Rotana has signed a management agreement with conglomerate RSG International for a new five-star service apartment complex on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed road, according to a recent release.

The 54-storey Sabah Rotana will have 534 rooms and is located in Sufouh Gardens. It is scheduled to open in Q2 2020.

“Sabah Rotana has been designed keeping in mind the comfort and flexibility that today’s modern traveller demands, and will offer guests an enriching experience. The project continues Rotana’s strategy of centrally locating its properties in prime city areas in order for guests to enjoy greater convenience and easy accessibility,” said Rotana chairman Nasser Al Nowais.

The property will have 210 hotel rooms, 10 executive suites and two presidential suites as well as 260 one-bedroom and 52 two-bedroom hotel apartments.

There will also be seven food and beverage outlets, with restaurants, bars and three night clubs.

Rotana said at the end of last year it had 16 new hotel openings planned in 2017 and aims to operate 100 hotels by 2020.

These new developments will see more than 3,756 keys added to its existing inventory by the end of 2017, helping Rotana grow its portfolio to 75 operating hotels with more than 19,450 keys in total.

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