Taj Palace Hotel offers century of hospitality

Taj Palace offers Ôthe most luxurious and largest roomsÕ in its class.

The 5-star Taj Palace Hotel Dubai, the latest project of the Juma Al Majid Group to be completed this year, has opened its doors with the first guests offered a deluxe single or double room rate of Dh275 ($76) net under a special inaugural promotion.

"We are very happy that the contractors have met their deadlines and the hotel opened on time," said general manager Machiel van der Bruggen.

Guests were offered a full continental breakfast and a gift for the first 200 bookings, the hotel said.

"Our guests can expect service influenced by a century of Taj hospitality. What we bring to the market is an excellent product and the most luxurious and largest hotel rooms in its class," said Van der Bruggen.

Located in the Deira district, a five-minute drive from the Dubai International Airport, the Taj Palace Dubai offers 159 hotel rooms and 90 serviced apartments including 10 executive suites and two royal suites.

The hotel has two pools, one designed for children, along with a spa and a health club. There is also a cafŽ, Aqua Vita, that serves only health food, a Taj Palace spokesman said.

The themed restaurants serve up Japanese, Italian, Indian and Turkish cuisine and there is also a 24-hour coffee shop, he added.

The Al Khayma tented ballroom has a capacity of 500 guests and is a suitable banqueting venue with a commanding view of Dubai.

Guests looking for a longer stay can choose from 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully furnished apartments. The apartments have all the amenities that the hotel has to offer including a storeroom, maids room, pool, spa and a fitness centre, the hotel said.