This luxury, city hotel enjoys an ideal location in the heart of Riyadh, behind the Fahad national library in Olaya business and shopping district. It lies around 15 minutes from Riyadh exhibition centre and has access to all the ministerial government offices and shopping malls. The city centre is just 2 km from the hotel.Opened in 1994 and renovated in 2005, this conference hotel has a total of 200 rooms and suites. This air-conditioned hotel is one of the most attractive hotels in Riyadh, a city of rich modernisation which is framed by history and culture blended with enchanting beauty. The services of the conference and banqueting centre includes spacious, fully-equipped halls and convenient conference rooms, ideal for meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops. The large banqueting hall holds a capacity of up to 700 persons and additionally offers the highest standards of service with qualified personnel. The renowned Sanabil restaurant is famous for it's Oriental and Arabic-influenced cuisine with daily evening buffets at affordable prices. Alwaha coffee shop in the lobby offers a cosy atmosphere, where friends are able to meet or simply enjoy a relaxed afternoon with a choice of magazines, newspapers as well as hot and cold drinks. The hotel has its own hotel safe, currency exchange counter and lift. Additional facilities include shops, a bar and Internet access. Room and laundry services are also available for an added fee. A car park may be used by guests arriving by car.The luxurious rooms include a hairdryer and satellite/cable TV. Further facilities include Internet access, a minibar, a coffee/tea maker and ironing equipment. The air conditioning is centrally regulated. All rooms are wheelchair accessible.There is an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi available to guests. In addition, guests are offered the chance to train in the gym.