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Al Waha Palace Hotel

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Street No.6, Wadi dawaser Junction | Olaya Main Street, Riyadh 100061, Saudi Arabia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at Al Waha Palace Hotel 2 weeks just prior to Ramadan, and had to leave mainly because of the renovation work they started in 2 of their floors. In general and after having tried 7 different hotels in Riyad, I have the certainty that this field of services is really mediocre in comparing with other cities in the... More 

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Abdul Hadi D, Manager at Al Waha Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Samsou Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I am feeling happy to hear from you that you like our hotel, its rooms and staff. I greatly appreciate your comments about the quality... More 

Benitachell, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great rooms, great staff, really comfortable bed. Good wifi. This hotel understand the meaning of the word service. Would definitely stay here again and recommend this to everyone. The only small downfall was the price of food. Breakfast at 79 riyal and dinner buffet was way overpriced.

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Abdul Hadi D, Manager at Al Waha Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RayGoldber, Its is great to hear that you had a memorable stay with us and thank you for praising our service. We invest a lot of time in effort to train our team to ensure the highest level of personalized service. About the price of breakfast, we always try to make it more competitive and we are hopeful that... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was given nice room with modern facility. Room was nice, loby was moderate and staff were helpful. I am mentioning it very good as i got good deal (however it may otherwise be above average). The breakfast was moderate (though they had a variety). No complaints though few things can improve. If one is looking for budget hotel then... More 

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Abdul Hadi D, Manager at Al Waha Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dhiresh K, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the breakfast that need upgraded, we always try to cater the requirement of all guest and I am very happy to hear any suggestion for the improvement from... More 

Kollam, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second visit in this hotel. well decorated rooms. very friendly and helpful staff. Tasty food with reasonable price. location in main area. we can get everything nearby. My room was free upgrade. I enjoyed my stay with Al Waha.

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Abdul Hadi D, Manager at Al Waha Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kpm708. I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in catering to our guests’ needs the best way we can. If you’re traveling to our area again soon, don’t hesitate to call us. Sincerely Eng. Abdulhadi Al Dajam General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's my first time staying in the hotel. While I used to stay in near by hotels or apartments. The hot located in the center of capital near highways peaceful quite clean very good food excellent service . The staff were very helpful and I didn't hear NO or CAN'T.

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Abdul Hadi D, Manager at Al Waha Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bahar9733. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Eng. Abdulhadi Al Dajam General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This hotel is number one for a reason! The service is 5 stars , room was huge clean and very very comfortable! I had a free upgrade for no reason which I loved and I have been explained that if I am not happy with something to let them know so they can change it. Had an issue with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The hotel has big and clean rooms. Free internet is also available. The stuff is very polite and solid. Breakfast and Dinner is rich and low priced. The hotel is in traditional style. We bave been using Al Waha as our business hotel for more than 5 years.

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Rothrist
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Stayed in the hotel during a 4 day work visit to Riyadh. The staff is very friendly, rooms are clean, modern and up-to-date. Breakfast is rich and fresh. I will stay in this Hotel again on my next trip to Riyadh.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I've booked this hotel solely based on the tripadvisor review. I wanted to check why this hotel is the number one in Riyadh. First impression is quite good. Either it's a new hotel or it has been very well renovated. I can hardly tell. The lobby is not that great but the coffe next to it is very classy. (they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I stayed at the hotel during a 4-day work visit to Riyadh. I have been travelling to Riaydh before but this was my first time at Al Waha. The high number of positive reviews on this site was a major input to my decision to stay there. As many other reviewers have mentioned the staff and management are very accommodating... More 

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Abdul Hadi D, General Manager at Al Waha Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Henrik K Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that need updating. It is a pleasure to announce that we will be implementing many... More 

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