Waldorf Astoria opens in Dubai financial district

3 Jul 2019 by Jenni Reid
Waldorf Astoria Dubai

Hilton brand Waldorf Astoria has opened a 275-room hotel in Dubai.

The Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre will see guests check in on the 18th floor of the Burj Daman skyscraper.

They will have access to rooftop bar St Trop, bar and lounge Peacock Alley, and American restaurant Bull and Bear.

Peacock Alley

The property also features a rooftop pool, ballroom, boardroom and a spa with a flotation tank, hydrobath and a hammam.

Rooms include 46 suites and 28 residential suites, all with views of the downtown Dubai skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows.

The hotel runs from the 18th to 55th floor.

The lobby

The property is located near Dubai Mall, the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

“We are delighted to expand our luxury presence in the region with the opening of Waldorf Astoria DIFC, which is located in an important economic hub within the region,” said Rudi Jagersbacher, Hilton’s president for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey.

There are already two Waldorf Astoria properties in the UAE, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah and the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.

Brands including Hyatt’s Andaz, Accor’s Sofitel and Wyndham’s Days by Wyndham are all set to debut in Dubai over the next year.

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