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The Best Luxury Hotels In Medina

Updated: Jul 14, 2023

Welcome, esteemed pilgrims, to our exploration of the radiant city of Medina, a place where spiritual grandeur meets unparalleled hospitality. As we embark on our spiritual journey, finding a place to stay that offers not just comfort, but a touch of luxury, can enhance our experience. Medina, known for its spiritual significance, is also home to a collection of luxury hotels that offer an exquisite blend of comfort, elegance, and top-tier service. I'll be unveiling the best luxury hotels in Medina. These are the establishments that offer you a royal welcome, opulent accommodations, and easy access to the Prophet's Mosque, all wrapped in a package of luxury and sophistication. So, if you're planning your Umrah journey or simply seeking to immerse yourself in the spiritual and luxurious ambiance of Medina, join me as I explore the city's most luxurious accommodations.

The cost for a night's stay at these hotels typically ranges from £145 to £300.


Located on the doorstep of the Haram and facing Gate Fahad, this hotel offers an unparalleled location in Medina. It's particularly convenient for women, as their entrance to the Haram is directly in front of the hotel, arguably making it the best-situated hotel in the city. This proximity to the Holy Prophet Masjid, less than a 2-minute walk away, allows guests to immerse themselves in the spiritual atmosphere at their convenience.

The hotel, Dar Al Taqwa, features air-conditioned rooms that are tastefully decorated in soft hues. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and a well-stocked minibar with complimentary items. Large windows let in ample natural light, and some rooms even offer views of the Prophet Masjid. Guests can stay connected with the complimentary WiFi available in all rooms.

For dining and relaxation, the hotel offers a variety of options. The Al Marwa Restaurant serves a mix of international and local cuisines in a smart-casual setting. Guests can also enjoy light snacks and desserts in the charming tea garden. The hotel's lobby, furnished with plush armchairs and a flat-screen TV, provides a comfortable space for relaxation after a day of spiritual activities.

More Information here: Dar Al Taqwa

Situated ideally on the doorstep of the Prophet’s Mosque, The Oberoi Madina offers elegantly decorated accommodations with views of the city or the Prophet’s Mosque. The hotel's prime location, facing Gate Fahad, makes it particularly convenient for women, as their entrance to the Mosque is at the foot of the hotel.

Each room and suite at Oberoi is designed for comfort and luxury. Suites offer a living room with a flat-screen TV and a minibar, and some even include a separate dining area. Bathrooms in some suites boast gold-plated fittings for an added touch of elegance.

For dining, the hotel offers a variety of options. The Moghul Room Restaurant, with its Oriental design, serves Tandoori and South Indian Cuisine. The Tea House, a meeting place for the elite members of Madina Society, offers superior varieties of tea and coffee, along with an assortment of pastries and bakery specialties. For lovers of Japanese cuisine, the Kyoto Restaurant serves delicious dishes like sushi and miso soup, as well as food cooked in the Toban-yaki style. For your convenience, room service is available 24 hours. Experience the blend of luxury and spiritual proximity at The Oberoi Madina.

More Information here: The Oberoi

Perfectly situated adjacent to the Holy Prophet's Mosque plaza, Dar Al Iman InterContinental offers air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV, providing a blend of comfort and convenience for your spiritual journey.

Each room at InterContinental Dar Al Iman is equipped with a minibar, a safe, and a private bathroom. Select rooms offer views of the Holy Mosque of the Prophet Muhammad, adding a touch of spiritual serenity to your stay. For your convenience, the hotel provides a 24-hour reception and a laundry service.

For dining, the Rotana restaurant serves a diverse menu of Arabian and international cuisine. For your shopping needs, the hotel is conveniently located next to Taiba Mall and the Bin Dawood Supermarket. Experience the blend of spiritual proximity and comfort at Dar Al Iman InterContinental.

More Information here: Dar Al Iman InterContinental

Situated just a 4-minute walk from the Holy Mosque and in the heart of Madinah's shopping district, the Madinah Hilton Hotel offers a blend of convenience and comfort for your spiritual journey. The hotel features rooms with satellite TV, each air-conditioned for your comfort. Some rooms also include a seating area for relaxation.

Each accommodation is fitted with a work desk and a minibar, catering to both your leisure and business needs. The Madinah Hilton Hotel houses a range of shops on the ground floor for your shopping convenience. Additional amenities include a 24-hour reception, a business centre, and a tour desk.

For dining, guests can enjoy a meal of traditional Arabian delicacies in the hotel’s Madinah Restaurant while admiring the view of the Holy Mosque. Room service is also available for your convenience. Experience the blend of spiritual proximity and comfort at Madinah Hilton Hotel.

More Information here: Hilton Madinah

Dallah Taibah Hotel, located just 50 metres away from Al Masjid Al-Nabawi and nestled in the commercial and shopping district of Medina, offers a blend of convenience and comfort for your spiritual journey. As someone who has personally stayed at this hotel many times, Alhamdulillah, I can attest to its suitability for families, given its proximity to the women's entrance to the Masjid, which is just a few minutes away.

Each spacious room at Dallah Taibah is air-conditioned, with some offering views over the Masjid Al-Nabawi. All rooms feature flat-screen TVs and safety deposit boxes. The bathrooms include free toiletries and slippers for your comfort.

The hotel offers a distinct experience for guests staying on the executive floors, which have their own private lifts - a great convenience during prayer times. Guests on these floors also have access to a lounge that provides food throughout the day. The hotel also boasts some newly renovated floors that enhance your stay.

The lobby's coffee shop offers a variety of hot beverages, fresh juices, pastries, and light snacks. Breakfast is available upon request, and a 24-hour room service is provided for your convenience. Experience the blend of spiritual proximity and comfort at Dallah Taibah Hotel during your pilgrimage.

More Information here: Dallah Taibah

This selection represents only a fraction of the luxury hotels available in Medina. As a city rich in history and continually developing, Medina offers a wide array of five-star accommodations, with new establishments continually emerging. Keep an eye on this space, as I will be regularly updating this list with more outstanding hotel options for your spiritual journey.


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