Dorchester Collection to debut in Dubai next year

Dorchester Collection to debut in Dubai

The Lana [Credit: Dorchester Collection]

UAE: Opening Q4 2022, The Lana hotel in Dubai will be the region’s first Dorchester Collection property and the tenth worldwide.

The three-story tower, designed by Foster + Partners, will feature 225 rooms and suites with interiors by Gilles and Boissier. 

Amenities include an indoor-outdoor social lobby space, a pastry counter and secluded garden lounge, a Mediterranean restaurant and Italian cafe, a signature restaurant and lounge, a spa, wellness centre and gym, as well as a rooftop pool and bar.

The Lana has been developed in partnership with real estate group OMNIYAT.

Christopher Cowdray, CEO of Dorchester Collection, said: “The Lana is one of the most anticipated hotel openings of 2022, given its incredible design-led credentials in a superb location in one of the world’s most vibrant cities, and a rooftop scene that will attract much attention. We’re looking forward to bringing Dorchester Collection’s renowned brand of luxury hospitality combined with OMNIYAT’s real estate vision to a new region that is home to so many of our guests around the world.”

Dorchester Collection will also manage an adjacent 39 residences. In addition, the brand manages 94 apartments at OMNIYAT’s One at Palm Jumeirah, where guests of The Lana can access the property’s Beach Club via a boat ride.

Mahdi Amjad, founder and executive chairman of OMNIYAT, added: “At OMNIYAT, we are committed to delivering the highest standards of quality and design. The Lana, our newest property with the illustrious Dorchester Collection, redefines the standard of luxury. The Lana’s sophistication, opulence, and design will undoubtedly make it a standout feature in the Emirates’ picturesque skyline.”

The hotel’s general manager Caroline-Jane Houston joined Dorchester Collection from Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group. She said: “The forthcoming opening of The Lana marks a new era of luxury in Dubai, and I am honoured to be managing the hotel and its exciting launch where our guests can be part of history in the making and forge our legacy.” 

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