American University of Beirut

Men's residences


Penrose Hall

Kerr I Hall
  • 7 floors
  • 12-16 rooms per floor
  • Triple rooms (3 beds with their own bathroom
  • Double rooms (2 beds with their own bathroom with 2 bathrooms)
  • Bed size:    90cm*200cm
  • 7 floors
  • 5-7 rooms per floor
  • Double rooms (Sharing communal bathrooms/floor)
  • Room size: 500cm*350cm
  • Bed size:    100cm*200cm
  • Desk size:   100cm*120cm (each desk contains two drawers with locks
  • Wooden closet size: 97cm*204cm with locks & upper wooden closet: 60cm*350cm



- Every resident has his bed (cover mattress), closet, & desk. Bed sheets & pillows (except Penrose) need to be brought by every resident.  

- Both residences can be accessed from Bliss Gate facing Hardees diner

-Each residence has a common entertaining lounge equipped with cable TV and furnished with seating areas and some computers.

- Common kitchens available on every floor in most of the residences including either stove/electric plate, microwave & common fridge.

- Vending machines with snacks and soft drinks are installed in the lounges of every residence 

- Internet is available 24 hours a day

- Security officers available 24 hours a day

- Every building has its own reception and also monitors 24 hours a day either by staff/RAs/student monitors

- Every building has a head resident responsible on the residents in case any emergency happens after main office hours and during weekend & holidays

- Laundry room available in every building including iron and iron table, and a portable hanger

- Room service available on daily basis depending on the schedule available offering timings which should be placed at least one day before the scheduling timing & common bathrooms are cleaned on daily basis

- Storage area available for every resident except Penrose residence.

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