Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts celebrates the opening of its second hotel in Saudi Arabia with the 1,624-room Swissôtel Al Maqam Makkah. Set in the heart of the Holy City and overlooking the Masjid Al Haram in the prestigious Abraj Al Bait complex, the hotel is designed for today's smart traveller, combining intuitive service with sophisticated, locally inspired surroundings. The hotel is also the only property in Makkah to have two entrances within the complex; from Umm Al Qura Tunnel and Ibrahim Al Khalil Street.
Sami Nasser, chief operating officer, luxury brands, Middle East for AccorHotels, says, “We are delighted to open our second Swissôtel hotel in the Holy City and begin welcoming pilgrims and guests. The arrival marks the addition of the fourth hotel in Makkah with a further five branded luxury and upper upscale properties in development in neighbouring Jeddah and Riyadh. We are extremely proud to offer incredible variety and choice for travellers to the region.”
Swissôtel Al Maqam Makkah is the only property in the city to have two entrances within the complex
Swissôtel Al Maqam Makkah connects guests to a world of style and choice. In addition to the 1,624 guestrooms and suites, which range from 32 to 84 square meters in size, with the majority providing direct and unobstructed views to the Haram area and Ka’aba, Swissôtel Al Maqam Makkah offers a variety of restaurants and dining experiences. Al Khayraat, a casual all-day dining restaurant, which seats upwards of 2,500 guests in one seating, one of the largest restaurants in the world, offers a wide variety of famous cuisine from around the world including Mediterranean, Indian, Chinese and Far East Asian as well as traditional Arabic delicacies.
Masharif Tea Lounge, which serves a selection of classic oriental and worldwide culinary options, has unobstructed panoramic views of the Holy City. Light bites including sandwiches and home-made pastries from the executive food & beverage team are available daily until midnight.
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