Avani Hotels & Resorts launches property in Dubai

The Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai is a 360-key hotel

The pool and terrace can accommodate up to 200 guests for an alfresco cocktail party or event
The pool and terrace can accommodate up to 200 guests for an alfresco cocktail party or event

Avani Hotels & Resorts has launched its first new-build hotel in the Middle East — Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai.

The 360-key hotel was constructed by Nakheel is targeting both business and leisure travellers.

The hotel has three room types across 18 storeys, with Avani Superior Rooms and Avani Executive Rooms each offering 30 square metres of space and Avani Executive Rooms taking the upper floors of the property.

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The Avani Suites is a total of 46 square metres, with a spacious lounge and dining area and a free standing bath tub in the bathroom.

The property has three dining outlets. Pantry by Avani is a café, Flavours Kitchen & Lounge is an all-day dining venue overlooking the pool and terrace, with an indoor and outdoor dining area, the menu includes a selection of Arabic dishes and international favourites. On the outdoor terrace alongside the pool is the F&B outlet Liquid.

The pool and terrace can accommodate up to 200 guests for an alfresco cocktail party or event. Additional facilities at the hotel include an AvaniFit gym and an outdoor yoga deck.

“Following our series of recent openings in Thailand, Cambodia and Australia, we were thrilled to launch Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai and expand the Avani experience in the UAE,” said Javier Pardo, vice-president of operations of Avani Hotels & Resorts. “This opening represents our first new-build hotel in the region and we look forward to treating every guest to an amazing stay here.”

The hotel was constructed by Nakheel, as part of its hospitality project expansion.  Nakheel Chairman, Ali Rashid Lootah, said, “Nakheel continues to play a key role in enhancing Dubai’s hospitality offering in line with the emirate’s economic and tourism goals. We are proud to welcome Minor Hotels and its Avani brand to Ibn Battuta Mall, where quality accommodation is in demand. The opening comes as Dubai’s busiest season gets into full swing, and we look forward to a successful winter – and beyond – at Avani Ibn Battuta.”

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