Tue, Dec 20, 2016

Hotels & Resorts
Luxury Langham on way for Jeddah

A new luxury Langham property featuring 238 rooms and 39 suites is to open it the Saudi city of Jeddah in 2018.

Langham Hospitality Group will manage The Langham, Jeddah on behalf of the Advanced Hotels Company. Located within the downtown core directly across a new shopping complex and with a 360-degree view of the city and corniche.

The agreement between Langham and Advanced Hospitality Company was signed in the presence of H.E. Mohammed Al Amri, General Manager, Jeddah, Makkah Province for the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage. 

“We are delighted to introduce the Langham brand to Jeddah as we have been searching for the ideal location in the Kingdom to add to our portfolio,” says Robert Warman, chief executive officer of Langham Hospitality Group. “The creative design of the hotel’s façade and interiors along with the luxury facilities of The Langham, Jeddah, underlined by our legendary award-winning service, will provide an exceptional destination for our guests.”

Mohammed Yousef Al Hasan, chairman and founder of Advanced Hotels Company stated: “We are proud to partner with Langham Hospitality Group to bring the impeccable service standards and unrivalled heritage from Europe’s first grand hotel to the city of Jeddah.”

Led by David T’Kint and his team at the Dubai office of the multiple award-winning interior design firm HBA, The Langham, Jeddah will feature classic yet elegantly contemporary furnishings – a stylistic homage to the brand’s heritage as one of the premier grand hotels in Europe. Each of the 238 well-appointed rooms and 39 suites is equipped with the Langham signature Blissful bed, motorised drapes and separate large-format rain showers. Guests who prefer to live the high life may choose to stay in the opulent two-bedroom Royal Suite spanning 295 sq m with separate sitting, dining and cooking areas that allow for private entertaining.

The Langham, Jeddah’s multiple outlets will include a Mediterranean-inspired seafood restaurant with an open terrace; a high-end grill concept with a chef’s table and a dry-aged meat locker display; traditional afternoon tea at Palm Court; a specialty lounge featuring a cigar humidor and a specially designated, air-conditioned smoking room; and the all-day dining restaurant featuring international cuisine and which may accommodate 138 guests.

The hotel will also will feature extensive banqueting and meeting space totalling in excess of 3,500 sq m, including a 480-seat ballroom that is linked by a private elevator to a 380-seat ballroom that is located directly above the former, a variety of adaptable conference rooms with the latest in audio-visual equipment, prayer rooms, and three dedicated bridal and groom suites. 

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