5 amazing Makkah hotels – steps from Al Haram

Every pilgrim wants to stay as close as possible to Makkah’s holy sites. Luckily there are five amazing luxury Makkah hotels to pick from, just steps from the Grand Mosque. Here’s an overview of the best Umrah and Hajj accommodation you can wish for:

AccorHotels offers a collection of 5-star hotels in Makkah near the Grand Mosque. For your once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage, experience the tranquility and comforts of staying in world-class accommodation with easy access to Makkah’s holy sites and Abraj Al Bait.

Fairmont Makkah Clock Royal Tower: a stunning landmark

Located in the Abraj Al Bait complex, Makkah’s Fairmont hotel rises 76 stories just south of the Grand Mosque. Each of the 1,650 rooms and suites offers breathtaking vistas of the holy city. Some directly overlook the Kaaba – the point toward which the world’s faithful pray. The view at night, when the Grand Mosque sparkles with light, is especially inspirational.

This 5-star hotel in Makkah is just a few meters away from King Abdul Aziz Gate, as well as world-class shopping and international restaurants.

Raffles Makkah Palace: classic elegance, personal service

The name Raffles is synonymous with Old World elegance and personal service. Located directly south of the Grand Mosque, the refined Raffles Makkah Palace hotel more than lives up to the Raffles reputation. The suites delight and soothe pilgrims with inspiring mosque views, rich furnishings and personal butler service.

The hotel is well known for its local and international cuisine. The nearest entrance to the Grand Mosque is just minutes away, enhancing your spiritual experience and elevating your stay in the blessed city.

Swissôtel Al Maqam: magnificent views, generous cuisine

A refined blend of clean European design and warm Arabic décor, the high-rise Swissôtel Al Maqam hotel opened in April 2017 in Tower F of the Abraj Al Bait complex. The rooms have magnificent views over the Kaaba or city.

Islam’s holiest sites within the Grand Mosque are easily accessible via two private entrances leading to Um Al Qura Tunnel or Al Khalil Street. Enjoy attentive hospitality, generous cuisine and peaceful accommodation.

Swissôtel Makkah: modern style and service

Contemporary style, perfect bedding, Swissôtel’s signature breakfast buffet, breathtaking Kaaba or city views… guests of this luxury hotel return here again and again. As Swissôtel Makkah is located within Abraj Al Bait, the Grand Mosque is easily accessible via the Abraj Al Bait Mall or directly from Ajyad Street.

Pullman ZamZam Makkah: enjoy the latest technology

Named after the well that sustained the Prophet Ishmael (PBUH) and his mother, the Pullman ZamZam Makkah hotel offers global pilgrims tranquil and relaxing Hajj accommodation. Each room or suite has the latest technology, including online check-in, complimentary high-speed WiFi and in-room Haram audio. All guests enjoy direct access to the Grand Mosque via King Abdul Aziz Gate.

Stay close to the Grand Mosque

Whether you’re in Makkah for Hajj or Umrah, you want to be as close as possible to the city’s holiest sites. More time for contemplation and religious rituals, less time spent traveling between your hotel and Al Haram (the Grand Mosque).

Chefs preparing food in the Swissotel Makkah hotel restaurant

Renowned cuisine at the Swissôtel Al Maqam hotel


Raffles Makkah Palace suite

Many suites in the Raffles Makkah Palace hotel overlook the Haram

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