Marriott International has signed three deals in Jeddah with the Al Murjan Group, which will add more than 500 rooms in the country and will feature the Middle East’s first Delta Hotel by Marriott along with Jeddah’s first Marriott Executive Apartments and Four Points by Sheraton.
The Delta Hotels by Marriott Jeddah Al Salam and Marriott Executive Apartments Jeddah, Al Salam will be part of the Al Salam project, located on King Abdulaziz Road and Al Salam Road at the Globe Roundabout, in Jeddah. Developed by the Al Murjan Group, the mixed-use project will include commercial and retail space along with the two hotels. The hotels are scheduled to open by 2023.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Jeddah Al Salam will feature 175 rooms – including 25 suites, two dining outlets, recreational facilities and a 3,000m2 grand ballroom with pre-function space including four meeting rooms.
Marriott Executive Apartments Jeddah, Al Salam will operate 100 apartments (one, two and three bedrooms) with fully equipped kitchens along with a dining outlet, a fitness centre and swimming pool.
The Four Points by Sheraton Jeddah, Corniche Obhur will be located on the South Obhur Corniche and will include 306 rooms – 196 studio rooms and 110 one bedroom suites, two F&B outlets, a fitness centre with an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, in addition to a boardroom for meeting space. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2019.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is Marriott International’s second largest market in the Middle East with 23 operating hotels and more than 6,700 rooms across nine cities. This growth is set to continue following the operator revealing plans to more than double its number of hotels in Saudi Arabia.