Halal Hotels Baku?
Nearly 99% of the population of Azerbaijan is nominally Muslim. The rest of the population adheres to other faiths or are non-religious.
Like other tourists, Muslim travelers coming from Islamic countries have particular requirements when they choose the destination for their vacation. Among these requirements, Muslims are concerned about the availability of halal compliant foods (no pork or alcohol in food) and a clean place to pray.
Many international hotels in Baku do serve halal food that is slaughtered in accordance with the teachings of Islamic Sharia and is free of any substances forbidden by Islam such as pork and alcohol.
Other Islamic countries such as Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Oman and Brunei continue to be popular with Muslim tourists. Among non-OIC countries, Singapore, Thailand, the UK, Japan and Taiwan remain the top five respectively, but show improved scores on the index.
Where to Find Halal Food in Azerbaijan
Best Day Tours in Baku for Muslim Travelers
Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan, is a low-lying city with coastline along the Caspian Sea. It’s famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower. Contemporary landmarks include the Zaha Hadid–designed Heydar Aliyev Center, and the Flame Towers, 3 pointed skyscrapers covered with LED screens
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1. Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers 5* – Halal Hotels Baku Azerbaijan
Located in the Flame Towers Complex, just a 3-minute walk from the famous Martyrs’ Alley, 5-star Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers features picturesque views of Baku City or Caspian Sea.
Modern air-conditioned rooms at Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers include contemporary décor and a flat-screen TV. A spacious work desk, fully-stocked minibar and panoramic windows are also fitted in all rooms. The marble bathrooms come with a glass wall and bidet. Guests are offered rooms with iPod dock station and a coffee machine. Certain rooms offer access to Fairmont Gold Lounge.
A rich variety of dishes is served in Fairmont’s Le Bistro Restaurant featuring International Bistro and Local cuisine.
Original and traditional cocktails can be enjoyed at Nur Lounge Bar. A selection of desserts as well as salads, sandwiches and sushi are offered at Balcon Cafe.
Set within a trio of sleek glass high-rises, this luxury hotel is 2 km from both the Old City and the Caspian Sea.
Featuring city or sea views, the upscale rooms come with Wi-Fi, flat-screens and iPod docks, plus Nespresso machines and marble bathrooms. Club-level rooms come with butler service and access to an exclusive lounge. Suites add living rooms; some feature kitchens and dining areas. Room service is available 24/7.
There’s an elegant Mediterranean restaurant, plus a chic lobby bar, a jazz bar and a cigar lounge. The rooftop pool has a hot tub and bar service. A spa features pools, a gym, a yoga studio, and a cafe. Breakfast is extra.
The jewel in the crown of Baku – Azerbaijan’s vibrant and historic capital city– Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers offers the discerning traveller the very best in contemporary hospitality. Stay with us in one of our 318 luxurious rooms and suites – many with enviable views of the Caspian Sea and across the city– and you’ll quickly see why Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers was designed to exceed five-star standards.
At our hotel you can enjoy some of the city’s most exquisite dining – from authentic local and Mediterranean cuisine.
The hotel located in the iconic Flame Towers provides magnificent views of Baku. The panoramic views from the spacious room or from your bathtub makes you enjoy the stay. Staff are friendly, check in smooth. The room interiors, lighting, amenities are top class.
As you entered the room, to the left there was a spacious closet, with 8 hangers, an electronic safe, an iron / ironing board, and there was also a little seating area with a mirror.
The bed was large and very comfortable (the extra pillows I had asked for was there too!), there was a mini bar, numerous glasses, bottle opener, TV (with just under 100 channel, including many English Channels, and 2 sports channels showing all the EPL games), Kettle, and Nespresso maker.
There was a work desk and seating area, the bathroom was very large with a shower and the most amazing bath overlooking the city.
We ate in the restaurant once and the food was delicious, I also used the gym a couple of times which is very clean with all modern equipment, water and sweat-towels, there was always someone there to show you how to use the equipment (if you wanted to ask), there was also changing rooms which also had a sauna (there’s also an indoor swimming pool too), lockers and showers.
I loved the hotel and I would happily stay here again.
How much does a room costs at Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers?
Prices start 147$/night for Deluxe King Room City View. The Fairmont Gold One-Bedroom Suite City View is 479$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
This One Bedroom Suite provides 120 m² living space, featuring a large en suite and guest bathrooms.
These suites feature a separate living room and dining area, ideal for entertaining guests while admiring views of the city of Baku. These non-smoking suites provide king size bed and all the expected amenities, HD TV, Nespresso Machine and Le Labo Rose 31 toiletries.
