Radisson Hotel Group has opened the Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Center in Riyadh,  Saudi Arabia.

This is Radisson Hotel Group’s eighth hotel in the Saudi capital city.

The new addition is expected to become a key part of the Riyadh International Conference and Exhibition Center.

The hotel features 223 guest rooms offering views of the city, and a double-volume lobby.

Guests of executive rooms and suites can enjoy complimentary access to the business lounge, which serves tea, coffee, and snacks throughout the day.

The hotel is claimed to be suitable to meet the requirements of business and leisure travellers.

This property is near tourist attractions, such as King ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Historical Centre, the National Library and the National Museum, shopping malls, skyscrapers and cultural centres.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Center, has two food and beverage venues, including The Al Diriyah Restaurant and Lounge, which serves an international menu with some local flair.

The Terrace restaurant, located on the second floor, is intended for people looking to enjoy a night out with gourmet and barbecue comfort meals in a tapas-style environment while watching sport games.

Radisson Hotel Group Middle East and Africa COO Tim Cordon said: “We’re thrilled to cement our presence in the region further with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Center. We believe that business and leisure travellers from around the world will find the offerings of this luxurious and modern hotel perfectly suited to their needs.”

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Center has nine meeting and event venues, including the 400m2 Najd Event Hall, and The Garden for social events.

Radisson Blu Hotel Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Center general manager Aldert van Zyl said: “I am delighted to lead the dedicated team of this new hotel. We are proud of our dynamic and multi-cultural team that welcomes all guests with true Saudi Arabian hospitality as we build genuine relationships with our guests and create memorable moments.”