Viceroy to Open Luxury Hotel on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah

Jumeirah Palm Dubai One&Only the Palm- Haider Yousuf/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images
Jumeirah Palm Dubai - Haider Yousuf/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images


Dubai's luxury scene just gets better and better: Today, the Viceroy Hotel Group announced the 2017 opening of Viceroy Dubai, Palm Jumeirah. The $1 billion dollar endeavor marks the company’s first venture into Dubai and its second in the United Arab Emirates alongside sister property Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. (The Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah is owned by SKAI Holdings, and will be developed by the same company behind the UAE’s Nurai Island and Al Barari, Zaya Dubai.) 

With architecture and design lead by Yabu Pushelberg and NAO Taniyama and Associates, the new property will have 481 guest rooms and suites, all with views of the Arabian Gulf.  The hotel is located at the base trunk of The Palm Jumeirah, making it easily accessible from Sheikh Zayed Road and 15 minutes from the city’s downtown center. Nearby attractions include the Dubai Marina and Dubai International Financial Center.

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Kabir Mulchandani, CEO, SKAI Holdings said that the hotel would be serve a variety of functions to different visitors: “It is a luxury beach resort in the heart of Dubai, a family retreat as well as an exciting entertainment destination.” 

Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah will have services and amenities created specifically for the diverse group of business and leisure guests, including dining venues hosted by celebrity chefs and a modern spa.  Visitors can look forward to a beach club, a one hundred meter-long pool, children’s clubs, entertainment and sporting activities.

Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah will also include 221 signature Viceroy Residences.


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