Marking the grand debut of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group‘s midscale Park Inn by Radisson brand in Makkah, Park Inn by Radisson Makkah Al Naseem has officially opened its doors in the Holy City.
In an ideal location, the new hotel stands a mere 20 metres from Al Rajhi Mosque and is within arm’s reach of the holy sites of Arafat, Mina and Mozdalifa. Meanwhile, the holy sites of Jabal Thawr and Jabal Nur are just a short drive away.
Granting seamless connectivity, the property has good transportation links with King Abdulaziz International Airport and Al Taif International Airport, both of which are just an hour away.
Enthusing on the milestone launch was area senior vice president – Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Mark Willis: “We are delighted to open our first hotel in the Holy City with Park Inn by Radisson Makkah Al Naseem. This is a significant hotel addition not just for the Park Inn by Radisson brand but for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, as we now begin to see our strong development pipeline across Saudi Arabia materialise, with multiple hotel openings coming to fruition in the next 18 months.”
Willis continued: “We believe the Park Inn by Radisson brand is entering this important segment at a very opportune time to support the increase in pilgrim travellers seeking affordable accommodation and a hassle-free experience. The growth of religious tourism to the Kingdom and the Holy City of Makkah for local and international travellers is expected to grow, and we are well placed to provide all the essentials of an international hotel brand.”
As well as 459 modern rooms and suites, Park Inn by Radisson Makkah Al Naseem is home to Al Awali restaurant, serving local and international cuisine, a lobby café and the Roof Top Garden Café; private male and female gyms equipped with the latest aerobic fitness equipment; two modern and spacious meeting rooms for up to 120 people with a breakout area; and onsite indoor and outdoor parking.
Catering to the needs of religious travellers, shuttle services to and from the Holy Mosque are offered on a complimentary bases,
General manager, Park Inn by Radisson Makkah Al Naseem, Saad Ghosheh noted: “We look forward to welcoming local and international travellers visiting the Holy City of Makkah for their Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage. Our great location allows our guests to experience the many pilgrimage sites in the holy city. Our experienced and passionate team are here to ensure all of our guests have a memorable stay.”