DELANO Dubai to open in 2017

Morgans Hotel Group Co. has announced its partnership with IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) to bring the DELANO brand to the Middle East with DELANO Dubai. Scheduled to open in 2017 as the third hotel in the Delano portfolio, DELANO Dubai’s 110-key deluxe hotel apartment property will be situated on Palm Jumeirah and will form part of a contemporary mixed-used resort development known as The8.

The 110 apartments will include one, two, and three bedroom units with modern furnishings and fittings, as well as a Presidential Suite. Guests of the DELANO Dubai property will feel a sense of familiarity and affinity with the original DELANO properties in South Beach, Miami and Las Vegas – all of which have a clean and contemporary aesthetic.

Managing this hotel will be IFA Hotel Investments (IFA HI).

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The8 is currently under construction and will feature both the DELANO-branded hotel apartments, as well as other stand-alone residential properties offering diverse facilities and entertainment. IFA HI will oversee the asset management and operational aspect of the development.

Launched in 2014, The8 boasts modern architectural design, drawing inspiration from the fashion, design, and lifestyle elements of Miami’s South Beach. The8 will contain resort-style facilities including water-sports, a gym, tennis courts, a signature beachfront restaurant, beach cabanas, barbecue and event areas, as well as dedicated amenities for families.

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