Marriott International, Inc. has signed an agreement with wasl Hospitality & Leisure LLC, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach coastline. Scheduled to debut in 2022, W Dubai – Mina Seyahi is set to become an iconic addition to Dubai’s skyline and a new urban escape in the cosmopolitan city.
We are seeing increasing demand for luxury lifestyle brands in Dubai, and with its mix of culture and high-energy lifestyle, the emirate is the perfect destination for the trend-setting W Hotels brand. With its unexpected design and iconic, socially driven Whatever/Whenever® service, W Dubai – Mina Seyahi will become a destination within a destination. – Candice D’Cruz, Vice President – Luxury Brands, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International
W Dubai – Mina Seyahi will located close to Dubai’s famous leisure destinations like Dubai Marina and JBR Walk. The 31-storey hotel is expected to feature 318 guestrooms, including 26 suites and an Extreme WOW Suite (W’s take on a Presidential Suite). The W Lounge (the brand’s signature take on the hotel lobby) will be inspired by a Middle Eastern gathering place. This lively space will gather guests who want to relax over crafted cocktails and light bites. Anticipated plans include a new sunset destination experience by the pool overlooking the stunning Mina Seyahi bay, as well as a signature outlet on the 31st floor, with unsurpassed views of Dubai’s world-famous Palm Jumeirah Island.
FUEL, the W brand’s high-energy, social take on wellness, will be at the heart of the BAR-B spa, which is expected to feature three treatment rooms and a beauty bar. The FIT Fitness Centre will see UK-born 1Rebel, the ultimate sport-luxe fitness experience, make its debut in the UAE, with a 2500-square-metre, dual-storey studio in the hotel.
W Dubai – Mina Seyahi is expected to be the Marriott International’s second property in Dubai.