UAE: wasl launches second Mandarin Oriental hotel

wasl Asset Management Group has announced the launch of the city’s second luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel, which is due to open in November 2020

wasl Asset Management Group signs deal for second Mandarin Oriental hotel in Dubai.
wasl Asset Management Group signs deal for second Mandarin Oriental hotel in Dubai.

wasl Asset Management Group has announced the launch of the city’s second luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel, which is due to open in November 2020.

The new hotel will be the centerpiece of the 63-storey mixed-use wasl Tower, located in Dubai’s commercial district of Sheikh Zayed Road.

The hotel will include 257 guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments located on floors 16 to 38 of the tower with 144 residences located on the tower’s upper levels.

HE Hesham Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management Group, said: “We are pleased to be partnering once again with Mandarin Oriental to bring another elegant and sophisticated hotel to Dubai, which furthers wasl’s mandate to supply the Emirate’s hospitality sector with quality hotels.”

The Mandarin Oriental Residences will have their own private access, with dedicated facilities including a Resident’s Lounge, while also benefiting from direct access to the hotel’s facilities.

wasl also launched a Mandarin Oriental hotel on the waterfront at Jumeirah Beach, scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Amsterdam-based UN Studio is the appointed architect of the 300-metre high wasl Tower, which has been designed as an integrated urban environment that promotes connectivity and sustainability.

James Riley, group chief executive of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, said: “Dubai continues to develop in stature as one of the world’s leading destinations, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to operate two luxury hotels in this important city.

 

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