The lobby of Jumeirah Makkah.

The lobby of Jumeirah Makkah.

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Jumeirah Group Opens its First Hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Luxury hospitality leader continues regional expansion with the debut of Jumeirah Makkah, offering guests enviable proximity to the Great Mosque of Makkah.

Luxury hospitality leader continues regional expansion with the debut of Jumeirah Makkah, offering guests enviable proximity to the Great Mosque of Makkah.

Saudi Arabia, 4 June 2024 – Jumeirah Group, the luxury hospitality company and member of Dubai Holding, continues its regional and international expansion with the opening of its first hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jumeirah Makkah. The hotel has commenced operations as part of the second phase of the city’s flagship Jabal Omar project, designed by Fosters + Partners architects.

The Deluxe Room (King) of Jumeirah Makkah.
The Deluxe Room (King) of Jumeirah Makkah.

Located in Jabal Omar and a short walk from the Great Mosque of Makkah (Masjid Al Haram), the hotel offers world-class, luxurious amenities, including 1,121 keys of spacious and elegantly designed rooms, suites, apartments, and residences that provide a comfortable and peaceful sanctuary for guests. Jumeirah Makkah is designed to reinforce a sense of serenity through thoughtful service that allows guests to reconnect and reflect as they experience a deeply significant life event visiting the holy city.

The Junior Suite of Jumeirah Makkah.
The Junior Suite of Jumeirah Makkah.

Eight dining destinations, including Mediterranean restaurant Patras, and a lobby lounge serving specialty teas and baked goods, are currently open at the property. Soon, guests will have access to six more unique dining options at the East and West towers, featuring a signature regional Arabesque restaurant alongside Persian, Middle Eastern, South-east Asian, and Indo-Pakistani restaurants, and a café offering the finest teas and French baked goods. The property will also host three meeting rooms and event spaces accommodating between 10-70 people.

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Jumeirah Makkah.
The Patras Restaurant.

Bringing its signature hospitality and service to the Kingdom, Jumeirah aims to enrich the overall guest experience through unparalleled attention to detail and personalised service. The hotel opens with 263 guest rooms and elegant suites in a high-rise tower with beautiful views over the city and Masjid Al Haram. A further 770 rooms and suites are now added across three contemporary towers, accessible via express elevators to provide smooth and seamless access. Hotel guests will also have the option to book entire floors, which feature 14 rooms and suites per level, to ensure the highest level of privacy and exclusivity during their stay.

The view of Masjid al-Haram.
The view of Masjid al-Haram.

To complete the luxury offering, the hotel hosts 88 spacious apartments and residences, which sit across the podium of the four towers of Jumeirah Makkah, providing guest groups and families the ultimate residential setting. The exclusive apartments offer spacious terraces, allowing guests to join the group prayers at the Great Mosque of Makkah from the comfort of their own accommodation.

Recently appointed General Manager to Jumeirah Makkah, Rizwan Shaikh, brings over 20 years of luxury hospitality experience gained across India, Singapore and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including hotels with five-star rating in the Forbes Travel Guide.

For more information or to book, visit jumeirah.com/makkah.

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