By Sam Bridge
Miral and Warner Bros announce that branded hotel - The WB Abu Dhabi - will open on Yas Island in 2021
Miral and Warner Bros announced on Monday that the world’s first Warner Bros branded hotel – The WB Abu Dhabi – will open on Yas Island in 2021.
Construction of the $112 million hotel is well underway and is now 40 percent complete, developer Miral said in a statement.
The WB Abu Dhabi will be located adjacent to the Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi theme park and will feature more than 250 rooms over eight levels, with modern décor that celebrates Warner Bros’ extensive film and television library.
The property will also include signature WB restaurants, a spa and fitness club, and a shaded rooftop pool.
The hotel will also provide families with a range of leisure amenities, including a child-friendly pool as well as indoor and outdoor Kid’s Club options.
Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of Miral, said: “We are excited to announce the development of the world’s first Warner Bros themed hotel, here on Yas Island.
"This is yet another step in our journey to position Yas Island as one of the top global destinations for entertainment, leisure and business. Our partnership with Warner Bros is a unique collaboration that adds another dimension to the outstanding immersive experiences available on Yas Island.”
Pam Lifford, president of Warner Bros Global Brands and Experiences, added: “Following the successful debut of Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, we are thrilled to expand our presence in the region with the studio’s first-ever branded hotel. This new venture will pay tribute to Warner Bros’ legacy of rich entertainment, offering fans a unique way to experience their favourite brands and characters.”