The Shaza Riyadh opening team. The Shaza Riyadh opening team.

Shaza Hotels has made its debut in Riyadh with the opening of Shaza Riyadh; this also marks the third Shaza in the Kingdom.

The Shaza Riyadh Hotel Residences' design has been inspired by an Andalusian riad, and is located next to the capital city's Al Rajhi Grand Mosque.

The 205 rooms and suites at Shaza Riyadh have been designed for the needs of long term guests, with walk-in wardrobes and a kitchenette.

The hotel also offers a Middle Eastern and North African restaurant called MeNa, and Bistro, an organic café, along with Shaza signature features including a fully operational Wellness Centre Shaza Afiya, Shaza Kid’s Club, business services, meeting spaces and sports facilities.

The property will also be part of the Shaza Discovery loyalty programme, offering guest local experiences and stay benefits.

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Sulaiman Abdulaziz Al Rajhi Real Estate Investments Company CEO Khalid Saud Abu Haimed said in a statement: "After the successful launch of Shaza Makkah last year, it is with great pleasure that we bring Shaza Riyadh to the market."

Shaza Hotels president and CEO Simon Coombs added: "The opening of Shaza Riyadh marks a key milestone for Shaza Hotels. We are honoured to partner with Al  Rajhi Investments for a second property, in opening their flagship hotel residences in the Riyadh."