Waldorf Astoria Makes its Debut in Kuwait

Lindsay Judge   |   30-08-2022

Waldorf Astoria has opened its door in Kuwait for the first time with a new luxury property.

Located in Kuwait city and connected to The Avenues, the country’s largest retail, entertainment, and luxury lifestyle destination the hotel is the perfect location for a weekend escape.


Waldorf Astoria Kuwait blends timeless elegance with a modern sensibility and sincere service in a property that will transform the city’s hospitality offering.


King Deluxe One Bedroom Living Room


The hotel feature 200 adorned contemporary deluxe rooms and suites with panoramic views of the vibrant city skyline. Guests are also invited to discover exquisite dining venues, beautiful event spaces and the awe-inspiring Waldorf Astoria Spa.


“We are very excited to be expanding our portfolio in Kuwait to include the iconic Waldorf Astoria, which brings an elevated luxury guest experience to the country,” said Jochem-Jan Sleiffer, President, Middle East, Africa and Türkiye, Hilton. “Waldorf Astoria Kuwait is Hilton’s third property in the country and brings a trusted brand to a community of discerning travellers who expect the highest levels of service. We look forward to welcoming guests to this outstanding property, which will no doubt be one of Kuwait’s most prestigious landmarks.”


The hotel features iconic details that can be seen throughout all of Waldorf Astoria’s global properties including the iconic Waldorf Astoria Clock, which has been adapted to reflect Kuwait’s cultural heritage, as well as The Library and Peacock Alley.


Peacock Alley Cafe


The interiors feature artistic masterpieces inspired by the legacy of Kuwait, plush fabrics, marble accents and an opulent colour selection of champagne, gold and silver. A stunning sculptural staircase serves as the lobby centrepiece. Each design element is meticulously curated to convey a strong sense of arrival while also providing the comfort of a private home.


The hotel will also feature international dining destinations including ROKA which will open later this fall and the property’s signature restaurant AVA, which offers Mediterranean cuisine.




The Waldorf Astoria Spa will be an expansive 13,560 sq. ft. wellness destination with a private suite which includes an arrival lounge, well-appointed bathroom, steam room hammam, jacuzzi and double treatment zone, providing the ultimate escape for the discerning wellness guest. Those looking to enhance their fitness routine can do so at the 24-hour Technogym-equipped Fitness Centre, including a Fitness Studio offering a range of adrenaline-boosting workout sessions.



For more information about Waldorf Astoria, please visit stories.hilton.com.