Holiday Inn Riyadh Izdihar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and they offer 2 for the price of one. We managed to avoid Happy Hour for the first week or so but then agreed to meet up with other people and now we quite often turn up. In addition every night they turn down your bed and leave a small chocolate for you! As the cruise has progressed we have cut back on our eating and drinking and sometimes we skip lunch. We also continue to exercise as much as possible, but I think it will begin to take its ...
... a small amount of salad and the ubiquitous soft drinks (usually Pepsi and Seven-Up).
Another day we went to a small cafe near our office. The room we sat in is designed to look like a cave; it has brightly-coloured stalactites (made of plaster and painted) throughout!
They serve a variety of meals. I had the mixed grill, which was very good, but lacking in fresh vegetable matter. There were several pickled vegetables, which tasted of vinegar.
Arrived airport 3am but 50 knot headwind at flight level and far reaching dust storms mean no departure. Had such a good run with weather, I know I am lucky to only be delayed now for the first time... But of all the cities to be delayed in!
Will update when weather and routing options becomes clearer, but perhaps will become an overnight flight.
Waited all day ...
... was quite comfortable and the food, classic arabic dishes, was delicious. The fresh lemon, lime and mint drink the treat of the day.
The TVs not so traditional.... But looking around most booths had either singles or only two people, so maybe it makes sense. It was evenly split between folks watching the news, or the soccer.
Then on ...
One sunny Saturday I dressed up in my fancy shoes and we headed out to brunch at the Ritz.
The Ritz Carlton Riyadh was built in 2010 as a guest palace for visiting dignataries and heads of state. It was taken over by the Ritz the following year. The elegant design is similar to the Sheik Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi. It is full of intricate inlaid marble and tile designs. It is quite a beautiful building and ...