Main Photo: The new Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah
Date: July 2021
Name: The Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah
Location: Jumeirah 1, Dubai, UAE
Number of Keys: 252
Buyer: IHG Hotels & Resorts and Ishraq Hospitality have partnered to open Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah. The five-star hotel will be a city retreat in the heart of Jumeirah 1.
The property has 252 keys across rooms and suites. It offers views of Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah Beach, and the city skyline. Featuring 32 family connecting rooms, it comes with a number of technology-driven features to improve guests’ stays. Enhancements include USB outlets throughout the hotel, unlimited high-speed wifi, and Chromecast-enabled TVs.
Alexander Suski, acting CEO of Ishraq Hospitality, said: “Ishraq Hospitality is proud to add this property to the Crowne Plaza family, further cementing Ishraq’s reputation in the hospitality industry. We are committed to accelerating the growth of our portfolio, and we look forward to expanding our footprint in the Middle East. With the opening of Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah, Ishraq once again demonstrates its ability to elevate properties in the region to five-star status.”
The hotel has four dining concepts. The Plaza, on the ground floor, includes a coffee lounge and areas for co-working. Cuisines is the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant. Ginger offers authentic pan-Asian cuisine and The Docks is a classic British pub.
There’s also a rooftop pool where you can enjoy light bites and drinks, plus a 24-hour gym. Guests can also partake in one of the property’s five treatment rooms, whirlpool, Moroccan bath, and sauna.
Joseph Karam, cluster general manager Crowne Plaza Jumeirah and the Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira said: “With the hospitality industry finally getting back on its feet, it is a pleasure to be opening the Crowne Plaza brand in the Jumeirah 1 area. Globally we are completely transforming the brand as we build hotels of the future with flexible design and innovation that modern travellers crave. The location of the hotel is the perfect mid-way point for guests to experience all aspects of Dubai. We look forward to being a key player in the industry.”
There is a ballroom hosting up to 150 people and a range of meeting facilities. Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah is hoping to become a business and event hub for the city.
It’s the latest IHG hotel to open in Dubai, with 2020 seeing the introduction of a number of properties. They included Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina and Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown.
THPT Comment: IHG doing well in UAE with this new breed Crowne Plaza. This new hotel follows on from our post in February 2021, when they announced eight new hotels to open over the next few years, although the original plan was for HI Express hotels at the budget end.
First Seen: Hotelier Middle East
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