Citymax Hotels to add 700 rooms in the UAE by 2017
New hotels planned for Al Barsha and Business Bay, Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah
Citymax Hotels, a UAE home-grown mid-market brand, has three exciting new projects under development in the UAE, all scheduled for completion by 2017.
All three new hotels will reflect similarities in exterior design with each also incorporating features such as a roof top pool, bar and sun deck. Room interiors are currently under design and will all be an average of 25 sqm in size.
On the UAE hospitality scene since 2009, Citymax Hotels has been instrumental in supporting the development of the UAE as an affordable destination, widening the appeal of the city to a variety of different market groups. Promising value for money with a desirable combination of business and leisure features, Citymax Hotels understands the needs of the modern traveller and is committed to providing quality accommodation to the growing number of international travellers and local guests at affordable rates.
“With mid-market hotel development high on the agenda for both government and private sectors in the UAE, Citymax Hotels is currently expanding its successful business model within the UAE with plans to reach out into the GCC in the next few years” comments COO Russel Sharpe
Citymax Hotels Al Barsha will be welcoming a new tower by 2016. Located close to the existing property it will feature 120 rooms with City Cafe – the all day dining restaurant concept for the group plus one additional Bar. Integrated into the existing operation, guests staying at either hotel will be able to dine in the various outlets and charge it to their room.
The next to open will be Citymax Hotels Ras Al Khaimah, centrally located by the creek in the Al Nakheel area of the city. Close to Manar Mall and only 15 minutes from RAK Airport, the hotel will cater to both business and leisure travellers with meeting rooms high quality restaurants, roof top swimming pool and exclusive beach access.
By 2017, the new property located in the rapidly developing Business Bay will be ready to welcome guests. With a light, airy 2-storey high atrium lobby, 3 restaurants and bars plus meeting rooms and extensive banqueting facilities, Citymax Hotels Business Bay will set new standards within the budget hotel category.
Distinguished by its high quality restaurant outlets, Citymax Hotels will also be developing additional new concepts to appeal to the new millennial traveller as well as rolling out existing brands in the new properties.
“At Citymax Hotels we offer great value. Our outstanding comfort, service and facilities are those of a four-star hotel yet at affordable prices with extraordinary value for money. Citymax Hotels are designed to trim the costly frills and redirect savings to guests without sacrificing comfort, design and functionality.” says Sharpe.
“The budget hotel category will be one of the most fiercely competed categories in the region in the coming years” he predicts.