Aloft Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc has officially opened Aloft Dhahran in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
As part of a growing portfolio of properties owned by FAS Hotels, division of Fawaz Al Hokair group, Aloft Dhahran is a modern design-centric hotel located in the hub of the city across from the Mall of Dhahran and in close proximity to Dhahran Technovalley. The opening of the hotel marks Aloft’s second property in the country, after Aloft Riyadh, and third for the brand in the Middle East.
Commenting on the new opening, Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International, said: “We are delighted to open our second Aloft in the Kingdom with the Fawaz Al Hokair Group, further strengthening our position in the country. Aloft is regarded as one of the fastest growing brands in the history of hospitality and we have seen a strong demand for the brand in the Middle East with its distinctive design, accessible technologies and social atmosphere.”
Turki Al Hokair, CEO of Fas Hotels, added: “By introducing the tech-forward Aloft brand into Saudi Arabia with Aloft Riyadh and now Aloft Dhahran, Fawaz Al Hokair group along with Marriott International are aligned in meeting the evolving needs of today’s hyper-connected traveller.”
Aloft Dhahran will offer 262 loft-inspired guest rooms with modern design and signature beds. Hotel facilities include an outdoor rooftop Splash pool, a 24-hour re:charge fitness centre, indoor and outdoor Tactic meeting space, a 24 hour grab & go snack bar, and the brand’s signature W XYZ bar.