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Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC)
How to Reach the Venue?
Where to Stay?

The city of Riyadh offers a wide range of hotels for the most discerning traveler. If you are traveling for the event, it is essential to book your hotel well in advance as the city of Riyadh is busy all year round due to its fame as the most sought after tourist destination in the country.


Hotel Options

The following hotels are located in close proximity to the venue and offer a short travel time.

Crowne Plaza Riyadh Al Waha is strategically located within close proximity of the Riyadh Convention Center, King Khaled International Airport and downtown areas, within easy reach of places of historical interest and shopping malls.

The rooms are spacious with Arabesque style and our traditional hospitality making it one of the unique destinations in Riyadh for both business and leisure. It captures the charm of European architecture balancing the Western heritage.

• Guest Room Capacity: 115 Rooms
• Distance from Venue: 1,3 km
• Address: 8430 Uthman Ibn Affan Rd, Al Waha, Riyadh 12443
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Art View Hotel welcomes guests to 76 rooms, some of which comprise a balcony and a dining area. The restaurant presents Middle Eastern cuisine. Apart from a swimming pool, Art View Hotel Al Riyadh also has a wellness centre.

• Guest Room Capacity: 76 Rooms
• Distance from Venue: 1 km
• Address: 6137 King Abdullah Rd, Al Mughrizat, Riyadh 12481 
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Golden Tulip Riyadh Hotel Standing in the heart of Riyadh City the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia offering 94 elegantly designed rooms including 15 top class suites.

The hotel provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a shared lounge. Providing a restaurant,

• Guest Room Capacity: 94 Rooms
• Distance from Venue: 5,5 km
• Address: King Abdullah Road, Alfdoul Street, King Faisal Dt., Riyadh 13215 
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The hotel comprises of spacious 322 rooms and suites. Breakfast, lunch and dinner services featuring Arabic and international cuisine. The hotel offers a wide range of facilities and services such as indoor swimming pool and Fitness Center.

• Guest Room Capacity: 322 Rooms
• Distance from Venue: 6.1 km
• Address: Al Urubah Rd, King Abdullah Dt., Riyadh 12426
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How to Move Around the City?

Riyadh is a fascinating city with centuries of history and ancient architecture mixed with a modern city with high-raised buildings and a vibrant contemporary art scene. As the largest city in Saudi Arabia, popular ride-sharing services such as Uber, Bolt, and Careem are available. Use the apps to select and book a suitable ride. You can also take one of the taxis that are available all over the city.

How Do I Get a Visa?

Saudi Arabia is opening its doors to the world through its new tourist visa. Through the fast and easy-to-use online portal, international visitors from 63 eligible countries can apply for an eVisa and discover the warm hospitality of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Go to to apply.

Culture and Civilization

Saudi Arabia’s rich heritage and traditions have been shaped by its position as a historic trade hub and the birthplace of Islam.
The cultural aspect of Saudi Arabia is represented in the following:

  • The depth of its Civilization dates back more than one million years.
  • It was the land of many kingdoms and states that prevailed in human Civilization’s evolution. Its prominent geographical location made it a point of intersection of international trade routes through all the ages.
  • As a cradle of Arabism and Islam and the country of the two Holy Mosques.
  • A crossroads of cultures and a bridge for cultural communication.

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