The 1,539-room Atlantis,
The Palm in Dubai has embarked on a three-year refurbishment
The project will see 50 rooms and suites
refurbished every six weeks,
with completion benchmarked for 2019 just in time for World
The Interior Design of the guestrooms
was awarded to UAE-based interior design studio, WA International,
whose design will be built by fitout specialists, Al Tayer Stocks,
who have been awarded the strip out and refurbishment of the
guest rooms, suites and corridors.
technology will be installed throughout with 49-inch flat
screen televisions and proximity reader key systems. The refurbishment will also extend to balcony
areas as well as bathrooms, which will include Greek Didyma marble
basins and free standing bathtubs.
“We had very strong
five months that significantly exceeded our expectations” said
Serge Zaalof, Chief Operating Officer Atlantis Resorts &
Residences, “April was our strongest month to date since the
opening. Such a positive start to 2017 is encouraging and with our
continued efforts to enhance the guest experience we are confident
that the rest of the year will be successful. Our aim is to
constantly innovate with the new room offering as well as the
re-design of restaurants and bars we will wow our guests and
The room renovation project comes
ahead of the launch of Atlantis’ second Dubai property the $1.4
billion Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences, which is scheduled
to open in late 2019.
Located on the
crescent of The Palm and next to the Atlantis resort, the property will offer 231 Residences and
795 guest rooms and suites on over 10 hectares of land. Sales of The Residencies
opened in January 2017 with prices starting at approximately AED
7,650,000 (circa $2m/£1.7m).