Makkah is the holy city of Saudi Arabia and to the millions of Muslims who visit, entering is the spiritual high point of their lives, an experience that remains indelibly etched in their memories forever. The focal point of Makkah is the Ka’aba, or the House of God, believed by Muslims to have been built by Abraham and his son Ishmael.
If you are looking for a spiritual journey stay or a business trip, here are the best hotels in Makkah. From contemporary decorations to classic arabic style, always with a design twist, these hotels have all something in common, the most amazing over looking city view.
Strategically located at a distance of few steps from the Grand Mosque, Swissôtel Makkah offers the exquisite portfolio of compellingly elegant rooms and suites which includes comfortable 36 sqm rooms, pre-set 352 triple-bed rooms and also 22 disabled-friendly rooms along with free Internet access for all the guests of the hotel.
With a modern design, complementing the values of the authentic Arabian culture, the new hotel will offer 1,487 well – appointed deluxe rooms and suites with breathtaking views of the Grand Mosque and the Holy Kaaba, making it an unforgettable and overwhelming experience in the Islamic Capital of the world.
Dar Al Tawhid Makkah
This hotel in Makkah is beautifully set overlooking the Holy Haram and close to business districts. Luxury suites of up to four bedrooms offer uninterrupted views of the Muslim world’s religious centre. Notable amenities include a spacious lobby and fine dining at Al Rehab restaurant with Islamic-inspired decorative ceilings. The Dar Al Tawhid Makkah hotel is all decorated in a classy arabic approach that express the soul of the people.
Ideally located, this hotel in Makkah is within walking distance of a number of holy shrines including the Jannat Al Moaalah Graveyard and Touwah Well. All rooms offer breathtaking views of the Holy Haram and striking city skyline. The 279 luxurious guest rooms are elegantly furnished and well equipped.
Makkah Clock Royal Tower
The Makkah Clock Royal Tower, is one of the world’s tallest, this 76-story hotel is the focal point of the Abraj Al Bait Complex, part of the King Abdul Aziz Endowment Project. Located adjacent to the Masjid al Haram, offers the finest hospitality in the holy city of Makkah. Among its outstanding features is a 40-meter (130-foot) Royal Clock, visible from 17 kilometers (10 miles) away, which will announce daily prayers to the Muslim world; meanwhile, the Lunar Observation Center and an Islamic Museum aim to preserve Muslim heritage for future generations.
In addition to the opulent and elegant comfort of the rooms and suites offered at this five-star hotel, 76 state-of-the-art elevators allow easy access to the holy Masjid al Haram for prayers. And, at any time, nine exceptional dining venues will be available to accommodate intimate or expansive gatherings.
Raffles Makkah Palace
Raffles Makkah Palace is an exclusive all-suite hotel with astonishing views of the Grand Mosque and the Ka’aba, drawing inspiration from the heritage, culture and faith of the Middle East.
In an outstanding location directly adjacent to Al Masjid Al Haram – the Grand Mosque – Raffles Makkah Palace offers easy access to King Abdulaziz Gate, the main entrance to the Grand Mosque, and provides a unique residential experience.
Each of the 214 suites overlook the holy site, and each provide gloriously generous accommodation, with separate living and dining spaces, and unrivalled attention to detail. This is a refined and elegant residential sanctuary, an experience of a lifetime, one of the world’s great hotels.
Discreet personal butlers deliver Raffles’ signature style of service – anticipatory, thoughtful and thorough – and the entire experience is both inspiring and relaxing: whether you visit once in a lifetime, or as often as you are able.
Makkah Hajar Tower
The Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Hajar Tower Makkah is located directly on the Haram Court, facing the King Abdul Aziz Gate. On 41 storeys, comprises elegantly appointed rooms, suites. The rooms are specifically designed for guests performing hajj “pilgrimage” and umra as well as for businessmen. Experience an enjoyable stay and an uncompromising quality of service.
The hotel offers a view overlooking the Haram and Kaaba’a. It occupies the first 10 storeys and totals 403 quality rooms and suites. These include 17 junior suites and 4 royal suites. The Residence Hajar occupies the upper 21 storeys with a total of 797 rooms offering single, double and triple bedrooms, decorated in a classy and modern style.