Ashrafieh (also written as Achrafieh) is a famous Residential area in East Beirut. Achrafieh is home to many Lebanese and foreigners residing in Beirut. Many famous schools and universities are located in Achrafieh such as Grand Lycee Franco-Libanais and University of Saint Joseph (USJ). It is home to three of Beirut renowned hospitals namely Hotel Dieu de France, St George Hospital (also known as Roum Hospital) & Rizk Hospital: LAU Medical Center. It is easy to walk around in the city from one place to another or hail a cab. Its prestigious mall ABC is a key attraction for its residents as it is home to many restaurants and shops. If you are looking to live in Achrafieh, you have the option of new apartments and old renovated apartments in old prestigious buildings. If you are lucky, you may find a traditional Lebanese house or apartment with high-ceiling feature. Eating & Dining is abundant in one of its many restaurants and pubs. Gemmayze, Mar Mkhayel & Monot are some of its many famous streets where you can easily find restaurants with good food or pubs with happy hours & drinks. It is easy to understand why Achrafieh is highly demanded for residential as well as commercial seekers.