Marriott plans to bring its Luxury Collection brand to Saudi Arabia for the first time in 2020. The Assila Hotel in Jeddah joins the Luxury Collection portfolio next year.
The property offers more than 200 guestrooms, including a royal suite and nearly 100 apartments. There are multiple dining options, including a café, Argentinian restaurant and Mediterranean restaurant. Public spaces include a spa, fitness center and squash courts. Meeting and event space is also available.
The property is situated near Jeddah’s New Jeddah Downtown mixed-use development, launching in 2022 on the waterfront with residential, cultural and retail offerings. For now, the Assila Hotel provides guests with close proximity to many Jeddah landmarks and shopping.
“We are thrilled to have Marriott International manage the beautiful Assila Hotel, under the Luxury Collection brand,” said Bader Alissa, CEO, Assila Investments. “This only affirms Assila Hotel’s position as a premier luxury hotel in Jeddah.”
“We are delighted to announce plans for the first Luxury Collection property in Saudi Arabia, in collaboration with Assila Investments,” said Alex Kyriakidis, president and managing director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “This deal signing supports our plans to further diversify our footprint in the Kingdom while enhancing our overall luxury portfolio in the region.”
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