2024-04-12

30 absolutely awesome hotels opening soon in Saudi

Plan your next holiday now, whether you’re after a cool city break or desert escape

There are so many new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, which means even more options for your next holiday in the Kingdom. And these aren’t just any hotels. These new Saudi Arabia hotels are giga-project poised to be destinations proper. Are you packing your bags yet? Here are the most exciting new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia that we can’t wait to check into.

25hours – TROJENA

TROJENA NEOM

NEOM’s TROJENA will welcome another addition of top hotels opening in Saudi Arabia. Ennismore will run the 25hours which will offer a sci-fi inspired architectural structure with an in-house cinema, bike workshop, a rooftop eatery and more. The new hotel will be among the first to head to TROJENA, the first outdoor ski resort in Saudi Arabia.

Coming soon. TROJENA, NEOM. 25hours-hotels.com.

Anantara Hotel – Diriyah Gate

Anantara Hotel

The luxury Thai hotel is among the many new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia to look forward to. One of the hotels hitting Diriyah Gate, Anantara Hotel is heading to the cultural birthplace of the Kingdom and we’re hoping to see heaps of luxury and elegance throughout. Focused on eco-friendly options, the hotel can be found in Doha, Oman and Abu Dhabi, and promises to be perfect for a family staycation when you need a short break. The official opening date has yet to be revealed, we’re expecting something great.
Coming soon. Diriyah Gate, anantara.com.

Armani Hotel – Diriyah Gate

Armani hotel sign exterior Dubai, UAE
The exterior of the Armani Hotel Dubai

Hoping for new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia with a local twist? Armani Hotel is promising to be just that and more with a space that incorporates rich history with the elegance and style signature to the Armani brand. Opening in Diriyah Gate, the Armani Hotel will be a mere 15 minutes away from Riyadh, close to the popular Wadi Hanifah. The hotel will reflect the surrounding heritage of Diriyah and will have 70 rooms, a spa and two restaurants.
Coming soon. Diriyah Gate. 

Autograph Collection Hotel – Sindalah

The Autograph Collection property part of the Marriott Sindalah hotels coming soon

Marriott is set to open a few hotels in the luxury NEOM resort of Sindalah. One of the new Marriott hotels opening in Saudi Arabia is the Autograph Collection Hotel that will feature 66 rooms and suites including one- and two-bedroom villas. The hotel will also have a kids’ club spa and a few restaurants for visitors to enjoy. The hotel will additionally draw inspiration from the landscape of the futuristic city of NEOM and is scheduled to open sometime in 2024.
2024. Sindalah. marriott.com. 

Banyan Tree Tuwaiq

Banyan Tree Tuwaiq could have rooms like Banyan Tree AlUla villa
Banyan Tree AlUla rooms

A second Banyan Tree property is coming to Saudi. One of the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia is the Banyan Tree Tuwaiq. The luxury property was announced on April 2023 and is one out of 12 new Banyan Tree hotels worldwide. The sustainable resort opened its first property in the historic lands of AlUla in Ashar Valley with panoramic views of the landscape.
Opening soon. Tuwaiq, banyantree.com.

Clinique La Prairie Health Resort – AMAALA

The first AMAALA hotel, Clinique La Prairie, has been announced

The first AMAALA hotel opening on the Red Sea destination is Clinique La Prairie Health Resort. The first out of 25 hotels opening as part of the giga-project, the resort is about sustainability and luxury and will run on 100 percent renewable energy. Additionally, the space is set to have 52 rooms and suites and 13 villas across 36,115 square metres. The design and interiors will reflect that of Islamic architecture and modern craftsmanship. The resort will also include wellness spaces, a diagnostic lab, and other facilities.
Coming soon. Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Natural Reserve, AMAALA, amaala.com.

Desert Rock – Red Sea

Desert Rock hotel at night
Desert Rock

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of Riyadh and experience one of the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia on a staycation, we’d advise you to look forward to Desert Rock. As part of the Red Sea developments, the new mountain resort gives you the chance to truly unwind. You can admire the views, trek through the trails or gaze at the stars.

The hotel itself will be a beautiful building, as it is designed by the world-class architectural firm Oppenheim Architecture. You’ll have to wait until 2023 to check yourself into one of the 48 villas or 12 hotel rooms. Start counting down.
Opening 2023. theredsea.sa.

Fairmont Ramla Riyadh

Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, Fairmont Ramla Riyadh aims to be your home away from home. High on the list of the newest hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ first luxury serviced long-stay apartments in Riyadh comprises 249 serviced residences featuring one, two and three-bedroom units, but it’s the four-bedroom penthouses with Insta-worthy views of the capital. It’s of the most secluded hotels opening in Saudi Arabia. Remember that when you want to unwind.
Coming soon, Riyadh. all.accor.com.

