Hitting the slopes in Dubai has long-been one of the desert city's most endearing quirks, but this Kempinski hotel could soon be offering the city’s “piste de resistance”. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has spared no expense to completely revamp 373 guestrooms and suites as part of renovation project that began way back in 2012.
Not satisfied with three brand new restaurants, including new nightspot and cocktail lounge, Noir, the hotel will soon be offering a slice of Rocky Mountain indulgence with 20 luxury Aspen Chalets to launch early next year, with views of the Ski Dubai slope.
The existing rooms now boast warm and natural tones with components that characterise the adjoining slopes of the snowy escape, alongside contrasting metallics more in line with the emirate’s iconic skyline. Smart technologies have also been added, including guest iPads that offer full control over widescreen TVs, spa bookings and room service options.
When it comes to dining, the hotel’s new restaurant Olea will ensure authentic Middle East cuisine and a “Levant dining experience” from regional chefs using traditional cooking methods and tableside presentations. Meanwhile, preexisting Spanish restaurant Salero Tapas & Bodega returns combination of tapas options, paellas and fresh seafood.
After hours, the recently opened cocktail lounge Noir (pictured below) presents a chic range of artworks from across the globe within a plush setting with clear views across Dubai. The shopping mall is itself a major retail destination and recently opened a new floor, replete with fine dining, fashion outlets and an IMAX cinema.
“We believe the refurbishment will not only provide our guests with a new level of experience but Dubai with a new luxury landmark,” explained Simon Barlow, CEO of Hotels at Majid Al Futtaim Properties.