Coral Hotels & Resorts debuts in Abu Dhabi with Liwa Executive Suites
Group’s eighth hotel in the UAE has city centre location and offers spacious suite accommodation for leisure and business guests
Liwa Executive Suites Managed by Coral Hotels & Resorts welcomed its first guests as the property soft-opened on February 19, marking the launch of the group’s first hotel in the UAE capital.
Located next to the City Terminal in downtown Abu Dhabi, the hotel is conveniently placed for visitors on business, close by offices and government offices, while shopping malls, souks, the Corniche, cruise terminal and tourist attractions such as the Yas Island Marina Circuit and Ferrari World are also within a few minutes’ drive for those with time to explore.
Amr Hamed, Hotel Manager, Liwa Executive Suites, receives the first guest at the hotel Mr. Pat Mulligan the Director, Commercial Marketing of Central Asia at Advanced Technologies & Engineering Co (Pty) Ltd who arrived on Saturday, February 19, 2011.
Featuring 18 Coral Club suites and 36 Deluxe suites, standard amenities in each unit include separate living and sleeping areas, desk with dual-line extension telephone, IDD and PC connections, terry cloth robes and luxury bathroom toiletries, safe, hair-dryer, mini-bar, complimentary tea- and coffee-making facilities and 24-hour laundry and pressing service.
Additional facilities for both corporate and leisure guests include an on-site fitness centre, male and female saunas and rooftop pool plus a dedicated business centre and three meeting rooms that can cater for seminars or boardroom meetings for up to 50 people
While every suite is equipped with kitchen facilities, the Liwa Executive Suites also offers convenient dining options including an all-day restaurant, Moods, as well as Rumours Café and a 24-hour room service menu.
According to Hotel Manager Amr Hamed, expectations are that the hotel will fill a need for competitively priced boutique accommodation in the UAE capital as it builds the infrastructure to become a world-class business, meeting, event and leisure destination.
“Our key advantage is the superb location in the heart of the city, appealing to both business visitors and leisure guests who wish to discover the cultural, shopping and sightseeing appeal of Abu Dhabi,” he said.
“With the government’s commitment to a two million visitor target this year, and renewed efforts to tap in to emerging markets such as India and China, as well as our biggest single source market, Saudi Arabia, the future for the hotel sector in the capital is looking bright.”