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Mandarin Oriental announces a second luxury hotel project in Dubai

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a second luxury hotel and branded residences in Dubai which is targeted to open in late 2020. Both Mandarin Oriental hotels are within easy reach of the city’s two airports, being 20 minutes from Dubai International Airport and40 minutes from Dubai South – Al Maktoum International Airport.


The hotel, located in downtown Dubai, will complement Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Beach, Dubai, the Group’s previously announced urban resort which is currently under construction on the beachfront and due to open in the fourth quarter of 2018. Both hotels are owned and developed by Wasl Asset Management Group. Amsterdam-based UN Studio is the appointed architect of the 300-meter-high building, designed as a ‘vertical urban environment’ promoting connectivity and sustainability. The hotel will be the anchor of a 63-storey, mixed-use building, to be known as wasl tower, located on Sheikh Zayed Road. The property will have direct access to the area’s business and leisure attractions, including Dubai Opera, Burj Park and Dubai Mall.