Rotana to open first property in Algeria

The Rotana group enters the Algerian market with Azure Rotana Resort & Spa, scheduled to open in March 2023


Rotana will mark its foray into the Algerian market in March 2023 with Azure Rotana Resort & Spa. Located in Algeria’s port city of Oran, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the resort will cater to all types of travellers.

The new resort is in close proximity to the city's iconic landmarks, including Fort Santa Cruz and Place du 1er Novembre. Combining authenticity and contemporary design, the property will boast 185 spacious rooms and suites, including eight sea view ambassador suites. Guests will enjoy a wide array of food and beverage options from five outlets, including a lobby lounge, a shisha terrace, an all-day dining restaurant, a pool bar, and a specialty restaurant.


Guy Hutchinson, President and CEO of Rotana, said: “As we continue expanding our footprint in the region, Azure Rotana Resort & Spa represents a key milestone for us as our first hotel in Algeria. North Africa has tremendous potential and we look forward to further growing our portfolio in the region. Setting new standards in design and hospitality, our new resort will ensure we deliver on our brand promise of 'Treasured Time' and make for a great destination holiday for families and visitors to enjoy.”

Azure Rotana Resort & Spa will offer a range of services and amenities, including a state-of-the-art spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a sauna and a kids club. The grand ballroom will cater for up to 300 people in addition to three fully equipped meeting venues and a business centre.


Ali Saradjia, CEO of Chez Saradjia Group, the owning company of Azure Rotana Resort

& Spa, said: “Rotana is our partner of choice to help realise our aspirations for the hospitality landscape in Algeria. With their experience in hotel management, we are confident of achieving our project goals that will serve the tourism and hospitality sectors even further. We look forward to providing guests with a memorable experience, taking advantage of Azure’s stunning beachfront setting.”