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119 new hotel openings in Saudi Arabia coming soon

From rock-hewn retreats to Nobu-branded modern masterpieces, these are the best new hotel openings across the Kingdom.

Saudi Arabia is bursting with exciting hotel openings across its bustling cities, historical sights and new megaprojects. The Kingdom is welcoming big brands, from A-list favourites to sprawling resorts. So, if you’re planning to visit Diriyah, Neom, The Red Sea and beyond, there’s a hotel to suit your needs. So, whether you’re after a fun, fashionable or family-friendly hotel, there’s something to suit your hospitality needs. Here are all of the new hotels opening in the Kingdom.  

2024
Al Hamra Palace Jeddah

Al Hamra Palace Jeddah was originally built as a royal residence for King Faisal bin Abdulaziz. Now, Boutique Group will transform the property into a lavish hotel with 77 keys, including 32 lavish palace suites, 44 luxurious villas and one royal suite. The project aims to combine Saudi Arabia’s culture and heritage with hospitality. Boutique Group is partnering with the critically acclaimed French interior designer Jacques Garcia on the design which mixes architectural traditions, from Islamic hijazi to neo-classical elements.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Aman Resorts Al Ula

Aman is going for a hat-trick with three new hotels in AlUla. The first is a luxurious tented camp, where guests can immerse themselves in the stunning desert landscape while enjoying the comforts of Aman’s signature hospitality. The second is a 42-key resort inspired by local architecture known as Aman Hegra, which will reflect the rich cultural heritage and traditional craftsmanship of the area. Last but not least, Aman is also building a ranch-style resort, offering a rustic experience in the heart of the desert. This resort is designed to provide a sense of adventure and exploration, with opportunities for horseback riding, stargazing, and other outdoor activities that celebrate the rugged beauty of the AlUla landscape.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

AlUla’s Wadi AlFann

Desert Rock Resort

Desert Rock Resort boasts a spectacular setting, as it is situated within the desert cliffs. The unique hotel features 48 stunning villas and 12 well-appointed rooms, offering discerning travellers an exclusive and secluded retreat. Designed with modern luxury in mind, the recently released videos showcase rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide panoramic views of the desert landscape. Private pools offer a tranquil oasis for relaxation, while the resort’s contemporary furnishings create a stylish and comfortable ambience for guests. The project is fully integrated into the rock, showcasing a harmonious blend of architecture and nature.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Desert Rock Resort

ENVI Al Nakheel

Being green doesn’t have to mean scrimping on luxury because ENVI Al Nakheel is opening in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Al Ahsa Oasis. The resort will include 25 eco-lodging pods with one and two bedrooms, a farm-to-table dining concept, a café, a spa, a kids’ club and a swimming pool. Plus, there will be yet-to-be-unveiled immersive experiences, which make the most of the resort’s traditional date palm farm location.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

ENVI Al Nakheel

ENVI Lodges, The Red Sea

With sustainability at its core, ENVI LODGES recreates the luxury of five-star amenities in unchartered territories, with immersive experiences embedded throughout. ENVI Lodges, The Red Sea will feature 40 modular pods. The lodge’s facilities will include a restaurant, a beach club, private pools, an experience hub, a wellness sanctuary, and a kids club.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Faena Red Sea Resort

If it’s endorsed by Beyoncé, then it’s definitely worth taking note of. Faena, the renowned luxury hospitality brand loved by A-listers, has announced its latest venture, Faena Red Sea Resort, located on the picturesque Shura Island. The Resort will boast 150 suites and villas, each featuring a private pool and breathtaking ocean views. Indulge in a world-class culinary journey with six restaurants, while The Living Room will offer a vibrant atmosphere for entertainment seekers. For those seeking holistic healing and relaxation, the resort will feature a dedicated healing house and a South American-inspired spa, providing a sanctuary for rejuvenation and self-care. For the avid golfer, an 18-hole golf course awaits, providing a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely game.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Faena Red Sea Resort

Fairmont The Red Sea

Prepare for a golf lover’s paradise with the opening of Fairmont The Red Sea. This stunning property will feature an 18-hole championship golf course, making it a haven for golf enthusiasts. With 200 luxurious rooms, Fairmont The Red Sea will provide guests with unparalleled comfort and sophistication. Indulge in the exquisite culinary offerings across seven restaurants, some of which are situated overwater. The spa will offer a sanctuary of relaxation and rejuvenation, while guests can also visit the Greenhouse, an innovative concept that combines sustainability and horticulture.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Jeddah

Four Seasons Jeddah is located on the Corniche and will boast an impressive accommodation offering that comprises a total of 269 rooms and suites, as well as 21 serviced apartments designed for both short and long-term stays. Additionally, it presents 64 exclusive private residences, featuring two exquisite penthouses. Guests can indulge in a variety of culinary delights at multiple restaurants, each featuring inviting terraces that enhance the dining experience. Additionally, there is an outdoor shisha lounge and a dedicated cigar lounge. The amenities include pools for men and women, fitness centres, spas and the Kids For All Seasons program.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Four Seasons Jeddah

Grand Hyatt The Red Sea

Grand Hyatt The Red Sea is poised to be a magnificent property, with its strikingly vibrant exteriors that catch the eye from afar. Boasting 430 rooms, this hotel offers a diverse range of restaurants and bars, a marina and a golf course. What sets Grand Hyatt The Red Sea apart is its commitment to sustainability. The hotel has ambitious plans to be powered exclusively by renewable energy sources. From hydrogen and electricity-powered cars, helicopters, e-bikes, golf buggies, vans, and seaplanes to eco-friendly buses, the property aims to minimise its environmental impact and promote sustainable practices.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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InterContinental Resort Red Sea 

InterContinental Resort Red Sea promises a captivating experience for guests seeking a luxurious getaway. Boasting 210 rooms with breathtaking sea views and direct beach access, guests can wake up to the sound of waves and feel the sand between their toes. The resort features an array of amenities to indulge in, including seven restaurants serving cuisines from around the world. Multiple swimming pools offer refreshing aquatic experiences, while a state-of-the-art spa and health club provide opportunities for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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InterContinental Riyadh KAFD

Saudi Arabia has been welcoming the biggest hotels from around the world. Now, IHG and Regent Hotels have announced that they will be opening new hotels in King Abdullah Financial District. InterContinental Riyadh KAFD is scheduled to open by the end of 2024. The hotel includes 400 rooms, a flagship restaurant, two themed restaurants and a lobby lounge. The facilities include a spa, pool and indoor recreation zone. 

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Janu Hotel AlUla

Janu Hotel takes its name from the Sanskrit word for “soul” and is designed to be a haven that nurtures and replenishes the spirit. With the Janu Hotel AlUla set to open in 2023, guests can expect to experience the distinctive features that define the brand. From generously sized rooms to exquisite furnishings, every detail is crafted to provide an unparalleled level of luxury and comfort.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Jumeirah Red Sea Resort

As avid admirers of the renowned Jumeirah brand, we eagerly anticipate the arrival of their signature luxurious experience at The Red Sea. Jumeirah The Red Sea is slated to debut on the picturesque Shura Island, promising an unparalleled getaway across its 159 exquisitely designed rooms. Whether basking in the stunning surroundings, unwinding in the luxurious amenities, or immersing oneself in the legendary Jumeirah hospitality, this resort is a highly anticipated addition to the Red Sea’s thriving hospitality scene.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Kimpton Riyadh

Riyadh’s King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) is set to enhance its hospitality offerings with the arrival of boutique hotel brand Kimpton in June 2024. The IHG Hotels and Resorts property will boast 200 rooms aimed at business travellers and those in search of luxury. Kimpton Riyadh will feature an impressive array of dining options, including an all-day dining restaurant, a speciality restaurant, a cosy lobby living room café, and a stylish pool bar. The property will also be home to an outdoor amphitheatre terrace, a health club, and a swimming pool.

