Ras Beirut is in Beirut. Its name means the "Tip of Beirut" and is a quite, luxurious residential neighborhood. Ras Beirut incorporates a number of international schools and universities, the most famous of which is the American University of Beirut (AUB). The area appears as a melting pot of sorts with students from all over the world residing within its quarters.
Mediterranée Hotel (4 stars), Chourani st., Charles De Gaulle Avenue, Manara, Beirut, ☎ +961 1 741824/5 (fax: +961 1 603014). $78.