Ascott Signs Two New Properties in Jeddah

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 3 June 2013

Ascott has expanded the global portfolio of its Citadines brand with two new properties in Saudi Arabia.

The 166-unit Citadines Tahlia Jeddah and the 136-unit Citadines Al Salamah Jeddah are expected to open in Q1 2014.

Citadines Tahlia Jeddah is situated in the heart of the city, along the popular Tahlia Street.

An ideal location for city living, residents will have easy access to many multinational companies, international boutiques, restaurants and cafs nearby. The property is also next to Le Mall, one of Jeddahs most prominent shopping centres with more than 200 stores.

Citadines Al Salamah Jeddah is located at the north of Jeddah and is within 15 minutes of the King Abdulaziz International Airport.

The serviced residence is close to many dining and shopping options, financial institutions, hospitals and schools such as the International American School of Jeddah.

Residents can choose from a range of studio, one or two-bedroom apartments at Citadines Tahlia Jeddah and either a studio or one-bedroom apartment at Citadines Al Salamah Jeddah.

Each apartment is fully-furnished with a fully-equipped kitchen, separate living and dining areas, home entertainment system and other modern amenities.

Both serviced residences will feature a residents lounge, caf and gymnasium to enable guests to unwind after a long day.

Residents can personalise their stay by selecting from a flexible menu of services such as daily or weekly housekeeping, breakfast, laundry and dry cleaning.

Mr Sym Lee, Ascotts Head for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), said, Jeddah provides the best of both worlds a vibrant destination for business travel and relocation, as well as a dynamic leisure market. With steady economic growth, especially in the construction and trade sectors, the port city of Jeddah is poised to be one of the regions key cities for commerce. Jeddah is also a popular destination for domestic and foreign leisure travellers. For the many Muslims pilgrims, Jeddah acts as the gateway city to the two holy cities, Mecca and Medina. Jeddah is also known for its rich culture, historical sites as well as its wide variety of shops and restaurants.

The addition of the two new serviced residences will increase Ascotts portfolio in the region to more than 1,500 serviced apartment units across nine properties in Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Ascott, Citadines, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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