Ink Hotel, a four-star boutique property, has opened in the Al Jaddaf Waterfront community overlooking Dubai Creek.
The five-storey hotel with contemporary design is described as “fun, trendy and offbeat”, focusing on sustainability and “inclusive hospitality”.
It features 63 rooms with two room sizes – 23 sqm rooms that can be interconnected and 30 sqm rooms, both equipped with large floor-to-ceiling windows and including complimentary Wi-Fi.
Hotel facilities include a rooftop swimming pool with Dubai Creek views, a pop-up gym and designated areas for pets.
With sustainability crucial to operations, Ink Hotel has taken several steps to ensure an eco-friendly environment with solar panels installed on the roof and staff uniforms made from recycled plastic.
The all-day dining restaurant, Bistro by Ink, has collaborated with the local café roastery, Grandmother, to provide speciality coffee along with other treats and stocks climate-conscious, ethical, organic teabags from Pukka. The dining venue features indoor and outdoor seating.
Ink Hotel is also home to the leading Swiss Hospitality school in Dubai – HTMi, Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland Dubai – providing students with an environment for experiential learning.
Graduates are offered a six-month internship programme, working full-time for the hotel in their respective departments to gain valuable experience to kick-start their careers.
Ink Hotel is close to contemporary art attractions such as Jameel Arts Centre and Al Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture and provides access to the 6km waterfront promenade with the weekly Ink Running Club hosted by Nike running ambassador Manal Rostom.
The area is close to Dubai Festival City, Dubai Mall, The Burj Khalifa, Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Trade Centre.