Following an agreement between Accor and GFH Financial Group (GFH), Bahrain will be welcoming its first Mama Shelter hotel in Manama next year.
Mama Shelter Bahrain will stand in an enviable waterfront location at GFH’s Harbour Row development within the $1.5 billion Bahrain Financial Harbour project – one Bahrain’s most prominent mixed-used projects.
Upon is opening, Mama Shelter Bahrain will offer guests a chic, boutique-style hospitality option, as well as a home-away-from-home vibe. The property expertly reflects the spirit of its location through its design, while offering guests a well-priced option from which to explore the city.
As well as 160 rooms, all of which boast king size beds, plush bedding and cutting-edge design elements by MAMA’s Design Studio, Mama Shelter Bahrain will house a restaurant and sea view rooftop pool. The hotel will offer unobstructed views of the harbour and is set to become the ideal place to gather, meet with friends and make new ones in the financial and diplomatic district.
CEO, Accor Middle East and Africa, Mark Willis commented: “Our partnership with GFH continues to flourish with the signing of Mama Shelter Bahrain as well the debut of the Raffles brand, which was announced earlier in the month. Accor believes that Mama Shelter marks a definitive first in lifestyle hotels in Manama and has the potential to be a global showcase for this dynamic brand.
“Accor has the intuition and self-awareness to enable lifestyle brands to flourish by preserving their DNA and culture and by encouraging its founders to continue on their growth and development story. The Trigano family under Serge, Benjamin and Jérémie are a testament to the fiercely novel approach to hospitality with Mama Shelter, of which we are proud to be associated with in the Middle East,” Willis added.
Meanwhile, CEO, GFH, Hisham Al Rayes noted: “Our projects continue to move from strength to strength with the partnerships we are forging with world leading hotel and lifestyle brands. Debuting a Mama Shelter branded hotel in Bahrain crystalises our commitment to introducing innovative brands that resonate with both local residents and the community at-large, as well as appealing to the needs and helping to attract an even greater number of regional and international travellers to Bahrain.”