Accor Opens Raffles Resort in Dubai
Raffles the Palm Dubai will extend across 100,000 square metres on the West Crescent of the Palm Jumeirah.
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The Accor Group announced that the luxury resort Raffles the Palm Dubai will open in the last quarter of 2021. It is located on the Palm Jumeirah, one of the largest man-made islands in the world.
Raffles the Palm Dubai is the group's first foray into the Middle East and also its first hotel in the ultra luxury segment.
Accor partnered with the Emerald Palace Group (EPG)for the project. Dr. Nver Mkhitaryan, EPG owner, said: "Our international expertise in developing and constructing hotel and residential projects combined with Accor’s knowledge, presence and prestigious brand portfolio set the grounds to open the best hotel in town."
Butler Service and Fine Dining
Raffles the Palm Dubai will have 389 luxurious rooms, suites and villas, all with either a balcony or terrace offering sea views. The Raffles butler service will be part of the offer while guests will also be able to choose between eight different gasronomic concepts.
Guests will have direct access to the azure waters of the Arab Gulf on a 500-metre long beach of white sand where a beach club will be serving Mediterranean-style food. Guests can also enjoy the leisure facilities at the 3,000 square metre Cinq Mondes Spa which featues 23 treatment rooms, two private spa suites and Dubai's largest indoor pool.
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