Accor, Bahrain's GFH to open Mama Shelter hotel in 2020

The 160-key Mama Shelter Bahrain hotel will be located within the $1.5bn Bahrain Financial Harbour in Manama

Accor and GFH will open Bahrain's Mama Shelter hotel.
Accor and GFH will open Bahrain's Mama Shelter hotel.

Hospitality group Accor has inked an agreement with Bahrain’s GFH Financial Group to manage the kingdom’s first Mama Shelter hotel, a 160-key property that is due to open in 2020 on the waterfront at GFH’s Harbour Row development within the $1.5bn (BHB565.6m) Bahrain Financial Harbour project in Manama.

Mama Shelter Bahrain, which comprises a hotel, a restaurant, and a sea view rooftop pool, will provide unobstructed views of the harbour.

Commenting on the agreement, chief executive of GFH Financial Group, Hisham Al Rayes, said: “We’re extremely pleased with this partnership with Accor and the value proposition it creates not only at Harbour Row but for Bahrain, where GFH continues our focus on supporting development goals in the lifestyle and tourism sector, which is set for continued expansion.”

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