Rove Hotels, a joint venture of Meraas and Emaar Properties PJSC, announced its expansion to Saudi Arabia with Rove King Abdullah Economic City, located in the Bay La Sun waterfront district of King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) in the vicinity of the Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College of Business & Entrepreneurship (MBSC) and a newly established entrepreneurship hub.
Marking the debut of Rove Hotels in Saudi Arabia, Rove King Abdullah Economic City is the first hotel under the contemporary midscale lifestyle hotel brand outside the UAE.
It will feature 240 rooms, fitness centers, and a wide range of lifestyle amenities. Other amenities include a 24-hour gym, food & beverage outlets, lobby areas, outdoor pool and deck, kids pool, parking spaces, spacious meeting rooms, 24-hour self-service laundromat, convenience store, luggage store rooms and safety deposit boxes.
The construction work is anticipated to start in Q2 2018 with the soft opening scheduled for Q4 2019.
Rove Hotels has four operational hotels and four upcoming properties in Dubai. The operational hotels – Rove Downtown, Rove City Centre, Rove Healthcare City and Rove Trade Centre – are popular among Saudi visitors to Dubai for their convenient location and easy access to the city’s attractions.
Ramzi Solh, CEO, Real Estate Operation and Management Company said: “We have an aggressive development plan to expand our hotel and resort portfolio.” Olivier Harnisch, chief executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “The expansion complements the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030 to drive economic diversification with tourism development as a strategic growth area.”Add to Favorites