05 Jul 2019

Waldorf Astoria DIFC elevates Dubai’s hotel scene

The glittering city of skyscrapers has warmly welcomed a new hospitality player, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Radiating sophistication and charm from head to toe, the new property occupies the 18th to 55th floors of the Burj Daman complex, which not only houses the hotel, but residences and office towers also. 

Guests are sure to be wooed by stunning views of the breath-taking Dubai skyline.

Waldorf Astoria DIFC comprises 275 keys, including 46 suites and 28 residential units. On the 18th floor, visitors will be welcomed with a unique reception and check-in experience and a unique collection of restaurants and bars. The hotel's F&B portfolio includes: Bull & Bear, the hotel’s signature restaurant; St Trop, a rooftop lounge serving drinks and light bites from day to night; and Peacock Alley, an elegant lounge and bar ideal for both sophisticated and informal gatherings. 

Meanwhile, the tranquil Waldorf Astoria Spa, also on the 18th floor, comprises a floatation tank, hydrobath, hammam and Vichy shower, as well as four treatment suites and a fitness centre. Other facilities at the hotel include a unique library concept with an open kitchen; spacious meeting rooms; a grand ballroom with a pre-function area; and a sophisticated boardroom ideal for corporate meetings. 

Rudi Jagersbacher, president – Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Hilton said: “We are delighted to expand our luxury presence in the region with the opening of Waldorf Astoria DIFC which is located in an important economic hub within the region. Earlier this year, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved the launch of DIFC 2.0 which will add 13 million square feet of space to the Centre. We are pleased to be part of this rapidly growing district and look forward to delivering unparalleled experiences to guests staying in DIFC.” 

Those yearning for a truly luxurious hospitality experience in Dubai need look no further, as the Waldorf Astoria DIFC is equipped to cater for any demand. Designed with contemporary elegance and understated luxury in mind, the hotel oozes style with its unique furnishings and its multifunctional design, which features marble, ebony, brass and bronze materials. 

The brand-new Waldorf Astoria DIFC joins two award-winning Waldorf Astoria properties in the UAE - Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.