Doing business is a pleasure at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa, where intelligently-designed function space, attentive conference services professionals and state-of-the-art conference equipment are presented in comfortable surroundings of an oceanfront resort.
Set amidst lush gardens and beaches overlooking the Arabian Sea, Manama city and Bahrain Bay, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa offers guests a tranquil oasis for business meetings while being conveniently located only eleven kilometers drive from Bahrain International Airport and three kilometers from Manama. The city offers traditional Arabic hospitality and excellent facilities as incentive and conference destination.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa boasts the finest conference venues in the Middle East. The 245-room resort offers over 3,750 square meters of meeting, conference and banqueting facilities including a 1,195 square meter ballroom, a second 858 square meter ballroom, and four additional individual meeting rooms. The Grand Foyer, a spacious 1,428 square meters of marble lined pre-function space, is beautifully accented by panoramic floor to ceiling windows. The resort can accommodate conferences for up to 1,000 people, yet the hotel retains its sense of intimate elegance, with its many secluded seating areas providing privacy and comfort.
Both ballrooms are equipped with advanced meeting room technology such as a sophisticated lighting system, enabling the user to control and program lighting patterns. The extensive meeting space comprises of the following venues:
Al Ghazal Ballroom – Exquisite crystal chandeliers cast a warm glow over the rich blue carpets in this elegant ballroom, which can seat up to 550 guests. Highly configurable, the Al Ghazal Ballroom can be sub-divided into four smaller rooms to accommodate more intimate celebrations.
Al Noor Ballroom – Opulent and luxurious, at 858 square meters and with seating for up to 600 guests, this is a ballroom fit for royalty. Decorated with intricate golden designs, and featuring an extraordinary golden ceiling, the Al Noor Ballroom provides a palatial setting for weddings.
Grand Foyer – The expansive Grand Foyer, with its elegant marble flooring and floor-to-ceiling windows offering picturesque views, provides a dramatic location for receptions and banqueting and can accommodate up to 700 guests in comfort and luxury.
Al Khayma (Tent) – At more than 725 square meters, the contemporary-designed and thoroughly impressive Al Khayma offers a uniquely atmospheric setting for banqueting and receptions of up to 300 guests.
The conference facilities are complemented by a team of dedicated conference services professionals, who are able to work in partnership with meeting planners to create truly memorable events. They work side by side with the organizer throughout every phase of the meeting.
The Business Centre is conveniently located in the lobby next to the reception, and is equipped with competent professionals eager to help with technical assistance, equipment rental and secretarial services. The folio of services includes as well a Boarding Pass Printing Station that allows guests to check-in to their airline flights and print boarding passes without leaving the surroundings of the hotel; and avoiding lengthy queues at the airport. The hotel’s Technology Butler® is also on-call 24 hours.
The extensive resort facilities include 600 meters of secluded beach, nine excellent dining and lounge venues, outdoor and indoor pool, outdoor and indoor Jacuzzi, Private Island, a Sports Club and Spa offering four tennis courts, squash court, magnificent Hammam, sauna, steam and Thalasso Therapy pool, as well as a wide range of recreation opportunities and pampering treatments.
The 23 villas, each with their own swimming pool, private beach, and 24-hour lifestyle butler provide the ultimate retreat for guests seeking total tranquility for business or leisure.