First Pullman hotel opens in Dubai
Dubai, September 8, 2010
Accor Middle East, which operates 33 hotels nine countries across the region, has opened its first Pullman hotel in the region – the new Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates.
The 24-storey upscale property lies on the flank of the Mall of the Emirates (MoE), rising above the mall with its blue dome marking its upscale heritage.
The Pullman features 481 spacious guest rooms of which 94 are suites. Beginning at 56 sq m, the suites feature floor to ceiling windows, free-standing bathtubs and separate rain showers, state-of-the-art comforts and high-speed connectivity.
“Pullman Dubai MoE compliments Accor’s existing collection of hotels in the Middle East and is designed to cater to leisure and business travellers as well as to the MICE segment,” said Christophe Landais, managing director Accor Middle East.
“As our first Pullman hotel in the region, we want to give a whole new meaning to the way guests experience hotels.”
“Accor brings its special brand of hospitality to this landmark hotel, with a passion for excellence visible in all aspects of service, comfort and cuisine. Guests will enjoy the first-rate service of French hospitality and the warmth of the Middle Eastern ambience,” he added.
In addition to the Sanctuary Pool & Spa Lounge and the Vantage bar, dining facilities include two restaurants, the theme-inspired Sanabel with its terrace and the retro enclave Soda Box.
It also features 800 sq m of meeting space, nine versatile rooms with individual pre-function areas, board rooms, and several venues for cocktail receptions and breaks.
The hotel’s recreational facilities include a fitness lounge with cardio and weight training, dry sauna and steam rooms. Two indoor swimming pools with one lap pool as well as a Jacuzzi are serviced by the poolside bar.
Pullman Dubai MoE joins a network of almost 50 distinctive Pullman properties across the world. The Group plans to build a network of 150 Pullman hotels in key destinations around the world, according to a statement. – TradeArabia News Service