Hard Rock International Announces Development Of Hard Rock Hotel Abu Dhabi
ORLANDO, Fla.—Hard Rock International today announced an agreement with Aabar Properties, a subsidiary of aabar Investments PJS for the development and management of Hard Rock Hotel Abu Dhabi, a five star international hotel located in the United Arab Emirates' capital city of Abu Dhabi. The 378-room hotel will mark Hard Rock Hotels' entrance into the Middle East. READER COMMENTS
Hard Rock Hotel Abu Dhabi will feature an assortment of signature restaurants, entertainment, and meeting facilities, including the renowned Hard Rock Cafe. Other key attractions include a Sky Lobby on the fifth floor podium, Lobby Bar with outdoor entertainment deck and hookah lounge, as well as a 37th floor Sky Bar with swimming pool.
With more than 12,000 square feet dedicated to wellness and spa facilities, the resort will host the Body Rock fitness center and signature Rock Spa. Additionally, the property will feature events and meeting facilities, as well as the business center, accompanied by six meeting rooms and a 5,200 square foot ballroom.
"We are looking forward to collaborating with Aabar Properties to complete the design process, embarking upon the development and construction, and, upon completion, extremely excited to manage the day-to-day operations of Hard Rock Hotel Abu Dhabi," stated Michael Shindler, executive vice president of Hard Rock Hotels, in an announcement. "This development marks an important benchmark to the overall global expansion of our brand."
The project marks the first hospitality venture for Aabar Properties.