Guests staying in this room have access to private check-in/check-out, complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea ceremony, early evening Hors D’oeuvres, local beverages and complimentary high-speed WiFi in the Fairmont Gold lounge located on the 19th floor.
Where to book online – Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers Halal Hotels Baku – you can find the best halal hotels deals in Baku during Jazz Festival which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Azerbaijan on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
2. Maajid Hotel & Restaurant 4* – Muslim Friendly Hotels Baku
Boasting a shared lounge, Maajid Hotel & Restaurant is situated in Baku and is 300 m from Shirvanshakhs’ Palace. The property is around 600 m from Muhammad Mosque and 250 m from Philharmony Park. The accommodation offers free WiFi.
All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, while some units at Maajid Hotel & Restaurant also have a balcony. All units at the accommodation include air conditioning and a wardrobe.
A buffet breakfast is available each morning at Maajid Hotel & Restaurant.
Maajid Hotel is located in the eastern part of the Republic of Azerbaijan in “Icheri Sheher” which, the traces of history on every stone. Maajid Hotel is a 3 minutes distance from the “Icheri Sheher” metro station.
By combining the combination of modern technology and ancient oriental style, it is a unique place that has been specially designed and professionally maintained by hotel personnel.
Our hotel consists of 21 rooms. There is also Terras-Restaurant, which you can see modern buildings in addition to ancient Baku streets at the same time.
The hotel newly built and very clean. The location is in old city and very good because of proximity to all old attractions. The breakfast had diversity and there was more than 10 types on the table to eat.
The most important thing was kindly and polite personnel and young hotel owner that were very helpful and tried to make our trip memorable as possible.
Amazing stay, the most accommodating staff who will do anything to make you comfortable, cute rooms, great breakfast, and perfect location.
The staff are truly beyond amazing, each and every one. Since I was fasting for Ramadan and couldn’t have breakfast, they made me daily Suhoor at 2:00 AM. They went above and beyond and we would stay again in a heartbeat.
Fabulous little hotel situated within the old town. Only a short walk from the nearest metro station, however an airport shuttle is also available (35 manat).
Staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are comfortable although a little small. Halal breakfast is also available.
How much does a room costs at Maajid Hotel & Restaurant?
Prices start 24$/night for Standard Double Room. The King Room with Balcony is 46$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
This double room features a dining area and air conditioning.
Where to book online- Maajid Hotel & Restaurant – Halal Hotels Baku – you can find the best halal hotels deals in Baku during Jazz Festival which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Azerbaijan on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Expedia.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
3. Four Seasons Hotel Baku 5* – Halal Hotels Baki
Overlooking the Caspian Sea and Baku Old Town district with the Shirvanshahs’ Palace, this 5-star hotel features a restaurant and lounge, a bar and an indoor swimming pool. Rooms come with air conditioning.
Each bright spacious room at Four Seasons Hotel Baku includes unique interior, a flat-screen TV and a view of the city or sea. Bathrooms are fitted with marble panels and a shower.
Italian dishes are served in Zafferano Restaurant. Relaxing drinks can be enjoyed in Piazza lounge or at Bentley’s Whiskey Bar.
A range of beauty treatments is provided in Four Seasons top-floor Jaleh spa centre, including a hammam, sauna and massages. Guests can also take a dip into the swimming pool or work out in the fitness centre.
Overlooking the Caspian Sea, this elegant luxury hotel in a beaux arts building is an 8-minute walk from the Old City and a metro stop.
The serene, sophisticated rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, bars and marble bathrooms. Most have balconies offering Old City or sea views. Suites include living rooms; some contain whirlpool tubs. The 2-bedroom units come with kitchenettes and butler service. The 3-bedroom quarters provide spas and gyms. Kids stay at no extra cost with an adult. Room service is available 24/7.
There’s a refined Italian restaurant, a cozy bar and a polished tea lounge, as well as a gym, an indoor pool and a spa/hammam.
Located on the promenade on the shores of the Caspian Sea in the Azeri capital, Four Seasons Hotel Baku offers the city’s finest accommodations in 171 rooms and suites, four restaurants and bars including the high-style Kaspia and Kaspia Bar, the exclusive enclave of the Jaleh Spa and Pool, lavish meeting spaces, and the signature service of Four Seasons hotels and resorts worldwide.
The Beaux Arts-style Four Seasons Hotel Baku is the first in Azerbaijan, and the 89th property in the company’s worldwide portfolio of hotels and resorts.
