Hilton has signed an agreement with AW Rostamani Group to develop an upscale DoubleTree by Hilton property in Bur Dubai. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Al Mankhool will join 11 hotels operating currently, or in the pipeline for the brand in the UAE. The construction for the property is already underway on the mixed-use development, which will house the property. Nestled within the portion of Dubai commonly referred to as the city s  Old Town , guests will be ideally located to enjoy attractions such as Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi Fort, Dubai Creek and the range of lively souqs which characterise the area s heritage. The hotel itself will contain 327 guestrooms with 131 serviced apartments. It will include five food and beverage outlets and two outdoor pools, and fitness and business centers situated on Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Street, within close proximity to two metro stations and Burjuman Shopping Mall.
Carlos Khneisser, Vice President of Development   Middle East & North Africa, Hilton, said,  Since we introduced DoubleTree by Hilton to the UAE four years ago, the brand has been a real success story, and is now one of the fastest growing in the market. It offers the versatility to create a hospitality experience that fits an owner s personal vision, supported by the established standards and global reach of an established brand. We look forward to working with AW Rostamani Group to bring about a new and unique offering for travellers looking to experience staying in the heart of Dubai s traditional, cultural district.
Khalid Abdul Wahid Al Rostamani, Chairman, AW Rostamani Group, said,  DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Al Mankhool represents the expansion of the AWR Properties portfolio, whilst also supporting the leadership s Dubai Plan 2021 vision to establish Dubai as the preferred place to live, work and visit.   Bur Dubai s rich cultural history offers the ideal location for the new hotel project, and will provide us with another platform to continue enriching customer s lives. Hilton serves as an ideal partner in managing our project, and it is a pleasure to be working alongside the internationally-renowned brand.