Expected opening: June 2024

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Miraval The Red Sea

Wellness enthusiasts are in for a treat at Miraval The Red Sea, where the focus is on balance and rejuvenation. The highlight of the hotel is The Life is Balance Spa, an expansive oasis spanning 3,700 square meters and 39 treatment rooms, making it the largest spa in the area. In addition to the spa, Miraval The Red Sea features 180 luxurious rooms, providing a comfortable and serene retreat for guests.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Nobu Hotel Al Khobar

Nobu Hotel, Restaurant and Residences Al Khobar will debut next year, overlooking the Arabian Gulf. This luxury complex will feature 120 guest rooms and suites, designed to offer the utmost comfort and style. The highlight of the property will be the iconic Nobu Restaurant, located on the lobby level, where guests can indulge in world-class culinary delights. In addition to the restaurant, guests can relax and rejuvenate in the inviting swimming pools and wellness centre or take advantage of the state-of-the-art meeting and event spaces.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Raffles Jeddah

The eagerly anticipated property Raffles Jeddah is expected to open its doors soon, although an official date has yet to be confirmed. Embracing the rich Arab heritage, this majestic hotel will offer 182 guest rooms and 120 branded residences, exuding sophistication. At the heart of Raffles Jeddah will be a sprawling spa with eight treatment rooms and a state-of-the-art fitness club. Raffles Jeddah will also feature six distinguished restaurants and lounges. For the gentlemen, there will be an exclusive lounge, library, and a penthouse-level entertainment suite.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Raffles The Red Sea

Designed by Foster + Partners, Raffles The Red Sea will exude opulence with its lavish rooms and suites, providing the ultimate comfort and luxury for discerning guests. The culinary offerings are equally impressive, with six restaurants showcasing diverse cuisines. For those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation, the spa at Raffles The Red Sea promises an indulgent escape, offering a sanctuary for holistic wellness.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Raffles The Red Sea

Regent Jeddah

Get ready to experience a whole new level of opulence and sophistication at the all-new Regent Jeddah – the first Regent hotel in the Middle East. Regent Jeddah will include 182 rooms across 29 floors. The property is located by the glistening Red Sea and promises beachfront splendour and views of Jeddah’s Formula 1 racetrack. At Regent Jeddah, get ready to be treated like royalty in their massive spa. And for all the fitness fanatics, there’s a health club, and indoor and outdoor pools.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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Rixos Obhur Jeddah

Rixos Obhur Jeddah aims to transform the Makarem Annakheel Village. The area will become a luxury resort with family-friendly, five-star facilities. The hotel will make the most of its location, and will be near the beach and plaza. The resort includes 247 guest rooms and 73 villas with private pools, a fine dining restaurant, two beach restaurants and a Club Prive lounge. Facilities include multiple pools, a spa for men as well as women, and indoor as well as outdoor fitness clubs. Plus, there will be a family-friendly water park and a kids’ and teenagers’ club. 

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Rixos Obhur Jeddah

Rosewood The Red Sea

Rosewood Red Sea is set to bring the renowned brand’s signature upmarket touch to the Kingdom. Boasting 149 luxurious rooms and suites, three exquisite restaurants, two elegant lounges, and a Manor Club, this resort promises a truly indulgent experience. One of the highlights of Rosewood Red Sea is its state-of-the-art well-being centre, Asaya. This multipurpose space is expected to offer a wide range of wellness amenities, including a spa for rejuvenating treatments, movement studios for fitness enthusiasts, and a serene yoga pavilion for relaxation and mindfulness.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Rosewood Red Sea

Sharaan by Jean Nouvel

Drawing inspiration from the awe-inspiring landscape of AlUla, Sharaan by Jean Nouvel is a highly anticipated resort. This architectural marvel, designed by renowned French architect Jean Nouvel, seamlessly integrates into the sandstone outcrop, paying homage to the legendary Nabataeans who once inhabited the region. Featuring 40 rooms, three villas, and 14 serene pavilions, Sharaan by Jean Nouvel creates a harmonious connection with its surroundings through natural light and sandstone walls. The result is a subterranean hotel that is both intriguing and captivating, offering guests a unique and immersive experience.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Sharaan

Sheybarah Resort

Nestled on the serene Shura Island, Sheybarah Resort is an upcoming destination currently undergoing its first development phase. While the hotel operator has yet to be confirmed, one thing is certain – this is a true getaway, requiring a 45-minute boat ride from the mainland. The resort offers 73 unique pod-like rooms with breathtaking views of the sea, providing an immersive experience with nature. Guests can indulge in the culinary delights of the onsite restaurant and pamper themselves with rejuvenating treatments at the spa, adding to the overall wellness and relaxation experience.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Sheybarah Resort

SLS Red Sea

SLS Red Sea is poised to be the ultimate getaway destination. Encompassing an impressive 800,000 square feet, this expansive resort boasts 150 exquisite rooms, including 12 lavish suites and 15 luxurious villas. Indulge your taste buds at the confirmed restaurants, Seabird, Fi’lia, and Floating World, which are sure to satisfy your culinary cravings. For those seeking relaxation and wellness, Ciel Spa awaits with its array of rejuvenating treatments, while the fitness centre and pool provide ample opportunities for staying active.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

SLS Red Sea

SO/Jeddah

SO/Jeddah will be housed in a brand-new, standalone development that brings together a diverse range of accommodation options, including guestrooms, suites, serviced apartments, and five restaurants. Boasting 40 hotel rooms, 77 one-bedroom apartments, 19 two-bedroom apartments, and 11 three-bedroom apartments, the property is ideally suited for extended stays in the city. In addition to its exceptional accommodation offerings, SO/Jeddah will also feature over 3,500 square meters of flexible space that will be thoughtfully curated to reflect the hotel’s innovative cultural and events programming, as well as state-of-the-art wellness facilities for the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation experience.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

SO Jeddah

The Chedi Hegra

Hegra is the jewel in AlUla’s crown. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the highlight of most tourists’ trips, and it will soon be home to its own boutique hotel. The Chedi Hegra is scheduled to open by winter 2023, and is set in the heart of the ancient Nabataean site. The venue will be home to 35 rooms, a café, a spa and a swimming pool. The fine dining experiences take place in Hegra Fort; an old railway station with an exhibition, artefacts and a fully-restored train; and a sunken water basin with unobstructed views of Hegra. The Chedi prides itself on preserving historical sights, and the majority of the UNESCO Site will not be affected by construction. The hotel will be built into existing structures, which include an old railway station and Hegra Fort. Plus, the structure will be created with a combination of historical mudbrick construction and modern architecture.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

The Chedi Hegra

The Luxury Collection Diriyah

The Luxury Collection, renowned for its curated collection of hotels in captivating destinations around the world, is set to make its mark in Diriyah. Located in the vibrant district of Samhan, the hotel will be home to 141 thoughtfully designed guestrooms, including 27 lavish suites. The hotel’s design plans include two signature restaurants, an all-day dining restaurant, a coffee and juice bar, a modern fitness centre, an inviting pool, and a rejuvenating spa. In addition, the property is expected to provide meeting and event facilities for business travellers and special occasions.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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The Luxury Collection Sindalah

Exciting news awaits at Neom with the upcoming opening of Marriott’s Luxury Collection hotels. Located on the picturesque Sindalah island in the Red Sea, The Luxury Collection hotels will offer an authentic and unparalleled experience. The first property will be a stunning beach resort boasting 70 luxurious rooms and suites, including spacious one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom villas complete with private pools. The second property will be an all-suite sanctuary featuring 115 elegant one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites. Both hotels will also feature exceptional restaurants serving diverse cuisines, as well as state-of-the-art leisure facilities for guests to indulge in.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Sindalah

The Red Palace Riyadh

The Red Palace, located north of Al-Fouta Park in Riyadh, is undergoing a revamp. This historic palace, reportedly the first reinforced concrete building constructed in Riyadh and completed in 1944, has a rich history. In 1957, it served as the headquarters of the Council of Ministers and later as the headquarters of the Board of Grievances until 2002. After its renovation by the Boutique Group, the Red Palace is set to feature an array of luxurious accommodations and amenities. It will offer 71 accommodations with personalised butler service, including 45 suites, 25 hotel rooms, and a lavish royal suite. The palace will also boast seven public and private spaces, including a spa and six restaurants.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

Red Palace Riyadh

Tuwaiq Palace Riyadh

Tuwaiq Palace, a historical and cultural landmark in Riyadh, will be renovated as part of the Boutique Group’s development. Built in 1980, this palace will be transformed to offer guests a truly luxurious experience. Upon completion, guests at Tuwaiq Palace can expect to enjoy 56 luxury villas, 40 palace suites, four public event spaces, a spa and wellness centre, and five high-end food and beverage outlets.

