Movenpick inks deal for seventh Dubai property

Downtown Dubai hotel apartments to feature 246 units; to be built in partnership with El Housein Ltd
Movenpick inks deal for seventh Dubai property
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By Staff writer
Sun 05 Oct 2014 01:22 AM

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced that it has signed for a new hotel apartment property in Downtown Dubai in a partnership with El Housein Limited.

The skyscraper will become the seventh Dubai property for Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in Dubai and will feature 246 hotel apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedroom units.

A restaurant and lobby café, swimming pool, gymnasium, spa and beauty salon will also be included, according to a statement.

"As Dubai continues to develop and Expo 2020 nears, multiple districts with their own feel, geographic importance and accessibility emerge. Downtown Dubai is an area we’ve eyed for a while and I’m delighted that we will be able to add this vibrant and central location to our portfolio," said Andreas Mattmüller, chief operating officer of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Asia.

Its other six properties are located across Ibn Battuta Mall near Jebel Ali, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Jumeirah Beach on The Walk, Bur Dubai, Deira and in Mamzar near Sharjah.

El Housein Limited, the owning company of Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai, is also the owner of Mövenpick Hotel Les Berges Du Lac Tunis. Both properties are currently under construction, the statement said.

Worldwide, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts currently operates 81 hotels in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

The next property to open in the region is Mövenpick Hotel Riyadh, which is scheduled to welcome guests from early 2015.

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