About Dibai House
Who we are and what we offer
Dibai House is a historic Persian residence that has been restored entirely and transformed into a Heritage Guesthouse. Dibai House is a family-run business which gives visitors the opportunity to stay in a historic mansion at the very centre of the Old City, surrounded by a picturesque and artistic setting.
Dibai House dates to the 1670's. Modern facilities have been carefully added, so that the house can offer a comfortable and enjoyable accommodation.
Dibai House has nine rooms that can accommodate up to nineteen guests. There are two single rooms, five twin rooms and two triple rooms. Two of the twin rooms are en-suite, while the other rooms have access to five modern bathrooms.
Home-made breakfast is served every morning.
Wifi is available free of charge.
The house has various common areas:
- A kitchen, with fridge, cooker, microwave and electric kettle, were guests can prepare tea or coffe, snacks and light meals.
- The Shah Neshin. Nowadays used as a big living room, this room is a feature common to all traditional Persian residences and historically was the house's main hub, and where guests were received and entertained.
- Spacious Shabestans, or basements, where the dining room is located.
- A TV room, with a flatscreen set and home cinema system.
- The Hoz Khane, or pool house, with intricate window and mirror works, paintings, reliefs and beautifully crafted walls.
- Two sahn, or outdoor courtyards.
Where we are
Dibai House is located in the Harunie district, in the centre of the Isfahan's Old City (see map below).
Dibai House serves as a perfect base for exploring Isfahan. It is close
to the Great Bazaar (three minutes' walk), the Jame Mosque
(six minutes' walk) and the Nakhshe Jahan (Imam) Square
(ten minutes' walk).
Other attractions that lie within a walking distance are the Chehel Souton Palace, the Natural History Museum, the Decorative Arts Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Arts, the Sadr Mosque, the Hakim Mosque, the Shrine of Jafar, the Mausoleum of Harun Velayat and the Nimurvand School.
We are also very proud to be next-door neighbours of the Ali Mosque and its eleventh-century Seljuk minaret. The house's central courtyard has a panoramic view of this tower, which the city's tallest minaret.
Getting around:Bus lines stop at nearby Qayam Square easily communicate Harounie with Chahar Bagh Boulevard, the riverside and the New Quarter.
Taxis operate extensively and are inexpensive.
Safe parking space is available day and night in Masjed Ali Alley and in nearby car park.
Care for our guests
We aim for faultless administration from your first encounter with us to the end of your stay, with personal service as a hallmark. And if anything does go wrong, we will put it right or compensate appropriately. We want you to come back again and again, as many of our customers do.