Residence Inn by Marriott announces the opening of its first hotel in the UAE
The Residence Inn by Marriott — part of the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands — made its brand debut for an extended stay in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the opening of Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf. Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf is located in an excellent neighbourhood and offers stunning views of the Burj Khalifa. It also offers easy access to major areas such as downtown Dubai and Business Bay. The Residence Inn experience welcomes guests in a space that is flexible, comfortable, and intuitive — and is designed for guests or tourists to travel the way they want, combining comfort with style.
Guido de Wilde, Chief Operating Officer – Middle East, Marriott International, in his remark explained “We are delighted to bring Residence Inn by Marriott, a global leader in the extended-stay lodging segment, to the UAE. Dubai is a key market for longer stay travel, and we know that as travelling styles have evolved, there is greater demand for accommodations which offer flexibility and home comforts for business travellers and families.”
Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf offers 134 modern residential suites, many of which have their own balconies and spectacular views. Spacious studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom duplex apartments all feature fully equipped kitchens, large bathrooms, serene sleeping areas and separate living and work areas. Each fully furnished apartment has been carefully designed to give guests a sense of openness to life without constraints.
The Vice President, Brand, EMEA, Marriott International, Jenni Benzaquen said that Dubai, UAE is the best place to debut the Residence Inn by Marriott, due to its uniqueness and thriving destination for leisure and business travellers. “Guests will benefit from the upscale living experience paired with hotel amenities that this pioneering longer stay brand offers, allowing them to maintain a healthy balance, maximise their time and connect with the local scene in a prime city location,” she said.
Guests at Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf can dine in their apartments, dine outdoors or cook. The hotel’s complimentary breakfast offers morning staples including fresh, hot and healthy favourites. A convenient 24-hour Grab ‘n Go Market in the lobby offers quick options for drinks and snacks. There is nothing more convenient than home-cooked meals, and with a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, stove, dishwasher and cooking utensils in each apartment, guests can cook in the same way they do at home.
Ensuring guests thrive during their stay, Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf offers a variety of amenities, including a complimentary grocery delivery service. Free WiFi is available in public areas, relaxation by the rooftop pool and hot tub with views of the famous Dubai skyline, Dubai Creek and Al Jadaf Waterfront. The hotel also has space for meeting rooms space and a boardroom.
The Luxury hotel, Multi-Property General Manager, Hossein Garan, also explained that He is proud to welcome guests to experience the first Residence Inn by Marriott in the UAE and provide the personal and flexible service that the brand is renowned for around the world.”