New opening in Abu Dhabi
The 222-room hotel is in Abu Dhabi city along a 1.2km stretch of protected mangrove reserve and is part of a marina, retail and residential area.
Located moments from the airport the company believes it is ideal for business travellers or leisure guests? en route to or returning from its two other properties in the Emirate – Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort and Desert Islands Resort & Spa.
The group’s first new-build city hotel was designed to protect and enhance the natural mangrove setting while celebrating Arabic architectural heritage with archways, mashrabiyas, intricate mosaics, timber and trellis work, and subtle touches of 18 carat gold.?
Raising the stakes on the usual drinks and nibbles greeting, local dates and traditional local coffee are supplemented by a falconer in the lobby.
The hotel boast one of the largest suites in the UAE with ten bedrooms, a private ten metre rooftop pool with a swim-up bar, its own dedicated entrance and access to a limousine service, private chef, butler and a massage and beauty therapist.
There are five restaurants and bars including signature Thai restaurant Pachaylen, all-day Middle Eastern dining venue Ingredients, and rooftop lounge, Impressions.
The spa has ten treatment rooms, a traditional Turkisj hammam, three Vichy shower rooms, an LPG room for lipomassage and endermologie, and a hair and beauty salon.