As per local law, access to the Holy City of Makkah and to the hotel is only allowed to Muslim guests. Overlooking the Holy Mosque, 100 meters from the King Abdulaziz gate, stands Le Méridien Makkah. Its striking lobby, with a stepped-ceiling, exudes an ambiance of famous Arabic hospitality. The hotel’s eye-catching exterior encloses another world of elegance in its fashionable interior. The hotel features 255 guest rooms and suites elegantly decorated and furnished with well-selected rich fabrics. One Royal Suite, two Diplomatic Suites, 31 Executive Suites, and 221 elegantly guest rooms provide luxurious comfort and an impressive view of the Holy Mosque outside. Makkah is the holiest place on earth for Muslims all over the world. It is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and home to the Masjid Al-Haram (the Holy Mosque).