swiss-int-royal-hotelSwiss International announced the arrival of its first 2 hotels in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The chain will be entering the capital city with Swiss International Royal Hotel and Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Metropolitan contributing to 4 hotels of the brand in Saudi Arabia.

The 60 room upscale hotel Swiss International Royal Hotel is strategically located on the King Fahed Road along Al Sahafa district which is home to several major commercial centers and consulates along with a number of local traditional markets. The proximity of the hotel to these business drivers makes it an ideal venue for the high-end domestic and business travelers, government officials and diplomats. Besides, the hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive away from the Saudi German Hospital, also catering to the medical tourists. The hotel is expected to open in December this year.

Besides Swiss International Royal Hotel, the chain will also be represented by its midscale brand Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Metropolitan in the same street at Al Sahafa district allowing the brand to deliver to a wider set of guests. Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Metropolitan is an 80 room hotel which is expected to start operations as of January 2017.

Swiss International’s partner in the Middle-East, Hospitality Development Group (also known as Swiss International Middle-East) from Dammam will operate both the hotels.