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Travel Information.

The Oberoi Madina is located in Madina AlMunawara, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The hotel is in the city center and overlooking Masjid AlNabawi AlSharief, (The Prophet Mosque), the most important attraction for visitors of Madina AlMunawara.

Address

The OBEROI, MADINA

Madina Oberoi 1880, Abizar Road Madina Almunawara Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

+966 14 828 22 22, +91-11-23890606

info.tmdo@oberoihotels.com

Distance.
From Prince Mohammad Bin Abdul Aziz International/Domestic Airport
Details
Distance 24 km
Driving time 40 minutes
Directions 24 km
  • Head South on King Salman Road up to the first roundabout
  • Get onto King Abdulaziz Road by turning right. Continue up to the roundabout
  • Get onto King Faisal Road and continue up to the end, keeping the branch road on your right
  • Turn right into King Fahad Road and you will see Masjid Al Nabawi Al Sharief in front of you
  • Turn left into Abu Obaida bin Al-Jaraa road
  • Take the first right into Zayed bin Thabet road, leading to The Oberoi, Madina
 
Oberoi Madina
From Madina Train Station
Details
Distance 15 km
Driving time 15 minutes
Directions 15 km
  • From King Abdulaziz Branch Road, head to the roundabout and take a U-turn back to King Abdulaziz Road
  • Drive through King Abdulaziz Road and King Faisal Road, continuing up to the end, keeping the branch road on your right
  • Turn right into King Fahad Road and you will see Masjid Al Nabawi Al Sharief in front of you
  • Turn left into Abu Obaida bin Al-Jaraa road
  • Take the first right into Zayed bin Thabet road, leading to The Oberoi, Madina
 
Madina Train Station
Quba Mosque
Details
Distance 7.2 km
Walking time 18 minutes
Directions 7.2 km
  • From Quba Mosque parking, head west on Quba Road
  • Turn right at the first right turn on Quba Road, which will merge into Prince Abdulmajeed Road
  • Keeping on Prince Abdulmajeed Road, head to the intersection by Abdul Muhsin bin Abdulaziz Road and turn left into Omar bin Abdulaziz Road
  • Continue on Omar bin Abdulziz Road till Masjid Al Bilal Mosque, then turn slightly right onto Abdul Muhsin Bin Abdulaziz Road
  • Contilinue on Abdul Muhsin Bin Abdulaziz Road. Pass through the underground tunnel road, turn slightly right and take the bridge road which connects to the side road of King Faisal Road
  • Continue up to the end, keeping the branch road on your right and turn right into King Fahad Road. You will see Masjid Al Nabawi Al Sharief in front of you
  • Turn left into Abu Obaida bin Al-Jaraa road
  • Take the first right into Zayed bin Thabet road, leading to The Oberoi, Madina
 
Quba Mosque
Weather in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia is a desert country, with very mild winters and very hot summers.

Overview
Seasons of year Season time Maximum temperature Minimum temperature Rainfall
Summer April to October 129.2°F (54°C) 91.4°F (33°C) Nil
Winter December and January 91.4°F (33°C) 44.6°F (7°C) Nil
Other travel information.
Visas

Visas are issued for business and work, to visit close relatives, and for transit and religious visits.

Visas for tourism are issued only for approved tour groups following organised itineraries.

All visas require a sponsor, can take a few weeks to process, and must be obtained prior to arrival.

Women visitors are required to be met by their sponsor upon arrival.

Passports valid for at least six months.

Currency.

The currency is called Saudi Arabian Riyal (SR).

Most foreign currencies can be exchanged at commercial banks and private money changers. Please note that the latter are not endorsed by Oberoi Hotels & Resorts.

MasterCard, American Express and Visa are all widely accepted.

Travellers’ cheques are widely accepted although they can be hard to change.

We would be happy to help with foreign currency exchange in Saudi. Please ask the concierge upon arrival.

Recommended clothing.

Tropical or lightweight clothing that covers the arms and legs completely.

Language.

The official language is Arabic. English is spoken in business circles.

Customs allowances.
Currency

Bank notes in any currency less than the value of SAR 60,000; Currency exceeding this value must be declared.

Duty free goods
  • Cigarettes: 200 pieces OR Cigars: 25 pieces OR Tobacco: 500g
  • Perfume for personal use
  • Cultured pearls for personal use
Restricted items
Customs authorities enforce strict regulations concerning importation into Saudi Arabia of banned items including:

  • Alcohol products, drugs, weapons and any item that is held to be contrary to the tenets of Islam;
  • Non-Islamic religious materials, pork products, and pornography;
  • Christmas decorations, fashion magazines, and "suggestive" videos;
  • Natural pearls.

It is advisable to contact an Embassy of Saudi Arabia for specific information regarding customs requirements.

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