Published On: Thu, Jun 9th, 2016

Conrad Hotels Officially Opens First Property In Saudi Arabia

Conrad Hotels and Resorts has officially opened its first hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – the 438-room Conrad Makkah.

Set in the heart of the Holy City and overlooking the Sacred Mosque, Al Masjid al Haram, and the Holy Kaabah, the hotel is designed for conrad makkahtoday’s smart luxury traveller, combining intuitive service with sophisticated, locally inspired surroundings.

John T.A. Vanderslice, global head,  Conrad Hotels and Resorts, said: “Conrad creates inspired experiences for our guests in some of the world’s most sought-after destinations. We are delighted to open our first luxury hotel in the Holy City and begin welcoming pilgrims and guests.”

Rudi Jagersbacher, Area president, Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide, said: “The arrival of Conrad Hotels and Resorts to Makkah marks the addition of our second brand into the city and our 11th hotel into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With another 28 Hilton Worldwide properties in development, we are extremely proud to offer incredible variety and choice for travellers to the region.”

Conrad Makkah connects guests to a world of style in 438 elegant rooms, including 62 suites in two towers. For an exquisite stay, the luxurious suites – ranging from 56 square meters to 247 square meters for the Royal Suite – have a separate living area, a comfortable dining space with a kitchen, access to a private butler service, and direct views of Al Haram and the Holy Kaabah.

The hotel also features interior décor inspired by both modern and traditional Islamic design and complemented by contemporary art works.

Conrad Makkah offers an on-site Masjid for up to 1,000 guests with audio connection to Al-Haram. The hotel also has 12 elevators that go directly to Al Haram, providing quick direct access during peak prayer times.

Guests booking a stay at the hotel can also utilize the popular Conrad Concierge mobile app, which gives global luxury travelers the ability to customize details of their hotel stay before, during, and after each visit via a smartphone or tablet. Whether it’s pre-selecting bath amenities or checking-in while in-transit from the airport, guests can access a variety of features by using the app.

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