easyHotel to open in Dubai on Aug 1
Entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou is bringing his brand to Jebel Ali
Budget hotel brand easyHotel will open its first property outside Europe in Dubai’s Jebel Ali, on August 1, the firm has announced.
The company in a statement said it is now taking reservations for the hotel located inside the Jebel Ali Freezone Authority Zone (JAFZA).
The price for a double room in the 216-bedroom hotel starts at AED99 per night, the statement said.
“As most people are aware, Dubai is well known for being a luxury destination, but clearly not everyone can afford the price tags that luxury demands. We believe there is a real gap in the hotel market in Dubai to bring true budget pricing to this global destination,” said Calum Russell, easyHotel.com commercial director.
The low-cost hotel chain, part of the easyGroup of companies founded by Stelios Haji-Ioannou, is based on the premise that the earlier a customer books the cheaper the price.
Services such as housekeeping, luggage storage, early check in, late check out, vended snacks and drinks and wi-fi internet access will be available but at an extra cost.