Get an overview of this hotel4-star Art Deco hotel near Aquarium


Situated in Salmiyah, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Shaikh Nasser al-Sabah Mosque and Aquarium. Olympia Mall and Al Fanar Mall are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a health club. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a spa tub, and a sauna are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 189 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include minibars and coffee makers.

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3.9 out of 5
78% of guests recommend
4.0 Room cleanliness
4.0 Service & staff
4.3 Room comfort
3.7 Hotel condition
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Nice hotel

4 out of 5
by from San Diego, CA
Posted Sep 27, 2015
Cons: Internet
Location: Great location, right near the seaside.
This is a really good hotel that I really enjoyed. It is in a great location and close to many restaurants. The really enjoyed the gym as they had a great set of free weights. I guess the only issues I had were two-fold...a) slow internet b) hotel parking was not covered. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Housekeeping was responsive and quite good. Amazing pillows and very comfortable bed.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 28, 2015 by maria
Dear Fadi, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Your recognition of our staff service, is something we take great pride in. We noted your feedback which need improvement. Hope to see you again. Sincerely, Holiday Inn Kuwait
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4 out of 5
Posted Aug 3, 2015
Overall comfortable hotel with friendly staff. Good food in all the restaurants.
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2 out of 5
Posted May 30, 2015
No slippers No toothpaste No tooth brush
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Comfortable family hotel near family attractions.

5 out of 5
by from Qatar
Posted Oct 9, 2014
Pros: The location was perfect for my purposes, near plenty of kid-friendly stuff. The staff was extraordinarily accommodating and helpful.
Cons: The hotel is not new! But it is clean and friendly, and I would absolutely stay there again. The surroundings are a bit grim. But taxis abound.
The airport pickup was efficient and very helpful. I was happily surprised to be within walking distance from the Scientific Center, one of the most highly recommended kids' attractions in the city.
Comment from Hotel Management
Apr 11, 2015 by Maria
Dear Traveler (Qatar), Thank you for sharing your family experience during your recent stay at Holiday Inn Kuwait Salmiya. We are delighted that you have enjoyed the accessible location of the hotel for your outdoor family recreation. Our friendly colleagues are always ready to make our guests feel comfortable as they continue on delivering a memorable and enjoyable experience. We look forward to see you and your family on your next visit to Kuwait Your home away from home, Holiday Inn Kuwait Salmiya Team
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Business Trip to Kuwait

4 out of 5
Posted Jan 12, 2014
Pros: Very nice with plenty of amenities and restaurants to cater to differing tastes.
Cons: There were problems with the included breakfast that I had to show proof several times that I had purchased as part of the deal - really annoying.
Location: Good location for the sea side and iconic restaurants along the beach: Hard Rock Café, Marina Mall, etc.
The staff at the Holiday Inn Salmiyah were very generally vey professional and accommodating. Services were offered on a timely basis and catered to my "off-schedule" needs.
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4 out of 5
by from New Hampshire
Posted Mar 18, 2011
Not a bad hotel but in need of some attention to room maintenance detail. I turned down 3 rooms before I was happy with my room and usually I don't have an issue with the rooms I am assigned at hotels. The location is very nice for walking along the waterfront which is 4 or 5 blocks away but it is not anywhere near the downtown. For the price it seemed like a poor value but in the context of Kuwait pricing, it may be better than I perceived.
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Clean and reasonably priced

4 out of 5
by from Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Posted Dec 22, 2010
Clean, reasonably priced hotel. Close to a commercial center to be opened soon.
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4 out of 5
by from yokohama, japan
Posted Nov 23, 2014
Comment from Hotel Management
May 30, 2015 by Maria
Dear Traveler (yokohama, Japan), Thank you for taking the time to share your comments as well as the five star rating posted in Expedia of your recent stay at Holiday Inn Salmiya. We look forward to welcome you again on your next future visit to Kuwait. Wishing you well, from Holiday Inn Salmiya Team
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Ottimo Hotel per chi viaggia in Kuwait.

4 out of 5
by from Kuwait
Posted Apr 1, 2013
Pros: La comodità del luogo vicino alla Cornice. Ottima palestra e piscina aperta anche alle donne (non comune in questo stato).
Cons: E' "datato", ma confortevole.
E' un hotel confortevole, pulito. Le camere sono grandi e comode. C'è una bella palestra aperta anche al pubblico femminile ed una piscina. A piedi si può raggiungere comodamente la Corniche... e questo per chi ama le passeggiate in periodi dell'anno in cui è possibile effettuarle. Al di là della strada si può raggiungere il Museo delle scienze.
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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Holiday Inn Kuwait provides a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 13310 square feet (1237 square meters). This Art Deco hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Sauna 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 189 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Health club 
  • Hair salon 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Express check-in 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1237 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 17 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 13310 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: KWD 4 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: KWD 1 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Under Kuwaiti law, if you are a Kuwaiti citizen or a foreigner residing in Kuwait, you must provide a Kuwait Civil ID card at time of check-in. Couples wishing to share a room must provide their original marriage certificate. Local laws may restrict unmarried guests from sharing rooms. Guests are responsible for providing proof of marriage, if requested by the property.

Kids Stay Free Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel anytime and receive the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • Up to two children under 18 years old stay free when sharing a room with 2 adults (based on availability)
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner for children under 13 when an adult orders from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu
Free stay applies to children under 18 years old staying in the same room as adults. Adult must order from the table d'hôte/à la carte menu for children to receive the complimentary meal. Children can only order from children’s menu. Meals are served in the hotel's dining area and may not include taxes or gratuities. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.