RIYADH - This week, Hilton announced plans to debut Curio Collection by Hilton in Saudi Arabia with a new build property in the capital city, Riyadh. Almashreq Hotel Riyadh, Curio Collection by Hilton has been signed together with Mashareq Investment and is due to open its doors in 2024.
Featuring 185 guest rooms, Almashreq Hotel Riyadh, Curio Collection by Hilton will be located in the upcoming Laysen Valley development, opposite the city’s diplomatic quarter. Opening its first phase in 2022, Laysen Valley will consist of over 50 residential, commercial and retail buildings — set to include offices of major corporations and government departments as well as gourmet dining outlets.
Amir Lababedi, managing director, development, Middle East & North Africa, Hilton, said, “This property further extends our offering into Riyadh where we now have properties trading or under development across nine different brands. Its location forms part of one of the most exciting mixed-use developments in the city and developed by one of the country’s premier developers, Tatweer group, which is set to become a hotspot for F&B as well as a desirable corporate location.”
Abdulaziz AlZamil, CEO of Mashareq Investment and Almashreq Hospitality, said, “We believe this is a great partnership that will add a valuable offering to our portfolio under award-winning Almashreq hotels brand. We are very pleased to be working with Hilton and bringing the first Curio Collection by Hilton property to Saudi Arabia and look forward to further partnerships with Hilton in the Kingdom and the region.”
Guests will have access to a range of facilities within the property, including an indoor pool and fitness center, six meeting rooms and multiple F&B outlets to cater to hotel guests and the neighbouring community.
Jenna Hackett, global brand head, Curio Collection by Hilton, said, “Curio Collection has expanded to over 100 hotels in some of the world’s top urban markets, and we are thrilled to add Riyadh to our growing portfolio. Each Curio Collection property is handpicked for its one-of-a-kind story, and Almashreq Hotel Riyadh, Curio Collection by Hilton’s enviable location as part of the highly anticipated Laysen Valley project will offer a truly remarkable stay experience.”
The hotel will participate in Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi.
Hilton currently operates 15 hotels in KSA, and already has another 46 under development. The company plans to expand its operations to more than 75 properties in the next few years in Saudi Arabia, including the introduction of new brands such as LXR Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, Canopy by Hilton and Embassy Suites by Hilton.
About Mashareq Investment
Mashareq Investment is a partnership between Tatweer Group and Zamil Group. Focusing on developing and managing unique mixed-use offices developments and hospitality sectors. www.mashareq.sa
About Almashreq Hospitality
One of Mashareq Investment Companies, established after the success story of award-winning Almashreq Boutique Hotel in Home Offices, Riyadh. With a promising vision of growth plan as a Saudi Hospitality Brand with international luxury standards. www.Almashreq.sa
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 135 one-of-a-kind upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their individual character and personality. Curio Collection properties offer guests the ability to experience independent hotels that offer distinct experiences through local offerings, elevated food and beverage and premium amenities and design, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at curiocollection.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Curio Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/curio, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.