Alex Attia, General Manager for The Charles Hotel, Harvard Square has a unique background to match the distinctiveness of The Charles Hotel itself. Mr. Attia’s extensive hospitality experience and international background bring a renewed sense of passion and focus on service. Under his leadership, The Charles Hotel has raised the bar for area hotels in service, design, amenities and guest satisfaction.
Prior to joining The Charles Hotel, Mr. Attia was General Manager at The Jefferson, a Loews Hotel in Washington, D.C. While at The Jefferson, Attia led a team that helped acquire the distinction of being named one of “The World’s Best Hotels” by TRAVEL & LEISURE in 2003. Additionally, he was responsible for the hotel’s rebranding and repositioning in the Washington market beginning in 2001.
Previously, Attia served as general manager at the Loews Hotel Vogue in Montreal as well as executive assistant manager at the Loews New York Hotel. Attia has worked with Omni Hotels and Sheraton Hotels, as well as an independent property in Chicago, before joining Loews Hotels in 1993.
With all of his experience, Mr. Attia recognizes the Boston/Cambridge market as one of the most exciting in the country and The Charles Hotel’s dynamic space, location and leadership in the marketplace. He continues to promote the hotel’s well-deserved reputation for being a leader in the market where the best and brightest love to stay.
Attia, a native of Tunisia, is married and has twin sons. He was educated at the University of Villetaneuse in Paris and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1981. He is fluent in Arabic and French.