Hyde Hotels, Resorts & Residences, part of Accor group, has announced the first Hyde hotel outside of the United States, Hyde Dubai Business Bay, in close proximity to the iconic Burj Khalifa directly fronting the Business Bay canal and promenade. The project is being developed in collaboration with owner, Emerald Palace Group, who has been developing and constructing residential projects in the Ukraine, UAE and Russia since 1996, including the newly announced Raffles the Palm Dubai.
The news come on the heels of Accor’s latest phase of expansion and its planned joint venture with Ennismore, which will see the creation of one of the world’s largest and fastest growing lifestyle operators, set to include Hyde Hotels, Resorts & Residences. This will be the fifth opening under the Hyde brand.
Chadi Farhat, Chief Operating Officer of sbe says, “We couldn’t be happier to be working with Emerald Palace Group on bringing the Hyde brand to Dubai Business Bay and we want to thank Dr. Nver Mkhitaryan for the support in developing the property. This opening is a testament of our continued international growth, and in particular, after the incredible success of SLS Dubai, Hyde Dubai Business Bay will continue to bring additional lifestyle experiences to one of the most vibrant destinations in the world. We will be bringing some of our most well-known concepts to the property with Katsuya, Cleo, and Hudson Tavern.”
“We’re delighted to partner with Accor to establish the first Hyde hotel in the U.A.E.,” says Dr. Mkhitaryan, Owner of EPG Group. “No expense is being spared in the construction and décor, and we are confident that our guests will appreciate the attention that’s been paid to every last detail. This is an exciting project for our company and its development further expands and compliments EPG’s portfolio of Hotels and Residences.”
Hyde Hotel Dubai Business Bay, a five-star hotel, is set to open in Q4 2021. The 276-rooms, all with balconies, will be a mix of standard rooms and suites with views of the Dubai Canal, the Dubai skyline and the iconic Burj Khalifa – the tallest building in the world. The Hotel will feature three culinary experiences from Accor including the Mediterranean concept, Cleo, contemporary Japanese from Katsuya, hand-crafted burgers from Hudson Tavern and The Perq, a coffee concept, as well as a lobby lounge, Hyde pool and lounge, five meeting rooms and a function hall, a spa, male/female salon, fitness center, a swimming pool and retail area. The hotel’s public areas, guestrooms and Cleo will be designed by Ciarmoli Queda Studio. Katsuya, Hudson Tavern and Hyde pool and lounge to be designed by Tristan Plessis Studio.
Accor’s introduction of the Hyde brand to Dubai follows the hospitality company’s global expansion of its luxury and premium lifestyle portfolio as part of a recent acquisition of sbe’s hotel brands. Additional openings include the recent debuts of SLS Dubai and SLS Cancun.
The property will be part of the ALL Accor Live Limitless, Accor’s lifestyle loyalty program, allowing guests to earn and redeem points when staying at the hotel.