Wyndham Hotel Group opens Ramada Plaza Beirut Raouche

Wyndham Hotel Group is growing the presence of its full-service hotel chain in existing markets around the Middle East with the addition of 144-rooms in the Lebanese capital of Beirut through the opening of the 18-story Ramada Plaza Beirut Raouche, which overlooks the Mediterranean Sea.

With a mix of 119 standard, deluxe and executive guestrooms alongside 25 suites, the hotel occupies a city center location, opposite the Raouche Rock and a 15 minute drive from Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport. With a mix of meetings and events space including a 4,208-square-foot ballroom and a pool and fitness club, the hotel aims to cater to both business and leisure guests.

Dining options at the Ramada Plaza Beirut Raouche include Views, an exclusive restaurant on the eighteenth floor offering international cuisine with panoramic views of the sea and mountains; El Fornayo, serving Italian cuisine; Umsiyat, offering all day dining and traditional Lebanese fare; and The Lobby Lounge. Other facilities at the hotel include a fully equipped business center, a boardroom and an additional six meeting rooms ranging from 129 square feet to 2,303 square feet in size, with a total capacity of 500 people.

Currently, Wyndham Hotel Group offers guests a choice of over 30 hotels across the Middle East, ranging from the Wyndham Grand Regency Doha, to Ramada hotels in locations including Dubai, Manama, Muscat, Jeddah and Kuwait City, as well as economy options under the Howard Johnson and Days Inn brands, including the recently opened Days Hotel Olaya in Riyadh. In addition, the company recently announced plans to introduce the iconic Super 8 brand to Saudi Arabia.

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