AccorHotels today signed a management agreement
with Nakheel which will lead to the opening of PALM360, a
two-tower development on the world famous Palm Jumeirah comprising
of the Raffles The Palm Dubai Hotel and Raffles Residences
Set to open in 2021, PALM 360 will be the first
beachside resort for Raffles in Dubai and the tallest structure on
At almost 260 meters high, PALM360 will offer
unobstructed views of Palm Jumeirah, the Persian Gulf
coastline and Dubai skyline.
Its centrepiece will be a 155-metre
long sky pool, connecting the towers 170 metres above the ground,
from where guests can also enjoy the uninterrupted
views from an unique vantage point.
The hotel component will offer 125 hotel rooms
and suites, whilst the 359 branded residences – including 16
branded penthouses that will each have their own private infinity
pool, gym and cinema – will be available for purchase.
owners will be able to enjoy a concierge service, private transportation and in-residence
dining. They will also enjoy global VVIP status through an
exclusive Ownership Benefits Program
The hotel and residential complex will feature a
host of high end dining outlets, including two rooftop restaurants
commanding sweeping views, and a waterside restaurant. A speciality
restaurant will provide a venue for lavish culinary presentations
throughout the day and a specially-designed lobby lounge will
serve top-flight fare in luxurious surroundings.
Nakheel Chairman Ali
Rashid Lootah said, “Palm Jumeirah has quickly evolved into one of
the most sought-after addresses in the world, offering the
ultimate in luxury living and leisure. PALM360 will further
enhance the island’s global appeal, which already attracts
millions of visitors each year. We are delighted to partner with
AccorHotels for this awe-inspiring development that will take our
rapidly-growing hospitality portfolio to new heights, and become
the luxury destination of choice for discerning travellers the
Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO of
AccorHotels, said, “Raffles is a brand that is
synonymous with legendary levels of service combined with
enchanting design and amenities. These qualities have made the
Raffles brand successful as Raffles Dubai celebrates 10 years
since opening its doors and welcoming its very first guests.
Meanwhile Raffles Singapore, will reopen this summer after an
extensive refurbishment to celebrate its 130th anniversary.
Drawing on this timeless essence and history, we are confident
that Raffles The Palm Dubai will also become a remarkable addition
to the Raffles collection and a must-visit property in global
Located on Palm Jumeirah’s 11km crescent
Boardwalk, PALM360 is close to upcoming attractions such as The
Palm Promenade, The Pointe and Nakheel Mall, with Dubai’s key
business and leisure hubs within easy reach
PALM360 joins 16 other hotels that form part of
Nakheel’s USD1.3 billion hospitality expansion programme that is
set to deliver close to 6,000 rooms and hotel apartments across
Dubai. The first two hotels, at Dragon Mart and Ibn Battuta Mall,
opened last year, with the rest under construction or development.