Jutting out of the empty land at the merge nose of Oud Metha Road and Al Khail road near Dubai’s Royal residence Zabeel Palace, is the proud standing Marriott Al Jaddaf.
The majestic mashrabiya dappled building is still surrounded by scaffolding and a fine layer of dust when Hotelier Middle East takes a sneak peek of the property, but on entering the grand reception doors, guests can expect to be welcomed by an immaculate lobby area and grinning Marriott Red Coats.
The hotel, which opened on January 21, is significant for the company since it marks the first Middle East roll out of the new Marriott brand voice under the Travel Brilliantly campaign, launched last year.
As such, the hotel and apartments promise to target a new generation of travellers who are looking to combine work and play in a mobile world.
The 408-unit complex is comprised of signature brand Dubai Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf and upscale serviced apartment brand, Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Al Jaddaf.
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