Marriott unveils Element by Westin hotel in Dubai

19 Dec 2020 by Hannah Brandler
Element Al Jaddaf

Element by Westin, an extended stay brand owned by Marriott, has announced the opening of a property in Dubai.

The hotel is located in the Creekside neighbourhood of Al Jaddaf, which is part of Dubai’s Culture Village – a development featuring waterfront residences, exhibition and cultural centres, and shopping malls.

The Element Al Jaddaf features 269 studio, one- and two-bed apartments with design drawing inspiration from nature. Furnishings, for instance, are in light natural tones with hints of greenery.

The apartments all feature a signature Heavenly bed, a spa-inspired bathroom, oversized wardrobes, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Guests will receive a complimentary healthy Rise breakfast, while the property’s all-day restaurant Café 26 serves lunch and dinner. Element Al Jaddaf does not serve alcohol, but provides a selection of juices, smoothies, coffees and teas to its guests.

Element Al Jaddaf

One-bed apartments can accommodate up to four guests and include separate living and sleeping areas, with a convertible sofa bed, fully equipped kitchenette and large working area. Meanwhile, two-bed apartments can cater to six people, with a kitchenette, two bathrooms and expansive living and dining areas.

Facilities include a business centre with three meeting rooms, a 24/7 fitness centre, and a rooftop with a panoramic freshwater pool offering views of Dubai’s skyline.

The hotel is close to the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Deira and Dubai International airport, and operates complimentary shuttle services to Dubai Mall, Festival City, La Mer Beach and Al Jaddaf Metro station.

Guido de Wilde, Chief Operating Officer – Middle East, Marriott International, commented:

“Element is a recognized industry leader in the longer-stay eco space and is designed to empower guests to stay in their element while travelling.

“Element Al Jaddaf marks the opening of the second Element in the UAE and we are delighted to further amplify the brand’s eco-ethos and fresh approach to the extended stay segment in the country.”

Richard Bleakley, Multi-Property General Manager, added:

“I am extremely proud to welcome the first guests to Element Al Jaddaf. There is notable interest in fully serviced hotel apartments, from longer staying guests, families seeking a flexible hotel product and business travellers. The team and I are looking forward to delivering the Element experience.”

Element by Westin operates over 60 eco-conscious extended stay hotels across the world. The brand already has a property in Dubai Production City, and is set to open another hotel in Al Mina in August 2021.

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