Address Hotels + Resorts, Emaar Hospitality Group’s premium luxury hotel brand, is to manage a flagship project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Jabal Omar Address Makkah is due to open in 2019 and will be home to 1490 hotel rooms and suites, including units for freehold sale. It will be located just steps away from the Grand Mosque and will feature two identical towers with a connecting bridge.
Residences, hotels, malls, retail amenities, prayer areas and other support facilities are also planned within a built-up area of around two million square metres.
Yasser Faisal Al-Sharif, Chief Executive Officer of Jabal Omar Development Company, said: “We wanted to ensure that the Jabal Omar Address Makkah stands out for its unique brand identity and exceptional service standards.
“Address Hotels + Resorts has proven expertise in managing world-class luxury mixed-use projects, and by choosing a brand that has its roots in the region, we are confident of delivering a hospitality choice that will support the goals of Saudi Vision 2030 to promote religious and cultural experiences.”
Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman of Emaar Properties, said: “As an iconic development situated near the Grand Mosque, Jabal Omar Address Makkah will appeal to visitors from across the world by offering distinctive value propositions including its central location, attentive service and extensive amenities that meet the needs of visitors.”
The hotel will accommodate two lounges featuring cafes and retail outlets, along with two signature restaurants, lobby cafes, six meeting rooms, two business centres and two fitness clubs.