Tony spent several years working across Saudi Arabia te Riyadh, Al-Khobar and Jeddah where he met his wifey who has worked there for 12yrs
Traveling spil an Expat ter KSA
Being te KSA is not like traveling around the States or Europe. You have to be careful to keep within their rules and not to offend anyone. This guide to being an expat te Saudi Arabia will help you.
Finding a Hotel ter Saudi Arabia
Working ter Saudi Arabia spil a consultant I have had the chance to travel around a fair amount within the country, and have stayed at a number of Saudi Arabia Hotels te the cities of Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam / Al-Khobar.
During thesis trips around Saudi Arabia I have had the chance (ter fact the need) to stay at a number of different Saudi Arabian hotels and rented apartments spil well spil running training courses and meetings using hotel facilities.
There are many international hotels around the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Hilton, Sheratton, Soffitel, Movenpick, and the like to name just a few. The fatter hotels all being international chains not вЂњlocalвЂќ hotels. There are a few almacén hotels te Saudi Arabia but thesis are generally of the smaller multitude.
Standard of Hotel Accommodation te Saudi Arabia
Accommodation te Saudi Arabia Hotels is generally of high standard, very similar to what you would expect te the westelijk te any of their other branches. Beds are comfy, sheets are clean, Televisions work, and everything is well maintained. I have stayed at only three of the smaller locally run hotels, one wasgoed very ornate and utterly вЂњposhвЂќ. Despite this it wasgoed cheaper than the nearby large вЂњchainsвЂќ. Another wasgoed very old and looked it, albeit it wasgoed merienda most likely very ornate it wasgoed beginning to look tired and wasgoed te need of renovation, both of thesis however were clean and the service excellent.
The third hotel however ter Riyadh truly astonished mij, it wasgoed very much of the budget diversity and demonstrated it! The exógeno and lounge were fine but the rooms and corridors were ter urgent need of attention. The indeed surprising thing te this hotel wasgoed that you could actually get from the underground car park onmiddellijk to where the rooms were without going through the lounge, therefore if you had desired to smuggle a woman meteen to your slagroom without being observed this wasgoed possible! (So if you are dating women te Saudi Arabia and you need to know the name of this hotel just druppel mij an email!)
Riyadh Hotel tour
Hotel food te Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian Hotel food is excellent albeit pricey when compared to what you can get outside. I have never had the need to complain about food te any hotels I have stayed at ter Saudi Arabia, and I am a fussy eater.
Most Saudi hotels have a tapkast, a vast buffetkast of different foods. Typically a large salad tapkast spil the Saudis will commence a meal with a salad. A choice of soups and different breads. Then the main courses which will be everything from Arabic stews to Italian Pastas with vegetables, potatoes, rice and everything you could possibly want. The Saudis love to eat, and meals are generally yam-sized! I am a big eater, overheen six feet tall and weigh 100kg, but many of the Saudis will out eat mij several times overheen, and many albeit shorter voorwaarde weigh twice what I do!
The sweets are amazing, there is always a vast array of sickly sweet foods for desert, something that I never everzwijn eat, but my wifey loves! The selection is always nomable, this is an area that the Saudis love, they have a very sweet tooth. This is very likely why suikerziekte is such a major problem here ter the kingdom.
Ter my very first duo of months ter the kingdom I spent a loterijlot of time with the buffets and managed to waterput on overheen 5kg, beware! Saudi Arabian Hotel food is just too good te most hotels, I need a diet!
Hotel Service te Saudi Arabia
Arabic hotel Service, if fantastic, the staff being ter many cases over-helpful, looking for a peak! They are not overly well paid and a puny peak makes a big difference to them so they go out of their way to smile and be spil friendly spil they possible can be.
I tend to find the “vuurlijn desk” slow, especially if staffed by Saudis, make sure you leave an toegevoegd Five minutes for check out spil there can be a loterijlot of individual lumps of paper to be printed out and signed!
Please do peak the staff, their wages are very low and their work hard and the hours long and most have no “off days”!