Elevating the city’s upscale hospitality scene, W Dubai – The Palm has officially opened for business on Palm Jumeirah.
The newly launched property represents W Hotels Worldwide’s newest W Escape – the W brand’s playful spin on the traditional resort experience. Guests can look forward to stylish, evocative designs, incredible culinary options and much, much more.
Global brand leader, W Hotels Worldwide, Anthony Ingham commented: “Much like W has redefined modern luxury, Dubai is a city that is firmly in charge of writing its own narrative, fearlessly embracing the future through design, technology and global culture. The energy and marvel of this incredible city make it the perfect destination for a W Escape – our unique take on a resort holiday – where the bold style, iconic service and signature scene of a W come to play.”
The new luxury property houses 350 guest rooms, multiple pools, the signature AWAY Spa with 10 treatment rooms, a steam room, sauna, experiential showers, a hammam and a couples’ suite, and FIT, a gym with state-of-the-art equipment.
As for F&B, W Dubai – The Palm is home to six food and beverage options, including Torno Subito by Chef Massimo Bottura; Akira Back, serving Japanese cuisine with Korean influences; SoBe (short for South Beach), an adults-only rooftop bar; LIV, serving greener, lighter, fresher and brighter options for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and others.
The newly opened hotel additionally houses over 2,000m2 of event space, including a 1,215m2 Great Room ideal for weddings and events, which is oval shaped and designed with rotating walls and custom lighting features.
President and managing director – Middle East and Africa, Marriott International, Alex Kyriakidis enthused on the launch: “We are excited to bring the W brand to Palm Jumeirah with the highly anticipated opening of W Dubai – The Palm. As our first W Escape in the region, W Dubai – The Palm combines the city’s unique allure with the brand’s bold design and dynamic lifestyle and gives it a locally relevant twist. With game-changing style, amplified entertainment and innovative culinary offerings, this W Escape will inject a fresh vibe into the local hospitality scene and offer the most sought-after luxury getaway for locals as well as global jet-setters.”
In celebration of its opening, W Dubai – The Palm is offering travellers an introductory package entitled HIT ESCAPE, until December 2019. Guests can book a Wonderful Room for two nights or more and get upgraded to a Spectacular Room with stunning views of the city skyline. The package, priced at $477 per night for a minimum two-night stay, is inclusive of breakfast at LIV, afternoon tea at W Lounge and an adrenaline-fuelled dinner for two at Akira Back.