Expected to open in March 2025, InterContinental Riyadh King Fahed Road will feature 250 rooms and 150 apartments
InterContinental Riyadh King Fahed Road will be IHG’s ninth such hotel in Saudi Arabia. (Photo for illustrative purposes only)
Global hospitality giant IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of InterContinental Riyadh King Fahed Road in Saudi Arabia as part of an agreement with RIVA Development Company.
The deal follows the signing of Hotel Indigo Riyadh King Abdallah Road, and is the second of at least seven hotels planned in Saudi Arabia.
The InterContinental brand has a long history in the Gulf kingdom after the first hotel – InterContinental Riyadh – opened in 1975.
Expected to open in March 2025, InterContinental Riyadh King Fahed Road will add to IHG’s current brand portfolio of nine operating InterContinental hotels in the kingdom.
The hotel will feature 250 rooms and 150 apartments as part of InterContinental Residences as well as a pool, fitness centre and spa plus five dining options and a business centre.
Haitham Mattar, managing director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said: “InterContinental Riyadh King Fahed Road will be a brand defining property and will offer guests exceptional experiences immersed in local hospitality and international service excellence.
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“Vision 2030 provides great opportunity for the hospitality sector and we have ambitious plans to support the country’s strategic growth plan, now and into the future.”
IHG currently operates 38 hotels across five brands in Saudi Arabia, with a further 20 hotels in the development pipeline due to open within the next three to five years.
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