Dar Ben Gacem is about 3 min walking distance from the Kasbah, where taxis, buses and public parking are readily available.
In the old town, the roads are narrow, and sometimes taxis prefer not to drive all the way to our door; but if you call Dar Ben Gacem a taxi can be arranged to take guests to our entrance.
We provide an optional hotel transfer service between the hotel and the Tunis airport for a small fee. Please let us know when you make the booking which carrier you are arriving on, flight number, and expected arrival time and we will make the arrangements."
Dar Ben Gacem is located at the heart of the ancient city of Tunis, the medina. There is a lot to see within walking distance such as the souk and historical sites. If you want to wander on your own, feel free to check out the “What’s Going On?” for a list of some activities nearby, or check out our blog darbengacem.wordpress.com which is updated with the latest happenings in the medina.
If you prefer a professional tour, we can arrange for a historic tour of the medina. (Please note the tour is conducted in French)
In addition, we can help you plan your trip around Tunisia, and feel free to ask the front desk for advice any time during your stay!
(Please note that the tours are conducted in French and Arabic)
Dar Ben-Gacem centrally located in the heart of Tunis, can cater for most corporate events, from small presentations to business meetings with break-out rooms in a unique environment full of Tunisian heritage. There is no better place to hold a corporate event in the centre of Tunis (Medina).
We provide the space, tables, projectors and screens, WIFI access, food and beverages whilst leaving you to focus on the business at hand. Highly professional staff are available to assist guests in any aspect of organization, event planning, and catering. They are dedicated to providing high standards and invaluable assistance.
Our team will provide complimentary planning services and will allow you to select all aspects and every detail for your event. Contact our property manager for more information or special inquiries firstname.lastname@example.org
Our unique hotel and historic location offer a beautiful backdrop for an unforgettable honeymoon. Special arrangements can be made such as candlelit dinner, small parties (up to 20), as well as a rooms prepared especially for your with flowers and delicious Tunisian pastries.
Check in starts at 1:00 pm. Check out is noon. Plus, we offer 24/7 reception service.
Yes, and what’s more is when and where you eat breakfast is up to you! There are many light filled spaces to choose from, from the comfort of your room to the roof terrace overlooking the medina.
Yes. We at Dar Ben Gacem know that it is important to stay connected while traveling and are happy to offer wifi to our guests. The password will be provided upon check in.
We are ideal for offsite meetings, old friends reunion or family gatherings; you may book the whole house with its 7 rooms and we could arrange, as per your request, our common areas, meals, meetings or reunion parties for a maximum of 15 people, as most appropriate for your occasion.
We only offer breakfast, but upon request we offer meals homemade by neighboring families. We just request that you let us know early in the morning, if you wish to have an in house meal, to allow time for food shopping and cooking.
Yes, we can arrange for airport pick up and drop off for a fee of 20 td. We can also arrange rental car services with and without a driver.
While parking in the medina itself is limited, Dar Ben Gacem is very close to the Kasbah where there is a large public parking area.
In addition to cash, we accept Visa and Mastercard. Unfortunately, American Express is not accepted. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our guests.
Yes! We can help organize tours of the medina as well as help you plan where to go next! Our 24/7 reception desk will be happy to offer any advice on getting around the medina if you rather explore on your own.
Don’t worry about washing your underwear in the sink, we offer laundry services for a small fee to all of our guests. So go ahead, pack light.
Here's just a few things of the things the medina has to offer, within meters of our door!
A former palace, brought back to its former glory thanks to renovations from the Association de Sauvegarde de la Medina, this museum is easy to access, free, and sure to have something interesting. It’s light airy rooms are the perfect setting to a variety of expositions, while reminding us of the grandeur of the upper class during Tunisia’s Bey era. Go to Upcoming Events to see the current expositions.
This organization is vital to the restoration and beauty of our medina. Its office, located in a beautifully renovated traditional house doubles as a museum. Check out their website to see what they are up to. (www.asmtunis.com)
A lively and flourishing cultural space that is sure to have something interesting to offer during your staff. Events vary from gallery exhibitions to musical performances. Check the Upcoming Events page to see what’s happening tonight!
No visit to the Tunis medina is complete without stepping into one of the first and greatest Islamic universities built. Dating back to the 700’s this ancient center of religious study boasts over a thousand years of graduates. While it is no longer a university, it is sure to impress.
Inspired by the Champs Elysee , Avenue Habib Bourguiba is the center of the Centre-ville. Lined with shops, cafes and restaurants, it begins just outside Bab BharAlhad and ends in an impressive clock tower.
The souk, or open air market, has hundreds of vendors offering everything from beautiful handmade leather goods to delectable pastries.
Located on Ave. Bouguiba and within walking distance of the Dar. See what is playing at the theater tonight! http://www.theatremunicipal-tunis.gov.tn/