Luxury Dubai hotel set to close for revamp

A luxury hotel in Dubai will close for up to 10 months from July to undergo a major refurbishment, its operator said on Wednesday.

As of July 8, the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers will start a revamp which includes all guest rooms, the Vivaldi restaurant and other facilities in the hotel.

The hotel will not be operational for 8-10 months and will be closed to the public, a statement said.

The extensive renovation of The Sheraton Dubai Creek hotel will include a complete redesign of the public spaces and all 262 rooms and suites.

Known as lady of the Creek, the five-star hotel will also add enhanced technology to rooms including a 42 inch LCD television, DVD player, iPod docking station and wifi internet.

The hotel will introduce The Link cafe at Sheraton while the hotel's Italian restaurant Vivaldi restaurant and bar will also be undergoing a full refurbishment.

The statement added: "Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers is committed to providing guests with world-class service and a signature Sheraton experience."

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Posted by: Elisabeth Erhart

Yes, the hotel needs a refurbishment. I am staying in that hotel since it was opened early in the 80s and it is my home away from home and I am looking forward to the 'new' hotel and I am sure it will be spectacular.

Posted by: A.D.

This hotel was also refurbished a decade ago at a cost of around 45 Million US Dollars

Posted by: Ronald

To me this hotel has always been the classiest of all the the top rung of hostelries in Dubai, discrete, unpretentious and completely in the service of us, the guests. Nice to see it is going to get a new life.

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