Over the past few weeks there have been quite a number of hotel openings in the UAE and Middle East in general. We take a look at some of them.

Rixos Premium Magawish Suites & Villas

Location    – Hurghada, Egypt

Number of Rooms/Suites – 410 suites

Rixos Premium Magawish Suites & Villas has taken over Hurghada as the brand-new property opened its doors on the Red Sea coast. The iconic sights are accompanied by the signature Rixos services, alongside first-class suites and villa facilities, meeting halls, vast food and beverage options, world-class leisure, sports, entertainment facilities, and a spa.


Residence Inn by Marriott

Location  – Al Jaddaf UAE

Number of Rooms/Suites – 134 rooms and suites

Residence Inn by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, has announced its debut of the longer stay brand in the UAE with the opening of Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf. Located in a prime city district and boasting spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa, the hotel offers convenient access to key areas including Downtown Dubai and Business Bay. The hotel features 134 modern residential suites.


Waldorf Astoria

Location – Kuwait

Number of Rooms/Suites – 200 rooms and suites

Located within The Avenues, Kuwait’s largest retail, entertainment and lifestyle destination, the prestigious Waldorf Astoria Kuwait is preparing to make its grand debut later this year. The stunning property features 200 contemporary, spacious and sun-drenched deluxe rooms and suites with panoramic views of the glittering Kuwait City skyline.  Guests will enjoy a transformative journey of the senses at this ultra-luxurious property.


Chedi Katara Hotel and Resort

Location – Doha, Qatar

Number of Rooms/Suites – 59 rooms and suites; 32 chalets and villas

GHM has announced plans to open a new luxury resort comprising of 59 rooms and suites as well as 32 chalets and villas at Katara Cultural Village in Qatar’s capital city, Doha. The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha, Qatar shall house a lobby lounge with 180° views of the sea, an expansive spa and fitness facility, and rooms and suites with terraces and views over the Arabian Gulf and Doha skyline.

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