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Al Balad - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
19 Apr — 20 Apr2
Al Balad - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Al Balad. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 12 April 2024.
Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:October
Average price in Al Balad:£44/night
Cheapest price found:£30/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Friday
£31 - £97
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£25 - £96
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Al Balad

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About Al Balad

Al-Balad is the historic centre of the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and one of the most important cultural areas in the state. The ancient city is decorated with architectural beauty and historic vibes that attribute to its thriving tourist population. It is listed as a prominent UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its concentration of remarkably preserved attractions.

Al-Balad’s reigning landmarks include the impressive gates of Medina and Makkah and the Al-Naseef House which is an architectural masterpiece that now serves as a public museum. The Jeddah Municipality Museum is another popular tourist attraction and the Al Shafei Mosque one of the most well-preserved cultural buildings in the area. Popular tourist activities include exploring the unique markets, souvenir shopping, and visiting any of the Shisha Cafes or Hookah Cafes that preside throughout much of the area.

Taxis and cars are the predominant forms of transportation around the city of Jeddah although some minivans route between points of interest. Walking is the most popular and convenient way of exploring the historic district of Al-Balad.

The history of the ancient city centre dates back to the 7th century although a population shift away from the area occurred with the destruction of the surrounding city walls. In the early 2000s efforts at preservation resulted in its final enlistment as a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2014.

Facts about staying in Al Balad, Jeddah

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Al Balad to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 12 April 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Al Balad?

    Touq Balad, rated with a score of 8.2 from 951 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Al Balad.

  • What is a good hotel near King Fahd's Fountain?

    Intercontinental Jeddah, An IHG Hotel is a hotel near King Fahd's Fountain that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7.6 across 2,297 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Al Balad near Makkah Gate?

    Jeddah Grand Hotel is a hotel near Makkah Gate that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7.5 from 1,054 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Red Sea Mall?

    If you’re planning to stay near Red Sea Mall, you should consider Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche, which has a score of 8.4 from 3,478 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Al Balad cost?

    Al Balad hotels have an average price of £33/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Al Balad?

    Prices for Al Balad hotels have been found for as low as £33/night over the last 3 days.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Al Balad?

    If your travel plans to Al Balad are flexible, we recommend visiting at least one of the following most popular landmarks: King Fahd's Fountain, Makkah Gate, or Red Sea Mall. Jeddah is the city you should stay in if you want to visit King Fahd's Fountain. Staying in Jeddah is preferred if you want to visit Makkah Gate. To visit Red Sea Mall, it’s most convenient if you stay in Jeddah.

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