Luxury Elaf Grand Al Majeedi hotel opens in Saudi

Elaf Grand Al Majeedi is the latest high-end hotel to open in Medina, Saudi Arabia

Ziyad bin Mahfouz, Elaf Group chief executive officer.
Ziyad bin Mahfouz, Elaf Group chief executive officer.

The first Elaf Grand-branded hotel in Saudi Arabia has opened following an extensive renovation that transformed the former apartment block into a high-end hospitality destination.

Elaf Grand Al Majeedi, part of the Elaf Group, is a 14-storey hotel, featuring 630 rooms and suites, two restaurants, a cafe, and a view of the Prophet's Mosque. The property has had a comprehensive facelift after Elaf Group changed it from a collection of apartments into the premium hotel it is today. 

Located opposite Bab Al Majidi, the new hotel is only a 20-minute drive from the Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport.

READ: More than 80 hotels set to open across Saudi Arabia in 2018

Chief executive officer of Elaf Group, Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, said the opening of Elaf Grand Al Majeedi is part of a big-picture strategy to strengthen the company's position in the kingdom's growing hospitality industry.

He said the high-end finishes and "luxurious designs" of the new hotel would cater to the growing demand in Saudi Arabia for premium hotels and high-quality customer service.

"We look forward to improving our customers' satisfaction and offering an exceptional and comfortable experience of luxury, comfort, and satisfaction," he said in a statement on the new hotel's opening.

Elaf Grand Al Majeedi's launch came five months after the opening of the five-star city Hotel Galleria by Elaf, located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This luxury 364-room hotel was inspired by the famed Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping centre in Milan.

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