First Phase of Complex Scheduled To Open In Second Quarter Of 2007
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group, has announced that construction is near completion on the five-star luxury hotel, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, with an opening date expected to be in the second quarter of 2007 for the first phase of the complex.
The 21-acre project includes 214 luxurious rooms and suites all with balconies, as well as seven villas, each with its own theme. The Residence will house 161 spacious serviced apartments, ranging from studio to four–bedroom units. All guests benefit from exceptional recreation facilities throughout the complex including four outdoor swimming pools, a health club with private pool, children’s pool and playground, five private beaches and a variety of sporting activities.
All rooms are equipped with broadband Internet access, a computer data port, voice mail and an LCD television and DVD player. The complex also boasts a state-of-the-art business centre and four conference and meeting rooms. Being situated only 15 minutes from the Abu Dhabi Corniche and five minutes from the new Convention Centre, the complex is in an ideal location for the business traveller.
“We are delighted that phase one of the exciting and unique Shangri-La complex in Abu Dhabi will be opening in the second quarter of this year. The entire complex is the first of its kind in Abu Dhabi and we are expecting the Hotel to be popular with local residents, GCC and international guests,” said Adrian Rudin, General Manager, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi.
“UAE residents will be able to enjoy a new array of food and beverage outlets that span the culinary world, from Chinese to French cuisine. Shangri-La hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, will also introduce a new concept to Abu Dhabi with a unique all day dining concept. We are confident that we are offering an exceptional product in a rapidly expanding and ever-changing market,” Rudin added.
Phase one includes the five-star luxury Shangri-La hotel, seven villas, meeting and conference facilities, and the food and beverage outlets. Shangri-La’s signature spa CHI, the Shangri-La Residence and a lively souk (market) encompass phase two, that will be completed by the end of the year.
About Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group, currently manages 49 hotels under the five-star Shangri-La and four-star Traders brands, with a room inventory of over 23,000. The group has over 40 projects under development in Canada, mainland China, France, India, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Qatar, Seychelles, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com