Star architect Zaha Hadid to design ME Dubai

Meliá Hotels International has unveiled their next major launch, ME Dubai, which will be famed architect Zaha Hadid's first hotel project.

It wil be part of the Opus building, developed by real estate company Omniyat, in the Burj Khalifa District. The 100-room hotel is slated to open in 2016.
 
Hadid will design all of the interiors and exteriors of the hotel, which will include restaurants from high-end international F&B brands.

The ME by Meliá brand is described as for "cultured, fashionable guests who are driven by new experiences and opportunities." Other ME by Meliá hotels are in London, Madrid, Cancun and Cabo San Lucas.

 

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