Armani hotel and spa opens in Dubai

by Sarah Todd | 19 May 2010

The Armani Hotel Dubai in the UAE - the first hotel developed as a result of a collaboration between fashion designer Giorgio Armani SpA and Emaar Properties PJSC - has opened.

Occupying floors concourse to eight and levels 38 and 39 within the US$1.6bn (£1.05bn, 1.21bn euro) Burj Khalifa tower - the world's tallest building - the hotel offers 160 guest rooms and suites and eight restaurants.

Facilities include a 430,556sq ft (40,000sq m) spa; a haute couture boutique called Armani/Galleria; Armani/Dolci, a confectionery; and Armani/Fiori, a florists.

Complementing the hotel and located on levels 9 to 16 of Burj Khalifa are Armani Residences, featuring 144 private apartments.

The Armani Hotel Dubai is the first in a collection of hotels, resorts and residences which will be unveiled across the world over the next 10 years as part of the collaboration between Armani and Emaar Properties PJSC.

The Emaar group has six business segments and more than 60 active companies with a collective presence in several markets in the Middle East, north Africa, Asia, Europe and north America. Details: www.emaar.com

The Armani Hotel Dubai in the UAE - the first hotel developed as a result of a collaboration between fashion designer Giorgio Armani SpA and Emaar Properties PJSC - has opened. Occupying floors concourse to eight and levels 38 and 39 within the US$1.6bn (£1.05bn, 1.21bn euro) Burj Khalifa tower - the world's tallest building - the hotel offers 160 guest rooms and suites and eight restaurants. Facilities include a
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