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Waldorf Astoria to open in DIFC

by Jane Kitchen | 16 Jun 2016

Hilton will open a 247-bedroom Waldorf Astoria in the Dubai International Financial Centre in Q3 2017, joining a portfolio of 25 Waldorf Astoria hotels across the world.

The property will form part of a mixed-use residential, retail and office-space development, and will include spa and wellness facilities, though further details on the spa are not yet available.

The hotel will also include a range of upscale dining options, a grand ballroom and four meeting rooms.

“Sound fundamentals underpin our luxury story in the Middle East, where we have seen exceptional growth in locations tailored for both leisure and business travellers,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice president of development, Middle East and North Africa for Hilton Worldwide.

“I have long admired the role DIFC plays in the world of international investment, benefiting from its east-meets-west location and world-class trading framework. As an iconic luxury brand originating from New York, another centre of global finance, I am delighted that we will welcome Waldorf Astoria to this international hub.”

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Hilton will open a 247-bedroom Waldorf Astoria in the Dubai International Financial Centre in Q3 2017, joining a portfolio of 25 Waldorf Astoria hotels across the world. The property will form part of a mixed-use residential, retail and office-space development, and will include spa and wellness facilities, though further details on the spa are not yet available. The hotel will also include a range of upscale dining options, a grand
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