The hotel is located in Kairouan- a town occupying a central position in Tunisia. As the first Muslim city in Northern Africa- Kairouan extended its cultural and scientific influence to Europe and Asia as early as the IXth century. There are numerous shopping opportunities and points of interest nearby- including the Old Medina and La Barrouta. Habib Bourguiba International Airport is roughly 70 km from the hotel.This hotel- with a luxurious inside and a sombre exterior- merges harmoniously into the Arab-Islamic architecture of the city of Kairouan. The city hotel- a recent construction with a total of 94 rooms- incorporates certain ancient parts that have been restored- such as the Turkish café and an à la carte restaurant of rare beauty. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Facilities include air conditioning- a currency exchange- TV lounge- bar- Internet access- and room and laundry services. Business travellers will appreciate the conference facilities- whilst those arriving by car can leave their vehicle in the hotel car park.All rooms are equipped with air conditioning- central heating- a satellite TV- international telephone- minibar- private safe- Internet access- and a balcony or terrace. Each features an en suite bathroom with a bath- hairdryer and a WC. Guests also enjoy the comfort of a double or king-size bed.Guests can enjoy a dip in the indoor swimming pool with children's swimming area or relax on the sun terrace with parasols. Guests can also avail of a massage.Guests can dine in the principal restaurant- Rakada- or the à la carte restaurant- Sofra. The cuisine is international with local influences and specialities. Breakfast- lunch and dinner are available from a buffet.