Expected opening: 2024 TBC

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2025
1 Hotels Diriyah

Known for sustainable luxury hotels throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Copenhagen, New York, Paris and Toronto, 1 Hotels will make its Middle Eastern debut in historic Diriyah. Little is currently known about the property, other than an expected 2025 opening date. 

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Abraj Kudai

Nestled in Makkah, the Abraj Kudai is already making quite a statement. Once built, the world’s largest hotel will feature a podium upon which 12 towering structures will rise — each ranging from 30 to 48 stories in height. These towers will offer residential spaces and lodging options. A myriad of amenities, including a bus station, a shopping mall, 70 restaurants, food courts, a conference centre, and 10,000 hotel rooms. And at the heart of this architectural marvel sits a dome, perched atop two of the towers, housing a multi-functional ballroom and a convention centre.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Aman Wadi Safar

Aman Wadi Safar boasts 78 keys and up to 34 fully-serviced residences, with a plethora of top-of-the-line amenities that will have you feeling like royalty. Indulge in the Aman Spa or delight your taste buds with a variety of dining options. You can also immerse yourself in rich cultural heritage as the hotel draws inspiration from traditional Najdi architecture and the natural environment.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Armani Hotel Diriyah

Armani Hotel Diriyah, the third property by Armani globally, presents a fresh interpretation of Armani’s renowned hospitality. Developed by Diriyah in collaboration with Giorgio Armani and his in-house interior design team, the hotel will be defined by clean lines and a subtle interplay of light and shadow. Perched atop Diriyah’s ultra-luxurious hospitality and retail quarter, Armani Hotel Diriyah will comprise 70 elegantly appointed rooms, two signature restaurants, and a high-end spa. The suites will feature their own private spas and swimming pools, offering an array of wellness, hospitality, and relaxation experiences. Additionally, the hotel will be connected to 18 self-contained Armani Branded Residences, designed and furnished by Armani.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Autograph Collection AlUla

The Autograph Collection AlUla Hotel is situated in the heart of AlUla, adjacent to the AlUla Museum. This exquisite establishment will feature an impressive array of amenities, including 250 well-appointed rooms and suites, four distinct dining establishments, a rejuvenating spa, a sparkling swimming pool, a well-equipped fitness centre, a business hub, and a collection of boutiques.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Autograph Collection Al Ula

Capella Diriyah

The 100-key Capella Hotels and Resorts property will form part of the Diriyah Gate Development’s first phase. As per the Capella brand identity, the hotel will be crafted with the intention of enveloping guests in the true essence of the locale and its vibrant cultural tapestry, celebrating the authenticity of the destination and ensuring a truly memorable stay.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Capella Neom

Capella Hotels and Resorts — a luxury hospitality giant — has announced its first coastal destination in Saudi Arabia’s Neom. Located in Magna’s Elanan district, the first Capella property in the region is poised to be a wellness retreat. With views of the mountains and the Gulf of Aqaba coastline, the hotel will boast 80 bespoke bedrooms and suites, each surrounded by lush greenery and natural springs. With a blend of contemporary design and the serene beauty of nature, guests will enjoy a stay that focuses on holistic well-being. Beyond accommodation and wellbeing, Capella Neom will also house four unique culinary concepts that take inspiration from the region.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Capella Neom

Clinique La Prairie Health Resort

The first resort to be revealed for Amaala on The Red Sea is Clinique La Prairie. At the heart of the resort lies a central plaza that embodies the pillars of medical care, nutrition, movement, and wellbeing. Each pillar is represented in four distinct areas, providing guests with a comprehensive and personalised experience. From juice bars promoting healthy nutrition to private training rooms for physical movement and from cryo chambers for rejuvenation to a cooking school for culinary wellness, the resort offers a wide range of activities and facilities to support guests in their quest for optimal health and vitality. Beyond the core areas, guests can explore the onsite museum to learn about the science of longevity, unwind at the beach club while soaking in the stunning views of the Red Sea, participate in workshops to enhance their skills and knowledge or enjoy private dining spaces for intimate culinary experiences.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Clinique La Prairie

Conrad Riyadh Laysen Valley

Say hello to Conrad Riyadh Laysen Valley, the sparkling gem that’s crashing the skyline party in 2025. Hilton’s bringing its A-game with a second Conrad Hotels & Resorts hot spot, and this time it’s Riyadh’s turn to shine. Boasting 170 keys of pure luxury, this hotel will be all jazzed up with Conrad’s signature style – think bold designs and mind-blowing art.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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CORE Beach Resort Jeddah

If you’re planning your next getaway, keep Saudi Arabia’s CORE in mind. CORE Beach Resort is currently under construction in Jeddah. The resort aims to provide privacy and peace by the sea. The décor will boast high-quality fabrics, handmade wooden features and rattan furniture. Plus, the facilities will include a restaurant, spa, gym and gardens. The accommodation options include FOMO-inducing features. The Royal Villa includes a sea view, two floors, three bedrooms, a private pool and a kitchen. The Beach Front Villa includes a sea view, three bedrooms, a private pool and a kitchen. The Beach Chalet includes a sea view, one bedroom, a private pool and a kitchen. The Pool Chalet includes one bedroom, a private pool and a kitchenette. Plus, the Bungalow include a partial sea view and one bedroom.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

CORE Beach Resort

CORE Taif Retreat

CORE is a Saudi Arabian hospitality brand, which offers luxury lifestyle products and services. So far, the offerings include CORE Social Wellness Club, CORE Food & Beverage, CORE Residences, and CORE Adventures and Excursions. CORE Taif Retreat is currently under construction in Taif. The retreat will be a short-stay space for CORE club members. The property includes high-end villas with access to the gym, restaurant and spa. Plus, communal spaces for people to come together and unwind.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

CORE Taif Retreat

Equinox Resort Amaala

Amaala has joined forces with Equinox to create a slice of paradise in Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea. The Equinox Resort Amaala will be an integral part of the Amaala Marina Village, a creation of architectural brilliance by Foster + Partners. The resort will boast a stunning collection of 128 keys, including two luxurious penthouses, and a dazzling array of amenities. Pamper yourself silly at the top-notch spa or take a refreshing dip in the magnesium salt rooftop pool. If you want to sweat in style, the signature Equinox Fitness Club is the place to be. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, here comes the Beach Club – a sun-kissed haven of beachside fun and relaxation.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Equinox Resort Amaala

Four Seasons Hotel Madinah

The exact opening date for Four Seasons Hotel Madinah has not yet been announced, but the project is currently under construction. Located near the Prophet’s Mosque, this marks Four Seasons and Resorts entry into the Holy City and religious tourism. So far, we know that Four Seasons Hotel Madinah will include 245 rooms, two restaurants, a tea room, a wellness centre, a gym, and a barbershop. Plus, there will be a range of handpicked retail shops.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Four Seasons Resort The Red Sea

