RIYADH FOUR SEASONS HOTEL
Rooms: 274 rooms, including 22 executive suites, nine superior suites, three presidential suites, two royal suites and one kingdom suite. The women-only floor, The Pearl, includes 18 premium rooms, two deluxe rooms and two executive suites.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Health club offering cardiovascular equipment, televisions, lockers, whirlpool, cold plunge pool, sauna, steam room, outdoor pool, indoor squash courts, racquetball court, outdoor tennis courts, and a male-only spa.
Dining: Rosso (Italian), Elements (Pan-Asian) and The Grill (steakhouse)
THE BUSINESS BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Rooms: 57 contemporary-style rooms, including two suites, with amenities and technologies aimed at business guests, including a control panel that operates Smart TV, air conditioning, lights and curtains.
Business & Conference Facilities: Two dedicated meeting rooms with versatile space for business functions, which can be set up in boardroom, classroom and U-shape or theatre style and are designed to provide a relaxed environment that increases team productivity during meetings. Business centre and customised catering menus available, with a dedicated team to take care of the details.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Indoor jacuzzi, fitness club, exercise equipment, sauna and steam room.
Guest Services: Non-smoking floors, car hire, limousine service, complimentary indoor parking, room service, laundry services, news stand, free high-speed wireless and wired internet.
Dining: Variety of local and international flavours available from morning to night. International all-day restaurant with breakfast buffet. Café serving tea, coffee, snacks and pastries, juices and al fresco seating. À la carte room-service menu with a wide range of offerings, from light snacks to local and international dishes.
AL MASHREQ BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Rooms: 69 rooms, including 18 junior suites and two royal suites.
Business & Conference Facilities: Four meeting rooms and the Al Hamra Ballroom, all with natural daylight and garden views, wireless projectors, free Wi-Fi internet access, leather seats, premium amenities, private offices, fully-equipped business centre with all secretarial services.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Spa and gymnasium, Moroccan hammam, massage room, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, swimming pool, relaxation lounge.
Guest Services: Airport and city limosine service, car hire, airline ticketing, valet parking and security.
Dining: Ewaan, an all-day buffet serving Moroccan specialties; Tea Lounge, serving beverages and snacks; and Mashrabiah, an outdoor terrace open on the weekends.
Rooms: 115 rooms, comprising 98 deluxe rooms and 17 suite rooms.
Business & Conference Facilities: Business centre and four meeting rooms, each with a capacity of up to 30 people, equipped with audiovisual systems and designed for both large and small events. Al Jawhra ballroom has a capacity of up to 500 people.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Indoor swimming pool and Tiara Fitness Club equipped with technical exercise equipment, a specialised trainer, massage rooms, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, Moroccan bath and spa centre operating daily between 7am and 11pm.
Guest Services: Non-smoking floors, car hire and limousine service, gift shop, complimentary indoor parking, 24-hour room service, laundry services, news stand and free high-speed wireless internet.
Dining: Lubiaj Restaurant, an open buffet serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; and Bouvardia Cafe.
AL FAISALIAH HOTEL
Rooms: 330 rooms, comprising 197 standard rooms and 133 suites.
Business & Conference Facilities: Prince Sultan Grand Hall, which can accommodate up to 4000 people; Al Omsiat Ballroom; private meeting rooms, workstations and videoconferencing equipment; all essential services. Health & Leisure Facilities: Gymnasium, isotonic weight machines, indoor swimming pool, massage services, sauna area, locker facilities, jacuzzi, steam room, plunge pool and tennis court. Al Faisaliah Spa for women, offering treatment rooms, hammam, swimming pool and fitness facilities.
Guest Services: 24-hour butler service, concierge, valet service, car hire, doctor, chauffeur service and 24-hour security.
Dining: The Globe restaurant (modern European), La Cucina (Italian), Il Terrazzo (Brazilian), Cafe Royal (pastries and snacks) and La Brasserie (Middle Eastern and international buffet).
