STARWOOD Hotels & Resorts announced the introduction of its St Regis brand to Dubai. Scheduled to open in 2012, the St Regis Dubai and The Residences at the new hotel will feature 220 guest rooms, including 44 suites, and 80 branded residences, as well as three restaurants, two bars, a fitness centre, swimming pool, shops and more than 4,500 sq ft of meeting and banquet space. Offering views of the Dubai Creek extension, the property will be a featured component of the Starhill Towers & Gallery, a high rise, mixed use development owned by ETA Star Property Developers. Featuring retail, office, hospitality and residential components, the mixed use project will be situated within the Business Bay development.
“The signing of The St. Regis Dubai is another sign of Starwood’s commitment to develop all its brands in a fabulous destination like the Middle East,” said Roeland Vos, president of Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Europe, Africa and Middle East. “We are delighted to be working with ETA Star Property Developers on this new project and we hope this development is the beginning of a long term partnership.” Located above and serviced by the hotel, the separate St Regis Residences will offer 80 luxury residences consisting of one, two, and three bedroom layouts. Featuring a private entrance, The Residences will provide access to the hotel’s luxury facilities including the fitness center, swimming pool and spa. The St Regis Dubai will feature the famed hallmarks of St Regis hotels including the St Regis Butler Service, bespoke guest experiences and luxury accommodations tailored to global travellers.