Movenpick opens resort in Kuwait

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to welcome a new addition to its growing portfolio with the soft opening of Mövenpick Resort & Residence Al Bidaa Kuwait this year. The move is part of the Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ strategic growth plans in the Middle East and signals their strong commitment to the development of tourism in Kuwait.

The 5-star hotel is located just 15 minutes from Kuwait International Airport in the city’s prestigious Salmiya area. It covers a total area of some 40,000 sqm with 308 rooms and suites including a Royal suite and 14 family villas. The hotel’s particular strength will be the residence part of the complex which houses an extensive choice of studios, two-bedroom and three-bedroom Residential suites designed to attract the long stay guests and serve as weekend retreat for the domestic market.

“Tourism is now a strategic objective for Kuwait thanks to the government’s extensive tourism master plan and there is a definite potential for the country to position itself as one of the leading leisure destinations in the GCC,’ said Johnny Mathis, General Manager Mövenpick Resort & Residence Al Bidaa Kuwait.

“This new hotel will allow us to offer our guests in Kuwait, both business travelers and holidaymakers, a comprehensive range of products and services in a comfortable environment.”

With a wide range of leisure activities including five outdoor swimming pools, three squash courts and a Kids’ Club the Mövenpick Resort & Residence Al Bidaa Kuwait is ideally suited to families. The resort also boasts its own extensive private beach and a luxurious spa, health and fitness centre, spanning over 900 sqm, is also planned.


Conference and banqueting facilities include three flexible meeting rooms for up to 60 persons in each, a sub-divisible ballroom that will accommodate up to 300 persons as well as a business centre to cater the needs of the corporate traveler.

Dining experiences include the main Mövenpick Hotel Restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating restaurant and the specialty restaurant Beldani Mediterranean seafood restaurant where guests can enjoy the culinary delicacies for which Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts are renowned. Drinks and snacks are served in the Veranda lobby lounge as well as at the pool bars and room service is available 24 hours a day.