European hotel brand Rocco Forte Hotels is to open the Rocco Forte Hotel Abu Dhabi, the company’s first hotel in the Middle East, on 7 November 2011.

The 281-room property in Abu Dhabi, UAE, features four restaurants, two bars, a 2,000m² spa, a ballroom and seven meeting rooms.

The hotel will also offer an indoor swimming pool, a 25m outdoor swimming pool, a gym, 15 treatment rooms and a bar.

The 28,000m² hotel was developed by UAE-based Al Farida Investments in partnership with Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development & Investment Company.