The iconic luxury brand brings its celebrated rituals and exquisite experiences to this thriving district
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, announced the opening of The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai. As the newest jewel in an exquisite global portfolio, The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai will feature the celebrated traditions, cherished rituals, and bespoke service born at New York’s finest address of 55th and Fifth, and will seamlessly blend the brand’s storied history and heritage with the vibrancy of the destination.
Located along the Dubai Water Canal, The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai is just minutes from the city’s most famed attractions and landmarks. Guests are steps away from the world’s largest shopping mall, The Dubai Mall, and just a short drive to the city’s design hub, Dubai Design District, and the International Financial Centre.
“Dubai’s downtown district is a sought-after destination for global travellers and showcases the Emirate’s innovative vision, making it an ideal location for the St. Regis brand’s avant-garde style and highly personalized service,” said Candice D’Cruz, Vice President – Luxury Brands, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International. “This opening is an exquisite addition to our illustrious portfolio of luxury properties in the region and perfectly unites the spirit of the city with the timeless glamour of St. Regis.”
“We are looking forward to offering guests exquisite experiences that are steeped in history along with the brand’s iconic anticipatory service, which is purposefully tailored for each one of our global tastemakers,” said Raja Zeidan, General Manager, The St. Regis Downtown Dubai. “The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai will provide a distinct point of view on luxury hospitality in one of the city’s most exclusive districts, and will offer global luminaries the chance to enjoy the cherished hallmarks of the St. Regis brand.”
Elegant Design and Exceptional Accommodations
Drawing inspiration from the brand’s storied heritage, the hotel’s sophisticated aesthetic feature a palate of rich fabrics and gold accents to create an intimate environment of luxury and comfort. Elegant décor and contemporary interiors are accentuated with bespoke elements including two striking glass chandeliers and elegant gold chains in the lobby that are influenced by the jewellery found in Dubai’s Gold Souk. The intimate lobby features sophisticated lounge areas perfectly lit by a grand fireplace and a striking artwork inspired by Dubai’s skyline silhouette reflecting onto the Dubai Water Canal. As a nod to the brand’s vanguard spirit, the corridors and gathering spaces are adorned with a thoughtfully curated collection of contemporary art.
The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai boasts 298 lavishly appointed guest rooms and suites overlooking local landmarks such as the Dubai Water Canal and the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. The spacious guestrooms feature floor to ceiling windows, large open bathrooms, walk-in wardrobes and beautiful coral inspired wall sculptures. All guestrooms and suites offer the signature St. Regis Butler Service providing round-the-clock anticipatory service ensuring every guest’s stay is entirely unique.
Exquisite Culinary Journeys
The hotel invites guests and local luminaries to embark on unique culinary journeys with exceptional restaurants, bars and lounges. The Library offers an elegant gathering place to enjoy a locally inspired take on the acclaimed signature St. Regis Afternoon Tea. BASTA! is a lively Italian restaurant that expertly fuses the food and feel of a Roman Trattoria, Florentine Steakhouse and Neapolitan Pizzeria, serving traditional Italian cuisine with a modern twist. Inspired by the convivial atmosphere in the South of France, authentic French flavours are combined with a relaxed continental style at Bleu Blanc Oysters & Grill to create a perfect blend of relaxed Mediterranean fine dining. At the intimate St. Regis Bar, guests can socialise and enjoy a modern take on the world-renowned Bloody Mary cocktail, which was first created at The St. Regis New York’s King Cole Bar in 1934. The St. Regis Bar features a mirrored mural embellished by starry lights stretching across the ceiling, depicting the glittering stars at night seen from the Arabian Desert. Additionally, a poolside bar with scenic views of Downtown Dubai’s skyline and the Dubai Water Canal is the ideal place to relax and enjoy a light meal in the sun.
Honouring a signature tradition among St. Regis properties around the world, The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai will mark the transition from day to night with a celebratory champagne sabering at seven o’ clock in the evening.
Rejuvenation for the Body and Soul
A luxurious urban retreat, The St. Regis Spa features six treatment suites and offers bespoke treatments including Flotation Therapy in a flotation pod and a 24-karat gold age-defying facial, in addition to a traditional Arabian Hammam. Every spa treatment includes an additional 30-minute sensory experience to relax in the in-suite infused steam room or sauna. Guests can work out in the exclusive Fitness Center, featuring a range of cardio and strength equipment, or enjoy a leisurely swim in the scenic outdoor infinity pool overlooking the Dubai Water Canal.
Sophisticated Celebrations and Bespoke Events
Marking the brand’s legacy of iconic celebrations, The St. Regis Downtown, Dubai will debut an elegant Astor Ballroom in March 2022 with 564 square meters of event space. Through floor-to-ceiling windows this exquisite venue will be brightly lit with natural daylight and will feature an outdoor terrace where guests can enjoy expansive city views. With an outdoor bar space, lounge seating and an extravagant open fireplace, the ballroom will be the perfect venue for intimate events, lavish celebrations and business gatherings alike. The hotel’s seven multi-purpose and flexible meeting rooms are all equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
About Marriott International, Inc.:
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of roughly 7,800 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 138 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy®, its highly-awarded travel program.
About St. Regis Hotels & Resorts:
Combining timeless glamour with a vanguard spirit, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc., is committed to delivering exquisite experiences at nearly 50 luxury hotels and resorts in the best addresses around the world. Beginning with the debut of The St. Regis hotel in New York by John Jacob Astor IV at the dawn of the twentieth century, the brand has remained committed to an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all of its guests, delivered flawlessly by the signature St. Regis Butler Service.