Construction for the Fairfield by Marriott Makkah Al Naseem has already commenced and the hotel is slated to open in 2023.
It will comprise 200 guest rooms – including 30 chalets. Leisure facilities will include a spa, a fitness center, a swimming pool and a play area for kids.
The hotel is the second W Hotel to open this year in the UAE after W Dubai – The Palm, and is the only in the world located atop a Grand Prix racetrack.
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Naber has over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry; starting his career with Marriott Hotels in 2004 and gaining Front Office experience.
Aleph Hospitality, which has earmarked a pipeline of 35 hotels in the Middle East and Africa by 2025,manages hotels directly for owners.