Dubai's Address Downtown Hotel reopens with 'stand-out interior' two years after New Year's blaze
One of Dubai's most iconic hotels, the Address Downtown, has this week reopened its doors - two year's after it was left gutted by a New Year's Eve blaze.
Boasting interiors that have "stand-out appeal", the entirely revamped 220 room property has opened with several innovative new features, including varied restaurant concepts, additional rooms and suites, spa and a brand-new interior.
Billed as "classic refinement and modern sophistication", its lobby offers a mix of the unexpected with fine architectural detailing and hand-crafted accessories - aimed at bearing the hallmarks of great public spaces throughout the world.
One of Dubai's most iconic hotels, the Address Downtown, has this week reopened its doors - two year's after it was left gutted by a New Year's Eve blaze
Each aspect of the hotel has been designed to lend distinctive individuality. For the guest rooms, the practical is elevated to serve as a personal oasis. The vigor of the cityscape and pace of modern life is softened by the lounge’s enveloping environs, with soft light, and refined finishes.
Olivier Harnisch, Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “Address Downtown holds a very special place in the hearts of all discerning travellers and guests. Defined by its central location overlooking Burj Khalifa, the hotel has consistently secured the world’s leading tourism and hospitality awards.
“With the opening of Address Downtown, Emaar is bringing to life a crowning glory in its hotel assets. Working with world-leading designers and consultants, the all-new Address Downtown ushers in an exceptional lifestyle choice and set new standards in luxury hospitality. The hotel will continue to uphold its distinctive positioning of ‘where life happens’.”
It was it's prime location offering uninterrupted views of The Dubai Fountain and adjacent Burj Khalifa that made the fire that ripped through the Address Downtown on December 31, 2015, such a heart-stopping sight.
Billed as "classic refinement and modern sophistication", the lobby offers a mix of the unexpected with fine architectural detailing and hand-crafted accessories - aimed at bearing the hallmarks of great public spaces throughout the world
Each aspect of the hotel has been designed to lend distinctive individuality
However, the revamped space is hopeful its vast features and exquisite design will now be grabbing the attention for all the right reasons.
Towering high at 302 metres in 63 levels, Address Downtown is one of the world’s foremost references for luxury hospitality
From the generosity of space to the rareness of finishes, the hotel's 220 rooms and suites are equipped with interactive TVs, room automation and an entertainment interface. Guests can choose from 16 spacious, welcoming and immaculately appointed room and suite choices.
Designed in the style of an avant-garde French apartment, the property's popular ‘The Restaurant’ concept returns, adding to the eatery's innovative and exceptional culinary choices.
Also open are the Lounge, a social oasis with spectacular views, that serves a la carte meals to lighter fare and afternoon tea; and the all-time favourite Katana, which brings robatayaki-style cuisine to life, offering a uniquely delicious and expert blend of Japanese tradition and modern fare.
Soon to open are The Galliard bringing authentic Turkish flavours and inventive expressions of French and Spanish cuisine and STK, an ingenious interpretation of an American steakhouse in the form of a chic, contemporary lounge.
A connoisseur’s regal retreat, the Cigar Lounge offers guests a range of cigars that is as extensive as it is exquisite, including sought-after limited editions from some of Cuba and South America’s finest cigar houses, while the Club Lounge, accessible exclusively to guests staying in the Club Suites and Rooms, offers international cuisine and complimentary beverages in a premium ambience all through the day. Neos, the ultra-luxury lounge on Level 63, assuring guests a never-before ambience, and Zeta, an al fresco outlet at the lobby level offering California- and Asia-inspired cuisine and signature beverages, will open shortly.