Four Seasons, Alshaya Plan for Hotel In Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY—Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and Alshaya have plans for a Four Seasons hotel here. Located in downtown Kuwait City, Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya will open in early 2017 as part of Alshaya’s new Burj Alshaya mixed-use development.

Featuring two glass towers, the 1.5-million-sq.-ft. Burj Alshaya complex will combine modern architecture, avant-garde luxury and bold design cues. The 284-room hotel will be located in the Burj Alshaya’s 22-story Eastern Tower.

The 43-story Western Tower, set to open in 2018, will provide a new high-tech corporate headquarters for the Alshaya group of companies, including offices for employees of its retail franchise business—which operates 70 international retail brands in more than 3,000 stores across the Middle East, North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe.

The property will offer both indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a spa, a yoga studio and a fitness center. In addition, there will be ballrooms and a range of conference and banqueting rooms to accommodate up to 2,000 people.

The hotel will also include five F&B offerings, including a rooftop pan-Asian restaurant, an open-kitchen Italian restaurant, a lobby lounge and a poolside restaurant.