Marriott International today announced the opening of design-led Aloft Al Ain, the sister hotel to the Aloft Abu Dhabi. It marks a rapid expansion for the Aloft brand, which plans to open 10 new hotels across the Middle East over the next five years.
Owned by the Abu Dhabi based developer, Al Qattara Investments, Aloft Al Ain is an integral part of the city’s iconic 500,000 sqm, Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium Mixed-Use Development which also consists of the 25,000-seater and award-winning Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, considered the most advanced sporting arena in the Middle East, over 600 residential units, commercial buildings and a culinary hub with a diverse range of restaurants and cafes.
“Aloft continues to redefine the traditional hotel experience and we are proud to introduce the brand’s tech-forward, vibrant experience and modern style in Al Ain,” said Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “The opening of Aloft Al Ain strengthens our presence in the United Arab Emirates and also reinforces the demand for mid-market hotel development in the region.”
Kareem Nagy, CEO of Al Qattara Investments, added: “The Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium Mixed-Use Development has been conceptualised and built to become the new heart of Al Ain. Aloft Al Ain is set to energise the local community with its offerings and also brings an urban sophistication to the food & beverage scene in the city.”
Delivering urban-influenced design and an energetic guest experience, Aloft Al Ain offers 175 loft-like guest rooms and suites with ultra-comfortable plush platform beds, large walk-in showers and complimentary Bliss amenities. With design-led innovation in the brand’s DNA, all rooms and suites are equipped with SPG Keyless – the industry’s first truly mobile check-in system where guests can utilize their mobile phones as room keys.
“We at Aloft Al Ain are excited to bring, not only a new venture, but a new experience to the beautiful city of Al Ain,” said Andreas Plum, Aloft Al Ain’s General Manager “The hotel guarantees a vibrant experience for local residents and travellers into the city with its distinctive sense of style, innovative programming and buzzing social scene.”
Aloft Al Ain food and beverage options include re:fuel – a 24 hour Grab & Go snack bar, the brand’s signature W XYZ bar,Olive Tree, the hotel’s international all day dining restaurant which serves up a variety of delightful international cuisines and The Rooftop – Al Ain’s first lounge with refreshing sips throughout the day and stunning views of the majestic Jebel Hafeet mountain. The hotel also offers a 24 hour re:charge fitness center and an outdoor rooftop Splash pool. The property also features four on-site Tactic meeting spaces that are equipped with state-of-the-art A/V equipment and fast and free WiFi.
The hotel is also ideally situated in the heart of Al Ain city and surrounded by the city’s most famous landmarks such Al Ain Oasis, Wadi Adventures, Jabel Hafeet and Al Ain Zoo.
Aloft Al Ain marks the brand’s fourth property in the Middle East following the launch of the brand in the region in 2009. Aloft is scheduled to open 10 new properties in the region in the next five years.
Offer 1 – Aloft Al Ain is offering special discounts for a limited time. Guests get 20% off on the room rates published on www.aloftalain.com. Inclusive of breakfast at Olive Tree, late check-out and one signature beverage at W XYZ bar. This offer is available from 31st March to 30th April.
Offer 2 – Families can enjoy a staycation and get 50% off on the second room.
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