Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus's ME Dubai to open in February 2020

Hotel to feature 74 rooms, 19 suites, 96 serviced apartments, and is touted as the world's only hotel designd by the late architect

ME Dubai is located within The Opus.
Zaha Hadid Architects
ME Dubai is located within The Opus.

Construction work on late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid-designed The Opus is nearing completion, with the ME Dubai — operated by Melia Hotels International — hotel set to open its doors in February 2020.

Once open the hotel will feature 74 rooms and 19 suites including the Passion Suite, Personality Suite, the Vibe Room, and the ME Suite, in addition to 96 serviced apartments across three floors.

Touted as the only hotel in the world to be designed by the late architect, ME Dubai also features a spacious pool and wet deck overlooking the Dubai skyline in addition to a 7,000m2 gym and spa.

Operated by Melia Hotels International, one of the world’s leading hoteliers with more than 350 hotels in 39 countries, ‘ME by Melia’ hotels are defined by their progressive, design-driven approach. The Opus will also house 15 restaurants, a rooftop bar and 56,000 sq. ft. of office space.

Speaking about the project, Stefan Viard, general manager of ME Dubai, "To be putting the final touches to our much anticipated offering and watching the mesmerising Zaha Hadid vision come to life is exciting, and we looking forward to marking a new decade by welcoming guests to ME Dubai."

According to Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), The Opus is designed as two separate towers that join to take the form of a cube. The two towers are linked by a four-storey atrium at ground level, and connected by an asymmetric 38m-wide three-storey bridge that is 71m above the ground.

The Opus will also be home to 15 restaurants, a rooftop bar, and features 5,202.6m2 of office space.

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