Rocco Forte is to open the AED600m ($163.3m) Rocco Forte hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in June 2011.

The 281-room, five-star hotel will have seven restaurants and bars, including a South American bar and a Chinese and Japanese restaurant.

Rocco Forte is expected to be a business hotel, aimed at conferences, meetings and events.

The hotel is being developed by UAE-based Al Farida Investments and the Tourism Development and Investment Company.