Accor is to open new Sofitel hotel in Dubai

Accor is to open a new Sofitel hotel next month in Dubai.

The Sofitel Dubai Downtown, which will be the luxury brand's seventh property in the Middle East and third in Dubai, is located on Sheikh Zayed Road and faces Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

It contains 350 rooms, including 76 suites, all of which have marble bathrooms, French amenities such as Lanvin and Hermes, free Wi-Fi and Nespresso coffee machines.

The suites come with panoramic views of either the Burj Khalifa or the coastline.

The hotel also has four restaurants, two bars, an infinity pool, a gym and a spa. There are 14 meeting rooms and a 600-capacity ballroom.