Strategically located in Dubai’s booming business and leisure hub on Baniyas Road, and in close proximity to major attractions and landmarks in the city, including the Dubai International Airport, and the Dubai World Trade Centre, the two connecting towers offer a range of world-class facilities that suit the distinct needs of modern day travellers, families and corporate visitors.
Nasser Al Nowais, Chairman of Rotana, said: “With the ever-growing number of properties, Rotana has been playing a major role in driving the sustainable development of the tourism and hospitality sector thereby contributing to the economic and employment growth in markets where we operate. The new hotels are reflective of our continued success and a testament to the robustness of our long-term growth strategy. We are thankful to the Board of Directors and the top management of Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company for the unmatched support we have received from them during the pre-opening phase, and for their trust and confidence in our abilities to manage these stunning properties.”
Combining luxury and comfort with contemporary design, Al Bandar Rotana features 190 uniquely-designed rooms and suites in addition to Club Rotana rooms with additional benefits including an Executive Lounge and personalised services. Designed to suit the needs of long-stay visitors, Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana offers 90 fully-furnished studios and apartments with options ranging from spacious studios to three-bedroom apartments.
The spacious and luxurious rooms, suites and apartments, which offer expansive views of the creek, the thriving waterway that runs through the heart of the city, and Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, are all equipped with modern technology and home comforts. In addition to a Business Centre, the properties offer six state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment to cater to a wide range of occasions, from board meetings, workshops and seminars to conferences and social gatherings.
Guests staying at the hotels will be spoilt for choice with two signature restaurants and three casual dining outlets in addition to an extensive in-room dining menu, featuring a wide choice of dining options to suit every taste and occasion, day and night.
The unique dining venues include Salt & Pepper, an all-day dining restaurant offering an international buffet; Gusto Italian Restaurant, which offers a wide range of authentic Italian delicacies, with stunning views of Dubai Creek; Vanilla Lobby Lounge, an ideal spot for formal and informal gatherings over coffee and light snacks; Morgan’s Gastropub, the only gastropub in the area, and The Deck, an attractive pool lounge for tropical cocktails and delicious snacks.
Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana also house Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club, which features a fully-equipped gymnasium, outdoor swimming pool and sauna, steam and massage rooms.
Making a significant addition to Rotana’s inventory in Dubai, the two new properties have added 280 keys to 3142-strong operational rooms across 9 hotels in the city. As part of its global expansion, the company has planned an additional 2888 rooms currently under various stages of development in the emirate.
“With its vibrant economy and thriving tourism sector, Dubai has always been a highly favourable market for the hospitality sector to flourish and it still promises a brighter future for the sector with occupied room nights forecasted to reach 35.5 million annually in 2019 by advancing at a solid compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next 24 months. Similarly, the anticipated growth in the number of visitors to the city presents new opportunities for investors and hotel operators. In 2017 alone, the emirate welcomed 15.8 million travellers and it expects to attract 20 million visitors per year by 2020. With these solid credentials, Dubai remains our key focus market for expansion to contribute towards Dubai’s Tourism Vision 2020,” said Guy Hutchinson, Chief Operating Officer of Rotana.
“The opening of Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana is a remarkable achievement and we remain on track to achieve our goal of operating 100 hotels by 2020,” Hutchinson added.
About Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana
Al Bandar Rotana, a modern and elegantly designed five-star hotel that features 190 rooms and suites, and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana, which offers 90 fully-furnished serviced upscale apartments, are conveniently located on Baniyas Road at Dubai Creek. Situated in the heart of Dubai in close proximity to major attractions and landmarks, the two connecting hotels are the perfect retreat for business and leisure guests.
The properties feature a Business Centre and six state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment. The luxurious rooms, suites and apartments, which boast stunning views of Dubai Creek and Burj Khalifa, are all equipped with high-end amenities. Both the hotels offer a wide choice of five culinary offerings including Salt & Pepper, an all-day dining restaurant offering an international daily buffet; Gusto Italian Restaurant, located on the 18th floor of the hotel with stunning views of the creek and Dubai’s famous skyline offers a wide range of authentic Italian delicacies. Vanilla Lobby Lounge, an ideal spot for formal and informal gatherings over coffee and light snacks; Morgan’s Gastropub, the only gastropub in the area, and The Deck, an attractive pool lounge for tropical cocktails and delicious snacks. There is also a 24-hour in-room dining service.
For more information on Al Bandar Rotana & Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana please call + 971 (4) 704 2222, e-mail email@example.com visit www.rotana.com
Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, with an aggressive expansion plan in place. Rotana has chosen to acknowledge how precious time is by making all time spent in their range of hotels ‘Treasured Time’. This means Rotana has pledged to understand and meet the individual needs of all guests. In so doing, Rotana has evolved its product brands to include, Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana and The Residences by Rotana. Treasured Time. The Rotana promise to you.
Further information on any Rotana property, its brands or reservations can be obtained by visiting www.rotana.com or by contacting one of the regional sales offices.
© Press Release 2018