Swissôtel Makkah, with 1487 beautifully appointed rooms and suites constituting to be the largest hotel of Saudi Arabia and the biggest entity of Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts when it opens on the 1st day of Ramadan in July 2012.

With a modern design, complementing the values of the authentic Arabian culture, the new hotel will offer 1,487 well – appointed deluxe rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the Grand Mosque and the Holy Kaaba, making it an unforgettable and overwhelming experience in the Islamic Capital of the world. “With the most convenient location in the Holy City of Makkah, we anticipate Swissôtel Makkah to be the preferred destination not only for pilgrims and Umra performers but also for business travelers, who will be visiting the Holy City of Makkah”, says Meinhard Huck, President Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts.

Strategically located at a distance of few steps from the Grand Mosque, Swissôtel Makkah offers the exquisite portfolio of compellingly elegant rooms and suites which includes comfortable 36 sqm rooms, pre-set 352 triple-bed rooms and also 22 disabled-friendly rooms along with free Internet access for all the guests of the hotel. In his turn, Mr. Mohammed Arkobi, The Vice President & Managing Director of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International Makkah, said: “We are continuously looking to have the best convenient facility combined with the best services from the very heart of Makkah, and we believe that Swissôtel Makkah will set a new trend of hospitality to our group portfolio. With 1,487 rooms and suites in central Makkah, we look forward to a busy opening.”