What guests love about the Raffles Makkah Palace hotel
In the top 5 on Tripadvisor with a 79% “excellent” rating, it’s clear that guests absolutely love the Raffles Makkah Palace hotel! But what exactly do they love? Here’s a quick summary of what some recent guests find special.
“Service was outstanding”
It’s amazing to see how many reviews mention the superb level of service and friendly staff. The “staff are friendly and professional”, says one reviewer. An Australian guest raves that: “From the bell boy to the manager, everyone has the most utmost respect for the customers.”
Traveling to Makkah can be challenging in hot weather and busy times, but as one reviewer says, “the staff were amazing, they made sure everything went smoothly.”
Many guests praise the “ease of check in & out”. “I like the check in…” says one happy reviewer, “…they take me from the taxi station direct to my room and I sign all my papers in my room.”
The best meal of the day for Raffles Makkah Palace hotel guests seems to be breakfast, as everyone praised the choice and quality. Comments range from simply “the included breakfast was amazing” to “the breakfast in the hotel was very tasty. It has a large selection too.”
One traveler from Mauritius particularly liked the healthy options: “The fresh juice variety options on the spot is amazing. So tasty and healthy.”
“Spectacular view of the Kaabah”
Right outside the Grand Mosque with views over the Kaaba, it’s no surprise that the location is a major advantage. “Location, ambiance and close vicinity to the Haram mosque are reasons enough why one should choose to stay at Raffles.”
Another guest lists the benefits: “convenient location, few steps from Haram, Kaaba view, shopping mall inside.” The shopping mall is the famous Abraj Al Bait Mall with hundreds of international stores and restaurants.
“The hotel suite is just wonderful”
Families and couples love the hotel’s 214 suites, all with a spacious living room and many with stunning views.
“Room is so clean with excellent view,” enthuses one guest. Another agrees: “Beautiful rooms with spectacular view of the Kaabah is definitely an added advantage”.
“The right choice”
Let’s end with the words of one happy visitor from Dubai: “The minute you step foot in Raffles you immediately know that you have made the right choice and that you’ll definitely come back. The hospitality of all the staff around you make you feel like home and they’ll just do anything to make your stay as remarkable as it get again.”
Note: This article includes quotes from authentic reviews on Tripadvisor and other hotel booking sites. If you’ve enjoyed your stay at the Raffles Makkah Palace hotel, please take a moment to write a review! Your comments are really valuable, both to hotel staff and future guests.