Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre aims for spring debut

The second Waldorf Astoria in Dubai, UAE is now projecting a spring 2019 opening, after reports of a Q1 2019 debut

A rendering of the main entrance of the Waldorf in DIFC
A rendering of the main entrance of the Waldorf in DIFC

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has reported it is set for a spring 2019 (March 20-June 21) opening.

The 275-room property comprises 201 guest rooms, 46 suites and 28 residential apartments, and was first revealed in 2016 when it hoped for an autumn 2017 launch.

In a recent report by HotelierMiddleEast.com, the hotel set for a Q1 2019 launch.

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Three dining and bar options will be offered at the hotel, including: the property's signature concept Bull and Bear; rooftop lounge St. Trop; and the Peacock Alley Lounge and Bar.

The Waldorf Astoria DIFC will offer spa and fitness centre facilities, and a dedicated business centre, ballroom and library among three other flexible meeting spaces.

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