City Seasons Hotels announces soft opening of Royal Rose Abu Dhabi
The 5-star property reflects the splendor and grandeur of a 17th century French palace
Abu Dhabi, UAE (March 10, 2014) – City Seasons Hotels has announced the soft opening of Royal Rose, the first 5-star property of the Bin Ham Group and its flagship property in the capital.
Built in a style resembling the splendor and grandeur of a 17th century French palace, Royal Rose features 355 well-appointed luxury rooms and suites, state-of-the-art meetings rooms, signature restaurant and dining outlets, a fully equipped Health Club, swimming pool and a full service spa.
Mohammed Al Aamri, Managing Director of City Seasons Hotels, said: “The soft opening of Royal Rose marks another successful step toward our expansion plans in the country and the region. Royal Rose is our first five-star property and the first property opened under the new brand. Expanding the footprints of City Seasons Hotels has always been our objective so we look forward to the growth this year and onwards!”
Strategically situated in the business district of Abu Dhabi, Royal Rose is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. The hotel is within walking distance from the business hub, government institutions, shopping malls and other leisure facilities.
Gianni Malerba, General Manager of Royal Rose, added: “We are very proud to announce that Royal Rose is now open to welcome our guests. The hotel was built in pure royalty with walls overlaid in intricate gold-leaf designs, decorated with plush furnishings and accented with ornate chandeliers. Elegance and refined interiors are reflected in each and every level of the 19 storey building. We invite everyone to come and experience a pleasant and memorable stay.”
To ensure unsurpassed comfort, the rooms at Royal Rose are quite spacious, with sizes from 35sqm (Deluxe Rooms) to 61sqm (Luxury Suites). The ambience of the room will make guests feel “royal”, with high quality beds and different pillows to ensure utmost sleeping comfort and an en suite bathroom featuring a bathtub, walk-in shower and large variety of high brand bathroom amenities.
The 4 Rose Suites, a larger version of the Luxury Suites, with size of 71sqm are located only on 15th & 16th floor and feature a spacious balcony. Guests staying in this suite will have access to the Executive and the Royal Lounges and will enjoy a wide range of exclusive services and facilities, including Butler Service and the Hotel’s VIP Limo Transfers.
The Royal Rose is host to a variety of restaurants to cater to every taste and occasion. The Brasserie Café, set in an open space on the upper level overlooking the lobby is ideal for an informal meeting or to simply catch up with friends. The Printania is an all-day dining restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Barocco, is located on the ‘upper lobby’ level and is set against the backdrop of an elegant and inviting French Baroque ambiance. Its Mediterranean cuisine spans a delectable range of specialties from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Greece, the Levant and Maghreb – all re-created with a French touch.
A fully equipped Health Club & Gym offers the latest in cardio equipment and free weights. An exclusive fitness room has been designated for women only, where they can attend personal fitness classes. The Spa is a tranquil oasis, a place to relax and rejuvenate. It features beautifully accented rooms and offers a range of treatments for both face and body. The open air, temperature-controlled pool is just perfect for a refreshing dip or for lazing in the sun on relaxing deck-chairs. Guests can enjoy a selection of healthy refreshments and hearty snacks. An adjacent shaded children pool and play area are the perfect attraction for young ones.
About Royal Rose Hotel
The Royal Rose Hotel, owned by Bin Ham Group and managed by City Seasons Hotel Group, is the first 5- star hotel in the group’s portfolio of presently five hotels in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai and Muscat. Built in a style resembling the splendor and grandeur of French 17th Century Palais, Royal Rose is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi‘s business area ‘Al Markaziyah’ on Abu Dhabi’s Zayed 1st -also known as Electra or 7th-Street. The luxurious hotel features 355 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, including 112 Boutique Suites, 20 Luxury Suites and one Royal Suite. Elegance and comfort are key elements of the hotel's elaborate and arty interiors. Refined service and luxury amenities add to the perfect touch for lasting impression.
About City Seasons Group of Hotels
Established in UAE in 2005, City Seasons currently owns and operates five 4-star properties in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain and Muscat, with their first 5-star hotel, Royal Rose, set to open in Abu Dhabi during the first quarter of 2014. Another property is planned to open in Dubai - next to Burjuman- by end 2014. Further expansions abroad are underway to double the portfolio of the group by 2020. Highly committed to customer service and attention to detail, City Seasons Hotels have already built a strong reputation amongst international travelers and mainly visitors from GCC countries who enjoy the family atmosphere of the Hotels and Suites as well as their prime location in the heart of the city. The group currently boasts 1300 rooms to reach 2000 rooms in 2014 with the new openings.
About Bin Ham Group
Established in 1972, under the leadership of HH Sheikh Musallem Bin Salem Bin Ham, the Bin Ham Group includes over thirty companies and foundations including petroleum extraction operations, general trading, financial services & investment, engineering consultancy, electromechanical activities, real estate, printing & media, travel & tourism as well as education. A major activity of the group is the "greenness" and expansion of desert cultivation. The group first ventured into the hospitality sector in the late 90's with smaller properties in the capital then in 2005 with the opening of City Seasons Suites in Dubai; a step that was successfully followed with further expansion within UAE and Oman.