Jiddah, also spelled as Jeddah, is the second largest city (Population: around 3.4 million) of Saudi Arabia, the largest one being Riyadh, the capital city. While Riyadh is the political capital of Saudi Arabia, Jiddah is like its financial and commercial city and is one among the richest cities of the Middle East and Western Asia. The city is the most important seaport of Saudi Arabia. The city of Jiddah is also noted one for another significant reason: it the gateway to Mecca, the holiest city of Islam.
Hotels and lodgingEdit
Qasr Al Sharq is unique. 60 kilos of Gold was used on the ceilings and walls. A massive gone-with-the-wind staircase and chandelier anoint the entry way. The suites can cost over $10,000 and have Italian furniture, marble, plasma and more. There are 7 business center areas, a marble spa, a pool and spa.
- List of other hotels in Jiddah
|Hotel Name||Rank||Hotel Name||Rank|
|Westin Hotels, Jeddah||5 Stars||Hilton Hotel Jeddah||5 Stars|
|Crowne Plaza Hotel||5 Stars||Durrat Al-Arus||5 Stars|
|Sheraton Tower and Villas||5 Stars||Le Méridien, Jeddah||5 Stars|
|Sands Hotel||5 Stars||Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Hotel||5 Stars|
|Marriott Hotel||5 Stars||Radisson SAS||5 Stars|
|Radisson SAS Hotel||5 Stars||InterContinental Hotel||5 Stars|
|Durrat Al-Arus||5 Stars||Sheraton Beach||5 Stars|
|Jeddah Orchid Hotel||5 Stars||Al Attas Hotel||5 Stars|
|Al Bilad Hotel||5 Stars||Al Sofaraa Suites||4 Stars|
|Al Sultan Palace||4 Stars||Holiday Inn Jeddah||4 Stars|
|al Hamra Sofitel]] Hôtel||4 Stars||Red Sea Palace Hotel||4 Stars|
|Al Harithy Hotel||4 Stars||Al Bustan Mercure Hotel||4 Stars|
|Holiday Inn Resorts||4 Stars||Al-Banawi Resorts||4 Stars|
|Jeddah Trident Hotel||4 Stars||Casablanca Hotel||4 Stars|
|Kaki Hotel||4 Stars||Ramada International Royal Villas||4 Stars|
|Habitat Hotel||4 Stars||Khaldiyah Palace||3 Stars|
|Rihana Plaza Hotel||3 Stars||Kandara Palace||3 Stars|
|Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Resort||3 Stars||Sunset Hotel||3 Stars|
|Madina Palace||3 Stars||F.K.S Suites||-||Manzil Al-Tahlia Suits||3 Stars||Jeddah Regency||3 Stars Salhia Lotus Beach Resort 5 Stars|
There are many private beaches in Jiddah: Al Remal, Shums, Bait Albahar, '''''''Salhia Beach Resort 5 Star(Most exclusive high end full serviced Beach Resort is the best in the region) , Family Cabins and Al Nakeel and several other resorts. These places are famous for offshore coral reefs of the Red Sea. The resort of Durrat Al-Arus is an integrated tourist village located around 40 km from Jiddah and is functional from 1996. It has all the privacy and modern amenities. Apart from the seashore resorts and beaches on the Red Sea, Jiddah has another attraction, a fountain, King Fahd's Fountain  is a man-made fountain and the water gushing out reaches a height of around 300 meters. The spectacle is wonderful and is a landmark of Jiddah. It is also known as Jiddah Fountain.
Maps and transportationEdit
Getting to JiddahEdit
Practical information and resourcesEdit
Lots of places to eat out in Jeddah :
1) Fast food - KFC, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Dominoes, McDonalds etc. all have multiple outlets
2) For fine restaurants, most nationalities are available - a selection is listed below
Yildizlar Restaurant 6531150 Palm Beach Restaurants 6394078 La Cuisine Restaurant 6630363 Olives Mediterranean Restaurant 6610627 Le Chalet Suiss Restaurant 6696248 Osaka - Japanese Restaurant 6696248 Jehan Group Holding Co. 6978040 Nations Restaurants 6646699 Chinese Golden Palace Restaurant 6690377 Sky Diving Center 6580000
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