City Seasons opens 5-star hotel in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, March 10, 2014
City Seasons Hotels, which currently owns and operates five 4-star properties in UAE and Oman, has announced the soft opening of Royal Rose, the first 5-star property of the Bin Ham Group and its flagship property in the capital.
Built in a style resembling the splendor of a 17th century French palace, Royal Rose features 355 luxury rooms and suites, state-of-the-art meetings rooms, signature restaurant and dining outlets, a health club, swimming pool and a full service spa.
Mohammed Al Aamri, managing director of City Seasons Hotels, said: “The soft opening of Royal Rose marks another successful step toward our expansion plans in the country and the region. Royal Rose is our first five-star property and the first property opened under the new brand.”
Strategically situated in the business district of Abu Dhabi, Royal Rose is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. The hotel is within walking distance from the business hub, government institutions, shopping malls and other leisure facilities.
Gianni Malerba, general manager of Royal Rose, said: “We are very proud to announce that Royal Rose is now open to welcome our guests. The hotel was built in pure royalty with walls overlaid in intricate gold-leaf designs, decorated with plush furnishings and accented with ornate chandeliers. Elegance and refined interiors are reflected in each and every level of the 19-storey building.”
Royal Rose offers rooms with sizes from 35 sq m (deluxe rooms) to 61 sq m (luxury suites). The four Rose Suites, a larger version of the luxury suites, with size of 71 sq m are located only on 15th and 16th floor and feature a spacious balcony. Guests staying in this suite will have access to the Executive and the Royal Lounges and will enjoy a wide range of exclusive services and facilities, including Butler Service and the Hotel’s VIP Limo Transfers.
The Royal Rose features the Brasserie Café, set in an open space on the upper level overlooking the lobby is ideal for an informal meeting or to simply catch up with friends. The Printania is an all-day dining restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet.
The hotel’s signature restaurant, Barocco, is located on the ‘upper lobby’ level and is set against the backdrop of an elegant and inviting French Baroque ambiance.
A fully equipped health club & gym offer the latest in cardio equipment and free weights. An exclusive fitness room has been designated for women only, where they can attend personal fitness classes. The Spa is a tranquil oasis, a place to relax and rejuvenate. It features accented rooms and offers a range of treatments for both face and body.
Established in 1972, the Bin Ham Group includes over thirty companies and foundations including petroleum, general trading, financial services, engineering consultancy and real estate, among others. – TradeArabia News Service