Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and Majid Al Futtaim Properties have announced the opening of Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel. With this opening, Starwood now operates 14 hotels in Dubai, representing the highest concentration of Starwood hotels in any individual city outside of New York.
Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel is directly connected to Dubai’s leading shopping destination, Mall of the Emirates, which features more than 560 international retail brands and is also home to the iconic Ski Dubai snow dome.
Sheraton has a long history in the Middle East, spanning over 50 years. With the opening of Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel, the brand portfolio in the region is closer to the plans to open 500 Sheraton hotels by 2015.
Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel comprises of 481 guest rooms, including 94 suites, as well as close to 9,000 square-feet of meeting and event space. The hotel offers four restaurants and lounges, including: Sanabel, a Mediterranean restaurant; Sodabox, an American retro 1950s café; Vantage, a contemporary urban lounge; and Sanctuary Pool Lounge, boasting panoramic views.
As the newest Sheraton hotel in the region, Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel offers signature experience, including: all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Beds in all guest-rooms, the Sheraton Club Lounge, the executive business center – The LinkSheratonSM Experienced with Microsoft and Sheraton Fitness Programmed by Core Performance, with gym equipment and training. Guests can also pamper themselves in the Sanctuary Spa.
Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel is located 30 minutes from the Dubai International Airport and 20 minutes from Dubai World Trade Centre. This opening marks Starwood’s 16th Sheraton hotel in the Middle East since the debut of the company in the region with the Sheraton Kuwait in 1966.