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The Ritz Carlton Riyadh

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   AlHada Area | Mekkah Road, Riyadh 11493, Saudi Arabia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it is a stupendously lavish and rather absurd building. The Sun King would have felt it a bit over the top. The rooms are not nearly as good as the public areas. The showers are over the bath. the floodlighting of the building means you cant open the curtains at night. The swimming pool is worth a visit just to... More

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Doha, Qatar
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I fell in love with this hotel the first time i looked at it, what an amazing structure it is!! If you have been in Saudi or GCC often, you'll know the meaning of being one of the Royalty, although i am not one, but this place gave me the feeling of being one!! Lavish interiors and majestic structures!! It... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

checked in at this majestic palace for two nights, used to stay at the fourseasons , entrance was grand, hotel was huge ,two days were not enough to explore, staff at reception was very help full, checked in late night ,still remember staff named zoheb was very kind and helpfull; overall a great experience ..looking forward to my next visit

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Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The hotel is very impressive and had heard many good reviews about eating there at various restaurants. Four of us went for high tea to celebrate a good friend leaving. Two of us ordered the Oriental high tea and two ordered the other one. I had an oriental and to be honest was not impressed at all. Presentation was good... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I had been invited to the Ritz for a function and it was everything I had expected it to be. Service excellent and the quality of food divine. Having visited previously I had already been blown away by the decor and ambiece so the wow factor was missing. Very nice and glitzy but just a reminder of dunyah!

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Bergen
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is an impressive hotel. It is enormous! It lacks nothing! It is just stunning! Rooms are really nice and modern. Only missing a shower in the bathroom, as not very happy with showering in the bathtub. Breakfast is fantastic - it has everything, with the best selection of juices I have ever seen. Fitness centre is very good with... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

If you like your hotels big and grand with plenty of bling this is the place for you. In acres of grounds and with an entrance to rival regal palaces it is certainly in your face. Big rooms with all mod cons. Staff are friendly and helpful. Good buffet breakfast and the buffet evening meal has plenty to choose from.... More

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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I've been staying in many hotels in Riyadh for business reasons, I happened to stay in this one for 15 days in a row. The hotel is gorgeous and the impression you get from the entrance is fantastic. Rooms are just a bit below the expectation set by the reception lobby. Yuo get welcome food in room and fresh fruit... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

There is not much to say about the hotel itself - very opulent, great service, breakfast, comortable rooms. As a European woman however I lack appropriate facilities for females - the spa, gym and swimming pool are all men-only. Admittedly, there is a small ladies-only gym, which is a nice touch, but insufficient and can get too busy very easily... More

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Johannesburg
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

This hotel physically lacks nothing. It is the appitamy of luxury. From the arrival, check in, concierge and general staff efficiency everything is just right. All this said, it lacks what would make it top class........CHARACTER, WARMTH.........Personality, for the lack of a better word. Even if I could afford it......not for me thank you!

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Address: AlHada Area | Mekkah Road, Riyadh 11493, Saudi Arabia
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Location: Saudi Arabia > Riyadh Province > Riyadh
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #7 of 136 hotels in Riyadh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz Carlton Riyadh 5*
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