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Basra International Hotel travel42 Hotel Review


Basra International Hotel travel42 Professional Hotel Review

The Basra International Hotel traded as the Basra Sheraton Hotel until 2003 when it was looted by criminal elements immediately after the fall of Saddam Hussein. Everything down to the copper wiring was stolen or trashed. In 2010 a Turkish construction company restored the hotel to its former five-star glory at a cost of $55.8 million. Although the Sheraton franchise is long gone, most Iraqis still refer to this hotel as the Sheraton. The Basra International faces Basra's Corniche riverfront pro... travel42 Want to read the full Basra International Hotel travel42 Review?
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