Meydan reveals plans for new Dubai beach hotel

The Meydan Group has revealed that a new five star beach hotel is currently under construction in Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) area

Meydan is currently building a new beach hotel in Dubai's JBR area
Meydan is currently building a new beach hotel in Dubai's JBR area

The Meydan Group has revealed that a new five star beach hotel is currently under construction in Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) area.

According to sister publication Construction WeekMeydan officials revealed at the launch event for phase 3 of District One in Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City that the new beach hotel will be located next to the Ritz Carlton and opposite to the Movenpick hotel in JBR.

Meydan Group vice president of finance Meghnad Warrier said: "The development comprises around 260 rooms, including hotel and serviced apartments. We have already started the shoring and piling works for the project."

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He also added: "Construction contract has already been awarded and the project is expected to be complete within three years time, approximately by 2019. "

The group is also developing the Meydan One featuring a 711m-high tower, a huge new mall, the world’s largest indoor ski slope, a 25,000 sqm indoor sports facility, the biggest dancing fountains in the world, a beach and a civic plaza capable of hosting up to 60,000 people.

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