UAE: sbe in collaboration with World of Wonders Real Estate Development has announced that SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences will be ready to welcome guests later this year, marking the seventh branded SLS hotel in the portfolio.
The project, spanning 75 floors, is set to be one of Dubai’s tallest hotels. It is located in Downtown Dubai’s Burj Khalifa District.
Designed by Paul Bishop, it comprises 254 hotel rooms, 321 hotel apartments, and 371 branded residences. Sbe subsidiary Dakota Development, led by Joe Faust, provided concept development and design management services.
Food and beverage options include the Italian restaurant Fi’lia, the steakhouse Carna by Dario Cecchini, cafe EllaMia, mixology lounge S Bar, rooftop venue Privilege, and 12 Chairs Caviar bar reserved for only 12 guests.
Other amenities include the Ciel Spa, a fitness centre, and two infinity pools on the rooftop with a day lounge.
Chadi Farhat, chief operating officer at sbe, said: “We are excited to open our first SLS hotel in the Middle East in collaboration with Mehmet Nazif Gunal, founder and chairman of World of Wonders Real Estate Development, and his incredible team. We are excited to open our doors to Dubai’s diverse travellers and residents, welcoming them with the signature SLS style of luxury, hospitality and comfort. Naturally as a major destination for global travellers, Dubai was the ideal location for our next SLS hotel. Home to over six of sbe’s signature culinary and nightlife experiences, SLS Dubai will be the ultimate lifestyle destination in Dubai.”
Within the next five years, the SLS brand has 17 upcoming locations across North America, South America, and Asia, including SLS Cancun and SLS Puerto Madero in 2021.