Accommodation – 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix

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From affordable apartments to five-star luxury, we’ve picked the best places to stay for the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix on March 20-22.

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Located just 30 kilometers north east of Bahrain International Circuit and close to the airport, Bahrain’s capital city of Manama is the clear accommodation choice for F1 travelers. Proper budget lodgings are in short supply in Bahrain, and hostels are practically non-existent in the Middle-East. The good news is that decent apartments can be rented cheaply during F1 week, especially when you split the cost among friends. At the other end of the scale, luxury stays in Bahrain are significantly cheaper than in places like Abu Dhabi, with the very top hotels charging around 400 per night over race weekend for five star suites with infinity pools and all the trimmings.

Where to stay in Manama?

  • Al Juffair: popular neighborhood with expats, good for nightlife, shopping, bars and cafes (recommended)
  • Al Seef: home to many of the city’s tallest skyscrapers, largest shopping malls and most expensive hotels
  • Amwaj Islands: one of the pricier corners of the city, great beaches and close to the airport
  • Diplomatic Area: the central business district of Manama, favoured by F1 teams and personnel

BUDGET

Jadeed Tower

  • Well-rated for location
  • Full kitchen and modern design
  • 100 m2 apartment to sleep three for €65 per night

Ibis Seef

  • Great location, close to shops and restaurants
  • Well-rated 4-star hotel from trusted chain
  • Double rooms from under €100 per night

Seef Avenue Suites

  • Upmarket suburban location
  • Free WiFi, outdoor pool
  • Huge 124 m2 one-bed apt (sleeps 2) for €110 per night

Free hotel shuttles to the Sakhir circuit

MID-RANGE

Mövenpick Bahrain

  • 5 star hotel close to the airport
  • Spa, pools and tennis courts
  • Twin room for €155 per night

Sheraton Bahrain

  • Next to the iconic World Trade Center
  • Well-appointed rooms
  • Double room from €200 per night including breakfast

Le Meridien Bahrain

  • Attached to Bahrain’s largest mall with Cineplex, shopping and waterpark
  • Superior double room from €250 per night

Stay in Bahrain with F1 Experiences

F1Experiences offers Official Ticket Packages for the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix with select grandstands or access to the Formula 1 Paddock Club, plus unique benefits unavailable elsewhere such as a Drive the Track Tour, Exclusive Pit Lane Walk and Insider Access to the F1 Paddock! You can also add 4-nights accommodation at the Le Méridien or Ritz-Carlton to your package, including daily transfers to and from the circuit.

LUXURY

Majestic Arjaan by Rotana

  • Luxury hotel complex close to the airport
  • Free WiFi, airport shuttle
  • Twin room from €300 per night

ART Rotana Amwaj Islands

  • Beautiful seaside location with private beach + swimming pools
  • Eight on-site restaurants
  • Classic twin room from €390 per night

Four Seasons Bahrain Bay

  • Incredible five-star hotel complex (pictured above)
  • 7 restaurants, 5 swimming pools
  • Superior room with king size bed from €715 per night

Where do you recommend staying in Bahrain? Leave a comment below!

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