Middle East: Where To Stay At While Attending these 7 Fintech Events

Middle East: Where To Stay At While Attending these 7 Fintech Events

by 24. August 2018

Whether you’ve registered your  for these upcoming fintech events, or are still considering whether to attend, booking your accommodation early is always advisable in order to ensure a hassle-free trip. Here are some of the closest hotels to the conference venues; although some will require a drive, others are just a few minutes’ walk away.

ABU DHABI

[17 September 2018] Fintech Abu Dhabi

FinTech Abu Dhabi 20181. Traders Hotel Qaryat al Beri Abu Dhabi by Shangri-La

The Traders Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from the Abu Dhabi Airport and offers spa recreational facilities, all-day dining restaurants, and access to the Lobby Lounge. Guests can also enjoy monsoon showers, pick from a pillow menu and opt for 24-hour room service from the comfort of their rooms.

Distance: 6 minutes’ walk or 4 minutes’ drive from the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel

Price Range: AED250-870

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2. Park Arjaan by Rotana

The Park Arjaan hotel apartments come with TV and kitchen appliance facilities as well as a fitness club, tennis courts, steam rooms and sauna. Guests can also pick to dine at any of the five on-site restaurants offering a good range of international cuisines.

Distance: 7 minutes’ drive from the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel

Price Range: AED248.96-618.20

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3. Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi

The Ritz-Carlton has 8 on-site restaurants, a gym outdoor pool and spa options. Rooms open into gardens overlooking the pool, and come with satellite TV, Nespresso machine and minibar.

Distance: 8 minutes’ drive from the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel

Price Range: AED550-4,200

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4. Capital Centre Arjaan by Rotana

The hotel is just 20 minutes’ drive away from the Abu Dhabi International Airport. All rooms are quipped with a kitchenette area, washing machine, microwave and refrigerator, as well as satellite TV. 24-hour room service, a gym and temperature-controlled outdoor pool are also available for guests’ comfort.

Distance: 10 minutes’ drive from the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel

Price Range: AED202.50-890

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5. Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara

Guests can enjoy the hotel’s rooftop lounge, spa center, gym and outdoor swimming pool overlooking lush mangroves. All-day international dining options are also available.

Distance: 10 minutes’s drive from the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel

Price Range: AED440-50,550

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BAHRAIN

[4-5 September 2018] Bahrain: Smartsec Cyber Security & Blockchain Conference

SmartSec Blockchain Conference
1. Wyndham Grand Manama

The Wyndham Grand Manama has three pools and a sauna, fully-equipped rooms and a good buffet breakfast spread each morning. It is 9 minutes’ drive away from Bahrain Mall and 14 minutes’ drive from the airport.

Distance: 2 minutes’ drive or 7 minutes’ walk from Four Seasons Hotel

Price Range: BHD93.500-203.400

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2. Ibis Styles Manama Diplomatic Area

Ibis Styles is 5 minutes’ drive from the Bahrain World Trade Center, and 10 minutes’ drive from the Bahrain National Museum. The hotel also offers a fully-equipped gym, international cuisines in its restaurants and meeting room facilities.

Distance: 8 minutes’ drive from Four Seasons Hotel

Price Range: BHD55.100-84.200

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3. Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa

The Diplomat Radisson has four swimming pools, a spa and wellness center, and serves an array of international dining options.

Distance: 8 minutes’ drive from Four Seasons Hotel

Price Range: BHD110.400-450

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4. Ritz-Carlton Bahrain

The Ritz-Carton is three minutes’ walk from the beach, and is equipped with air-conditioned squash courts and flood-lit tennis courts by the beach. Guests can also enjoy the finest cigars and vintage wines at the Burlington Club.

Distance: 11 minutes’ drive from Four Seasons Hotel

Price Range: BHDD 187-1,200

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5. Fraser Suites, Diplomatic Area

Fraser Suites is 14 minutes’ drive from the airport and 11 minutes’ drive from Bahrain’s Wahooo! Waterpark. Rooms in Fraser Suites come with a full kitchen, bathrobes, iPod dock, flat-screen TV and dining area.

Distance: 8 minutes’ drive from Four Seasons Hotel

Price Range: BHD100.900-448

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[22 November 2018] BlockOn Conference 2018

BlockOn 2018

 

1. Four Seasons Bahrain Bay

The Four Seasons Bahrain Bay serves a fine array of international cuisine, with a lounge that offers all-day drinks & snacks. Each room comes with complimentary toiletries, a flat-screen TV, BluRay player and iPod dock.

