Bringing Four Seasons legendary service and hospitality to the UAE capital’s business and lifestyle destination, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island celebrated its official opening today.
The opening ceremony was attended Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Mubadala Group CEO and Managing Director; Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Mubadala Deputy Group CEO & Emerging Sectors CEO; Ali Eid AlMheiri, Executive Director, Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure and Simon Casson, President, Hotel Operations, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. The ceremony featured speeches from Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi management and Mubadala executives. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi is located on Al Maryah Island, a mixed-use development which meets the demands of businesses and consumers alike, and is home to the world’s newest financial free zone.
"We are honoured to open our new Hotel in the heart of the UAE capital, and delighted to work with Mubadala who shares our vision of introducing a new level of luxury hospitality to the city. Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island is dedicated to being a key member of the local community, bringing the best of Arabian and western culture and hospitality to our guests, and offering the warm, friendly service for which we have come to be known around the world," said Simon Casson, President, Hotel Operations, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.
“The official opening of Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi is a significant milestone not only for Al Maryah Island, but also for Abu Dhabi. We are proud to partner with a reputable international brand renowned for its excellent service and impeccable amenities, adding a new dimension to Al Maryah Island’s vibrant offerings. This is yet another step in our vision to create a world-class destination for UAE residents and visitors from the region and beyond to enjoy,” said Ali Eid AlMheiri, Executive Director, Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure.
As the city’s first Four Seasons address, the 34-storey Hotel was unveiled earlier this year in May as a striking new landmark building in the heart of Al Maryah Island. Occupying an enviable location with easy access to the capital’s most prominent corporate centres, leisure destinations and attractions, Four Seasons is an exciting waterfront destination with amenities that make it ideal for residents as well as business and leisure travellers. The Hotel features 200 rooms including 38 suites, a collection of six dining concepts including the newly opened Cafe Milano and Butcher & Still, a world-class spa, rooftop pool and premium venues for business meetings, weddings and social functions.
The hotel offers direct access to the Island’s diverse amenities including businesses, a state-of-the-art hospital, boutiques and a wide variety of restaurants and cafes. Since delivery in 2008, Al Maryah Island has seen a number of milestones, including the opening of two new bridges earlier this year, with another seven due for completion by 2018.