Sneak peek of the Metropolitan Hotel Dubai

The Metropolitan Hotel Dubai opened last month after its owners tore it down to make way for the new Al Habtoor City development. Four years on, Khalaf Al Habtoor's promise of rebuilding the hotel has been fulfilled
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The return of the Red Lion British pub. Designed by LXA, the new Red Lion pub resembles its erstwhile sibling in more ways than one. (ITP Images)
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The ExCom team of the new and improved Metropolitan Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road. (ITP Images)
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(ITP Images)
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Back in the day, the outlet was renowned for the various social events it hosted. The management said it would look at reigniting those. (ITP Images)
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Don Corleone, aka the boss, returns. (ITP Images)
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(ITP Images)
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Don Corleone looks every bit an Italian deli, from the Godfather inspired photo frames to the plate settings and table cloth. (ITP Images)
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Al Safa, the all-day dining restaurant, was a common name in the old Metropolitan hotel. (ITP Images)
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(ITP Images)
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The 320-key hotel has six room categories. (ITP Images)
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Guests will also have access to the pool and beach facilities at Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection. (ITP Images)
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(ITP Images)
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The Metropolitan Hotel Dubai is located on the Sheikh Zayed Road near Exit 41, Al Thanya Street. (ITP Images)
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(ITP Images)