Swiss-Belhotel signs deal for new hotel in Bahrain
Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a management agreement with HRR Properties W.L.L. to open a new hotel in Bahrain later this year.
Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair, which will feature 174 rooms – a mix of studios, 1- 2- and 3-bedroom suites and three unique penthouses – and a range of facilities, is expected to begin operations by mid-2019.
Gavin M. Faull, chairman and president of Swiss-Belhotel International, said: “Swiss-Belsuites is a distinctive brand that delivers a compelling guest experience. We are delighted to introduce it in the gulf region with a unique property like Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair and very excited to partner with the HRR Properties W.L.L.
“We have a strong presence in Bahrain and this latest addition to our portfolio will further strengthen our offering in the Kingdom.”
Designed for both business and leisure travellers, the hotel is strategically located right at the start of the vibrant American Alley facing the US navy base.
Abdulhameed Mohamed Hasan Dawani, chairman of HRR Properties W.L.L., said: “Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair is being developed to meet the needs of both extended and short-stay guests offering contemporary accommodation with comfortable living areas and flexible working spaces.
“It will provide an enhanced experience to travellers with its excellent location, design and wide range of facilities combined with Swiss-Belhotel International’s signature hospitality. We value our partnership with the group and look forward to working with them on this wonderful project.”
Laurent A. Voivenel, senior vice president, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, added: “Bahrain is a leading business and leisure hub and, therefore, a significant market for us.
“We are very happy to continue our expansion in the country with an exceptional hotel like Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair and extremely grateful to HRR Properties W.L.L. for having given us this opportunity. We are confident it will be a popular choice for visitors to the Kingdom.”