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ibis Kuwait Salmiya

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

No parking for the hotel, small room sizes, they claimed the upgrade my room but still I get same room that I paid for. The positive thing about the hotel is the location and the flexibility of the check out time

Location was ver convenient and rooms were clean and comfortable. Good value for the price. Will stay there again in future.

My wife is on contract in kuwait and i am on contract in abu dhabi. i chose ibis salmiya for its price and location but now chose it because i prefer staying here. i can depend on complete quiet, privacy, superior quality service and wonderful location for a traveller who is on foot. 24 hour western-type grocery next door, department stores, small boutique malls and multiple coffee shops, starbucks, mcdonalds, burger king, kfc, great shwarma and fresh juice, movie. its just a relaxing, superior service operation that provides me with just what i need at a reasonable price. i am a budget traveller but feel like i am a million-dollar guest here every time. I have stayed here (in a room now) 5 times in three months and i wouldnt go anywhere else.

- Great location - Not enogh areas for business/ dining meeting - Smoking in the restaurant area is very bad - Smoking area next to the receiption area. - Not enough car parking area for short term parking/ drop-off area. - Access with bags is a problem: not an easy ramp.

The hotel was okay. As is the case with many things in Kuwait, it says free on the internet and on travel websites, but the airport shuttle is NOT FREE. The front desk even went so far as to "book" me on the shuttle for the following morning, and when i came down to check out, they just called a taxi. Which is total BS - the taxi to the airport was 5 KD - almost $20.... And I wouldnt be surprised if it was one of their friends who ended u driving me, because i did not see any licensing within the "taxi". Next time I'll stay at the holiday Inn.

I was on a business trip. No room service, no coffee in room. The breakfast is average

Salmiya Area 71 Block 8 Salmiyah

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Business center

Located within a 5-minute walk of Al Fanar Mall, ibis Kuwait Salmiya is within a 15-minute stroll of Marina Mall. This 170-room, 3-star hotel has 2 restaurants, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Marina Bay Beach and Olympia Mall are also nearby.


Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Olivo, which specializes in international cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


The 170 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including fireplaces, refrigerators, and coffee makers. LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Other standard amenities include free bottled water, safes, and phones.

Property features

At ibis Kuwait Salmiya, guests have access to a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 3 meeting rooms. Parking is KWD 3 per night (KWD 1 per day for valet parking)—but if you prefer not to drive, catch a ride in the airport shuttle (available on request) for KWD 7 per vehicle one way. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a business center, express check-in, and free newspapers.

Room options

Room, 1 Double Bed

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Apartment, 1 Double Bed (1 Double Bed or 2 Single Beds)

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 Double Bed, Sea View

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

78% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 466 reviews