AccorHotels has announced the opening of the first ibis Styles in Bahrain.
ibis Styles is located in the Manama Diplomatic Area of Bahrain and the project is in partnership with Action Hotels PLC.
Olivier Granet, managing director and chief operating officer of AccorHotels Middle East and Africa (MEA), said: “ibis Styles Manama Diplomatic Quarter is a highly anticipated addition to Bahrain’s growing hospitality industry and to the ibis brand family. It is a pleasure to collaborate with our trusted partner Action Hotels for the opening of our first ibis Styles in Bahrain.
“The opening of this property not only signifies the growing popularity of our landmark economy brand, defined by its creative design and distinct personality, but also further strengthens our global partnership with Action Hotels.”
Launched in response to significant demand for economy and midscale brands in the Bahraini capital, ibis Styles Manama also marks the 10th global collaboration between AccorHotels and Action Hotels PLC.
Ricardo Rofail, general manager of the newly opened property, said: “Our doors are now officially open to business and leisure guests from around the world seeking to experience quality accommodation at an affordable price in the heart of Bahrain’s capital.
“Through its world-class amenities, modern-design and internationally renowned services, the ibis Styles Manama Diplomatic Area will undoubtedly work to bridge the gap in quality economy offerings in Bahrain.”
The hotel comprises 95 rooms including 24 family suites.
Alain Debare, chief executive officer at Action Hotels, said: “We are pleased to introduce the award-winning ibis Styles brand to Bahrain, with the opening of a property designed to strengthen the kingdom’s hospitality offer in the economy and midscale segments.
“Bahrain is an important market for us and this new hotel is strategically complementary to the existing ibis Seef. Both hotels are operated under long term management agreements with AccorHotels and will benefit from commercial synergies and economies of scale.”