Discover Kuwait with Starwood
Rich with unforgettable cultural and historical sites, year-round sunshine, and endless recreational facilities, Kuwait offers the very best of the Middle East, and the Sheraton Kuwait Hotel's location right in the centre of the country’s capital—Kuwait City—makes it an ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers.
Traditional souks, best known for gold and Persian or Afghani tribal rugs, offer an unparalleled glimpse of local culture, especially the Old Downtown Souk. Winding through Kuwait City, it delights the senses with a maze of shops offering rare keepsakes. Notably, it is Kuwait’s largest gold souk. Al Hareem Souk meanwhile, features an endless array of shops, often operated by women dressed in indigenous attire, selling homemade items representative of age-old traditions. Similarly Mubarakia houses an impressive selection of traditional, local items. The Persian Carpet Souk, meanwhile, offers a huge array of imported handicrafts, rugs, and carpets.
Visitors looking for more contemporary wares head to the city’s renowned shopping centres, including Salhiya Complex and The Avenues, Souk Sharq, and Marina Malls, home to numerous restaurants, entertainment plazas, and internationally renowned exclusive shops, ranging from MAC to Debanhams to Kenneth Cole and more.
Offering numerous historical sites, Kuwait is a fascinating mix of cultural and cosmopolitan that promises a myriad of treasures and discoveries. Additionally, with nearly 500 kilometres of Persian Gulf coastline, sea-sport facilities abound—not to mention expanses of golden sand beaches perfect for relaxation or recreation.
Those seeking to experience Kuwait’s gastronomical pleasures can choose from authentic local cuisine and international options from all corners of the world. Locations near the hotel include Lebanese, Persian, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and Italian.
Also within ten minutes walking distance of the hotel are the Ministry and Banking Complex and the busy Shuwaikh Industrial Area.
- The currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD).
- Arabic is the official language, but English is widely spoken in banks, offices, restaurants, and stores.
- The electrical current is 220 /240 volt.
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