Alshaya Group announces the opening of the first Hampton by Hilton in Kuwait

05 May 2024

Leading international retail franchise operator Alshaya Group proudly announces the opening of the first Hampton by Hilton in Kuwait, in partnership with Hilton. 

Located in the heart of Kuwait, in the Salmiya District, Hampton by Hilton Kuwait Salmiya boasts 110 modern and stylishly designed bedrooms. The brand-new hotel promises a hassle-free experience with comfortable, thoughtfully designed rooms, friendly service, as well as convenient and modern amenities, including a free hot breakfast and a fully-equipped gym.Alshaya Group announces the opening of the first Hampton by Hilton in Kuwait

“The opening of our first Hampton by Hilton marks a milestone in diversifying our hospitality offerings to customers in Kuwait. Over the years, the region has experienced a surge in demand for high-quality hotels, and we're thrilled to bring the Hampton by Hilton brand here. By leveraging our combined expertise, we're confident we can deliver an exceptional guest experience that meets the immediate needs of our visitors,” said John Hadden, CEO of Alshaya Group, at the opening. 

Situated on the Kuwait waterfront and Blajat Beach, Hampton by Hilton Kuwait Salmiya is ideally located for guests looking to explore the city and is just a 15-minute drive to The Avenues, Kuwait's largest shopping mall, and the Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre. The property is the first-ever in the region to feature an automated car park facility that can accommodate 40 cars at a time.

Pauline Wilson, Vice President, Focused Service Operations, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton, said, “I am delighted to be in Kuwait to celebrate Hampton by Hilton Kuwait Salmiya’s opening alongside Alshaya Group. The opening marks the debut of Hampton by Hilton in the country and brings the brand’s signature features – such as free hot breakfast and exceptionally friendly and authentic service – to Kuwait for the first time.”

Hampton by Hilton Kuwait Salmiya is part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest loyalty programme for Hilton’s 23 world-class hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key.

In the coming years, Alshaya Group plans to expand its hospitality offering in the region with the opening of Hampton by Hilton in Hafr Al Batin in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, expected in 2026.