Designed by British architects Foster + Partners, Four Seasons The Red Sea is set to be a masterpiece of luxury and elegance. With 149 rooms and suites, each offering uninterrupted views of the pristine white beaches and crystal-clear blue waters, the hotel will boast an array of amenities to cater to guests’ needs. There will be plenty to explore with six restaurants and lounges, meeting and event spaces, and a marine discovery centre. Families will appreciate the dedicated Kids For All Seasons space and two separate beaches for families and adults, ensuring an enjoyable experience for guests of all ages. Thrill-seekers can indulge in various sports and water activities, including diving into the captivating coral reefs. The hotel will offer a luxurious spa with a hammam, tennis courts, and three outdoor pools with cabanas for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Four Seasons Sindalah

The Four Seasons Sindalah will offer a range of luxurious accommodations, including 225 guest rooms and suites with terraces that offer breathtaking views of the Red Sea. Additionally, there are 52 villas available, ranging from one to four bedrooms, each featuring plunge pools and picturesque beach views. For an exclusive experience, guests can indulge in the presidential or royal villas, which provide private swimming pools, fully equipped gyms, and access to private yacht docks. The renowned Italian firm, Luca Dini Design and Architecture, known for their exceptional work in superyachts, has meticulously designed the Four Seasons Neom Resort. The resort’s aesthetic combines elegance and sophistication, providing guests with a truly remarkable experience.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Four Seasons Neom

Hotel Indigo Riyadh

IHG Hotels & Resorts have announced the arrival of a trendy lifestyle hotel in Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City. Hotel Indigo Riyadh aims to be a social hotspot, offering a vibrant blend of café culture and rich cultural experiences. Featuring 234 stylish rooms, suites, and 138 serviced apartments, Hotel Indigo will provide a contemporary and unique stay in Riyadh. The hotel will be home to three restaurants, including a cosy neighbourhood café, a speciality dining venue, and a chic lobby lounge for guests to unwind. State-of-the-art facilities will be at guests’ disposal too, including a well-equipped health club, refreshing swimming pool, and versatile meeting rooms for business needs.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Hotel Indigo in Riyadh

Janu Diriyah 

Janu Diriyah, Aman’s ‘trendier’ and slightly more affordable sister brand, will be the other Aman hotel to open at Diriyah Gate. With 120 hotel rooms, a luxurious spa, and multiple dining options, this hotel is situated just a stone’s throw away from the UNESCO Heritage Site of At-Turaif.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Diriyah Gate

Park Hyatt Riyadh Diriyah Gate

Saudi Arabia is rapidly emerging as a coveted destination for luxurious hotels, and Hyatt Hotels is set to expand its portfolio in the Kingdom with the opulent Park Hyatt Riyadh Diriyah Gate. This highly anticipated hotel is scheduled to open near the historic Al-Turaif district, joining other prestigious hotel brands like Armani Hotel, Four Seasons and Raffles. Little is known about the hotel at this stage other than its prime location.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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Renaissance Riyadh Hotel

Known for its commitment to connecting guests with the local essence, the swanky Renaissance Riyadh Hotel will debut in 2025. Nestled within the vibrant tapestry of Riyadh’s King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) and conveniently located near Riyadh International Airport, the Renaissance Riyadh Hotel is poised to redefine luxury living. This haven of elegance is slated to offer an impressive ensemble of 266 thoughtfully designed suites, creating a serene escape for both business travellers and vacationers. Satisfying your palate, the hotel boasts three enticing food and beverage outlets, ensuring a delightful culinary journey. When relaxation beckons, the spa, pool, and fitness centre provide the perfect refuge to unwind and rejuvenate.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Renaissance Riyadh Hotel

Rosewood Amaala

Surrounded by the world’s fourth-largest reef and the majestic Hijazi mountains, Rosewood Amaala is designed to coexist harmoniously with the native flora and fauna, reflecting a commitment to sustainability and conservation. With 110 rooms and suites, along with 25 luxurious residences, Rosewood Amaala promises an indulgent retreat for discerning travellers. The hotel’s culinary offerings are equally impressive, with a range of restaurants offering fine dining, casual eateries, and beach-inspired lounges, all showcasing the stunning views of the Red Sea. Rosewood Amaala boasts a wealth of facilities to enhance the guest experience, including two inviting rock pools for relaxation, a dedicated kids’ club for young adventurers, and the renowned Asaya Spa for holistic wellness treatments.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Rosewood Amala

Rosewood Riyadh

With openings in both Aamala and The Red Sea, Rosewood will also open a property in Riyadh’s historic Diriyah. The hotel will be home to 250 opulent accommodations, including 202 guestrooms and suites, as well as 48 Wadi Suites spanning one to three bedrooms. The property will also delight visitors with its diverse culinary offerings, boasting four restaurants and bars to cater to every palate.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Rosewood Riyadh

Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotel

The renowned luxury car brand Porsche has announced the launch of a new luxury hotel in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotel will offer a fusion of cutting-edge design, state-of-the-art technology, and unparalleled hospitality, providing each guest with a personalised experience from check-in to check-out. While the hotel’s exact location has yet to be revealed, it is expected to offer a futuristic vibe. The hotel will boast a range of accommodation options, including luxurious rooms, suites, and penthouses. Guests can also look forward to indulging in a high-end restaurant and bar, as well as a state-of-the-art health and fitness facility spanning over 1,000 square meters.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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The Oberoi Wadi Safar

Located west of Diriyah, Wadi Safar is a captivating destination brimming with exceptional cultural significance and a deep-rooted heritage. Spanning across 60 square kilometers of untouched natural beauty, it offers a haven where history and cultural traditions intertwine harmoniously. Within this enchanting setting, the renowned Oberoi brand will grace the landscape, bringing its renowned hospitality and luxurious experiences to guests.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Wadi Safar

The Red Sea EDITION

There’s one in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London, Miami, New York and soon enough, Jeddah and The Red Sea. We’re talking about the uber-trendy EDITION Hotels. The Red Sea EDITION is sure to be a hip and happening hotspot. The Red Sea EDITION will feature 240 rooms, ranging from one to three bedrooms, offering various accommodation options. In addition, guests can expect to indulge in two restaurants, a bar, a beach club, a pool, and a spa, providing ample opportunities for relaxation, dining, and entertainment.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

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The Rig

Set to be the world’s first oil rig turned tourism destination, The Rig spans an impressive 150,000 square meters, making it the largest offshore multipurpose structure on the planet. With three hotels, 800 rooms, and 11 restaurants, The Rig offers an unparalleled experience for guests seeking an extraordinary getaway. The latest renders reveal cosy cabin-like rooms with balconies offering stunning sea views, immersing guests in the captivating surroundings. Arriving at The Rig is an adventure in itself, as guests can travel by ferry, yacht, or helicopter to reach this unique destination.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

The Rig

W Riyadh

W Hotels can be found across the world, from Abu Dhabi to London. Now, the hospitality brand is coming to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Scheduled to open in 2025, W Riyadh aims to be an urban escape in the capital. W Riyadh will span 210 rooms and suites, seven restaurants, shops and an events space. The hotel will include the brand’s signature spaces, including the AWAY Spa,  FIT fitness centre, Living Room, WET Deck and the Whatever/Whenever service. Plus, like other W Hotels around the world, it will boast a bold design.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

W Riyadh

Yotel Oxagon

Neom’s Oxagon, the futuristic city in Saudi Arabia, is set to welcome its first hotel. The 300-key Yotel Oxagon promises to redefine hospitality with its cutting-edge technology-inspired experience. Guests can expect various tech-tastic features, ranging from a state-of-the-art robotic concierge to innovative smart beds. Taking a cue from Yotel’s Boston and Singapore hotels, Yotel Oxagon will feature robots that assist with amenities, delivering extra soap or other necessities right to your room. Get ready for a glimpse into the future of hospitality.

