Jumeirah opens new Creekside Hotel
Dubai, July 1, 2012
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced the soft opening of its ninth Dubai-based property, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel.
The new Creekside Hotel is the latest addition to the Jumeirah portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts, said a company statement.
Welcoming its first guests on Sunday (July 1), the luxury hospitality group said from the start of 2011 to the end of 2012, Jumeirah Group will have more than doubled the number of hotels it manages and almost quadrupled the number of countries in which it operates.
In the coming six months, Jumeirah expects to open Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku, Azerbaijan and Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa, Kuwait, it added.
Located at the heart of ‘Old Dubai’ and overlooking the Dubai Creek, the new hotel is minutes away from the airport and within walking distance of some of the city’s most important landmarks and shopping centres, said Jumeirah in its statement.
Adjacent to the hotel is the city’s famous ‘Aviation Club’, a sports and leisure complex home to the award winning Akaru Spa and the Dubai Tennis championships as well as the Irish and Century Village.
"Bringing together a fusion of contemporary design and distinct architectural features, with exposed concrete walls, high glass ceilings, culturally inspired carpet designs and a glass bottomed infinity pool overlooking the lobby, the new hotel boasts of 292 spacious rooms and suites; a unique collection of 480 pieces of art; six restaurants and bars and 26 meeting rooms - including a dedicated press room; screening room; meeting academy and ballroom."
Housing a museum-quality art collection that has been specially commissioned for the property, the hotel is committed to providing a fresh perspective on Middle Eastern Contemporary Art - showcasing it throughout the hotel and its grounds allowing guests to connect, engage and experience a great selection of artwork during their stay, it added.-TradeArabia News Service