Campbell Gray Hotels is on track to enter the Bahrain market in September 2018 with the opening of The Merchant House in the capital city of Manama, according to a report from TradeArabia.
The new 47-suite hotel is next to the Bab el-Bahrain Souk, the Old Customs House and Manama's financial district.
“We are so looking forward to bringing our special brand of hospitality to Bahrain this year with the opening of The Merchant House in Manama. We are confident that with its central location, beautiful facilities and comfortable all-suite accommodation it will be rather special, and we are eager to welcome our first guests through the door,” Gordon Campbell Gray, founder of Campbell Gray Hotels, said in a statement.
This is Campbell Gray's most recent addition to its portfolio in the Middle East. The announcement of this new property follows the group's plans to open the Campbell Gray Amman in Jordan, which is scheduled to open in 2020, according to TradeArabia. The 192-room hotel will be developed in Amman's new downtown district Abdali. The property, which will be developed by Audeh Group subsidiary Al Seraje Real Estate, will be part of the Campbell Gray Living Amman mixed-use development. It will share the site with the project's private residences, serviced apartments, office space and rental units. The Campbell Gray Amman will be near Abdali's restaurants, movie theaters, malls, and major banks, Shemisani, the city center and the Queen Alia International Airport. A team of designers and architects, including Martin Brundnizki Design Studio London, will design the hotel.
Campbell Gray's current portfolio has four hotel properties: Le Gray, Beirut in Lebanon, The Phoenicia, Malta, The Farmington, Liberia and The Machrie, Islay, Scotland. The company's hotel in Islay, Scotland is slated to reopen in summer 2018 with 47 guestrooms and a golf course, which is already open.