Expected opening: 2025 TBC

Yotel

2026
25hours Trojena

Ennismore Hotels will make its mark in Neom with 25hours Trojena. Known for its trendy restaurants, bars, and spa, 25hours has already won over the hearts of the FACT team in Dubai. As for the upcoming 25hours in Neom, details reveal a plethora of enticing amenities, including an in-house cinema, farm-to-table restaurant, bike workshop, co-working space, and a rooftop restaurant with a pool.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Collective Trojena

Anantara Hotel Diriyah Gate

The Diriyah Gate Development, located just outside Riyadh, is embarking on an ambitious project to transform over 11 square kilometres of Diriyah into the world’s largest cultural and lifestyle development. This landmark development will feature over 100 exquisite restaurants and 38 prestigious hotel brands, including the recently announced Anantara Hotel Diriyah Gate. Currently in the final planning stages, little is known about the property, but based on Anantara Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort in the UAE and Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman, we’re expecting big things.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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Anantara Trojena

The Anantara brand can be found across the world, from Dubai to Thailand. Now it is coming to Saudi Arabia’s Neom, and making its debut in Trojena. The property aims to redefine luxury travel and become a global wellbeing sanctuary. Anantara Trojena boasts 270 keys, spanning rooms and suites. Guests will be able to pick from rooms with private pools and lake or mountain views. The dining options include two speciality restaurants, an all-day dining restaurant with a show kitchen, a café, a high tea lounge and a rooftop majlis café.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Anantara Trojena

Bab Samhan Hotel 

The Kingdom’s historical heartland is undergoing non-stop development and is set to welcome a new luxury hotel called the Bab Samhan Hotel. The Marriott collection property is a convergence of tradition and opulence, where guests can immerse themselves in the richness of Najdi architecture and culture. Bab Samhan Hotel boasts 106 guest rooms strategically designed to offer panoramic views of Wadi Hanifah, creating an immersive experience in the tranquil landscapes of Diriyah. With all-day dining options and two speciality restaurants, guests embark on a culinary journey reflecting the rich flavours of Najdi cuisine. The promise extends to relaxation, with a spa featuring an indoor swimming pool and a state-of-the-art gym.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC.

Bab Samhan Hotel Diriyah

Banyan Tree Tuwaiq

Renowned for its opulent wellness retreats that embrace the beauty of nature, Banyan Tree has made its mark in Saudi Arabia with the exquisite Banyan Tree AlUla. Now, the brand has exciting news about its expansion across the Kingdom. Little is currently known about Banyan Tree Tuwaiq, located in the desert outside of Riyadh.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Banyan Tree Tuwaiq

Canopy by Hilton The Point

Abha’s about to turn up the hospitality heat. Get ready to be wowed by two Hilton stunners: Hilton The Point Residences and Canopy by Hilton The Point are scheduled to open in 2026. With 250 rooms and residences combined, you can relax and take a dip in the indoor pool. Flex those muscles at the fitness centre or zen out at the spa and the little ones get their own pool and club too. With multiple dining destinations at the property, this will be your one-stop shop for all things luxury.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Hilton Saudi Arabia

Collective Trojena

Imagine this: soaring snow-capped mountains, which boast skiing and snowboarding. Well, that fantasy is coming closer to home, as you can swap the likes of Switzerland for Saudi Arabia, thanks to the new Neom hotel, Collective Trojena. Scheduled to open in 2026, Collective Trojena is a luxurious outdoor hospitality experience. The retreat will include 60 open-air rooms, communal campfires, and creative culinary experiences. Guests will also be able to enjoy year-round outdoor activities, ranging from skiing to snowboarding. Plus, sports activities include hiking, mountain biking, paragliding and water sports, and cultural activities include art, film and music.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Collective Trojena

Earth Hotel Jeddah

Earth Hotel Jeddah, a sophisticated lifestyle hotel with 125 keys, is set to bring social, dining, and workspace experiences to Jeddah. Anchored by an innovative earth co-working zone and a state-of-the-art digital content room, the hotel will provide a dynamic environment for work and collaboration. Additionally, Earth Hotel Jeddah will boast a unique wellbeing concept, featuring cryotherapy and float therapy facilities, as well as a fully-equipped weights room and an outdoor activity zone.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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Earth Living Riyadh 

Earth Living, Riyadh, is an urban hideaway with 85 keys, offering guests a unique space to work, engage, and connect. Combining the best of a hotel and a living concept, Earth Living Riyadh provides a modern, tech-forward environment for stays of a day, a week, or a month. Anchored by a vibrant sticky lounge, the property also features well-equipped co-working spaces.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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Fairmont Rua Al Madinah

World-renowned hospitality group Accor is joining forces with Rua Al Madinah Holding Company in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. Fairmont Rua Al Madinah will provide guests with exceptional living spaces and a high-end design inspired by traditional Madinah architecture. The property will offer 142 spacious rooms and suites with views of the Masjid al Nabawi, the Prophet’s Mosque, as well as a variety of dining venues, an exclusive guest lounge, a kids club, a fitness centre, and a spa. Additionally, the property will feature 120 branded residences, combining the comfort of home with hotel services, making it the first branded residence project of its kind in Madinah.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Rua Al Madinah megaproject

Fauchon L’Hôtel Riyadh

Fauchon Hospitality recently inked a deal for its third property, located in Diriyah. The hotel division of food purveyor, Fauchon opened its maiden property in Paris in September 2018, and a second one in Kyoto in March 2021. The upcoming Fauchon L’Hôtel Riyadh will include 80 opulent guestrooms and suites, along with an exquisite array of amenities such as The Grand Café Fauchon, a serene spa, a stunning rooftop pool, and a stylish Fauchon boutique. Drawing inspiration from the distinct colour palette of magenta, black, and gold, which is a Fauchon signature. Each guestroom will feature in-room “Gourmet Bars,” stocked with Fauchon treats specially customised to guests’ tastes.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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Four Seasons Hotel Diriyah

The second Four Seasons property in Riyadh will be located in Diriyah and is set to offer an exceptional experience with its 150 lavishly furnished rooms and suites, extensive facilities for meetings and events, a state-of-the-art spa with seven treatment rooms, a modern fitness centre, and two outdoor pools complete with private cabanas. In addition to these amenities, the hotel will boast four culinary outlets, including a poolside restaurant and a sunset lounge for guests to indulge in gourmet dining. Drawing inspiration from the region’s rich heritage, the hotel’s design pays homage to traditional Najdi architectural principles, featuring low-rise, compact and organic structures, adorned with rooftop terraces and intricately decorated doors, and expansive courtyards.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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Hotel Indigo Oxagon

Set in the heart of Oxagon’s first residential community, the 250-key Hotel Indigo property will be the talk of the town. As doors for this property open in 2026, be prepared for a hospitality extravaganza like no other which also contributes to the goals of Saudi Vision 2030. From hip cafes to a chill pool lounge and a speciality restaurant that’s a feast for the senses, Hotel Indigo Oxagon has got you covered. The upcoming property is also going to be a haven for relaxation and wellness. You can unwind and indulge in a spa or get those endorphins pumping in a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness centre. It’s all about living your best life and Hotel Indigo will make sure you have the time of your life.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Neom Oxagon

Jayasom Wellness Resort

Jayasom Wellness Resort in Amaala is set to become a premier family-friendly destination for health and wellness enthusiasts. With state-of-the-art facilities spanning a vast 7,000 square meters, guests can indulge in a range of beauty, holistic health, fitness, nutrition, and physiotherapy offerings. Drawing inspiration from Western evidence-based practices and holistic remedies, Jayasom Wellness Resort offers a holistic approach to wellness. In addition to the comprehensive wellness offerings, Jayasom Wellness Resort features multiple restaurants serving healthy-inspired cuisine. Guests can also embark on wellness trails, practice yoga in the pavilion, and enjoy health-focused experiences tailored to their needs.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Jayasom Wellness Resort

JW Marriott Hotel Trojena

JW Marriott Hotel in Trojena will find its home within The Bow, an aquatic realm masterfully blending the forces of nature and technology to craft an exceptional living space. Cradled by the serenity of a pristine lake and framed by the grandeur of towering mountains, the hotel’s infrastructure will be ingeniously designed to withstand the unique challenges posed by its aquatic surroundings. This visionary establishment envisions a grand total of 500 lavish rooms and suites, along with a rich assortment of entertainment and leisure facilities. Among these offerings, guests can expect adaptable meeting spaces, five distinct dining venues, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a dedicated children’s club, inviting swimming pools, and an indulgent spa.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Trojena

