Shaza Hotels has opened a new hotel, Shaza Makkah, in Saudi Arabia.

The hotel has 251 rooms and suites with views of the Holy Mosque. The hotel is located within the precincts of Al-Masjid Al-Haram and the new Jabal Ka’aba district. 

Simon Coombs, president and CEO of Shaza Hotels, said: “Opening of Shaza Makkah marks a key milestone for Shaza Hotels. We are honored to partner with Al-Rajhi Investments in opening their flagship hotel in the holy city of Makkah. It is our endeavor to create a new approach, one of handcrafted guest experiences in an oasis of calm. In tune with the potential of Vision 2030, Shaza Hotels will strive to create distinctive hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

The company has three operational hotels in the Middle East hotels — Mysk by Shaza in Muscat, the Shaza Al Madina and the newly opened Shaza Makkah. The brand is expanding with two new hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Shaza Riyadh scheduled in 2018 and Shaza Jeddah in 2019.

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Shaza Hotels recently announced the signing of its third Mysk project in the Middle East, Mysk by Shaza. The hotel is set to open ahead of Expo 2020.