Le Bristol Abu Dhabi groundbreaking starts
Oetker Collection’s masterpiece hotel to open doors in 2013
Abu Dhabi, October 17, 2011: The groundbreaking ceremony of Le Bristol Abu Dhabi, the ultra-deluxe hotel scheduled to open in Abu Dhabi, was held at the construction site in Al Bateen area last week. The hotel is set to open its doors in the capital in 2013.
Developed by Oetker Collection, one of the most prestigious European luxury hotel companies, Le Bristol Abu Dhabi will bring a new dimension of classic European hotel luxury and style infused with French flair to Abu Dhabi. The hotel is being built in partnership with NCTH.
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Mr Frank Marrenbach, CEO of Oetker Collection, Mr Mohamed Mounib, CEO of NCTH, Dr Timo Grunert, Chief Financial Officer of Oetker Collection, Mr Hany Farag, Chief Financial Officer of NCTH, Mr Samir Daqqaq, Senior Vice-President (Development) for Middle East and Africa at Oetker Collection, and Mr Alain Briere, Vice-President – Sales & Marketing at Oetker Collection.
Once operational, Le Bristol Abu Dhabi will feature 184 luxury guestrooms with a minimum size of 45-55 square metres and suites with private fitness and amenities. Guest facilities and services will include various exciting and contemporary gastronomic choices with a high market café and a gourmet restaurant, a selection of banqueting rooms with daylight and stunning seaside views for up to 300 persons.
This will be accompanied by a world class unique Spa offering a blend for beauty and holistic well being. A private beach and a private marina next to the hotel complement this wonderful ensemble.
Earlier this week, Oetker Collection announced another masterpiece in its collection -- Palais Namaskar, a one-of-a-kind luxury property strategically located in Marrakech, Morocco. The Oetker Collection has long been associated with style, nobility and efficiency. The hotels are cultural treasures maintained for future generations to experience as each hotel is rooted in the tradition of European Grand Hotel keeping and at the same time dedicated to looking towards the future.
PHOTO CAPTION: [From L to R] – Mr Alain Briere, Dr Timo Grunert, Mr Mohamed Mounib, Mr Hany Farag, Mr Frank Marrenbach and Mr Samir Daqqaq at the groundbreaking event of Le Bristol Abu Dhabi.
About The Oetker Collection
The Oetker Collection is the most inspiring selection of hotel masterpieces in the world. The name “Masterpiece Hotels” includes a pledge; a commitment to provide service of the highest quality, every hour of every day. The pearl as a symbol combines singularity, beauty and quality. The individual pearls combined to form a unique pearl necklace, consolidate the establishments by making a statement in harmony with nature. The Collection embraces luxury hotels including
· Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, a unique urban oasis, set in a sprawling park
· Hôtel Le Bristol – in the very centre of Paris just across from the Elysée Palace
· Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc – located on the Mediterranean at the tip of the Cap d’Antibes
· Château Saint-Martin & Spa – located in Vence, the romantic part of Provence
· Le Bristol Abu Dhabi *- - superbly located in the heart of Abu Dhabi
· Palais Namaskar – the perfect hideaway in Marrakech, Morocco
* Opening in 2013
Each property is one-of-a-kind, reflecting the unique European heritage, sharing the highest level of service, exceptional and historic architecture and interiors as well as a great attention to details.
Le Bristol Abu Dhabi, also managed by the Oetker Collection, will open its doors in 2013. This 185-room hotel is set to bring a new dimension of classic European luxury and style infused with French flair to the UAE capital.