JW Marriott Rua Al Madinah 

The JW Marriott Rua Al Madinah is a luxurious hotel that boasts 252 exquisitely designed guestrooms and suites, offering a comfortable and opulent stay for discerning travellers. The hotel also features multiple dining concepts, providing guests with a diverse culinary experience, as well as well-equipped meeting rooms and a state-of-the-art fitness centre for those who wish to stay active during their stay.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Marriott Madinah

Kempinski Al Qeshan Hotel

Kempinski Hotels is expanding in the Middle East with the Kempinski Al Qeshan Hotel in Riyadh. Located on King Fahad Road in Al Olaya, this property will feature 150 rooms and suites, and ten serviced apartments. Designed with technicality and sustainability in mind, Kempinski Al Qeshan Hotel will also feature a green facade in its 35-storey high building. The property will boast two high-end restaurants and a rooftop lounge and terrace. One entire floor each will be dedicated to the ladies’ and men’s spa, as well as a swimming pool offering views of the Riyadh skyline.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel Sindalah

Neom is set to welcome a new addition to its luxurious offerings: the Kingdom’s first Autograph Collection Hotels property. The hotel is slated to open on Sindalah Island, boasting 66 exquisitely designed rooms and suites, including one- and two-bedroom villas. The resort will offer an array of upscale amenities, including multiple dining options, a dedicated kids club, and a rejuvenating spa.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Neom Sindalah Marriott

Mondrian Riyadh Al Malga

With 200 keys in total, including 130 standard rooms and suites, along with 25 one-bedroom, 35 two-bedroom, and ten three-bedroom serviced apartments, Mondrian Riyadh Al Malga offers a variety of accommodation options for guests. Visitors will be spoiled for choice with three restaurants and lounges, including Carte Blanched. The hotel also boasts a state-of-the-art social wellness space and event spaces, catering to the needs of modern travellers. The property will be the first Mondrian hotel in the Kingdom.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Mondrian Riyadh

Morgans Original Trojena

Ennismore Hotels is set to make its mark in Neom with the opening of Morgans Original, a new luxury hotel. With existing hotels in Istanbul, London, and Miami, Morgans Original is known for its unparalleled hospitality and exceptional experiences. The Neom location promises to be no exception, offering world-class dining outlets that showcase culinary excellence, a lavish 2,000-square-meter spa and bathhouse for indulgent relaxation, immersive art exhibitions, and a rooftop bar that offers breathtaking views of the majestic mountains.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Neom Trojena

Six Senses Amaala

Prepare for the Red Sea to level up its luxury game. The highly anticipated Six Senses Amaala is making its grand entrance in the picturesque Triple Bay area of Amaala. Drawing inspiration from the traditional coastal villages of the region, the resort features 64 rooms, six suites, 30 villas, and 25 branded residences. To the north, the village opens up to the expansive and picturesque beaches of Hijaz Cove, where guests can dine at the beach restaurant or enjoy leisurely moments by the family pool. On the southern side, the village leads visitors around the point, revealing natural rock pools, secluded beaches, and a serene mangrove boardwalk, guiding them to the spa nestled within a private cove.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Six Senses Amaala

The B Hotel, Autograph Collection

The B Hotel will find a sweet spot on Jeddah’s upcoming waterfront hotspot, Obhur — which will also house Rixos Obhur Jeddah. The B Hotel will feature 100 keys, including over 40 lavish suites, all designed to blend Saudi Arabia’s rich cultural heritage with a contemporary twist — think Arabian opulence meets modern chic. The B Hotel will not only offer a variety of luxurious accommodations but also a plethora of dining options to indulge in. Guests can also enjoy a fitness centre, a swimming pool, and event spaces for meetings, conferences, and celebrations. And for the little ones, there’s a dedicated kids club.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

The B Hotel in Jeddah

The Chedi Trojena

Nestled in the picturesque Slope Residences of the mountainous Trojena, The Chedi Trojena will serve as a haven for reflection, recreation, and rejuvenation. Drawing inspiration from the rich history of Saudi Arabia and incorporating futuristic elements that complement its awe-inspiring location, The Chedi Trojena’s design is guided by six branded essences: timeless, elegant, personal, contemporary, authentic, and sensory, ensuring it blends harmoniously with the natural landscape. Here, guests can expect a plethora of experiences, ranging from thrilling sports and adventures to restorative and meditative activities, all while enjoying uninterrupted views of the serene freshwater lake.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

The Chedi Trojena

The Chedi Wadi Safar

The Chedi Wadi Safar is strategically located in one of Saudi Arabia’s most important heritage and cultural destinations. The project draws upon its rich past and the centuries-old At-Turaif UNESCO World Heritage Site in becoming one of the world’s foremost mixed-use historical, cultural and lifestyle destinations. Details are scarce about this hotel, but The Chedi Wadi Safar is just one of 15 hotels opening across Diriyah and Wadi Safar.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

The Chedi Wadi Safar

The Langham Diriyah

Located on Diriyah’s main boulevard, near the UNESCO World Heritage Site of At-Turaif, and the eco-tourism experience of Wadi Safar. The Langham, Diriyah will offer 200 luxurious rooms and suites. The Langham Chuan Spa, drawing inspiration from traditional Chinese medicine, will provide a range of grooming treatments, along with separate men’s and ladies’ pool decks for ultimate relaxation. For dining, The Langham will boast the first Middle Eastern outpost of the three-Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant, T’ang Court. While the hotel’s signature afternoon tea will pay homage to the original afternoon tea served in the first Langham Hotel.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

The Langham Diriyah

The Ritz-Carlton Al Khobar

The Ritz-Carlton Al Khobar will be located in the Eastern Province and near the Arabian Gulf coast. One of the many new hotel openings in Saudi Arabia aims to contribute to tourism in the region, which has previously held Shariqiah Season, as part of Saudi Seasons. Spanning 99,917 square meters, the resort will include 130 rooms and suites, and 48 chalets. Plus, the resort will include fine dining and casual restaurants, a spa and conference facilities.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

The Ritz-Carlton Al Khobar

The Ritz-Carlton, Diriyah

Scheduled to open its doors in 2026, The Ritz-Carlton, Diriyah, is poised to be a beacon of luxury and sophistication in this burgeoning cultural destination. With 195 guest rooms, including 34 suites, a speciality restaurant, an all-day dining venue, meeting rooms, an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a kids club, and a signature spa, the hotel promises to blend The Ritz-Carlton’s legendary service with exquisite design elements.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC.

The Ritz Carlton Diriyah

The Ritz-Carlton, Rua Al Madinah

The Ritz-Carlton, Rua Al Madinah will offer 151 rooms and suites, including the renowned Ritz-Carlton suite, providing guests with a truly elevated experience in Madinah. The hotel will boast multiple dining concepts, offering various culinary options, a 500 square meter ballroom for lavish events, a Ritz Kids space for younger guests to enjoy, and a spacious fitness centre for health-conscious travellers.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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voco Hotel and Suites Riyadh North

Nestled in the heart of Riyadh, the five-star voco Hotel and Suites Riyadh North is set to offer an unparalleled experience with its 246 rooms spread across 29 floors. The hotel will boast an array of amenities, including seven versatile meeting rooms and four restaurants, including a speciality dining option and a rooftop juice bar that promises stunning views. For fitness enthusiasts, the hotel features a state-of-the-art gym and a sparkling swimming pool for a refreshing dip.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

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W Hotel Trojena

The upcoming W Hotel in Trojena is poised to showcase 236 guestrooms, including 47 opulent suites, each offering uninterrupted panoramas of the majestic surrounding mountains and the tranquil freshwater lake of Trojena. The hotel’s design embraces its signature brand elements, featuring inviting spaces like the Living Room, the WET Deck, the W Lounge, an indulgent AWAY Spa, and a fully equipped FIT fitness centre. Furthermore, the property is set to provide four distinctive dining destinations along with enticing retail spaces.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Trojena

Waldorf Astoria Diriyah

Dive headfirst into a world of pure luxury at Waldorf Astoria Diriyah in Riyadh. With 200 keys to its credit, this place is not just any spot – it’s in the heart of art galleries that’ll make your eyes twinkle. Expect top-notch restaurants and luxury retail outlets.