Distance: 6 minutes’ walk from the Arcapita

Price Range: BHD 75 – 1,103

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2. The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa

The Diplomat Radisson has four swimming pools, a spa and wellness center, and serves an array of international dining options.

Distance: 24 minutes’ walk or eight minutes’ drive from the Arcapita

Price Range: BHD 53 – 462

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3. Fraser Suites, Diplomatic Area

Fraser Suites is a condo hotel equipped with Rooms in Fraser Suites come with a full kitchen, bathrobes, iPod dock, flat-screen TV and dining area.

Distance: 8-10 minutes’ drive from The Arcapita

Price Range: BHD 56 – 220

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4. Downtown Rotana

Amenities at Downtown Rotana include spacious meeting rooms, an elevated dining venue and rooftop swimming pool. The hotel is located a few minutes’ walk away from the Bahrain World Trade Center and Bahrain Financial Harbour.

Distance: 7-10 minutes’ drive from the Arcapita

Price Range: BHD 40 – 238

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5. Majestic Arjaan by Rotana

The Majestic Arjaan is a condo hotel equipped with a swimming pool, fitness center and sauna. Depending on the room type, facilities include a dishwasher, stove and oven, as well as private bathroom.

Distance: 4.9 km or 8 minutes’ drive away from the Arcapita

Price Range: BHD 80.750 – 205

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DUBAI

[17-18 September] 8th Annual Middle East Banking Innovation Summit

banking innovation

 

1. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Guests can take advantage of buffet style breakfasts and bathrooms fitted with rainforest showers here. The conference center is also equipped with audiovisual equipment and meeting rooms for business purposes.

Distance: 8 minutes’ walk or three minutes’ drive from the Roda al-Bustan

Price Range: AED 800 – 1,700 (2 nights)

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2. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is five minutes’ drive away from the city center and Dubai International Airport. All rooms come with a complimentary minibar and all-day unlimited access to the Wild Wadi Waterpark throughout the duration of guests’ stay.

Distance: 14 minutes’ walk or  8 minutes’ drive from the from the Roda al-Bustan

Price Range: AED 630 – 2,117

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3. Park Hyatt Dubai

The Park Hyatt Dubai offers a luxury resort, 23m swimming pool and 18-hole golf course with a floodlit driving range. Guests can also get to the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, which are each 15 minutes’ drive away.

Distance: 12 minutes’ drive from the Roda Al-Bustan

Price Range: AED 814.50 – 8,900

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4. Millennium Airport Hotel

The Millennium Airport Hotel serves an eclectic mix of international cuisine, and offers a temperature-controlled swimming pool and fitness center, among other facilities. Guests can also enjoy a leisurely breakfast in their rooms.

Distance: 5 minutes’ drive from the Roda al-Bustan

Price Range: AED 480 – 1,840

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5. Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre

The Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre is next to the Deira City Center Mall, Metro Station and is 10 minutes’ drive away from the airport. Rooms are furnished in a modern style and come equipped with satellite TV and a work desk

Distance: 7-11 minutes’ drive from Roda Al-Bustan

Price Range: AED 612 – 1,750

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KUWAIT

[23-25 October 2018] Kuwait Financial Technology Conference & Exhibition

Kuwait Fintech Conference & Exhibition

1. Radisson Blu Hotel, Kuwait

Radisson Blu Hotel offers luxury amenities, including a satellite flat-screen TV, work desk and complimentary toiletries. Guests can also enjoy massage services, a hot tub and Turkish bath services at the hotel spa. Free shuttle service is also provided to and from the airport.

Distance: 2 minutes’ drive or 4 minutes’ walk from the Palms Beach Hotel & Spa Kuwait

Price range: KWD204-1,170

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2. Movenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida’a

Movenpick’s range of apartments and suites offer fine views of the garden, pool and sea for guests to enjoy. It also offers a buffet spread of international and oriental cuisines, a well-equipped gym and spa, and children’s playground

Distance: 8 minutes’ drive from the Palms Beach Hotel & Spa Kuwait

Price range: KWD 126-1,050

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3. The Regency Kuwait

The Regency is 15 minutes’ drive from the airport and has its own private beach. Special features include a Ladies’ Loungefresh water swimming pools and rooms with a walk-in rai shower.

