Client Name: Saad Al Dajam, Accor Group

Project Name: Sofitel Hotel

Location: Al-Khobar, KSA

Consultant's Involvement:  Architectural / Engineering Design, Project Management and Model Making services


Sofitel, the jewel in the Accor group's chain of hotels, the brightest light, is the top of the range product in business and leisure hotel. Located in the heart of city and right on the water front edge being a great driving force in attaining the architectural concept of an urban 5-star hotel styled as a leisure hotel. Conviviality, luxury and refinement besides the high performance communication system to suite both local and international needs. Business centre, conference rooms, swimming pool, health spa, French cuisine restaurant and guest rooms range from studio type to duplex type. More than 70% of rooms enjoy sea side view and rest enjoy cityscapes.

The construction has started in-site in June 2005. The deep foundation pile work and basement raft is completed. Work is in full swing for basement retaining walls, columns and other super structure.