Fauchon Hotel – Diriyah Gate

It’s looking like Diriyah Gate is the next “it” spot for hotels. Another one of the hotels opening in Saudi Arabia is Fauchon Boutique Hotel. The hotel will house 80 rooms and suites, in addition to a café, spa, and rooftop outdoor pool. The French brand is known for its pastries, tea and more, so we’re hoping to see a similar level of popularity among the local and visitors to the Saudi capital, especially given our perchance for sweets. We can’t wait to see what this new Saudi Arabia hotel has in store.
Coming soon. Diriyah Gate. hotel-fauchon-paris.fr. 

Four Seasons Hotel – Diriyah

When speaking of the Four Seasons in Riyadh, we already have one in the popular Kingdom Tower. Branching out into the newest hotel destination in the city, the Four Seasons is opening in Diriyah Gate and will include 150 rooms and suites, meeting and event venues, a wellness spa with seven treatment rooms, a fitness centre and two outdoor pools to get your tan on with the added option of private cabanas.

If you’re feeling hungry, you’ll be able to dine at four restaurants including a poolside eatery and a sunset lounge. Get ready to check in at one of the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia before you know it.

Coming soon. Diriyah Gate. fourseasons.com.

Four Seasons Resort – Red Sea

Red Sea Four Seasons Resort confirmed

The Red Sea is welcoming a luxury Four Seasons Resort to its sandy beaches. One of 16 hotels opening on Shura Island, the resort is set to open sometime in 2024 and will have 149 rooms and suites, six restaurants, and a marine discovery area. It will also have a spa, tennis court, and three outdoor pools. Additionally, the resort will have two separate beaches, one for families and one for adults.
Coming 2024. redseaglobal.com.

Jabal Omar Hyatt Centric Makkah Hotel and Residences

As part of Saudi Vision 2030, Jabal Omar Hyatt Centric Makkah Hotel and Residences is scheduled to open in 2030. The hotel will be in close proximity of the Grand Mosque of Makkah. Among the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, Jabal Omar will boast 196 guestrooms and suites and will visually incorporate local art and culture designs with modernity.
Coming soon. Makkah, jabalomar.com.sa.

Janu Hotel – AlUla

AlUla is welcoming a host of the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, including this exciting property. Janu Hotel is set to open sometime in 2022. It’s poised to be perfect for a little staycation get away, Aman resorts announced the opening of this new affordable hotel that will offer contemporary designs oozing energetic vibes with massive guestrooms and bathrooms that will likely having you stay a while.

Opening 2022. AlUla. janu.com. 

Jayasom Wellness Resort – AMAALA

Jayasom Wellness Resort is the second hotel opening in AMAALA

The second AMAALA hotel opening on the Red Sea project is Jayasom Wellness Resort. The wellness hub will run across 7,000 square metres with 153 hotel keys and 24 branded residences. It will also have an adult-only zone as well as a range of facilities including nutrition, aesthetic, beauty and more. You’ll also be able to enjoy wellness trails and yoga pavilions. The resort is scheduled to be complete sometime in 2024.
Coming soon. Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Natural Reserve, AMAALA, amaala.com.

Marriott’s Luxury Collection – Diriyah Gate

Two luxury hotels under the Marriott name will be headed to Diriyah Gate as part of the many new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia. Said to open in 2022, the luxury properties will be located at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Turaif. The hotel located in the Samhan district will house 141 rooms, 27 of which will be suites.

The space will also offer two all-day-dining restaurants, a café and a juice bar. Looking to get in those laps or keep up with your workout route? Don’t worry, the hotel will also offer a pool and fitness centre, in addition to a spa to relax at after.
Opening 2022. Diriyah Gate. marriott.com. 

Marriott’s Luxury Collection – Sindalah

Another Marriott property opening in Sindalah is the Luxury Collection. Welcoming two properties to the island, the first beach resort will have a total of 70 room including suites and four-bedroom villas all with private pools while the second is expected to have suites with one to three bedroom options.
2024. Sindalah. marriott.com

Miraval The Red Sea – Shaura Island

Hyatt is opening Miraval The Red Sea on the Shaura Island in Saudi Arabia. One of the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, Miraval The Red Sea promises a wellness experience like no other with all-inclusive packages to help visitors find a sense of relaxation and balance in an otherwise busy world. The hotel will house 180 rooms, 20 of which will be villas.

Additionally, the resort will take over 310,000 square metres designed by Foster+Partners and will also consist of 39 treatment rooms(!) with signature spa treatments and programmes. After a day of rejuvenation, you will be able to dine at Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen and enjoy nutritious dishes. How relaxing does that sound?
Coming soon. Shaura Island, hyatt.com.

Mondrian – Riyadh

Mondrian Riyadh

The first-ever Mondrian opening is Saudi is coming. The new hotel will be located in the upscale Al Malga Urban Village. Set to open in 2026, the hotel will be near Riyadh’s new upcoming landmark, The Mukaab. It will have 200 keys, including 130 standard rooms and suites, 25 keys for one-bedroom rooms, 35 two-bedroom rooms, and ten three-bedroom serviced apartments. You will also be able to dine at three new restaurants.
Opening 2026. Al Malga Urban Village, Al Malga, ennismore.com.

