Riyadh Journals

Riyadh Reality

A September 2006 trip to Riyadh by Nicky Mc

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Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh

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Hotel | "Four Season's Hotel"

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh Photo, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Enjoy the dizzy heights of luxury in a modern stylish room at the Four Season’s Hotel. Ideally located within Riyadh’s tallest building, the prestigious Kingdom Centre (also known as Al Mamlaka, worth remembering for taxi drivers), the hotel features 249 spacious guest rooms and suites, a meeting and conference centre (capable of servicing up to 3000 people), and the wonderful benefits of being adjacent to an exclusive shopping mall.Each room has floor to ceiling windows that present guests with a stunning view of the city. An abundant range of satellite TV channels can be enjoyed from the dreamiest of beds. The marble bathroom features a separate shower and deep-soaking bath tub adorned wit...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 15, 2006

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh
Kingdom Centre, P.O. Box 231000
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 11321
+966 (1) 211-5000

Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers

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Hotel | "Riyadh Sheraton Hotel and Twrs"

Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers Photo, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Imagine a business trip where returning to your hotel feels like coming home. This is the experience and warm Arabian hospitality of Sheraton Riyadh. Centrally located, 5km from the diplomatic quarter and 30km from the airport, Sheraton Riyadh offers 182 newly renovated, cozy yet modern rooms and villas. With an emphasis on the business traveler, facilities are fitting. A fully equipped business centre, in-room Internet connection, and a conference centre seating up to 350 guests—all makes business seem like a pleasure.After a productive business day, an inviting array of facilities await. From an energetic workout in the gym to a dip in the pool, a game of basketball, tennis or bi...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 16, 2006

Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers
Olaya Junction of King Fahad and King Abdullah Road
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 11623
(966)(1) 4543300

Harvey Nichols Outlet Store

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In Saudi Arabia, where woman are obliged to cover up and are bound by some of the most restricting rules in the world, the idea of shopping for entertainment can be completely warranted. Take advantage of the fact that you’re prohibited to drive and enjoy being chauffeured around, but make your first stop the Harvey Nichols Outlet Store. Label-savvy shoppers will love this gem of a store, home to brands such as Jimmy Choo, Versace, Barbara Bui, Alexander McQueen, Maharishi, D-Squared, and thousands more, all at 60% to 90% off!!Depending on your timing, you’ll either be impressed or disappointed. But with new stock always arriving from the main store in Al Faisaliah Mall, it won’t b...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 15, 2006

Harvey Nichols Outlet Store
Al Faisaliah Mall, Olaya
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 11351
(00) 9661 273 4444