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Amman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are old not modern. Spacious though and they could have make it much better. The lobby area does not belong to holiday inn chain. Breakfast is great.. They offer many variations. it's location is convenient for business travelers. Price for value is fine.. Not sure if I will visit it again.

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments and your valuable feedback, we are glad to hear that we were able to live up to your expectations. We are committed to deliver the high standards we maintain in our products and services. Thank you once again for your kind compliments and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Management Holiday Inn...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Centrally located. Rooms are oldish but of good side, the whole property is dated. Budget hotel , basic standard. Reception service leaves much to be desired. Booked my room with breakfast thru hotels.com then hotel attempted to charge me for breakfast on the first day. When I raised the issue the person at reception told me I have had to...

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valuable feedback and we are sorry to learn that your stay with us was not up to your expectations. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience faced with regards to your room booked including Breakfast. In the meantime, if there is anything we can do to assist you;...

Ohio, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good hotel for conducting business if you need to be in Riyadh. My room was an up-grade which was okay but nothing spectacular. Ordered a hotel car from the airport, waited for half an hour - no show, called the hotel and was told they didn't have a driver so had to get a taxi. At reception I was offered...

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

We are particularly delighted to read that you spent an excellent break at Holiday Inn Olaya Riyadh and that all our facilities, services and location were to your satisfaction. We are very sorry for inconvenience that caused at the Airport on your arrival to wait for the hotel car. We strive to ensure that all our guests have a pleasant...

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good location There are two towers in this facility There also is another Holiday Inn within 500 metres of this hotel so could be confusing This one being reviewed is the HOLIDAY INN OLAYA Excellent rooms and pillows Some of the rooms may have interconnecting doors (adjacent rooms) Executive floor on the fifth floor 24-hour gym available in one of...

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate taking your time to share your detailed review from your recent stay with us at Holiday Inn Olaya Riyadh. We are happy to know that we have met your business needs. It is always a pleasure for us to see that our clients enjoyed their stay and we truly appreciate your comments to our services and facilities....

San Gwann, Malta
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Holiday Inn Hotel in the Olaya district of Riyadh City was very welcoming. The staff were most courteous and went out of their way to please. The rooms are very well sized with ample room and the beds so comfortable to sleep on. The extra large pillows of course, help immensely. The restaurant serves good fresh food offering extremely...

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words of compliment regarding your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Olaya, Riyadh. We are happy to know that you had enjoyed your stay with us and that our associates has never failed to deliver their promise of providing guests the utmost and warm hospitality that our brand is known for. We appreciate...

Jeddah
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I had stayed at this hotel many times with pleasant experiences but I never tried the restaurant. So yesterday sadly, I did. The sushi looked like a sandwich wrap. I mean that it is cut weird. The filling was just rice and vegetables. Maybe there was a bit of cooked shrimp, but I couldn't taste it. The worst was the...

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in posting a detailed review of your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Olaya Riyadh. While we truly appreciate your effort in describing our hotel, from our rooms to the facilities and for sharing your experiences while in-house, it is with regret that we acknowledged your slight dissatisfaction on Sushi that you tried at the...

Noida, India
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I was staying here for second time. Service is good. Rooms are clean and spacious. Breakfast choice are limited, but tastes good. Dining service is average, not much attentive. I have tried dinner buffet at west tower. Food is taste with good varieties.

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and posting a review about your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. We are particularly happy to hear that you were pleased with our level of service and employee’s helpfulness. Your kind comments have been passed on to the team and we look forward...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The room was clean and comfortable. Staff were nice and helpful. The hotel has a small gym but it was enough. In addation, an outside pool which was useless since my visit was in winter. Location was in center of riyadh near many computer shops. No good resturants nearby, but if the weather ok you have some good choices in...

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the location most convenient. We appreciate your valuable feedback and would like to thank you for your continued support in choosing Holiday Inn Olaya, Riyadh Sincerely, Management Holiday Inn Olaya, Riyadh

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights on a work visit. Clean and hospitable surrounds and very helpful staff. The hotel is well situated in the city centre. Breakfast was varied and good. Business centre was handy. Good value.

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you for sending us your wonderful feedback on our hotel. We are happy to hear that you found our location is very well suitable to your business trip and our team made your stay comfortable, we will certainly share this with the team. We are committed to making our guests stay with us a memorable one and we thank...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I'be spent 3 nights in this hotel very well located in the south of Olaya walking distance from downtown. Room was spacious and clean. Good quality Breakfast served on the ground floor. Very important the check out time at 3pm or even 5pm on request without charge!!!

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Kpunnam, Manager at Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay with us, it is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are sure that your feedback will encourage all of our team to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Inn Olaya Riyadh is conveniently located in the commercial center of Riyadh and the new modern shopping area, just 30 minutes drive from King Khaled International Airport. Holiday Inn Olaya is close to the ministries, the major reputable hospitals, the Exhibition Center and to the major corporate companies in Riyadh. With 298 guest rooms including suites, the hotel provides different level of accommodation ranging from Standard Rooms through to Executive Rooms, Junior Suites, Senior Suites and a roof-top penthouse. All guest rooms are equipped with satellite LCD TV's, data port and wireless high speed internet in all the rooms and public area. Also enjoy our complimentary Hospitality tray in all the rooms including Tea and Coffee. The latest technology also extends to the meeting and conference rooms which offer a range of audio visual facilities and accommodate from 10 to 450 delegates. Dining options in the hotel include the Olaya Express Coffee Shop offering a wide range from the international cuisine. Guests also can enjoy a Dinner BBQ at the pool side.Equally spectacular are the hotel's leisure facilities which include and outdoor swimming pool and Whirlpool, luxurious Fitness Center with the latest equipment, Sauna and Steam Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya

Address: Olaya Street | PO Box 69112, Riyadh 11547, Saudi Arabia
Region: Saudi Arabia > Riyadh Province > Riyadh
Price Range: €91 - €174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya 4*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Riyadh-Olaya Hotel Riyadh
Riyadh Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Riyadh
#12 Best Value Hotel in Riyadh
#16 Luxury Hotel in Riyadh
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