Hilton opens 'biggest' 5-star hotel in Jeddah
Luxury hotel group Hilton International has opened its third property in Saudi Arabia.The triangular shaped Jeddah Hilton Hotel, located on the city's North Corniche, is now in full swing. "It is the the newest and biggest five-star hotel in Jeddah with 414 deluxe rooms and luxury suites with city and sea views," said a hotel spokesman. The hotel offers state-of-the-art-banquet and conferencing facilities for up to 2,500 people. Guests can also enjoy a choice of six restaurants, a business centre with 12 meeting rooms, shopping arcade and Internet access in every room. Located at the lobby level, the Al Qasr Ballroom can be divided into three mini-ballrooms, each featuring crystal chandeliers and hand made carpets. "With its own private entrance and foyer area, the ballroom is destined to become Saudi Arabia's premier location for corporate functions, VIP conferences, executive meetings and weddings," the spokesman said. The management's focus on the basics - guest courtesy, quick and efficient service and attention to details - under professional supervision is certain to give the Jeddah Hilton an edge over competitors, the spokesman said.