Mafraq renovation on track
THE Abu Dhabi-based Mafraq Hotel’s Dh5 million makeover continues apace, according to hotel general manager Ali Salih.
Announced earlier this year, the project involves a complete landscaping makeover allowing for recreational space and improved facilities to cater to its growing business and tourism clientele.
The move comes with Abu Dhabi government’s decision to attract major multinational companies to move their operations to Mafraq & Musaffah which are ideal business locations. The government is looking to introduce shopping malls, schools, residences and road networks to make these locations more attractive for businesses to move to the region.
Says Salih, “The grounds are already green and lush, giving a wonderful contrast to the undulating sands that surround the property. However, the landscaping plans are super and I believe the move will elevate Mafraq Hotel to be a true desert oasis for business and recreation alike.”
Landscaping is the second major investment by the hotel, which has recently been working on a ‘superior’ room category; these rooms have many added features, from extra room space to broadband internet access and in-room tea and coffee facilities.
“I see Mafraq Hotel as a top-end four-star hotel, offering the services and touches that have become expected as ‘the norm’ for five-star properties. The hotel’s main focus now is to provide an exceptional customer experience and superior value across all services,” says Salih.
Mafraq Hotel is in close proximity to popular golf courses, shopping malls and beaches and is strategically located at the heart of the newly-developed Mafraq, Abu Dhabi.