Wyndham Hotel Group opens first Iraq hotel

71 room Ramada Sulaymaniyah Salim Street opens in Kurdistan

Ramada Sulaymaniyah Salim Street hotel offers 58 guest rooms and 13 suites.
Ramada Sulaymaniyah Salim Street hotel offers 58 guest rooms and 13 suites.

Wyndham Hotel Group has opened its first Iraq hotel with the newly-built 71-room Ramada Sulaymaniyah Salim Street hotel in Kurdistan.

Featuring 58 guest rooms and 13 suites, the Ramada Sulaymaniyah Salim Street is located within 10 kilometres of Sulaymaniyah International Airport and within easy reach of the city’s various cultural, historical and commercial points of interests.

Wyndham Hotel Group senior vice president and managing director of EMEA Rui Barros said: “Wyndham Hotel Group constantly evaluates opportunities to enter new markets and bring our renowned brands and best-in-class service to new destinations. We look forward to offering business and leisure travellers in the market a new hotel experience, not to mention all of the benefits of the world’s largest hotel loyalty programme, Wyndham Rewards.”

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In addition to accommodation the new hotel also features a 728 square metre theatre-style ballroom that can cater for up to 700 people, as well as various dining options ranging from the Panorama Restaurant on the top floor to the Boulevard Café and Aquarium Lobby Bar. Also on offer to guests is a spa with seven treatment rooms, a 144 square metre indoor swimming pool, Turkish bath, saunas and a whirlpool.

In addition to the launching the Ramada brand in Iraq, the Wyndham Hotel Group has also added the 144-room Ramada Plaza Beirut Raouche in Lebanon to its growing portfolio.

With a mix of 119 standard, deluxe and executive guest rooms alongside with 25 suites, the hotel is situated opposite the famous Raouche Rock and just a 15 minute drive from Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport.

Featuring a mix of meetings and events space including a 391 square metre ballroom as well a pool and fitness club, the hotel aims to cater to both business and leisure guests.

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