Marriott International unveils eight new hotels in Saudi Arabia's Madinah

Marriott International unveils eight new hotels in Saudi Arabia's Madinah



The properties will add 4,400 rooms to the historical site. 

Madinah is one of the most popular destinations in Saudi Arabia, as the location welcomes more than one million visitors each year. Soon, visitors will have more hotels to choose from, as Marriott International has unveiled eight new hotels. 

Marriott International and Rua Al Madinah Holding Company announced the agreement to open the new properties, which include Aloft Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, Four Points by Sheraton, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton and Westin Hotels & Resorts.

In total, the Rua Al Madinah Project will cover a massive 1.5 million square metres and include 4,400 new rooms. The hotels are well-located for visitors, since they are near the main mosque, Al Masjid An Nabawi. The development will also create open spaces and transportation links, from bus stops to underground parking.

Marriott Madinah
The eight new hotels in Madinah 

Aloft Rua Al Madinah and Courtyard by Marriott Rua Al Madinah offer a combined 1,810 rooms and suites, 1,100 square metres of meeting space facilities, plus multiple dining and recreation offerings.

Four Points by Sheraton Rua Al Madinah includes 777 modern rooms and apartments, two all-day dining concepts, meeting facilities and a fitness centre. Le Méridien Rua Al Madinah includes 533 modern guest rooms and suites, three dining concepts, and recreation as well as meeting facilities.

JW Marriott Rua Al Madinah includes 252 guestrooms and suites, multiple dining concepts, meeting rooms and a fitness centre. Whilst Madinah Marriott Hotel Rua Al Madinah comprises 450 spacious guest rooms and suites, plus a restaurant, recreation and meeting facilities. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Rua Al Madinah includes 151 rooms and suites, plus the signature Ritz-Carlton suite. Plus, it will include multiple dining concepts, a 500 square metre ballroom, Ritz Kids space and an expansive fitness centre. Finally, Westin Rua Al Madinah will feature 361 rooms and suites, three dining outlets, meeting facilities, a fitness centre and kids' club.

Satya Anand, President, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International, explained: "There is a strong demand for high-quality hotel accommodation in Madinah and we are delighted to work with Rua Al Madinah Holding Company to support the enhancement and diversification of the city's hospitality landscape."

Marriott International currently has 36 properties and more than 10,000 rooms in the kingdom. Plus, it recently announced three new luxury hotels in Sindalah in The Red Sea.  

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