IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah opens
IHG® Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah in partnership with Ishraq Hospitality.
Established as one of the world’s largest upscale and fastest growing hotel brands, Crowne Plaza has presence in over 60 countries, with locations in busy cities, airport and resort locations; everywhere modern travellers want to stay. Being a brand designed for people who are more digital, more mobile and more connected than ever before, Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah offers modern business travellers the perfect blend of balancing work and life so guest feel fulfilled and successful.
The 252 room and suites hotel offer guests a distinct sense of place with stunning views or the Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah beach and the city. Located in the heart of Jumeriah 1, Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah’s excellent location enables its guests to be within reach of Dubai’s key leisure and business areas. Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah is an ideal choice for business and leisure travellers alike as guests can enjoy a relaxing day at Jumeirah Beach or visit nearby lifestyle or shopping landmarks.
The renovated rooms and suites include 32 family connecting rooms and come with a number of technology-driven features to provide guests with a harmonious stay experience day and night. From USB outlets throughout the hotel, to unlimited high-speed wifi and Chromecast TVs, the generously sized guestrooms are brimming with technology-led features designed to blend the 9-to-5, 5-to-9 day. Accompanied by IHG’s Sleep Advantage program, which includes plush bedding, pillow menus, aromatherapy spray, sustainably sourced amenities and a bedtime ritual guide, the guestrooms are there to restore, inspire and rejuvenate.
Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah offers a more social take on traditional business hotels, complete with four unique dining concepts including the unique welcoming experience, The Plaza, located at the ground floor, includes a coffee lounge and diverse areas for coworking or small catch-up meetings. Guests can visit one of the signature restaurants, Cuisines, all day dining restaurant for business lunch or Ginger, serving authentic Pan-Asian cuisine; and The Docks, a classic British pub.
On the rooftop, the sophisticated pool is ideal for enjoying sun-soaked days with bites and refreshing drinks for guests to refresh and unwind throughout the day. Health and fitness enthusiasts will enjoy a fully equipped state-of-the-art gym open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in addition to the hotel’s five treatment rooms, whirlpool, Moroccan bath, and sauna.
The hotel boasts state-of-the-art meeting facilities to host business meetings and events, small parties, and large wedding celebrations, with the bigger ballroom hosting up to 150 people at a time and are fully-equipped with advanced audio-visual technology for a seamless experiences.
Commenting on the opening, Alexander Suski, Acting CEO of Ishraq Hospitality, says, “Ishraq Hospitality is proud to add this property to the Crowne Plaza family, further cementing Ishraq’s reputation in the hospitality industry. We are committed to accelerating the growth of our portfolio, and we look forward to expanding our footprint in the Middle East. With the opening of Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah, Ishraq once again demonstrates its ability to elevate properties in the region to 5* status.”
Speaking on the new launch, Joseph Karam, Cluster General Manager Crowne Plaza Jumeirah, Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira says: “With the hospitality industry finally getting back on its feet, it is a pleasure to be opening the Crowne Plaza brand in the Jumeirah 1 area. Globally we are completely transforming the brand as we build hotels of the future with flexible design and innovation that modern travellers crave. The location of the hotel is the perfect mid-way point for guests to experience all aspects of Dubai, and we look forward to being a key player in the industry.”
The emphasis on connection and productivity are purposeful design hallmarks representing the new era of Crowne Plaza hotels globally. With a philosophy of building hotels for the future, the new look Crowne Plaza leans on design aspects that move guests seamlessly between work time and downtime, including the ‘Plaza Workspace’ – a new take on the traditional hotel lobby space, offering surroundings where hotel guests and locals can feel comfortable to do some work, enjoy a coffee over a business meeting or socialise with friends.