Qasr Al Sharq’s Umra offer to pilgrims

The Royal Suite at Qasr Al Sharq

QASR Al Sharq (Palace of the Orient) in Jeddah, part of the Waldorf Astoria Collection, has introduced the first exclusive Umra package offering signature services for pilgrims.
The special package, valid from now until end of the year, includes a choice of overnight accommodation at Qasr Al Sharq, as well as luxury limousine airport transfers, daily breakfast and transport arrangements for visiting the holy mosque in Makkah where guests will be accompanied by a personal guide and provided exclusive services.
Wolfgang Maier, general manager, Jeddah Hilton and Qasr Al Sharq, said, “The programme has been launched after nearly two years of rigorous surveys on the minutest needs of pilgrims. It offers our discerning Waldorf-Astoria clientele a package that is well thought through to ensure that they have a truly fulfilling experience.”
The hotel’s Umra Package includes: chauffeur driven luxury return transfers from King Abdul Aziz Airport to Qasr Al Sharq in a luxury limo with VIP amenities; complimentary Ihram outfit for guests; a minimum one night stay entitling guests to a supplementary junior or executive suite; full breakfast at own suite or at Al Shourfa lounge; chauffeur driven, luxury limo return transfers (full insurance) from Qasr Al Sharq to the Holy Mosque in Makkah; personal guide (Moutawaaf) for the duration of Umra; complimentary gallon of Zamzam water; complimentary access to Makkah Hilton lounge before the return drive to Jeddah.
For reservations: Tel: + 966 2 659 9999 with further information online at This offer is also applicable during the Ramadan and Eid period at a supplement.
Costs: Qasr room, single $1,427 and double $1,544; junior suite, single $1,734 and double $1,850; and executive suite, single $2,347 and double $2,463. All rates are net of tax and service charge.