Slemani Rotana strengthens regional presence

With the aim of expanding their presence in Iraqi Kurdistan’s thriving hospitality sector, Rotana announced the soft opening of Slemani Rotana in the heart of Sulaymaniyah. The new five-star property marks the company’s fourth hotel in the country after Erbil Rotana, Erbil Arjaan by Rotana and Babylon Rotana, Baghdad.

“Sulaymaniyah is home to a diverse selection of attractions and experiences making it well worth a visit,” Hussein Hachem, General Manager of Slemani Rotana tells TTN. “From the Sulaymaniyah Museum to the vibrant bazaar, Sulaymaniyah is a popular destination in Iraq and the region. Slemani Rotana boasts 240 modern rooms and suites combining the luxury of convenience with authentic tailored experiences. Guests can enjoy exceptional dining venues coupled with stunning city and mountain views.”


“From the Sulaymaniyah Museum to the vibrant bazaar, Sulaymaniyah is a popular destination in Iraq and the region”
– Hussein Hachem

Slemani Rotana’s convenient location on Salim Street in the bustling heart of the city, just steps away from the area’s main attractions, makes it the ideal destination for luxury stays inside the city. The hotel boasts stunning views of the cityscape and surrounding mountains as well as a wide range of services, amenities, wellness, and business facilities including one-bedroom spacious suites, a presidential suite, a state-of-the-art gym, spa, and a piano bar to ensure an enjoyable stay.

Slemani Rotana offers five diverse dining options including Cinnamon, for all-day dining at its finest, Kamoon, specializing in Oriental and Lebanese flavours, the Lobby Lounge for light snacks and drinks, Balsamico Cucina Italiana serving traditional and contemporary cuisine, and The Piano Bar for great food and a lively ambiance. Guests will also find five ample, fully-equipped meeting venues including a spacious ballroom with capacity for up to 450 people, featuring the highest quality audio-visual technology.

Other facilities are set to include Bodylines fitness & wellness club with outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a fully equipped gymnasium, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and specialised massage treatment rooms, in addition to multilingual employees, round-the-clock security, valet parking, and a doctor on-call. All of these and more make Slemani Rotana a perfect option for business and leisure guests alike.