Jeddah Hotel Completes Refurbishment

22nd Aug 2005

The InterContinental Hotel Jeddah has completed its room renovations, with each of the hotel’s 350 rooms having undergone a radical facelift from floor to ceiling. Overlooking the Red Sea, enjoying a unique location on the corniche, minutes away from the business district and the airport, the InterContinental Jeddah has experienced exceptional occupancy rates since its opening in 1992.

The most important innovation at the hotel is the unlimited, state-of-the-art high speed internet connection available on a complimentary basis in all deluxe, premium and Club InterContinental rooms and suites.

Another new feature is the interactive “Guest link” television, which is now available in every room as well as an additional “Plug and Play” device providing guests with an easy connection solution to directly access the internet.

“Offering high speed internet connection to all guests on a complimentary basis has given us a serious competitive edge”, declared Erik Weinmann, InterContinental Jeddah, Director of Sales and Marketing.

“I know of several guests that wait to check their emails in their room as opposed to the office as the quality of the hotel’s connection are of superior levels and free of charge,” continued Wienmann.


Additionally, the InterContinental Jeddah is featuring wireless Internet connection in the hotel lobby and in most meeting rooms. The InterContinental Jeddah also took the opportunity to refurbish the ‘Club InterContinental’ service.

“A lot of new privileges have been added to our Club InterContinental, complimentary Limousine airport pick-up, personalised Instant Check-In, welcome drink and hot towel on the third floor Club InterContinental Lounge, brand new in-room DVD / CD player, complimentary beverages from the mini bar, complimentary laundry, complimentary overnight shoe shine and complimentary Kingdom wide fax sending from the Club InterContinental Lounge.” explained Weinmann.

The standard Club InterContinental benefits remain, such as around-the-clock room service, business centre access, health club access, complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea and evening savouries buffets in the Club InterContinental Lounge, VIP amenities and complimentary daily newspapers.

Another popular addition to the Club InterContinental is the daily “Good Night Service” available every evening between 8:30pm and 9:30pm, whereby all Club InterContinental guests are wished a good night through being served a choice of Arabic coffee or creamy home-made hot chocolate at the door of their room.


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