Langham Hospitality Group has announced its first luxury hotel in United Arab Emirates in partnership with Omniyat, a real estate development group based in Dubai.
The five star Langham Place Downtown Dubai will be located in the Burj Khalifa district and is expected to open in 2018.
Built around 680,838ft² land with an investment of $273m, the project will also include serviced apartments.
The hotel will feature 167 rooms, eateries including an all-day dining restaurant, a rooftop bar and lounge, a speciality restaurant and a salon.
It will also have 400m² of event space, and guests will also be able to relax and make use of the brand’s signature spa Chuan Body and Soul.
Guests also enjoy panoramic views of Burj Khalifa and Dubai’s Water Canal and will be located in close proximity to Downtown Dubai, Mohammed bin Rashid City and Business Bay.
Omniyat executive chairman Mahdi Amjad said: "We are pleased to partner with Langham Hospitality Group to expand our portfolio in the region by introducing a new offering in the market, in which its serviced apartments will be released for global investors as of 13 October.
"As a Dubai-based company, we are committed to contributing to the city’s iconic skyline with innovative real estate concepts.
"The launch of Langham Place Downtown Dubai therefore complements Dubai’s strategic tourism vision to annually attract 20 million visitors by 2020."
Image: Langham Place, Downtown Dubai. Photo: courtesy of Langham Hotels International Limited.