Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah opens in United Arab Emirates

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opened the 319-room Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, positioned on the East Crescent of Palm Jumeirah to offer views of the Arabian Gulf coastline and some of Dubai's landmarks.

The amenities at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah include: Palm Avenue, an oasis in the heart of the hotel's gardens; Serafina, an authentic Venetian offering; and Peacock Alley, the centerpiece of the hotel that is named after the high-society promenade lounge which connected the original Waldorf and Astoria hotels in New York. Also drawing on the Waldorf Astoria heritage is the addition of a lobby clock.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has multiple recreational facilities, including tennis and a full range of water sports. There is also a private beach, two temperature-controlled outdoor pools and a children's club.

For dining, the property has a selection of six restaurants and bars, including a jewel in the culinary crown, the New York inspired Social by Heinz Beck; an eatery by European chef and author Heinz Beck; Lao, boasting south-east Asian contemporary dining; and Mezzerie, locally-inspired arabesque dining.

For events, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has eight naturally-lit meeting spaces and a 600-capacity, multi-purpose ballroom.

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 24 destinations. It is a global luxury brand of Hilton Worldwide with development plans to add 12 new hotels to the brand.

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