Emirates Grand Hotel unveils hotel apartments
Alcohol-free hotel apartment will serve guests looking for dry hotels and family-friendly accommodations
Dubai, UAE (March 12, 2015) – Emirates Grand Hotel is pleased to announce the opening of Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments, a 346-key full serviced apartment along Sheikh Zayed Road, that will meet the demands of guests looking for medium to long-term stays.
The alcohol-free hotel apartment will serve guests looking for dry hotels and family-friendly accommodation with good facilities. Guests from the Gulf countries, such as Saudi Arabia who look for accommodation which caters to their beliefs, are the key market of Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments in addition to guests from Europe and South Asia.
The opening of the hotel apartment is a result of the ongoing drive towards diversification of accommodation for the increasing number of tourists to Dubai. Hotel apartments account for 28 per cent of the room stock in Dubai, which has the highest concentration of such units in the UAE. There were 24,924 rooms from hotel apartments as of August, according to a study. In addition, reports showed that visitor numbers to Dubai grew by five per cent from January to November 2014 compared with the same period in 2013. The occupancy rate at serviced apartments last year reached 82 per cent, a year-on-year increase of 6.5 per cent.
Tarek Aouini, Head of Hospitality and General Manager, Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments, said: “The development of Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments marks another milestone in the portfolio of innovative and commercially viable projects that contribute to the steady growth of Dubai’s society. While we look forward to unveiling the new look and upgraded services to our valued guests, we are driven towards achieving our mission and attaining our strategic goals with exceeding our guest expectations.
Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments has a configuration of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with either sea view or the Burj Khalifa view. The stylishly enlarged and modern rooms feature a well-equipped kitchenette, free WIFI, flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities, seating area, balcony in some rooms and private bathrooms. Other facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna for men and women, steam room, concierge and housekeeping.
The hotel apartments will offer guests several dining options – the Rooftop restaurant on the 31stfloor which is open for buffet breakfast and other restaurants located on the ground floor.
About the Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments:
Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments welcomes guests to a new landmark located in the heart of Dubai, where guests always feels at home, in a neighborhood that fits leisure, family and business travelers from the Arabian Gulf region, Europe and South Asia.Choosing from studios to convertible two-bedrooms suites in categories such as sea view and Burj Khalifa view and enticing dining experience, guests are immersed in the rich Arabesque culture and hospitality. The property has 346 stylishly enlarged and modern rooms featuring a well-equipped kitchenette, free WIFI, flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities, seating area, balcony in some rooms and private bathrooms. Other facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna for men and women, steam room, concierge and housekeeping. Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments on Sheik Zayed road boasts four dining outlets with stunning panoramic views of the worlds' tallest building, Burj Khalifa and close to Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai World Trade Center and Exhibition Center and Dubai Mall. Guests have easy access to the city's best attractions such as the Souk Al Bahar, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Metro and Zaabeel & Safa parks. Whether in Dubai for a business meeting or a relaxing holiday, Emirates Grand Hotel Apartments is remarkably for families with kids or for short and long term business trips.