SUITE NOVOTEL RIYADH
Olaya Main Street PO Box 2689 Riyadh 12221
T: (+966) 11 465 6555
F: (+966) 11 293 3598
Rooms: 115 rooms and suites, equipped with LCD television, wireless internet, tea and coffee, small fridge, microwave, hairdryer, personal safe, work desk, iron and ironing board. Some rooms and suites suitable for long-stay guests are equipped with a kitchenette, hotplate and microwave.
Business & Conference Facilities: Business centre, three meeting rooms and pre-function area with staff to support events. Audiovisual and communications equipment available in all meeting rooms.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Pool, gym, steam rooms, saunas, Moroccan scrub bath and massage rooms.
Guest Services: Non-smoking floors, car hire and limousine service, gift shop, free indoor parking, 24-hour room service, laundry, internet corner, newsstand, complimentary Wi-Fi, currency exchange.
Dining: La Mode Restaurant (coffee and tea, sandwiches, baked goods) and La Mode Café.
MÖVENPICK HOTEL RIYADH
Room: 436 rooms, comprising 118 classic rooms, 179 superior, 45 executive rooms, 94 suites.
Business & Conference Facilities: 12 meeting venues, including the 1200-sq-metre Riyadh Grand Ballroom, which can be subdivided into three separate spaces with a total capacity of up to 1700 persons. Business centre, photocopier, fax, print, scanner.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Aurora Spa by Joelle, health club, outdoor swimming pool, steam room, jacuzzi.
Guest Services: Concierge, valet service, chauffeur service, 24-hour security, barber, parking, gift shops, laundry, free wireless internet, dry cleaning, safety deposit boxes, ticketing assistance.
Dining: Horizon (international cuisine), Naya ( modern Lebanese cuisine), Acacia by Pierre Gagnaire (fine French dining), Anardana (Indian cuisine), Rotunda Lobby Lounge, Cabana Pool Bar and room service upon request.
NOVOTEL RIYADH AL ANOUD
Location & Rooms: 166 contemporary rooms and suites, located within walking distance of the business and shopping district and within easy access of the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre, commercial areas of Riyadh, the King Abdullah Financial District, the Diplomatic Quarters and government offices.
Business & Conference Facilities: Seven meeting rooms, including two multipurpose banquet halls that can accommodate a total of up to 550 people, flexible room layout, an array of break solutions with choice of lunch styles.
Health & Lesiure Facilities: In|Balance Health Club equipped with modern facilities, including a fitness centre, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and relaxation area.
Guest Services: Free wireless internet in all hotel rooms and public areas, complementary daily newspapers, laundry, limousine and car hire desk, parking, business centre, barber shop, gift shop and web corner. For children, offer of free accommodation and breakfast for up to two children who are under 16 years old and sharing their room with parents, as well as a play area, healthy meals, kids’ menu and cartoon channels.
3353 Almizan St Alfalah, Riyadh
T: (+966) 11 498 1821
F: (+966) 11 454 7922
Rooms: 212 furnished apartments located at seven different branches around Riyadh, comprising 169 single rooms and 43 double rooms. All apartments have LCD televisions, wireless internet, full kitchens including tea- and coffee-making facilities, refrigerators, microwaves, hairdryers, personal safes, and irons and ironing boards.
Business & Conference Facilities: Business centre available.
Guest Services: 24-hour front desk, news stand, 24-hour room service, free indoor parking.
Dining: 12-hour café available for dining.
Rooms: A total of 493 rooms and suites, comprising 49 two-bedroom royal suites, 50 one-bedroom executive suites, 30 club rooms, 36 superior rooms and 328 deluxe rooms.
Business & Conference Facilities: More than 5800 sq metres of conference rooms and meeting space, including two ballrooms that are located in a separate wing.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Indoor heated pool on the mezzanine level featuring garden views from the floor-to-ceiling windows, spa and health club.
Guest Services: Dry cleaning and laundry services, safety deposit boxes, wireless internet access, tours and ticketing assistance.
Dining: Al Orjouan (Lebanese), Azzurro (Italian), Hong (Chinese), Turquoise Lounge (international cuisine), Strike Bowling Alley (sports lounge), Chorisia Lounge (sweets, appetizers and snacks).
