor, Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel gathers a total of 534 reviews, with a score of 4/5, which makes it ranks third best hotel in Tehran. The combination of great services (spa, swimming pool, restaurants) to a prime location in the city center of Tehran and professional staffs explains why most travelers were satisfied from their stay in this hotel.

Ferdowsi Grand Hotel Lobby
Ferdowsi Grand Hotel, Lobby

Critical Reviews of Ferdowsi Hotel in Tehran

Negative reviews of travelers to Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel are few, and more importantly, are dating back from several years ago. The latest negative review is from October 2019. Most of these comments complained about the dated decoration and the noise from the street, but given the absence of newer complaints on these topics, we can conclude that the latest hotel’s renovations have solved these issues.

Ferdowsi Grand Hotel, Bathrooms
Ferdowsi Grand Hotel, Bathrooms

Conclusion: SURFIRAN’s Perspective on Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel in Tehran

Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel is one of the best 4-star hotel options in Tehran and benefits from a great location, perfect to visit Tehran’s highlights over a short period of time. Offering overall great services, Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel appears to be a good choice for travelers looking for a classic and comfortable luxury stay in Tehran.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Parking
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi and Sauna
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Center
  • Restaurants

Ferdowsi Hotel’s Proximity to Major Attractions

Staying at Ferdowsi Grand Hotel in Tehran
Staying at Ferdowsi Grand Hotel in Tehran

Average distance to the mentioned attractions from Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel in by taxi:

Rooms from 78€/night

Best Affordable Hotels in Tehran


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If you are rather looking for an affordable hotel in Tehran, here are some of our best recommendations:

1. Roudaki Hotel Tehran

Roudaki Hotel, Tehran
Roudaki Hotel, Tehran

Roudaki Hotel is a good hotel located in Tehran’s city center, near Teatr-e Shar metro station. Its central location and quick access to transportation makes it a convenient choice to visit the city. Furthermore, overall reviews are satisfied with the services of this 3-star hotel that provides different type of rooms and suites.

Rooms from 43€ /night

2. Pamchal Hotel Tehran

Pamchal Hotel, Tehran
Pamchal Hotel, Tehran

Pamchal Hotel is another 3-star hotel located in Tehran’s city center, near Haft-e Tir Square and metro station. The hotel also has a restaurant and a coffee shop and provide clean, well-equipped modern rooms.

Rooms from 34.5€ /night

3. Azadi Hotel Tehran

Azadi Hotel, Tehran
Azadi Hotel, Tehran

This 2-star hotel is a good option for budget travelers visiting Tehran. It is located at a short distance from the National Museum of Iran and the Golestan Palace and its rooms are comfortable and clean. Furthermore, friendly and helpful staff are available to answer your needs during your stay in the capital.

Rooms from 33.5€ /night

4. Vernus Hotel Tehran

Vernus Hotel, Tehran
Vernus Hotel, Tehran

Located on Boulevard Keshavarz, near Vali Asr Square, Vernus Hotel is a recently built 3-star hotel that provides the necessary commodities at a reasonable price. Its central location makes it convenient to visit the city by taxi, metro or BRT.

Rooms from 37.5€ /night

5. Roma Hotel Tehran

Roma Hotel, Tehran
Roma Hotel, Tehran

Located a bit outside of the crowded areas of Tehran, between the central neighborhoods and the northern part of the city, Roma Hotel is a small 2-star hotel with only 14 rooms that will suit travelers looking for a more intimate experience. The hotel also has all facilities of modern hotels, such as restaurant, meeting rooms, etc.

Rooms from 38€ /night

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SURFIRAN Editorial Team

SURFIRAN is an Iranian tour operator and travel agency offering tour packages to those interested in Iran. It provides the tourists with services needed to travel to Iran, offers tours across the country, and assists the tourists in obtaining Iranian visas.

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