Iran is a predominantly Muslim country but there are many religious minorities who live in different cities. Yazd is one such multicultural city with a significant population of ethnic and religious minorities including Zoroastrians whose traditions and way of life have exerted a major influence on many levels of life in the society. Architecture is a sphere where these cultural impacts have been most conspicuous. Yazd’s accommodation sector boasts dazzling instances of such unique architecture. To show you one of the finest of these lodges, here we present Seneek Traditional Hotel in Yazd.
Considered as one of the most distinctive of Yazd’s historic hotels, Seneek Hotel is a 200-year-old mansion previously owned by a Zoroastrian family who were inspired by the teachings and sacred figures of Zoroastrianism in the construction of their house. Seneek has three floors surrounding a beautiful courtyard with a fountain pool and a small garden. There are 13 rooms in the hotel each distinguished by a peculiar name, design and decoration. The management of Seneek wasn’t only after authenticity though. They have also equipped their hotel with modern amenities and offer top-notch service to their guests. All rooms are fully-furnished and include adjustable air-conditioning, LED TV and WI-FI. Seneek is also one of the few historic hotels in Yazd that provide its guests with free parking space. Another advantage of lodging in Seneek is its marvelous international vibe. Travelers from all over the world gather in the hotel’s peaceful courtyard to hangout and exchange experiences. Seneek Hotel doesn’t have a restaurant but it offers a free breakfast. As for location, Seneek Hotel lies in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Yazd near the major tourist hubs of the city. Yazd tourist attractions around the hotel include Zoroastrian Fire Temple, one of the most sacred monuments for Zoroastrians. The famous Amir Chaxmaq Complex, Yazd Khan Bazaar and Yazd Water Museum are also a short drive away from the site of the hotel. The great features described above are enough to make Seneek Traditional Hotel an ideal accommodation whether you are traveling solo or part of Yazd tours.