Cristal Group adds to Saudi serviced apartment portfolio

Cristal Group has entered into a management agreement with Bayat Company for Hotel Services to operate Bayat Suites by Cristal.

The 47-key serviced apartment property is in the city of Muhayil in the Asir Region, in the south-west of Saudi. Expected to open in December 2017, the fully-furnished serviced apartments will offer a choice of two- and three-bedroom units.

Kamal Fakhoury, CEO of Cristal Group, said: "We are very excited to expand our footprint in Saudi Arabia and to diversify our portfolio in the Kingdom. We are glad to partner with a reputable organisation like Bayat Company for Hotel Services and truly grateful to them for having given us this wonderful opportunity. With its excellent location near Hospital Muhayil Al Ahli on King Abdul Aziz Road, Bayat Suites by Cristal will be well placed to meet the needs of modern travellers who want convenient, fuss-free, affordable accommodation. The hotel will offer its guests everything they need and more when it matters most."

Mutasim Al-Rumayh, general manager of Bayat Company for Hotel Services, said: "Muhayil is growing as a destination pushing the demand for quality accommodations. We believe with its strong track record in the region and in-depth understanding of the needs of local travellers, Cristal Group brings a fresh option for travellers to the town. We look forward to building a fruitful collaboration with the Cristal Group and are confident that Bayat Suites by Cristal, with its fabulous facilities, will be a popular choice among both the travellers and residents of the city."

Bayat Suites by Cristal will offer guests fully-furnished, self-contained two and three-bedroom apartments equipped with all the necessary facilities and amenities. The units will range between 62 and 121 square metres in size. Targeting short and long-staying guests, each apartment will feature beds with luxurious pillow top mattress, a fully fitted kitchen, HD TVs, working desks in every room, Wi-Fi, a dining table with six chairs, baby crib and bathroom amenities. Some apartments will also offer the facility of a maid room with an attached bathroom. To assist guests there will be a reception, concierge desk and lobby cafe.

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