Majid Al Futtaim and Starwood Hotels and Resorts have unveiled the new Le Méridien
Bahrain City Centre following an extensive transformation of all its guest rooms and public areas alongside the introduction of new concepts and outlets. The renovation project, which started in July 2014, aims to re-position the hotel as a key hub for driving tourism in Bahrain in line with the Le Méridien brand’s core value of connecting the curious and creative-minded traveller to unexpected and engaging experiences within their destination.
Simon Barlow, chief executive officer, hotels at Majid Al Futtaim Properties, commented: “We are proud to announce the re-launch of the new Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre following another successful collaboration with our partners at Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Keeping our hotel properties fresh and relevant through ongoing investment and innovative renovation projects is extremely important to Majid Al Futtaim as it ensures we are always strengthening our offer to both our partners and customers.”
Following the renovation, Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre’s 260 modern guest rooms and suites now feature the signature Le Méridien Bed, a spacious work area and functional technology with modern design elements.
The hotel has also introduced Longitude 50, a reinterpreted lobby café concept by the brand. The name is derived from the destination’s unique coordinates. Longitude 50 features within the hotels Le Méridien Hub, the brand’s innovative reinterpretation of the traditional hotel lobby into an experiential space for creative and curious minded guests to converse, socialise and exchange. New compelling Arrival Art has also been installed, including a luxurious map of the world made up of hundreds of pearls and an outstanding 2.5 tonne steel dhow, both homage to the island’s heritage.