The hotel is located in prime location just in the center between old and new Baku . Close to all international brand shops.
By walking you can reach Nizam street and crossing the road to Boulevard.
Service is good in all levels. The room is specious . The hotel has limited rooms in which you will not see crowd in the elevators or in lobby.
The team who are working are great and very humble.
Also, as Muslim country , I would think in putting solutions to bathrooms to ensure suit Muslims (hose for Tahoor).
Also, fund better comfortable pillows than what is exist now .
In addition I would feel so happy If I came to know that all foods are Halal.
Our room had a beautiful view of the old city wall and ancient buildings on one side. Moving the eye along the horizon the sight rested on the modern flame towers which were lit exquisitely at night and the new city.
An excellent location with the waters of the Caspian in front of the hotel and a short walk to the old and new city.
Perfect location close to old city and funicular areas, professional and super helpful staff, amazing apartment with excellent servicing and wonderful SPA with free access to main facilities (hamam, sauna, jacuzzi and swimming pool). The best hotel in Baku.
How much does a room costs at Four Seasons Hotel Baku?
Prices start 291$/night for Deluxe Twin Room with City View. The Promenade Suite
is 919$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
Spacious suite featuring a fireplace.
This suite includes a spa bath and a TV in the bathroom
Where to book online- Four Seasons Hotel Baku – Halal Hotels Baku – you can find the best halal hotels deals in Baku during Jazz Festival which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Azerbaijan on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Expedia.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
4. Pik Palace, Shahdag, Autograph Collection 5* – Halal Hotels Azerbaijan
Located in Shahdag, Pik Palace Hotel features a spa and wellness centre, sauna, hammam, hot tub and fitness centre. Free WiFi and free parking are provided on site.
The modern, bright rooms offers a mountain view, air conditioning, coffee machine, iPod dock and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The bathrooms provide a hairdryer, bidet, bathrobes and slippers.
Set 41 km from the M1 highway, this palatial mountainside hotel in the Greater Caucasus Range is 13 km from Park Qusar.
Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, the chic rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as iPod docks, minifridges, and tea and coffeemakers. Some provide balconies with mountain views. Suites add separate living rooms and/or kitchenettes. Room service is available 24/7.
Complimentary continental breakfast is served in a stylish restaurant. Other dining options include an elegant brasserie and a casual cafe. There’s also a spa, a gym and meeting space, plus heated indoor and outdoor pools. Parking is available.
Pik Palace Hotel is the premier luxury destination in the Shahdag Mountain Resort – located 200 kilometers north from Baku. Set amid majestic mountains Pik Palace Shahdag hotel offers 167 oversized bedrooms and suites that provide maximum comfort for individual travelers, couples and families alike. Pik Palace’s dining facilities include Chocolat Cafe, Alpina Brasserie & Wine Bar, Fujisan Asian Restaurant & Bar along with the 24-hour in-room dining, minibar service, and an exclusive Pik Lounge. The Hotel’s recreational facilities include The Club with high-tech gym, sauna, steam room, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a whirlpool.
The Spa of Pik Palace will provide a full range of beauty and body treatments including aromatherapy, massages and spa rituals.
F&B needs to be careful while serving bacon or non-halal items in the buffet or in-house dining.
Shahdag is located 3 hours drive from Baku. You need a proper car / van to drive you there (easy to find online). The road is almost boring with little scenery, so don’t get too excited in the car yet.
Shahdag has three hotels now run by the same group. We stayed in the Pik Palace which is the highest standing of the three.
Park Chalet (across the Pik Palace) is a very good option too, especially if you like the cosy / wood French Alps feel).
The rooms are clean and luxurious. Plenty of natural light. The hotel is fairly new (5 years?) and well-maintain. Service throughout the hotel is prompt and people are keen to make you feel welcome but you will have to smile first to get them to smile (refer to my “it used to be communist” comment).
Overall people are in any case friendly and welcoming throughout Azerbaijan. There is an English communication problem which means if you expect everyone, including at 5 star hotels to understand you from the get go, it wont work. But this should not spoil your stay. Remember to be patient and to smile.
What I loved about the hotel:
1) The Ski is fantastic: just outside the hotel. We were lucky to have beautiful fresh snow (there are snow cannon too just in case) and very few skiers on the slopes. The slopes are good for beginners to confirmed snowboard/ skiers.
Most interesting, the Ski shop where you can rent your skis is based in the basement of the hotel and you can get down with your sleepers (staying inside the hotel), rent your ski gear (and ski clothes if you need), get a locker (to store your gear at night) and get skiing just outside the shop.