Morgans Original – TROJENA

Another of the hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, Morgans Original will be the second lifestyle hotel to open in TROJENA. The space promises to offer a 2,000 metre-spa and bathhouse with a variety of world-class eateries to tuck into. The space will also have microclimates and will consist of eight stories.
Coming soon. TROJENA, NEOM, sbe.com.

Nobu Hotel – Riyadh

Hotels opening soon in Saudi Arabia
Nobu Hotel Riyadh

You may know Nobu as a world-famous restaurant, but it also has five-star hotels across the globe. And what better place to have one than Riyadh and Khobar? Synonymous with style, Nobu Hotel Riyadh is one of the hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, and in just a couple of months, too. The sleek 23-storey glass skyscraper will mix arabesque design with state-of-the-art technology. Give your friends serious FOMO by checking into one of the 119 rooms or suites and spending the day at the spa.
Coming soon. Riyadh and Khobar. nobuhotels.com/hotel-collection/riyadh

Nujuma Ritz Carlton Reserve – Jeddah

Hotels opening in Saudi Arabia just keep on giving. With another top hit on the hotel menu, Nujuma Ritz Carlton Reserve will likely have you ditching the Maldives. Believe us when we say this space will be offering a selection of overwater villas set to open in 2023 and will be the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the Middle East.

The reserve will be on a set of private islands from the Red Sea’s Blue Hole islands and will consist of 63 water and beach villas. The space will also offer visitors a spa, multiple swimming pools, restaurants, a shopping area, and other entertainment facilities. Start dreaming about those turquoise waters now.
Opening 2023. Blue Hole, Red Sea, ritzcarlton.com/reserve. 

Rosewood AMAALA

Rosewood AMAALA  restaurant

The third hotel opening in AMAALA is the Rosewood. Promising sustainability and luxury the hotel will be surrounded by the world’s fourth-largest reed with views of the Hijazi mountains. The space will offer 110 rooms and suites and will have 25 residences as well as a Rosewood Explorer’s Club for families to enjoy. It will also have private treatment pavilions around a green oasis as well as a meditation deck all by 2025.
Opening soon. redseaglobal.com.

Sheybarah Resort – Red Sea

Another futuristic hotel opening on the Red Sea, Sheybarah Resort will consist of 73 orb-like floating pod villas with a centralised solar farm, solar-powered desalination plants and renewable energy. The hotel will also have an infinity pool to dive into and snorkeling gear to explore the untouched marine ecosystem.
Coming 2024. redseaglobal.com.

The Chedi – TROJENA

The Chedi TROJENA

One out of three hotels opening in Saudi Arabia’s TROJENA resort, The Chedi is an icy retreat coming to the snowy peaks of TROJENA. The city will consist of six clusters and The Chedi will be located in the Slope Residences in the Relax Cluster overlooking the Lake of TROJENA.
Coming soon. TROJENA, NEOM, neom.com.

The Chedi – Wadi Safar

Of the hotels opening in Saudi Arabia, The Chedi Wadi Safar is part of the Diriyah Gate hotels soon to welcome guests to the birthplace of the Kingdom. Wadi Safar is one of the natural areas in the region with a serene environment perfect for a relaxing staycation getaway right in the heart of heritage.
Opening soon. ghmhotels.com. 

The Langham – Diriyah Gate

Aiming to compliment Saudi culture through Najdi architecture and the natural elements of Diriyah, The Langham Hotel is one of the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia’s historical town and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Diriyah. Part of Diriyah Gate, the luxury hotel is set to open in 2026 and will be located 15 minutes away from downtown Riyadh.
Opening 2026, Diriyah Gate, langhamhospitalitygroup.com. 

The Rig

Are you ready for something more? The Rig is promising to be just that. Hotels opening in Saudi Arabia are ample, but how about a hotel and theme park on an oil rig? You heard right. The Public Investment Fund is turning one of Saudi Arabia’s oil rigs into an 800-room hotel and theme park.

One of the new hotels opening in Saudi Arabia with an fun-themed twist, The Rig will consist of various platforms over 150,000 square metres. While official opening dates have yet to be revealed, it will likely be complete sometime between 2023-2025.

We’re expecting to see three hotels, a venue that will hold 50 yachts, world-class restaurants, activities such as extreme sports and a theme park filled with water slides and a steel glass atrium. Whoa, if that’s not a vacation spot, then what is?
Coming soon. The Rig. therig.sa. 

The St. Regis Red Sea

The St. Regis Red Sea

If you’re looking to stay on the water, at the upcoming St Regis hotel on the Red Sea, you just might. The five-star hotel will be a private island resort with 90 villas, an outdoor pool, restaurants, a fitness centre, a spa, as well as a children’s club. The villas will offer both overwater and beachfront views as well as a private pool.
Opening soon. redseaglobal.com.

YOTEL – OXAGON

Airport sleeper turned city-centre hotel brand YOTEL is opening in the business hub city of OXAGON in NEOM in 2025. YOTEL is an environmentally friendly hotel promoting sustainable living. The hotel is introducing a new technology-based offering of hospitality where guests will be greeted by a robotic concierge and motorised smart beds .
Opening 2025. neom.com.

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