St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, opened The St. Regis Dubai, in Al Habtoor City. The hotel introduces uncompromising experiences with its luxurious bespoke hospitality, 8 exceptional culinary venues, luxurious banquet halls, the first Iridium Spa in Dubai, a fleet of Bentleys, as well as, the first Bentley Suite in the Middle East which will be unveiled in early 2016.
"We are proud to partner with Al Habtoor Group and to launch Starwood's largest hospitality project in the region as we open the first of 3 hotels in this prestigious development," said Michael Wale, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East. "The entry of our ultra-luxury St. Regis brand in this important market strengthens Starwood's presence in the United Arab Emirates as we remain on track to double our portfolio in the region by 2019."
"The unveiling of The St. Regis Dubai marks an important milestone for the brand as we rapidly grow our profile in the Middle East," said Jim Petrus, Global Brand Leader for St. Regis Hotels & Resorts. "This important debut represents our fourth property in the region since the opening of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi almost four years ago, and with The St. Regis Dubai, we are thrilled to be able to offer the renowned St. Regis experience to the region's luxury travelers."
Guests entering The St. Regis Dubai are welcomed by the dazzling sight of a chandelier comprising 1,200 pieces of hand-cut crystals, illuminating the majestic grand staircase.St. Regis' commitment to art and design is brought to life with outstanding artwork throughout the hotel, including a vintage Bentley inspired mural in the St. Regis Bar.
Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman Al Habtoor Group, said, "We are delighted to partner with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to open The St. Regis Dubai, the first hotel within Al Habtoor City. It is the beginning of a new era on this historic site. The St. Regis name, renowned for its rich heritage and traditions, will undoubtedly complement the traditions and modernity of Dubai. We look forward to welcoming our first guests, and seeing the city buzzing with activity."
The hotel is the best address for special occasions including extravagant weddings and executive roundtable meetings. Offering complete relaxation, Iridium® Spa consists of 6 treatment rooms (3 male, 3 female), 2 hammams and separate female and male wet areas with steam room and sauna. The St. Regis Dubai also features a 24-hour fitness center, 2 rooftop swimming pools and a private helipad