The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (formerly part of the Arabian Peninsula) is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (may God bless him and grant him peace), where he called for the religion of Islam, where he died, and his grave is in Medina. In this article, we will learn about affordable and close hotels in Medina near the haram (the Prophet’s Mosque).
The Oberoi Madina
Distance from al haram: 3 minutes walk
Being the best five-star hotel in Medina, The Oberoi Hotel is naturally a favourite destination for royalty and businessmen. It provides an unparalleled location just steps away from the Prophet’s Mosque, and features unforgettable views of the mosque’s green dome and covered courtyards for worshipers during the prayer.
Luxurious accommodation with multiple and exquisite bathrooms, restaurants offering a range of perfectly prepared cuisine throughout the day, large and efficient elevators so you and your family can reach the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad, may God bless him and grant him peace, effortlessly, the largest banquet halls in the city, along with their warm and attentive hospitality for your journey. A lifetime and unforgettable stay in the best hotel in Medina.
One of the reasons that makes the Oberoi Hotel a favourite for many travellers when visiting Medina is that it provides the perfect combination of value and comfort. It provides a luxurious atmosphere with a range of amenities such as a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar. Guests can stay in touch with their loved ones through free Wi-Fi.
Additionally, while staying at Oberoi hotels, guests have access to a 24-hour front desk, concierge, and room service. You can also enjoy a fitness centre and complimentary breakfast. If you need a place to park your car, free parking is available too.
Medina is also known for some wonderful historical sites, including Jannat al-Baqi and Abu Bakr Mosque, which are not far from the Madinah Oberoi Hotel, and we are sure you will enjoy your stay, as you experience all the things the city has to offer.
Madinah Hilton Hotel
Distance from al haram: 6 minutes walk
Located a short walking distance from the Grand Mosque, in the heart of Medina’s shopping district, Madinah Hilton Hotel offers rooms with satellite TV. Each room is air-conditioned, and some have an additional setting area. A work desk and minibar are equipped in all areas.
The Madinah Hilton Hotel contains a group of distinctive shops on the ground floor. The hotel also provides a 24-hour front desk, a business centre and a tour desk. Guests can enjoy a meal of traditional Arabic dishes in the hotel restaurant while enjoying a view of the Prophet’s Mosque.
Crowne Plaza Madinah (an IHG Hotel)
Distance from al haram: 5 minutes walk
Crowne Plaza Madinah featured amenities include a business center, limousine service, and express check-in. This property has 6 meeting rooms. Guests can use an airport shuttle for an additional fee, and self-parking (at an additional cost) is also available on-site.
For lunch or dinner, visit Al Rawda Restaurant, which is a restaurant specializing in serving international dishes. Meals are also served in the cafeteria, and the hotel provides 24-hour room service. A buffet breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.
The best advantage you get while staying at this hotel is your proximity to the Prophet’s Mosque, especially since the hotel is close to it, only a 5-minute walk to enjoy the atmosphere in the Prophet’s Mosque.
InterContinental Dar Al Hijra Madinah – IHG Hotel
Distance from al haram: 10 minutes walk
On foot and just 10 minutes away, you can reach the Prophet’s Mosque when you stay at this hotel, as it is located in the heart of Medina, and it is one of the hotels with high ratings, in addition to being a five-star hotel. As for its location from the Baqi Cemetery, it is a distance away from it. Only 3 km.
What distinguishes the hotel most is the presence of shops and kiosks to bring with you gifts that will warm the hearts of your loved ones, especially after performing your Umrah. The hotel also provides you with your favourite food at Al-Safa Restaurant. As for breakfast, it is available inside the hotel from six thirty at an additional fee, until ten o’clock. And the half.
As for the hotel’s services, they are widely available and similar to the services we mentioned above in other hotels, but what makes it unique from others is its proximity to the Haram.