Novotel launches its latest addition in Saudi Arabia

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Novotel Riyadh Sahafa in Saudi Arabia
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Novotel, the world’s most well-known midscale brand by Accor, has launched the latest addition to its portfolio in Saudi Arabia, Novotel Riyadh Sahafa.

This marks the ninth Novotel property across the Kingdom and is being led by Accor’s first female hotel General Manager in Saudi Arabia, Hessa Al Mazroa.

Strategically located in the vibrant Al Sahafa district, this contemporary property is the ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers seeking a blend of comfort, convenience, and wellbeing. Novotel Riyadh Sahafa is set in close proximity to King Abdullah Financial District, Riyadh Exhibition Center, and Riyadh Boulevard, the city’s largest entertainment center. The hotel is only 15 km away from King Khalid International Airport.

The Novotel Riyadh Sahafa showcases a combination of modern design and traditional Saudi elements. The four-star property features 232 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, complete with stunning views of Olaya Street, one of Riyadh’s bustling arteries. The state-of-the-art facilities are designed to provide a tranquil retreat for business travelers seeking to rest after a busy day and families looking to spend quality time together.

Hessa Almazroa said that, “This is a significant milestone for Novotel as we strengthen our presence in the dynamic and transforming Saudi market. We are dedicated to merging international hospitality standards with local culture to create uniquely enriching moments for our guests inspiring them to reconnect with their friends, family, and colleagues.”

Almazroa emphasized the rise of Saudi women and the positive impact of Saudization on the hospitality industry, stating that, “It is a great honor to lead a team of such talented and committed professionals. We are not only contributing to Saudi Arabia’s hospitality scene but also setting a benchmark for inclusive excellence. By empowering Saudi women and nurturing potential talents, we are actively supporting the Saudization initiative. I look forward to fostering and developing our future leaders.”

The hotel boasts an impressive array of facilities designed to enhance the guest experience, including a top-tier fitness center, jacuzzi, sauna, and an inviting outdoor swimming pool.

According to the statement, “Novotel Riyadh Sahafa also features nine flexible meeting spaces perfect for events and conferences. The largest room is 285 square meters with a maximum seating capacity of 200 guests, ideal for corporate gatherings and private celebrations.”

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