Set to open in 2025, the new hotel is part of IHG's robust growth plans
IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a management agreement with Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City for a new Hotel Indigo.
The Hotel Indigo Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City Riyadh will feature 234 guest rooms and suites, as well as 138 serviced apartments. The lifestyle hotel will also be home to a neighbourhood café, a speciality restaurant and a lobby lounge, as well as state-of-the-art facilities, including four multi-purpose meeting spaces, a contemporary health club and a swimming pool.
Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City is set to be an incubator for local and international institutions supporting innovation, entrepreneurship and future leaders.
The hotel will be located next to the city's Al Mishraq Zone and serve as "a living laboratory where innovation and social life will thrive, and creativity will meet science and technology".
Guests will be able to explore the city's cultural experiences using a vibrant pedestrian-only main street, part of the city's '15-minute' planning concept. The area will be home to fine-dining restaurants overlooking Wadi Hanifah and views of Riyadh's skyline.
The location is just 15 minutes' drive from Riyadh city centre and 10 minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, At-Turaif District in Al-Dir'iyah.
Commenting on the announcement, IHG managing director, India, Middle East & Africa, Haitham Mattar said: "We're delighted to partner with Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City, a flourishing community of creative thinkers and innovative pioneers that will build the future of Saudi Arabia.
"The city is devoted to encouraging youth leadership for a better future in the kingdom, and our partnership is a wonderful opportunity to continue our support for Saudi Vision 2030."
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