AccorHotels confirms March 2019 debut for Movenpick Media City

Grand Plaza Movenpick Media City will be the only five-star hotel within Dubai Media City, and home to the only ballroom in the area

Rendering of the lobby
Rendering of the lobby

AccorHotels has confirmed that the Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City will open in March 2019.

The hotel, originally scheduled for a 2018 opening, will feature 235 guestrooms and suites starting from 46m2 to 94m2. All rooms are designed using a neutral colour palette, with complimentary WiFi offered throughout the property.

The hotel also offers a convention centre, with a 600m2 ballroom that can cater to up to 800 guests. Nine flexible meeting rooms are available, and are named after winds, including Sirocco, Mistral, Bise, Khamseen and Shamal. These are equipped with audiovisual technology, complimentary WiFi and lighting equipment.

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With its F&B, chefs Nick Alvis and Scott Price will open Verve Bar & Brasserie within the property. Four more F&B venues are on-site, including: The Grand Lounge; deli concept Slice; poolside healthy dining at Bytes; and Twenty Three Rooftop Bar, offering light bites and 23 classic cocktails.

The Grand Plaza Mövenpick Media City has high ceilings and large windows allowing for plenty of natural light. The atrium of the property is home to 'The Swoop', a chandelier comprising 3,500 hand-blown crystals. Inspired by the flight of a bird, the centrepiece was designed by Katerina Handlova.

Other facilities include a health club across the fourth floor, which comprises an outdoor pool, gymnasium, sauna and steam rooms. The Spa by SensAsia provides Balinese, Japanese and Thai treatments.

AccorHotels acquired Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in 2018.

 

 

 

 

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