Expected opening: 2026 TBC

Diriyah

2027
AZULIK AlUla Resort

Taking inspiration from the natural surroundings of AlUla, from the mesmerising sand dunes to the undulating mountains, AZULIK AlUla Resort will be situated in the Nabatean Horizon District, close to Wadi AlFann. The Resort will encompass 76 villas and a selection of luxury guesthouses for those seeking comfort and relaxation. In addition, AZULIK AlUla Resort will feature a selection of international restaurants and charming cafés, a state-of-the-art fitness club, a VIP club and an art museum.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

AZULIK AlUla Resort

Campbell Gray Hotel Diriyah

The fusion of British hospitality and savoir-faire with Arabian heritage will take centre stage with the arrival of Campbell Gray in the heart of the Kingdom’s historical, cultural and lifestyle hub. Situated in the vibrant Bujairi district within Diriyah Gate, the hotel will seamlessly blend sustainability and Najdi design with a touch of contemporary allure. Discover a captivating culinary experience across two distinguished restaurants, offering an all-day dining experience and a modern Arabian gastronomic journey. Indulge in relaxation and rejuvenation at the PureGray Spa, or take a dip in one of two oasis-like swimming pools.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Diriyah

Cloud7 Hotel Al Ahsa

Boasting 120 rooms and suites tailored for both short and long-stay guests, Cloud7 Hotel Al Ahsa serves as a canvas for showcasing the rich cultural tapestry of Al Ahsa through the integration of local art and design elements, offering personalised experiences rooted in the community. Ouspace and Food Souk will debut at the property, bringing together business and social innovation. Ouspace is a dynamic hub for modern professionals, fostering entrepreneurship and community interaction. Meanwhile, Food Souk introduces a social dining destination, supporting local and regional dining concepts, including startups.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Cloud7 Hotel Al Ahsa

Cloud7 Yanbu

Saudi Arabia is making sure to cover all ground when it comes to promoting tourism — with a no city left behind philosophy. And now, it has been announced that Yanbu will be welcoming its first Cloud7 property. Cloud7 Yanbu will offer a range of experiences, from gourmet restaurants and dynamic business hubs to a rooftop infinity pool that overlooks the breathtaking scenery. By integrating local culture and prioritising environmental sustainability, the project aims to enrich the community. It’ll also serve as a driver for economic and social development in the region. 

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Cloud7 Yanbu

Faena Wadi Safar

Faena, the renowned luxury hospitality brand loved by A-listers, has already announced openings for Faena Red Sea Resort. Faena Wadi Safar in the capital will be anchored around epicurean adventures and enthralling entertainment. If the properties in Buenos Aries and Miami Beach are anything to go by, guests can expect plenty of fun in the sun in Saudi.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Diriyah Gate

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Amaala at Triple Bay

Nestled along the pristine shores of the Red Sea, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Amaala at Triple Bay guests will be met with a grand entry unveiling manicured grounds and panoramic views capturing the essence of the Hijaz Island and the Red Sea sunsets. With 220 keys comprising rooms, suites, and villas with private pools, alongside 26 branded residential villas, this property promises unparalleled luxury and service. The resort’s luxury spa, nestled within the Organic Spa Garden, features a sculptured waterfall and offers an array of therapeutic remedies. Beyond wellness, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Amaala at Triple Bay boasts six restaurant and bar outlets, meeting spaces, a Kids For All Seasons program, and a Discovery Centre for guests to immerse themselves in the local surroundings. 

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Four Seasons Amaala

Hotel Indigo & Residences Al Khobar

With over 200 keys, including hotel rooms and serviced apartments, Hotel Indigo & Residences Al Khobar will offer a diverse range of accommodations. From unique design elements inspired by local culture to culinary delights showcasing the region’s flavours, every aspect of the hotel will be designed in a way that celebrates the Eastern Province. At the new property, you can look forward to indulging your palate at two distinct dining venues: the Neighborhood Cafe and Lobby Lounge. Five meeting rooms and a spacious ballroom on-site provide the perfect setting for networking events. With recreational amenities such as a swimming pool, gym, and spa, the hotel ensures that your stay is not only convenient and comfortable but also relaxing.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Hotel Indigo Al Khobar

JW Marriott Hotel Jeddah

Perched on the Jeddah Corniche, the JW Marriott Hotel Jeddah will be a sanctuary for travellers seeking a harmonious blend of luxury and comfort with a seafront touch. With 280 keys, including more than 50 luxurious suites, the JW Marriott Hotel Jeddah is poised to set new standards of luxury. The hotel will also house two dining concepts: a chic lobby cafe and a serene pool lounge. Indulge in relaxation at the Spa by JW, offering a range of wellness treatments. Stay active at the fully equipped gym or take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool. 

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

JW Marriott Hotel Jeddah

LXR Diriyah

Located in the captivating Wadi Hanifah, this retreat will offer 80 exquisitely designed guest rooms and enchanting villas. Designed as an oasis of serenity, the property will feature a sprawling spa spanning over 800 square meters, offering guests holistic healing and curated treatments. Additionally, guests can enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, an all-day dining restaurant, a speciality restaurant, as well as pool and lobby lounges. Guests will have convenient access to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of At-Turaif.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Diriyah Gate

MGallery Resort Riyadh

MGallery Resort Riyadh will be located in Al Waseel District and is scheduled to open in 2027. The hotel will be home to 60 villas and will be situated near a wadi by a date farm. The hotel joins the MGallery Collection, which launched in 2008. Today, the brand has more than 120 hotels around the world and 47 hotels in development. 

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

two kilometer-tall skyscraper

Montage Resort Wadi Safar

With Montage Hotels & Resorts popping up in the Bahamas, Laguna Beach and Palmetto Bluff, these ultra-luxury properties are specifically designed for the affluent and discerning traveller. Anchored around a sense of place, Wadi Safar is the perfect locale for the brand’s Middle Eastern debut. Guests can expect memorable culinary experiences and an impressive range of spa and lifestyle experiences.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

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Orient Express Diriyah

In 1894, 11 years after the inception of the inaugural Orient Express train, Georges Nagelmackers established the Compagnie Internationale des Grands Hôtels. Fuelled by the allure and opulence of the train, magnificent hotels will be constructed across the world, from Italy to Saudi Arabia. Designed in the distinctive Orient Express style, the 80-room hotel will feature a nomadic design, elemental wellbeing, and a sense of adventure.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Diriyah Gate

Pendry Diriyah

Diriayah, known as the birthplace of the Kingdom will offer several upscale hotel options, including Pendry Hotels & Resorts. Making its regional debut, Pendry is known for its luxury boutique hotels and resorts in desirable destinations such as Barbados, San Diego and West Hollywood.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

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Raffles Diriyah

With properties in Jeddah and The Red Sea on the horizon, Raffles continues its expansion into the Kingdom with Raffles Diriyah. Set against the backdrop of Wadi Hanifah, the hotel promises to offer guests a fresh perspective on beauty and creativity. Through its design and ambience, Raffles Diriyah will showcase the rich heritage of the region while embracing the spirit of innovation.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

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Raffles Trojena

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is famous around the world, from its first opening in Singapore to its recent opening in London. Now, it has announced that it is coming to Saudi Arabia. Raffles Trojena will be situated in Trojena, Neom. The property will sit on the spectacular mountainside and will located in the Discover cluster. The structure will boast a ring-shaped design, which allows guests to marvel at the untouched natural beauty. Raffles Trojena will be home to 105 rooms, rooftop gardens, the brand’s signature butler service and a range of restaurants.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC.

