DUBAI—Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Dhahran at the commercial heartland of Al Khobar in Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The 153-room conversion property, becomes the first DoubleTree by Hilton branded hotel to open in Saudi Arabia.
DoubleTree by Hilton Dhahran features a range of amenities including a large ballroom, four flexible meeting rooms, a complimentary 24-hour business center, a complimentary 24-hour fitness center, which will be a fully at the end of this year, indoor swimming pool and spa area, including steam room and sauna. The hotel includes 99 king, queen, or twin rooms and a selection of 54 one- and two-bedroom suites.
Guests can choose to dine in one of the hotel’s three restaurants: Al Waha, an all-day dining restaurant serving a selection of international cuisine; Rasoi, where they can sample an exciting array of Indian specialties in a fine dining atmosphere; and the Al Maha Café, serving coffee and pastries.
“I’m delighted to witness the first opening of DoubleTree by Hilton in KSA and the economic viability of a city such as Dhahran,” said Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide Middle East and Africa said. “With 21 properties in our KSA pipeline, we now have the largest development program in the region. This opening brings more awareness of the brand to the Middle East region and showcases the diversity of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio.”