Where to stay in Riyadh: Top 8 Riyadh hotels to experience unique accommodation

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You may find the birthplace of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the ever-expanding and thriving city of Riyadh, as well as historical riches that are concealed in the old palaces that were present when the kingdom was established. A world of shopping, entertainment, and commerce can be found there, drawing travellers from all over the world. The most exciting places to shop are in malls, whereas the most magical places in nature are the sand dunes when they are paired with the brightest stars in the sky. Moreover, there are many gorgeous luxury and boutique hotels in Riyadh to pick from, and it is growing more and more popular for both leisure and business travel. Riyadh, one of the most advanced cities in the Middle East, is a city of contemporary skyscrapers. Here is our pick of the top Riyadh hotels.

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What to expect in Riyadh City?

Explorers find it to be a location rich in natural variety and distinct features. You can encounter a wide range of things in opulent restaurants on the opposite side of the busy metropolis that provide distinctive services and elaborate international cuisine. In addition, the neighbourhood restaurants in Riyadh will captivate you with their traditional flavour and spice combinations that come from Saudi culture. The biggest cultural events are always celebrated in Riyadh, where everyone feels content. New entertainment hotspots are constantly emerging to provide the city’s visitors with exciting and rejuvenating experiences.

Top Riyadh Hotels

Durrat Al Riyadh Resort and Spa

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You can expect first-class service at Durrat Al Riyadh Resort and Spa. There are villas with private swimming pools in the 154,000 m2 resort. Nofa Resort, meanwhile, provides family and royal villas with an African flair. In the wild park close to the resort, you can enjoy seeing tigers, Asian elephants, giraffes, and Arabian oryxes in the sand dunes. The glass gates of Chantal Resort will lead you to a singular experience where you may unwind on the wooden chairs in the outdoor courtyard.

There is plenty of seating in each villa at The One Resort. The villa’s windows look out onto the garden, which has a private pool and a ceramic resting area where guests may gather to enjoy a hot cup of coffee while gazing at the stars. The five modern villas available at Goot Resorts are diverse. They also have an extensive menu with some of the tastiest dishes, including grilled steak with lentil and cream soup.

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The Ritz Carlton Riyadh

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Ritz Carlton is one of the best hotels in Riyadh. An impressive 52 acres of beautifully maintained gardens, 52-year-old olive trees, arched doors, and a wonderful indoor pool with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the landscaping greet you as soon as you enter.

The hotel lobby features a traditional Middle Eastern style and decor, marble walls and ceilings, and lavish curtains. There are iPod docking stations in the rooms, and there are six different eateries at the hotel.

Italian food is served at Azzuro, while their all-day buffet restaurant, Al Orjouan, features traditional Middle Eastern cuisine. If you want to splash out on a high-end luxury hotel, this is a fantastic choice.

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Braira Al Nakheel

Braira Al Nakheel - Riyadh hotels

The Braira Al Nakheel is a reasonably priced hotel in Riyadh that is only a 6-minute stroll from the Al Nakheel Mall, which is close to the city’s centre. King Khalid International Airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car.

A family-friendly restaurant providing both regional and international cuisine is located on the premises of this 4-star boutique hotel. Parking and free WiFi are other amenities offered by the motel. The accommodations provided in the rooms are all you could possibly need for a comfortable stay in a contemporary business hotel. It’s one of the best accommodations you can get in Riyadh.

The hotel also features two swimming pools, a fitness centre, and separate spas for men and women. We heartily suggest this hotel in the heart of Riyadh based on numerous positive guest evaluations that highlight both the location and service of the establishment.

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Courtyard By Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter

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Extended-stay guests can stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter Hotel, which is ideal for both business and leisure tourists. It has a modern aesthetic and provides top amenities and services consistent with the Marriott brand.

Spend more money on the higher category rooms, such as the Ambassador Suite with its jacuzzi tub, or select one of the cosy family suites with lots of room to move around a private workplace and additional beds for family members.

This hotel is near Wadi Hanifah and King Abdullah Park and is situated in the Al-Hada neighbourhood. The hotel also features a spa, an infinity pool, and a fitness facility. You can order in-room service at Olea Café Kitchen and Lounge in addition to their buffet breakfast, lunch, and supper offerings.

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Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya

Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya

The Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya is one of the massive luxury Riyadh hotels with 257 rooms that is 28 stories tall and situated next to the amazing Tahlia Street on Olaya Street, close to all the important events in the Saudi Arabian capital city. The hotel is ideally located near the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre if you’re travelling there on business.

The floor-to-ceiling windows in the rooms allow you to take in the breathtaking views of the city that they offer. Beautiful designer décor has been used to embellish the rooms. There are numerous on-site food options at this hotel.

The Azure restaurant is well-known for delivering delectable Greek and Turkish seaside cuisine, while Fifty-Sixth Avenue Diner is ideal for informal dining and traditional American fare. We strongly advise visiting their opulent Sokoun Spa and making use of their Moroccan Hamam.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Riyadh, Al Muroj Business Gate

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The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels in Riyadh, Al Muroj Business Gate, can be found right in the middle of the King Abdullah Financial District. The King Khalid International Airport is 15 minutes drive from the hotel, while the city centre and the Diplomatic Quarter are 20 minutes’ drive away.

A Smart HDTV and free WiFi are among the modern conveniences included in the air-conditioned guest rooms, which are attractive and big. At the restaurant, which is open all day, sample a variety of cuisines.

Additionally, there are speciality hot drinks and appetisers available in the coffee shop. Guests can utilise the state-of-the-art fitness centre whenever they like.

Every meal served at the Maiya Lounge is prepared by the executive chef in consultation with a certified nutritionist. They offer an a-la-carte menu as well as a buffet with a variety of live culinary elements in their casual dining establishment, Open All Day, where breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all offered.

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Crowne Plaza Riyadh, RDC Hotel & Convention, an IHG Hotel

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Just 3 km from the U Walk near the Arabian Mall in Riyadh, the Crowne Plaza Riyadh RDC Hotel & Convention is home to some of the top amenities available for a hotel in this location. There are 5 restaurants on-site, a hot tub, a sauna, and an outdoor pool. There is also a fitness centre.

Discover a one-of-a-kind Japanese-Peruvian fine dining experience at KOI, Brazilian cuisine at Wildfire, and regional Middle Eastern delicacies at Mosaique. As well as having coffee meetings at the SkyLite Cafe, you may enjoy afternoon tea on the Tea Garden balcony.

Additionally, there are 18 different meeting spaces at the hotel that you can use for conferences and events.

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Fairmont Riyadh

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The Fairmont Riyadh is one of the best luxury five-star hotels in Riyadh with easy access to more than 60 multinational businesses. It is housed within the Business Gate Complex. Reviewers compliment it as one of the best lodging options in the heart of Riyadh and point out the staff’s friendliness and the rooms’ cleanliness.

The Fairmont Riyadh is unquestionably one of the more pricey Riyadh hotels, but it’s worth it for the floor-to-ceiling windows, Le Labo collection products, and upscale amenities, including a fitness club, an indoor pool, and men’s and women’s spas.

There are many options for on-site dining, including The 365 restaurant, which offers a large buffet and live counter system as well as an interactive theatre experience; The Plaza, where you can get light snacks and gourmet sweets; The Savoy Room, where you can experience afternoon high tea; and Pesto, where you can eat real southern Italian cuisine.

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