Zaha Hadid-designed ME Dubai eyes 2018 opening

Zaha Hadid-designed Me Dubai eyes 2018 opening.
Designed in partnership with developer Omniyat, Me Dubai will be part of the 95-meter high Opus building in the Burj Khalifa district.

Me by Meliá will expand into the Middle East for the first time with the scheduled launch of the ME Dubai at the end of 2018.

Designed by the late architect Dame Zaha Hadid in partnership with developer Omniyat, the ME Dubai will be part of the 95-meter-high Opus building in the Burj Khalifa district in Downtown Dubai. The 250,000 square foot Opus is comprised of two towers linked in the form of a cube carved with central void.

ME Dubai will have of 93 rooms and suites, across 19 floors, including the Suite ME, as well as 98 serviced apartments. It will be led by GM Stefan Viard.

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The hotel will also have 15 restaurants, including the Japanese robatayaki concept ROKA. Designed by Noriyoshi Muramatsu of Tokyo-based practice Studio Glitt, ROKA will have a central robata grill.

There are currently ME by Meliá hotels in Miami, Milan, London, Ibiza, Mallorca, Madrid and Cabo, with further openings in Sitges in 2018 and Barcelona in 2019.

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