Mercure opens its first hotel in Dubai

ACCOR is expanding its Mercure brand in the region with the opening of Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai.

Christophe Landais, managing director, Accor Middle East, says: “We are delighted to add the franchised Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai to our network of 19 Mercure properties in the Middle East which is also our first Accor hotel to open in 2012.”

The stylish and modern four-star hotel, Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai, with its 184 rooms, is situated right in the heart of Al Mina road’s bustling district. The new hotel provides easy access to business centres and is ideal for both business and leisure travellers.

Mercure Gold Hotel Al Mina Road Dubai offers a warm atmosphere featuring contemporary rooms and a classic style that embraces the local culture and reflects the brand’s personality. This four-star hotel has one meeting room and a business centre as well as some food and beverage outlets which include the all-day dining outlet Senses and The Kebab Connection, serving kebabs Indian and Middle Eastern style. The Liquid Lounge is ideal for a relaxing drink after work.  It also features a rooftop swimming pool and terrace where guests can chill out and unwind. Aromatherapy sessions can be booked at the Spa operated by Thai Elite Spa, a hair salon caters to guests looking for the perfect haircut, with a gym to keep guests in good shape. In-house guest parking is also available.

Accor’s recent addition to the Mercure network reflects the brand’s strong identity traits offering travellers a warm, personalised, friendly welcome. Each one is unique, whether located in city centres, at the seaside or in the mountains. The Mercure network is the third largest mid-scale hotel chain worldwide, outside North America, with a network of 700 hotels in 49 countries. Mercure is forging a strong presence in emerging countries both under management and franchise agreements.

Mercure is the third worldwide mid-scale hotel brand on European and Bric mid-scale market and one of the leaders on the following four major markets: France, Germany, Brazil and Australia. Its 719 hotels represent a total of 89 822 rooms. In the Middle East, Mercure is very successful and now operates 18 properties with 3,187 rooms in Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and UAE.