It seems Dubai landscape is getting more artsy by the day. One of the latest high-end masterpieces to come to the region is Meliá Hotels International’s ME Dubai Hotel, which is being designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. Emirates Woman has obtained the renderings of the unique design, here’s a sneak peek.
The first ME hotel in the Middle East is set to launch in 2016 within the jaw-dropping Opus building situated in the up and coming Burj Khalifa District of Dubai.
Meliá Hotels International and leading real estate developer Omniyat have come together to develop the new hotel, which will feature signature furniture designed and selected by Zaha Hadid.
Zaha is an Iraq-British architect who was the first woman to receive the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004 and is known in the world of architecture for her distinctively neo-futuristic buildings. Speaking of Zaha’s designs CEO and Vice President of Meliá Hotels International said: “You always expect to be surprised by Zaha Hadid’s designs, but the renderings for the Opus building and ME Dubai go beyond what we could ever have anticipated.”
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Meliá Hotels International was founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain and is one of the world’s largest resort hotel chains. The new ME Dubai will be a contemporary interpretation of the Meliá experience drawing inspiration from it’s chain of hotels in London, Cabo, Cancun, Barcelona, Madrid and Vienna.
The ME brand seeks to fuse innovative style with local flavours aimed at the fashionable, cultured guests with a decisive taste for cutting-edge art and design, international cuisine and world class music. The stylish hotel will consist of 100 rooms complimented by Michelin-starred restaurants and the most exclusive F&B brands. The building will also house exclusive serviced apartments, which will be located on the upper floors including four penthouses with private roof terraces.
We predict the ME Dubai and Opus building will not only stand out as yet another amazing local feat and one of the most striking landmarks in the Dubai skyline.