10 Oct 2019

Luxury Collection by Marriott makes its way to KSA

Marriott International is set to bring its illustrious Luxury Collection brand to Saudi Arabia, following a signing with Assila Investments.

Situated in the heart of Jeddah, Assila Hotel is anticipated to join The Luxury Collection’s portfolio of more than 100 acclaimed hotels in 2020. The jewel will house 210 beautifully appointed guestrooms, inclusive of a 590m2 Royal Suite for discerning travellers, along with 94 premium apartments.

“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.”   

An array of culinary delights will be available at the lavish property, such as the Café Lounge and Argentinian and Mediterranean specialty restaurants, along with a 348m2 ballroom, nine meeting rooms, a luxuriant spa, a fitness centre and squash courts.

Assila Hotel graces the main commercial and retail strip of the city and is within close proximity to the Corniche and many other landmarks. The site is also within five kilometres of the planned New Jeddah Downtown development, an impressive mixed-used project on Jeddah’s five-million-square-metre waterfront, anticipated to launch in 2022. The waterfront corniche is expected to include residential, cultural and retail spaces.  

This signing of Assila Hotel under The Luxury Collection underscores Marriott’s growing luxury portfolio in the Middle East, where the company now has more than 30 open luxury hotels, including The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh and The Ritz-Carlton Jeddah.