Ascott opens Somerset City Center Atyrau in Kazakhstan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Ascott Limited, the world’s leading operator of serviced apartments, has announced its solid presence in the Kazakh market with the forthcoming opening of the Somerset City Center Atyrau Hotel under the iconic Somerset brand by Ascott.

The hotel consists of 12 Elegant and spacious studio apartment floors, one-, two- and three-bedroom hotel apartments and attic apartments with terraces welcome entrepreneurs and tourists to explore a world of sophistication. With the flexibility and practical nature of its spacious living spaces, the hotel effortlessly combines professional and personal life to offer guests a balanced lifestyle. Elegant and spacious rooms are characterized by sophistication and comfort; Each serviced hotel apartment is designed to inspire holistic living amidst modern architecture that harmonizes seamlessly with the local cultural theme and unique colors that reflect the rich Kazakh hospitality.

Guests can enjoy a wide range of all-inclusive hotel amenities catering to short- and long-term residents. These include a luxury meeting room, uniquely designed swimming pool, fully equipped world-class gymnasium, children’s play area, Royal Beauty Spa where guests can refresh, Ice Lounge of Spades and Nomad Banquet Ballroom. Guests can also enjoy the flavors of the in-house Manzara restaurant, which offers an international culinary experience with a touch of local hospitality.

Vincent Micholas, General Manager of Ascott Middle East, Africa, Turkey and India commented: “Atyrau is a modern thriving city with an influential mix of European and Asian cultures and is experiencing rapid growth. Building on our plans to global expansion, we are proud of Ascott’s Entry into Kazakhstan with the opening of the Somerset City Center Atyrau Hotel welcomes global travelers to experience exceptional Kazakh hospitality.The hotel welcomes guests to their second home in one of the country’s major economic centers.

Somerset City Center Atyrau is located in the center of the European region of Kazakhstan, which includes the most prominent oil and energy facilities in the country. The deliberately designed hotel is conveniently located, a 15-minute drive from Atyrau International Airport, amidst a wealthy neighborhood surrounded by business, entertainment and the best the city has to offer. The hotel is located on the scenic Machambit Otemisole road, a few steps away from prominent international and local trade organizations, restaurants, the bustling Satby street, the famous Paysar shopping mall and the Ural River that runs through the country.

Between the end of 2021 and 2022, Ascott opened four new hotels in Dubai, Oman, Nairobi and Atyrau, under its well-known brands Citadines and Somerset. The Citadines Hotel, Culture City, Dubai, opened in the UAE in September 2021; In addition to the Citadines Al Ghubra Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman, which is the first hotel for the brand in the Sultanate, as well as the recently opened Somerset West View Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, which is the first Ascott hotel in East Africa, and currently Somerset Atyrau City Center in Kazakhstan. As part of its ambitious growth plans, Ascott Limited has decided to add three new operational hotels to its portfolio in 2022; It will include: Somerset Downtown Al Khobar, Citadels Abha and Ascott Riyadh Villas in Saudi Arabia, Ascott will also reopen the long-awaited Somerset West Bay Doha Hotel and Somerset Al Mansoura Hotel Doha in Qatar.

To celebrate the opening of the new hotel, members of the Ascott Star Rewards hotel loyalty program will be able to take advantage of up to a 20% discount on bookings and earn three reward points for each stay they book.

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About Ascott Limited

Ascott Limited is a Singaporean company that has grown into one of the world’s leading hotel apartment operators. Ascott’s portfolio covers more than 200 cities in 30 countries across Asia Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the US.

Ascott has more than 76,000 hotel units in operation and nearly 57,000 units in development, for a total of more than 133,000 units in more than 800 hotels.

The company’s service apartment and hotel brands include: Ascott The Residence, The Crest Collection, Somerset, Quest, Citadines, Leaf, Preference, Vertu, Harris, Citadines Connect, Fox, Yellow, Foxlight and POP.

Ascott’s hotel loyalty program, Ascott Star Rewards, offers exclusive benefits to its members when they book their stay directly at Ascott’s participating hotels.
Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of Capitaland Investments Limited, was the first company to lead the segment of world-class serviced apartments in Asia Pacific with the opening of the Ascott Hotel Singapore in 1984. Today, the company has a record of more than 30 years of success and awards in the industry, prestigious and global reputation.

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About Capital and Investment Company Limited

Capitaland Investments Limited is headquartered in Singapore and is a leading global real estate investment management company (REIMIt has a strong presence in Asia. As of September 30, 2021, the value of real estate assets under CapitaLand investment management was approximately $ 120.8 billion, in addition to $ 84.3 billion in managed real estate funds spread over the six listed REITs and trade funds, and 30 private funds across Asia Pacific, Europe and the US. The company’s diversified real estate asset portfolio covers integrated development projects, retail, offices and residences, as well as new economic sectors such as commercial, industrial, logistics and data centers.

Capitaland Investments aims to expand its range of managed real estate funds and fee-related profits through the complete set of investment management and operational capabilities. As the commercial investment arm of the Capitaland Group, the company has access to the development potential and investment opportunities of projects outside the Capitaland Group’s development arm plan. One of the most important features that distinguishes Capitalland Investments from other real estate investment management companies is its work under the umbrella of the well-known Capitalland Group.

As part of the Capitaland Group, Capitaland Investments Limited places sustainability at the heart of its business. As a responsible real estate company, it also contributes to the environmental and social well-being of the communities in which it operates, providing long-term economic value to its stakeholders.

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