Emaar Hospitality Group has announced the Vida Za’abeel – a twin-tower development of 70 and 68 storeys, which will be home to the 220-room Vida Za’abeel hotel and Vida Residences Za’abeel.
Vida Hotels and Resorts will operate the hotel and serviced residences, bringing its brand essence of warmth, simplicity and creativity in design-led spaces, according to a spokesperson.
Olivier Harnisch, chief executive officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “As a homegrown brand offering a refreshingly different experience for the new generation of business executives, entrepreneurs and leisure travellers, Vida Hotels and Resorts have set a distinctive niche in Dubai’s hospitality sector.
“Vida Za’abeel is a significant addition to our portfolio of hotel projects that stands out for its central location and spectacular views of the city’s landmarks. With its focus on convenience, creativity and connectivity, Vida Za’abeel will add to the choice of hotel guests and discerning customers who are seeking a vibrant and social hub were inspiring minds can create and connect.”
More details of Vida Za’abeel hotel, including its choices of restaurants and other amenities, will be revealed in due course, according to the spokesperson.
Vida Residences Za’abeel will offer a wide range of amenities for its residents including gyms, multi-purpose halls and indoor kids play areas, opening out to landscaped terraces.
“Individually designed courts, gardens and pools add to the identity of the residential tower and the hotel. For the convenience of residents, the development also has about 3,000 square metres for retail use, including a supermarket,” said the spokesperson.
Vida Hotels and Resorts has two operational properties in Dubai – Vida Downtown and Manzil Downtown – apart from several upcoming projects in the UAE including: Vida Harbour Point, Vida Dubai Marina, Vida The Hills, Vida Dubai Mall, Vida Townsquare, Vida Beach Reem Island Abu Dhabi and Vida Residences Downtown, all in the UAE.
The brand has expanded internationally with management agreements to operate Vida Jeddah Gate in Saudi Arabia, Vida Marassi Marina in Egypt, and Vida Marassi Al Bahrain in Bahrain.