Millennium & Copthorne launches flagship Bab Al Qasr hotel in Abu Dhabi
Millennium & Copthorne has revealed the soft opening of the highly anticipated Bab Al Qasr in Abu Dhabi.
A new landmark on the capital’s ever-changing skyline, the iconic property is located on the exclusive corniche, next to the Presidential Palace.
Celebrating Arabic culture, in everything from the architecture and interior design to the authentic Arabian experiences, the property marks the second hotel opening from the group’s luxury portfolio, The Biltmore Collection.
The hotel comprises 677 guest rooms, suites and residences. Luxurious interiors were inspired by the region’s rich heritage, with a contemporary décor complemented by traditional Arabic touches, handcrafted furnishings and state-of-the-art facilities.
Introducing the hotel, Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, president, Millennium & Copthorne, Middle East & Africa said: “We are delighted to strengthen our presence in the UAE with the opening of our flagship hotel in Abu Dhabi.
“Bab Al Qasr provides a luxury experience that captures the soul of Arabia and rich heritage of the region, ensuring every guest leaves with a remarkable story to tell.”
“We are immensely proud of our connection to Abu Dhabi and we are delighted to be expanding our luxury portfolio into the UAE capital,” Alzaabi continued.
“As a thriving cultural, commercial and leisure hub, we believe there continues to be a strong demand for high-end hospitality in the city and we are confident that Bab Al Qasr will resonate with global travellers and the region’s social elite.”
Impressive leisure facilities include a pristine stretch of private beach, infinity pool and upcoming private cabanas.
The luxurious spa harnesses the essence of Arabia with private relaxation areas and an extensive treatment menu incorporating Middle Eastern techniques, healing herbs and organic ingredients.
The hotel will also offer events and conference facilities including 16 fully equipped meeting rooms and an opulent ballroom.
With over 30 properties in the pipeline, and one hotel currently opening every month, the group is firmly on track to have 100 hotels by 2020, positioning it as one of the region’s fastest growing hotel operator.