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With a dramatically complex history, over the years Riyadh has transformed into a booming, albeit isolated, metropolis. Standing as the political and financial capital of Saudi Arabia, it has become one of the wealthiest cities in the world. While it may appear modernised thanks to vertiginous skyscrapers and an international dining scene springing out of the desert, it is deeply rooted Islamic culture and conservative values and tradition. Expect different seating areas for men and women in restaurants, different opening times of museums and different dress expectations.

Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski

Right at the centre of Riyadh’s new commercial and business district, this is the standout choice for those who like to be in the buzz. Comprising of 349 rooms and suites, the sizeable hotel is located in the vertical 70 floors of the Burj Rafal Community. Boasting four international restaurants and a beautiful spa, Burj Rafal sets itself apart by offering guest weekend getaways. Why have one vacation when you could have two?

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  • 7647 King Fahd Road
    Exit 4
    As Sahafah District
    As Sahafah
    13315

Al Faisaliah Hotel

Designed by British architect Norman Foster, Al Faisaliah Hotel is a distinctive part of Riyadh’s skyline – a handy marker for those who have trouble finding their way back to their hotel come evening. Connected to the Al Faisaliah mall, it doesn’t get more central than this. This hotel resides in the heart of Riyadh’s business district of Olata with luxury shopping right outside its doors. Known for its signature butler service, spacious rooms and gourmet dining, luxury is an ordinary occurrence in the Al Faisaliah Hotel.

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  • Al Amiriyah
    Al Olaya
    King Fahd Road
    12212

Al Mashreq Hotel

Close to the city’s main shopping and business areas, Al Mashreq Boutique Hotel is an elegant blend of traditional Arabian architectural style and contemporary decor. Coined as the first luxury boutique hotel in Riyadh, the hotel has a decidedly quainter feel than many of its competitors. With traditional Arabic touches incorporated into every cranny, it may be one of the most Instagrammable spots on your holiday.

Al Mashreq Hotel

Al Faisaliah Hotel

Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski

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