Sofitel to open in Downtown Dubai
Dubai, March 5, 2014
Sofitel Luxury Hotels is set to open its new five-star property in Dubai on May 1.
The Sofitel Dubai Downtown is located a few hundred metres from The Dubai Mall and major business and leisure destinations in the emirate, said a statement.
The five-start luxury hotel blends Victor Vasarely inspired Op Art with Sofitel’s French art de vivre, with a combination of geometric chic and an oasis of art, it said.
It comprises 350 rooms which showcase Op Art design, with views of the Burj Khalifa and the coast. The rooms feature deluxe French amenities such as Lanvin and Hermes along with Sofitel’s MyBed concept, an all-feather bed and extra light down duvet.
Klaus Assmann, general manager, said: “We are very proud to offer to the distinguished luxury traveler, a piece of France in Dubai with the opening of Sofitel Dubai Downtown.
“Sofitel’s Luxury Hotels portfolio grows continuously around the globe and we are proud to gracefully link the French culture with the local culture in each property we operate.”
The dine in options include Thai fared ‘The Green Spices,’ the French-inspired meats in ‘The Red Grill,’ open kitchens at ‘Les Cuisines’ which offer all-day international dining and the ‘Lobby Patisserie.’
Other drinks and delicacies options include the ‘31 Bar’, ‘Op Art Lobby Bar’, the Mosaic Pool and Above, a trendy Arabic lounge.
The Sofitel So Spa and So Fit feature a full range of equipment facilities, including treatment rooms, two hammams with private baths, scrub and deep relaxation room, dry sauna and steam room.
The hotel also features 14 meeting rooms for large or small scale meetings and a 600 person ballroom with impressive chandeliers and Op Art design. "Our outdoor pool area sets the ideal scenery for any business or social event. State-of-the-art sound and video systems, full-service business centre, and Inspired Meeting planners create a magnifique event attending to every detail," said a statement. - TradeArabia News Service