Built in the Eclectik Architectural style by Şekip Nakip in 1920s, The Liwan Hotel is one of the best examples of the structures of this kind. In the structure designed with lanai stone valults and arches were used.
The first dwellers of the residence were the first President of Syria , Suphi Bereket, and his family.
The beautiful and noble work of art of Antakya has also been used as a " French Residence" and Treasurer's Department".
The restoration of the building purchased by Tevfik and Hüseyin Pehlivan brothers was started in 2005 and carried out without any change in its historical texture and was introduced as a hotel to the tourism of Antakya in October, 2008.