Erbilia Online Magazine - Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Swiss Hotel Erbil

Formerly Swiss International Hotel in Erbil

A Luxury Western-Standard 5 Star Erbil Hotel

A Swiss Touch in Erbil

Located in Shaqlawa Street on the way to Khanzad Castle and about 32 km from the ancient Citadel in the center of Erbil, the Kurdistan region in Iraq, the Swiss International Hotel offers all the amenities of a 5-star hotel combined with the world-famous Swiss hospitality. The hotel attracts business executives and leisure travelers who visit the bustling city of Erbil for business, shopping and entertainment.

The location of the hotel is ideal for those who want a tranquil environment away from the noise of the city centre, but do not wish to compromise on quality of accommodation, amenities and services.

Erbil Swiss International Hotel is part of a large chain of 27 Swiss Hotels and Resorts that was established in 1982 by a small group of Swiss hoteliers who were driven by their passion for quality, innovation and commitment to guest satisfaction.

Since then, the company has expanded rapidly not only in Europe, but also in the Middle East, China and South Asia, as well as Africa. The company has its headquarters in Gland, Switzerland, and their ideal is offering the “Swiss Quality” in all their hotels worldwide.


All 57 guestrooms in Erbil Swiss International Hotel are fully air-conditioned and they feature an exceptional interior décor with quality fabrics, warm earthy colors, parquet floors, and stylish ornate furniture. Additionally, they are all equipped with an elegant seating area, a flat-screen TV, a tea and coffee station, a mini-bar and a work desk, while the executive suite offers a separate dining area and a walk-in dressing room.

All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with large bathtubs and walk-in showers, hairdryers, slippers, and a lot more bathroom amenities.

Activities and Relaxation

The hotel is the ideal place for a short or long stay as guests will never get bored here. For those who adore fitness and regular working out, the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym offers all kinds of equipment for a full-body workout along with touch-screen cardiovascular machines.

For ultimate wellness, the hotel offers an indoor swimming pool for relaxation and a spa center for enjoyment, comfort, calmness and rejuvenation. You can also use the sauna or ask for a massage service for total relaxation.

Guests can also entertain themselves at the bowling center or spend a couple of hours playing Swiss Billiards with a friend.

Dining at Erbil Swiss International Hotel

Guests have several options to dine in style or enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or hot Swiss chocolate and a light snack at the Suisse Café.

They can also enjoy the traditional recipes of the Italian cuisine at Alfredo Russo’s Ticino Trattoria and discover the unique flavour of Risotto alla Milanese and a wide range of delicious pasta dishes.

Hotel Services

The hotel is about 35 minutes’ drive from Erbil International Airport and guests can arrange for the hotel’s airport shuttle service at an extra charge. Also available:

  • Free Wi-Fi that covers the entire hotel
  • 24/7 Front Desk and Room Service
  • Currency Exchange
  • Car Rental
  • Business Center and Meeting Facilities
  • Rooms and Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Bridal Suite
  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Ironing Services


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