New Rotana targets Dubai Financial City
DUBAI’S new Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites, behind the Sheikh Zayed Road highway, is ideally located to house visitors to the emirate’s new financial district, the Dubai International Financial City, as well as catering to the business hub that is Sheikh Zayed Road.
A member of Great Hotels of the World organization and part of luxurious Al Murooj Complex, the hotel was officially opened on February 15.
“We have all awaited this exciting moment,” says Hussein Hachem, general manager of the property. “It took us tremendous efforts and hard work to arrive to where we are now, and there is still long way to go to fulfill all our plans.”
The property is adjacent to Dubai International Financial City, three minutes away from the city’s World Trade Centre and international convention centre and a 10-minute drive from Dubai international Airport. The districts of Jebel Ali, Media City and Internet City are barely 20 minutes away.
The hotel raises the bar on luxury and sophistication to completely new level. Masterfully blended outdoor settings featuring lavish green gardens, artificial lakes and magnificent waterfall define the property as oasis of relaxation and tranquility in the heart of Dubai’s busiest business district offering the myriad of ultimate experiences to the guests.
The hotel features 253 luxurious rooms and suites, all of which feature the latest technology with interactive HITV system, IP telephony, high-speed internet, video on demand, fully integrated TV/ internet systems and views of the gardens and swimming pool or the soon-to-come Burj Dubai, poised to be the tallest building in the world. The ambassador suites, presidential suites and executive suites possess an outdoor terrace with private Jacuzzi under a dome.
The full-fledged F&B facilities include not less than 10 outlets with the already famous Double Decker Pub, C-Bar by Crystal and Mawal Restaurant. Three signature restaurants, Waterside Seafood Restaurant & Terrace, the trendy Latino House Restaurant & Lounge Bar, and contemporary yet traditional Indian Restaurant Zaika all located in the heart of Al Murooj Rotana Hotel gardens. The outlets have floating terraces and surrounded by artificial lake. The hotel has one of the largest coffee shops in Dubai with seating capacity of 300 guests and spacious terrace overlooking swimming pool and gardens.
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel provides prestigious and comfortable meeting and banqueting facilities giving attention to all aspects of banqueting needs. It is perfectly designed to meet the requirements of any event or conference, from company business meetings to major banquets, receptions, weddings and other social functions.
The hotel is billed as possessing the city’s first day-light entering ballroom overlooking the waterfall. The ballroom has private access, three Majlis, can be subdivided into five meeting rooms. Its state-of-the-art facilities offer wireless projection, plasma screen, video conferencing and high speed internet. It also features a superb fully marbled 550 sqm pre-function area. Along with the ballroom there are five additional meeting rooms for smaller meetings and banquets with the latest state of the art equipment.
The Al Murooj Rotana Suites represent a one-stop shop for living, working and chasing the pleasure of life. Al Murooj Rotana Suites offer 137 deluxe furnished apartments including studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, duplexes and magnificent penthouses for long term rental. The Suites’ penthouses each have their own spacious terrace with a private swimming pool. Residents have access to the hotel’s facilities, including its food and beverage venues. Other facilities include the art Bodylines Leisure & Fitness Club, business centre, private Club Rotana lounge, shops and beauty salon.
“We have unique facilities and an ideal location, and will always strive to deliver everything best to our customers in order to make Al Murooj Rotana Hotel & Suites their destination of choice in Dubai,” says Hachem.