InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) signed an agreement with Dyafah Al Mutahida to open a 200-key Staybridge Suites in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This will be the first Staybridge Suites property, offering an extended stay experience in Saudi Arabia.
Staybridge Suites Hira Street will be located in central Jeddah four miles from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport. It will be developed on a 158,229-square-foot plot and will form part of Dyafah Al Mutahida's mixed-used development including retail outlets, healthcare facilities and a multi-purpose hall.
The property’s suites will feature modern interiors designed to create a homely residential environment and meet the needs of extended-stay guests. Suites will have fully-equipped kitchens, separate working areas, entertainment and communication facilities including free WiFi.
The agreement to develop a Staybridge Suites in Jeddah forms a key part of IHG’s strategy to expand all its brands in the city, which the hotel group has identified a primary focus area in the Middle East. Staybridge Suites Hira Street will join three existing IHG properties in Jeddah: the 300-room InterContinental Jeddah, 323-room Crowne Plaza Jeddah, and 319-room Holiday Inn Al Salaam Jeddah.
IHG is currently the largest international hotel company in Saudi Arabia, both by number of hotels (22) and by number of rooms (5,111). IHG currently has eight hotels in its Saudi Arabia pipeline across four brands.