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Boonton, NJ, United States, 2008/03/20 - US Franchise Systems, Inc. (USFS), announces the opening of a new hotel in Hawally, Kuwait.
US Franchise Systems, Inc. (USFS), parent company of the franchisor of the Hawthorn Suites hotel brand, has announced that Hawthorn Hotels & Suites Brand Management – Regional Licensor for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey – has opened a new 4-star Hawthorn Hotel & Suites in the heart of the commercial district in Hawally, Kuwait. This is the brand’s second property in the Arabian Gulf and the third in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey region. The Hawthorn Hotel Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates opened in 2005, and the Hawthorn Karaca Resort in Bodrum, Turkey opened in 2006.
The new Hawthorn Hotel & Suites Hawally, owned by Mr. Mubarak Saad Al Mutairi of Hawally, is located on Zarkaa Al Yamamah Street. With 75 spacious suites on 18 floors, it offers magnificent panoramic views of the Kuwait City skyline and Arabian Gulf. The hotel is within a 10-minute drive of the Kuwait International Airport, and seven minutes from downtown Main City.
“The Hawthorn Hotel & Suites Hawally fills an important niche in this part of the world for a new, quality hotel with spacious accommodations,” said John Mavrak, Regional President of Hawthorn Hotels & Suites Brand Management. “This hotel offers special appeal to international executives and government business travelers, as Hawally continues to grow as a large and thriving business center.”
The Hawthorn Hotel & Suites Hawally (hawthorn-hawally.com) offers complimentary high speed Internet access in all guestrooms, along with 42-inch TVs, large work desks, bathrobes and morning newspaper. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet is provided daily and room service is available 24 hours a day. Additional amenities include a health and fitness club; swimming pool and juice bar; beauty salon and day spa; gift shop; concierge, guest and valet services; 24-hour business center; meeting rooms for up to 100 people, and complimentary underground parking. Airport pick-up and drop-off is also complimentary.
The hotel boasts several unique restaurants, lounges and eateries including an outdoor garden café, coffee shop, bookstore lounge and private members club. Buck’s Café on the lobby level serves Starbuck’s coffees; Artizana is the award-winning all-day international restaurant on the 18th floor with panoramic views; Hookah/Sheesha Pipe Cafe on the 19th floor offers Arabic fare and panoramic views, and the Sky-Hi Roof Terrace is an open-air, ivy covered pavilion on the 20th floor overlooking Kuwait City and the hotel’s rooftop pool.
There are more than 100 Hawthorn Suites hotels open or under construction in the U.S., Australia, Dubai, Kuwait and Turkey. Guests can earn free nights at Hawthorn Suites (hawthorn.com) and other Hyatt hotel brands by taking advantage of Hawthorn Suites’ partnership in the Hyatt Gold Passport® frequency program. Reservations may be booked online or by calling 1-800-527-1133 or TDD 800-824-2116 toll-free. The hotel can be reached directly at phone: 00-965-26-26-111 or fax: 00-965-26-62-187. All Hawthorn Suites properties are independently owned and operated.