Explore the city of Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan by booking your stay at Rotana's newly-opened hotel – Slemani Rotana on Salim Street
The vibrant city of Sulaymaniyah, located in the east of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, is now home to a brand new Rotana property. Surrounded by the country's picturesque mountainous region, Slemani Rotana stands out in Kurdistan's cultural heart.
With a central location on Salim Street, where culture, art and business meet, Slemani Rotana puts guests in the heart of the action when visiting Sulaymaniyah. Just 20 minutes away from the property, Sulaymaniyah International Airport is within easy reach, while key attractions and business districts are situated close by, ensuring that both business and leisure travellers are catered to.
The contemporary hotel boasts 240 modern rooms and suites featuring the latest in-room technology and luxurious amenities, with some offering exclusive Club Rotana Lounge access with additional benefits. Stunning vistas of the city and mountains surround the property, offering guests serene views from their rooms.
On the menu
Slemani Rotana offers five outstanding venues with tempting culinary options. Cinnamon invites guests to experience all-day dining at its finest, with an international buffet and an à la carte menu available for lunch and dinner. Kamoon specialises in Oriental and Lebanese flavours, while the Lobby Lounge is great for light snacks and drinks. At Balsamico Cucina Italiana, diners can explore traditional and contemporary Italian flavours while The Piano Bar is a casual spot to unwind with great food and a lively ambience. For complete convenience, 24-hour room service is also available.
Rest and relaxation
For some well-deserved downtime during your stay, Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Club has a range of offerings. There's a fully-equipped gym, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a sauna and steam room with a Jacuzzi as well as massage rooms offering relaxing treatments.
For business travellers, Slemani Rotana caters to their specific needs with five fully equipped and flexible meeting rooms, offering the latest audio-visual technology. The hotel also boasts a spacious ballroom for special events. These venues are complemented with a well-equipped business centre with secretarial services.
Discover the best of Sulaymaniyah
Sulaymaniyah's burgeoning economy is driven by agriculture and tourism, with visitors drawn to its incredible cultural offerings and natural features, including its museums, historical sites and more.
Within walking distance of the hotel is the Sulaymaniyah Museum, the second largest museum in Iraq. It is home to a large selection of artefacts dating from prehistoric times to the late Islamic and Ottoman periods.
For a spot of shopping, the Sulaymaniyah Bazaar is also in close proximity to the property. The largest traditional market in Iraqi Kurdistan, here you will find stalls selling all manner of local wares, from culinary delights to handicrafts, making for a colourful treat for the senses.
If you have more time to explore, an out-of-town trip to the mountains of Goizha and Azmar is great. Whether you're looking to breathe in the fresh mountain air, take on a hiking challenge through the region's trails or enjoy views of the city from this unique vantage point, it's worth making the trip!