AL KHOBAR MÖVENPICK BEACH RESORT AL KHOBAR
Rooms: 36 three-bedroom furnished duplex villas with views of the garden, the sea or the resort pool.
Business & Conference Facilities: Three meeting and events facilities with audiovisual technology: 123-sq-metre Clubhouse Banquet Hall can accommodate up to 150 guests; the 42-sq-metre Clubhouse Meeting Room up to 40 guests; and the 30-sq-metre Azure Private Dining Room up to 20 guests.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Retreat Wellness and Spa offering massages, facial treatments, salon services, treatment rooms, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi. Fitness centre features cardiovascular equipment, weight training machines and free weights.
Guest Services: Meeting and event facilities, fitness centre, spa, car hire, airport shuttle, laundry and dry cleaning, ironing and suit-pressing services, a kids’ club and free wireless internet.
Dining: Azure Restaurant (waterfront location with outdoor terrace, à la carte menu, weekend theme night buffet and Friday family brunch, serving Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine) and La Casa Club (Italian cuisine).
MÖVENPICK HOTEL AL KHOBAR
Rooms: 143 rooms and suites, with views of the city skyline and the Gulf shore.
Business & Conference Facilities: All essential services available. Venues include the multi-purpose, 1600-sq-metre Al Maha banquet hall for conferences, meetings and weddings of up to 1200 people; the 282-sq-metre Al Massah conference room, which can accommodate 200 people; and two meeting rooms that are equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Fully equipped fitness centre, steam room, sauna and indoor swimming pool.
Guest Services: 24-hour front desk, on-site car hire, on-site medical assistance, currency exchange services, gift shop, news stand, hairdressing salon, dry cleaning and laundry services. Dining: The Blue (all-day international cuisine), Maharaja by Vineet (Indian), the View (lounge) and Le Café (snacks, light meals, tea and coffee).
JEDDAH PARK HYATT JEDDAH HOTEL
The Equestrian Club, Southern Corniche, Al Hamra PO Box 5863, Jeddah 21432
T: (+966) 12 263 9666
F: (+966) 12 263 9777
Rooms: 142 guest rooms, including 15 luxury suites. Sea view rooms are 40 sq metres, with the remaining suites ranging from 80 to 200 sq metres.
Business & Conference Facilities: Full-service business centre with high-speed internet, printing, copying and fax. Lazurde Ballroom with 2500 sq metres of meeting space for up to 700 guests can be divided into three separate spaces, with its Palm Courtyard able to accommodate up to 900 guests outdoors. Eight other meeting rooms ranging from 30 to 80 sq metres are equipped with the latest technology.
Health & Leisure Facilities: One-hectare complex with two separate facilities. Evania Ladies’ Spa has a gymnasium, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an aquamedic pool, seven treatment rooms with private terraces, a beauty salon, squash and tennis courts, private gardens, and Camp Hyatt for children. Seba Gentlemen's Sports and Wellness has a gymnasium, an indoor pool, two hydrotherapy suites, seven treatment suites, and tennis and squash courts
Guest Services: Free wireless internet, spa and meeting rooms, 24-hour concierge, currency exchange, ATM machine, 24-hour in-room dining, complimentary shoe shine, valet parking, retail shop, laundry and dry cleaning, airport limousine service.
Dining: All restaurants face the sea, including Nafoura (Mediterranean cuisine), Andalusia (Moorish cuisine, Moroccan and Spanish), Dardasha (ladies-only with Mediterranean and international cuisine, afternoon tea and à la carte dining).
Rooms: 388 rooms and suites, comprising three royal suites, 10 amiri suites, 20 sultan suites, 85 executive rooms, 82 deluxe rooms, 188 deluxe plus rooms.
Business & Conference Facilities: Hilton Hall, which can accommodate up to 3500 people; Qasr ballroom, with a capacity of up to 600 people; Amwaj View, which can host up to 200; and 11 separate meeting rooms, each of which can accommodate 5-50 people. Business Centre.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Gymnasium, swimming pools, paid access to private beach and diving centre, tennis and squash courts, basketball and volleyball courts, bowling, snooker and billiards, body treatment and massage, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.
