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Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

  • Al Soor Street, Al Mirqab, PO Box 735, Safat, 13008, Kuwait

    August 2017

    Martin Kipping
Property Features

Total Accommodations: 284

  • Guest Rooms: 217
  • Suites: 67

Number of Storeys: 21

Design Aesthetic:

  • Modern glass exterior with mashrabiya lattice work in a traditional Arabic pattern dating to the Middle Ages, with rhombus-shaped ridges at the building’s sides
  • Cutting-edge interiors with a warm colour palette and carefully chosen textures and touches of Kuwaiti style and ambiance
  • Highlights include a dramatic lobby featuring a 13 metre (43 foot) spiral staircase, full height mashrabiya screens and sculptural reception desk; and contemporary artworks throughout
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Architects and Designers:

  • Gensler (architects)
  • Yabu Pushelberg (interior design)
  • Kokaistudios (Sintoho and Dai Forni)


  • Situated on the city’s first ring road on Al Soor Street within the two-tower Burj Alshaya development in the heart of Kuwait City
  • 15 minutes from The Avenues shopping mall; 15 minutes from the Souk Al-Mubarikiya traditional market; 20 minutes from Kuwait International Airport
Spa and Wellness

The Spa

  • Design Aesthetic: Sensual curving walls and soft neutral colours
  • Designer: Yabu Pushelberg
  • Number of Treatment Rooms: 10
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  • Product Lines: MCCM, Sodashi, Biologique Recherche, Maroc Maroc
  • Special Features:
    • 2 suites with bathtubs, 1 hammam suite by Maroc Maroc, 1 psammotherapy suite
    • Bridal suite
    • Aveda Salon for women and Aveda barbershop for men
  • Spa Director: Melissa Rodriguez

Fitness Centre

  • Total Space:  923 sq.m. / 9,935 sq.ft.
  • Special Features:
    • Sunlit gym with state-of-the-art fitness equipment
    • Separate female-only workout area
    • Yoga classes
    • Personal trainer available upon request


  • Outdoor Pool: 33 m. / 108 ft.
    • Pool deck includes lush greenery, waterfall, lounge chairs, six air-conditioned cabanas and outdoor dining at Al Bandar
  • Indoor Lap Pool: 26 m. / 85 ft. surrounded by a modern colonnade

Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Dairy and local cheeses from Wafra farm
  • Vegetables from Yasmin Farm
  • Local ouzi (traditional wedding dish)
  • Organic eggs from Kuwait Agro
  • Local dates
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Restaurant: Dai Forni

  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Signature Dishes: carpaccio di manzo kobe; veal ossobuco with gremolata, risotto Milanese; paccheri with lobster ragout, cherry tomatoes, fennel leaves; veal chop cotoletta, green beans, double chips potatoes; tiramisu; ghiaccioli di frutta fresca
  • Indoor Seating: 90, including 8 at the espresso counter
  • Outdoor Seating: 40
  • Private Dining Rooms: 2 (12 guests each)
  • Designer: Kokaistudios

Restaurant: Elements

  • Cuisine: Market-style dining with Italian, Indian, Arabic and Asian live cooking
  • Indoor Seating: 160
  • Private Dining Room: 1 (12 guests)
  • Designer: Yabu Pushelberg

Restaurant: Sintoho  

  • Cuisine: Pan Asian with live dim sum station, robata grill, teppanyaki tables
  • Indoor Seating: 92, 16 at the sushi counter, and 32 at two teppanyaki tables
  • Outdoor seating: 36
  • Private Dining Rooms: 2 (10 guests each)
  • Designer: Kokaistudios

Lounge: Al Soor

  • On the Menu: Light fare, afternoon tea, mocktails, coffee and tea
  • Signature Drink: Up in Smoke mocktail for two presented tableside
  • Indoor Seating: 62
  • Designer: Yabu Pushelberg

Lounge: Al Bandar

  • On the Menu: International cuisine, mezze, shisha and drinks
  • Signature Drinks: In the Bag mocktails
  • Signature Dish: grand platter of oriental mixed grill
  • Outdoor Seating: 100, plus cabana seating
  • Designer: Yabu Pushelberg


Leisure and Recreation

Off-Site Activities

  • Al Shaheed Park (next to the Hotel)
  • Mirror House
  • Architecture walks
  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping, including luxury malls and traditional souks
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Meetings and Social Events

Total Event Space:  2,911 sq.m. / 31,315 sq.ft.


  • Meet and Feed: 700
  • Banquet: 2,000
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Largest Ballroom: Al Bidaa Ballroom

  • Size: 1,351 sq.m. / 14,537 sq. ft. (divisible)
  • Banquet Capacity: 880
  • Reception Capacity: 1,350

Additional Event Space

  • Al Mirqab Ballroom 716 sq.m. / 7,704 sq. ft. (divisible)
  • 2 divisible spaces and 2 smaller function rooms

Special Features for Weddings:

  • Photography studio
  • Bridal Suite (in the Spa, with elevator access to ballrooms)