Lebanon has a good hotel capacity, with a number of outstanding luxury establishments now operating and many more under construction. In Beirut, first class hotels and small, well-run hostelries are conveniently located in business areas, while some of the older large hotels have refurbished their premises.

New hotels have sprung up in the mountains! while traditional hotels, usually in the second and third class category, are numerous. Generally open in the summer season, these are comfortable but basic establishments perfectly adequate for short stays.

Mountain resorts also boast some grand hotels, which are, open year-round. Furnished apartments, with self-service facilities, are found throughout Greater Beirut and in other population centers.