Marriott’s luxury brand, St Regis Hotels and Resorts, has made its highly anticipated debut on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Island in United Arab Emirates. The hotel, heralding the storied heritage and celebrated traditions of St. Regis, joins a dynamic global portfolio and brings the brand’s signature hallmarks of bespoke service, innovative design, and exquisite experiences to the city of Dubai.
A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the debut of The St. Regis. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Group; Mohammed Al-Shaibani, Chairman of Nakheel; and Satya Anand, President for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Marriott International were in attendance.
With its spectacular skyline, breathtaking desert landscapes, contemporary architecture, thriving culture and varied entertainment offerings, Dubai is one of the most sought-after destinations for global leisure travellers. The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm is an exquisite addition to our global portfolio and offers a century-old legacy of uncompromising refinement and bespoke service on Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah.said Sandeep Walia, Area Vice President – UAE, Marriott International.
We are delighted to welcome the St. Regis brand to our portfolio of hospitality partners. Palm Jumeirah is firmly established as world-leading destination for living, leisure and tourism, and the opening of The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm brings yet another world-class hospitality offering to the island’s ever-growing list of attractions, including The View, which opened at the top of The Palm Tower last month. With its enviable location, luxury facilities and signature service, the hotel is sure to be a draw for UAE residents and Dubai’s regional and global luminaries.said Omar Khoory, Chief Assets and Hospitality Officer, Nakheel.
We are delighted to have opened the doors of The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm and look forward to inviting guests to enjoy our rituals and traditions, alongside exceptional luxury and anticipatory service.Marwan Fadel, General Manager, The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm.
The city’s Best Address
The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, is located on the majestic Palm Jumeirah, occupying the 1st 18 floors of the The Palm Tower, a new 52-storey landmark building connected to the Nakheel Mall. Dubai International Airport is a 35 kilometres drive away while The Pointe, an iconic waterfront destination, with restaurants, shops, and the world’s largest fountain measuring 7,327 square metres, is a 3 minutes drive.
The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, is designed to feature the brand’s sophisticated aesthetic with the modern glamour and visionary spirit of St. Regis. Elegant décor and contemporary interiors are accentuated with bespoke elements such as the hotel’s grand staircase, which is embellished with gold detailing that encircles an exquisite chandelier. Inspired by the Arabian palm tree, the chandelier is gilded with shimmering crystals that gracefully illuminate the ground floor of the hotel.
The intimate lobby features plush lounge areas and a tucked-away library lit by an artful fireplace. The corridors and gathering spaces are adorned with a thoughtfully curated art collection featuring contemporary artwork and paintings.
The 264 guest rooms and 26 elegant suites are lavishly appointed with expansive views of Palm Jumeirah, the Arabian Gulf and the Dubai Skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel also features the signature St. Regis Butler service, which allows each guest to customise their stay according to personal tastes and preferences.
The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm features a total of 4 restaurants and lounges. Cordelia offers a variety of flavourful cuisine, including premium cuts of meat and seafood sourced from around the world – expertly prepared and grilled to perfection.
Her by Caroline Astor is an elegant gathering place to enjoy the brand’s signature Afternoon Tea. The ladies-only venue is an intimate setting and features curated tea pairings and a locally inspired take on this acclaimed St. Regis ritual.
The iconic St. Regis Bar extends the legacy of the King Cole Bar at the brand’s flagship property at 55th and Fifth Ave. in New York City, where the world-renowned Bloody Mary cocktail was born in 1934. Guests at the bar can enjoy The Glitzy Mary, a locally inspired take on the brand’s signature beverage, which features traditional Emirati flavours including date syrup, an aromatic bezaar spice blend, sun-dried lime and earthy saffron.
Dip Pool Bar, the poolside restaurant, is the ideal place to relax and enjoy a light meal, with views of the city’s skyline.
Honouring a signature tradition at St. Regis properties around the world, The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm marks the transition from day to evening with a celebratory sabering at dusk.
The St. Regis Spa offers transformative and bespoke signature treatments including the Signature Gold Journey, which uses 24k gold to nourish and strengthen the skin.
The Exercise Room features state-of-the-art fitness and cardio equipments and services. The hotel features two outdoor swimming pools, one for families and the other reserved only for adults. The property is also steps away from soft sandy beaches and the soon-to-open St. Regis Beach Club.
Marking St. Regis’ legacy of iconic celebrations, The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm boasts an elegant Astor Ballroom, which is brightly lit with natural daylight and features grand sculpted doors, blended silk rugs and a striking chandelier with abstract fluted glass leaves. From intimate events to lavish celebrations and business gatherings alike, the hotel offers choice and flexibility with its six multi-purpose meeting rooms all equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, is the brand’s 3rd property in United Arab Emirates, with the other two being The St. Regis Abu Dhabi and The St. Regis Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island. Marriott recently signed an agreement with RDK Tourism Investment to rebrand the Renaissance Downtown Dubai to St. Regis Downtown Dubai.
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