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Le Meridien Medina

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Khaled Bin El Waleed Road | PO Box 1735, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #70 of 108 hotels in Medina
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thankfully I was only staying for a single night, but this was the most disappointing 5 star experience I had in Saudi Arabia. Reception staff seemed poorly trained so that it took over half and hour to check in 4 people. The Iftar dinner during Ramadan was of very poor quality and most of the hot food was cold. Service... More

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Saudi Arabia
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a proud SPG member and this hotel is a disgrace to their name. Location: its about 5 Km to the holly mosque and not too far from the airport. For people who are there for business it could be an "ok" choice to crash for a night and work during the day. Staff: the staff is friendly, room... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
63 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

As said often, if you are not Muslim, this is your only choice in Madinah. Having stayed two nights in the hotel (in different rooms), overall I was satisfied with the hotel for the price. The rooms were fairly clean and of a good standard and the hotel's common areas were clean and spacious/cheerful. Some items to improve: Firstly, the... More

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

If you are non Muslim travelling to medina your choice is limited to le Meridien. The hotel is tired, and lacks any kind of atmosphere. The food choice is limited to one restaurant, and buffet. Had room service which was pretty good. Staff were friendly enough, but overall could not wait to leave

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

This really is a poor hotel that does not deserve to be in the Starwood brand. The hygiene in the bathroom is terrible especially with the mould on the mastic seal. It must be the worst breakfast in the Middle East with guests having to serve themselves coffee! The staff are slow and if you ask them to help they... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Stayed here for an overnight as I was transferring to Yanbu from Dammam. The hotel is kind of out dated, room design is old and breakfast variety is ok with less on the healthy options. staff were friendly and helpful.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

In the lovely city of medina there is no shortage of good hotels if you are Muslim and going there for pilgrimage. However if you are traveling on business with non Muslims then this hotel is ideal. Great team, service and staff. Some rooms have no windows though.

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Walid Reda S, Director of Sales at Le Meridien Medina, responded to this review

Dear Rashnavadi Greetings from Le Meridien Medina Thank you for your review and i am delighted to know that you enjoy your stay with us. i look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Walid Shalaby Director of sales & Marketing. More

San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My colleagues and I were on an extended visit for work staying at Le Meridien. The building and grounds are pretty, the rooms are clean and well furnished, and the food is adequate. What we found most rewarding was the hotel staff. They are a mix of Saudis and expats who are friendly, curious, cooperative, and hardworking. We got to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Medina reportedly has some great hotels (Hiltons, Sheratons, etc.), but I'll never know, unless I convert. All those hotels are inside the Haram (forbidden) area. In fact, almost everything to see in Medina is inside the Haram, like Mecca. Large imposing signs line the perimeter telling non-Muslims to stay out. We were in Medina as our jumping-off point to Medain... More

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Walid Reda S, Director of Sales at Le Meridien Medina, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Ialhasa Greetings from Le Meridien Madina Thank you for sharing your experience with us, the point you have raised in regarding to the forbidden area it is govt policy and we will must follow it. regarding burned bulb we have investigate and management take necessary action. please accept oursincere apologies. we take all feedback from our guests seriously to... More

Boston, MA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This is the only hotel available to non-Muslims in Medina as it is outside of the "Haram" or holy area. It is NOT by any measure what you would expect of Le Meridien. Unlike other reviewers, I found service well-intentioned, just not adequately trained. I had a funny discussion with the front desk when I called to ask for a... More

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Walid Reda S, Director of Sales at Le Meridien Medina, responded to this review

Dear. Lavjajeraliz Greetings from Meridien Madina Thank you very much for staying at Le Meridien Madina and taking the time to share your feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience that you have experienced during your stay with us. we take all feedback from our guests seriously to heart and therefore we will be investigating the matter that... More

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Address: Khaled Bin El Waleed Road | PO Box 1735, Medina, Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia > Al Madinah Province > Medina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Meridien Medina 5*
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Also Known As:
Le Meridien Medina Hotel Medina
Medina Le Meridien
Le Meridien Medina Al Madinah

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