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After months of waiting, the first ever Mandarin Oriental in Dubai is open and it’s every bit as spectacular as we have anticipated.

 

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Let’s start with the rooms – 178 of them as well as 78 suites – all decorated in a contemporary and slick style with some Middle Eastern accents, offering plenty of natural light with impressive views.

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Understated luxury is at the core of interior design seen through the communal spaces, including six restaurants offering an array of cuisines

Tasca is serving up Portuguese cuisine from a two Michelin-star chef Jose Avillez, and at Netsu you can indulge in Japanese grill. There’s also a brasserie called The Bay, Noor lounge for a casual meeting spot, Sun Vibe by the pool perfectly located for sundowners and – the one we are most excited about – the Mandarin Cake Shop. Don’t worry, you can work off the pastries at their gym.

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Need a new place to relax? The hotel is taking over 2,000-square-metre of space for the spa with up to nine treatment rooms.

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Looks like we have another worthy candidate for a staycation.

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