Distance: 8 minutes’ drive from the Palms Beach Hotel & Spa Kuwait

Price Range: KWD248.400 – 1,980

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4. Best Western Plus Salmiya 

Rooms come equipped with wi-fi access, satellite TV, en-suite bathroom, and kettle. Guests can also take advantage of car hire services, private parking and an onsite restaurant.

Distance:
 12 minutes’ drive from the Palms Beach Hotel & Spa Kuwait

Price Range: KWD 117-207 

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5. Symphony Style, A Radisson Collection Hotel

The hotel offers 175 rooms and suites and is 12 minutes’ walk from the beach. Guests can also take advantage of exquisite on-site spa experiences, a sumptuous buffet spread and excellent room amenities.

Distance: 12 minutes’ drive from the Palms Beach Hotel & Spa Kuwait

Price Range: KWD188-1,128

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[27 November] Blockchain Summit Dubai

blockchain summit 2018

 

1. Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Marina

The InterContinental Dubai Marina faces the Dubai Marina Mall. It offers 6 beauty treatment suites on its premises, an urban shisha lounge, outdoor pool and fitness center. Rooms come with a work desk, wifi, a 40-inch flatscreen TV.

Distance: 4 minutes’ walk from the Dubai Marina

Price Range: AED 850-1,469

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2. City Premiere Marina Hotel Apartments

The City Premiere Marina Hotel Apartments are six minutes’ walk from the beach and offers self-catering accommodation with a full kitchen and microwave. Facilities also include a fitness center, free parking and wifi access.

Distance: 5 minutes’ walk from the Dubai Marina

Price Range: AED 553 – 735

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3. Hilton Dubai The Walk

Hilton Dubai The Walk is a luxury condo hotel overlooking the Jumeirah beachfront, with a private beach, wine bar, 35th floor sky lounge and dining, as well as outdoor swimming pool and gym.

Distance: 13 minutes’ walk from the Dubai Marina

Price Range: AED 745 – 2,069

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4. Marina Byblos

The Marina Byblos is located two minutes’ walk away from the Jumeirah Lake Towers Metro Station, and is also within walking distance of the Ibn Battuta Mall.  At the hotel, guests can also choose to relax with a cocktail or try the traditional English breakfast served at its English Pub.

Distance: 5 minutes’ drive from the Dubai Marina

Price Range: AED 550 – 800

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5. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach

The Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach overlooks the Arabian Gulf and makes a good spot for seafront dining and entertainment. Along with an outdoor pool, guests can also take advantage of its fitness center, sauna and available tours bookable with the concierge.

Distance: 8 minutes’ drive from the Dubai Marina

Price Range: AED 935 – 2,850

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SAUDI ARABIA

[26-27 November 2018] Saudi Fintech Forum 

Saudi Fintech Forum 2018

 

1. Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya

Apart from spectacular room For guests’ comfort, Hyatt Regency also offers wide range of spa facilities, a Regency Club, and extensive dining options in American and Mediterranean cuisine.

Distance: 4 minutes’ walk or 2 minutes’ drive from the Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana

Price Range: SAR 2,042-18,850

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2. Copthorne Hotel Riyadh

Copthorne has outdoor pool, free parking and wifi facilities, as well an onsite restaurant for comfortable access. Guests can also relax in the available seating area inside their rooms, along with a flat-screen TV, bathrobe, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Distance: 6 minutes’ walk or 4 minutes’ drive from the Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana

Price Range: SAR 864-1,530

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3. Narcissus Hotel & Residence

Narcissus Hotel rooms come equipped with satellite TV, a marble bathroom and the option of ordering room service. The hotel is just across the street from Riyadh’s financial and business center on Olya Street. Guests can also book tours at the hotel’s 24-hour front desk.

Distance: 7 minutes’ walk or 5 minutes’ drive from the Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana

Price Range: SAR1,920 -8,600

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4. Al-Faisaliyah Suites

Guests can get comfortable by taking advantage of the hotel’s hot tub and spa faciliities. An on-site hairdresser is also available. En-suite entertainment options include a flatscreen TV, blu-ray and DVD player, iPad and CD player.

Distance: 5 minutes’ drive from the Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana

Price Range: SAR 3,900-4,700

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5. Braira Hotel-Olaya

Braira Hotel is located within the heart of Al Olaya, which offers great luxury shopping, high-street fashion options. Rooms come equipped with a flat-screen TV, private shower and free wifi. Guests can also

Distance: 6 minutes’ drive from the Rosh Rayhaan by Rotana

Price Range:
 SAR 952-1,260

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