InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened Crowne Plaza Madinah. The opening marks the first Crowne Plaza hotel in the holy city.
Crowne Plaza Madinah is located in the center of Madinah with 506 stylish rooms and suites on offer to guests, including two royal suites, two presidential suites, three ambassador suites and 14 Crowne Plaza Suites.
The hotel is set to become a hub for events, meetings and conferences with state-of-the-art facilities.
The hotel features a business centre, five fully-equipped meeting rooms and free internet access throughout the hotel.
Crowne Plaza Madinah also presents a variety of cuisines to suit every palate.
Mostafa Blanco, general manager of Crowne Plaza Madinah, commented: "With the one of the best locations in Madinah, we are confident that Crowne Plaza Madinah is the perfect destination, not only for religious travellers, but also for business and leisure guests."
He said: "Our ideal location, combined with fantastic facilities and the best service that the hospitality industry has to offer, means that we are offering guests the perfect package. We look forward to a busy opening.”
Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East and Africa for IHG, added: “We have a long history in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, having opened our first hotel in the country in 1975, and we’re proud of our commitment to the country. This will be our fourth Crowne Plaza in Saudi Arabia and we are confident that, like its sister hotels, it will enjoy resounding success.”
IHG is currently the largest international hotel company in Saudi Arabia, both by number of hotels (23) and by number of rooms (5,600).
Crowne Plaza Madinah is the fourth IHG hotel in the holy cities of Madinah and Makkah, alongside three InterContinental hotels: InterContinental Dar Al-Iman, InterContinental Dar Al-Hijra and InterContinental Dar Al-Tawhid.