Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide's luxury brand of landmark hotels, opened the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the brand's first hotel in the UAE and the 25th addition to the global Waldorf Astoria portfolio of 25 hotels and resorts globally. Offering views of the Arabian Gulf, the 346-room Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah eyes the luxury market.
Exclusively designed to mirror the classic aspects of an Arabian palace, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has a first-class 18-hole championship golf course, a private beach and two temperature-controlled outdoor pools. Dining aficionados can select from four signature restaurants, including specialty dining from US steakhouse, The Lexington Grill, Japanese dining Umi and Emirati-inspired cuisine at Marjan. The hotel also offers six exclusive entertainment and dining venues including Camelia, a traditional tea lounge; an intimate and exclusive nightclub; Waldorf's cigar bar and a choice of outdoor dining courtesy of Azure and Al Fayrouz.
For relaxation, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah also offers a Waldorf Astoria Spa, one of the Emirate's largest spas, with 17,760 square feet of surroundings with 12 bespoke treatment rooms as well as a VIP room.
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah also has four meeting rooms, separate boardroom and a fully equipped business center. The hotel is also complemented by a range of exclusive outdoor event venues ideally placed for cocktail parties, soirees and gatherings.
The hotel also includes two of Waldorf Astoria's brand signatures - a grand lobby clock and Peacock Alley, a public area that will become a hub for socializing. Inspired by the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah clock has been designed to honor regional Arab culture and will include the five daily prayer times. Peacock Alley, located across ground floor and mezzanine levels, is reflective of the grand social promenade that connected the original Waldorf and Astoria hotels.