Used to be a Sofitel. Perched on a hill top overlooking the city. A very good almost 4 star hotel. It is the best in the city and possibly in the country. It has clean and modern rooms, wireless internet throughout (bad signal in the rooms though). Swimming pool.
the palace of Imam Ahmed with a large collection of gifts and purchases from Europe
Tai'zz lies at the foot of ''Mount Sabir'' (3.200 meters above sea level). The city is about 1.500 meters above sea level. Tai'zz was the capital of the Rasulid state.