Raffles Trojena

Regent Riyadh KAFD

Saudi Arabia has been welcoming the biggest hotels from around the world. Now, Regent Hotels will make its Saudi debut with a hotel in KAFD. Regent Riyadh KAFD is scheduled to open in 2027. This marks IHG’s first Regent brand in Riyadh. The hotel includes 250 rooms, a flagship restaurant, two themed restaurants, a tea lounge and cafes. Plus, the facilities include a fitness centre, spa and ballroom. 

Expected opening: 2027 TBC.

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Six Senses AlUla

Six Senses AlUla will boast 100 guest villas, each a sanctuary of comfort and sophistication. These villas will cocoon visitors in an unparalleled atmosphere of luxury, inviting them to unwind in style. Additionally, there will be 25 residences for those seeking a more permanent connection to this enchanting destination, making it possible for you to call this natural wonderland home. The property will be nestled in a natural oasis, with lush palm groves and dramatic red-sandstone cliffs.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC.

AlUla Museums

Six Senses Wadi Safar

Located just 41 kilometres from Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport lies Six Senses Wadi Safar. Upon completion, the hotel will boast 80 guest rooms scattered across five clusters atop a hill, treating guests to panoramic views of the dramatic valley. Combining deep cultural roots with Najdi-style architecture, this resort promises to be a perfect blend of tradition and contemporary living. Seasonal sharing plates, a main restaurant opening out to the pool, and a signature restaurant, grill, and brew bar are just some of the experiences awaiting your arrival. The Six Senses Spa features dedicated suites for sight and touch, a hammam, salon, gym, yoga studio, and treatment rooms. From yoga programs to signature massages, this is your ticket to rejuvenation.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC.

Six Senses Wadi Safar

The House Urban Eco Resort

Kerten Hospitality has partnered with Rikaz and Rafal, with the support of the Ministry of Culture, on The House Urban Eco Resort. The eco-friendly project in Riyadh aims to redefine urban eco-living, and here’s what you need to know. The resort brings together business, leisure, and wellness in a sustainable way, and the designers hope to preserve Riyadh’s natural oasis and create a destination for local and international travellers. The site boasts a range of spaces for restaurants, work, and events. The restaurants will include collaborations with local chefs. One of the hotel’s core components is wellness, so the spa offers extensive treatments and state-of-the-art facilities.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

The House Urban Eco Resort Riyadh

The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Neom

Neom is home to world-class creations as well as brands. Now, Marriott International has announced that it will open The Ritz-Carlton Reserve Neom in Trojena. The resort will include 60 one-to-four-bedroom villas, a state-of-the-art spa, swimming pools and multiple restaurants. Plus, it will offer breathtaking views across the desert and mountains. Upon completion, Trojena will be a year-round destination for adventure and sports. It will offer hiking, skiing, mountain biking and water sports.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

Ritz-carlton neom

Treehouse Diriyah

With a brand statement that reads “climb up and play”, the playful Treehouse brand will open its first hotel in the Middle East in Diriyah. Known for offering guests cosy spaces that utilise upcycled materials to evoke a sense of nostalgia, Treehouse currently only has properties in London and Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Expected opening: 2027 TBC

hotel openings in Saudi Arabia

2028
Abraj Omar Hotel & Residences Makkah – MGallery Collection

Located in Makkah, Abraj Omar Hotel & Residences Makkah – MGallery Collection is scheduled to open in 2028. Spanning 2,600 square meters, the hotel will include 276 rooms and 214 residences. The site will also include a business centre, fitness centre, spa, restaurants and playground for children. The hotel will draw inspiration from Makkah’s heritage, and be a sanctuary for serenity and spiritual reflection. Each floor will be themed around figures in Islamic history. For example, the first floor will honour Omar Ibn Al-Khattab.

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

MGallery

Canopy by Hilton Porta Jeddah

Canopy by Hilton Porta Jeddah will be an adventure haven, revving up to greet you in 2028. Imagine 183 guest rooms and 55 super-chic residences ready to rock your world. Plus, there will be multiple world-class dining and retail options at Porta Jeddah. And that’s not all, this place has also got a Canopy Central — a paradise where you can kick back, shop till you drop, and just soak in the sensational vibes of Jeddah.

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

Hilton Saudi Arabia

Epicon

Nestled on the Gulf of Aqaba, Epicon promises to redefine coastal luxury, blending visionary architecture with unparalleled hospitality. Rising like a mirage from Neom’s desert landscape, Epicon is a shimmering sanctuary that sets the stage for an extraordinary experience. This ultra-luxury destination comprises the Epicon Hotel, Epicon Resort, and Epicon Residences, each offering a unique slice of opulence. The Epicon Hotel, a 55-room ultra-luxury marvel, promises not just accommodation but an immersive journey of discovery. The Epicon Resort, with 120 luxury rooms and 45 stunning beach villas, includes a beach club, wellness pools, and an impactful design that sets the tone for an idyllic coastal escape.

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

Epicon

Four Seasons Hotel, Jeddah Tower

Saudi Arabia is filled with exciting megaprojects. The Kingdom is building the world’s largest tower, Jeddah Tower. Reaching more than 1,000 metres in height, the project will also be home to the Four Seasons Hotel, Jeddah Tower. Situated on floors 19 to 27 of the impressive structure, the five-star hotel will feature 200 rooms, fine dining restaurants, world-class Arabic hospitality and (of course) exceptional views.

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

Four Seasons Hotel Jeddah Tower

Habitas Home of Adventure

There are not many hotels where the check-in involves a hike. That’s just one of the many things that make Habitas’ new property in Neom’s Leyja unique. The site will be a luxury eco-tourism destination and will be set in a wadi and 400-metre-high mountains, which have been crafted over centuries. The guests check in at the welcome centre and the first hotel is a 2.8-kilometre walk. However, there will be alternative options for those who cannot trek. 

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

Leyja

Habitas Home of Wellness 

Home of Wellness combines modernity with ancient rituals and offers innovative wellness experiences. It is one of three hotels in Neom’s Leyja from the hospitality brand Habitas.

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

Leyja

Siranna

Located on the Gulf of Aqaba, Siranna will be located between soaring mountains and boast spectacular views. Even the entrance will be Insta-worthy, as it can be accessed by a boat that weaves its way through natural rock formations. The structure has been designed to complement the surroundings and preserve the landscape while paying homage to the heritage of the local area. The building is made up of hexagonal pillars, which range in height and will be home to 100 hotel rooms and apartments, which span 65 rooms and 35 residences. If guests are after adventure, there will be trails on foot and horseback. Plus, there is a beach club, fine dining restaurants, luxury boutique shops, a spa and a wellness centre. 

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

Siranna

SIRO Olaya Riyadh

After making waves with its Dubai debut, SIRO Hotels is heading to Riyadh. With its innovative fitness-stay concept, SIRO Olaya Riyadh is set to redefine the hospitality landscape in the Kingdom. Built on five core biohacking pillars —nutrition, fitness, sleep, recovery, and mindfulness — SIRO Hotels puts wellness first. Offering solutions tailored to boost mental and physical health, guests can expect a transformative stay that’s personalised to their needs. The hotel will feature 200 guestrooms and cutting-edge fitness and recovery facilities. 

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

SIRO Olaya Riyadh

The Oasis Hotel by Habitas 

The Oasis Hotel by Habitas is a celebration of nature’s generosity. Guests will be able to enjoy the Chef in Residence programme and stargazing experiences. The construction and design blend seamlessly into the landscapes. Renders and videos of the hotel were released, and it looks set to be a striking space. The design shows buildings soaring into the sky and mirrored exteriors reflecting the deserts. 

Expected opening: 2028 TBC

Leyja

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