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“Definitely staying here again!”
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Marina Hotel
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Salmiyah
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
282 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Definitely staying here again!”
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Excellent hotel, bright, modern, clean, sophisticated. It has everything you need in terms of amenities. Pool, beach and spa are excellent and I used them every day! Service is excellent, friendly and helpful. The location is perfect, by the sea and next to a great shopping mall. I go to Kuwait twice a year on business and this was my first time in this hotel but my best hotel stay for years - I am definitely going back!

Room Tip: Ask for the lower ground floor - your bedroom opens up on to the beach and you can just walk out to...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank LondonXYZ1973
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MarinaHotelKuwait, General Manager at Marina Hotel, responded to this review, 25 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Marina Hotel Kuwait and for posting your review on Trip Advisor.

I am delighted to read that you had an excellent time with us and you found all our services to your satisfaction. Indeed, our hotel is well located for business and leisure travelers and it is very pleasing that you appreciate the Hotel’s unrivalled location.

I am grateful that you have taken the time to share your comments on this platform and it is encouraging to discover that the Marina Hotel Kuwait is at the top of your list for future trips to Kuwait.

Thank you again for your review and we do hope that you will continue to make many more enjoyable visits to the Marina Hotel Kuwait. We very much look forward to seeing you again.

Kind Regards,
Nabil Hammoud
General Manager
Marina Hotel Kuwait
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

Excellent quality, second visit here and no issues at all. Attention to detail from mgt team very good, would thoroughly recommend. Located on beach with lovely sunset views from pool area. Close to a small mall, and good access to all parts of the city. Nice to walk along sea front at dusk and mingle with the local families.

Rooms with sea view are very nice and worth asking for. Beds very comfortable and good ac in the room meant a peaceful stay. Breakfast very good and checkout faultless- not often one says that ......hotel also arranged an airport transfer which was very handy.

Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank holmesdale1
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MarinaHotelKuwait, General Manager at Marina Hotel, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for coming back to the Marina Hotel!

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate the great location, our nice staff, the excellent breakfast as well our spacious rooms. Thank you for mentioning the detailed attention given by the management team. Our team takes great pride in offering our guests inspiring stays.

Again thank you and we look forward to serving you again.

Kind Regards,
Nabil Hammoud
General Manager
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Located at an artificial extension inside surrounded by sea .Nice welcoming receptionist finishing smoothly our check in procedure .A wide clean well furnished room with the sea just across the garden . House keeping is active responding to requests of extras .Lobby is medium sized with complimentery Arabic coffee . Breakfast served at central basement area with sunroof of a full buffet including egg and Arabic wraps (saj wraps) . Lunch served at upper ground level with sea view all around a 4 star buffet that lacks high quality sweets but served by efficient smiling staff . Valet parking available so is free internet service .

Room Tip: Choose a room at the top floor facing the sea and city
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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1 Thank abdo55
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MarinaHotelKuwait, Manager at Marina Hotel, responded to this review, 17 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your experience at the Marina Hotel. I am happy to hear that you were impressed with the staff, location, room, valet parking
and the Wi-Fi.

I also appreciate your review with specific examples of the lapses you encountered at the buffet.

Feedback like yours is instrumental in the planning process for enhancements hence it will great if you can write some examples of your opinion of a 5 star buffet, dessert buffet
at nabil@marinahotel.com

I sincerely hope that you will visit us again during your next stay and I look forward to showing you the new, upgraded buffet.

Kind Regards,
Nabil Hammoud
General Manager
Marina Hotel Kuwait
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Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

From arriving to check out it was perfect in every way... wonderful staff... well trained and attentive.. superb room 226 looking out over the pool and the sea. And the bathroom is to die for... As a very frequent hotel traveler I can say it's the best in a long time. .. well done and thank you for the nice amenities. .
Wish I could stay longer but you are fully booked
Bravo
5 stars plus

Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Ideaz
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Montreal
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

This is our first time in Kuwait. I was here for a scientific meeting. We were warmly greeted. The staff speak good English and are eager to please. The hotel is spotless and modern. My room was spacious and comfortable. The breakfast buffet was expansive and very good. The grounds are lovely and perfectly manicured. It was a little too cool to swim, but the outdoor pools looked really nice.

In short, a nice hotel. I hope to be back!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Rrules
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MarinaHotelKuwait, General Manager at Marina Hotel, responded to this review, 23 March 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your great review of the Marina hotel. I appreciate your kind words about our comfortable and modern rooms as well as the friendliness of the staff.

Please note that I already shared your feedback with the staff and they were delighted to know that their efforts, were noticed and appreciated.

I am looking forward to welcoming you back to the Marina Hotel.

Kind Regards,

Nabil Hammoud
General Manager
Marina Hotel
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Not only the bedroom and bathroom are spacious, the Persian Gulf view is also marvelous.
In addition, the hotel was also generous with WIFI. I've connected 4 devices, and it is still F.O.C.
Staff are pleasant and friendly, and transportation to and from airport were arranged by hotel as well.

Room Tip: I would go for rooms with Persian Gulf view, instead of City view.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Azhar J
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014

I usually stay there for business...the rooms are very spacious (very) and their gym is one of the best as far as hotels are concerned. Their breakfast buffet is quite nice actually. The overall service is quite good. When the weather is good, you cannot beat this place. With amazing views you'll want to finish work early to enjoy the place.
There's a huge marina with a lot of food choices not 100 meters away. It can get pretty crowded trying to get in and out because of that but that's not a big deal. I'd highly recommend it during any visits to Kuwait City.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled on business
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Thank TheSherif
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MarinaHotelKuwait, Manager at Marina Hotel, responded to this review, 22 January 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from Marina Hotel Kuwait!

Thank you for your positive comments on Tripadvisor. We do appreciate hearing from our guests, as their comments are vital for us to continue improving our service.

Comments like yours are a pleasure to receive and build up our urge for perfection. One of our aims is to ensure that all our valuable guests will have a remarkable stay with us and we are so proud that you had experience the hospitality during your recent stay. We are also happy to know that you enjoyed the hotel facilities and the hotel location.

It is our privilege to serve you and look forward to welcome you again at the Marina Hotel Kuwait.

Respectfully yours,
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Additional Information about Marina Hotel

Property: Marina Hotel
Address: Arabian Gulf Road, 446 | Marina Mall, Salmiyah, Kuwait City 22000, Kuwait
Region: Kuwait > Kuwait City > Salmiyah
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Salmiyah
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Salmiyah
#4 Luxury Hotel in Salmiyah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:4 star — Marina Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 91
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of the vibrant and up-market shopping district of Salmiya where one of the biggest malls, the Marina Mall, is a few minutes by walk passing the Marina Crescent area where wide range of coffee shops and international chain of restaurants. It offers convenient access to the business areas of Kuwait, and is 10 minutes from the heart of Kuwait City and 20 minutes from Kuwait International Airport. This prestigious, multi–facility complex offers luxurious and functional amenities to the business traveller and the tourist alike where all rooms are sea view facing the Arabian Gulf. Complimentary airport transfers are offered and 24 hour wifi internet connection free of charge. ... more   less 
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