News for the Hospitality Executive
The 465-room Novotel Dubai Al Barsha to Open in Dubai in
April 18, 2013 - The 42-storey property, Novotel Dubai Al Barsha, will open for business in Summer 2013. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf the four-star hotel with an inventory of 465 guest rooms, has five food and beverage point of sales, nine meeting rooms and a business centre, not to forget a host of leisure facilities.
Along Sheikh Zayed Road, Novotel Dubai Al Barsha is located conveniently beside the Sharaf DG Metro Station and is minutes’ walk from the Mall of the Emirates. Ready to cater to both business and leisure customers, the hotel is ideally situated close to the major business hubs of Media & Internet City, Tecom, Jumeirah Lake Towers, DIFC and the Dubai World Trade Centre. In the heart of Dubai, the hotel is also convenient for shopping, beach holidays or to enjoy any of Dubai’s many tourist attractions. The airport can be accessed by road or metro in 25 minutes.
Guest Rooms: Contemporary design, flexibility and technology
Novotel Dubai Al Barsha opens with 465 guest rooms including Superior and Executive rooms, over 100 interconnecting family rooms and 89 fully furnished suites. The interiors have followed a modern approach taken from a fresh colour pallet of primary colours. All rooms boast large beds, contemporary bathrooms with eco-friendly products, an LED flat screen TV, high speed wireless internet, work area, laptop sized safety box and temperature controlled air conditioning, along with other modern and high-tech features. Additional design features include backlit headboards, dedicated vanity units and contemporary art. The hotel also offers spectacular views of the city of Dubai and the beach from its forty-one floors.
Novotel Dubai Al Barsha offers business guests with a unique experience committed to five key elements: instant availability; attention to details; bespoke solutions; dedicated support and well-being. From modern furniture and contemporary design to various set ups and state of the art technology including audio and visual facilities, the hotel’s Business Centre and 9 function rooms cater for meetings, seminars and events, accommodating up to 250 guests. The Meeting@Novotel promotion also provides an all-inclusive, customised meeting service for 10 to 50 participants that aims to inspire innovation. Novotel Dubai Al Barsha also launches the innovative EUREKA meeting concept in the UAE, designed to enhance discussion and creative thinking in a multi flexible meeting room environment, while delivering fully personalised packages. In addition to complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, there is a dedicated MAC web corner.
Food & Beverage: 24 Hours Catering Solutions
Novotel Dubai Al Barsha plays host to five restaurants and bars: “365”, an all-day dining space; “Café Java”, a 24 hour boutique pastry take–away coffee corner; “Bubbles”, a contemporary Bar lounge with live music; “Deck Se7en”, a tropical inspired relaxing poolside terrace, and the region’s only Cajun Louisiana restaurant (New Orleans Speciality), “Cravin’ Cajun”.
From mouth-watering local and international bites to sumptuous cocktails, the restaurants and bars aim to satisfy every taste. The catering facilities can accommodate 400 guests in total and the ‘round the clock’ service provides 24/7 food and beverage solutions.
In Balance by Novotel: Relaxation and well-being
Open from 6am to 10pm, In Balance by Novotel is the hotel’s fitness and spa facility that offers a range of state of the art Technogym equipment as well as expert personal training services. In the Spa a host of treatments designed to reenergise and revitalise the body and mind including body treatments for both men and women are available, along with seasonal treatments and membership programmes for UAE residents. With seven massage rooms, a designated relaxation area, two saunas, two steam baths and an outdoor swimming pool, guests can enjoy a healthy getaway providing local residents with a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Family & Novotel: Expertise in family stays
The new hotel caters for families and offers the special Family & Novotel promotion. The offer allows up to two children under the age of 16, sharing the parents’ room to stay and enjoy breakfast free of charge. A 50 per cent discount on the second room is also available for children aged between 8 and 16 years. Other benefits such as late check out until 5pm on Saturday (subject to availability), welcome gifts, supervised Kidz Club, special kid’s menus and baby equipment are also included.
The Novotel Dubai Al Barsha, is the latest addition to Dubai’s iconic skyline. Conveniently located along Sheikh Zayed Road, visible from far it is becoming a recognized beacon in the city. The innovative hanging gardens that can be seen across the hotel’s façade, signals the fresh approach the hotel takes to how it does business and is a core element of the property’s CSR commitment.
Philippe MONTAUBIN, General Manager of the hotel comments ahead of the opening, “that when it comes to the hotel itself, the volume, quality and value of our bedroom product has already generated much interest in the market from our corporate and travel trade partners, our meeting facilities are first class and we look forward to tempting guests with our unique Food and Beverage offerings”.
The Novotel Dubai Al Barsha is the fifth Novotel property from the Accor Group to open in the United Arab Emirates. For more information or reservations, please call +971 (04) 515 6622.
As the mid-scale hotel brand within the Accor group portfolio, Novotel offers close to 400 hotels and resorts in 60 countries, situated in the centre of major international cities from business districts to tourist destinations. Novotel’s consistently high standard of service contributes to the wellbeing of both business and leisure travellers: think spacious, modular-design guestrooms, balanced cuisine available 24/7, excellent meeting facilities, attentive staff, dedicated children’s areas and rejuvenating wellness facilities. The Novotel group is a pioneer in sustainable development and all Novotel hotels participate in the Green Globe worldwide environmental certification programme.
To find out more information, please visit www.Novotel.com.
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