Guest Services: Shopping arcade featuring gift shop, clothing shops, jewellery, hairdresser, florist and travel agency services. High-speed and wireless internet access, safety deposit box, shoeshine service, laundry services, dry cleaning services, ironing services, car hire, limousine service, full-service concierge, mosque, underground parking.
Dining: Al Safinda (international cuisine) open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Al Khayam (Iranian cuisine) open for lunch and dinner; Manhattan Sports Diner (American cuisine) open for lunch and dinner; Amwaj View (Friday brunch); and Café Vienna.
JEDDAH MARRIOTT HOTEL
Room: 210 rooms, comprising 108 deluxe double and 46 deluxe king rooms, 52 suites and two royal suites.
Business & Conference Facilities: 10 meeting rooms, including the 280-sq-metre Al Aroos Al Bahar ballroom, which has a capacity to accommodate up to 300 persons; auditorium with stage, audiovisual equipment, video conferencing equipment and technical staff (available upon request); business centre with photocopier, fax machine, printer, scanner, secretarial services and high-speed internet access.
Health & Leisure facilities: Health club, outdoor swimming pool, steam room, jacuzzi.
Guest Services: Car hire, carpet shop, barber, curDining: Al Basateen Family Restaurant, serving international cuisine; the Atrium Cafe; and 24-hour room service available upon request.
JUBAIL INTERCONTINENTAL AL JUBAIL
Location & Rooms: 255 luxury guest rooms, including 28 Club InterContinental rooms, one royal suite, 24 executive suites, 17 apartments and 14 detached villas. All rooms equipped with free high-speed internet, direct telephone, voicemail and satellite TV.
Business & Conference Facilities: Six banquet and meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment, Wi-Fi, LCD and overhead projector, technical equipment, secretarial and photography services upon request.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Separate health clubs for men and women, with two outdoor swimming pools, gymnasium, sauna, jacuzzi, squash court, tennis courts, aerobic classes, private beach, water sports, miniature golf, football grounds.
Guest Services: 24-hour room service, laundry and dry cleaning, valet, hair salon, gift shop, car hire, private limousine, travel agent, resort with beach and country club, separate beaches for singles and families, lounge, pastry counter, free outdoor parking.
Dining: Ranch TexMex (Mexican), Al Diwan (Lebanese and Middle Eastern), Al Tuwayah (international buffet), La Laguna Pearl (beach cafe), Al Rehab cafe ( lobby cafe) and 24-hour room service.
DUBAI JANNAH PLACE DUBAI MARINA
Jannah Place Dubai Marina Nasaq Street, Dubai Promenade, Dubai, UAE
T: (+971) 4 556 2500
F: (+971) 4 436 2020
Rooms: 133 suites: 28 two-bedroom suites with kitchens, balconies and marina views , and 107 studio suites, all with fully equipped kitchens.
Business & Conference Facilities: Not applicable
Health & Leisure Facilities: Private rooftop pool and large sundeck, sauna and steam room.
Guest Services: Karim Service (butler services), 24-hour reception and all other essential services.
Dining: Italian, American and Moroccan cuisine. Saudis pride themselves on their hospitality and it is impolite to begin business without engaging in small talk first. In formal meetings, it is common to be offered Arabic coffee. To avoid giving offence, one should use the right hand when receiving gifts, eating or drinking.
The Saudi riyal (SR or SAR) is pegged to the US dollar at SR3.75:$1. Credit cards are generally accepted across the Kingdom, and ATMs can be found even in remote places. One must have a local bank account to change currency, but many hotels exchange cash. All three of the Kingdom’s mobile operators offer prepaid SIM cards, which can be easily obtained nationwide. Domestic calls and those within the GCC are relatively inexpensive. Internet connection quality is variable, with many internet cafés and wireless hotspots. The workweek is Sunday to Thursday, but some companies are open on Saturday morning as well. Public sector hours are from 7am to 3pm, and it is wise to note the short closing periods during prayer times. Four out of five prayer calls take place during business hours.
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