French hospitality group Accor has announced the opening of SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences in Dubai.
The new hotel, which was developed in partnership with World of Wonders Real Estate and architecture firm Aedas, is SLS Hotels & Residences brand’s first hotel in the Middle East.
The 75-storey hotel offers 360-degree views of the city, with views of the iconic Burj Khalifa, along with a clear overhead of the calming Dubai Creek.
Claimed to be one of the tallest hotels and residences in the region, SLS Dubai features 254 rooms, 371 residential units, 321 hotel apartments and S Bar, a lounge area.
It also includes Privilege, a lounge and nightlife venue on the 75th floor, 12 Chairs, a caviar bar and Ciel Spa.
The property is marked as SLS hotel’s seventh, with 11 other properties planned to be opened internationally over the next five years.
Sbe’s subsidiary Dakota Development has provided technical service support for the complete development process, besides partnering with Bishop Design on SLS’s public spaces and food and beverage venues.
sbe chief operating officer Chadi Farhat said: “We are happy to announce the official opening of SLS Dubai. We are excited to deliver culinary concepts like Fi’lia, our Italian concept, which will at this specific location focus on empowering the incredible leadership team of women, from our chefs to mixologists to managers. We truly believe that the property will be a highly sought-after destination for global travelers and locals alike.”
Bishop was responsible for the hotel’s design including all of the F&B venues, public spaces and the rooms.