Mon, Apr 3, 2017

Hotels & Resorts
New Hilton opens in Makkah

A new Hilton hotel in the heart of Makkah boasting the city’s largest ballroom and convention centre opened yesterday.

The Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel, which overlooks the Al Masjid Al Haram, offers 764 contemporary rooms with large modern walk-in showers, including 90 executive rooms, 25 executive suites and 16 suites. Guests will also have access to the 24-hour fitness centre featuring state-of-the-art equipment.

“The opening of Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel marks Hilton’s 12th hotel in Saudi Arabia,” said Andreas Lackner, regional head, brand management, Hilton. “With more than 30 hotels under development, Saudi Arabia features our largest development pipeline in the Middle East and we look forward to extending our renowned hospitality across the country.” 

The property has the largest pillarless ballroom in Makkah, which can accommodate up to 1,600 people, joined by an additional eight multi-purpose meeting and boardrooms. 

The hotel has restaurants include the all-day dining Al Mustafa international restaurant, Azure, serving Indian and Malaysian cuisine, Sahtein, serving Lebanese food, and the Al Multaqa Café.  

Guests will also have access to a 24-hour fitness centre featuring the state-of-the-art equipment.

“We are delighted to be welcoming guests looking to stay in the heart of Makkah,” said Mark Allaf, general manager, Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel. “Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel offers contemporary accommodations in one of the world’s most monumental cities. With its spacious ballroom and convention centre, the hotel is ideal for meetings and events of all sizes.”

Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty programme for Hilton’s 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in and choose their room.

Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel is located at Jabal Omar, Ibrahim Al Khalil St, Makkah, 21955, Saudi Arabia. 

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