It can’t be any easier than that. You can even buy full day ski passes at the shop. Gear was good / clean and rental cost very reasonable. Again, the ability to just go down from my bedroom in sleepers (with ski pants on!), to pick up my skis / put my ski boots on and to go ski was a real luxury. Loved it.
2) There is an indoor / outdoor pool.
The indoor pool is a pleasure to dive into after a day out in the cold. Pool is clean, there is shower / changing rooms / bar / lifeguard on site (who did not hesitate to send some Arabic kids back to their room that were noisy).
The main attraction is really the outdoor pool… How many of us get to ever swim in a pool surrounded by snow ? Water is hot (35c?) yet outside it is minus 5.
Beautiful view of the mountains while you float. It take some courage to walk outside in your swimwear (8 meters at best) as the cold air will remind you that you are in the mountains, not in Hawaii. This pool was one the highlight of our stay. Best Instagram pictures!
The food at the hotel is very good. There are 2 restaurants (local + Italian) and we also ate room service (good and affordable). There are a few more dinner options at the 2 other hotels 2 minutes walk outside the hotel. We focused our dinner picks on Azerbaijani food as we liked it very much.
The breakfast was a delight. Lots of food (salted / Sweet) to please all plates.
How much does a room costs at Pik Palace, Shahdag, Autograph Collection?
Prices start 98$/night for Deluxe King or Twin Room. The Executive King Suite is 191$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
Spacious suite featuring a fireplace.
This suite includes a spa bath and a TV in the bathroom
Where to book online- Pik Palace, Shahdag, Autograph Collection – Halal Hotels Azerbaijan – you can find the best halal hotels deals in Baku during Jazz Festival which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Azerbaijan on Booking.com or Expedia.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
5. Shahdag Hotel & Spa 5* – Muslim Friendly Hotels Azerbaijan
Shahdag & Spa Hotel is located in the picturesque and calm place in the mountains, 230 km north of Baku. It features a spa area with an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a sauna and a Turkish steam bath. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are provided.
All classic-style rooms come with air conditioning, flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box and a minibar. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are available in the bathroom.
The on-site restaurant offers various Azerbaijan and European dishes. A buffet breakfast is served every morning, and guests can have a drink at the elegant bar.
Set 40 km from the M1 highway, this ritzy mountainside hotel in the surrounds of the Greater Caucasus Range is 12 km from Park Qusar and less than a kilometer from the nearest ski lifts.
Elegant suites offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and tea and coffeemaking equipment, plus heated floors. There’s also butler service and balconies with mountain and/or plaza views.
Parking is free. There’s relaxed dining area, a sophisticated bar, and a refined restaurant with chandeliers. Other amenities include ski rentals, a terrace offering mountain views, and a spa with a hammam, a sauna & a yoga studio, as well as an indoor pool.
Hotel is amazing, rooms are spacious food is great, staff are the best but it needs some tweaks to be better.
Reception check in was fast with smile on the face and good info. about the area even though it was so busy.
Restaurant breakfast buffet was good not the best but it is above average and some people I’m just comparing to other hotels I visited.
Spa is great with good comfortable services.
The restuarant and Shisha Lounge on the 4th floor is amazing from the view to the food and shisha. really enjoyed it.
Rooms are huge with a balcony with great views and it’s great for families.
View is one of the best I have seen in my life.
All on all good hotel which I recommend except for the things I mentioned.
The hotel offers an amazing view and surroundings.The rooms are very spacious offering all the luxuries and amenities. Every room has a balcony so recommend a room with valley view. They have an amazing spa and Hammam facilities, not to be missed. There is an indoor pool too. The food options not too vast still good and satisfactory. Service is good…not great, some scope to improvise!.
Overall we had a satisfactory experience. The hotels amazing location was definitely the highlight.
The hotel is first class, new and friendly staff. The rooms are large, beds comfy, huge showers, bathtub and balcony with great views. It has a lovely pool with water jets, perfect for après ski! There is a sauna and
Turkish bath in the ladies and men’s areas, however the sauna in the ladies area was not warm perhaps as the hotel was quiet it had been turned off.
How much does a room costs at Shahdag Hotel & Spa?
Prices start 49$/night for Superior Twin Room with Plaza View. The Junior Suite with Mountain View is 75$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
This suite has a balcony, minibar and air conditioning
Where to book online- Shahdag Hotel & Spa – Halal Hotels Azerbaijan – you can find the best halal hotels deals in Baku during Jazz Festival which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Azerbaijan on Booking.com or Expedia.com or Hotels.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
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