The Ascott Limited opens 7th property in Saudi Arabia

The Ascott Limited opens 7th property in Saudi Arabia

Somerset Downtown Al Khobar will be joined by more openings in next three years 

The Ascott Limited and property development firm Almutlaq Real Estate Investment Co have  announced the opening of a new property in the Saudi city of Al Khobar.

To celebrate the opening of the new property, members of Ascott’s loyalty programme, Ascott Star Rewards (ASR), will be eligible for a discount of up to 60% off bookings and can earn triple ASR points with each stay.

Somerset Downtown Al Khobar is the latest addition to Ascott’s burgeoning Middle East, Africa and Turkey portfolio and is one of several openings planned across the region over the next three years.

Located in the heart of Al Khobar, Somerset Downtown Al Khobar is part of a dynamic neighbourhood that’s home to shopping malls, beaches, gardens, museums and restaurants

The 16-storey, 139-key property offers one-, two- and three-bedroom serviced apartments, each featuring views of the city through floor-to-ceiling windows.

Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, a gym, meeting rooms and a restaurant serving international cuisine.

Onsite facilities include a fully equipped gym

Commenting on the signing, Ascott managing director, Middle East, Africa, Turkey and India, Vincent Miccolis said: “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of Ascott’s largest growing markets in the Middle East, and the opening of Somerset Downtown Al Khobar is the latest milestone in our unparalleled expansion plans for the region.

“We look forward to welcoming guests to Somerset Downtown Al Khobar to experience its amenities and inspiring living spaces, coupled with Ascott’s award-winning hospitality for the perfect home-away-from-home retreat. Whether planning a long stay or a little getaway, Somerset Downtown Al Khobar is the perfect choice for travellers who enjoy balanced living.”


Almutlaq Real Estate Investment Co chairman Tariq Almutlaq added: “AREIC is delighted to partner with Ascott on its journey in Saudi Arabia, offering the residents and visitors of Al Khobar an experience of world-class serviced living with exclusive amenities. In collaboration with AREIC, Ascott’s growing portfolio in the kingdom contributes to its robust development, which is an essential part of the Saudi Vision 2030.”

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