AccorHotels has signed a management agreement with Acropole Holdings Limited for the Novotel Downtown Dubai. Construction work on the hotel will commence in February 2017, with an anticipated opening date prior to Expo 2020.
The Novotel Downtown Dubai will be located on Burj Khalifa Street and will serve as an internationally branded upper-midscale option with 266 rooms. The hotel will also include five F&B outlets including an all-day dining restaurant, a sports bar, a rooftop lounge bar and a lobby café, in addition to a number of meeting rooms.
Mahesh Ramchandani from Acropole Holdings Limited said: “We are pleased to have signed an agreement with AccorHotels to manage our upcoming hotel in Downtown Dubai. We believe that this partnership with AccorHotels will be a fruitful collaboration for Acropole, given AccorHotels’ strong track record in the region and globally as one of the top performing international hotel operators. Together we hope to make this property in Downtown Dubai a great success and look forward to future partnerships with AccorHotels.”
Olivier Granet, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer AccorHotels Middle East, said: “It is a privilege for us to partner with Acropole Holdings as they expand into the development of hotels in Dubai. I am certain that through our expertise in the hospitality industry combined with Acropole Holdings’ vast experience across a number of real estate development projects in the Middle East and Africa; we will be able to create a unique and differentiated offering for guests looking for greater options and variety in the Downtown Dubai area.”